Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 07, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip, Poker Player News | No Comments »

Two days ago we brought you the story of Douglas “WCGrider” Polk who was victimized by poker pro Brad Booth. Polk decided to do a money swap from his online account with Booth for cash (Booth is a former superstars high-stakes poker player who has fallen on hardRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 25, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, TV Poker | No Comments »

There is a new player in the televised poker industry, the iSeriesLIVE, but unlike its predecessors and the current incarnations of televised poker shows, iSeries is putting a whole new spin on the staid programming that poker fans have grown accustomed to. The iSeries will be an invitation-onlyRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 21, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Poker Promotions | No Comments »

Yesterday the Party Poker Premier League added the thirteenth player to its roster, Bertrand “ElkY” Grosspellier, leaving only a single slot to be filled before the event begins on April 10th, 2012 –in addition to the 14 professional players there are two qualifiers. ElkY, who added the TripleRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 07, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed | No Comments »

It’s that time of year again; time to pull out my crystal ball for a little poker prognostication, and for 2012 the predictions are very bold! 2012 will finally be the Year of the Woman For the past two years I’ve predicted that a woman would win anRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 30, 2011 Posted in Poker Gossip, World Poker News | No Comments »

The title of the article basically says it all, so here are my choices for the 15 craziest, zaniest, mind-boggling stories from the world of poker over the past year. So in no particular order here are #’s 1-5: Matt Perrins wins WSOP bracelet after watching YouTube tutorialRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 12, 2011 Posted in TV Poker, UK Poker News | No Comments »

Sam Holden may not have been able to win poker’s biggest prize at the final table of the World Series of Poker Main Event, but the UK native did add to the $782k he won for his 8th place finish in poker’s biggest tournament by winning the latestRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 07, 2011 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, TV Poker | No Comments »

It looks as if Black Friday has struck again, as the long-running televised poker cash-game, High Stakes Poker, will see its run on the Game Show Network come to an end according to a report by BuzzerBlog.com. The site is reporting that the network’s January lineup does notRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 11, 2011 Posted in Poker Gossip, TV Poker | No Comments »

Leeann Tweeden has been a longtime figure on the sports’ scene and in recent years the former correspondent for the Best Damn Sports Show Period has been a major part of the poker scene; hosting numerous televised poker shows including Poker After Dark (which she began hosting inRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 31, 2011 Posted in Op-Ed, WSOP News | No Comments »

One of the biggest changes this year, or for that matter since the November Nine first began, will be the final table coverage going live on ESPN and ESPN 2. The live coverage will mark the first radical change in the World Series of Poker broadcast since ESPNRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 27, 2011 Posted in Tournament News, TV Poker | No Comments »

In a press release on Wednesday the Annie Duke and Jeffrey Pollack led Epic Poker League added the final piece of the puzzle as the long awaited debut of the exclusive poker league is just days away, announcing that they have signed a television deal with CBS andRead Full Article