Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 02, 2013 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

With a field of over 1,000 players, the 2013 World Poker Tour Borgata Winter Open Main Event was one of the largest events in the history of the WPT, drawing in some of the biggest names in tournament poker despite competing head-to-head with the Aussie Millions tournament seriesRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 01, 2013 Posted in Aussie Poker News, Tournament News | 2 Comments »

If anyone wants to know who I would vote for as the best tournament poker player in the world is, it’s Sam Trickett. Trickett doesn’t have an armful of WSOP bracelets or multiple WPT/EPT victories, what he does is simple; he wins! And Trickett tends to win theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 17, 2013 Posted in Poker Player News, Poker Room News | 3 Comments »

PokerNewsBoy has learned that Lock Poker has signed Mike “The Grinder” Mizrachi to represent the site at tournaments across the globe and at their online poker tables. Lock Poker is thrilled to announce the signing of one of the most coveted free agents in poker, who will nowRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 11, 2013 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

The PokerStars PCA may be dominating the headlines in the tournament poker world –soon to be overtaken by the upcoming Aussie Millions—but there are a number of developments on several different fronts including some major changes to the ISPT, the terrific turnout for the Multi-Prize Pool tournament that tookRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 09, 2013 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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Every day the poker world is inundated with more news, reports, and gossip, than any of us can read. At PokerNewsBoy.com we understand that there are only so many hours in the day, and only so much time you can set aside to follow all of the storiesRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 01, 2013 Posted in Op-Ed | No Comments »

There were a number of highlights (as well as a few lowlights) in the poker world this past year, but let’s face it, events like Greg Merson’s WSOP win, the emergence of poker in Asia, the hacking and subsequent lengthy hiatus for the 2+2 poker forum, or GregRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 02, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

The World Poker Tour schedule has been hectic as of late, with tournaments kicking off the moment their predecessors have concluded, and as 2012 comes to a close the WPT schedule isn’t slowing down. In the past week or so we have seen the WPT Montreal and theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 28, 2012 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

The tournament poker world is always a hectic place right before Christmas, and with the PokerStars PCA and the Aussie Millions occurring in January the schedule only gets more intense. In this installment I’ll update you on some recent results from events around the world, as well asRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 21, 2012 Posted in Op-Ed, Poker Player News | No Comments »

Cardplayer Magazine, the Global Poker Index, and Bluff Magazine all have their fancy algorithms and formulas for determining the tournament poker Player of the Year, but here at PokerNewsboy.com we prefer the eyeball test, picking the player who has pushed the storylines throughout 2012 and performed the bestRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 19, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »
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Part 1 of this series took a look at the forgettable moments in poker during the course of 2012; in Part 2 I examined the themes that dominated poker throughout the year; now the final installment of this series will cover the individual achievements that took place duringRead Full Article