Tag: Poker News

  • Poker Player Newspaper ends Print Magazine just as GPI launches One

    With a wealth of poker news and information now available on the internet, many printed poker magazines are having a rough go of it these days. For Poker Player Newspaper, the pressure became too much as they ended their print edition after 30-plus years in the business. Owner Stan Sludikoff said that the costs of…

  • Victoria Coren and David Mitchell Engagement

    There was a bit of joyous poker news earlier today as female pro Victoria Coren and comedian David Mitchell announced their engagement. This might come as a surprise to many people within the poker community because the Brits have kept their relationship really quiet. However, they figured that now was the perfect time to unveil…

  • Epic Poker League could be in Trouble

    If you listen to Commissioner Annie Duke, you’d think that the Epic Poker League was the greatest thing to happen to poker. But if you pay attention to recent reports by several poker news outlets, you might conclude an entirely different thought. After all, it’s being reported that Pinnacle Entertainment is currently talking to EPL…

  • Scott Matusow and Mike Matusow reconcile

    Three weeks ago, an abrupt feud between poker pro Mike Matusow and his brother Scott Matusow was dominating the poker news headlines. The fight started when Mike Matusow dissed his brother for promoting a negative article about Phil Ivey and Full Tilt Poker through Mike’s twitter feed. Then Scott Matusow wrote an unflattering post about…

  • WSOP Fantasy Draft

    The world of fantasy sports is no doubt¬†intoxicating as millions of people worldwide spend hours trying to think of every possible angle to improve their team. This being said, where does fantasy poker fit into this equation? While I love poker, it’s hard to see how one could get excited about fantasy poker since the…

  • Unknown Ivan Freitez wins EPT Grand Final

    It seems like the last few EPT events that I’ve seen have featured little known winners. And this trend definitely kept up after Ivan Freitez defeated fellow unknown Torsten Brinkmann to win the 2011 EPT Grand Live Final. Now this isn’t to say that Freitez was a total bum before he won the biggest EPT…

  • Check Out The ‘Poker That Sucks’ Blog

    A friend of mine, Michael Olsen, writes a poker blog at PokerThatSucks.com and I thought I’d let my readers know about it. Michael makes his living playing poker – a fact that I have always been a tad jealous of – and his blog is about everything having to do with poker. At Poker That…