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2+2 Forums Hacked

Fans of the popular poker forum, twoplustwo.com, were shocked to find out that a hacker had infiltrated their servers. It is not known exactly what sensitive information had been obtained but it is highly recommended that members who used the same password for anything else, that they... Read more

EPT Monte Carlo: Bonomo Wins Super High Roller

Justin Bonomo came into the final table with over 40% of the chips and virtually destroyed some of the best poker players in the world to take down the €100,000k Super High Roller at the PokerStars and Monte Carlo Casino European Poker Tour Grand Final and take the huge... Read more

WPT Seminole: Tommy Vedes Captures 2nd WPT Title

WPT Season VIII Festa al Lago Champion Tommy Vedes stole the show by overcoming a short stack to etch his name for a second time onto the WPT Champions Cup. Vedes claimed the $779,520 top prize and entered WPT history as only the third player ever to rise... Read more

I’m sure by now everyone has been following the quickly growing forum thread on 2+2 about the breaking news in the Full Tilt takeover story. That thread is growing so quickly it is hard to keep up with at the moment, so were going to post the [...]

Stars FTP takeover notes

I’m sure by now everyone has been following the quickly growing forum thread on 2+2 about the breaking news in the Full Tilt takeover story. That thread is growing so quickly it is hard to keep up with at the moment, so were going to post the... Read more

GBT Says ‘Deal Off,’ PokerStars To Save FTP?

Early this morning, a new thread was created by first-time poster on the  2+2 forums with shocking details in the ongoing drama surrounding Full Tilt Poker. The thread was initially brought down by a moderator but has since been resurrected with a moderators note claiming that it... Read more

Jamie Gold To Summon Ghost of Sinatra?

Fans of both poker and the reality TV show Ghost Adventures, will no doubt recognize a familiar face in a upcoming episode. The 2006 WSOP Main Event Champion, Jamie Gold, is scheduled to make an appearance on the show’s series finale on Friday, April 27th at 9pm... Read more

PTR Buckles, Plans To Reintroduce PokerStars Service

After receiving a cease and desist order from the legal team over at PokerStars, the management of PokerTableRatings.com have agreed to remove all player information regarding PokerStars’ clients. However, the team over at PTR have not given up on providing a service to Stars’ players and plans... Read more

EPT Berlin: Kitai Becomes Poker’s Fifth Triple Crown Winner

Davidi Kitai has had one epic week! Not only has he become the first Belgian EPT Champion, but the win also finalized a position in one of poker’s most exclusive clubs: the Triple Crown. Kitai won a WSOP bracelet back in 2008 for the $2k Pot-Limit Hold’em... Read more

The well-known website pokertableratings.com (ptr) stood up to the poker industry giant, Pokerstars.com, and lost. Information came out yesterday, April 19, that Pokerstars had repeatedly asked ptr to stop providing their players information publicly, ...

Poker Table Ratings loses heads up battle with Pokerstars

The well-known website pokertableratings.com (ptr) stood up to the poker industry giant, Pokerstars.com, and lost. Information came out yesterday, April 19, that Pokerstars had repeatedly asked ptr to stop providing their players information publicly, ... Read more

UKIPT Nottingham

Last Monday, one of the largest live tournaments to ever be held on British soil took place at Nottingham’s Dusk Till Dawn Club. That was the site of this year’s £1 million guaranteed UK & Ireland Poker Tour event which was won by 60-year-old former landlord Robert... Read more

FTP Resurrection Signs Continue

Although no official statement has been made recently by Full Tilt Poker, Group Bernard Tapie or the U.S. Department of Justice, there are signs, nonetheless, that FTP is making headway towards becoming active again. For the first time since they officially lost their license last June, Full... Read more

New Poker Movie By Makers Of ‘Rounders’

Although there have been several movies made using poker as part of the plot, very few of them stack up to Rounders, written by David Levien and Brian Koppelman. Rounders went on to become a cult favourite among poker players and now many forums are buzzing with... Read more

PokerStars Threatens Legal Action Against PTR

A few years back, PokerStars had announced that they were going to start cracking down on data-mining sites, stating that they were compromising the integrity of the game. Most of the major sites changed their methods to assure compliance with PokerStars stance, but PokerTablingRatings.com was one such... Read more

WPT Vienna: Morten Christensen Claims Win

There must be something in the water in Denmark! Danish players have won three EPT victories already this year and now a fourth title has been claimed in Vienna. The chip leader from Day 2, Morten Christensen, now has his first major title victory under his belt,... Read more

Todd Terry Vs Full Tilt Poker, Round 2

A group of professional players, Steve Segal, Nick Hammer, Robin Hougdahl and Todd Terry, have launched a second law suit targeting Howard Lederer and Chris Ferguson. Their original suit launched against Full Tilt Poker after the events of Black Friday was dismissed in January when the judge... Read more

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The Importance Of Note Taking

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