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Man Gets 10 Years for Downloading Child Porn Using Casino Wifi

Man Gets 10 Years for Downloading Child Porn Using Casino Wifi

A Gulfport man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after he downloaded child pornography while at a Vicksburg casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/01/2017

WAG Diaries with Melanie Weisner and Jonathan Katz

WAG Diaries with Melanie Weisner and Jonathan Katz

Melanie Weisner is a poker power house, but sorry boys, she has found her soul mate. Sarah tests their love in another edition of PokerNews.com Calling the Clock

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/01/2017

Tom Koral Wins $1500 Seven Card Stud at 2017 WSOP

Tom Koral Wins $1500 Seven Card Stud at 2017 WSOP

Chicago’s own Tom Koral has finally won a World Series of Poker bracelet after over a decade of trying.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/01/2017

‘Mob at the Movies’ New Museum Exhibit Opens

‘Mob at the Movies’ New Museum Exhibit Opens

“Mob at the Movies” trolls the cinematic archives to reveal how Hollywood portrayed organized crime

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/30/2017

Former Patriots Player a Familiar Face at This Year’s WSOP

Former Patriots Player a Familiar Face at This Year’s WSOP

The seven-time Pro Bowl player was also a part of the Oakland Raiders.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/30/2017

Mark Cuban Backed Esports Bookie Unikrn Launches Crytocurrency UnikoinGold

Mark Cuban Backed Esports Bookie Unikrn Launches Crytocurrency UnikoinGold

Billionaire entrepreneur and Shark Tank panelist investor Mark Cuban plans to participate in an initial coin offering (ICO) just weeks after saying bitcoin is in a “bubble”.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/30/2017

Max Silver Wins $3000 Limit Hold’em 6 Max

Max Silver Wins $3000 Limit Hold’em 6 Max

London-born Max Silver has claimed his first-ever World Series of Poker gold bracelet with a win in the 2017 WSOP 3000 Limit Hold’em 6 Max.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/30/2017

Mohsin Charania Wins 2017 $1500 No-Limit Hold’em

Mohsin Charania Wins 2017 $1500 No-Limit Hold’em

One of the best online poker players, Mohsin Charania, has won the 2017 No-Limit Hold’em Event #52.  

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/30/2017

$10K PLO Hand Breakdowns and the Final 3 to Win a Seat at the WSOP Main Event

$10K PLO Hand Breakdowns and the Final 3 to Win a Seat at the WSOP Main Event

Let Daniel know which of the three finalists you want to have a free seat at the 2017 WSOP Main Event

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2017

G911 World Exclusive - Bed Bug Attorney Talks Potential Lawsuit by Lesbian Client

G911 World Exclusive - Bed  Bug Attorney Talks Potential Lawsuit by Lesbian Client

Attorney said he hopes that the fact that his client, Stephanie Mejia, is part of a lesbian couple with a child was not a factor in the poor treatment

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/29/2017

A Look at Day 30 of the 2017 World Series of Poker

A Look at Day 30 of the 2017 World Series of Poker

Players to watch Thursday at the 2017 World Series of Poker include the likes of Christopher Vitch, who won his second career bracelet this week. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2017

New Jersey Sports Betting Ban Appeal Heads to Supreme Court

Supreme Court decision could make it 'another 1990s' for Coast economy

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/29/2017

Dutch Players Dominating Bounty at WSOP

Dutch Players Dominating Bounty at WSOP

PokerNews.com talks to Tobias Peters about life since becoming a professional poker player. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2017

One of Poker’s Most Hated Chris Ferguson Finishes 4th in WSOP Event 51

One of Poker’s Most Hated Chris Ferguson Finishes 4th in WSOP Event 51

Bryce Yockey has won his first World Series of Poker bracelet and $511,147 at the 2017  $10,000 Pot Limit Omaha Hi Lo Championship.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2017

Monster Stack Results in Over a $1 Million Payout to Winner

The 2017 World Series of Poker Monster Stack was starting to wind down with the first place finisher to be paid out $1,094,349. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2017

Online Gambling Affiliate Bosses Sentenced in Bitcoin Scheme

Online Gambling Affiliate Bosses Sentenced in Bitcoin Scheme

A Florida man was sentenced to 5.5 years prison time for his role in a Bitcoin exchange money laundering scheme as well as the hacking of JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2017

NFL No Comment on NJ Sports Betting Case Being Heard in US Supreme Court

NFL No Comment on NJ Sports Betting Case Being Heard in US Supreme Court

Legalized sports betting in the state of New Jersey is one step closer with news that the US Supreme Court is set to hear arguments later this year.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2017

Alphabay, Besa Mafia, Red Rooms & Dark Net Hitmen with Eileen Ormsby, Chris DeRose

Alphabay, Besa Mafia, Red Rooms & Dark Net Hitmen with Eileen Ormsby, Chris DeRose

In Part two of this excellent interview with Silk Road and Dark Net Historian Eileen Ormsby, Chris DeRose of Bitcoin Uncensored discusses the future of the dark net.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2017

Climbing The Ladder Of Pay Per Head Online Bookie Business With The Right Motive

Climbing The Ladder Of Pay Per Head Online Bookie Business With The Right Motive

Many businesses have shut down because operators failed to do the proper accounting of the money they thought the company had brought in.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2017

Mike ‘The Mouth’ Matusow Wants to Make Poker Fun Again: Players are ‘Miserable’

Mike ‘The Mouth’ Matusow Wants to Make Poker Fun Again: Players are ‘Miserable’

Mike Matusow​ in classic "The Mouth" style tells his fellow players what he really things of them.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2017

Luis Calvo Wins $3K Pot-Limit Omaha 6-Handed

Luis Calvo Wins $3K Pot-Limit Omaha 6-Handed

Miami's Luis Calvo has won the 2017 World Series of Poker's Event #49, $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 6-Handed and the $362,185 that came with it. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2017

Sports Betting Personality Files Suit Against Deadspin

Sports Betting Personality Files Suit Against Deadspin

Bell filed a $10 million defamation lawsuit against Deadspin parent company Gizmodo Media Group last week.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/27/2017

Violent Fist Fight in Bobby’s Room at Bellagio: Phil Ivey Involved?

Violent Fist Fight in Bobby’s Room at Bellagio: Phil Ivey Involved?

Poker pro shares his own experiences (plural) with violence in poker

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/27/2017

Dayanna Ciabaton Wins Negreanu ‘Stake Me’ Contest

Dayanna Ciabaton Wins Negreanu ‘Stake Me’ Contest

Congrats to Dayanna Ciabaton, whose video won the Daniel Negreanu “Stake Me” contest which will allow her to play in the 2017 World Series of Poker Main Event for free.   

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/27/2017

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear NJ Sports Betting Matter

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear NJ Sports Betting Matter

The Supreme Court will take up New Jersey’s bid to allow sports betting at its casinos and racetracks.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/27/2017

Christopher Vitch Wins $10K Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo or Better Championship

Christopher Vitch Wins $10K Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo or Better Championship

Christopher Vitch, 34, of Phoenix, Arizona has defeated Benny Glaser to win the Seven Card Hi-Lo or Better Championship Event #48 at this year’s World Series of Poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/27/2017

Phil Hellmuth Busts Out in 9th: Deprived of 15th Bracelet This Time

Phil Hellmuth Busts Out in 9th: Deprived of 15th Bracelet This Time

No 15th bracelet for Phil Hellmuth yet at the 2017 World Series of Poker, though he just came very close.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/26/2017

100 Year Old Mobster Leaves Prison

100-Year-Old Mobster Released From Prison

Former Colombo family underboss John (Sonny) Franzese has been released from prison at the ripe old age of 100.  It was his first full day of freedom in eight years.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/26/2017

Bitcoin Takes a Dive as Market Sheds $13 Billion

Bitcoin Takes a Dive as Market Sheds $13 Billion

Bitcoin, Ether and other crypto-currencies plunged Monday as veteran investors reportedly took out profits, according to reports.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/26/2017

Cyprus to Build Europe’s Largest Casino

Cyprus to Build Europe’s Largest Casino

Cyprus signed a deal Monday for the construction of what officials say will be Europe's biggest casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/26/2017

Breaking News

House Approves Changes to Casino Gambling Compact in Connecticut

House Approves Changes to Casino Gambling Compact in Connecticut

The House of Representatives has approved amended agreements that could lead to Connecticut’s first casino on nontribal land.

 Why All Pay Per Head Businesses Need An Elaborate Business Plan

Why All Pay Per Head Businesses Need An Elaborate Business Plan

Do you want your bookie business to stand out?

Phil Ivey, Dave ‘Devilfish’ Ullioit Inducted Into Poker Hall of Fame

Phil Ivey, Dave ‘Devilfish’ Ullioit Inducted Into Poker Hall of Fame

Phil Ivey, one of the greats in the world of poker, and the late Dave “Devilfish” Ullioit have been inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame over the weekend.