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What are some of the hottest headlines in the world of poker? Here you will find all the latest juicy stories along with other important news and tournament results. A must read for the poker enthusiast with articles published throughout the day.

Justin Kuraitis Defense of Postlegate Incenses Poker Community

Justin Kuraitis Defense of Postlegate Incenses Poker Community

Justin Kuraitis, the Stones Tournament Director implicated in a widely publicized live streaming poker cheating scandal, has come out swinging after evidence failed to show any wrongdoing.   

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/23/2020

New Jersey Online Poker Revenue Dips

New Jersey Online Poker Revenue Dips

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a lot of major changes over the past few months. This effect has been felt across different industries, with some experiencing a more negative effect than others.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/21/2020

Moon Dead as Result of Complications From Surgery

Moon Dead as Result of Complications From Surgery

A World Series of Poker Main Event runner up has died following complications from surgery.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/20/2020

Mike Postle and Justin Kuraitis Finally Speak Out on Cheating Scandal

Mike Postle and Justin Kuraitis Finally Speak Out on Cheating Scandal

Mike Postle has finally spoken out after a year of allegations lodged against the poker pro that he had cheated during live streaming events at the Stones Gambling Hall outside of Sacramento, California.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Sep/17/2020

Nick Diaz Next Fight Odds, UFC Champ, Poker Pro Tito Ortiz Running for Council

Nick Diaz Next Fight Odds, UFC Champ, Poker Pro Tito Ortiz Running for Council

Nick Diaz was trending this week in the MMA media world due to a rumored return to the Octagon in early 2021.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/09/2020

Mike Sexton Passes Away

The poker world has lost a giant with news of the passing of player, commentator and game ambassador Mike Sexton late Sunday night.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/07/2020

Can I Bet on Bovada From New York?

Can I Bet on Bovada From New York?

Bovada is no longer accessible to new customers from the state of New York.  YouWager is among the dozen or so online gambling sites that do accept customers from the Empire State.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/05/2020

Reactions Pour in From All Over Poker World to News of Mike Sexton Terminal Illness

Reactions Pour in From All Over Poker World to News of Mike Sexton Terminal Illness

Here are reactions from fellow poker pros that the Poker Hall of Famer Mike Sexton is in home hospice as his prostrate cancer has spread to other organs.

 

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/02/2020

Mike Sexton in Home Hospice as Cancer Spreads

Linda Johnson, known as "The First Lady of Poker" disclosed via Twitter Tuesday evening that professional poker player and commentator Mike Sexton is in home hospice.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/01/2020

$50 Million Poker Series with $5 Million PKO Main Event

$50 Million Poker Series with $5 Million PKO Main Event

If you play poker you do not want to miss out on this! One of the most exciting poker formats ever has arrived at Americas Cardroom, and its worldwide debut will blow you away.  Wave after wave of PKOs are coming your way.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/31/2020

Poker Pro Still Missing After Over a Month

Poker Pro Still Missing After Over a Month

A Reno, Nevada poker pro remains missing after over a month.  Police still have little clues related to his disappearance.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/26/2020

Winamax Under Fire for Homophobic Tweet

Winamax Under Fire for Homophobic Tweet

French online gambling giant Winamax is in hot water after its sportsbook arm posted an offensive Champions League celebration tweet that was considered homophobic.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/21/2020

Dan Bilzerian Loses $50 Million This Year, Bitcoin Highest in 13 Months

Dan Bilzerian Loses $50 Million This Year, Bitcoin Highest in 13 Months

The annual report on the Canadian Stock Exchange revealed the massive losses with Forbes deciding to dig a little deeper. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/18/2020

Stones Talks Settlement With Cheated Poker Players

Stones Talks Settlement With Cheated Poker Players

Attorneys for those negatively impacted by high-profile Mike Postle cheating case have informed the judge overseeing the case that a settlement has been reached in principle, and that negotiations are ongoing over details.  These attorneys have indicated they will require more time, however.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/12/2020

Should I teach my child to play poker?

Should I teach my child to play poker?

Each of us was once a child. In most cases, it is challenging to teach children discipline – they prefer to live without any restrictions. Children love games, entertainment, and fun.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/07/2020

Suspect Arrested in Poker Pro Susie Q Murder Case

Suspect Arrested in Poker Pro Susie Q Murder Case

A 60-year-old Michigan man has been arrested in connection to the death of professional poker player Susie "Susie Q" Zhao, authorities said.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/03/2020

Kid Poker, Doug Polk Agree to Settle Long Running Fued....With Game of Poker

Kid Poker, Doug Polk Agree to Settle Long Running Fued....With Game of Poker

Poker pro Daniel Negreanu has accepted a challenge to play fellow pro and Youtuber Doug Polk following a long-running feud between the two men.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/02/2020

Michigan Authorities Exploring Poker Ties in Brutal Murder of Susie Zhao

Michigan Authorities Exploring Poker Ties in Brutal Murder of Susie Zhao

“We’re looking at every avenue — whether it was part of her hitchhiking — she used to hitchhike quite a bit. She got rides with people she didn’t know frequently,” a police spokesperson said.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jul/30/2020

FBI Investigating Poker Pro Murder, Body Set on Fire

FBI Investigating Poker Pro Murder, Body Set on Fire

The charred body of Zhao, 33, was found in a Michigan recreation area about an hour away from Detroit July 13 with the tragic news only going public in recent days.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jul/25/2020

Pro Poker Player Set on Fire

Police asked the public for help in a grisly killing of a female pro poker player in Michigan.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jul/24/2020

$7 Million Venom Starts Friday

$7 Million Venom Starts Friday

The winner of this month's Venom online poker tournament will receive $1 million.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/21/2020

Phil Ivey Settles With Borgata?

Phil Ivey Settles With Borgata?

While reports surfaced this week that poker pro Phil Ivey had settled his long-standing dispute with Atlantic City's Borgata Casino, the deal has yet to be finalized.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/16/2020

Mouth to Kid Poker: 'We Might Have to Examine Your Mental Health'

It was an epic rant from Daniel Negreanu (AKA Kid Poker) after a disconnection on the WSOP.com website mid-hand.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jul/14/2020

Video Evidence NFL Players Involved in Poker Game Armed Robbery

Video Evidence NFL Players Involved in Poker Game Armed Robbery

The New York Daily News reports that video evidence, Instagram DMs, and testimony show payoff cover-ups for NFL players DeAndre Baker and Quinton Dunbar tied to an alleged armed robbery that occurred on May 13 in Miramar, Fla.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/10/2020

Best Online Poker Bonus July 2020

Best Online Poker Bonus July 2020

Americas Cardroom will be offering a very special bonus from July 19th to July 24th.  Americas Cardroom is available from ALL US states and most nations worldwide.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/09/2020

$7 Million Venom Kicks Off July 24

$7 Million Venom Kicks Off July 29

Americas Cardroom has announced the return of the Venom Tournament, with a $7 million prize.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/09/2020

Matusow Calls Female Poker Player a F***ing C***

Matusow Calls Female Poker Player a F***ing C***

Mike "The Mouth" Matusow over the weekend referred to @PokerHippie Meg Milly a "f***ing c***" via Twitter, leading to outrage within the poker community.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jul/06/2020

Poker Links Allowed Back on YouTube Channels, Matusow Leaving Poker?

Poker Links Allowed Back on YouTube Channels, Matusow Leaving Poker?

Great news for the poker community on YouTube as the social media video streaming platform will once again permit links to certain gambling sites.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jul/05/2020

Poker Pro Compares Mike 'The Mouth' Matusow to Domestic Terrorist

Poker Pro Compares Mike 'The Mouth' Matusow to Domestic Terrorist

Poker pro and economist Andrew Barber this weekend compared outspoken fellow pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow to a domestic terrorist.  Matusow is a devout supporter of US President Donald Trump.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/28/2020

5 Easy Ways to Profit More in Small Stakes Poker Games

5 Easy Ways to Profit More in Small Stakes Poker Games

Small stakes poker games are popular all over the world, both in casinos and online. And many people don’t know that you can actually make a decent amount of profit in these games.

This is especially the case if you play online poker for example where you have the ability to multi-table and therefore multiply your winnings tremendously.

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/27/2020

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South Florida Bookies: How Are They Faring?

South Florida Bookies: How Are They Faring?

Gambling911.com routinely monitors impacts on regional bookies, including those in South Florida. A well-run Pay Per Head will help guide you through any rough times.

Can I Bet With MyBookie.ag From Colorado

Can I Bet With MyBookie.ag From Colorado

While the MyBookie.ag website is accessible from Colorado, Gambling911.com recommends BetOnline with its generous welcome bonus (max bonus $1000) and lightning fast payouts.

Online Gambling Champion Ron Paul Has Stroke on Live Stream

Online Gambling Champion Ron Paul Has Stroke on Live Stream

Former Republican Congressman Ron Paul suffered an apparent stroke while appearing on a live stream.  Many may find the video below disturbing.