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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.

Former Fed on Probe of Wichita Poker Pro: ‘Timing of Letters Unusual’

Former Fed on Probe of Wichita Poker Pro: ‘Timing of Letters Unusual’

“Normally those types of notifications are made or affected after the indictment rather than before,” former agent says.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/22/2017

Attorney Wins $248k at HPT Event

Attorney Wins $248k at HPT Event

Cord Garcia topped one of the largest fields in Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) history at Golden Gates Casino & Poker Parlour to earn his second win in as many tries in Colorado.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/21/2017

Phil Hellmuth ‘Poker Brat’ Available on Amazon for Pre-Orders

Phil Hellmuth ‘Poker Brat’ Available on Amazon for Pre-Orders

World Series of Poker bracelet record holder Phil Hellmuth has his new autobiography “Poker Brat: The Phil Hellmuth Story” due out in stores August 1

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/21/2017

Yes Sweden Has a Crime Problem – Poker Community Knows All Too Well

Yes Sweden Has a Crime Problem – Poker Community Knows All Too Well

Sweden in world spotlight following US President Donald Trump’s weekend comments

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/20/2017

Portland Police Officer Fired for Making Threats while Armed During Poker Game

Portland Police Officer Fired for Making Threats while Armed During Poker Game

A newly released report on investigations into misconduct by Portland police says an officer resigned under threat of firing for driving drunk in a patrol car while on duty to answer a call.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/18/2017

Wichita Witch Hunt? More Names Surface in Poker, Casino Probe

Wichita Witch Hunt?  More Names Surface in Poker, Casino Probe

Two other Wichita, Kansas men’s names have been revealed as part of a US Justice Department probe where information thus far has been scarce.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/16/2017

Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Series 2017 Announced

Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Series 2017 Announced

Event will run Thursday, March 16 through Sunday, April 9, 2017

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/16/2017

What’s Going on in Kansas? Federal Probe of Poker Player Leads to Wire Tap of Governor

What’s Going on in Kansas? Federal Probe of Poker Player Leads to Wire Tap of Governor

Not since the Wizard of Oz has there been this much excitement in the state of Kansas: Wiretaps of government officials, more

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/15/2017

Kansas Governor Confirms His Calls Intercepted: Ties to Local Poker Pro?

Kansas Governor Confirms His Calls Intercepted: Ties to Local Poker Pro?

Kansas Governor confirms his calls intercepted and received similar letter where local poker pro is subject of investigation

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/15/2017

Wichita Businessman, Poker Pro Brandon Steven Subject of Federal Probe

Wichita Businessman, Poker Pro Brandon Steven Subject of Federal Probe

FBI and US Department of Justice mum on subject of investigation

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/14/2017

SharkScope Introduces Collusion Detection Feature

SharkScope Introduces Collusion Detection Feature

SharkScope, one of several online services that track the results of online players, has reportedly unveiled an anti-collusion detection tool.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/13/2017

Poker AI Could Soon Take On Six-Max

Libratus abilities could soon be enhanced

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/13/2017

Craig Chait Denies Phil Hellmuth Win at 2017 LA Poker Classic

Craig Chait Denies Phil Hellmuth Win at 2017 LA Poker Classic

Craig Chait managed to beat out one of the greatest poker players, Phil Hellmuth, at this year’s LA Poker Classic $1100 2-7 event.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/13/2017

Poker Player Turned Pimp Faces Trial, Girlfriend Enters Guilty Plea

Poker Player Turned Pimp Faces Trial, Girlfriend Enters Plea Deal

Woman said her poker player “pimp’ regularly threatened her and demanded she make a certain amount of money per day

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/12/2017

GlobalPoker.com Opens With PayPal Online Poker Payouts for US Citizens

GlobalPoker.com Opens With PayPal Online Poker Payouts for US Citizens

PayPal has not permitted its platform to be used for Internet gambling in the States for well over 15 years though.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/11/2017

Lady Gaga First Song Super Bowl 51 Prop Closed Amidst Poker Face Suspect Betting

Lady Gaga First Song Super Bowl 51 Prop Closed Amidst Poker Face Suspect Betting

Online sports have closed the prop bet on Lady Gaga's 1st halftime song after suspect betting on Poker Face has been reported.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/03/2017

$117.8 Million Raked in Nevada Poker Rooms in 2016

$117.8 Million Raked in Nevada Poker Rooms in 2016

2016 was a decent year for poker in Nevada as it was reported that $117.8 had been raked in state poker rooms during last year.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/02/2017

Amateur Poker Player Stuns Pros at Aussie Millions

An amateur poker player from Melbourne who won $1.6 million from an initial $130 investment has described the experience as a "mad dream".

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/31/2017

Sign of the Times: Aussie Millions Cancels $250,000 Challenge

Sign of the Times: Aussie Millions Cancels $250,000 Challenge

No shows from pros and limited recreational player interest to blame

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/30/2017

Million Dollar Jackpots Now Live at Americas Cardroom

It’s not every day you can instantly find yourself playing in a 3-person Hyper Turbo Sit & Go with a $1,000,000 prize pool for an investment of less than a buck. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/27/2017

AI Beats Poker Pros, Wins $800,000

An artificial intelligence created by Carnegie Mellon’s Tuomas Sandholm has demolished four top poker pros.  

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/27/2017

Online Gambling Affiliate CPA Deals vs. Revenue Sharing: Which is Best?

Online Gambling Affiliate CPA Deals vs. Revenue Sharing: Which is Best?

Gaming Entrepreneur Adam Small of AdamSmall.com asks the question which is best for online gambling affiliates: CPA deals vs. revenue sharing? 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/26/2017

Murder Charges Dropped Against Two Poker Players in Christmas Night Casino Killing

Murder Charges Dropped Against Two Poker Players in Christmas Night Casino Killing

Former Army Ranger Fernando Duarte was shot 13 times outside casino by one of two poker players he reportedly threatened

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/26/2017

Poker Pro Turned Singer, DJ Vanessa Rousso to Release First Single ‘Kiss Face’

Poker Pro Turned Singer, DJ Vanessa Rousso to Release First Single ‘Kiss Face’

One of the most successful women on the live poker circuit and former ambassador for PokerStars, Vanessa Rousso, is set to release her new single “Kiss Face”, on February 5.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/24/2017

Artificial Intelligence ‘Libratus’ About to Defeat Poker Champions for First Time

Artificial Intelligence ‘Libratus’ About to Defeat Poker Champions for First Time

So far, after 67,000 hands, Libratus has won $701,242 worth of chips after starting from a balance of zero

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/24/2017

Aussie Millions 2017 Attracts Over 700 Players: Will Final Number Exceed Last Year

Aussie Millions 2017 Attracts Over 700 Players

The Aussie Millions 2017 had attracted some 718 players by the final opening day Tuesday. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/24/2017

John Racener Shuts Off Twitter Account to Public In Light of Scandal

A scandal involving poker pro John Racener has become the most talked about topic in the world of poker to kick off 2017.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/18/2017

Poker Pro John Racener ‘Scam’ Accusations Result in Mug Shot Throwback

Poker Pro John Racener ‘Scam’ Accusations Result in Mug Shot Throwback

A late 2010 piece alluding to poker pro and Hard Rock Casino ambassador John Racener mug shot photos became all the rage this weekend and here is why...

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/16/2017

The Federalist: Casinos Too Big to Return Phil Ivey’s Millions

Federalist writers suggests that casinos are are permitted to operate almost as separate sovereignties

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/13/2017

Tournament Schedule Sees Major Boost at Americas Cardroom

Tournament Schedule Sees Major Boost at Americas Cardroom

Love tournaments? Then 2017 is designed for you. At Americas Cardroom, we’re thrilled to bring you a bigger, better tournament schedule starting Monday, January 9th.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/11/2017

Breaking News

Odds to Win Best Foreign Film 2017 Oscars: The Salesman, Toni Erdmann

Odds to Win Best Foreign Film 2017 Oscars: The Salesman, Toni Erdmann

The odds to win Best Foreign Film at this Sunday’s Oscars had The Salesman and Toni Erdmann in a tight heat.

2017 Academy Awards Betting Odds, Picks: Best Picture, Actor, Actress, More

2017 Academy Awards Betting Odds, Picks: Best Picture, Actor, Actress, More

BetOnline has all your 2017 Academy Awards betting odds below with some competitive pricing in certain categories.

Online Gambling in Kenya: Casino, Sports, More

Online Gambling in Kenya: Casino, Sports, More

Online gambling in the African nation of Kenya has become increasingly popular with local politicians taking notice.