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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.

Mike 'The Mouth' Matusow Survives Surgery

Mike 'The Mouth' Matusow Survives Surgery

Poker pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow says he is well following surgery this week.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/22/2019

PokerStars Sunday Million Drops Buy-In

PokerStars Sunday Million Drops Buy-In

The popular PokerStars Sunday Million has become even more affordable to enter.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/22/2019

Top Ten Las Vegas Poker Rooms 2019

Top Ten Las Vegas Poker Rooms 2019

Going to Las Vegas?  Wondering where to play poker?  Watch as a Las Vegas Regular reviews what he considers to be The Top Rooms of 2019.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/21/2019

Poker Playing Robot Comes to Work for the Pentagon

While the U.S. Government is dealing with a partial shutdown, there is a new employee that's coming to work at the Pentagon.  His name is Libratus.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/16/2019

When is the Cleveland Poker Open in 2019, the Buy-in: Mid-States Poker Tour Schedule

When is the Cleveland Poker Open in 2019, the Buy-in: Mid-States Poker Tour Schedule

The Cleveland Open Poker is a four day event that kicks off January 17 and ends January 20 in 2019.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/15/2019

Gavin Smith GoFundMe Account Reaches Above 30K

Gavin Smith GoFundMe Account

In just a few short hours of learning that poker pro Gavin Smith had passed away unexpectedly, a GoFundMe account was set up in his name in order to provide financial support for his two young sons. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/15/2019

Aussie Millions 2019 Already Looking to Beat Expectations

Aussie Millions 2019 Already Looking to Beat Expectations

"Not cautiously optimistic, optimistic," says Tournament Director

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/15/2019

Poker Pro Gavin Smith Dead

Poker Pro Gavin Smith Dead

PokerNews.com is reporting that big name poker pro Gavin Smith has passed away unexpectedly.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/15/2019

Justice Department Opinion Could Threaten Online Gambling

Justice Department Opinion Could Threaten Online Gambling

A legal opinion from the U.S. Department of Justice made public Monday could threaten the viability of online gambling that crosses state lines such as poker.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/15/2019

Upcoming Online Poker Tournaments February 2019: Online Super Series Cub3d Returns

Upcoming Online Poker Tournaments Feburary 2019

The uber popular massive Online Super Series Cub3d returns to Americas Cardroom for a 7th time with over $8 Million in tournament guarantees.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/14/2019

Ramon Colillas Wins 2019 PSPC and More Than $5 Million

Ramon Colillas Wins 2019 PSPC and More Than $5 Million

The PokerStars Players Championship (PSPC) was a crazy idea.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/10/2019

2019 PSPC Final Table Determined

2019 PSPC Final Table Determined

The 2019 PokerStars Players NFL Hold'em Championship (PSPC) final table was underway Thursday with a winner to be crowned by day's end presumably.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/10/2019

5Dimes to Pay Bad Beat Jackpot Winner $54K After Mounting Pressure

5Dimes to Pay Bad Beat Jackpot Winner $54K After Mounting Pressure

5Dimes says it has agreed to pay the winner of a Bad Beat Jackpot after they initially confiscated funds

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/09/2019

2019 Wynn Signature Series Schedule

2019 Wynn Signature Series Schedule

The 2019 Wynn Signature Series runs from January 16 through January 27.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/09/2019

How Can I Enter the Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open?

How Can I Enter the Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open?

Learn how to enter this year's Lucky Heart's Poker Open for a chance to win with a guaranteed $1 million prize pool.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/09/2019

Are There Legal Online Poker Sites in Michigan?

Are There Legal Online Poker Sites in Michigan?

The state of Michigan came close to allowing online poker rooms to be based within its borders but the outgoing Governor vetoed a bill in the waning hours of 2018. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/09/2019

In the Money in the PSPC: Scott Baumstein Leads Last 38

The PokerStars Players NL Hold’em Championship (PSPC), the largest $25,000 tournament ever held, had already seen a field of 1,039 shrink to 207 when play began today.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/09/2019

Is PokerStars Available From California?

Is PokerStars Available From California?

PokerStars is available to those in the great state of California, just not for real money.  Alternative online poker sites like Americas Cardroom do offer real money play and will be featuring a $5 million guaranteed tournament this summer (2019).

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/08/2019

PokerStars Gets Reprieve in New Jersey

PokerStars Gets Reprieve in New Jersey

The Stars Group, parent company to PokerStars, will be extended another six months in which to operate online in the state of New Jersey.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/08/2019

Farid Jattin Leads for Day 3 of Record Breaking PSPC

Farid Jattin Leads for Day 3 of Record Breaking PSPC

The $25,000 PokerStars Players NL Hold’em Championship (PSPC) has smashed the record for an event of this buy-in, generating a total prize pool of $26,455,500 here at Atlantis Resort.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/08/2019

PokerStars Adds 2019 PSPC Online Event

PokerStars Adds 2019 PSPC Online Event

At 1/1000th the current $25,000 buy-in, PokerStars was hosting an online version of its uber popular Players No Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC).

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/08/2019

5Dimes Under Intense Pressure to Explain Very Bad Bad Beat Cheat

5Dimes Under Intense Pressure to Explain Very Bad Bad Beat Cheat

Intense pressure is mounting on 5Dimes to explain why $53K was reportedly confiscated from a player's account after he claims to have won a bad beat jackpot on the company's poker site.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/07/2019

PPPoker Said to be Insolvent, a Ponzi Scheme Claims Pro Chase Bianchi

PPPoker Said to be Insolvent, a Ponzi Scheme Claims Pro Chase Bianchi

Poker pro Chase Bianchi has accused the PPPoker Internet poker room of essentially running a ponzi scheme.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/07/2019

2019 PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship Shatters Records

2019 PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship Shatters Records

PSPC prize pool swells to over $26 million to become PokerStars biggest live tournament ever

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/07/2019

Crypto Debit Card for Online Poker Introduced by Ternio

A new debit card will function similar to that provided by your own bank but tap into your crypto account.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/07/2019

Player Accuses 5Dimes Poker of Stealing $54K From Him

5Dimes Poker Theft

An individual claiming to be a three year customer of the popular Costa Rican online betting company 5Dimes says they cheated him out of $54,000 he says was won after hitting a bad beat jackpot.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/06/2019

Looks Like Dan Bilzerian Had a Grand Christmas - 'F*** You NBC'

Looks Like Dan Bilzerian Had a Grand Christmas - 'F*** You NBC'

Poker pro and Instagram sensation Dan Bilzerian followed up his Christmas holiday with a few choice words for NBC 'F*** you!" and went off on a tangent about the criminalization of marijuana via Twitter.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/06/2019

Can I Play on PokerStars From Mississippi, Alabama, South Carolina, Louisiana?

Can I Play on PokerStars From Mississippi, Alabama, South Carolina, Louisiana?

PokerStars does not currently allow those from Alabama, South Carolina, Mississippi and Louisiana to play for real money on their website.  Alternatives include Americas Cardroom, available to play for real money in all 50 states.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/06/2019

Can I Play on PokerStars From Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Nebraska?

Can I Play on PokerStars From Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Nebraska?

PokerStars does not currently allow those from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and Nebraska to play for real money on their website.  Alternatives include Americas Cardroom, available to play for real money in all 50 states.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/06/2019

Coral Poker Shuts Down Its Affiliate Program

Coral Poker Shuts Down Its Affiliate Program

Ladbrokes and Coral Poker have ended their affiliate program effective January 1.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/06/2019

Breaking News

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Kentucky?

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Kentucky?

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from Kentucky as that state is yet to amend its laws applying to sports wagering.

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Louisiana?

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Louisiana?

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from Louisiana as that state is yet to amend its laws applying to sports wagering. 

Soccer Player Contract Terminated Over Gambling

Gheorghe Hagi's soccer club in Romania says it has terminated a player's contract for gambling on games.