Poker

Reichard Eclipses $1 Million on HPT

East Chicago, IN - Josh Reichard is an accomplished professional poker player with 10 WSOP Circuit rings to his name. On Tuesday, Reichard added to his impressive resume and surpassed a career milestone.

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/15/2018

Poker is officially a sport in Ukraine starting 2018

Poker is officially a sport in Ukraine starting 2018

It is official, Ukraine’s lawmakers decided that poker is a sport! Poker is now listed in Ukraine’s Register of Recognized Sports, making the way for the gamblers there to be able to enjoy the game once again.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/15/2018

Gambling Heroes Who Should Be Featured Over and Over Again

For the most part, poker players and successful gamblers in general tend to hog the glory. While some players rise to titanic levels of popularity, others tend to fade into the background, of no fault of their own. Simply put, there is only so much attention the public can give to professional gamblers. As a result, we have gathered here today not to give even more attention to the likes of Daniel Negreanu, but to talk about the unsung heroes of the industry that deserve more attention than they are current

For the most part, poker players and successful gamblers in general tend to hog the glory. While some players rise to titanic levels of popularity, others tend to fade into the background, of no fault of their own. Simply put, there is only so much attention the public can give to professional gamblers.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/14/2018

Twitter Users Think Poker Players Are Unethical

Twitter Users Think Poker Players Are Unethical

British poker player and Twitter user Patrick Leonard recently conducted an unscientific survey that found a majority of Twitter followers feel poker players lack ethics. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/12/2018

ACR Introduces Sunday Venom: $1 Million Guaranteed On-Demand Freerolls and Qualifiers Poker

ACR Introduces Sunday Venom: $1 Million Guaranteed On-Demand Freerolls and Qualifiers Poker

VENOM (formerly known as Million Dollar Encore) is here each Sunday moving forward at 1pm ET, with $1,000,000 guaranteed for a $2,650 buy-in. Below we will show you ways to qualify without having to lay that $2,650. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/12/2018

Online Poker Daily Rake Race The Beast Continued Through November

Online Poker Daily Rake Race The Beast Continued Through November

The uber popular daily rake race THE BEAST is now running through the month of November due to high demand. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/09/2018

Online Poker 7 Day No Rathole Tables at ACR This Month

Online Poker 7 Day No Rathole Tables at ACR This Month

These $50/$100 tables are getting some of the biggest games on the Internet.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Nov/08/2018

Poker Could Become Legalized in Israel

Poker Could Become Legalized in Israel

New legislation could legalize poker in the nation of Israel.

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/07/2018

Poker Party Raided

Poker Party Raided

The Mumbai Police raided a high-profile poker party at Juhu’s Sea Princess Hotel early on Tuesday.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Nov/06/2018

Shaun Deeb 2018 WSOP POY

Shaun Deeb 2018 WSOP POY

Long time poker pro Shaun Deeb has been crowned the Poker Player of the Year, two months before the conclusion of 2018.

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/01/2018

Zynga Poker Misses Wall Street Estimates

Zynga Inc (ZNGA.O) on Wednesday reported third-quarter bookings and current-quarter forecast that missed Wall Street estimates, as the game developer was hit by softness in its “Zynga Poker” franchise and casino slots portfolio.

Submitted by Reuters on, Oct/31/2018

China Blocks Poker Apps Amid Massive Crackdown

A number of Texas Hold’Em style mobile games are being reported blocked as part of a crackdown by the Chinese government.   The action commenced some time on Monday it appears.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/30/2018

How Do I Use Bitcoin to Bet Poker Online? (Bitcoin Poker Series Part I)

Being an intergral part of the gaming industry, we here at Gambling911.com are constantly asked two questions that might otherwise shock our regular readers:  "How can I play online poker with real money?" And - wait for it - "How do I buy and use Bitcoin?"

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/28/2018

Matusow Tweets to Erik Seidel 'You Got 60m From Full Tilt Poker While Others Took the Fall'

Matusow Tweets to Erik Seidel 'You Got 60m From Full Tilt Poker While Others Took the Fall'

Mike "The Mouth" Matusow on Thursday night went on the attack against fellow poker pro Erik Seidel after the later joked about Megyn Kelly receiving her entire $69 million contract after being fired by NBC.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/25/2018

Asia Poker Tour to Host Tournament in Japan That Features Prize of Zero

The Asia Poker Tour will be making history when it comes to Japan for the very first time.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/22/2018

Borgata Seeks Permission to Go After Phil Ivey for More Than $10 Million: Bank Account Emptied

Borgata Seeks Permission to Go After Phil Ivey for More Than $10 Million

The Borgata Casino in Atlantic City has sought approval to go after poker pro Phil Ivey for the $10.1 million the property was awarded in an infamous edge-sorting case.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/16/2018

Poker Pro Charged for Drug Distribution

Poker Pro Charged for Drug Distribution

Authorities describe player as "dangerous individual" who allegedly sold pot with street value of $500K

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/16/2018

MDS Encore Freerolls to Step 1 Tournaments Online Poker Tournaments Intoduced at ACR

MDS Encore Freerolls to Step 1 Tournaments Online Poker Tournaments Intoduced at ACR

Americas Cardroom is proud to now offer 12 freerolls per day every two hours for its MDS Encore Freerolls to Step 1 Tournaments.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/12/2018

Online Poker Rake Race to Go From Weekly to Daily

Online Poker Rake Race the Go From Weekly to Daily

The Americas Cardoom usual weekly Beast rake race is changing format for the month of November to be a daily rake race.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/12/2018

Get High With the New High Five Poker Tournament Series at Americas Cardroom

The Americas Cardroom High Five tournament race will be incorporating a most unusual theme that includes a "courtesy break" at 4:40 every day throughout the series where players can get high (get it?). 

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/12/2018

PokerStars and Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood Team Up for Action-Packed Poker Schedule

PokerStars and Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood have teamed up to bring Florida players an action-packed live poker schedule throughout November, when PokerStars will award three Platinum Passes to the PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC), which will take place in the Bahamas in January 2019.

Submitted by Press Release on, Oct/10/2018

Winamax Sued Over Poker Bots

France-based Winamax Online Poker Network is being sued for allowing poker bots to play in its Winamax’s Expresso games.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/09/2018

Man Accused of Murdering Player at Poker Game Finally Goes on Trial

Eric Norris is finally on trial four years after allegedly killing a Missouri City businessman during a high stakes poker game.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/09/2018

Poker Pro Lands Job With Dallas Mavericks

Poker Pro Lands Job With Dallas Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks NBA franchise has hired a stats guru who just happens to be a professional poker player.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Oct/08/2018

New Online Poker Tournament Payout Record Set

New Online Poker Tournament Payout Record Set

Over a 30 day period, ten online poker tournaments paid a whopping total $217,803,107 in guaranteed prize pools.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/03/2018

Pill-Making Factory Operator Claims He Got Money From Professional Poker

A flash drug dealer accused of running a £200,000 pill-making factory claims he received this money from playing professional poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/02/2018

Sam Greenwood Loses $1.2m Pot With a Flush

Sam Greenwood Loses $1.2m Pot With a Flush

Sam Greenwood was the “victim” of a $1.2 million cooler against Asian businessman Paul Phua during a a $1.2 million cooler.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/01/2018

Matusow Not Right?!?!

Matusow 'Open Minded....Not Left or Right"?

Diehard U.S. President Trump supporter Mike "The Mouth" Matusow came out swinging late Friday following Thursday's contentious Brett Kavanaugh hearing.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/28/2018

HPT Surpasses $100M Awarded in Colorado

HPT Surpasses $100M Awarded in Colorado

It was a week of milestones for Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) in Colorado. With 496 entries at Golden Gates Casino, HPT eclipsed $100 million in Main Event prize pool money awarded since the tour began in 2005.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/26/2018

PokerStars Virtual Reality - The Future Of Online Poker?

PokerStars Virtual Reality - The Future Of Online Poker?

Unveiled at the EuroGamer event in Birmingham, UK, the technology places the player in an immersive world where they can sit down at a table, handle their cards and chips, spot their opponents tells, and interact with them in real time from around the globe.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/24/2018

Breaking News

UK Forced to Accelerate Planned Reform to Gambling Regulations

UK Forced to Accelerate Planned Reform to Gambling Regulations

The British government bowed to increasing pressure from lawmakers on Wednesday by bringing forward a planned reform of gambling regulations by six months.

Sports Betting is Coming to Ohio Soon Says Government Elect

Sports Betting is Coming to Ohio Soon Says Government Elect

Ohio Governor-Elect Mike DeWine is all-in on sports betting.

NJ Sports Betting Revenues Cut in Half for October

NJ Sports Betting Revenues Cut in Half for October

A nearly quarter billion handle in sports betting for the state of New Jersey sounds good.  After all, NJ wasn't even offering sports gambling prior to this past summer.  A deeper look revealed some troubling news from the month of October.