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2006 World Series of Poker Winner Jamie Gold Owes Borgata Over $52K

Jamie Gold
2006 World Series of Poker winner Jamie Gold allegedly owes the Borgata in Atlantic City $52,279.47.  The casino claims that Gold bounced a check there.

True Poker Ring Game Traffic Update

True Poker Ring Game
True Poker online poker ring game traffic was having peaks of $400 cash and $1000 in tournaments.

Are You Serious? Cereus Network, Absolute Poker Down to 86 Real Cash Players

Cereus Poker Network
The downfall of the Cereus Network and its Absolute Poker, UB.com brands post “Black Friday” April 15 indictments has all but destroyed the company.

Daniel Negreanu Accuses Michael Binger of Cheating at WSOP Event 37: $10k H.O.R.S.E.

Daniel Negreanu Micheal Binger
The always outspoken Daniel Negreanu this past week accused Michael Binger of cheating during the World Series of Poker Event 37: $10k H.O.R.S.E. by engaging in angle shooting. 

Joe Barton Internet Poker Bill: Things You Need to Know

Joe Barton
PocketFives.com has done a superb job of breaking down the Joe Barton Internet poker bill.  There are a few components worth noting.

Russia Takes Home Second World Series of Poker Bracelet With Mikhail Lakhitov Win

Mikhail Lakhitov WSOP
Russia has its second World Series of Poker bracelet with Mikhail Lakhitov winning the $2,500 No Limit Hold’em.

Howard Lederer in Las Vegas: Will Comment on Full Tilt Poker Matter “When we are Ready”

Howard Lederer Full Tilt Poker
Full Tilt Poker head honcho Howard Lederer can't comment on payout situation but good effort on part of Quadjacks

Facebook Pages for Congressmen/ women for and Against Online Poker Legislation

Facebook Online Poker Congressmen
Gambling911.com is providing the Facebook Pages links for Congressmen and women for and against online poker legislation.

Phil Ivey Meets With Full Tilt Poker Execs in Ireland

Phil Ivey
Phil Ivey reportedly met with executives of the company in Ireland in recent days after filing his multi-million dollar lawsuit

Congressman Joe Barton’s Internet Poker Bill Introduced Today

Joe Barton’s Internet Poker Bill
Texas Republican Congressman Joe Barton has introduced his bill to legalize Internet poker in the US.

Congressman Joe Barton to Hold Press Conference: Reveal New Online Poker Bill

Joe Barton Online Poker Bill
It is official, Texas Republican Congressman Joe Barton is set to hold a press conference in Las Vegas on Friday to unveil his new Internet poker bill.

Free US Online Poker Room Boom: PKR Latest to Enter Market

Free US Online Poker Room
Europe’s PKR Poker is positioning itself to begin accepting players from the States via a free online poker room.

Hollywood’s Five Biggest High Stakes Poker Players Include Toby Maguire

Hollywood’s Five Biggest High Stakes Poker Players
With Toby Maguire caught up in a complicated ponzi scheme involving underground high stakes poker games in Hollywood, ABC profiled the five biggest celebrity poker players.

Joe Barton Could Unveil Internet Poker Bill in Vegas Friday

Joe Barton Internet Poker Bill
Texas Republican Congressman Joe Barton arrives in Las Vegas on Friday for a “shuffle-up-and-deal” event, prompting some to speculate he will unveil his Internet poker bill on this day.

Poker Pro Dan Bilzerian on Toby Maguire: “A Cheap as F**K Jerk Off Cheap Bitch”

Toby Maguire
Outspoken poker pro Dan Bilzerian has been caught up in the so-called “Spider Man High Stakes Poker Web”.

Poland Bans Online Gambling Despite EU Objections: Poker a “Gambling Game”

Poland Bans Online Gambling, Poker
Poland has banned online gambling though they were somewhat soft on bookmakers while objecting more to poker as a “Gambling Game” leading to addiction

Rui "PepperoniF" Cao June 2011 Biggest Winner in Online High Stakes Poker

Rui "PepperoniF" Cao
Rui "PepperoniF" Cao is reportedly the biggest winner for the month of June 2011 in high stakes online poker, that according to HighStakesDB.com.

Some Investors Lost Life Savings in Spiderman High Stakes Poker Ponzi Scheme

Spiderman High Stakes Poker Ponzi Scheme
The court-appointed trustee for a lawsuit against Hollywood celebrity high stakes poker players attempted to settle beforehand with Toby Maguire and others.

Spiderman, Matt Damon, Ben Afleck Could Face Jail Time for High Stakes Poker Scheme

Spiderman Jail High Stakes Poker
Spiderman actor Tobey Maguire, Matt Damon, Ben Afleck and Leonardo DiCaprio could be facing up to 6 months prison time for role in high stakes poker scheme

DoylesRoom True Poker Online Poker Cashouts Coming in Close to 2 Weeks for US Customers

DoylesRoom True Poker Online Poker Cashouts
Two of the online poker rooms still catering to US players – DoylesRoom and True Poker – have cashouts close to two weeks on average, which is above the industry average during the month of June.

Legal Online Poker in California: Playtech Shares Skyrocket

Legal Online Poker in California
With word of legalized online poker coming to California, the company behind the new site, Playtech, saw its shares on the London Stock Exchange rise sharply on Tuesday

Spider Man Toby Maguire Caught Up in Web of Deception Over High Stakes Poker Games

Spiderman Poker
Star of the hit film franchise Spider Man, Toby Maguire, is being sued for illegal gambling according to TMZ.com.

Brasil Poker Tour Kicks Off July 21 Thru 25

Brasil Poker Tour
Following in the footsteps of the much ballyhooed Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT), Global Poker Tours on Wednesday announced the creation of the Brasil Poker Tour (BPT).

Full Tilt Poker Cashouts for Canadians Equals Slooooow: Players Fear Being Screwed

Now Canadians are experiencing the same types of excruciating delays felt by US players waiting for their Full Tilt Poker cashouts.

Phil Hellmuth Falls Short Again

Phil Hellmuth
For a second time in so many days Phil Hellmuth finished second in a World Series of Poker event, failing to gain his 12th bracelet.
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