Poker

Joe Barton Internet Poker Bill: Things You Need to Know

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/25/2011

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

Russia has its second World Series of Poker bracelet with Mikhail Lakhitov winning the $2,500 No Limit Hold’em.  (Михаил Lakhitov выигрывает первый Мировой Серии Покера браслет)

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/24/2011

Phil Ivey Meets With Full Tilt Poker Execs in Ireland

After publicly announcing he was filing a multi-million dollar lawsuit against Full Tilt Poker, Phil Ivey reportedly met with executives of the company in Ireland in recent days.

Ivey, who is a sponsored Full Tilt Poker pro, filed the suit after the world’s second largest online poker company failure to pay US players since its indictment on bank fraud and money laundering on April 15.   Customers are yet to be paid.  FTP claims it is trying to raise money through sales of assets.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/24/2011

Congressman Joe Barton’s Internet Poker Bill Introduced Today

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

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/24/2011

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

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/23/2011

Joe Barton Could Unveil Internet Poker Bill in Vegas Friday

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/23/2011

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

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

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Jun/23/2011

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

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

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Jun/22/2011

Brasil Poker Tour Kicks Off July 21 Thru 25

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/22/2011

Phil Hellmuth Falls Short Again

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. 

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Jun/21/2011

Joe Barton Online Poker Bill Scheduled for Next Week

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/21/2011

Play for Fun Poker: Playtech Paves Way Into US Market

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/21/2011

Full Tilt Poker Gave Loans to Players Without Telling Them

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/20/2011

Phil Hellmuth, John Racener Add to Excitement of WSOP Event #33

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Jun/20/2011

Online Poker Tournaments Summer 2011

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/20/2011

Merge Poker Checks Continue Coming

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/20/2011

Richard Sinclair Wins UKIPT Newcastle Poker Tournament

Richard Sinclair wins PokerStars UKIPT Newcastle poker tournament and £67,000 After 5-level Final!

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/20/2011

Breaking News

Betting Control, Licensing Board Rejects Tax Proposal in Kenya Online Gambling Bill

Betting Control, Licensing Board Rejects Tax Proposal in Kenya Online Gambling Bill

The Betting Control and Licensing Board in Kenya shot down a draft bill proposed to collect taxes on Internet gambling activity in that nation.

Douglas County KS Bookies, Pay Per Heads: Feature City Lawrence

Douglas County KS Bookies, Pay Per Heads: Feature City Lawrence

The Douglas County, Kansas bookies are in high demand as the town of Lawrence is home to the University of Kansas’ main campus and the red hot College Basketball team, the Jayhawks.

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.