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Race for $65,000 at Heats Up with One Week to Go

ANTHONYDSI takes lead in February Race to the Top promotion with over $65,000 up for grabs Exclusive: Interview with Celeb Tourney Participant Fred Wallin

Shannon Elizabeth
More than 100 celebrities from sports, entertainment and professional poker turned out this past weekend for the Los Angeles Poker Classic Celebrity Invitational Tournament, raising more than $100,000 for homeless charity Chrysalis.

Phil Hellmuth Being a Tease: Won’t Confirm Dancing With The Stars Rumors

Phil Hellmuth
World Series of Poker bracelet record holder and former representative Phil Hellmuth continues to keep his Twitter masses on edge as to whether he will be appearing on the upcoming season of Dancing With The Stars.

It’s a Girl! Poker Pro David Williams Becomes a New Dad

David Williams Baby
A new bundle of joy has arrived at the David Williams home as his girlfriend gave birth to a baby girl over the weekend.  A name has not yet been assigned to her.

Professional Poker Player in Middle of Kabul Bank Corruption Scandal

Kabul Bank
The founder of the Afghanistan's Kabul Bank, Sherkhan Farnood, is among those caught up in a corruption scandal that nearly caused a cataclysmic collapse of that impoverished country’s biggest lending institution. 

Poker Pro and Husband of Vanessa Rousso, Chad Brown, Has Surgery for Rare Form of Cancer

Chad Brown
Big name poker star and friend to the website Vanessa Rousso disclosed on her Twitter page Saturday that her husband Chad Brown just underwent surgery for a rare form of cancer.

Introducing the Newest Poker Babe: Miami’s Ebony Kenney

Ebony Kenney
With the state of Florida positioning itself to become the mainstay of high stakes poker, some of that Miami Heat was bound to make its way to the table.  Welcome Ebony Kenney

Scherer III Wife Testifies In Poker Player Husband’s Murder Trial: Feared He Had Contracted STD

Ernie Scherer III
The wife of Ernest Scherer III testified in court this past week that she and the couple’s young son were living in protective custody while Ernest remained in hiding, out of fear for their lives.

Play Poker in Paradise with Doyle Brunson

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Ready for Texas Hold'em in Doyle Brunson's backyard paradise?

Annie Duke Poker League Announces Schedule

Annie Duke Poker League Announces Schedule
The much anticipated Annie Duke commissioned poker league has released its schedule for 2011.

Amidst a Downturn, the Cream of Poker Crop Rise to the Top

For the past two years, the action on the high stakes online poker tables on any given night was downright breathtaking.

2011 LA Poker Classic Celebrity Tournament Features Big Names: Dean Cain, Jennifer Tilly, More

2011 LA Poker Classic Celebrity Tournament
The lineup is set for the Los Angeles Poker Classic Celebrity Tournament, which is to be held on Saturday, February 19, 2011, at the Commerce Casino in Commerce, California, USA.

Ernie Scherer III Wanted to Stay Married so Wife Would not be Forced to Testify

Ernie Scherer III
The wife of poker player Ernie Scherer III on Tuesday claimed that he wanted the couple to stay married so that the prosecution could not force her to testify against him.

Peter Eastgate Pulls a Brett Favre: Retires and Then Unretires

Peter Eastgate
Danish poker pro Peter Eastgate, who won the 2008 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event and then last year abruptly announced his retirement from poker at the age of 26, has announced that he is unretiring.

Ernie Scherer Murder Trial: Wife Says He Cheated On Her While She Was Pregnant

Ernie Scherer Murder Trial
The wife of a poker player who is standing on trial for the murder of his parents testified in court on Monday and Tuesday.

Three Poker Players Appear in Court Over Cocaine Trafficking Charges: FARC Ties?

Three Australian poker players appeared before the Melbourne Chief Magistrate to be formally charged with multiple cocaine trafficking offenses.  

Greg Raymer No Longer With PokerStars

Greg Raymer
2004 World Series of Poker champion Greg “FossilMan” Raymer has confirmed rumors that he parted ways with the world’s largest online poker room,

PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker at Center Stage of $275 Million Scam

A Utah man has been implicated in a $275 million scam victimizing customers through the world’s two largest online poker rooms, PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker.

Is Viktor Blom (Isildur1) Playing as Lindqvro on Full Tilt?

Viktor Blom
The online poker forum at was absolutely lit up by a post speculating about the identity of a player who was tearing up a well-established bro on 4 separate heads up tables.

Eric Lynch Will Have to Reduce His 50 60 Hours a Week Online Playing at Lock Poker

Eric Lynch
Continuing my interviews with the Lock Poker Pro Elites is with Eric Lynch who isn’t just one of the successful players on the site but is also a great asset by taking on the role as Poker Room Manager.

Online Poker Room Offers $500k in Guarantees: Wed Bountys

Online Poker Room Guarantees
Now that has joined the Yatahay Poker Network, players can expect an improved tournament schedule and incredible cash guarantees, $500K to be more precise.

WSOPE Moves to France!

WSOPE Moves to France
The World Series of Poker Europe is moving to France!

World Series of Poker Europe Moves to France

World Series of Poker Europe Moves to France
The World Series of Poker Europe is changing venues this year.  Since its inception in 2006, the WSOPE has been held in London.  For the first time ever, the event will be held in Cannes, France.

Motley Alliance of Diversified Interests Mortally Wounded Online Poker’s Chances in US

online poker
Poker News Daily has come out swinging in regard to what went wrong with online poker’s legalization and regulation in the United States gone awry in what appeared to be a promising end to 2011.

Aaron Rodgers, Jay Cutler, Pink, Akon, Tobey Keith to Headline Celebrity Poker Tournament

Raise Your Hand for Africa Poker Tournament
The list of celebrities slated to attend the upcoming Raise Your Hand for Africa charity poker tournament is huge. 
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