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Online Poker Traffic Falls 3.3 Percent

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PokerScout.com reports that eight of the top ten online poker sites lost ground in the past week, contributing to a 3.3 percent decline in overall traffic.

Poker Players Alliance Does a Newt Gingrich Regarding Internet Poker Bill

The Poker Players Alliance supports state legislation of Internet poker after condemning New Jersey's and Iowa's efforts to legalize the activity. 

Breaking News: Poker Player Ernest Scherer III Found Guilty in Murder of Mom, Dad

Ernest Scherer Verdict Guilty
It only took less than two days but a jury has found poker player Ernest Scherer III guilty on all counts of killing his parents Ernest Scherer Jr., 60, and Charlene Abendroth, 57, in their Castlewood Country Club (California) home in March 2008.

Doyle Brunson’s Prized Pooch Rushed to Emergency Room

Doyle Brunson Dog
The most famous dog in poker (outside of those dogs playing poker), Casper, has been rushed to the emergency room.

Online Gambling Business: Victory Poker Moving to Cereus Network

Victory Poker
Victory Poker is looking to make yet another move to another network it seems based on reports surfacing this past week.

Isildur1 vs. Daniel Negreanu Lands Kid Poker in the Black

Isildur1 vs. Daniel Negreanu
The high stakes online poker challenge pitting two of today’s most recognized players against one another - Isildur1 vs. Daniel Negreanu – turned into one for the ages.

Gambling Crime: Ernie Scherer III Verdict Could Come This Week as Murder Trial Concludes

Ernie Scherer III Verdict
Closing arguments in the Ernie Scherer III murder trial ended on Thursday with jury deliberations now underway.

Full Tilt Poker: Where’s my Money at?

Full Tilt Poker
Gambling911.com continues to receive payout complaints related to the world’s second largest online poker room, Full Tilt Poker.

Poker Pros Websites Run The Gamut: Some Better Than Others

Poker Pro Websites
The news this week that poker pro Phil "Poison" Ivey has finally created his own personal website leads one to wonder: who else has one?

PokerStars Spokesperson: The $20 Billion Mistake!

PokerStars
A $20 billion in annual revenue figure quoted on Gambling911.com and other media outlets regarding how much PokerStars takes in yearly is completely erroneous, a PokerStars spokesperson advised us on Friday.

Gambling Crime: Van der Sloot Played Online Poker After Slayings

 Van der Sloot
Reports surfaced on Friday that murder suspect Joran van der Sloot may have played online poker immediately following the bludgeoning of Peruvian college student Stefany Flores.

Biggest Online Poker Room Takes in $20 Billion in Revenue Annually? Not Quite Says Company

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The world's largest online poker room, PokerStars, for the first time in its nearly 10-year existence released financials and the numbers, as expected, are staggering.

PokerStars Makes Little Headway With Its Backed Nevada Internet Poker Measure

PokerStars Nevada
A hearing in the state of Nevada to determine if Internet poker might be legalized went nowhere Thursday.

Littlejezzey Wins $5k Wednesday Bounty Tournament at DoylesRoom

DoylesRoom
With three popular poker professionals seated as targets, it's no surprise that DoylesRoom.com's $5k Guaranteed Bounty Tournament continues to draw in new players.

10-Pound Cancerous Tumor Removed from Poker Pro Chad Brown

Chad Brown Cancer
Poker pro "Downtown" Chad Brown is recovering at home after having a cancerous 10-pound tumor removed from his body!

Cake Poker Forms Strategic Alliance With PokerListings.com

Cake Poker PokerListings.com
Gambling911.com endorsed online poker network, Cake Poker, has formed a strategic alliance with one of the more prominent poker portals on the Net, PokerListings.com.

Sebok Takes to Twoplustwo to Defend Himself

Or on popular internet poker forum, twoplustwo.com, a thread that was started at 7:25PM ET has epically exploded like no other thread before it.

Ivey Goes Online Finally

Famously publicity-shy poker pro Phil "Poison" Ivey has decided to enter the 21st century.

Poker Player Accused of Bludgeoning Both Parents Could be Found “Not Guilty” Says Attorney

Ernie Scherer III
The defense attorney for poker player Ernie Scherer III claims the case against his client is “weak”.

Internet Poker Hits Stalemate in Iowa: Bill Won’t Pass for Now

Internet Poker Iowa
Yet another setback for the Internet poker world as Iowa legislators have decided to apply the brakes to a bill that appeared to be sailing through the process and even had the Governor’s lukewarm approval.

Prosecutor to Jury in Scherer Trial: “Must Find Defendant Guilty of Brutally Murdering Parents”

Ernie Scherer Murder Trial
The closing arguments were being heard in the three-month long murder trial of Ernest Scherer III, a poker player accused of killing his parents in their Castlewood Country Club

PokerStars Celebrates 60 Billionth Online Poker Hand

60 billionth poker hand online
The world’s largest online poker room has hit another milestone.  This week, PokerStars celebrates its 60 billionth online poker hand

PokerStars Goes All-In Nevada: Obstacles Are Great

PokerStars
The world’s largest online poker room, PokerStars, is lobbying heavy for legislation in Nevada that would ultimately allow the company entry into the lucrative US poker market. 

Doyle Brunson’s Last Dying Wish: To Pass Away While Pulling Off Liv Boree Thong With His False Teeth

Doyle Brunson
As the “Godfather of Poker” continues to cling onto life, Brunson had one dying wish

Viktor “Isildur1” Blom Beats up on an Already Beaten up Daniel Negreanu

Viktor “Isildur1” Blom vs. Daniel Negreanu
Over the weekend, Swedish online poker phenom Viktor “Isildur1” Blom crushed Negreanu during a head-to-head tournament on PokerStars.
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