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Phil Ivey Looks Stoned

Phil Ivey Looks Stoned
He may have been perfectly sober for all we know, but a set of photos that popped up of poker pro Phil Ivey appear to have caught the player at an especially “bad” time.

GoDaddy.com CEO an Elephant Killer

GoDaddy.com Elephant Killer
Shocking revelations came to light on Friday as it was revealed that domain company GoDaddy.com CEO Bob Parsons took part in a Zimbabwe elephant hunt.

Bluff Poker Challenge Kicks Off With 650 Participants: Biggest Bankroll Gets WSOP Seat

Bluff Poker Challenge
The prestigious Bluff Poker Challenge, sponsored by Lock Poker, was to kick off today (Friday April 1, 2011) with over 650 participants. 

Doyles Blog: Misplaced My Teeth Again…That Darn Wife of Mine

Casper is back home and I fed that 14 year old beast a half a chicken after the doctor said he probably won’t be eating for another two days ago.

Doyle Brunson Gambling911.com Takeover

Doyle on a Dino
  Respected Professional Poker Player Doyle Brunson takes over Gambling911.com.

Chicago Cops Accused of Sexual Assault Following Strip Poker Game

Chicago Cops Strip Poker
Fox News is reporting that two Chicago police officers, whose identities were not immediately known, have been removed from the force following an investigation over allegations of sexual assault following a strip poker game.

Poker Tournament News: First Ever Adult Entertainment Casino Grand Opening

Lisa Perry
Our friend Lisa Perry is looking for poker pros to take place in a first ever Topless Casino Grand Opening at the Flying Aces Casino in beautiful Dearborn, Michigan.

Online Poker Promotions April 2011 Announced

Online Poker Promotions
Cake Poker has announced its online poker promotions for April 2011 including: qualifiers for this year’s World Series of Poker, prize redemptions and more

Poker Champ Suing New York City Hedge Funds: Demands Return of $1.4 Mil Investment

2002 World Series of Poker main event winner Robert Varkonyi is suing a New York hedge funds demanding they return his $1.4 million investment. 

For Blom and Sahamies, Just Like Old Times

On Sunday night, Viktor “Isildur1” Blom was humbled by Daniel Negreanu as he lost his latest Superstar Showdown against the PokerStars front man by just over $26K.

Whodunit? Doyle Brunson’s Dog Casper Poisoned…and has a Twitter Following

Doyle Brunson
Who fed Casper?  What was the suspect food?  How did he get poisoned?

Juror Speaks Out on Ernie Scherer III Guilty Verdict: “How Could [he] not be Showing Emotion”

Ernie Scherer III Guilty Verdict
Gambling911.com was among the first media outlets to report on the Ernie Scherer III guilty verdict that came early afternoon Monday.

Take a Seat and Compete for Millions at the WSOP* Main Event for Free

UB.net celebrates the 42nd annual World Series of Poker* (“WSOP*”) with a series of daily, weekly and monthly freerolls from Monday, March 28th

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

online poker
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.
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