Poker

Expect 2011 WSOP Main Event Numbers to Fall

The World Series of Poker begins later this month, and it couldn't come at a worse time.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/01/2011

Celebrity Apprentice Finalist Annie Duke Trashes Donald Trump

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, May/01/2011

2009 WSOP Main Event Winner Joe Cada 5th Place at EPT San Remo

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, May/01/2011

EPT San Remo 2011 – Day 3 Chip Counts and Joe Cada Still Strong

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Apr/30/2011

Full Tilt Poker Payouts to Begin Next Week

According to the popular website LawDonk.com, Full Tilt Poker is to begin making payouts to US customer beginning some time next week.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/29/2011

Senator Jon Kyl May Support Legalized Online Poker?

The very man who co-authored legislation prohibiting most forms of Internet gambling, outgoing Arizona Republican Senator Jon Kyl, may consider a measure that would exempt online poker.

Kyl, a long time industry opponent, helped draft the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act (UIGEA) in 2006.  Exemptions were made for horse racing, state lotteries and fantasy sports. 

The revelation from Senator Kyl comes right from his own website, under the heading of Updating the Law to Account for New Technologies

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/28/2011

Online Poker Promotions for May 2011

Cake Poker has released its online poker promotions for May 2011

Popular online poker site Cake Poker (www.cakepoker.com) extends its popular Match & Win and Turbo Gold Card promotions through the month of May, plus qualifiers for this year’s World Series of Poker continue.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/28/2011

Online Poker Player Ziigmund Loses Nearly $300K

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/27/2011

Isildur1 SuperStar Showdown Record at 7-2

The SuperStar Showdown is PokerStars version of boxing matches that always pit the same great fighter against other contenders, in this case, online poker phenom Isildur1. 

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Apr/26/2011

PokerStars US Payouts Now Available

Though a statement has yet to be released by PokerStars at this time, the online poker firm is now allowing US players to withdraw funds.

US players were shut out of the world’s largest online poker room on April 15 following an indictment against the company by the US Justice Department.  The company and its founder have been charged with money laundering and bank fraud.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/26/2011

Brunson 10 Poker Player Alex Kamberis Sits Down With Woo

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Apr/26/2011

Online Poker Sites That Still Take US Customers Surge

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/26/2011

Poker Programs on TV: Here’s the Big Picture

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/26/2011

Level Media Grabs CostaBingo.com Account

Online gaming firm Mandalay Media Group retains iGaming marketing firm for development of exciting new brands and new business ventures

London, United Kingdom – April 26, 2011– Following its work on the newly launched FancyBingo.com and the well established and highly successful CostaBingo.com, owners Mandalay Media Group has announced the appointment of Level Media in a long term deal.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/26/2011

2011 Irish Open Won by Native Niall Smyth

Niall Smyth is keeping the Irish Open poker title at home after the Irishman beat out Surinder Sunar.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/26/2011

Poker’s Porn King Larry Flynt: How Good a Player?

Larry Flynt made news recently when it was announced that he was opening a "Hustler"-branded online poker room.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/25/2011

Merge Poker Now The Biggest of the US-Facing Online Poker Sites

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Apr/24/2011

Poker “Snitch” Daniel Tzvetkoff Bankrupt and in Witness Protection Program

The man who helped take down Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars and UB.com is bankrupt and stuck in a US witness protection program.

Daniel Tzvetkoff, the 25-year-old Australian wiz kid profiled on Gambling911.com just hours before the April 15, 2011 bust went down, is profiled in even more lurid details on the pages of the Sydney Morning Herald Monday by Cosima Marriner.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/24/2011

Jens "Ingenious89" Kyllönen Win a Quick Million

Move aside Patrik Antonius.  Welcome a new Finnish online poker phenom.  His name: Jens "Ingenious89" Kyllönen.

The 2009 EPT Copenhagen winner enjoyed yet another milestone over the weekend.  Kyllönen just won a cool million dollars on Full Tilt Poker over the weekend, playing against the likes of Gus Hansen and Andreas “Skjervoy” Torbergsen.

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Apr/24/2011

Breaking News

Illinois Daily Fantasy Bill Shelved

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed a fantasy sports regulation bill — S 2541 — into law making the Magnolia State the 4th to do so this year.

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Online Poker Pro Jason Mercier Loses $200K This Year

Legalizing online gambling in Pennsylvania will boost crime and gambling addictions, according to Northampton County's district attorney.