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What are some of the hottest headlines in the world of poker? Here you will find all the latest juicy stories along with other important news and tournament results. A must read for the poker enthusiast with articles published throughout the day.

Phil Hellmuth as Super Hero Thor ...7000 and Counting in This Year's WSOP

The entries at this year's World Series of Poker is above the 7000 mark and a final tally was coming during the overnight hours.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/04/2018

Doug Polk is Giving Away 3 Percent of His WSOP Main Event Winnings .... to YOU

Doug Polk is Giving Away 3 Percent of His WSOP Main Event Winnings .... to YOU

Plus Dan Matsuzuki defeats Scott Bohlman heads-up to earn $10K Seven-Card Stud hi-lo bracelet and $364,387

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/04/2018

Truyen Nguyen's Double Knockout Propels Him Near Top of Main Event Day 1A

Truyen Nguyen's Double Knockout Propels Him Near Top of Main Event Day 1A

Day 1A, the first of the event’s three starting days, got cards in the air at noon and attracted 925 players, an increase from last year’s 795 Day 1A entries. At the end of the flight’s five, two-hour levels, only 659 remained with Timothy Lau leading the way.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/03/2018

845 Players Take Part in Day 1 of 2018 WSOP Main Event

845 signed up to take part in the first day of the 2018 World Series of Poker Main Event.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/02/2018

ChancesCards Takes Down $3200 WSOP.comcom Online High Roller Event

ChancesCards Takes Down $3200 WSOP.comcom Online High Roller Event

Chance Kornuth became the second player in the short history of World Series of Poker online bracelet events to win a bracelet live and online.  

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/01/2018

Phil Hellmuth Will be a Marvel Character This World Series of Poker: Wonder Woman?

Phil Hellmuth Will be a Marvel Character This World Series of Poker: Wonder Woman?

Each year the World Series of Poker bracelet record holder Phil Hellmuth makes his grand entrance dressed in costume and flanked by half naked female models.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/30/2018

Matusow Playing WSOP in Chronic Pain Elicits Little Sympathy: 'Try Being a Person in Pain Who Has to Go to WORK Everyday'

Following his 4th place finish and $75,708 payday in the $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha 8 or Better WSOP event, poker player Mike "The Mouth" Matusow reflected on how much agony it is to play each year.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2018

Joseph Couden First Time WSOP Bracelet Takes Down Star-Studded Final Table

Joseph Couden First Time WSOP Bracelet Takes Down Star-Studded Final Table

Joey Couden won his first career World Series of Poker bracelet in Event #53: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha 8 or Better.  He also took down some big name players along the way.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2018

Ryan Leng Wins $1500 Bounty Event

Ryan Leng won a World Series of Poker event Thursday afternoon. Event #51: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Bounty paid  $272,765.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2018

Tommy Nguyen Becomes 9th Millionaire Made at This Year's WSOP

Tommy Nguyen Becomes 9th Millionaire Made at This Year's WSOP

Tommy Nguyen was one class away from his accounting degree. He put it off to take a shot at a professional poker career.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2018

Scott Seiver Pushes Life Time Earnings Over $23 Million With WSOP Win

Scott Seiver Pushes Life Time Earnings Over $23 Million With WSOP Win

33-year-old native of Columbus, Ohio, Scott Seiver, has won the $10K Limit World Championship and a cool $296,222 that went with it, bringing his life time earnings on the World Series of Poker circuit to over $450,000. In live play around the world he has now won just over $23 million.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2018

Poker Alliance Becomes Successor to PPA, Now Calls the Game a Sport

Poker Alliance Becomes Successor to PPA, Now Calls the Game a Sport

The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) is no more and its successor now seems to be focusing more on sports betting.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/27/2018

Vanessa Selbst Out of Retirement, Will Take Part in WSOP Main Event

Vanessa Selbst Out of Retirement, Will Take Part in WSOP Main Event

She's baaaaack!  The world's greatest female poker player has announced she is coming out of retirement.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/27/2018

Loren Klein Makes History at 2018 World Series of Poker

Loren Klein made World Series of Poker history on Tuesday evening. Klein joined Allen Cunningham and Matt Matros as the only players to win a bracelet in three consecutive summers in the post-Chris Moneymaker era.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/27/2018

Barton Could Slip Online Poker, Sports Betting Language Into Horse Racing Bill

Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) sees an opening to expand legalized online poker and potentially sports betting as part of a bill that would establish a national authority for regulating doping and medication in horse racing.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/26/2018

Timur Margolin Wins Maiden Bracelet, Takes Down Event #43 and Ferguson

Chris Ferguson was denied his 7th World Series of Poker bracelet with Timur Margolin emerging as the winner of the Event #43: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em and walking away with $507,274.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2018

More Women Verbally Attacked on the Poker Floor, Pavillion Staff Do Nothing

Women players being verbally attacked on the poker floor continues to be a huge issue with little sign of letting up.  On Sunday night, female poker pro Kathy Liebert tweeted out yet another incident.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/24/2018

'Most Hated' Poker Player Chris Ferguson Looks for 7th WSOP Bracelet

'Most Hated' Poker Player Chris Ferguson Looks for 7th WSOP Bracelet

Plus Shaun Deeb's biggest money win ever as he walks away with $1,402,683.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/24/2018

Eric Baldwin Wins $1500 No Limit Hold’em, Robert Peacock Wins Double Stack

Eric Baldwin Wins $1500 No Limit Hold’em, Robert Peacock Wins Double Stack

33-year-old Robert Peacock won the $1000 No Limit Hold’em Double Stack, his first bracelet and first bracelet and $644,224.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/22/2018

Virtue Poker News

Virtue Poker News

Gambling911.com has your latest news related to Virtue Poker.  This site has many of the biggest names in poker as site ambassadors.  Using the Ethereum blockchain and smart contracts to build a decentralized poker platform, Virtue Poker has trust and transparency built in, the site claims.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/21/2018

Crypto Hedge Fund Pays Investors' $10,000 WSOP Buy-In Fees

Crypto hedge fund Pantera Capital says it will reward seven existing investors with free tickets it received to the 49th Annual World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/21/2018

Can I Bet Online From My Country?

Does your country allow cryptocurrency exchanges that can be linked to your bank account and bitcoin wallet as well as other electronic payment services such as PayPal.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/20/2018

Michael Mizrachi Wins 50K Poker Players Championship 2018

On Tuesday evening, Michael Mizrachi made World Series of Poker history in addition to winning $1,239,126.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/20/2018

Michael Mizrachi Leads $50K Poker Players Championship, Matthew Davis Wins WSOP Senior Event

It took roughly three levels for the field in Event #33: $50,000 Poker Players Champion to be cut from 12 to the official final table of six players. Currently leading the pack is Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi who bagged up a total of 8,865,000 chips at the end of play on Monday, 18 June.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/19/2018

Bullying and Sexism Continue at World Series of Poker!

Bullying and Sexism Continue to World Series of Poker!

PokerTube.com notes that participation by the fairer sex at live poker tournaments continues to hover around the 5%-7% range. That woeful percentage won't likely get any better if certain men continue to berate and abuse ladies at the poker tables.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/18/2018

WSOP Bracelet Wins for Gal Yifrach, Ryan Bambrick

WSOP Bracelet Wins for Gal Yifrach, Ryan Bambrick

On Saturday, Gal Yifrach added a WSOP bracelet to go with his Circuit ring won 15 months ago. He defeated 868 entries and James Mackey heads-up in the $3,000 no-limit hold’em six-max event, earning $461,798.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/17/2018

Doyle Brunson on Negreanu’s Masterclass ‘Mistake’, Latest WSOP Updates

Poker legend Doyle Brunson has questioned why fellow pro Daniel Negreanu wants to share his knowledge and presumably spread the wealth.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/16/2018

Arne Kern Wins 2018 WSOP Milionaire Maker Gold

Germany's Arne Kern earned $1,173,223 and his first WSOP bracelet in a massive 7,361-entry event. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/14/2018

2018 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Aug. 2 to Aug. 14

2018 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Aug. 2 to Aug. 14

“The Big 4” Four-Tournament Finale Carrying a Combined $6.5 Million in Guaranteed Prize Pools Will Be Televised and Live Streamed in Partnership with Poker Night in America

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/13/2018

Close but No Cigar for Brunson, Brian Rast Wins 4th Bracelet at Historic WSOP Event

84-year-old Doyle Brunson had an opportunity to walk away with $259,670 and a bracelet before his expected retirement.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/13/2018

Breaking News

Rush on For Casinos to Start Sports Bets Before Football Season in NJ

Rush on For Casinos to Start Sports Bets Before Football Season in NJ

New Jersey gambling regulators are warning casinos to submit their plans for sports betting by Monday or risk not being approved in time for the start of football season.

John Cynn Wins $8.8 Million at 2018 WSOP Main Event

John Cynn Wins $8.8 Million at 2018 WSOP Main Event

Indiana resident is this 2018 World Series of Poker champion.

Bitcoin Betting for Dummies ....and Five-Year-Olds

What's often lost in the discussion is that bitcoin is really no different than PayPal, the intermediate payment platform that is now commonplace among nearly anyone who conducts financial transactions online.