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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.

FBI Seized Homes, Cars, Watches as Part of Gambling Probe But No Charges Filed?

FBI Seized Homes, Cars, Watches as Part of Gambling Probe But No Charges Filed?

$849,000 worth of bank funds, cash and luxury watches seized but, to date, no arrests

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/08/2017

Georgia Sports Betting Online

Georgia Sports Betting Online

One of the states with residents likely to gamble significantly during this upcoming NFL and College Football season will be the Peach Tree State. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/08/2017

James Calderaro Wins $25K Pot-Limit Omaha High Roller and $1.2 Mil Cash

James Calderaro Wins $25K Pot-Limit Omaha High Roller and $1.2 Mil Cash

Venice, Florida’s own James Calderaro earned his first career bracelet and $1,289,074 by defeating 205 players in the $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha High Roller event.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/08/2017

Poker Player Loses 65lbs for Prop Bet

You might not recognize Bryn Kenney after making a prop bet whereby he had to lose 65lbs in 4 months.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/07/2017

Alec Torelli Responds to Doug Polk Angling Accusation: Purposely Edited Video

Alec Torelli Responds to Doug Polk Angling Accusation: Purposely Edited Video

Says edit was “unpurpose to make it seem like I lied to the floor about the position of my chips”

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/07/2017

Elior Sion Wins The Players Championship, Beats Out Negreanu, Haxton

Elior Sion Wins 2017 WSOP Players Championship, Beats Out Negreanu, Haxton

26-year-old British pro Elior Sion has won the 2017 World Series of Poker Players Championship and the $1,395,767 that came with it.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/07/2017

Negreanu Deprived of 7th WSOP Bracelet, Eliminated in 5th of Players Championship

Negreanu Deprived of 7th WSOP Bracelet, Eliminated in 5th of Players Championship

Poker pro Daniel Negreanu walks away with just over $300,000 following a 5th place elimination

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/06/2017

Max Silver Wins His First Bracelet at 2017 WSOP

Max Silver Wins His First Bracelet at 2017 WSOP

Max Silver topped a field of 256 players to win $172,645 and his first bracelet in the $3,000 six-max limit hold’em event at the 2017 World Series of Poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/06/2017

Negreanu on Brink in Search of WSOP Bracelet No. 7 at WSOP Players Championship

Will Daniel Negreanu Win the 2017 WSOP Players Championship?

Daniel Negreanu had the chip lead coming into the final Thursday but had lost that lead by late afternoon.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/05/2017

Daniel Negreanu 2.2 Million on Top in The Players Championship

Daniel Negreanu 1.4 Million up Top in The Players Championship

This one pays $1.3 million to the winner.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/05/2017

Artur Rudziankov Wins $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Event 58

Artur Rudziankov Wins $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Event 58

The 29-year-old student, born in Minsk, Belarus but currently resides in Prague, Czech Republic, previously earned $269,946 in 11 previous WSOP and WSOP International Circuit cashes

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/05/2017

Meet the Newest Member of the UpSwing Poker Team

Meet the Newest Member of the UpSwing Poker Team

Doug Polk talks to the newest member of the UpSwing Poker team while taking part in the 2017 World Series of Poker, the main event just days away.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/04/2017

Chris Ferguson 2017 WSOP POY Contender, Poker Community Not Exactly Thrilled

Chris Ferguson 2017 WSOP POY Contender, Poker Community Not Exactly Thrilled

Ferguson was tied to 2011 ponzi scheme involving Full Tilt Poker

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/04/2017

Artur Rudziankov Wins 2017 WSOP Event #58 $5K No-Limit Hold’em

Artur Rudziankov Wins 2017 WSOP Event #58 $5K No-Limit Hold’em

Rudziankov's victory Monday afternoon was an unscheduled Day 4 session in which he takes home a cool $395,918 along with his first ever WSOP gold bracelet.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/04/2017

Meet the Newest WSOP Triple Crown Winner

Meet the Newest WSOP Triple Crown Winner

Mohsin Charania reflects on his play during the $1500 final table and what he learned from watching the live stream.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/03/2017

Brunson Defends Chris Ferguson: ‘Has Done Nice Things for People’

Brunson Defends Chris Ferguson:  ‘Has Done Nice Things for People’

The Texas Dolly’s response might be surprising to some people.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/02/2017

WAG Diaries with Melanie Weisner and Jonathan Katz

WAG Diaries with Melanie Weisner and Jonathan Katz

Melanie Weisner is a poker power house, but sorry boys, she has found her soul mate. Sarah tests their love in another edition of PokerNews.com Calling the Clock

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/01/2017

Tom Koral Wins $1500 Seven Card Stud at 2017 WSOP

Tom Koral Wins $1500 Seven Card Stud at 2017 WSOP

Chicago’s own Tom Koral has finally won a World Series of Poker bracelet after over a decade of trying.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/01/2017

Former Patriots Player a Familiar Face at This Year’s WSOP

Former Patriots Player a Familiar Face at This Year’s WSOP

The seven-time Pro Bowl player was also a part of the Oakland Raiders.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/30/2017

Max Silver Wins $3000 Limit Hold’em 6 Max

Max Silver Wins $3000 Limit Hold’em 6 Max

London-born Max Silver has claimed his first-ever World Series of Poker gold bracelet with a win in the 2017 WSOP 3000 Limit Hold’em 6 Max.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/30/2017

Mohsin Charania Wins 2017 $1500 No-Limit Hold’em

Mohsin Charania Wins 2017 $1500 No-Limit Hold’em

One of the best online poker players, Mohsin Charania, has won the 2017 No-Limit Hold’em Event #52.  

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/30/2017

$10K PLO Hand Breakdowns and the Final 3 to Win a Seat at the WSOP Main Event

$10K PLO Hand Breakdowns and the Final 3 to Win a Seat at the WSOP Main Event

Let Daniel know which of the three finalists you want to have a free seat at the 2017 WSOP Main Event

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2017

A Look at Day 30 of the 2017 World Series of Poker

A Look at Day 30 of the 2017 World Series of Poker

Players to watch Thursday at the 2017 World Series of Poker include the likes of Christopher Vitch, who won his second career bracelet this week. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2017

Dutch Players Dominating Bounty at WSOP

Dutch Players Dominating Bounty at WSOP

PokerNews.com talks to Tobias Peters about life since becoming a professional poker player. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2017

One of Poker’s Most Hated Chris Ferguson Finishes 4th in WSOP Event 51

One of Poker’s Most Hated Chris Ferguson Finishes 4th in WSOP Event 51

Bryce Yockey has won his first World Series of Poker bracelet and $511,147 at the 2017  $10,000 Pot Limit Omaha Hi Lo Championship.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2017

Monster Stack Results in Over a $1 Million Payout to Winner

The 2017 World Series of Poker Monster Stack was starting to wind down with the first place finisher to be paid out $1,094,349. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2017

Mike ‘The Mouth’ Matusow Wants to Make Poker Fun Again: Players are ‘Miserable’

Mike ‘The Mouth’ Matusow Wants to Make Poker Fun Again: Players are ‘Miserable’

Mike Matusow​ in classic "The Mouth" style tells his fellow players what he really things of them.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2017

Luis Calvo Wins $3K Pot-Limit Omaha 6-Handed

Luis Calvo Wins $3K Pot-Limit Omaha 6-Handed

Miami's Luis Calvo has won the 2017 World Series of Poker's Event #49, $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 6-Handed and the $362,185 that came with it. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2017

Violent Fist Fight in Bobby’s Room at Bellagio: Phil Ivey Involved?

Violent Fist Fight in Bobby’s Room at Bellagio: Phil Ivey Involved?

Poker pro shares his own experiences (plural) with violence in poker

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/27/2017

Dayanna Ciabaton Wins Negreanu ‘Stake Me’ Contest

Dayanna Ciabaton Wins Negreanu ‘Stake Me’ Contest

Congrats to Dayanna Ciabaton, whose video won the Daniel Negreanu “Stake Me” contest which will allow her to play in the 2017 World Series of Poker Main Event for free.   

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/27/2017

Breaking News

Vegas Strike? Workers Cast Their Votes Tuesday

Unionized Las Vegas casino workers descended on a university arena in red T-shirts and work uniforms as they voted Tuesday on whether to call for a citywide strike that could have huge financial implications for the tourist-dependent destination.

NFL Commish Roger Goodell Details Stance on Legalized Sports Betting

NFL Commish Roger Goodell Details Stance on Legalized Sports Betting

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says Congress should enact uniform standards for any states that plan to legislate sports betting.

Crypto Market Valuation Drops More Than 55 Percent Over Past Five Months

Crypto Market Valuation Drops More Than 55 Percent Over Past Five Months

A number of big investors say they are not concerned that the cryptocurrency market has lost 55% of its value over the past five months.  It was inevitable, they suggest.