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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.

Americas Cardroom’s MO MO MO PLO Starts December 7th

Americas Cardroom’s MO MO MO PLO Starts December 7th

Here at Americas Cardroom, our next big promotion is always just around the corner. In fact, arguably our biggest news ever just got released with our weekly $1,000,0001 GTD tourneys that start on January 7th.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2017

Hundreds Come Out to Mourn ‘Poker Queen’

A 42-year-old Bet365.com employee known affectionately as the “Poker Queen” was killed in a Czech Republic crash early last month.  Hundreds attended Emma Fryer’s funeral Tuesday morning.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2017

Molly’s Game to Premier Christmas Day: Reviews Rolling in

Molly’s Game to Premier Christmas Day: Reviews Rolling in

The much anticipated Aaron Sorkin poker flick Molly’s Game is set to premier in the United States on Christmas Day.  It has begun to receive heavy promotion on television.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/04/2017

Gambling Aussies Losing $24b Per Year, F*** Artificial Intelligence and Poker

Gambling Aussies Losing $24b Per Year, F*** Artificial Intelligence and Poker

Australian gambling losses hit an all-time high in 2017 after punters burned through nearly $24 billion in a year, mostly going towards poker machines.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/04/2017

5 Great Poker Books to Give Your Hubby This Christmas

5 Great Poker Books to Give Your Hubby This Christmas

Not sure what to gift the poker player in your life? This year try one of the fast selling books from D and B Publishing. PokerNews.com has you covered.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/04/2017

Digitain Joins Forces With Pokerdom Ahead of FIFA World Cup

Digitain Joins Forces With Pokerdom Ahead of FIFA World Cup

Suren Khachatryan, CEO of the Armenian based nulti-channel sports betting platform and technology provider Digitain says his company’s recent announced partnership with Russia’s biggest poker network Pokerdom provided “a feather in their cap”.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/03/2017

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Announces Winner of Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Announces Winner of Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open

Davie, Fla.’s Michael Newman Wins Championship for $374,240

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/30/2017

Manhunt Underway for Suspect Who Robbed Bellagio Poker Room

Manhunt Underway for Suspect Who Robbed Bellagio Poker Room

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police are on the hunt for a brazen suspect who robbed the poker room cash cage at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino Tuesday afternoon.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/29/2017

Online Poker Omaha Promo Introduced by ACR: Gus Hansen Returns!

Online Poker Omaha Promo Introduced by ACR

Americas Cardroom is experiencing unprecedented success throughout 2017 and is set to finish the year among the top 5 most trafficked online poker rooms in the world. 

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/29/2017

Mystery Player Retires From Poker $7.4 Million Richer, RAWA Back From the Dead?

Mystery Player Retires From Poker $7.4 Million Richer, RAWA Back From the Dead?

‘cumicon” has left the game of online poker after 5 years and after winning an amazing $7.4 million.  His results were left at the TwoPlusTwo.com forum per a graph detailing all his play (and winnings) since January 1 of 2013.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/28/2017

CoinPoker Pre-ICO Sells Out 80 Percent in 4 Days, Swede Loses $4.2 Mil in One Day

CoinPoker Pre-ICO Sells Out 80 Percent in 4 Days, Swede Loses $4.2 Mil in One Day

With its pre-ICO having opened on Nov. 16, www.CoinPoker.com has already sold out 80% of the 100,000,000 CHP tokens released for the initial sale via www.SpectroCoin.com....And just who might that losing Swede be?

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/20/2017

Negreanu Warns of Artificially Intelligent Robot Wanting to ‘Destroy Humans’: The End is Near

Negreanu Warns of Artificially Intelligent Robot Wanting to ‘Destroy Humans’: The End is Near

"I don’t think people realize how quickly we will reach Singularity. It’s both exciting and terrifying at the same time. Militarization of AI could legitimately be the end for us all."

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/17/2017

Al Franken Accuser was Once a Poker TV Hostess

Al Franken Accuser was Once a Poker TV Hostess

The woman who stunned a nation Thursday with her accusations that Democratic Senator Al Franken groped her has previously hosted televised poker programs.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/17/2017

Smoke the Competition in ACR’s High Five Tournament Series

Smoke the Competition in ACR’s High Five Tournament Series

You’ve piped up and asked for another tournament series, so we’re going to deliver in a big way! The High Five Tournament Series returns from November 22nd to November 26th on Americas Cardroom!

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/16/2017

The Empowerment of Women Comes to Sigma; Start Up Pitch Booth Introduced

The Empowerment of Women Comes to Sigma; Start Up Pitch Booth Introduced

The Summit of iGaming Malta, better known as SiGMA, is set to start next week with everyone who is anyone in online gambling slated to attend, and, yes, Gambling911.com will be there covering it all. 

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/16/2017

Poker Promoter Tied to Organized Crime Ring Sentenced

Poker Promoter Tied to Organized Crime Ring Sentenced

Isok Aronov, 33, was sentenced this week to a year and a day behind bars for his role in organized high stakes poker games for an organized criminal syndicate.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/16/2017

Woods Calls Negreanu ‘Cowardly Piece of S***”, Suggests Kid Poker is a ‘Perv’ Too

Woods Calls Negreanu ‘Cowardly Piece of S***”, Suggests Kid Poker is a ‘Perv’ Too

"And how old was Evelyn Ng when you were her “mentor,” you hypocrite?" Woods asks Negreanu in response to poker pro's twitter storm this week.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/16/2017

Stammen Takes Home the HPT Title

Stammen Takes Home the HPT Title

Professional poker player Keven Stammen has more than $5 million in career earnings on the felt, including wins with almost every major poker tour.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/15/2017

Daniel Negreanu Unleashes on Perverts Including Fellow Poker Players

And the latest adult celeb accused of chasing after underage girls?  That would be Hollywood celebrity James Woods apparently.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/15/2017

Doug Polk on Phil Hellmuth, Chris Ferguson Bromance: 'We Need to Talk About This'

Doug Polk on Phil Hellmuth, Chris Ferguson Bromance: 'We Need to Talk About This'

Well... Chris Ferguson is our 2017 World Series of Poker Player of the Year....and some folks have issues over this...to say the least.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/13/2017

Booze and ‘Fatigue’ to Blame for Contested $3 Million Poker Loss

Booze and ‘Fatigue’ to Blame for Contested $3 Million Poker Loss

Casino owner is yet to pay pro $2 million of $3 million won during poker game

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/10/2017

Israel's Nadav Lipszyc Wins the 2017 Battle of Malta Title

Israel's Nadav Lipszyc Wins the 2017 Battle of Malta Title

At a fast-paced final table that only lasted five hours, Israel's Nadav Lipszyc pushed through to take down the €200,000 top prize in his first big live poker tournament.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/08/2017

Local Man Wins Six Figures on HPT

Local Man Wins Six Figures on HPT

Poker enthusiasts in the Pittsburgh market have been asking for a Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) event for quite some time.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/08/2017

PA Web Gambling Will Take at Least a Year to Enact

PA Web Gambling Will Take at Least a Year to Enact

Anyone living in Pennsylvania looking to place a bet online tomorrow will be out of luck.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/07/2017

There is Mourning by Some Who Learn Chris Ferguson is Poker Player of Year

There is Mourning by Some Who Learn Chris Ferguson is Poker Player of Year

Chris Ferguson is a hated poker player due to his involvement in an elaborate ponzi scheme tied to once behemoth online poker room Full Tilt Poker back in 2011.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/07/2017

Hedge Fund Manager, Poker Player Bill Perkins Talks Dan Bilzerian And Cryptocurrency

Hedge Fund Manager, Poker Player Bill Perkins Talks Dan Bilzerian And Cryptocurrency

Film producer and hedge fund manager Bill Perkins talks about the world of cryptocurrency and his bet with Instagram Playboy Dan Bilzerian earlier in the year.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/06/2017

Battle of Malta Shatters All Records

Battle of Malta Shatters All Records

The 2017 Battle of Malta Main Event is officially the biggest ever with over 2,000 entries and, for the first-time, a €1m prize pool– double the guarantee!

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/05/2017

Chris Ferguson ‘Poker Villain’ Wins WSOPE, Restaurant Manager Wins Colossus

Chris Ferguson ‘Poker Villain’ Wins WSOPE, Restaurant Manager Wins Colossus

Poker pariah Chris Ferguson shook the poker world Wednesday night when he captured his sixth World Series of Poker bracelet at the the WSOPE in Rozvadov, Czech Republic.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/04/2017

Collusion Ring Detected at Party Poker

On Oct. 21, a TwoPlusTwo forum poster named "FarseerFinland" posted a thread titled "Huge collusion ring in High Stakes MTTs at PartyPoker" that unveiled suspected collusion within high-stakes tournaments at partypoker, prompting response and action from the online poker site.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/02/2017

Party Poker MILLIONS 2017-2018 Schedule released

Party Poker MILLIONS 2017-2018 Schedule released

Party Poker has unveiled its 2017-2018 MILLIONS schedule through December 2018.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/02/2017

Breaking News

Old Friends of 5Dimes Founder Tell G911 He Really Was 'a Good Guy'

'DMan' once owend a Unified Gaming book and worked in the same office as Sean "Tony" Creighton, separated only by a dirty old mattress that Sean would sleep on after first taking control of 5Dimes.

Asia Poker Tour to Host Tournament in Japan That Features Prize of Zero

The Asia Poker Tour will be making history when it comes to Japan for the very first time.

Boring Tunnel with Elon Musk Betting Odds

Boring Tunnel with Elon Musk Betting Odds

BetOnline has posted odds on Elon Musk's Boring Tunnel following news that it will open under LA on December 10.