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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.

$15 Million in Seized Full Tilt Poker Funds Documented so Far and Growing According to Website

Website dedicates itself to displaying the amount of seized funds by US authorities related to online poker rooms like Full Tilt Poker, UB.com

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Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/20/2011

Free Online Poker Site Rise Hires Ho to Pimp Company

Homeless poker pros appear to be hocking their wares through free online poker sites these days following the exits of three prominent online poker sites from the US market.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/20/2011

Online Poker Cash Games in Italy

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/20/2011

Red Panda Poker Joins the Cake Poker Network

The Cake Network, one of the industry’s leading online poker networks is pleased to announce that Red Panda Poker is joining their network.

“We are excited to have Red Panda Poker join us as this is the first room on our network to be working in unison with an organized charity towards such a noteworthy cause,” said Cake Network Marketing Director, Andrew Turner.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/20/2011

DC Online Poker Bill May Be Repealed

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Jul/19/2011

Germany Online Gambling Tax Hike Not Likely: Bwin.Party, Betfair Surge on News

Germany is unlikely to hike taxes by 17 percent on all online gambling stakes after the European Union condemned the idea on Tuesday.  This sent Bwin.Party shares surging.

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Bwin.Party topped the mid-cap gainers board, up 7¾p to 140p, while online betting exchange Betfair Group gained 16½p to 632p.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/19/2011

Phil Collins Heading to the WSOP Final Table

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/19/2011

World Series of Poker Final Table 2011

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/19/2011

Eoghan O'Dea of Ireland Among the Chip Leaders at 2011 WSOP

Ireland’s own Eoghan O'Dea was among the chip leaders of the 2011 WSOP with just 22 players left in the field.  

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/19/2011

William Hill Enters Italian Online Poker Market With WilliamHill.it

William Hill is the latest online poker room to enter the powerful Italian market with its newest domain name WillianHill.it. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/19/2011

Howard Lederer Pays Todd Brunson $150K in Full Tilt Poker Money From Trunk of his BMW

Howard Lederer, the face behind beleaguered Full Tilt Poker, reportedly paid poker pro Todd Brunson $150K in monies contained in the trunk of Lederer’s fancy car.

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Brunson tweeted: 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/19/2011

Russian Poker Pros: Aleksandr Mozhnyakov and Andrey Pateychuk 2011 WSOP Stars

The Russians continue to play solid poker at major tournaments, and that includes the 2011 WSOP.

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Jul/18/2011

All Eyes Glued to Erika Moutinho at 2011 WSOP

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/18/2011

Erika Moutinho Last Woman Standing at 2011 WSOP

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Jul/18/2011

Phil Collins Rules at WSOP: Ben Lamb, Claudia Crawford Hanging Tough

Phil Collins was the chip leader at the 2011 World Series of Poker Sunday evening, but it’s not the Phil Collins you’re all thinking of.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/17/2011

Chris O'Donnell Wins UKIPT Brighton and £71,100

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/17/2011

The Moment of Truth for Full Tilt Poker: July 26 Hearing Quickly Approaches

Mark your calendars those of you affected by the Full Tilt Poker closure.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/17/2011

Last Woman Standing 2011 WSOP Watch Likely a Bust

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/16/2011

WSOP 2011 Day 4 Losers Include Phil Hellmuth

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/16/2011

Vanessa Rousso Still Going Strong at WSOP Main Event

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/15/2011

65 Billionth Hand to be Dealt at PokerStars

PokerStars, the world’s largest online poker room is set to deal its 65 billionth hand. 

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Jul/15/2011

Betdaq Cuts Off Australian Online Gamblers

The betting exchange Betdaq has stopped accepting online gambling business from Australia.  It is reported that the company was operating there without a legitimate licence. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/15/2011

Lock Poker Bad Beat Jackpot Hits Nearly $1 Million

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/15/2011

Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth, Patrik Antonius Survive Day 3 of WSOP 2011

Among the big name survivors after Day 3 of the 2011 World Series of Poker were Phil Hellmuth and Daniel Negreanu.  853 remained after Day 3.

The Canadian, Negreanu, had a chip count by day’s end that fell just below the average of 240,000.   Hellmuth is lucky to have gotten this far after sleeping in the first day of play.  He had to be awoken by hotel security.

Meanwhile, Ben Lamb has been on fire.  After leading in chips earlier in the week, he had fallen a bit down the ranks only to lead again by the end of Day 3.

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Jul/15/2011

Breaking News

Arizona’s Tohono O’odham Nation Finally Starts Construction Of Casino

Arizona’s Tohono O’odham Nation Finally Starts Construction Of Casino

The Arizona casino industry is set to expand.  Above all, This will happen after the completion of the construction of Tohono O’odham Nation gaming facility. 

The Scoop on Progressive Slot Machines

The Scoop on Progressive Slot Machines

There are two basic types of slot machine jackpots aside from online slots. The first type is the old school slot machines where the jackpot was listed right on the slot machine glass permanently and was almost always three or five 7's, depending on how many reels there were.

Tobey Maguire a ‘Royal Jerk at Poker Table’, Told Hostess to ‘Bark Like a Seal’

“Molly’s Game”, the new memoire from the so-called “Poker Princess” Molly Bloom, arrived in bookstores Thursday (June 12, 2014) and it’s not without its juicy tidbits blasting the likes of “Spider-Man” actor Tobey Maguire.