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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.

Is Full Tilt Poker Being Asked to Break the Law Again?

Full Tilt Poker
The US Attorney in the Southern District of New York, which prosecuted the case against Full Tilt, is asking them to break the law....or so it seems may not Honor Payouts for Wednesday Action from US Players has learned that a number of cash players have elected to ignore a notice clearly posted on the player platform effective Wednesday

DOJ Restores Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars domain names to Facilitate Payments

As Part of Agreements, Use of Domain Names and Will Be Restored to Facilitate Return of U.S. Player Funds Suspends Real Cash Play by US Poker Customers in Wake of Crackdown suspends play for US Players officially decided to prohibit US customers from playing in their card room for “real cash” effective Wednesday morning.

Online Poker: Welcome to the Bank of Al Qaeda, 6-Year Old Gamblers

Bank of Al Qaeda
The GOP has taken a tough stance against legalizing online poker following last Friday’s crackdown, linking the activity to everything from drug trafficking to Al Queda.

Wicked Chops Poker on Friday’s Indictments: The PPA Doesn’t get it

Wicked Chops Poker says don't send that letter to Congress yet regarding online poker indictments.  They have a better version. 

ESPN Will Air 2011 WSOP: Latest Developments re: Online Poker Crackdown

World Series of Poker
ESPN insisted late Tuesday it will continue to air the popular World Series of Poker, Steve Wynn talks online poker indictments and more

Some Comfort Provided to, Absolute Poker Players: Statement Issued

The Kahnawake Gaming Commission finally issued a statement related to Friday’s indictments of the two online poker ventures Absolute Poker and

Judge Who Ruled in Favor of Gambling911 Throws Out Madoff Lawsuit

U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain has dismissed a lawsuit filed by two of Bernard Madoff’s investors, who accused the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission of negligence for failing to uncover Madoff’s misdeeds.

Nelson Rose to Speak About Poker Sites Shutdown

Nelson Rose
One of, if not the most well known gaming lawyers will speak on Wednesday, April 20th about the shut down of the top 3 poker sites in the US (Pokerstars, Full Tilt Poker, and Absolute Poker).

Another Man Pleads “Not Guilty” in Online Poker Fraud, Money Laundering Case

The lawyer for a Las Vegas man arrested in a prosecution aimed at shutting down the three largest Internet poker companies operating in the United States contested bank fraud conspiracy charges Tuesday by saying his client never lied to a bank.

Pay Per Head Outfits May Win Out Big In Wake Of Online Poker Indictments

The Pay Per Head sector continues to flourish.  These businesses point out that they are not involved in cash transactions related to sports betting.

Phenomenal Percentage Growth Rates Likely for US-Facing Online Poker Rooms

online poker rooms
Worldwide online poker market shrank a colossal 23 percent since the indictments of Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars and on Friday. 

Mixed Martial Arts Takes Hit From Full Tilt Poker Shutdown

Mixed Martial Arts Full Tilt Poker
There are rumblings throughout the Mixed Martial Arts community that the shutdown of Full Tilt Poker on Friday may cause the sport to take a significant hit on sponsorship dollars.

Top Hispanics not Plentiful in Poker

Gambling911.comrecently examined the issue of minorities in professional poker and revealed that there are few top black players.

Hustler Online Poker Room Cashing in on Crackdown

Hustler Online Poker Room
America's newest legal online poker room isn't wasting any time in taking advantage of America's latest crackdown on online gambling.

Online Poker Indictments – Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars, – Latest News

Online Poker Indictments
Here are some late developments (Tuesday, April 19, 2011) related to Friday’s indictment of Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars and

ESPN Cuts Poker Programming in Wake of Indictments, Company Shares Fall

 ESPN Cuts Poker Programming
Walt Disney Co. (DIS)’s ESPN sports cable channel will remove poker advertising and programming following a federal indictment against gambling websites that sponsor televised tournaments.

Thomas Somach to Interview Hustler Casino Exec: Will Talk New Online Poker Site

Hustler Casino's own Tom Somach will interview Al Underwood, marketing director for the Hustler Casino in Gardena, California, on Los Angeles radio station KCAA (AM 1050) at 5 p.m. Pacific Time on Friday, April 22, 2011.

Poker Pros React to Indictments of Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars and

Annie Duke expressed concern about her fellow players and their livelihoods following the indictments.  In particular, she worried about her brother, Howard Lederer, who has a major stake in Full Tilt Poker.

Barney Frank to Obama Administration: Stop Wasting Time on Internet Poker Prosecutions

Barney Frank
Democratic Congressman Barney Frank has lashed out at the Obama Administration following Friday’s indictments of the three largest online poker rooms.  He has said he believes they are essentially wasting their time on prosecutions.

Man Indicted in Online Poker Crackdown Pleads Not Guilty

An Illinois man pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges he helped three popular online poker websites trick banks into illegally processing payments from U.S. customers.

Man Named in Online Poker Indictment Friday Marries Playboy Playmate Day Later

Destiny Davis
Las Vegas businessman Chad Elie marries Playboy Playmate Destiny Davis one day after indictment handed down against him related to online poker room case

Online Poker Indictments: Hopefully History Repeats Itself

The question people are asking this Monday:  Will I get my money back from PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, following Friday's indictments? 

Shareholders of European Online Gambling Companies Make Out Big On “Black Monday”

European Online Gambling
Following the indictments of the three largest privately held online poker firms Friday afternoon, antsy shareholders wondered which way the stock prices would go on Monday.
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