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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.

Los Angeles Crowne Plaza Hotel “Corrupt” Cries Daniel Negreanu

Hey, Kid Poker, want some cheese with that whine? 

Daniel "Kid Poker" Negreanu has had another meltdown in print.

The wacky Canadian poker pro, who previously has used his blog to rail against sunglasses, Annie Duke, online poker room Ultimate Bet, African-Americans and the Black Entertainment Network, is in the midst of another rant--this time against a hotel he doesn't like.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Mar/16/2011

Prahlad Friedman vs. Justin Bonomo Fight Gets More Ugly

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Mar/16/2011

FBI Goes Through Van der Sloot Computer to Look for Evidence re Holloway Disappearance

FBI investigators are reviewing a disk taken from Joran van der Sloot’s computer that could potentially link him to the disappearance of Natalee Holloway more than 5 years ago.

Van der Sloot was a prime suspect at the time.  Holloway vanished from the Dutch Antilles island of Aruba while visiting after her High School graduation.  Van der Sloot resided on the island at the time.

From RadarOnline.com:

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/16/2011

Florida Senate Committee Passes Internet Poker Bill

The state of Florida is closer to legalizing Internet poker after a bill sailed through the Senate Committee.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/16/2011

Online Poker Traffic Drops 2.3 Percent on Week

Online poker traffic has taken a nosedive, dropping 2.3 percent over this past week. 

PokerScout.com,a website that monitors “real cash” traffic for Internet poker networks claims ring game traffic returning at the Cereus has returned to the level of one month ago and the network has fallen back to eighth place, from its previous 5thth place one week prior.

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Mar/15/2011

bwin, PartyGaming Merger to be Complete March 31

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/15/2011

Prahlad Friedman Calls out Isaac Haxton and Justin Bonomo for Account Sharing

UB.com poker pro Prahlad Friedman has called out fellow players Haxton and Bonomo for alleged “account sharing”.

Iassac Haxton and Justin Bonomo share and switch accounts often. Was playing random guy and looked up his stats. Identical to Hax.

Haxton knows I don't want to play him head up. So scummy. 

Beware of their scummy tactics.

They have been doing this to me for years. No more.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/14/2011

New York Times: Poker Bots Invade Online Gambling

It’s something we have discussed often here at Gambling911.com, online poker rooms and the vulnerability when it comes to bots.

What are bots?

Bots are software readily advertised across the Net.  The bots allow individuals to profit from Cash games, Sit and Go tournaments and even the huge money making Multi-Table tournaments, without actually taking part in these games themselves.  The bot does all the playing, no user required.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/14/2011

Mother of Annie Duke Dies

Rhoda Ann Lederer, the mother of professional poker players Annie Duke and Howard "The Professor" Lederer, has died in Las Vegas.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Mar/14/2011

Ernie Scherer Murder Trial Closing Arguments This Week

The murder trial of poker player Ernie Scherer III is coming to an end with closing arguments to be heard in the coming week.

Scherer III is accused of killing his parents, Ernest Scherer Jr. and Charlene Abendroth, in their Pleasanton home for a seven-figure inheritance three years ago.   The couple was found brutally stabbed with a Turkish sword and beaten to death. 

Prosecutors will rely heavily on a car that reportedly matches Scherer III’s entering the property when the murder is believed to have occurred. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/12/2011

Part 1 – Odd Evolution of “Challenges”

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/12/2011

Poker News: Darvin Moon Sees The Light

Every man has his price.

Even a grizzled poker veteran who said he didn't care about money.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Mar/11/2011

Alex Kamberis Calls JJ Prodigy a F***ing Scumbag

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/09/2011

Zynga Poker Hosts Its First “Real Cash” Event

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/09/2011

Brunson 10 Poker Players Making Papa Proud

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/09/2011

XWINK Loses Big but Wins Even Bigger

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/07/2011

Joran van der Sloot to Plead Temporary Insanity

Dutchman Joran van der Sloot plans to plead temporary insanity according to his lawyer.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/07/2011

Florida Next to Legalize Online Poker

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/07/2011

Erik Seidel Tops Daniel Negreanu as Winningest Poker Player of All Time

By winning the 2011 National Heads-Up Poker Championship Sunday at Caesars Palace, Erik Seidel surpasses Daniel Negreanu as poker’s top earner of all time (in live tournaments). 

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/07/2011

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