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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.

Expect 2011 WSOP Main Event Numbers to Fall

The World Series of Poker begins later this month, and it couldn't come at a worse time.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/01/2011

Celebrity Apprentice Finalist Annie Duke Trashes Donald Trump

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, May/01/2011

2009 WSOP Main Event Winner Joe Cada 5th Place at EPT San Remo

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, May/01/2011

EPT San Remo 2011 – Day 3 Chip Counts and Joe Cada Still Strong

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Apr/30/2011

Full Tilt Poker Payouts to Begin Next Week

According to the popular website LawDonk.com, Full Tilt Poker is to begin making payouts to US customer beginning some time next week.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/29/2011

2011 iGaming Supershow: BetUS.com Pulls Out

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/29/2011

Senator Jon Kyl May Support Legalized Online Poker?

The very man who co-authored legislation prohibiting most forms of Internet gambling, outgoing Arizona Republican Senator Jon Kyl, may consider a measure that would exempt online poker.

Kyl, a long time industry opponent, helped draft the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act (UIGEA) in 2006.  Exemptions were made for horse racing, state lotteries and fantasy sports. 

The revelation from Senator Kyl comes right from his own website, under the heading of Updating the Law to Account for New Technologies

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/28/2011

Online Poker Promotions for May 2011

Cake Poker has released its online poker promotions for May 2011

Popular online poker site Cake Poker (www.cakepoker.com) extends its popular Match & Win and Turbo Gold Card promotions through the month of May, plus qualifiers for this year’s World Series of Poker continue.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/28/2011

Another Man Arrested in Connection with Online Poker Crackdown

By Susannah Nesmith

 

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/27/2011

Online Poker Player Ziigmund Loses Nearly $300K

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/27/2011

Isildur1 SuperStar Showdown Record at 7-2

The SuperStar Showdown is PokerStars version of boxing matches that always pit the same great fighter against other contenders, in this case, online poker phenom Isildur1. 

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Apr/26/2011

PokerStars US Payouts Now Available

Though a statement has yet to be released by PokerStars at this time, the online poker firm is now allowing US players to withdraw funds.

US players were shut out of the world’s largest online poker room on April 15 following an indictment against the company by the US Justice Department.  The company and its founder have been charged with money laundering and bank fraud.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/26/2011

Brunson 10 Poker Player Alex Kamberis Sits Down With Woo

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Apr/26/2011

Online Poker Sites That Still Take US Customers Surge

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/26/2011

Poker Programs on TV: Here’s the Big Picture

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/26/2011

2011 Irish Open Won by Native Niall Smyth

Niall Smyth is keeping the Irish Open poker title at home after the Irishman beat out Surinder Sunar.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/26/2011

UB.com Absolute Poker Contemplate Next Move

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/25/2011

Breaking News

How Many Players Will Compete in 2017 Norwegian Championship Main Event?

Coolbet.com has posted odds on the number of players OVER/UNDER that will officially play in this year’s Norwegian Championship Main Event in Dublin.

Poker Players Go Off on PokerStars ‘Overcharging’ and ‘Not Honoring Agreements’

PokerStars Panama Tournament winner:  "It's time he stands up for everyone and makes it known that they need to make changes to help the players!!!"

Lufthansa Heist Suspect, John Gotti Grandson Busted in Latest Mob Takedown

Lufthansa Heist Suspect, John Gotti Grandson Busted in Latest Mob Takedown

Gotti grandson already behind bars for eight years on drug charges