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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.

Congressman Joe Barton’s Internet Poker Bill Introduced Today

Joe Barton’s Internet Poker Bill
Texas Republican Congressman Joe Barton has introduced his bill to legalize Internet poker in the US.

Congressman Joe Barton to Hold Press Conference: Reveal New Online Poker Bill

Joe Barton Online Poker Bill
It is official, Texas Republican Congressman Joe Barton is set to hold a press conference in Las Vegas on Friday to unveil his new Internet poker bill.

Free US Online Poker Room Boom: PKR Latest to Enter Market

Free US Online Poker Room
Europe’s PKR Poker is positioning itself to begin accepting players from the States via a free online poker room.

Hollywood’s Five Biggest High Stakes Poker Players Include Toby Maguire

Hollywood’s Five Biggest High Stakes Poker Players
With Toby Maguire caught up in a complicated ponzi scheme involving underground high stakes poker games in Hollywood, ABC profiled the five biggest celebrity poker players.

Joe Barton Could Unveil Internet Poker Bill in Vegas Friday

Joe Barton Internet Poker Bill
Texas Republican Congressman Joe Barton arrives in Las Vegas on Friday for a “shuffle-up-and-deal” event, prompting some to speculate he will unveil his Internet poker bill on this day.

Poker Pro Dan Bilzerian on Toby Maguire: “A Cheap as F**K Jerk Off Cheap Bitch”

Toby Maguire
Outspoken poker pro Dan Bilzerian has been caught up in the so-called “Spider Man High Stakes Poker Web”.

Poland Bans Online Gambling Despite EU Objections: Poker a “Gambling Game”

Poland Bans Online Gambling, Poker
Poland has banned online gambling though they were somewhat soft on bookmakers while objecting more to poker as a “Gambling Game” leading to addiction

Rui "PepperoniF" Cao June 2011 Biggest Winner in Online High Stakes Poker

Rui "PepperoniF" Cao
Rui "PepperoniF" Cao is reportedly the biggest winner for the month of June 2011 in high stakes online poker, that according to

Some Investors Lost Life Savings in Spiderman High Stakes Poker Ponzi Scheme

Spiderman High Stakes Poker Ponzi Scheme
The court-appointed trustee for a lawsuit against Hollywood celebrity high stakes poker players attempted to settle beforehand with Toby Maguire and others.

Spiderman, Matt Damon, Ben Afleck Could Face Jail Time for High Stakes Poker Scheme

Spiderman Jail High Stakes Poker
Spiderman actor Tobey Maguire, Matt Damon, Ben Afleck and Leonardo DiCaprio could be facing up to 6 months prison time for role in high stakes poker scheme

DoylesRoom True Poker Online Poker Cashouts Coming in Close to 2 Weeks for US Customers

DoylesRoom True Poker Online Poker Cashouts
Two of the online poker rooms still catering to US players – DoylesRoom and True Poker – have cashouts close to two weeks on average, which is above the industry average during the month of June.

Legal Online Poker in California: Playtech Shares Skyrocket

Legal Online Poker in California
With word of legalized online poker coming to California, the company behind the new site, Playtech, saw its shares on the London Stock Exchange rise sharply on Tuesday

Spider Man Toby Maguire Caught Up in Web of Deception Over High Stakes Poker Games

Spiderman Poker
Star of the hit film franchise Spider Man, Toby Maguire, is being sued for illegal gambling according to

Brasil Poker Tour Kicks Off July 21 Thru 25

Brasil Poker Tour
Following in the footsteps of the much ballyhooed Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT), Global Poker Tours on Wednesday announced the creation of the Brasil Poker Tour (BPT).

Full Tilt Poker Cashouts for Canadians Equals Slooooow: Players Fear Being Screwed

Now Canadians are experiencing the same types of excruciating delays felt by US players waiting for their Full Tilt Poker cashouts.

Phil Hellmuth Falls Short Again

Phil Hellmuth
For a second time in so many days Phil Hellmuth finished second in a World Series of Poker event, failing to gain his 12th bracelet.

Joe Barton Online Poker Bill Scheduled for Next Week

Joe Barton Online Poker Bill
Texas Republican Congressman Joe Barton is set to make public his much anticipated online poker bill by next week, the earliest.

Play for Fun Poker: Playtech Paves Way Into US Market

Play for Fun Poker
Popular online poker software company Playtech will be entering the US market with its Play for Fun Poker product.

QuickTender Not Sure US Authorities Have Player Funds

Quicktender sends email to player basically saying "We don't have a clue" and "We were not adequately prepared with reserves"

Full Tilt Poker Gave Loans to Players Without Telling Them

Full Tilt Poker
One of the worst kept secrets surrounding Full Tilt Poker and its most interesting:  They player deposit “loan program”.

Phil Hellmuth, John Racener Add to Excitement of WSOP Event #33

Hellmuth World Series of Poker Racener
Phil Hellmuth is gunning for his 12th World Series of Poker bracelet while bad boy John Racener also joins the final table of the WSOP Event #33

Online Poker Tournaments Summer 2011

Online Poker Tournaments Summer 2011
William Hill is hosting online poker tournaments for the Summer of 2011 

APT Philippines 2011 Online Satellites Still Available

APT Philippines 2011 Online Satellites
APT Philippines 2011 online satellites and qualifiers will still be available at William Hill Poker but there is only one last chance to qualify.

Merge Poker Checks Continue Coming

Merge Poker Checks
The Merge Poker Network claimed it ceased taking new customers from the US in an effort to relieve a backup from immense growth over 100 percent since April 15th’s “Black Friday”.

Alabama Rep. Mask Admits Playing Poker While Opposing Gambling Legislation in State

Alabama Gambling Corruption Case
Alabama state Representative Barry Mask testified on Monday that an indicted casino owner, Milton McGregor, tried to buy his vote for pro-gambling legislation.
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