On the lam since April 2011, Absolute Poker founder Tom Scott has finally turned himself in to US authorities last week.
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Niall Smyth is keeping the Irish Open poker title at home after the Irishman beat out Surinder Sunar.
Larry Flynt made news recently when it was announced that he was opening a "Hustler"-branded online poker room.
The man who helped take down Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars and UB.com is bankrupt and stuck in a US witness protection program.
Daniel Tzvetkoff, the 25-year-old Australian wiz kid profiled on Gambling911.com just hours before the April 15, 2011 bust went down, is profiled in even more lurid details on the pages of the Sydney Morning Herald Monday by Cosima Marriner.
Move aside Patrik Antonius. Welcome a new Finnish online poker phenom. His name: Jens "Ingenious89" Kyllönen.
The 2009 EPT Copenhagen winner enjoyed yet another milestone over the weekend. Kyllönen just won a cool million dollars on Full Tilt Poker over the weekend, playing against the likes of Gus Hansen and Andreas “Skjervoy” Torbergsen.
Following the crackdown on UB.com and two other online poker enterprises last week, all three companies abandoned the US market…..or sort of.
UNDER APPARENT ORDERS NOT TO DISCUSS BUSTS
It's a conspiracy!
Or is it?
The Globe and Mail released quite a fascinating look at the man behind PokerStars, Israeli-born (or perhaps Canadian-born) Isai Scheinberg.
With last week’s crackdown on the three biggest online poker rooms, some of the biggest beneficiaries have been the Vegas card rooms.
Absolute Poker, including the UB (formerly Ultimate Bet) brand, hereafter "Absolute Poker," issued the following statement today:
Indicted officials working for PokerStars and UB.com living and working in Costa Rica will not have to worry about being detained by Interpol.
Another Gambling911.com Exclusive: Poker Pro Shahram "Shawn" Sheikhan “The Poker Pervert” Attends Charity Tourney
Poker pro and convicted child molester Shahram "Shawn" Sheikhan was an invited guest at the recent World Poker Tour Celebrity Invitational Tournament at the Commerce Casino outside Los Angeles, Gambling911.com can reveal in an exclusive report!
Poker pro Daniel "Kid Poker" Negreanu has put in his two cents worth regarding the current crisis in online poker.
The sponsor of legislation to allow casino gambling in Georgia says the effort is dead for the year.