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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.

Wynn Takes Bets on the World Series of Poker

Wynn World Series of Poker Bets
If you are looking to place a bet on who will win the 2011 World Series of Poker Main Event and happen to be in Las Vegas, Wynn will now take your action.

California Poker Players Will Have Homes Seized Playing on Unlicensed Sites

California Poker Players
The California bill to legalize online poker is not exactly looking “player-friendly”.

Jenny Woo: “Doyle Brunson Play the WSOP Main Event for Me Sweetie”

Doyle Brunson WSOP Main Event
Voted Sexiest Poker Player of the Year three years going by Gambling911.com’s Jenny Woo, Doyle Brunson appears unmotivated to enter the 2011 World Series of Poker Main Event.

Phil Hellmuth Odds of Winning 2011 World Series of Poker Main Event Now 35 to 1

Phil Hellmuth
Phil Hellmuth’s odds of winning the 2011 WSOP were now at 35 to 1

Phil Hellmuth After $1 Million Win: “Drinking Macallan 25 and Louis XIII – Sigh”

Phil Hellmuth
Most people who win $1 million will be in a celebratory mood, singing and tweeting away how happy they are – Not poker pro Phil Hellmuth.

PokerStars Lands Former Disney Exec

PokerStars
Mickey Mouse’ old boss, Eric Hollreiser, is now working for the world’s largest online poker room, PokerStars.

European Online Poker Sites Quick to Roll Out Huge Bonuses in Face of Full Tilt “Demise”

European Online Poker Sites
With the AGCC suspending Full Tilt Poker’s license last week, European online poker sites have not hesitated to raise their bonus offerings.

Phil Hellmuth 12th WSOP Bracelet? Denied Again!

Phil Hellmuth 12th WSOP Bracelet
The 2011 Event #55: $50k Poker Player's Championship had Phil Hellmuth once again gunning for his 12th World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet.

American Gaming Association Will Not Support Joe Barton Online Poker Bill

American Gaming Association Joe Barton Internet Poker Bill
The powerful American Gaming Association will not be supporting a bill to legalize online poker drafted by Texas Republican Congressman Joe Barton

QuickTender UseMyWallet Payouts Now Available but No More After 15 August

QuickTender UseMyWallet Payouts
Good news for some of online gamblers and affiliates utilizing the services of payment solutions company QuickTender / UseMyWallet.

US Poker Online For Free: Sites Cropping Up Left and Right

US Poker Online For Free
The US poker websites promising online free play are cropping up all over the place these days

Ray Bitar Rumored to be Out at Full Tilt Poker

Ray Bitar Out Full Tilt Poker
Indicted by the US Justice Department for money laundering and bank fraud, Full Tilt Poker head Ray Bitar was reportedly voted out as CEO of the troubled online poker firm.

Online Poker Bonus: New €1250 Signup at William Hill

Online Poker Bonus
William Hill, part of the iPoker Network, has gotten especially aggressive with its bonus offering in the wake of Full Tilt Poker exiting the competitive landscape.

Online Poker Traffic: PartyPoker Pulls Away from iPoker

PartyPoker
With Full Tilt Poker shut down and PartyPoker eliminating tournament fees, the online poker traffic landscape has changed drastically in the past week.

Phil Hellmuth Makes Final Table of Poker Players’ Championship

Phil Hellmuth
11 time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth is determined to go for number 12.

888Poker Bonus Boosted, Tournament Prize Pool Increased

888Poker
Due to the latest events in the poker world, 888poker has decided to increase the prize pool in most of the tournaments and increase the bonus amounts

Doyle Brunson Not Boycotting World Series of Poker

Doyle Brunson Not Boycotting World Series of Poker
Doyle Brunson, the legendary winner of several World Series of Poker bracelets, will be sitting out this year’s Main Event.

29 Players Still Sitting in The Poker Player's Championship 2011: Phil Hellmuth Going Strong

The Poker Player's Championship 2011
With 29 players left out of 128 entered in the 2011 Poker Player’s Championship, all eyes were glued to WSOP bracelet record holder Phil Hellmuth

Merge Gaming Receives Letter of Intent from Malta to License Online Poker Rooms

Merge Gaming Malta
Merge Gaming’s couple dozen strong online poker skins will soon have the opportunity to obtain a license from the i-Gaming friendly jurisdiction of Malta in the near future.

Report: Full Tilt Poker Site Now Running Through Guernsey

Full Tilt Poker Site
Routing for the Full Tilt Poker website appears to have move to the online gambling licensing jurisdiction of Guernsey on Monday with rumors that the site could be up and running by evening.

French Regulators Cut Off Full Tilt Poker: Company Unable to Prove it Can Pay Players

France Full Tilt Poker
Just days after the Alderney Gaming Commission suspended Full Tilt Poker’s license in the UK and elsewhere throughout Europe, French authorities have done the same.

PKR Poker “Lite” Site Sees Dramatic Traffic Gain

PKR Poker Lite
Just days after PKR Poker launched its “lite” site, traffic was up 32 percent.

Poker Players Championship 2011 – Phil Hellmuth, Gus Hansen Lead the Pack

Poker Players Championship 2011
Familiar faces were among those atop the leaderboard of the 2011 Poker Players Championship, the World Series of Poker’s second most prestigious event.

PartyPoker Becomes Second Largest Online Poker Room as Full Tilt Poker Implodes

PartyPoker
For the first time in over five years, PartyPoker has become the second largest online poker room following the closure of Full Tilt Poker by its licensing arm in the Channel Islands.

Online Poker Rakeback: Cake Sees Surge With 33 Percent Rakeback Still Offered

Online Poker Rakeback
When it comes to online poker rakeback, Cake Poker seems to be the only Web card room offering this enticing incentive to US players.
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