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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.

Online Poker Indictments: Hopefully History Repeats Itself

The question people are asking this Monday:  Will I get my money back from PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, UB.com following Friday's indictments? 

It was early 2007 when Gambling911.com first broke the news that the two founders of online payment transfer company, NETeller, had been arrested on US soil.  At the time, NETeller was the biggest facilitator of payments for online gambling websites. 

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/18/2011

Online Gambling Shares in Europe Surge on Monday

Following the indictment and ultimate shutdown of three of the largest online poker rooms on Friday by the US Government, shares for European Web-based gambling firms surged on Monday. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/18/2011

Report: Prized Online Poker Rat Placed in Safe House

Most Australian rats have standard coats.  There are some rex (curly) and silky (fine and shiny) coated rats, although they are rare.  There are no hairless rats in Australia.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/17/2011

Full Tilt Poker May Have Thought They Were Above The Law

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Apr/17/2011

Beneficiaries of Friday’s Online Poker Busts Already Becoming Clear

Who were the major beneficiaries of this past Friday’s indictments and subsequent shutdowns of the three largest US-facing online poker rooms?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/17/2011

Indicted Online Poker Room PokerStars Contributed to 68 Nevada Political Campaigns

A total of $227,000 was reportedly contributed to the mid-term election campaigns of 68 Nevada candidates, the Las Vegas Review-Journal claimed on Saturday.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/16/2011

UB.com Principal Not Charged With Most Serious Counts

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/16/2011

Gambling911.com Twitter has all the Latest Updates re: Online Poker Indictments

If you are not already following Gambling911.com on Twitter, now is the best time to start.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/15/2011

Full Tilt Poker Supports Poker Players And Its Chief Executive

Dublin Ireland (April 15, 2011)- Full Tilt Poker is saddened by today’s charges against its CEO Raymond Bitar and offers its full support to Mr. Bitar and Nelson Burtnick.

Online poker is a game of skill enjoyed by tens of millions of people in the United States and across the world. And, Full Tilt Poker remains as committed as ever to preserving the rights of those players to play the game they love online.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/15/2011

SunFirst Bank Under Watchful Eye of US Authorities

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/15/2011

Iowa Cans Internet Poker Plans for Now

Iowa has become the latest state to back away from legalizing Internet poker this week.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/14/2011

Jenny Woo Interviews Brunson 10 Player Steve Gross

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Apr/14/2011

Washington, DC Online Poker Would be Set up in Hot Spots

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/13/2011

Joran van der Sloot Tied to Series of Prison Stabbings

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/13/2011

No Internet Poker in Florida

There will not be any legalized online poker in Florida any time soon. 

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/13/2011

State of Nevada Approved Amended Online Gambling Bill: Must Get Justice Dept Approval

A Nevada legislative panel approved amendments to a bill that would make Nevada the first state in the US to legalize online poker.

The amended version of AB258 directs the Nevada Gaming Commission to begin drafting rules to regulate online poker.  It stipulates that Nevada would not begin offering online poker until permitted by the US Congress and Justice Department.  The measure is being pushed by PokerStars, the largest Internet poker room in the world. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/13/2011

Online Gambling Becomes Legalized in United States Thanks to Washington DC

Washington, D.C., with its under 1 million population, has become the first jurisdiction in the United States to legalize online gambling.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/12/2011

Doyle Brunson Retiring From Poker Tournament Play?

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/12/2011

Breaking News

If US Election Result is Reversed, Clinton Bettors Out of Luck

William Hill says Trump bettors can keep winnings, but implies it won’t pay those who wagered on Hillary

Philippines Gambling Czar on the Lam, Fears Duterte Police Squads

Philippines Gambling Czar on the Lam, Fears Duterte Police Squads

The Philippines Department of Justice has issued a “Be on the Lookout” bulletin for Macau casino tycoon Yin Lok Lam, better known as Jack Lam.  The Government has revoked his investor’s visa.  

Regulators Look at Possible Impact of Legalized Marijuana on Casino Sector

Gambling regulators in Massachusetts are looking into the possible impact of legalized marijuana on the state’s emerging casino industry.