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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.

77-Year-Old Poker Legend Doyle Brunson All Clear Following Cancer Scare

Legendary poker player and the face behind DoylesRoom.com, Doyle Brunson, is free of cancer.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/24/2011

March 2011 Online Poker Promotions From Cake

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Feb/24/2011

How the Libya Crisis Could Affect Online Gambling Sector, Twitter Accounts: Think .LY

The crisis in Libya may have serious ramifications for the online gambling sector in ways most people could not have imagined.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Feb/23/2011

English Poker Champion Extradited to Colorado for Alleged Murder of Wife

An English poker champion was extradited to the US state of Colorado this week.  He faces murder charges for the slaying of his wife in 1997.

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Feb/23/2011

Phil Ivey Wins Close to $500K Online Over Weekend

Phil Ivey, one of the most respected poker players, reportedly won $476,000 over the weekend at Full Tilt Poker.  His main opponent was Kagome Kagome.

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Feb/22/2011

Sorel Mizzi, Speaks Out Regarding Cheating Accusations

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/22/2011

English Poker Pro Extradited to Colorado

Source:  Denver Post

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/22/2011

Bunch of No-Names at Celebrity Poker Final in LA

The final table has been set for the Los Angeles Poker Classic Celebrity Invitational Tournament.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Feb/21/2011

It’s a Girl! Poker Pro David Williams Becomes a New Dad

A new bundle of joy has arrived at the David Williams home as his girlfriend gave birth to a baby girl over the weekend.  A name has not yet been assigned to her.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/20/2011

Introducing the Newest Poker Babe: Miami’s Ebony Kenney

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Feb/19/2011

Play Poker in Paradise with Doyle Brunson

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/19/2011

NY Post: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to Veto Online Gambling Legislation

The New York Post reported on Friday that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is expected to veto legislation that would legalize online gambling in the state.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/18/2011

Annie Duke Poker League Announces Schedule

The much anticipated Annie Duke commissioned poker league has released its schedule for 2011.

The new tournament will be much like the PGA model in professional golf.

"This is incredibly pro-centric," Duke told The Associated Press. "This is the one piece that's kind of missing from the poker landscape right now, which is something for the best players in the world to compete against the best players in the world."

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/17/2011

2011 LA Poker Classic Celebrity Tournament Features Big Names: Dean Cain, Jennifer Tilly, More

The lineup is set for the Los Angeles Poker Classic Celebrity Tournament, which is to be held on Saturday, February 19, 2011, at the Commerce Casino in Commerce, California, USA.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Feb/16/2011

Peter Eastgate Pulls a Brett Favre: Retires and Then Unretires

That was quick!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Feb/15/2011

Breaking News

E-Sports Gambling: A Market In Its Infancy - This Week's Odds

“E-Sports is becoming a much more prominent sector of our entertainment society,” said Scott Cooley, employee at Bookmaker.eu in an interview with CGM’s Editor in Chief Brendan Frye.

Sportech Emerges Victorious in Long Drawn Out VAT Case

Football pools betting and racing operator Sportech has walked away victorious its drawn-out value added tax (VAT) repayment battle against Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HRMC). 

Genovese Mob Snitch Allowed to Pursue Lawsuit Against Feds

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