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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.

Prosecutor to Ernie Scherer: “Did you Give Your Mother Time to say Your First Name Before you hit her?”

Ernie Scherer
On cross-examination, the prosecutor in the Ernie Scherer murder trial asked:  “Good afternoon, Mr. Scherer Did you give your mother the opportunity to say your name before you hit her the first time?”

Wall Street Journal: Once a State Legalizes Online Gambling, Others Will Quickly Follow

online gambling
The Wall Street Journal is closely covering the situation in New Jersey where Internet gambling could become legal Friday should Governor Chris Christie elect to sign off on a bill or elect to do nothing.

Time Ticking in New Jersey as Christie Does not yet Take Action on Internet Gambling Bill

Internet gambling New Jersey
Thursday March 4, 2011 at the stroke of midnight Internet gambling could become legalized in the state of New Jersey.  It would be the first US state to do so.

Player Wins $65,000 at Doyles Room Poker Rake Race

Online poker player AnthonyDSI has taken the leading spot in DoylesRoom's Race to the Top and the chase is on again for another $65,000 this month.

Lock Poker and Bluff partner again! World Is Invited to 2011 Bluff Pro Challenge

2011 Bluff Pro Challenge
The Bluff Pro Challenge sponsored by Lock Poker is set to kick off on April 1st.

UB.com Invites Heavy Metal Fans & Poker Players to Slash the Tables for Big 4 Festival Tickets

Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax will perform together on April 23rd and UB.com is sending one skilled online poker player to see them perform live.

Poker Player Ernie Scherer Says He Didn’t Bludgeon Parents

Testifying in his murder trial, poker player Ernie Scherer III insisted he did not beat and stab his parents to death in their Alameda County, California home three years ago this month.

Online Poker: Battle of the Ronin Rake Chase With $500,000 In Total Prize Money Up For Grabs

online poker
Calling out to all the table Samurai; sharpen your swords and get your armor ready. The battle is set, time to throw some cards and slice down your opponents stacks.

Dancing With The Stars Cast Revealed: No Phil Hellmuth

Dancing With The Stars
The poker playing community has been abuzz with rumors that the so-called “Poker Brat” Phil Hellmuth might be participating on this season’s installment of Dancing With The Stars.

Bad Beat Jackpot at UB.com Soars to Over $1 Million

The action at UB.com’s online poker tables is in overdrive, where the Bad Beat Jackpot (“BBJ”) has just hit a record-breaking UB high, climbing to over $1Million and online poker players are turning up in droves

Florida Next State to Legalize Online Poker

Assuming New Jersey Governor Chris Christie moves forward and signs a bill legalizing online poker, Florida could be next in line.

Big Week Ahead for Online Gambling Backers in New Jersey

New Jersey Online Gambling
March 4 is the deadline for when New Jersey Governor Chris Christie can either veto or sign a measure into law that would legalize online gambling in the state.

Michael Tureniec Wins EPT Copenhagen for 3,700,000 DKK

Michael Tureniec
More than two years after coming second at EPT London, Swedish pro Michael Tureniec has finally claimed an EPT title, taking down the Season 7 EPT Copenhagen main event.

EPT Copenhagen 2011 Final Table Determined

EPT Copenhagen 2011 Final Table
The EPT Copenhagen 2011 final table has been set with eight players remaining.  Who are they?

DoylesRoom.com Pros Look to Repeat WPT Successes at LA Poker Classic

Go Doyles Go!
With over $4.7 million in combined WPT winnings, eight professional poker players from DoylesRoom.com take aim at WPT LA Poker Classic title

Fox News to NJ Governor Chris Christie: Legalize Internet Gambling

Internet Gambling
Internet gambling is untaxed and unregulated, Fox News noted in a recent piece.  The amount of jobs that can be generated from the multi-billion dollar industry would be astonishing.

Defendant in Parents Double Murder, Ernie Scherer III, Testifies Thursday

Ernie Scherer III
Poker player Ernie Scherer III took to the stand in his murder trial on Thursday. 

UB.com Pro Tiffany Michelle Set To Host Black Ace Celebrity Charity Poker Tournament

Tiffany Michelle
Team UB.com pro and former Amazing Race contestant Tiffany Michelle has gone from racing around the world to teaming up with racecar drivers for charity—and once again, online poker giant UB.com is along for the ride.

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

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

Radio Interview Downplays Russ Hamilton’s Role in Poker Cheating Scandal

Russ Hamilton
Is Russ Hamilton just a scapegoat in the biggest online poker cheating scandal in history?

Small Thin Man in Neighborhood at Time of Couple’s Murder Probably Did Not Have Size 13 Feet

The prosecutor in the murder trial of poker player Ernest Scherer III may have discounted the possibility that a “suspicious” small thin man was responsible for killing both his parents.

March 2011 Online Poker Promotions From Cake

2011 Online Poker Promotions
Cake Poker on Thursday released its March 2011 online poker promotions including Two for the Money, which gives players a free entry into kamikaze tournaments whereby no action is required since all hands are forced all-in every time

What’s Stopping New Jersey Governor Chris Christie From Signing Internet Gambling Bill?

Chris Christie
With increased talk that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is leaning towards vetoing a bill that would legalize Internet gambling in the Garden State, many are left wondering why.

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

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Adrian Peterson, Larry Fitzgerald, All NFL Players Banned From Playing in Charity Poker Events

Adrian Peterson
The National Football League (NFL) has banned its players from participating in charity poker events on Wednesday including the much ballyhooed Starkey Hearing Foundation Pros for Africa, which benefits the hearing impaired in African nations.
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