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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.

Poker Programs on TV: Here’s the Big Picture

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/26/2011

2011 Irish Open Won by Native Niall Smyth

Niall Smyth is keeping the Irish Open poker title at home after the Irishman beat out Surinder Sunar.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/26/2011

UB.com Absolute Poker Contemplate Next Move

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/25/2011

Poker’s Porn King Larry Flynt: How Good a Player?

Larry Flynt made news recently when it was announced that he was opening a "Hustler"-branded online poker room.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/25/2011

Full Tilt Poker Money Fails to Arrive for Poker Tournament Show

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Apr/25/2011

Merge Poker Now The Biggest of the US-Facing Online Poker Sites

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Apr/24/2011

Poker “Snitch” Daniel Tzvetkoff Bankrupt and in Witness Protection Program

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.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/24/2011

Jens "Ingenious89" Kyllönen Win a Quick Million

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.

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Apr/24/2011

UB.com: We Want You After All US Players, But Is It Russian Roulette?

Following the crackdown on UB.com and two other online poker enterprises last week, all three companies abandoned the US market…..or sort of.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/24/2011

UB.com Reps Encouraging US Players to Enter Cash Games

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/23/2011

PokerStars Shills on the Defensive

UNDER APPARENT ORDERS NOT TO DISCUSS BUSTS

It's a conspiracy!

Or is it?

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/22/2011

Globe and Mail Intimate Look at PokerStars Founder

The Globe and Mail released quite a fascinating look at the man behind PokerStars, Israeli-born (or perhaps Canadian-born) Isai Scheinberg.

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Apr/22/2011

Land-based Poker Rooms Report Modest Increases Since Online Poker Crackdown

With last week’s crackdown on the three biggest online poker rooms, some of the biggest beneficiaries have been the Vegas card rooms.

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Apr/22/2011

Antigua says U.S. Online Poker Shutdown was Illegal

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/21/2011

Absolute Poker, UB.com Issues Statement Regarding Indictments

Absolute Poker, including the UB (formerly Ultimate Bet) brand, hereafter "Absolute Poker," issued the following statement today:

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/21/2011

Interpol Will Not Detain Execs of Indicted Online Poker Companies in Costa Rica

Indicted officials working for PokerStars and UB.com living and working in Costa Rica will not have to worry about being detained by Interpol. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/21/2011

Heeeeeee’s Back: Return of the “Poker Pervert”

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!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/21/2011

PokerStars Flack Daniel Negreanu Finally Comments on Internet Poker Busts

Poker pro Daniel "Kid Poker" Negreanu has put in his two cents worth regarding the current crisis in online poker.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/21/2011

Is Full Tilt Poker Being Asked to Break the Law Again?

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/20/2011

Breaking News

Absolute Poker Founder Returns to US to Face Charges

Absolute Poker Founder Returns to US to Face Charges

On the lam since April 2011, Absolute Poker founder Tom Scott has finally turned himself in to US authorities last week.

Georgia Casino Bill Dead for Year

Georgia Casino Bill Dead for Year

The sponsor of legislation to allow casino gambling in Georgia says the effort is dead for the year.

Moonlight Wins Best Picture in Oscar Shocker, Major Blunder

Moonlight has won for Best Picture at this year’s Oscar after La La Land was originally announced and accepted the Oscar.