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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.

Bwin-PartyGaming Chief: “No Competitor Out There who has a Scale to Attack”

Bwin-PartyGaming
CEO Jim Ryan noted that the new bwin-PartyGaming merged company will be better able to insulate its PartyPoker brand from privately held US-facing poker rooms.

Poker Tournament News: First Ever Adult Entertainment Casino Grand Opening

Lisa Perry
Our friend Lisa Perry is looking for poker pros to take place in a first ever Topless Casino Grand Opening at the Flying Aces Casino in beautiful Dearborn, Michigan.

Online Poker Promotions April 2011 Announced

Online Poker Promotions
Cake Poker has announced its online poker promotions for April 2011 including: qualifiers for this year’s World Series of Poker, prize redemptions and more

Bwin, PartyGaming Complete Merger: Makes Market Debut

Bwin, PartyGaming merger
Bwin and PartyGaming have announced the completion of a merger that connects Austria’s largest sports betting company to the 3rd largest Internet poker room.

Poker Champ Suing New York City Hedge Funds: Demands Return of $1.4 Mil Investment

2002 World Series of Poker main event winner Robert Varkonyi is suing a New York hedge funds demanding they return his $1.4 million investment. 

For Blom and Sahamies, Just Like Old Times

On Sunday night, Viktor “Isildur1” Blom was humbled by Daniel Negreanu as he lost his latest Superstar Showdown against the PokerStars front man by just over $26K.

Whodunit? Doyle Brunson’s Dog Casper Poisoned…and has a Twitter Following

Doyle Brunson
Who fed Casper?  What was the suspect food?  How did he get poisoned?

Juror Speaks Out on Ernie Scherer III Guilty Verdict: “How Could [he] not be Showing Emotion”

Ernie Scherer III Guilty Verdict
Gambling911.com was among the first media outlets to report on the Ernie Scherer III guilty verdict that came early afternoon Monday.

Take a Seat and Compete for Millions at the WSOP* Main Event for Free

UB.net celebrates the 42nd annual World Series of Poker* (“WSOP*”) with a series of daily, weekly and monthly freerolls from Monday, March 28th

Online Poker Traffic Falls 3.3 Percent

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PokerScout.com reports that eight of the top ten online poker sites lost ground in the past week, contributing to a 3.3 percent decline in overall traffic.

Poker Players Alliance Does a Newt Gingrich Regarding Internet Poker Bill

The Poker Players Alliance supports state legislation of Internet poker after condemning New Jersey's and Iowa's efforts to legalize the activity. 

Breaking News: Poker Player Ernest Scherer III Found Guilty in Murder of Mom, Dad

Ernest Scherer Verdict Guilty
It only took less than two days but a jury has found poker player Ernest Scherer III guilty on all counts of killing his parents Ernest Scherer Jr., 60, and Charlene Abendroth, 57, in their Castlewood Country Club (California) home in March 2008.

Doyle Brunson’s Prized Pooch Rushed to Emergency Room

Doyle Brunson Dog
The most famous dog in poker (outside of those dogs playing poker), Casper, has been rushed to the emergency room.

Online Gambling Business: Victory Poker Moving to Cereus Network

Victory Poker
Victory Poker is looking to make yet another move to another network it seems based on reports surfacing this past week.

Isildur1 vs. Daniel Negreanu Lands Kid Poker in the Black

Isildur1 vs. Daniel Negreanu
The high stakes online poker challenge pitting two of today’s most recognized players against one another - Isildur1 vs. Daniel Negreanu – turned into one for the ages.

Gambling Crime: Ernie Scherer III Verdict Could Come This Week as Murder Trial Concludes

Ernie Scherer III Verdict
Closing arguments in the Ernie Scherer III murder trial ended on Thursday with jury deliberations now underway.

Full Tilt Poker: Where’s my Money at?

Full Tilt Poker
Gambling911.com continues to receive payout complaints related to the world’s second largest online poker room, Full Tilt Poker.

Poker Pros Websites Run The Gamut: Some Better Than Others

Poker Pro Websites
The news this week that poker pro Phil "Poison" Ivey has finally created his own personal website leads one to wonder: who else has one?

PokerStars Spokesperson: The $20 Billion Mistake!

PokerStars
A $20 billion in annual revenue figure quoted on Gambling911.com and other media outlets regarding how much PokerStars takes in yearly is completely erroneous, a PokerStars spokesperson advised us on Friday.

Gambling Crime: Van der Sloot Played Online Poker After Slayings

 Van der Sloot
Reports surfaced on Friday that murder suspect Joran van der Sloot may have played online poker immediately following the bludgeoning of Peruvian college student Stefany Flores.

Wynn Partnership with PokerStars Would be Win-Win for Both Companies

PokerStars Wynn
The Vegas marriages are starting to heat up, only they’re not taking place in tiny little chapels with would be ministers.

Biggest Online Poker Room Takes in $20 Billion in Revenue Annually? Not Quite Says Company

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The world's largest online poker room, PokerStars, for the first time in its nearly 10-year existence released financials and the numbers, as expected, are staggering.

Nevada State Regulators Approve Caesar’s Entertainment Corp. 888 Holdings Allliance

Nevada gambling regulators on Thursday voted to allow the world’s largest casino company to do business with a Gibraltar company that offers online wagering

PokerStars Makes Little Headway With Its Backed Nevada Internet Poker Measure

PokerStars Nevada
A hearing in the state of Nevada to determine if Internet poker might be legalized went nowhere Thursday.

Littlejezzey Wins $5k Wednesday Bounty Tournament at DoylesRoom

DoylesRoom
With three popular poker professionals seated as targets, it's no surprise that DoylesRoom.com's $5k Guaranteed Bounty Tournament continues to draw in new players.
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