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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.

Romance at the WSOP: "Bluffin With My Muffin" Erika Moutinho Goes All In With "Joran"

David Sands, Erika Moutinho WSOP Romance
They are being described as the 2011 WSOP “Super Couple”.  Montana-born Joran van der Sloot look-a-like David Sands and poker coach Erika Moutinho

Russian Poker Pros: Aleksandr Mozhnyakov and Andrey Pateychuk 2011 WSOP Stars

Russian Poker Pros: Aleksandr Mozhnyakov and Andrey Pateychuk
The Russians continue to play solid poker at major tournaments, and that includes the 2011 WSOP.

All Eyes Glued to Erika Moutinho at 2011 WSOP

Erika Moutinho
Erika Moutinho was the last woman standing in 30th place this evening.

Isle of Man Given Some Assurances by United Kingdom re: Online Gambling Reform

Isle of Man
The Isle of Man, long considered the most stringent of licensing jurisdictions for online gambling firms, reacted to the United Kingdom’s desire to implement new industry reforms.

Jon Kyl: Lack of Law Enforcement Activity Made "Illegal" Online Poker Appear Low Priority

online poker
Jon Kyl, Harry Reid question DOJ efforts to quash online poker companies

Erika Moutinho Last Woman Standing at 2011 WSOP

Erika Moutinho
Erika Moutinho was the last woman standing at the 2011 World Series of Poker.

Phil Collins Rules at WSOP: Ben Lamb, Claudia Crawford Hanging Tough

Claudia Crawford
Phil Collins was the chip leader at the 2011 World Series of Poker Sunday evening, but it’s not the Phil Collins you’re all thinking of.

Chris O'Donnell Wins UKIPT Brighton and £71,100

Chris O'Donnell Wins UKIPT Brighton
A field of 603 players turned out for this year's PokerStars UKIPT Brighton - well over double last year's field of 259.

The Moment of Truth for Full Tilt Poker: July 26 Hearing Quickly Approaches

Full Tilt Poker
Mark your calendars those of you affected by the Full Tilt Poker closure.

Last Woman Standing 2011 WSOP Watch Likely a Bust

Last Woman Standing 2011 WSOP
One of the more exciting things about the World Series of Poker Main Event is the count down to the Last Woman Standing and Claudia Crawford was the one to watch.

WSOP 2011 Day 4 Losers Include Phil Hellmuth

WSOP 2011 Day 4 Losers
After having finished 2nd at three of this year’s World Series of Poker events, failing to secure a record 12th bracelet, Phil Hellmuth has teased us once again.

Vanessa Rousso Still Going Strong at WSOP Main Event

Vanessa Rousso
Gambling911.com favourite Vanessa Rousso was hovering around the 20 spot in terms of chip counts at this year’s World Series of Poker Main Event

65 Billionth Hand to be Dealt at PokerStars

PokerStars
PokerStars, the world’s largest online poker room is set to deal its 65 billionth hand.

Betdaq Cuts Off Australian Online Gamblers

Betdaq Australia
The betting exchange Betdaq has stopped accepting online gambling business from Australia.

Lock Poker Bad Beat Jackpot Hits Nearly $1 Million

Lock Poker Bad Beat Jackpot
Player 'Vigtastical' was dealt pocket 10's while player 'jap1234' woke up with pocket Q's as the Lock Poker Bad Beat Jackpot hit for just shy of $300,000 on Thursday.

Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth, Patrik Antonius Survive Day 3 of WSOP 2011

Daniel Negreanu
Among the big name survivors after Day 3 of the 2011 World Series of Poker were Phil Hellmuth and Daniel Negreanu.

Where to Watch the World Series of Poker Live in Great Britain, Canada

Where to watch the 2011 World Series of Poker live from England, Canada
Where can I watch the World Series of Poker live in Great Britain and Canada?  Can I get ESPN3?

Full Tilt Poker Claims Must be Filed by Midnight Friday July 15

Full Tilt Poker Claims
Those looking to file claims against Full Tilt Poker in order to recoup monies owed must do so no later than Friday July 15

Ben Lamb a True Baaaaaad Ass at World Series of Poker 2011 Main Event

Ben Lamb
Ben Lamb has led the World Series of Poker 2011 Main Event through a good portion of play so far and, at press time, was still hanging around the top 10.

Simpsons Creator Among Top 30 Chip Leaders at Day 3 of 2011 WSOP

The Simpsons 2011 WSOP
Still in it to win it at the 2011 WSOP includes The Simpsons creator Sam Simon, funny man Brad Garrett and “Seinfeld” star Jason Alexander.

Merge Gaming Expected to Reopen to US Poker Players Shortly

Merge Gaming US Poker Players
PocketFives.com is reporting that the Merge Poker Network is anticipating allowing new US customers by the end of July.

PartyGaming Taken Aback by Surge in New Business Acquisitions

PartyGaming
Just how good is business at PartyGaming these days?

Bodog Claims First UK Online Gambling Licence

Bodog UK Gambling License
Bodog UK announced on Thursday it had been granted the first license to operate remote and non-remote online gambling and enables the company to advertise its product within Great Britain.

Forbes on Obama and Internet Poker: Plays Like Nixon, Bullies Like Bush

Obama and Internet Poker:
Forbes.com Daniel Freedman compared US President Barack Obama to both Richard Nixon and George W. Bush when it comes to his poker love/hate relationship. 

Correa Wants California House Seizing Online Poker Bill Passed Now

Correa online poker bill
California Senator Lou Correa is urging that state politicians pass his SB40 online poker bill into law by year’s end and he has painted an apocalyptic picture for the state if they fail to do so.
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