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10-Pound Cancerous Tumor Removed from Poker Pro Chad Brown

Poker pro "Downtown" Chad Brown is recovering at home after having a cancerous 10-pound tumor removed from his body!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Mar/24/2011

Sebok Takes to Twoplustwo to Defend Himself

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/23/2011

Ivey Goes Online Finally

Famously publicity-shy poker pro Phil "Poison" Ivey has decided to enter the 21st century.

He's starting his own website.

Finally.

The address for the new website is www.philivey.com but don't expect just yet to visit the site and glean the secrets of Ivey's vast poker success or otherwise read/hear/see any golden nuggets of poker wisdom.

The website is up, but it's not.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Mar/23/2011

Poker Player Accused of Bludgeoning Both Parents Could be Found “Not Guilty” Says Attorney

The defense attorney for poker player Ernie Scherer III claims the case against his client is “weak”.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/23/2011

US State Online Gambling News: Jim Kasper Is Back (Sort of)

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/22/2011

Gambling Addict Sentenced to Life for Killing Wife After She Calls Him “Coward”

A Reno, Nevada man has been sentenced to life for killing his estranged wife after she called him a “coward” for gambling their life savings away.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/21/2011

PokerStars Celebrates 60 Billionth Online Poker Hand

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/21/2011

Iowa Governor Inclined to Support Online Poker Legislation in His State

DES MOINES, Iowa — (Associated Press) - Gov. Terry Branstad says he was willing to consider a measure being debated in the Legislature that would legalize Internet poker games.

Speaking at a news conference Monday, Branstad told reporters he would need to learn more about the proposal if it cleared the Legislature and reached his desk. But Branstad says many Iowans already play illegal poker games on the Internet from sites based outside the country.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/21/2011

PokerStars Goes All-In Nevada: Obstacles Are Great

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/21/2011

Doyle Brunson’s Last Dying Wish: To Pass Away While Pulling Off Liv Boree Thong With His False Teeth

As the “Godfather of Poker” continues to cling onto life, Brunson had one dying wish:

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/20/2011

Poker Players Alliance Against Iowa Internet Poker Bill

As Iowa races to become the first state to legalize Internet poker, one grassroots organization has other ideas.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/19/2011

Holland to Allow Online Gambling: Will Begin Licensing Process

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/19/2011

Daniel Negreanu’s Latest Rant: More Racist Nonsense Says Somach

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Mar/17/2011

Los Angeles Crowne Plaza Hotel “Corrupt” Cries Daniel Negreanu

Hey, Kid Poker, want some cheese with that whine? 

Daniel "Kid Poker" Negreanu has had another meltdown in print.

The wacky Canadian poker pro, who previously has used his blog to rail against sunglasses, Annie Duke, online poker room Ultimate Bet, African-Americans and the Black Entertainment Network, is in the midst of another rant--this time against a hotel he doesn't like.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Mar/16/2011

Prahlad Friedman vs. Justin Bonomo Fight Gets More Ugly

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Mar/16/2011

FBI Goes Through Van der Sloot Computer to Look for Evidence re Holloway Disappearance

FBI investigators are reviewing a disk taken from Joran van der Sloot’s computer that could potentially link him to the disappearance of Natalee Holloway more than 5 years ago.

Van der Sloot was a prime suspect at the time.  Holloway vanished from the Dutch Antilles island of Aruba while visiting after her High School graduation.  Van der Sloot resided on the island at the time.

From RadarOnline.com:

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/16/2011

Florida Senate Committee Passes Internet Poker Bill

The state of Florida is closer to legalizing Internet poker after a bill sailed through the Senate Committee.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/16/2011

Online Poker Traffic Drops 2.3 Percent on Week

Online poker traffic has taken a nosedive, dropping 2.3 percent over this past week. 

PokerScout.com,a website that monitors “real cash” traffic for Internet poker networks claims ring game traffic returning at the Cereus has returned to the level of one month ago and the network has fallen back to eighth place, from its previous 5thth place one week prior.

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Mar/15/2011

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