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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.

Absolute Poker, Issues Statement Regarding Indictments Announcement Indictments
Absolute Poker, including the UB (formerly Ultimate Bet) brand, hereafter "Absolute Poker," issued the following statement today:

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

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

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

Another Exclusive:  Poker Pro Shahram "Shawn" Sheikhan “The Poker Pervert” Attends Charity Tourney

Jenny Woo Talks Poker Indictments as PokerStars Figures out how to Pay Players

Jenny Woo's Jenny Woo discusses recent online poker indictments

Jenny Woo Talks Poker Indictments as PokerStars Figures out how to Pay Players

Jenny Woo's Jenny Woo sits down with Pat Williams of Don Best TV to discuss recent online poker indictments

PokerStars Flack Daniel Negreanu Finally Comments on Internet Poker Busts

Daniel Negreanu
Poker pro Daniel "Kid Poker" Negreanu has put in his two cents worth regarding the current crisis in online poker. Rep Joe Sebok Expects Company to Issue Statement Thursday

Joe Sebok
In a conversation Wednesday night, Joe Sebok disclosed to players on the website that he anticipated to release a statement regarding their future plans following an indictment handed down last week.

The Poker Lounge Cancelled Mid Event After Production Company Walks Off Set

The Poker Lounge featured a report Wednesday afternoon in regards to the abrupt cancellation of Full Tilt Poker-sponsored The Poker Lounge.

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

Full Tilt Poker
The US Attorney in the Southern District of New York, which prosecuted the case against Full Tilt, is asking them to break the law....or so it seems may not Honor Payouts for Wednesday Action from US Players has learned that a number of cash players have elected to ignore a notice clearly posted on the player platform effective Wednesday

DOJ Restores Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars domain names to Facilitate Payments

As Part of Agreements, Use of Domain Names and Will Be Restored to Facilitate Return of U.S. Player Funds Suspends Real Cash Play by US Poker Customers in Wake of Crackdown suspends play for US Players officially decided to prohibit US customers from playing in their card room for “real cash” effective Wednesday morning.

Online Poker: Welcome to the Bank of Al Qaeda, 6-Year Old Gamblers

Bank of Al Qaeda
The GOP has taken a tough stance against legalizing online poker following last Friday’s crackdown, linking the activity to everything from drug trafficking to Al Queda.

Wicked Chops Poker on Friday’s Indictments: The PPA Doesn’t get it

Wicked Chops Poker says don't send that letter to Congress yet regarding online poker indictments.  They have a better version. 

ESPN Will Air 2011 WSOP: Latest Developments re: Online Poker Crackdown

World Series of Poker
ESPN insisted late Tuesday it will continue to air the popular World Series of Poker, Steve Wynn talks online poker indictments and more

Some Comfort Provided to, Absolute Poker Players: Statement Issued

The Kahnawake Gaming Commission finally issued a statement related to Friday’s indictments of the two online poker ventures Absolute Poker and

Judge Who Ruled in Favor of Gambling911 Throws Out Madoff Lawsuit

U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain has dismissed a lawsuit filed by two of Bernard Madoff’s investors, who accused the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission of negligence for failing to uncover Madoff’s misdeeds.

Nelson Rose to Speak About Poker Sites Shutdown

Nelson Rose
One of, if not the most well known gaming lawyers will speak on Wednesday, April 20th about the shut down of the top 3 poker sites in the US (Pokerstars, Full Tilt Poker, and Absolute Poker).

Another Man Pleads “Not Guilty” in Online Poker Fraud, Money Laundering Case

The lawyer for a Las Vegas man arrested in a prosecution aimed at shutting down the three largest Internet poker companies operating in the United States contested bank fraud conspiracy charges Tuesday by saying his client never lied to a bank.

Pay Per Head Outfits May Win Out Big In Wake Of Online Poker Indictments

The Pay Per Head sector continues to flourish.  These businesses point out that they are not involved in cash transactions related to sports betting.

Phenomenal Percentage Growth Rates Likely for US-Facing Online Poker Rooms

online poker rooms
Worldwide online poker market shrank a colossal 23 percent since the indictments of Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars and on Friday. 

Mixed Martial Arts Takes Hit From Full Tilt Poker Shutdown

Mixed Martial Arts Full Tilt Poker
There are rumblings throughout the Mixed Martial Arts community that the shutdown of Full Tilt Poker on Friday may cause the sport to take a significant hit on sponsorship dollars.

Top Hispanics not Plentiful in Poker

Gambling911.comrecently examined the issue of minorities in professional poker and revealed that there are few top black players.

Hustler Online Poker Room Cashing in on Crackdown

Hustler Online Poker Room
America's newest legal online poker room isn't wasting any time in taking advantage of America's latest crackdown on online gambling.

Online Poker Indictments – Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars, – Latest News

Online Poker Indictments
Here are some late developments (Tuesday, April 19, 2011) related to Friday’s indictment of Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars and
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