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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.

XWINK Loses Big but Wins Even Bigger

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/07/2011

Joran van der Sloot to Plead Temporary Insanity

Dutchman Joran van der Sloot plans to plead temporary insanity according to his lawyer.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/07/2011

Florida Next to Legalize Online Poker

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/07/2011

Erik Seidel Tops Daniel Negreanu as Winningest Poker Player of All Time

By winning the 2011 National Heads-Up Poker Championship Sunday at Caesars Palace, Erik Seidel surpasses Daniel Negreanu as poker’s top earner of all time (in live tournaments). 

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/07/2011

Break out the Belgian Waffles: Belgium as a Winner at Celebrity Poker Tournament

Belgium, annually voted the most boring country in Europe, has something to shout about.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Mar/03/2011

Steve Gross Looks to Become First Team Brunson Poker Player to win WPT Title

All is on the line for Team Doyle Brunson player Steve Gross who is looking to become the first member of the elite “Brunson 10” to win a World Poker Tour (WPT) title. 

The Brunson 10 was assembled last year to create a talent pool of young players representing arguably the oldest player in the world and his online poker room – DoylesRoom.com.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/03/2011

Assemblyman Hopes to Work With NJ Governor on New Internet Gambling Measure

Following New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s decision to veto a bill that would make NJ the first state to legalize Internet gambling, state democrats spoke out about the decision.

“The reality is that Internet gaming is coming and we need to figure out a way to make it work to benefit Atlantic City casinos,” said Assemblyman John Burzichelli (D-Salem). “I hope to work cooperatively on new legislation that ensures New Jersey remains competitive for years to come in all aspects of modern gaming.”

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/03/2011

Revenues Way Up At PartyGaming

PartyGaming has reported a huge rise in revenues for the year 2010.

Revenues rose by 15 percent from 2009 to €357.3m (£300m) to €310.1m, with casino revenues jumping to €151.4m from €136.3m, bingo revenues more than doubling to €51.4m from €22.8m and sports betting climbing to €20.8m from €13.2m. Poker revenues fell to €124.8m from €136.8m.   Pre-tax profits fell to €43.8m from €57.4m.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/03/2011

PokerStars Abruptly Pulls Branding from North American Poker Tour LA Stop

The world’s largest online poker room, PokerStars, has pulled its branding from the North American Poker Tour (NAPT) Bicycle Casino in Los Angeles. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/02/2011

New York Man Hits Biggest Bad Beat Jackpot Ever

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/02/2011

Rivalry Brews Between Isildur1 and urnotindangr

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/02/2011

Time Ticking in New Jersey as Christie Does not yet Take Action on Internet Gambling Bill

Thursday March 4, 2011 at the stroke of midnight Internet gambling could become legalized in the state of New Jersey.  It would be the first US state to do so. 

Governor Chris Christie has until that time to veto or sign off on a bill that could bring a much needed $28 million – if not more – to his state yearly.  It’s not just the millions of dollars, it’s the many new jobs that will ultimately be created.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/01/2011

Player Wins $65,000 at Doyles Room Poker Rake Race

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/01/2011

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