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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.

Kim Kardashian to Host a Poker Game

Kim Kardashian is set to host a poker tournament.  The evening’s first prize winner will receive front row tickets and a meet and greet with the Eagles.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/11/2018

Poker Pro Ali Fazeli Pleads Guilty Multi-Million Dollar Ponzi Scheme

A poker pro accused of orchestrating a $multimillion SuperBowl ticket scam that victimized the likes of Erik Seidel, John Juanda and Zach Clark has plead guilty to wire fraud. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/11/2018

2009 WSOP Main Event Winner Joe Cada Crawling Back With Final Table Looming

2009 World Series of Poker Main Event winner Joe Cada was among the last standing (or in this case, sitting) Wednesday night as the final table is about to be determined.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/11/2018

Bitcoin Now Accounts for 80 Percent of All Transactions at Americas Cardroom

Bitcoin Now Accounts for 80 Percent of All Transactions at Americas Cardroom

On Wednesday, Americas Cardroom confirmed that the cryptocurrency bitcoin now represented as much as 80% of all online gambling transactions.  This is up from just over 40% this time last year.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/11/2018

2018 World Series of Poker Main Event Down to 26 Players

2018 World Series of Poker Main Event Down to 26 Players

Day 6 of the 2018 World Series of Poker Main Event wrapped up in the early hours of Wednesday morning with the 7,874-player field down to its final 26 players and a final table to be determined later today (likely during the overnight hours). 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/11/2018

Four Winds Casino South Bend Adds Poker Room

South Bend, Indiana poker players get ready!  The Four Winds Casino has just announced it will be adding a new poker room.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/10/2018

The 'N' Word Versus How to Say 'Kiss My Ass' in Italian: Some Not Happy With Hawkins Table Antics

Adrian Lovin Sorin, the Italian-Romanian poker player banned for life from playing in any World Series of Poker American events, apologized for using a racial slur against fellow player Maurice Hawkins this past weekend.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/10/2018

Stones Salutes Chris Moneymaker August 4 and 5

The man who changed the face of poker, Chris Moneymaker, will be saluted at the Stone's Gambling Hall in Sacramento, California August 4 and 5.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/10/2018

PokerStars Teams Up With Seminole Hard Rock Hotel And Casino

PokerStars Teams Up With Seminole Hard Rock Hotel And Casino

PokerStars has teamed up with the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida to award two $30,000 Platinum Passes to the PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC).

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/10/2018

109 Players Remain in 2018 WSOP Main Event Heading Into Tuesday's Play

109 Players Remain in 2018 WSOP Heading Into Tuesday's Play

Houston, TX's Michael Dyer tops 12 million chips to lead a storm-shortened Day.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/10/2018

Did Daniel Negreanu Really Call Player Wearing a MAGA Hat a 'Nazi'?

On Monday, a poker player posted his alleged account of a meeting he had with poker pro Daniel Negreanu (known as Kid Poker), and it wasn't a pleasant one.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/09/2018

310 Survivors at This Year's WSOP Main Event Coming Into Monday: Ivey Out

310 Survivors at This Year's WSOP Main Event Coming Into Monday: Ivey Out

Prior bracelet winner Barry Hutter leads 310 survivors into Day 5 with an impressive 5,597,000 in chips as part of the poker world's largest tournament, the World Series of Poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/09/2018

Adrian Lovin Sorin Speaks: Says He Thought 'N' Word was just 'Dirty', Not 'Racist'

'Racist' Poker Player Adrian Lovin Sorin Speaks Following WSOP Ban

After being disqualified from this year's World Series of Poker Main Event for having used a racial slur against a fellow African American player, Adrian Lovin Sorin speaks for the very first time.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/08/2018

Why the Phil Hellmuth Outburst Over Weekend has Everyoune Outraged

Why the Phil Hellmuth Outburst Over Weekend has Everyoune Outraged

The World Series of Poker bracelet record holder Phil Hellmuth may have apologized for his outburst against a fellow player this weekend.  Few had kind words for Hellmuth, who only days earlier had made his grand entrance at the WSOP 2018 dressed as Marvel super hero Thor.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/08/2018

Celebrity Poker Pro James Woods: '5 Fatso Liberal Nutjobs Are Hardly Cause to Arm Yourself'

Celebrity Poker Pro James Woods: '5 Fatso Liberal Nutjobs Are Hardly Cause to Arm Yourself'

Responding to a group of individuals furious over the harassment this past weekend of Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and ostensibly warning of a Civil War, celebrity poker pro and conservative James Woods attempted to calm the masses.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/08/2018

Phil Hellmuth Gets Berated on Twitter Following Outburst

Phil Hellmuth Gets Berated on Twitter Following Outburst

Over the weekend we saw the World Series of Poker bracelet record holder Phil Hellmuth come down hard on himself.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/08/2018

1,182 Plays Still Sitting in the WSOP Main Event - All in the Money

1,182 Plays Still Sitting in the WSOP Main Event - All in the Money

Day 3 of the Main Event ended with 1,182 players all in the money. Frankie Flowers finished near the top of the counts and is looking for a deep run to continue the charity work that his father started.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/08/2018

Dutch Boyd Calls Out Poker Pro Adrian Sorin Lovin as the "Racist' Thrown out of WSOP Main Event

African American poker player Maurice Hawkins was reportedly the victim of racial slurs while playing in this year's World Series of Poker Main Event, and organizers weren't having any of it. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/07/2018

Racist Player Escorted Out of WSOP Main Event

A player at this year's World Series of Poker Main Event was escorted out of the establishment overnight Friday and reportedly disqualified for using racial slurs directed at an African American individual. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/07/2018

Shawn Daniels Leads at 2018 WSOP Main Event: Winner to Get Paid Nearly $9 Million

Placerville, CA's Shawn Daniels leads all Day 2AB players in the 2018 WSOP Main Event after bagging 533,500 in chips Thursday night.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/06/2018

James Woods Hendon Mob Page Crashes as He Starts Trending Thursday

James Woods Hendon Mob Page Crashes as He Starts Trending Thursday

After it was revealed Hollywood actor James Woods agent had dumped him over the outspoken conservative's political views, it seems plenty of folks wanted to know what Woods was up to these days. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/05/2018

Hollywood Celeb, Poker Pro James Woods Dumped by Agent Over Political Views

The Hollywood actor, a devout supporter of US President Donald Trump, went on to call his now former agent, Ken Kaplan, "a political liberal" in his tweets confirming the breakup, but did manage to take the high road.  Not so for Kaplan....

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/05/2018

The BOSS Returns to Americas Cardroom With $3,020,000 Guaranteed

The BOSS Returns to Americas Cardroom With $3,020,000 Guaranteed

Las Vegas isn’t the only place to find multimillion dollar poker action this July. While we’ve already awarded over 50 * $12,500 WSOP prize packages to lucky players, that’s just the start of the huge summer we have planned here at Americas Cardroom. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/05/2018

Phil Hellmuth as Super Hero Thor ...7000 and Counting in This Year's WSOP

The entries at this year's World Series of Poker is above the 7000 mark and a final tally was coming during the overnight hours.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/04/2018

Doug Polk is Giving Away 3 Percent of His WSOP Main Event Winnings .... to YOU

Doug Polk is Giving Away 3 Percent of His WSOP Main Event Winnings .... to YOU

Plus Dan Matsuzuki defeats Scott Bohlman heads-up to earn $10K Seven-Card Stud hi-lo bracelet and $364,387

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/04/2018

Truyen Nguyen's Double Knockout Propels Him Near Top of Main Event Day 1A

Truyen Nguyen's Double Knockout Propels Him Near Top of Main Event Day 1A

Day 1A, the first of the event’s three starting days, got cards in the air at noon and attracted 925 players, an increase from last year’s 795 Day 1A entries. At the end of the flight’s five, two-hour levels, only 659 remained with Timothy Lau leading the way.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/03/2018

845 Players Take Part in Day 1 of 2018 WSOP Main Event

845 signed up to take part in the first day of the 2018 World Series of Poker Main Event.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/02/2018

ChancesCards Takes Down $3200 WSOP.comcom Online High Roller Event

ChancesCards Takes Down $3200 WSOP.comcom Online High Roller Event

Chance Kornuth became the second player in the short history of World Series of Poker online bracelet events to win a bracelet live and online.  

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/01/2018

Phil Hellmuth Will be a Marvel Character This World Series of Poker: Wonder Woman?

Phil Hellmuth Will be a Marvel Character This World Series of Poker: Wonder Woman?

Each year the World Series of Poker bracelet record holder Phil Hellmuth makes his grand entrance dressed in costume and flanked by half naked female models.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/30/2018

Matusow Playing WSOP in Chronic Pain Elicits Little Sympathy: 'Try Being a Person in Pain Who Has to Go to WORK Everyday'

Following his 4th place finish and $75,708 payday in the $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha 8 or Better WSOP event, poker player Mike "The Mouth" Matusow reflected on how much agony it is to play each year.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2018

Breaking News

14 People Injured During Backstreet Boys Concert at Casino

An Oklahoma casino says 14 people suffered cuts and bruises when a powerful rainstorm toppled entrance trusses and disrupted the start of an outdoor concert by the Backstreet Boys.

Apple Purges Near 25K Gambling Apps

Apple Purges Near 25K Gambling Apps

Apple has removed around 25,000 illegal gambling apps after the Chinese government rebuked the company for continuing to sell them in their online iPhone store.

Romanian Gambling Industry update with Cosmina Simion at CEEGC Budapest 2018

Since the regulation of the Romanian gambling industry, most of the large brands have obtained licenses to offer their services on the territory of the country.