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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.

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

Joseph Couden First Time WSOP Bracelet Takes Down Star-Studded Final Table

Joseph Couden First Time WSOP Bracelet Takes Down Star-Studded Final Table

Joey Couden won his first career World Series of Poker bracelet in Event #53: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha 8 or Better.  He also took down some big name players along the way.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2018

Ryan Leng Wins $1500 Bounty Event

Ryan Leng won a World Series of Poker event Thursday afternoon. Event #51: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Bounty paid  $272,765.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2018

Tommy Nguyen Becomes 9th Millionaire Made at This Year's WSOP

Tommy Nguyen Becomes 9th Millionaire Made at This Year's WSOP

Tommy Nguyen was one class away from his accounting degree. He put it off to take a shot at a professional poker career.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2018

Scott Seiver Pushes Life Time Earnings Over $23 Million With WSOP Win

Scott Seiver Pushes Life Time Earnings Over $23 Million With WSOP Win

33-year-old native of Columbus, Ohio, Scott Seiver, has won the $10K Limit World Championship and a cool $296,222 that went with it, bringing his life time earnings on the World Series of Poker circuit to over $450,000. In live play around the world he has now won just over $23 million.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2018

Poker Alliance Becomes Successor to PPA, Now Calls the Game a Sport

Poker Alliance Becomes Successor to PPA, Now Calls the Game a Sport

The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) is no more and its successor now seems to be focusing more on sports betting.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/27/2018

Vanessa Selbst Out of Retirement, Will Take Part in WSOP Main Event

Vanessa Selbst Out of Retirement, Will Take Part in WSOP Main Event

She's baaaaack!  The world's greatest female poker player has announced she is coming out of retirement.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/27/2018

Loren Klein Makes History at 2018 World Series of Poker

Loren Klein made World Series of Poker history on Tuesday evening. Klein joined Allen Cunningham and Matt Matros as the only players to win a bracelet in three consecutive summers in the post-Chris Moneymaker era.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/27/2018

Barton Could Slip Online Poker, Sports Betting Language Into Horse Racing Bill

Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) sees an opening to expand legalized online poker and potentially sports betting as part of a bill that would establish a national authority for regulating doping and medication in horse racing.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/26/2018

Timur Margolin Wins Maiden Bracelet, Takes Down Event #43 and Ferguson

Chris Ferguson was denied his 7th World Series of Poker bracelet with Timur Margolin emerging as the winner of the Event #43: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em and walking away with $507,274.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2018

More Women Verbally Attacked on the Poker Floor, Pavillion Staff Do Nothing

Women players being verbally attacked on the poker floor continues to be a huge issue with little sign of letting up.  On Sunday night, female poker pro Kathy Liebert tweeted out yet another incident.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/24/2018

'Most Hated' Poker Player Chris Ferguson Looks for 7th WSOP Bracelet

'Most Hated' Poker Player Chris Ferguson Looks for 7th WSOP Bracelet

Plus Shaun Deeb's biggest money win ever as he walks away with $1,402,683.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/24/2018

Eric Baldwin Wins $1500 No Limit Hold’em, Robert Peacock Wins Double Stack

Eric Baldwin Wins $1500 No Limit Hold’em, Robert Peacock Wins Double Stack

33-year-old Robert Peacock won the $1000 No Limit Hold’em Double Stack, his first bracelet and first bracelet and $644,224.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/22/2018

Virtue Poker News

Virtue Poker News

Gambling911.com has your latest news related to Virtue Poker.  This site has many of the biggest names in poker as site ambassadors.  Using the Ethereum blockchain and smart contracts to build a decentralized poker platform, Virtue Poker has trust and transparency built in, the site claims.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/21/2018

Crypto Hedge Fund Pays Investors' $10,000 WSOP Buy-In Fees

Crypto hedge fund Pantera Capital says it will reward seven existing investors with free tickets it received to the 49th Annual World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/21/2018

Can I Bet Online From My Country?

Does your country allow cryptocurrency exchanges that can be linked to your bank account and bitcoin wallet as well as other electronic payment services such as PayPal.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/20/2018

Michael Mizrachi Wins 50K Poker Players Championship 2018

On Tuesday evening, Michael Mizrachi made World Series of Poker history in addition to winning $1,239,126.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/20/2018

Michael Mizrachi Leads $50K Poker Players Championship, Matthew Davis Wins WSOP Senior Event

It took roughly three levels for the field in Event #33: $50,000 Poker Players Champion to be cut from 12 to the official final table of six players. Currently leading the pack is Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi who bagged up a total of 8,865,000 chips at the end of play on Monday, 18 June.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/19/2018

Bullying and Sexism Continue at World Series of Poker!

Bullying and Sexism Continue to World Series of Poker!

PokerTube.com notes that participation by the fairer sex at live poker tournaments continues to hover around the 5%-7% range. That woeful percentage won't likely get any better if certain men continue to berate and abuse ladies at the poker tables.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/18/2018

WSOP Bracelet Wins for Gal Yifrach, Ryan Bambrick

WSOP Bracelet Wins for Gal Yifrach, Ryan Bambrick

On Saturday, Gal Yifrach added a WSOP bracelet to go with his Circuit ring won 15 months ago. He defeated 868 entries and James Mackey heads-up in the $3,000 no-limit hold’em six-max event, earning $461,798.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/17/2018

Doyle Brunson on Negreanu’s Masterclass ‘Mistake’, Latest WSOP Updates

Poker legend Doyle Brunson has questioned why fellow pro Daniel Negreanu wants to share his knowledge and presumably spread the wealth.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/16/2018

Arne Kern Wins 2018 WSOP Milionaire Maker Gold

Germany's Arne Kern earned $1,173,223 and his first WSOP bracelet in a massive 7,361-entry event. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/14/2018

2018 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Aug. 2 to Aug. 14

2018 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Aug. 2 to Aug. 14

“The Big 4” Four-Tournament Finale Carrying a Combined $6.5 Million in Guaranteed Prize Pools Will Be Televised and Live Streamed in Partnership with Poker Night in America

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/13/2018

Close but No Cigar for Brunson, Brian Rast Wins 4th Bracelet at Historic WSOP Event

84-year-old Doyle Brunson had an opportunity to walk away with $259,670 and a bracelet before his expected retirement.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/13/2018

Doyle Brunson Watch: Legend Makes it to Final Table of WSOP 2018 Event

Doyle Brunson Watch: Legend Makes it to Final Table of WSOP 2018 Event

Gambling911.com has your latest WSOP 2018 updates including the legend Doyle Brunson making it to the final table of Event #23: $10,000 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw Championship.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/12/2018

Chris Ferguson Attempts to Rewrite History With Puppies

The 2000 World Series of Poker Main Event poster that once featured Chris Ferguson where he sports a Full Tilt Poker logo has been replaced by one that eliminates that logo and has Ferguson holding two puppies.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/11/2018

2018 WSOP Millionaire Maker Under Way

2018 WSOP Millionaire Maker Under Way

The last flight of Event #21: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em MILLIONAIRE MAKER: Saturday's flight attracted 3,046 entries in total with 458 players finding a bag for Day 2 tomorrow, June 11. Kyle Hartree bagged the chip lead with a stack of 208,500.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/11/2018

Justin Bonomo Cannot be Stopped, Wins $10,000 Heads-Up Championship

Daniel Negreanu who?  Phil Ivey who?  Phil Hellmuth who?  There is a new sheriff in town and his name is Justin Bonomo, shattering records in the world of poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/09/2018

Poker Podcaster Joe Ingram’s Claims of Sexual Harassment and Sales Scams Questioned

"The WSOP Phone Charger Sales People MUST BE STOPPED! INVESTIGATION!".  This was the title of poker podcaster Joe Ingram's YouTube video released earlier in the week, but now he's coming under fire.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/08/2018

$1 Million Winner of 2018 WSOP Colossus Event is Roberly Felicio

$1 Million Winner of 2018 WSOP Colossus Event is Roberly Felicio

Coming into Thursday’s final table, Roberly Felicio had only three World Series of Poker cashes, two of which were Circuit events, totaling $4,682. He ultimately won the Colossus event and its $1 million cash prize.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/08/2018

Breaking News

NJ's Top Gambling Regulator: Offshore Books Will be 'a Significant Competitive Force' in US Sports Betting Market

NJ Division of Gaming Enforcement Director David Rebuck says these sites are operating illegally in state

Montenegro the Focus at Inaugural European Gaming Congress (EGC) with Tatjana Scepanovic (Montenegro Bet)

Montenegro features several amazing casinos. Best ones are on the Montenegrin Coast. When it comes to online gambling, well it’s a different animal.

Gang Fears on Vegas Strip as More Than a Dozen Arrests Made Sunday Night

Gang Fears on Vegas Strip as More Than a Dozen Arrests Made Sunday Night

Las Vegas police say authorities arrested several known gang members at a resort casino near the Strip that were gathered at the Rio Sunday night.  That casino plays host to the World Series of Poker each year.