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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.

Did 60 Minutes Story Help Absolute Poker, Online Poker Rooms?

Maybe websites like Gambling911.com are all too caught up in the online poker scene to really understand the true impact of Sunday evening's 60 Minutes segment pertaining to the much talked about A

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/02/2008

Poker Cheating Scandal Raises Questions Regarding Big Name Pros

In a very well written report from our friends at AintLuck.com, the spotlight shines on today's big name poker pros - specifically Phil Ivey.

The question:  Is it a conflict of interest for a part-owner in an online poker room the likes of Full Tilt Poker to rack up over $8 million in cash games over an 18 month span there?

AintLuck attempts to answer that question.

 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/01/2008

Caroline Caz Pal: Michael Phelps New Girlfriend

It's good to be Michael Phelps these days.  Aside from getting to swim with the likes of Anderson Cooper as part of a 60 Minutes segment on his post Olympics life, the gold medal record holder has

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/01/2008

2008 WSOP Winner Taxing Issue

Poker's newest champ needs a good tax attorney.

Fast.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Dec/01/2008

CBS Was Once Involved In Online Gambling

The following is an editorial piece related to this past weekend's 60 Minutes segment on an Internet poker cheating scandal.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/01/2008

Poker Community Reacts to 60 Minutes Story

The folks at Two Plus Two, a popular posting forum community covering the game of poker, offered their reaction to the 60 Minutes piece that aired Sunday ni

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/01/2008

Poker Cheaters Story Airs on 60 Minutes

The much anticipated poker cheaters story aired Sunday night on the most watched news magazine, 60 Minutes.  The story was heavily promoted throughout Sunday's NFL games including two marquee late

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/30/2008

Industry Disputes 60 Minutes Claim That Online Poker Is Illegal

The much anticipated 60 Minutes segment on a highly publicized "insider cheating scandal" (a la a "super user account") already has the online poker community up in arms before

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/28/2008

Top NFL Games Mean Strong Ratings for 60 Minutes Poker Story

Sometimes good stories are missed on 60 Minutes as a result of NFL games being played out past the 7 pm EST hour on Fox. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/27/2008

First CEREUS Bad Beat Jackpot Pays New Player $789.827.72

Days after signing up for a new account, an online poker player named Square Route pops sky-high Bad Beat Jackpot

It couldn't be more fitting for a 2-day old poker network. An online Texas Hold'em player, who registered with UltimateBet a handful of days ago, has won over $250,000 playing Texas Hold'em at UltimateBet.com's Bad Beat Jackpot tables.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/27/2008

Wass Poker Forum Challenge Offering Sponsorships, Cash, More

WassPoker has opened preregistration on their next set of Online Forum Challenge events in December!

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/26/2008

60 Minutes to Air Absolute Poker Insider Cheating Story Sunday

It's finally here.  The much anticipated 60 Minutes segment on insider cheating and online poker.  At the center of the investigation, AbsolutePoker.comSubmitted by C Costigan on, Nov/26/2008

Poker Brat Starts His Own Clothing Line

Retailers are no doubt nervous entering this "make or break" holiday season with the economy in complete disarray.  But that hasn't stopped poker pro Phil Hellmuth from opening his own c

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/25/2008

PartyGaming Profits Continue to Decline

As world economies continue to slide downward, the trend has carried over into the finances of online poker companies as well.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/25/2008

10 to Life for Woman in Professional Poker Player Slaying

A woman has been sentenced to 10 years to life in prison for stabbing her husband-a professional poker player-to death in a Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, condominium last year.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Nov/24/2008

The Best Poker Players In The World?

The Boston Examiner asked the question this week.  Who are the best poker players in the world?

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/22/2008

Professional Poker Player Boris Becker Dumped Via Text

Sparky Collins, everyone's favorite Cuban transgender reporter can barely get those big manly fingers around the keys of his cell phone to text. 

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/21/2008

Getting Around Online Gambling Prohibition? Lottery Site Explains

The website www.lottoIP.com claims to a way of gambling online legally in the United States, even in the commonwealth of Kentucky, which in recent months has t

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/21/2008

Netherlands Banks Reject Call to Police Online Gambling Transactions

The Netherlands Bankers Association (NVB) this week rejected the idea that they would be able to police transactions used for the purpose of online gambling.  The NVB told Justice Minister Hirsch

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/21/2008

Clonie Gowen Full Tilt Poker Friction Was Seen Coming

Gambling911.com this week reported on how a 1 percent partner in online poker's second biggest room, Full Tilt, was suing that company and a number of its other partners, including a number of big

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/21/2008

Charity Poker Helps Wall Street Employees Overcome Economic Doom

Leave it to the game of poker to help erase the concerns over a current economic crisis gripping much of the world.

 

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/20/2008

Randy Couture Loses UFC 91, Wins With Full Tilt Poker

The world's second largest online poker room has joined forces with one of the world's greatest Mixed Martial Arts fighters, Randy Couture. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/19/2008

Gambling Not a Huge Problem on College Campuses: Drugs, Booze Is

Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel has some harsh words for Florida basketball coach Billy Donovan and his reaction to accusations that point guard

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/19/2008

Full Tilt Poker, Numerous Poker Players Being Sued

Gowen v. Tiltware LLC, et al.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/18/2008

Poker Legend Doyle Brunson Denies He’s a Racist For McCain Vote

The Texas Dolly, poker legend Doyle Brunson, has had to fight off allegations that he is a racist after publicly proclaiming he voted for Republican John McCain in this month's US Presidential Elec

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/18/2008

Boycott on Kentucky, Bourbon, Underwear Called Off For Now

Gambling911.com has given the green light to its readers to visit Kentucky, eat Papa John's Pizza and - more important of all - enjoy some good ‘ol Kentucky bourbon.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/17/2008

Phil Ivey Wins $70K at H.O.R.S.E. Poker Event

As long as anyone can remember, the Bellagio in Las Vegas has been home to the largest live cash game around.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/17/2008

Poker Pro Daniel Negreanu: He’s Black in The Sack

Gambling911.com Senior Correspondent Jenny Woo has gotten a lot of flack over the past week mentioning four time World Series of Poker bracelet winner, Daniel Negreanu, among her Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/17/2008

ACLU Jumps On Board Internet Gambling Bandwagon

It's been a long time coming but the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky filed a petition Thursday with the Kentucky Court of Appeals, asking the court to overturn rulings made on Sept.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/17/2008

2008 WSOP Winner Signs With Poker Royalty

Las Vegas, NV - November 12, 2008 - Poker Royalty, the industry's premier poker representation agency, announced today that 2008 World Series of Poker Champion Submitted by Guest on, Nov/17/2008

Breaking News

Sinclair TV, MY LVTV and VSIN Partner for Sports Betting Broadcast Television Deal

Sinclair TV, MY LVTV and VSIN Partner for Sports Betting Broadcast Television Deal

LAS VEGAS  Sinclair Broadcast Group (Nasdaq: SBGI) and VSiN (Vegas Stats & Information Network), the first network dedicated exclusively to sports gambling, today announced a partnership that will bring sports betting content to broadcast television viewers in Nevada.  

Ascend FS and SBC announce partnership ahead of Betting on Sports America

Ascend FS and SBC announce partnership ahead of Betting on Sports America

Ascend FS, the market leader in data-driven charitable fundraising solutions and sponsorship activation in the gaming sector, has been officially named a Supporting Partner for the largest sports betting trade conference in the United States – Betting on Sports America.

Caesars Jumps on News That Icahn is Pushing for Sale

Caesars Jumps on News That Icahn is Pushing for Sale

Caesars Entertainment shares rose 6 percent on news that activist shareholder Carl Icahn is pushing the company to sell.