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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.

Doug Polk: I’m in the 2017 WSOP Main Event

Doug Polk: I’m in the 2017 WSOP Main Event

It's that time of year again! I'm in every poker player's favorite event: the World Series of Poker Main Event.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/11/2017

2017 WSOP Main Event is 3rd Largest Ever, Biggest Since 2010

2017 WSOP Main Event is 3rd Largest Ever, Biggest Since 2010

In a sign that poker may be coming back in a big way, organizers at this year’s World Series of Poker Main Event have proclaimed it to be the 3rd largest in history.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/11/2017

PA Budget Becomes Law, Paving Way for Legalized Internet Gambling

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf will let a state budget bill become law despite the fact that it is badly out of balance....and includes gambling expansion

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/10/2017

Global Poker Online World Challenge 2017 Features Massive Overlays

Global Poker Online World Challenge 2017 Features Massive Overlays

HighStakesDB.com is reporting that the new kid on the block, Global Poker, has been paying out hefty overlays in their first ever Online World Challenge.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/10/2017

Grinding the short stack with 37 left in the $3K NLH WSOP VLOG DAY 39

Grinding the short stack with 37 left in the $3K NLH WSOP VLOG DAY 39

Negreanu will now prepare for the WSOP Main Event

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/10/2017

APT Main Event: Aik Chuan Crowned Champion

APT Main Event: Aik Chuan Crowned Champion

Aik Chuan has won the Asian Poker Tour Main Event and walks away with just over $14K.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/10/2017

Mike Wattel Earns 2nd WSOP Bracelet with $10K Seven-Card Stud Championship Win

Mike Wattel Earns 2nd WSOP Bracelet with $10K Seven-Card Stud Championship Win

Australian Mike Wattel has earned his second career World Series of Poker bracelet, beating out a small field of 88 and taking home $235,451.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/10/2017

Biggest Day 1B in Six Years at 2017 WSOP Main Event

Biggest  Day 1B in Six Years at 2017 WSOP Main Event

The biggest Day 1b field in the past six years showed up to the Rio with a 2,164 overflow crowd taking part. Ultimately that turnout brought the two-day total to 2,959.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/10/2017

Where has Brian Hastings Been? He’s Playing in the Main Event

Where has Brian Hastings Been?  He’s Playing in the Main Event

PokerNews.com has finally located poker pro Brian Hastings, who at the last minute has emerged at the World Series of Poker to play in the Main Event.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/09/2017

Fallen Web Gambling Tycoon Turned 'Rat' Now Grows Hydroponic Herbs

Fallen Internet Gambling Tycoon, Informant Now Growing Hydroponic Herbs

Internet entrepreneur playboy turned informant and nearly single-handedly brought down Internet gambling sector

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/09/2017

WSOP Main Event Biggest Day 1A Since 2013

WSOP Main Event Biggest Day 1A Since 2013

Day 1a began Saturday at 11 a.m. with players dispersed throughout the Amazon Room and Brasilia Room in the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/09/2017

2017 World Series of Poker Main Event Day 1A Kicks Off

2017 World Series of Poker Main Event Day 1A Kicks Off

This year’s Event is expected to surpass 6000 players, the buy-in for each being $10,000

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/09/2017

Bobby Baldwin Severely Injured at Aria After Falling Two Flights of Stairs: In Good Spirits

Many body parts broken including pelvis

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/08/2017

Shuffle Up and Deal…. 2017 WSOP Main Event Cards in the Air

Shuffle Up and Deal…. 2017 WSOP Main Event Cards in the Air

Day 1A of the 2017 World Series of Poker kicked off Saturday with the all-important call to “Shuffle Up and Deal”. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/08/2017

Daniel Negreanu $50K Players Championship Final Table Bust in 5th as it Happened

Daniel Negreanu $50K Players Championship Final Table Bust in 5th as it Happened

Negreanu has already cashed out in ten WSOP events this year

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/08/2017

FBI Seized Homes, Cars, Watches as Part of Gambling Probe But No Charges Filed?

FBI Seized Homes, Cars, Watches as Part of Gambling Probe But No Charges Filed?

$849,000 worth of bank funds, cash and luxury watches seized but, to date, no arrests

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/08/2017

Georgia Sports Betting Online

Georgia Sports Betting Online

One of the states with residents likely to gamble significantly during this upcoming NFL and College Football season will be the Peach Tree State. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/08/2017

James Calderaro Wins $25K Pot-Limit Omaha High Roller and $1.2 Mil Cash

James Calderaro Wins $25K Pot-Limit Omaha High Roller and $1.2 Mil Cash

Venice, Florida’s own James Calderaro earned his first career bracelet and $1,289,074 by defeating 205 players in the $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha High Roller event.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/08/2017

Poker Player Loses 65lbs for Prop Bet

You might not recognize Bryn Kenney after making a prop bet whereby he had to lose 65lbs in 4 months.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/07/2017

Alec Torelli Responds to Doug Polk Angling Accusation: Purposely Edited Video

Alec Torelli Responds to Doug Polk Angling Accusation: Purposely Edited Video

Says edit was “unpurpose to make it seem like I lied to the floor about the position of my chips”

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/07/2017

Elior Sion Wins The Players Championship, Beats Out Negreanu, Haxton

Elior Sion Wins 2017 WSOP Players Championship, Beats Out Negreanu, Haxton

26-year-old British pro Elior Sion has won the 2017 World Series of Poker Players Championship and the $1,395,767 that came with it.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/07/2017

Negreanu Deprived of 7th WSOP Bracelet, Eliminated in 5th of Players Championship

Negreanu Deprived of 7th WSOP Bracelet, Eliminated in 5th of Players Championship

Poker pro Daniel Negreanu walks away with just over $300,000 following a 5th place elimination

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/06/2017

Max Silver Wins His First Bracelet at 2017 WSOP

Max Silver Wins His First Bracelet at 2017 WSOP

Max Silver topped a field of 256 players to win $172,645 and his first bracelet in the $3,000 six-max limit hold’em event at the 2017 World Series of Poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/06/2017

Negreanu on Brink in Search of WSOP Bracelet No. 7 at WSOP Players Championship

Will Daniel Negreanu Win the 2017 WSOP Players Championship?

Daniel Negreanu had the chip lead coming into the final Thursday but had lost that lead by late afternoon.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/05/2017

Daniel Negreanu 2.2 Million on Top in The Players Championship

Daniel Negreanu 1.4 Million up Top in The Players Championship

This one pays $1.3 million to the winner.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/05/2017

Artur Rudziankov Wins $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Event 58

Artur Rudziankov Wins $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Event 58

The 29-year-old student, born in Minsk, Belarus but currently resides in Prague, Czech Republic, previously earned $269,946 in 11 previous WSOP and WSOP International Circuit cashes

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/05/2017

Meet the Newest Member of the UpSwing Poker Team

Meet the Newest Member of the UpSwing Poker Team

Doug Polk talks to the newest member of the UpSwing Poker team while taking part in the 2017 World Series of Poker, the main event just days away.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/04/2017

Chris Ferguson 2017 WSOP POY Contender, Poker Community Not Exactly Thrilled

Chris Ferguson 2017 WSOP POY Contender, Poker Community Not Exactly Thrilled

Ferguson was tied to 2011 ponzi scheme involving Full Tilt Poker

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/04/2017

Artur Rudziankov Wins 2017 WSOP Event #58 $5K No-Limit Hold’em

Artur Rudziankov Wins 2017 WSOP Event #58 $5K No-Limit Hold’em

Rudziankov's victory Monday afternoon was an unscheduled Day 4 session in which he takes home a cool $395,918 along with his first ever WSOP gold bracelet.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/04/2017

Meet the Newest WSOP Triple Crown Winner

Meet the Newest WSOP Triple Crown Winner

Mohsin Charania reflects on his play during the $1500 final table and what he learned from watching the live stream.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/03/2017

Breaking News

How To Stay Competitive In A ‘Saturated’ Market

How To Stay Competitive In A ‘Saturated’ Market

Your idea of becoming an online bookie was a good one. It even became better when you finally effected it evidently after doing enough market study.

AXL Affiliates Acquires Major Digital Advertising Platform Astute Media LTD in Record Deal

AXL Affiliates Acquires Major Digital Advertising Platform Astute Media LTD in Record Deal

The purchase will help AXL Affiliates reach new markets and territories and will strengthen its leading position in the sportsbetting affiliate sector.

Why Becoming An Online Bookie Is A Lucrative Thing

Why Becoming An Online Bookie Is A Lucrative Thing

Becoming an online bookie is not a hard thing as it used to be in the old days. Today, thanks to pay per head online bookie software, it is easy and simple to become an online bookie, a proud site owner that offers clients an opportunity to enjoy their various online games.