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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.

How One Man Won Millions Playing Mixed Games in Poker

How One Man Won Millions Playing Mixed Games in Poker

Poker pro Doug Polk talks to Jake Abdalla, also known as Jllama,  instructor for the Mixed Games Course at Upswing Poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/03/2018

Poker Pro Daniel Negreanu is a Loser

Poker Pro Daniel Negreanu is a Loser?

He may be the biggest money earner in the game of poker but the past two years have been duds for Kid Poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/03/2018

Doyle Brunson on the Late Stu Unger: 'A Real Jerk When Gambling'

Doyle Brunson on Stu Unger: 'A Real Jerk When Gambling'

In a tweet Tuesday, legendary poker pro Doyle Brunson attempted to explain his often conflicting views of the late poker icon Stu "Stuey" Ungar.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/02/2018

Mid-States Poker Tour Enjoys Record-Breaking Year in 2017

Mid-States Poker Tour Enjoys Record-Breaking Year in 2017

Season 8 of the MSPT is in the books, and it was a record-breaking affair. We hosted eight Regional Events, 18 Main Events, catered to 19,484 entrants, awarded $13,992,243 in prize money, and broke nearly a dozen records in six states.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/02/2018

Growing Pains for Bitcoin, Other Crypto-Currency Online Poker Rooms

Growing Pains for Bitcoin, Other Crypto-Currency Online Poker Rooms

Professional Rakeback this week identified some of the causes for Bitcoin and other crypto-currency-based online poker rooms struggles to close out 2017 at a time when Bitcoin is inching towards the $20,000 mark.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/02/2018

Poker Player Goes on Another Bank Robbery Spree

Poker Player Goes on Another Bank Robbery Spree

2015 Borgata Summer Open winner Thomas Dougher is up to his old tricks again.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/01/2018

Poker Community, Including Detractors, Bid Farewell to Selbst

Poker Community, Including Detractors, Bid Farewell to Selbst

The poker community continued to be in shock this New Year's Day with the unexpected announcement that the biggest female money earner in the game will be retiring from it.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/01/2018

Vanessa Selbst Parts Ways With PokerStars, Retires From Poker

Vanessa Selbst Parts Ways With PokerStars, Retires From Poker

Vanessa Selbst shocked the poker world New Year's Eve day by announcing her decision to retire from the game that she loves.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/31/2017

Sneaky Reality Star Delivers A Plot Twist - High Stakes Poker Hand

Sneaky Reality Star Delivers A Plot Twist - High Stakes Poker Hand

Garrett Adelstein is at it again, this time on Live At The Bike in a $25/50 game that's playing pretty big. He defends his big blind with a questionable hand, but gets just the runout he was looking for.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/28/2017

Poker Pro Phil Hellmuth Teased for Wearing Tight Warriors Shirt: 'Showing Team Spirit'

Poker Pro Phil Hellmuth Teased for Wearing Tight Warriors Shirt: 'Showing Team Spirit'

Stop the teasing of poker pro Phil Hellmuth just because he's wearing a Golden State Warriors shirt that looks like it belongs on his 10-year-old son

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/27/2017

First Ever WSOP China Comes to an End

First Ever WSOP China Comes to an End

Day 7 of WSOP China kicked off at 11 a.m., and the six players came back to their dream stage and fight for the first ever WSOP China gold bracelet. Just three hours later, Zhou Yun Peng took down the game,

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/27/2017

Molly's Game Opens Big But With Limited Theatrical Release

Molly's Game Opens Big But With Limited Theatrical Release

The box office numbers are in for the opening weekend of the highly anticipated poker flick Molly’s Game, and they are good.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/26/2017

Daniel Negreanu Wants You to Think - 'Most Brilliant 10 Minutes' You Will Watch

Daniel Negreanu Wants You to Think - 'Most Brilliant 10 Minutes' You Will Watch

Regardless of what you may think of poker pro Daniel Negreanu - he has his haters like Hollywood actor James Woods - there is no denying he's among the most brilliant minds in poker today.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/26/2017

Post Goes Inside Glamorous World of High Stakes Poker as Mollys Game Opens

Post Goes Inside Glamorous World of High Stakes Poker as Mollys Game to Open Xmas Day

The wait is over this Christmas Eve.  Not for Santa, but for the opening of the most anticipated poker film since Rounders, Molly's Game.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/24/2017

Poker Pro Fedor Holz to Invest in eSports Organization Team Envy

Poker Pro Fedor Holz to Invest in eSports Organization Team Envy

With Fedor Holz announcing his retirement from the world of poker at the ripe old age of 24, he’s now revealed the intention of diving head first into another venture, the world of eSports.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/23/2017

Poker.com Domain for Sale for $20 Million

One of the biggest jokes in terms of domain name businesses: Poker.com: Who goes to that site?  Well now it is selling for $20 million.  Any takers?

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/20/2017

Kalidou Sow Wins Last Ever PokerStars Championship in Prague

Kalidou Sow Wins Last Ever PokerStars Championship in Prague

Kalidou Sow from Paris, France takes down the last ever PokerStars Championship held in Prague.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/20/2017

Poker Player Lauren Roberts: ‘I’ve Played in Some Really Sick Games’

Poker Player Lauren Roberts: ‘I’ve Played in Some Really Sick Games’

High Stakes cash game player Lauren Roberts talks to Laura about the transition from cash games to tournaments and more

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/19/2017

Tobey Maguire a ‘Royal Jerk at Poker Table’, Told Hostess to ‘Bark Like a Seal’

“Molly’s Game”, the new memoire from the so-called “Poker Princess” Molly Bloom, arrived in bookstores Thursday (June 12, 2014) and it’s not without its juicy tidbits blasting the likes of “Spider-Man” actor Tobey Maguire. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/16/2017

Bitcoin: The Basics for Online Poker Affiliates

Bitcoin: The Basics for Online Poker Affiliates

Americas Cardroom answers all the important questions concerning the crypto-currency Bitcoin like What is Bitcoin?, Why use Bitcoin? And How does it work?  All this in an effort to encourage online poker affiliates to use Bitcoin for all their transactions with the long established Internet card room.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/15/2017

Americas Cardroom Takes Crown With World’s Biggest Weekly Tourney

Look out, Americas Cardroom ushering in the New Year in a major, major way. We’re talking about a Sunday Major that’s bigger and better than what’s currently being offered to poker players around the world.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/15/2017

Doyle Brunson Said to be Doing Some ‘Serious Back Peddling’ in POTUS Bashing

Doyle Brunson Said to be Doing Some ‘Serious Back Peddling’ in POTUS Bashing

Once a big supporter of US President Donald Trump, poker legend Doyle Brunson has made it clear he’s not exactly thrilled with Trump since he’s been in office.  This sentiment was relayed in a tweet Thursday, making reference to this past Tuesday’s Alabama Senate race.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/14/2017

Caesars Bans Poker Player for Being Named in Legendz Sports Indictment

Caesars Bans Player for Being Named in Legendz Sports Indictment

A player suing Caesars Casino for allegedly banning him had previously worked for the now-defunct Legendz Sports, a company the US Government forced to close in 2013. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/14/2017

Female Psychologist, Author Maria Konnikova Taking Poker World by Storm

Female Psychologist, Author Maria Konnikova Taking Poker World by Storm

Maria Konnikova is a psychologist, author and poker player you should be aware of, as she might be analysing you at the tables!

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/14/2017

Jessica Chastain Receives Golden Globe Nomination for Molly’s Game Role

Jessica Chastain Receives Golden Globe Nomination for Molly’s Game Role

Jessica Chastain dazzled in a low cut blue gown at the Amsterdam premier of Molly’s Game, which could end up being the best poker film ever (until now it’s been Rounders).  Chastain was nominated the night before for a Golden Globe.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2017

Engel Wins Second HPT Title and $162k

Engel Wins Second HPT Title and $162k

Poker pro also earns Player of the Year honors

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2017

New Jersey Online Casinos Pass $700 Million in Lifetime Revenue

New Jersey Online Casinos Pass $700 Million in Lifetime Revenue

New Jersey's legal online casinos managed an array of achievements during a strong November, including surpassing $700 million in lifetime revenue since legalization in November 2013.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2017

Arrested Gambino Crime Family Members Were Operating Illegal Sports Betting Ring

Arrested Gambino Crime Family Members Were Operating Illegal Sports Betting Ring

Seven individuals were taken into custody Tuesday morning, charged with loansharking, drug dealing and illegal gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2017

Ben Marsh Wins 2017 MSPT Main Event

Ben Marsh Wins 2017 MSPT Main Event

The MSPT Season Final $1,100 Main Event at Canterbury Park - Racetrack & Card Casino attracted a record 493 entries, which surpassed the spring event (475 entries) as the largest major poker tournament ($1K+ buy-in) in Minnesota history.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2017

Poker Player Suing Caesars for Fraud: Claims Inappropriate Ban

Poker Player Suing Caesars for Fraud: Claims Inappropriate Ban

PokerNews.com is reporting that a poker player has filed a lawsuit against Caesars after the casino hit him with a ban to avoid honoring his Global Casino Championship seat.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2017

Breaking News

Bitcoin Drops to 17Th Most Popular Cryptocurrency in World's Most Populous Nation

Bitcoin Drops to 17Th Most Popular Cryptocurrency in World's Most Populous Nation

It ranks as the most populated nation in the world and among the first to sort of embrace bitcoin.

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.

Meadowlands to Start Offering Sports Betting Ahead of NFL Season, NYC Gamblers Welcome

The Meadowlands Racetrack will begin offering sports betting in Mid-July, ahead of the upcoming NFL season.  As such, this will be the first sports betting operation in the United States operating on the property of an NFL stadium.