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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.

Gaming Innovators 2018 panel discussion in Riga

Gaming Innovators 2018 panel discussion in Riga

There are only 5 days left until the inaugural Mare Balticum Gaming Summit opens its doors for delegates from all around the world for a day of learning and networking.

Submitted by Guest on, May/03/2018

Take a Seat or Take the Cash: WSOP Main Event Qualifiers Are at ACR

Take a Seat or Take the Cash: WSOP Main Event Qualifiers Are at ACR

Dreaming of taking a seat in the World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas? Or do you think you’d rather just pocket the $12,500 in cash? Either way, you’ll want to park yourself here at Americas Cardroom for the next two months.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/30/2018

Key Senator's Retirement Could Stall Online Poker Efforts in New York

Key Senator's Retirement Could Stall Online Poker Efforts in New York

Plus Michael Zhang wins Super High Roller for the Second time in less than a month, Antonio Esfandiari Near the Top of partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Main Event Day 2B

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/30/2018

Forbes: ECS 'CS:GO' League Went To Cancún Because Of The World Poker Tour

The ECS 'CS:GO' League decided not to hold their championship in a big arena the end of last year but instead wanted to take a page out of the World Poker Tour trade book.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/29/2018

Artificial Intelligence to Put End to Poker Face

The poker face could soon go the way of the dodo bird thanks to artificial intelligence (AI) plus the Bilzerian-Polk crypto war has "experts" coming out of the woodwork and Norway bans outside online poker rooms.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/28/2018

Bilzerian to Polk in Getting Back Into Crypto: 'I'm Doing It Wrong You Little S***?'

It's a battle of the poker behemoths as Doug Polk and Dan Bilzerian have seemingly declared war on one another via Twitter.  The hostility is tied into each man's interest in cryptocurrency.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/27/2018

PokerStars Parent Company to Acquire Sky Bet for $4.7 Billion

The Stars Group has agreed to acquire British bookmaker Sky Bet for an eye-popping $4.7 billion. The agreement was also made with private equity firm CVC Capital Partners.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/21/2018

Here Are Your 2018 Poker Showdown Series Winners

2018 Poker Showdown Series Winners Announced

The series marked the second time pairing WPTDeepStacks™ and WPT® brands in the same festival, the first being January’s Lucky Hearts Poker Open.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/19/2018

No Bids Received at PA Online Gambling License Auction

No Bids Received at PA Online Gambling License Auction

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board announced today that a determination on holding an “additional auction round” for Category 4 casinos will be announced at a later date after Tuesday’s auction concluded with no bids being received.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/18/2018

Cryptonia Poker News

Gambling911.com has all the latest news pertaining to the blockchain online poker site Cryptonia Poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/18/2018

Cryptonia Poker Makes Headlines With Scotty Nguyen Signing

Cryptonia Poker Makes Headlines With Scotty Nguyen Signing

Poker player extraordinaire Scotty Nguyen has been named brand ambassador of the new cryptocurrency online poker room, Cryptonia.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/18/2018

Poker Hall of Famers Gets Burned in Ponzi Scheme

Poker Hall of Famer Gets Burned in Ponzi Scheme

Two Poker Hall of Famers are suing after they claim to have gotten scammed out of some $800,000.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/17/2018

New Jersey, Nevada, Delaware to Pool Players for Online Poker

New Jersey, Nevada to Pool Players for Online Poker

Internet poker players in three states will be able to face off against each other starting May 1, in a long-awaited expansion of online gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/16/2018

New World Series of Poker Player of the Year Determination Formula Unveiled

The World Series of Poker is proud to announce an updated and improved Player of the Year formula for 2018.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/13/2018

PokerStars Denies Social Games Access to Washington Residents

PokerStars Denies Social Games Access to Washington Residents

The state of Washington has decided to take a tougher stance on perceived real money gambling sites. PokerStars has decided to take a tougher stance on playing their games for free.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/12/2018

Negreanu Goes All In On Vegas Golden Knights

Canadian hockey fan Daniel Negreanu is now among the biggest backers of the Vegas Knights now that's he's a resident.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/11/2018

#Positivity: You Are Always in the Right Place at the Right Time - Phil Hellmuth Book Signing Thursday

#Positivity: You Are Always in the Right Place at the Right Time - Phil Hellmuth Book Signing Thursday

Known as one of the most successful professional poker players, Hellmuth has more than $22 million in career winnings. 

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/11/2018

Poker Pro Arrested for Theft by Deception

Poker Pro Arrested for Theft by Deception

A poker pro was charged for "theft by deception" after telling a tale of woe to a fellow traveler while at Newark Airport, convincing the victim to loan him $200.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/10/2018

Epic Fail: Overlay Fiasco at Westgate HPT Event Has Players Fuming

Fine print points out that three-hundred entries would force event organizers to kick in $5,000 in added cash, prompting casino to announce half price deal after tournament was already underway and infuriating players who paid full price, which was nearly everyone, in the process

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/10/2018

BitRaged: Poker Pro Doug Polk Exposed as Crypto 'Con Artist'

BitRaged is a YouTube channel devoted to exposing other YouTube channels for what they deem to be 'pump and dump shelling crappy courses and being con artists and generally not having a clue what they are talking about".

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/04/2018

Bitcoin Video Poker Two Pair Payouts

Bitcoin Video Poker Two Pair Payouts

Bitcoin video poker payouts for Two Pair are substantial at Bitcoin Games, with a a provably fair gaming site with 99% or better expected return.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/03/2018

Bitcoin Video Poker Full House Payouts

Bitcoin Video Poker Full House Payouts

Bitcoin video poker payouts for Full House are substantial at Bitcoin Games, with a a provably fair gaming site with 99% or better expected return.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/03/2018

ACR Set to Host Another High Five Tournament Series April 18th-22nd

ACR Set to Host Another High Five Tournament Series April 18th-22nd

Our tournament team here at Americas Cardroom recently made the joint decision that we should keep our foot on the gas and offer up yet another High Five Tournament Series.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/03/2018

Bitcoin Games Video Poker Payouts - 4 of a Kind

Bitcoin video poker payouts for a 4-of-a-kind are substantial at Bitcoin Games, with a a provably fair gaming site with 99% or better expected return.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/02/2018

Top 10 Poker Players of 2018

Top 10 Poker Players of 2018

Some poker players might be managing to carve out a minimum wage playing at Real Money Gambling sites, but at the other end of the scale there are others who have made so much money from poker that it’s frankly quite staggering.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/02/2018

HPT: Cards in the Air for Westgate Series, More

HPT: Cards in the Air for Westgate Series, More

HPT's first Sin City event in nearly four years is underway at Westgate Las Vegas Resort Casino. The feature tournament this weekend is a $350 NLHE Monster Stack with a $100,000 guarantee.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/30/2018

Judge: Card Maker in Phil Ivey-Borgata Flap Liable for $27

Judge: Card Maker in Phil Ivey-Borgata Flap Liable for $27

A federal judge has dealt an Atlantic City, New Jersey, casino a bad hand in its lawsuit over asymmetrical playing cards that helped pro poker champ Phil Ivey and a companion win nearly $10 million.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/28/2018

Purchasing Manager Wins $93k in Pittsburgh

The popular poker tour and television show Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) has wrapped up another successful series in the Pittsburgh market.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/27/2018

Poker Player Victim of Obsolete Tax Law: Must Pay €500K for Losing

"If you had the bad luck to play (poker) in 2011, your life can be destroyed." 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/27/2018

Matusow: 'Nobody Gives a F*** That Trump Slept With a Porn Star 12 Years Ago!'

Matusow: 'Nobody Gives a F*** That Trump Slept With a Porn Star 12 Years Ago!'

Just a week after declaring he had removed nearly 90% of this political posts from Twitter, poker pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow was back at it this weekend. 

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/25/2018

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.