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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.

Poker Night In America to Debut Live TV Series

The hit TV series Poker Night in America (PNIA), produced by Rush Street Productions, is excited to announce the launch of a new live celebrity version of its TV series. 

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/21/2018

Doyle Brunson: 'I Turned Down $230 Million Offer for DoylesRoom.com

Over a decade again, legendary poker pro Doyle Brunson claims he turned down a $230 million offer for his namesake online poker room, DoylesRoom.com. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/20/2018

PokerStars Celebrates Shared Pool Success With France, Spain

PokerStars Celebrates Shared Pool Success With France, Spain

The Stars Group Inc. today announced the completion of the FRESH (France Espania Hold'em) Series, PokerStars' first joint tournament series offered to both French and Spanish players following the launch of the shared player pool between the two previously ring-fenced markets.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/20/2018

Doug Polk Looks at the Top 10 Cash Players in Poker Today

Doug Polk is joined by online poker legend Andres Artinano, better known on the virtual felt as educa-p0ker.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/20/2018

Most Top Poker Players Studying AI Claims One Pro

Most Top Poker Players Studying AI Claims One Pro

In an interview with CardPlayer.com, poker pro Issac Haxton claimed that most of his fellow pros have been studying Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a means of working to improve their own games. 

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/16/2018

Controversy Erupts in Poker World Over Recent WPT Title Win

Poker pro Grant Hinkle: "It disparages the resume of Mike Leah, the prestige of major titles like the WPT, and whatever integrity is left in the game of poker."

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/15/2018

Tennis Coach Pleads Guilty in Case Tied to Professional Poker Player

Another Man Pleads Guilty in Case Tied to Professional Poker Player

A Wichita man has pleaded guilty to operating an illegal gambling business in the Wichita, Kansas area.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/14/2018

Stan James Poker Players to See Big Changes With Merged Pool

The Stan James brand is set to disappear after being acquired by Unibet more than two years ago.  Unibet parent company, the Kindred Group, will be merging the Stan James poker players into its own pool (made up of some dozen brands) and thus shuttering the MPN skin.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/14/2018

Stan James Poker Players to See Big Changes With Merged Pool

Stan James Poker Players to See Big Changes With Merged Pool

The Stan James brand is set to disappear after being acquired by Unibet more than two years ago.  Unibet parent company, the Kindred Group, will be merging the Stan James poker players into its own pool (made up of some dozen brands) and thus shuttering the MPN skin.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/14/2018

Negreanu to Undergo Surgery, Will Remain Off Poker Circuit

Negreanu to Undergo Surgery, Will Remain Off Poker Circuit

Negreanu to undergo surgery in March

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/12/2018

Doug Polk to Daniel Negreanu: 'You're Being a Little Bitch!'

Doug Polk to Daniel Negreanu: 'You're Being a Little Bitch!'

In a shock video released this weekend, poker pro Doug Polk went on an epic rant against fellow poker pro Daniel Negreanu, saying he is acting like a "little bitch".

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/11/2018

John Pappas Steps Down as Poker Players Alliance Executive Director

John Pappas Steps Down as Poker Players Alliance Executive Director

Following a decade long tenure as Executive Director of the Poker Players Alliance (PPA), John Pappas has decided to step down from his role by month's end.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/08/2018

Poker Pro Doug Polk: 'We Need to Talk About Tether and Bitfinex'

Bloomberg is reporting that Bitfinex has been subpoenaed by U.S. regulators. This is all regarding Tether, which is claimed to be pegged to the U.S. Dollar. Apparently this subpoena was actually issued on December 6th, but we're just hearing about it today.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/01/2018

Poker Pro: '#MeToo S*** is Getting Out of Control'

Not everyone is fond of the #MeToo movement that has gripped a nation, and even the world.  One poker pro said that the "s*** is getting out of hand".

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/31/2018

Sam Greenwood Rips German Poker Pros Over Tournament Scouting

Sam Greenwood Rips German Poker Pros Over Tournament Scouting

Poker pro Sam Greenwood lashed out at his fellow German poker pros this weekend for lingering around the poker tournament room waiting to sign up for (super) high roller tournaments to scout the field first. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/29/2018

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Announces Winner of Lucky Hearts Poker Open

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Announces Winner of Lucky Hearts Poker Open

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. concluded its 2018 Lucky Hearts Poker Open (LHPO) late Wednesday evening.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/25/2018

Daniel Negreanu Declares War on Seating Scripts

Daniel Negreanu Declares War on Seating Scripts

Seat scripts give certain players unfair advantage, Negreanu suggests

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/25/2018

Daniel Negreanu BLOWS Phil Laak's MIND - High Stakes Poker Cash Game

Sometimes a tough opponent can make you question your own sanity.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/22/2018

Poker Players in Detroit Hit Biggest Bad Beat Jackpot in U.S. History

Poker Players in Detroit Hit Biggest Bad Beat Jackpot in U.S. History

Six lucky players at the Motor City Casino in Detroit will be sharing a record $1.068 million after winning the bad beat jackpot.  It is the biggest bad beat jackpot win in US history. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/19/2018

Ronconi Takes Home $175k on HPT

Ronconi Takes Home $175k on HPT

Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) kicked off its 2018 season in a big way at Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago. The Main Event drew 544 entries, building a total prize pool of $783,360. In the end Naperville, Illinois' Darryl Ronconi came out on top, collecting $175,482 and the new custom-designed champion's watch.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/18/2018

Police Officers Indicted in Gambling Case Believed Tied to Poker Pro

Federal prosecutors are accusing a current Wichita police officer and a former officer of obstruction of justice for their roles in identifying a suspected undercover officer who was investigating illegal gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/18/2018

2018 XL Blizzard Poker Series Schedule Unveiled

2018 XL Blizzard Poker Series Schedule Unveiled

888 Poker has released details of its 34-event XL Blizzard series

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/18/2018

Live Texas Hold'em Bonus Poker Online Unveiled

Live Texas Hold'em Bonus Poker Online Unveiled

Live Texas Hold'em Bonus Poker debuts for the first time online courtesy of Evolution Gaming.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/17/2018

Can I Convert Bitcoins to USD, Other Currencies When Betting Online?

While it's great to hold cryptocurrencies in an online betting account at times when prices are skyrocketing, there are days when prices take a nose dive.  This means that your winnings drop as well.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/17/2018

Doug Polk: Tai Lopez Needs to Stop Selling Me His Bitcoin Course

Tai Lopez is famous for hanging out in his garage, showing off Lamborghinis, reading thousands of books, chilling with celebrities, and aggressively marketing his courses on YouTube.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/17/2018

Live Online Poker Arrives In Atlantic City New Jersey

Live Online Poker Arrives In Atlantic City New Jersey

It is now official that you can play live poker from an Atlantic City casino. It is a hard work that is turning successful.  Golden Nugget in Atlantic City is giving punters a chance to enjoy online poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/16/2018

Fastest Payouts in Online Poker as Americas Cardroom Player Reports Under 2 Hour Receipt Via Ethereum

Fastest Payouts in Online Poker as Americas Cardroom Player Reports Under 2 Hour Receipt Via Ethereum

Back in October Americas Cardroom added some 60 different types of cryptocurrency options and now that move is paying off in a very big way. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/16/2018

PCA 2018 Main Event Winner Maria Lampropulos Taking Home Over $1 Million

PCA 2018 Main Event Winner Maria Lampropulos Taking Home Over $1 Million

The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure 2018 comes to an historic end with the first woman ever to win the PCA Main Event

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/15/2018

Two Men Plead Guilty in Case Involving Wiretapping of Poker Pro's Phones

Two Men Plead Guilty in Case Involving Wiretapping of Poker Pro's Phones

Two man charged with running online sports betting ring and operating illegal poker games

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/15/2018

Pro Poker Player Barry Greenstein Surviving the Bubble

Pro Poker Player Barry Greenstein Surviving the Bubble

Professional poker player Barry Greenstein has 10 big blinds on the bubble of the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event 2018. He is surviving, but wants to accumulate a bigger stack and stay in long enough for a minimum cash.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/12/2018

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.