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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.

Should You Be Aggressive or Cautious with a Big Stack Early in a Major Poker Tournament?

PokerStars pro poker player Jake Cody comes into Day 2 of the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure 2018 with a huge chip lead. Will he bully the table and be super aggressive?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/11/2018

Phil Hellmuth TRAPS Liv Boeree With Pocket Aces - Crazy Poker Hand

Phil Hellmuth TRAPS Liv Boeree With Pocket Aces - Crazy Poker Hand

Phil Hellmuth is up to his old tricks again. Never one to stick to conventional play style, he gets sneaky with his pocket aces.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/10/2018

Super Bowl Champion Richard Seymour Hopes to Win Big at Caribbean Adventure

Super Bowl Champion Richard Seymour Hopes to Win Big at Caribbean Adventure

3 Time Patriots NFL Super Bowl Champion Richard Seymour registers Day 1 of the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event 2018.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/10/2018

Online Poker Room Accepts Cryptocurrency Verge

Online Poker Room Accepts Cryptocurrency Verge

Now accepting some 60 different types of cryptocurrencies, Americas Cardroom has begun to heavily promote Verge.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/09/2018

Jason Mercier Leaves PokerStars Just Days After Selbst

Jason Mercier Leaves PokerStars Just Days After Selbst

Just days after Vanessa Selbst stunned the poker world by announcing her retirement and departure from PokerStars, fellow poker pro Jason Mercier announced Monday he too will be stepping away from Stars.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/08/2018

Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous at PokerStars Caribbean Adventure

Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous at PokerStars Caribbean Adventure

Daniel Negreanu, Issac Haxton, Bryn Kenney, Ivan Luca, Justin Bonomo, Sam Greenwood, and Cary Katz are all battling for $1.5 million at this year's PokerStars Caribbean Adventure tournament.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/08/2018

World Series of Poker Circuit at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek $1 Mil Guaranteed

World Series of Poker Circuit at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek $1 Mil Guaranteed

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek and the World Series of Poker (WSOP) will partner for the first time ever beginning February 8 to bring the brand’s award-winning Circuit back to the South Florida region.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/08/2018

Unibet Gets Rid of High Stakes Poker Cash Games

Unibet Gets Rid of High Stakes Poker Cash Games

Unibet has opted to remove its NL800 and PL800 high stakes online poker games in an effort to protect players and the site's ecology.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/06/2018

Molly’s Game Rakes in Over $6 Million First Week of Limited Run

Molly’s Game Rakes in Over $6 Million First Week of Limited Run

The highly anticipated poker film "Molly's Game," STX Entertainment, took in $3 million for Week 1 but with a limited run in 271 locations.  The film averaged $11,476 and totalled $6,137,582 for the week.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/05/2018

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

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.