Two women - Xiufei Yang, 59, and Meie Sun, 52 - owe a combined $6.4 million...and they have a most unusual defense. They claim to be simple housekeepers, not high rollers.
Poker Player News
When it first was announced, the poker world was very excited about Tom "Durrrr" Dwan's Million Dollar Challenge. Within a week, players were lining up to accept the challenge.
Is poker superstar Phil "Poker Brat" Hellmuth Jr. endangering the Stanford University football team?
Poker pros Maria Ho and Tiffany Michelle have been eliminated from this season's The Amazing Race.
In an interview with Vanessa Rousso, Gambling911.com's Jenny Woo gets to the bottom of the rumors surrounding the poker pro's supposed new gig hosting Game Show Network's "High Stakes Poker&qu
Internet sportsbooks that offered betting odds on the 2009 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event are quaking in their boots.
And they've got good reason.
The 2009 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event, which has been on hiatus since July, resumes next week.
"May the work that you have be the play that you love."
There is finally some poker action in Bobby's Room at the Bellagio. We have lowered the stakes and more players are coming in. It's really dumb to play so high no one except the ultra rich guys can play. I was completely exhausted when I got through traveling but after playing poker for 4 straight days, I feel great again. It is really amazing how playing helps me. I guess I'm a junkie after all these years.
What follows is an interesting account of an incident that transpired at a Caesar's poker tournament featuring Barry Shulman, who just won the 2009 World Series of Poker Europe.
Female professional poker player, Clonie Gowen's widely publicized lawsuit recently hit anot
A gleeful Maria Ho proclaimed her best finish yet on Sunday night's installment of The Amazing Race. She and fellow poker pro and good buddy Tiffany Michelle finished second in Dubai.
The WPT Bellagio and how that Vegas showcase hotel describes its acclaimed event:
The Alameda County District Attorney's Office will not seek the death penalty for Ernest Scherer III, now 31, who is accused of killing both his parents. former San Ramon Valley schools trustee Ernest Scherer Jr., 60 and Charlene Abendroth, 57, a longtime Cal State East Bay accounting lecturer, were both found brutally stabbed and beaten to death in their Pleasanton home last year. Both the father and son were well known on the professional poker circuit.
Gambling911.com Senior International Correspondent Jenny Woo wasn't too thrilled to read Thomas Somach's latest piece about record World Series of Poker bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth.
2009 has been an action packed year for poker pro Tom "Durrrr" Dwan.
Just call him the Naked Poker Brat.
Phil "Poker Brat" Hellmuth Jr. naked?
It's the poker world's worst nightmare, and it's come true.
The Poker Hall of Fame announced last week that Mike Sexton will be its lone inductee for 2009.
DoylesRoom.com has announced a special Twitter Followers freeroll to mark Doyle Brunson's upcoming 100,000 Twitter followers achievement.
Who is the best poker player on Twitter?
Who makes the most interesting Tweets?
Speaking to Gambling911.com's Senior International Correspondent, Jenny Woo, on Monday, poker pro Vanessa Rousso vehemently denied rumors that she has been chosen to host the Game Show Network's po
Doyle Brunson has been recognized as poker's biggest legend and one of the best professionals to ever play the game.
Much has been made of this year's Poker Hall of Fame inductees this past summer but it now appears that only one person will be getting the nod.
Thomas Somach, now a staff writer for the Gambling911.com website, has written for the San Francisco Examiner, the San Francisco Chronicle, the New York Times Syndicate, the Edmonton Journal and th
Back from Montana! I'll never complain about hot weather again. It was 3 degrees on the mountain my grandson lives on, along with 8 inches of snow. That cold cut through me like a knife.
Add poker pro Jeff Madsen to the list of those who believe that the events of 9/11 were orchestrated as part of a government conspiracy.
To build his team of elite poker players, Doyle Brunson isn't straying far from home to source the talent. The world's biggest poker legend will be playing at $5/10 and $10/20 cash game tables every Monday through Friday at DoylesRoom.com along with Chris Moorman, Mike Caro and other pros in order to meet new poker players and hopefully find the next member for his elite team of young poker pros.
There must be something in the water in the Keystone State.
What does becoming a professional poker player get some people?
Try a new Lamborghini Gallardo.
As many of you know by now, Maria Ho is on the 15th season of The Amazing Race. Maria's debut started on Sunday September 27th along with Tiffany Michelle and being the only
World Series of Poker record bracelet holder Phil Hellmuth is not exactly happy with the tournament these days or the folks who run it, Harrah's.
Hellmuth spoke to French media about how Harrah's new online poker website could damage the WSOP. The site will not be available to US customers at the onset. Harrah's announced a partnership agreement with the strong European brand, 888.com earlier last month.
Running and managing your own sportsbook has become big business these days with the tremendous rise in popularity of Internet sports betting and one of the most important decisions you will have to make as a private bookie is which Pay Per Head site to use