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Poker Pro Tiffany Michelle in the News Again

Though she doesn't seem to be making much news on the felt these days, poker pro Tiffany Michelle has nonetheless been generating quite a bit of buzz. Following a stellar showing at the 2008 World Series of Poker main event in which she was the last woman standing, finishing 17th of the field of over 5000, Michelle signed up for a sponsorship with online poker site UltimateBet.

Yesterday it was announced that she has re-signed with the company for another year. In a statement released by the site, Michelle said,

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/14/2009

Online Poker Qualifiers: Doyles 5 Diamond World Poker Classic

Whether you want to play with Doyle Brunson at the online tables or chat with the legend in one of the biggest WPT tournaments, will make it happen.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/14/2009

UltimateBet and Phil Hellmuth Ante Up for Eva Longoria’s Charity


UltimateBet today announced the sponsorship of the Second Annual Celebrity Casino Night in support of Eva's Heroes.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/14/2009

Face The Ace Lawsuit: Man Claims Idea Stolen

NBC's primetime poker show Face The Ace took a hit in the ratings and now it may take a hit in court.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/13/2009

Tiffany Michelle Signs with Team UltimateBet Second Year

Television and film star Tiffany Michelle, who has found great success at the world's biggest poker tournament and at UltimateBet's online tables, signs with UltimateBet for a second year.

Ultimate Bet today announced that recognized TV & Film personality Tiffany Michelle has signed on for a second year as a member of Team UB. The rising poker star will continue to be part of an impressive roster of poker talent that includes Phil Hellmuth and Annie Duke plus recent WSOP bracelet winners Brandon Cantu and Matt Graham.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/09/2009

Poker Hall of Fame Finalists Announced

The Poker Hall of Fame finalists were announced Tuesday in Vegas and, as many expected, Phil Ivey is among those listed.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/08/2009

Newbie Poker Players Thrive in Nosebleeds

All summer long, the high stakes action on the nosebleed tables has been plentiful and down-right mind boggling.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/07/2009

WSOP Ratings Up Slightly: Phil Ivey Still An Issue

Through 10 episodes, the 2009 WSOP has earned an average rating of .75, which translates to 741,311 household impressions.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/06/2009

Poker Host has Kenna James as New Pro

Poker Host has signed Kenna James as their new Pro.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/04/2009

Phil Hellmuth to Host Hold Em For Heroes

UltimateBet today announced that poker legend and Team UB pro Phil Hellmuth will be hosting Hold'em for Heroes this November, a charity Texas Hold'em tournament to benefit the TASER Foundation for

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/03/2009

World Series of Poker Needs Phil-in: Phil Ivey Hides

The death of U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy last week recalled memories of the 1988 Democratic National Convention in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/31/2009

Vanessa Rousso Talks 2009 World Series of Poker With Woo

I just did a quick follow up with Vanessa Rousso to see what's been going on with her after the 2009 World Series of Poker.  To no surprise, she seems to be busier than ever as you'll read in my i

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Aug/27/2009

Tom Durrr Dwan to Join Team Full Tilt Poker?

Howard Lederer speaking on Inside Deal on why Durrrr isn't signed to Full Tilt:

"I'm sure that Full Tilt would love to have him.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/26/2009

Pokerati Blasts Card Player Magazine’s Jeff Shulman

A little background (or should we say "battleground"?):  Jeff Shulman is the President and COO of Card Player Magazine who just happens to have made the Final Nine Table of the 2009 Worl

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/25/2009

Doyle Brunson: Why is Bra Singular and Panties Plural?

He just can't get the female body off his mind, and who can blame him.  Doyle Brunson, one of the hottest poker players on the circuit today (not to mention the oldest), has women swarming all ove

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/25/2009

Daniel Negreanu Absolutely Not Friends With Annie Duke

One of the better-known feuds in the world of poker is between Daniel "Kid Poker" Negreanu and Annie Duke.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/22/2009

Poker Player Ordered to Stand Trial for Murder of Parents

OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS)  -- A professional poker player was ordered to stand trial Friday on charges that he murdered his parents at their posh country club home.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/22/2009

Michael Phelps to Play at Aruba Poker Classic? can reveal that poker pro Phil Hellmuth is working hard behind the scenes to get Olympic gold medalist swimmer and now poker player Michael Phelps to join him at Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/20/2009

Phil Hellmuth to Appear on a Bunch of Reality Series

Move over Annie Duke (Celebrity Apprentice), Maria Ho (Amazing Race) and now Daniel Negreanu (The Real World), Phil Hellmuth is about to top all of you it seems.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/20/2009

Daniel Negreanu The Archie Bunker of Poker

The racist remarks made by professional poker player Daniel "Kid Poker" Negreanu on his blog earlier this month are nothing new,

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/20/2009

Poker Babe Lacey Jones To Go Nude In Spain Thursday

If you happen to be in Spain and on the beach, you could be lucky enough to spot a nude sun bathing Lacey Jones.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/19/2009

Doyle Brunson Bares All to Nude Beach Loving Lacey Jones

Doyle Brunson wasn't voted my Sexiest Poker Player of 2009 because he's dead wood.  Poker babe Lacey Jones also made the cut. 

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Aug/19/2009

Ernest Scherer III Stands Trial for Parents Murder

The attorney for a man accused of murdering his parents at their Pleasanton home in March 2008 for monetary gain hinted in his line of questioning Tuesday that someone other than the defendant may

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/18/2009

UltimateBet Signs Top WSOP Main Event Player Billy Kopp


One of online poker's most aggressive players has been scooped up by a top online poker site. UltimateBet today announced that Billy Kopp, who finished 12th in the Main Event of this year's World Series of Poker, has signed on to join UltimateBet's Team UB, a group of successful poker pros that includes Phil Hellmuth, Annie Duke and some of the most respected online poker players in the industry. In just a few short years, Kopp has earned over $2.6 million in both online poker games and in land-based tournaments.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/18/2009

Tom Durrr Dwan Announces New Poker Challenge

As previously reported, online high stakes cash game specialist, Tom "Durrrr" Dwan had agreed to take part in a live Million Dollar Challenge.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/18/2009

Poker Bounty Hunts are Back, Doubles Prize Money to $50,000


Bounty-hungry, poker-playing gunslingers rejoice.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/17/2009

Dancing With the Stars New Cast Announced: Odds Up Soon

Dancing With the Stars betting remains a popular pastime and the new season cast was announced Monday.  Those who will be dancing include former Republican Majority Leader, Tom DeLay and poker pla

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Aug/17/2009

Poker Tournament Director Matt Savage Returns for Aruba Open

This year, online poker players have an unprecedented number of reasons to join the online poker site in Aruba with today's announcement that the world's leading tournament director Matthew Savage

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/16/2009

Face the Ace, Negreanu Racism Row: G911 Readers Speak

We know what's hot based on what everyone is talking about. readers have been especially fired up over a recent article Submitted by Payton on, Aug/16/2009

Media and Racism Watchdogs Must Stop Racist Witch-Hunt!

"If the media and oversensitive racism watchdogs continue this witch-hunt for racists, they are doing more to slow relations between races than to improve them."

So writes Ricky Bauer of Gambling Review, one of many online gambling and poker information websites commenting on this week's controversy suggesting that poker pro Daniel Negreanu might be a "racist".

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/14/2009

Breaking News

Bookmaker Gives £50,000 to Russian LGBT Causes After Promise to Pay for Each Goal Scored

A bookmaker has donated £50,000 to fight homophobia in football after Russia’s 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia, having promised a contribution of £10,000 for each goal scored.  Of course they didn’t expect Russia to score the most goals of this year’s World Cup thus far.

Borgata Casino Sportsbook Review

Borgata Casino Sportsbook Review

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation that now makes it legal for designated business to offer sports betting after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a 1992 federal law that made betting on sports illegal in 49 of the country’s 50 states.  The Borgata became the first state casino to take sports bets.

Monmouth Park Sportsbook Review

Monmouth Park Sportsbook Review

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy last week signed legislation allowing designated establishments to offer sports betting with some more prepared than others, in particular Monmouth Park.