According to Thanh Nien News, an underground Vietnamese football betting ring with a total bet value of VND7.6 trillion ($340 million) has been taken down by Vietnam authorities.
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"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".
It is the hottest story of the week in the poker world. Gambling911.com Special Contributor Thomas Somach questi
Gambling911.com readers are all fired up over recent articles appearing on the website related to former Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate, Wayne Root, and poker pro, Daniel Negreanu. Both
I had the chance to sit down with a man that some consider a legend in the game of poker. Tom McEvoy's start in poker happened shortly after guys like Doyle Brunson and "Amarillo Slim"
From casual poker-playing astrophysics student to a respected member of UltimateBet's world renowned team of pros, Liv Boeree has rocketed herself to the top of the poker world in just a f
There are good days, bad days, and then there are the kinds of Fridays that online poker pro David Benyamine experienced on Friday. Widely regarded as one of the best Pot Limit Omaha poker player
Professional poker player Daniel "Kid Poker" Negreanu is a genius when it comes to playing poker.
But when it comes to coherent social commentary, not so genius.
Writing on his blog this month at website Full Contact Poker (www.fullcontactpoker.com), Negreanu made some outrageous comments about the sensitive subject of race, comments that would have created a firestorm if Negreanu had any relevance outside the poker world but which have been generally ignored because he is, after all, just a poker player.
He's a consistent winner of high-stakes online poker games who has won $650k in online tournaments and millions in cash games. His name is Matt ‘Adz124' Marafioti, a Canadian poker player often
GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA, AUGUST 9, 2009 - This weekend at the Gold Coast's Conrad Jupiter's casino two people walked away as champions.
Continuing my run with the WSOP Final 9 players - I had the chance to interview Eric Buchman. This New Yorker will be playing at the WSOP final table in November with 34.8 million in chips - 2
Face The Ace, the first ever prime time poker show, may have had some potential. It just will never be realized. The show is a complete and utter flop.
The ultimate sports and poker fantasy could come true. Our friends at VegasInsider.com and UltimateBet.net have teamed up to prese
I had the chance to sit down with Chris Moneymaker who is known by many as a player that started a phenomenon - also known as the "Moneymaker Effect". He made average Joes young and old
American fashion model, socialite, celebutante and heiress, Nicky Hilton, has been seen around town with the likes of none other than Jenny Woo's 2009 Sexiest Poker Player, iconic Doyle Brunson.
First it was Annie Duke duking it out with comedian Joan Rivers on Celebrity Apprentice. Then we learn that Maria Ho and Tiffany Michelle will be appearing on CBS' Amazing Race this upcoming seas
WCOOP seats the extreme way
On his Twitter page, UltimateBet.com poker pro Phil Hellmuth claims that he met up with Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps and ranted on about the re
The Pokerati website is claiming foul when it comes to Queensland, Australia poker player Savvas Zenonos.
"Big congratulations to Savvas Zenonos for successfully stealing $2,400 from the prize pool in a 2009 WSOP main event mega-satellite that was supposed to be shared in a 22-player chop," the website quipped.
Pokerati claims that five poker players were robbed of $300-$500 each "without (Zenonos) having to reach in their pockets!"
For much of the first half of 2009, poker pro Gus Hansen was one of the most consistent and largest winner in online poker. However, somewhere along the way this summer, that all changed. Wheth
DoylesRoomAffiliates.com, the online poker affiliate program for DoylesRoom.com and DoylesCasino.com, announced that its team w
I had the opportunity to sit down with one of the Final 9 of this year's WSOP - Kevin Schaffel. We kept everything short and sweet but to the point. I look forward to sitting down with this pla
When I played poker every day for seven straight weeks, I felt strong as a lion.
QUEENSTOWN, New Zealand, JULY 27 2009 - Danny Chevalier out lasted 134 poker hopefuls to become the PokerStars.net Australia New Zealand Poker Tour (ANZPT) Queenstown Champion winning an impressive
Jenny Woo here to talk more poker after this year's WSOP has come to an end - until November that is. Steve Paul-Ambrose sat down with me the other day to discuss his experience at this year's WS
In recent years, Russians have made an impact on the world of poker. In particular there is Ivan Demidov, who made the final table of both the World Series of Poker and its European cousin the sa
The first ever World Series of Poker Europe winner, Annette Obrestad, is about to turn 21. For many a youngster, turning 21 means being able to drink legally in bars and finally being able to hav
I had the chance to sit down again with a girlfriend of mine - Christina Lindley. We sat down last year for our first interview and have stayed in contact since then. The last time I was able t
Nearly everyone, from London gamblers to U.S. money managers got it wrong. Britain's vote to leave the European Union shocked pundits, investors and politicians alike, underscoring the inherent difficulty of forecasting such rare events.
Australian Martin Kozlov poker pro collected $665,709 top prize in Event #39 but it was another figure at the final table that drew most of the attention.