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The Tom Durr Dwan Patrik Antonius Poker Challenge Wednesday?

PokerListings.com is reporting that the much anticipated Tom "Durr" Dwan - Patrik Antonius poker challenge may commence Wednesday.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/18/2009

Doyle Brunson: His Furnace Still Burns With Desire

Here it is Sunday night and I thought I would be on my way to the Commerce Tournament in Los Angeles.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/17/2009

Phil Ivey Cleans up at Full Tilt Poker on President’s Day

President's Day was a holiday in the United States but it was not at all a holiday at Full Tilt Poker's biggest cash game tables as all

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/17/2009

Poker Pro Among Those Arrested in Michael Phelps Bong Case

Olympic gold medalist swimmer, Michael Phelps, may have gotten off easy following the now infamous "bong smoking" photo.  He just lost a precious endorsement deal with Kellogg but others

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/16/2009

Poker Pro Casts Black Magic Spell Over Aubrey O’Day

One time Danity Kane diva, Aubrey O'Day, was seen partying it up with poker pro David Williams this past weekend, putting to rest rumors that she is bi-sexual. 

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Feb/16/2009

Poker Pro David Williams Gets It On With Aubrey O’Day

It seems that poker pro David Williams has dumped the old ladies and is starting to "date" girls his own age.  Notorious for appearing in a "granny foot fetish" video billed as

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Feb/16/2009

Stabbing Suspect is Sister of Poker Pro

A Montana woman who was arrested for stabbing a man is the sister of professional poker player Jesse Petrakis, PokerHelper.com has learned exclusively.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Feb/16/2009

NHL No Problem With Players Promoting Online Poker

David Banes of the Vancouver Sun on Saturday questioned hockey star Mats Sundin's

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/14/2009

Poker Icon Recounts Days of Police Brutality and Raids

Poker icon Doyle Brunson believes things are way better on the poker law enforcement from than they were, say, 40 years ago when Doyle was a young lad (yes, he once was a young lad). 

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/12/2009

FBI Agent Breaks Down Poker Cheat Russ Hamilton Video

WickeChopsPoker.com had former FBI agent and current WSOP Academy instructor Joe Navarro take a look at

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/11/2009

Bernard Madoff Scammed Professional Poker Player

A professional poker player who is in the Poker Hall of Fame is among the thousands of investors who were scammed out of money by con man financial manager Bernard Madoff.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Feb/10/2009

Michael Phelps Will Get Back on Track Says Poker Icon Brunson

Poker legend Doyle Brunson, who worked with Michael Phelps over the fall to help him better play the game of poker, believes the Olympic gold medal swimmer will recover from the fallout associated

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/09/2009

Tom Durr Dwan Has Big Weekend in Wake of Big Poker Challenge

Amid reports that he was leaking money at the highest levels of cash games on Full Tilt Poker,

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/09/2009

Jamie Gold Signs on With Merge Poker’s Aced.com

"I am looking for, and will find a (poker) site that we can all trust, accepts US players, and will teach and support their players without worry of impropriety or monies not being safe,"

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/08/2009

Michael Phelps Might Need to Become a Poker Pro… Fast!

Olympic gold medalist swimmer, Michael Phelps, was dropped by one sponsor this past week following the fallout of his "marijuana" usage at a party this past fall.

Kellogg Co became the first major consumer firm to terminate an endorsement relationship with Michael Phelps. The world's largest cereal maker said on Thursday it would not extend a contract with Phelps, who won 8 gold medals at the Beijing Olympics last summer.  The company said the Phelps "bong incident" was inconsistent with its public image.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/08/2009

Poker Pro Layne Flack Gets Heat: Plays Golf With The Devil

Back in December, poker pro Layne Flack implied poker legend, Doyle Brunson, may have bought his earlier World Series of Poker bracelets.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/08/2009

Could Jamie Gold be Joining Ultimate Bet Poker?

A lot of speculation has been raised as to how well 2006 World Series of Poker winner, Jamie Gold, is doing financially when it comes to his poker career. 

Much of the talk began in early January when, on the new episode of PokerRoad, they briefly spoke about Jamie Gold and there was mention by Ali Nejad mentioned how Gold has gone from having $8 million to nothing.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/07/2009

No Predators at This Year’s LA County Sheriff’s Dept Poker Classic

The sheriffs have learned their lesson.

Finally.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Feb/07/2009

Jennifer Harman Will Host Charity Poker Tournament

One of poker's elite celebrity woman players, Jennifer Harman, will be hosting a Charity Poker Tournament (CPT) and Vendor Faire benefiting the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) starting at noon on

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/06/2009

Russ Hamilton The Most Hated Man in Online Poker?

Following WickedChopsPoker (WCP) Raw Vegas exclusive video interview with online poker cheat and one ti

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/06/2009

Russ Hamilton Mum Regarding Online Poker Cheating

WickedChopsPoker via its RawVegas.TV arm featured exclusive footage of "alleged" UltimateBet super-user Russ Hamilton after completing a round of golf

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/05/2009

Popular Online Poker Player Luck Tilts in Wrong Direction

Though not quite a household name like Phil Ivey or Gus Hansen, the online player named "leathera$$" or "leatherass" is a highly respected player in the poker community.  His r

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/05/2009

Financial Crisis Not Affecting Poker Pro Shannon Shorr

With all this doom and gloom Gambling911.com has been reporting about poker pros in dire straits due to the financial crisis, it's good to see that young ‘em Shannon Shorr may be taking some time

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/05/2009

Full Tilt Poker Places Itself in Compromising Position

Clonie Gowen filed an amended complaint against Full Tilt Poker, the world's second largest online poker room, its related companies, CEO Raymond Bitar and 13 big name poker players who are part of

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/05/2009

Poker Knockdown: Gus Hansen vs. Theo Jorgensen Is On

The boxing match between Danish poker pros Gus "The Great Dane" Hansen and Theo "Thunder Punch" Jorgensen is on, and it's beginning to look lik

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/04/2009

World Economic Crisis Digs Deeper Into Poker World?

Gambling911.com has reported in recent weeks on big name poker players who appear to be getting hit by world economic crisis. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/04/2009

Michael Phelps Could Face Charges for Bong Pipe Incident

14-time gold medal Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is facing charges following a much publicized incident this past weekend.  Phelps admitte

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Feb/03/2009

Phil Ivey Takes $670K from Tom “Durr” Dwan in One Session

It is no secret to anyone who railbirds the high stakes cash games on Full Tilt Poker that Tom "Durrrr" Dwan and Phil Ivey hav

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/03/2009

Cake Poker Network Sweet Success for Doyle’s Room

Having finally made the transition to the popular Cake Poker Network last week, representatives from Doylesroom.com acknowledg

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/03/2009

Poker Pro Harassed by Feds: Suspected of Being Drug Dealer

Professional poker player David Peat says he was rousted at an airport by Federal agents who thought he was a drug dealer because he was carrying a lot of cash.

Peat, of Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, earlier this week relayed the harrowing tale at the poker-themed posting forum, www.twoplustwo.com

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Feb/02/2009

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