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Michael Phelps Caught With Bong? From Poker to Pot?

The News of the World Sunday featured a photograph allegedly of 14-time Olympic gold medalist, Michael Phelps, smoking a cannabis (marijuana) bong.  The headline and caption of the photo read, cle

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/01/2009

Poker Pro Daniel Negreanu Loves His Caddy

Today, Gambling911.com transgender reporter, the lovable Sparky Collins, looks at poker pro Daniel Negreanu's very special relationship to his golf caddy.

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Submitted by Sparky Collins on, Jan/31/2009

Poker Bloodbath: Gus Hansen vs. Theo Jorgensen Boxing Match

We were IMing with our Danish friend Jonas Hüttel of Ekstra Bladet last night and he shared this video he did of Danish

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/29/2009

Is Poker Pro Beth Shak The Next Thomas Alva Edison?

Thomas Alva Edison invented - among other things - the light bulb, the phonograph and the two-way telegraph.  Inventors are brilliant, creative minds...sort of like the folks here at Gambling911.c

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/28/2009

PokerStars Qualifier Moritz Kranich Wins EPT Deauville

DEAUVILLE, France, January 26, 2009: The PokerStars European Poker Tour celebrated a spectacular return to France this week with PokerStars qualifier Moritz Kranich winning €851,400 against a r

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/27/2009

Scott Ian to Play in Ollie Pop POW Charity Poker Event

One of UltimateBet's hottest poker pros is stacking his chips to help cool the earth.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/27/2009

Financial Crisis Hits Todd Brunson Investments Hard

It never seems to end and some of us here at Gambling911.com have concerns this is just the tip of the iceberg.  Financial problems have reportedly hit the son of poker legend Doyle Brunson.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/27/2009

Montel Williams to Launch Brand New Poker TV Format

The world of televised poker looks set to be revolutionized in 2009 with a new format TV show, "International Team Poker League", devised by EMMY Award winning TV supremo and poker buff M

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/26/2009

Gus Hansen Takes Down Largest Pot at Full Tilt

Gus Hansen is no stranger to the high stakes cash games on Full Tilt Poker as this is primarily where he makes his mone

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/26/2009

2009 World Series of Poker Schedule Announced

The 2009 World Series of Poker schedule has been announced.   Following magnificent ratings on ESPN for the delayed final table, the 2009 WSOP will once again feature the "November Nine&quot

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/26/2009

Seinfeld Star Now Shill for Online Poker Room

George Costanza, poker shill?

Whatever floats your (full) boat!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jan/25/2009

Fabian Ortiz First Latin American Winner of LAPT

Viña Del Mar, Chile - January 23, 2009: 39-year-old Fabian Ortiz, from Argentina, has become the first ever Latin American poker player to win a PokerStars.net

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/24/2009

Poker Pro Amarillo Slim Beaten and Robbed

News broke Thursday night that 80-year old poker legend Amarillo Slim was robbed and assaulted in his hometown of Amarillo, Texas.  

Allegedly, the former World Series of Poker Champion was attempting to obtain collateral on a debt owed to him.  The debt he was owed was $3,000 and he was merely trying to collect some kind of down payment on the amount.  According to Amarillo Police Lieutenant Jim McKenny, Slim met his assailant at an agreed to location, an open field where he thought he would be picking up some type of 4-wheeler as the collateral.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/24/2009

Stewart Scott Wins 2009 Aussie Millions Main Event

Just like that an unknown on the poker tournament circuit is suddenly $1.3 million richer as Stewart Scott wins the 2009 Aussie Millions main event.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/24/2009

2009 Aussie Millions Final Table Announced

The final tablists of the 2009 Aussie Millions Main Event, are as follows:

Stewart Scott 4,520,000

Peter Rho 2,420,000

Rajkumar Ramakrishnan 2,050,000

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/23/2009

Doyle Brunson 16th Most Likely to Kick the Bucket in 2009?

Poker pro Doyle Brunson is not all that thrilled to have learned he made the list of the "100 most likely celebs to die in 2009".  You read that right, there is actually a "Blend Ce

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/23/2009

2009 Aussie Millions Down to 28 Players

As the 2009 Aussie Millions was beginning to wind down, 28 players remained, among them, wunderkind Annette Obrestad, who

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/22/2009

Annette Obrestad The Big News at 2009 Aussie Millions

Following Wednesday's play at the 2009 Aussie Millions, wunderkind and 2007 World Series of Poker Europe winner, Annette Obrestad, was making all the headlines even though she finished 2nd

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/22/2009

Poker Leaderboard Competition Winners Announced

Leading online poker sites Absolute Poker and UltimateBet today revealed the top winners of their yearly leaderboard competitions for 2008 and announced the date of each site's $20,000 freeroll for

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/21/2009

PokerStars Pulls Its Players From Poker After Dark: Full Tilt Rift?

Poker Stars is no longer allowing its players to participate on Poker After Dark, the NBC program that featured a one time child predator among its professional pl

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/21/2009

Shane Warne Out of Aussie Millions

888Poker.com celebrity poker player, Shane Warne, made an early exit at this year's Aussie Millions.  Warne was booted after only two hours of play.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/21/2009

Tom "Durrr" Dwan Makes Questionable Poker Fold

Patrik Antonius is already known as one of the biggest stakes top game pros in the world.  Incredibly, already in 2009, Antonius is up close to $3 million on

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/20/2009

Professional Poker Players Make Better Lovers

A recent study shows that multi-millionaires make better lovers...and that includes all those new (and some old) professional poker players.  It seems that every week there is a new millionaire in

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jan/20/2009

Pham, Tran and Phan Top Ranked Poker Players So Far

It's sort of like a Three Musketeers act, but the Vietnamese version.  With only 20 days into the new year, David "Dragon" Pham, J.C.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/20/2009

Ivan Demidov Continues His Amazing Poker Streak

Is Russia's Ivan Demidov the new "King of Poker"?  Some might say "Yes".   It's one thing to finish among the finalists at both the World Series of Poker and World Series of

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/19/2009

Patrik Antonius Hot at 2009 Aussie Millions

Big name poker pro Patrik Antonius was among the biggest chip leaders at the 2009 Aussie Millions - the biggest poker tournament in the Southern Hemisphere - after Day 1a.  Antonius was in second

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/19/2009

The WPT Southern Poker Championship Final Table a Yawner

Allen Carter (Allen Who?) was the winner of this weekend's WPT Southern Poker Championship.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/19/2009

Poker Player Profile: Play like Daniel Negreanu

If you're watching a poker tournament on television, whether it's a World Poker Tour event, a World Series of Poker battle, or one of the many other televised poker shows that have cropped up, and

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/15/2009

Poker Pro Daniel Negreanu Close Encounter of Third Kind

Canadian poker pro, Daniel Negreanu, recently spent a few nights as the uber expensive (since the Europeans have been coming to New York) Soho Grand.  It was there he had a most riveting encounter

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/15/2009

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