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What are some of the hottest headlines in the world of poker? Here you will find all the latest juicy stories along with other important news and tournament results. A must read for the poker enthusiast with articles published throughout the day.

PokerStars Parent Company to Acquire Sky Bet for $4.7 Billion

The Stars Group has agreed to acquire British bookmaker Sky Bet for an eye-popping $4.7 billion. The agreement was also made with private equity firm CVC Capital Partners.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/21/2018

Here Are Your 2018 Poker Showdown Series Winners

2018 Poker Showdown Series Winners Announced

The series marked the second time pairing WPTDeepStacks™ and WPT® brands in the same festival, the first being January’s Lucky Hearts Poker Open.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/19/2018

No Bids Received at PA Online Gambling License Auction

No Bids Received at PA Online Gambling License Auction

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board announced today that a determination on holding an “additional auction round” for Category 4 casinos will be announced at a later date after Tuesday’s auction concluded with no bids being received.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/18/2018

Cryptonia Poker News

Gambling911.com has all the latest news pertaining to the blockchain online poker site Cryptonia Poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/18/2018

Cryptonia Poker Makes Headlines With Scotty Nguyen Signing

Cryptonia Poker Makes Headlines With Scotty Nguyen Signing

Poker player extraordinaire Scotty Nguyen has been named brand ambassador of the new cryptocurrency online poker room, Cryptonia.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/18/2018

Poker Hall of Famers Gets Burned in Ponzi Scheme

Poker Hall of Famer Gets Burned in Ponzi Scheme

Two Poker Hall of Famers are suing after they claim to have gotten scammed out of some $800,000.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/17/2018

New Jersey, Nevada, Delaware to Pool Players for Online Poker

New Jersey, Nevada to Pool Players for Online Poker

Internet poker players in three states will be able to face off against each other starting May 1, in a long-awaited expansion of online gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/16/2018

New World Series of Poker Player of the Year Determination Formula Unveiled

The World Series of Poker is proud to announce an updated and improved Player of the Year formula for 2018.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/13/2018

PokerStars Denies Social Games Access to Washington Residents

PokerStars Denies Social Games Access to Washington Residents

The state of Washington has decided to take a tougher stance on perceived real money gambling sites. PokerStars has decided to take a tougher stance on playing their games for free.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/12/2018

Negreanu Goes All In On Vegas Golden Knights

Canadian hockey fan Daniel Negreanu is now among the biggest backers of the Vegas Knights now that's he's a resident.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/11/2018

#Positivity: You Are Always in the Right Place at the Right Time - Phil Hellmuth Book Signing Thursday

#Positivity: You Are Always in the Right Place at the Right Time - Phil Hellmuth Book Signing Thursday

Known as one of the most successful professional poker players, Hellmuth has more than $22 million in career winnings. 

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/11/2018

Poker Pro Arrested for Theft by Deception

Poker Pro Arrested for Theft by Deception

A poker pro was charged for "theft by deception" after telling a tale of woe to a fellow traveler while at Newark Airport, convincing the victim to loan him $200.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/10/2018

Epic Fail: Overlay Fiasco at Westgate HPT Event Has Players Fuming

Fine print points out that three-hundred entries would force event organizers to kick in $5,000 in added cash, prompting casino to announce half price deal after tournament was already underway and infuriating players who paid full price, which was nearly everyone, in the process

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/10/2018

BitRaged: Poker Pro Doug Polk Exposed as Crypto 'Con Artist'

BitRaged is a YouTube channel devoted to exposing other YouTube channels for what they deem to be 'pump and dump shelling crappy courses and being con artists and generally not having a clue what they are talking about".

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/04/2018

Bitcoin Video Poker Two Pair Payouts

Bitcoin Video Poker Two Pair Payouts

Bitcoin video poker payouts for Two Pair are substantial at Bitcoin Games, with a a provably fair gaming site with 99% or better expected return.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/03/2018

Bitcoin Video Poker Full House Payouts

Bitcoin Video Poker Full House Payouts

Bitcoin video poker payouts for Full House are substantial at Bitcoin Games, with a a provably fair gaming site with 99% or better expected return.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/03/2018

ACR Set to Host Another High Five Tournament Series April 18th-22nd

ACR Set to Host Another High Five Tournament Series April 18th-22nd

Our tournament team here at Americas Cardroom recently made the joint decision that we should keep our foot on the gas and offer up yet another High Five Tournament Series.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/03/2018

Bitcoin Games Video Poker Payouts - 4 of a Kind

Bitcoin video poker payouts for a 4-of-a-kind are substantial at Bitcoin Games, with a a provably fair gaming site with 99% or better expected return.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/02/2018

Top 10 Poker Players of 2018

Top 10 Poker Players of 2018

Some poker players might be managing to carve out a minimum wage playing at Real Money Gambling sites, but at the other end of the scale there are others who have made so much money from poker that it’s frankly quite staggering.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/02/2018

HPT: Cards in the Air for Westgate Series, More

HPT: Cards in the Air for Westgate Series, More

HPT's first Sin City event in nearly four years is underway at Westgate Las Vegas Resort Casino. The feature tournament this weekend is a $350 NLHE Monster Stack with a $100,000 guarantee.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/30/2018

Judge: Card Maker in Phil Ivey-Borgata Flap Liable for $27

Judge: Card Maker in Phil Ivey-Borgata Flap Liable for $27

A federal judge has dealt an Atlantic City, New Jersey, casino a bad hand in its lawsuit over asymmetrical playing cards that helped pro poker champ Phil Ivey and a companion win nearly $10 million.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/28/2018

Purchasing Manager Wins $93k in Pittsburgh

The popular poker tour and television show Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) has wrapped up another successful series in the Pittsburgh market.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/27/2018

Poker Player Victim of Obsolete Tax Law: Must Pay €500K for Losing

"If you had the bad luck to play (poker) in 2011, your life can be destroyed." 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/27/2018

Matusow: 'Nobody Gives a F*** That Trump Slept With a Porn Star 12 Years Ago!'

Matusow: 'Nobody Gives a F*** That Trump Slept With a Porn Star 12 Years Ago!'

Just a week after declaring he had removed nearly 90% of this political posts from Twitter, poker pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow was back at it this weekend. 

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/25/2018

Doyle Brunson: 'I am Off the Trump Bandwagon, He Completely Caved'

Doyle Brunson: 'I am Off the Trump Bandwagon, He Completely Caved'

He's a lifelong Republican and voted for Donald Trump for U.S. President, but now the legend of poker, Doyle Brunson, has declared he is "off the Trump bandwagon". 

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/24/2018

2018 Super High Roller Bowl 30 Players Confirmed Include Negreanu, Hellmuth

2018 Super High Roller Bowl 30 Players Confirmed Include Negreanu, Hellmuth

The first 30 players are confirmed to be playing the 2018 Super High Roller Bowl. 

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/23/2018

Johnson Wins First Major Title in Southern Indiana

Minnesota poker pro Aaron Johnson has been racking up tournament cashes left and right since he first entered the live poker scene almost a decade ago.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/21/2018

Matusow Removes 90 Percent of His Political Tweets: 'Much Happier Person'

Matusow Removes 90 Percent of His Political Tweets: 'Much Happier Person'

Four time World Series of Poker champ Mike Matusow has tired of tweeting about politics.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/18/2018

Poker Pro Indicted in $6M Super Bowl Ticket-Flipping Scam

Poker Pro Indicted in $6M Super Bowl Ticket-Flipping Scam

Federal prosecutors say a professional poker player from California faces charges that he bilked investors out of more than $6 million in a Super Bowl and World Cup ticket-flipping scam.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/16/2018

Bookies Behaving Badly: Five Years Now Since WSEX Went Bust, Jay Cohen Fleeced Hundreds

Bookies Behaving Badly: Five Years Now Since WSEX Went Bust, Jay Cohen Fleeced Hundreds

For the past few years, readers have eagerly followed the antics of rogue bookmakers in Gambling 911's popular ongoing series, "Bookies Behaving Badly." 

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/15/2018

Breaking News

Weekslong Manhunt Ends With Capture of Degenerate Gambler Accused of Killing Husband

Weekslong Manhunt Ends With Capture of Degenerate Gambler Accused of Killing Husband

A Minnesota woman who led authorities on a weekslong manhunt after she allegedly killed her husband, then went to Florida and befriended — then killed — a woman who resembled her, is now facing charges in two states.

How to Maximize Your Chances of Winning at a Bitcoin Online Casino

If you want to win regularly playing at an online casino, the key is discipline.  But there are other factors that should be considered, especially when it applies to the Bitcoin casino.

Cryptocurrencies Bring Bullish Gains This Spring

Cryptocurrencies Bring Bullish Gains This Spring

Cryptocurrencies are breaking new price levels this week as markets are seeing gains across the board during the last two weeks of April. Yesterday’s trading sessions saw bitcoin cash touch a high of $1,560 per BCH as the currency has been on a relentless run over the past week.