Shulman Cruise Terminated as Ship Owner Goes Bankrupt

Shulman Cruise Terminated as Ship Owner Goes Bankrupt

The four-month, $400,000 world cruise that first couple of poker Barry and Allyn Shulman are on has been terminated, just days after it began.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jan/19/2022

First Couple of Poker Won't Get Refund if Covid Attacks $400K Cruise

First Couple of Poker Won't Get Refund if Covid Attacks $400K Cruise
They say they feel the cruise is safe, but if Covid starts to spread on board, they say they are prepared to “bail”—even if leaving the ship mid-cruise means they won’t get a penny refunded!
Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jan/10/2022

Clackamas County Medical Examiner Won't Share Autopsy Info on Poker Pro Dusty "Leatherass" Schmidt

Clackamas County Medical Examiner Won't Share Autopsy Info on Poker Pro Dusty "Leatherass" Schmidt

The medical examiner in Clackamas County, Oregon has denied a request by Gambling 911 for information about the sudden death of 40-year-old Schmidt.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Dec/16/2021

Gambling 911 World Exclusive: Gambling-Themed TV Network to Debut in 2022

Gambling 911 World Exclusive: Gambling-Themed TV Network to Debut in 2022

The network is the brainchild of David W. Brunner, a talent agent and television executive in Pennsylvania who last year started another streaming television network called DB&A TV (dbandatelevision.tv), which features variety programming.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Dec/02/2021

Gambling911 Talks to Sports Betting Mogul "Mattress Mack"

Texan hopes to snare $36 million on Astros World Series.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Nov/02/2021

Mattress Mack vs. Spanky: Why is Caesars Favoring One Over the Other?

Mattress Mack vs. Spanky: Why is Caesars Favoring One Over the Other?

Why is a sports bettor from Texas allowed to wager $2 million on a sporting event while another sports bettor, in New Jersey, can’t even put $50,000 on a game?

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Nov/01/2021

Gambling 911 World Exclusive: Poker Pro Layne Flack Died of Drug Overdose

Gambling 911 World Exclusive: Poker Pro Layne Flack Died of Drug Overdose

The story that everyone in the poker world is talking about as Gambling 911 confirms the beloved player died of a combination of fentanyl, cocaine and methamphetamine intoxication.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/13/2021

Matusow Demands WPT Commentator Who Ripped Him Be Fired

Matusow Demands WPT Commentator Who Ripped Him Be Fired

Professional poker player Mike “The Mouth” Matusow is calling for World Poker Tour television commentator and fellow poker pro Tony Dunst to be fired after Dunst denigrated Matusow’s poker-playing skills on Twitter.  He sits down exclusively with Gambling911.com's own Thomas Somach.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/05/2021

Gambling 911 World Exclusive: Matusow Responds to Accusation He's "Robbing" His Backers

Gambling 911 World Exclusive:   Matusow Responds to Accusation He's "Robbing" His Backers

The "Mouth" issues a fiery profanity-laced response to these allegations. “They can suck a d***!”

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/24/2021

Poker Pros Upset With Dealer Vax Exemption

Poker Pros Upset With Dealer Vax Exemption

Poker pros are crying foul over the recent mandate that requires entrants in the upcoming World Series of Poker be vaccinated, but not dealers.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/08/2021

Matusow Changes Course, Now Says He'll Wear Mask and Attend WSOP

Matusow Changes Course, Now Says He'll Wear Mask and Attend WSOP

Following Thomas Somach's exclusive interview with Mike Matusow, "The Mouth" goes off on the WSOP in his "Mouthpiece" podcast Sunday night.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/05/2021

Bet Bash is a Success, Will be an Annual Event

Bet Bash is a Success, Will be an Annual Event

The first Bet Bash was so successful that the organizer is already planning another one for Las Vegas in the spring.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/30/2021

Poker Pros Supporting Moneymaker's Decision to Sit Out WSOP

Poker Pros Supporting Moneymaker's Decision to Sit Out WSOP

Professional poker players headed to the World Series of Poker here next month are offering their support to fellow poker pro Chris Moneymaker, who recently announced he will not be attending this year‘s WSOP out of concerns of contracting Covid.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/11/2021

Poker Pros Pushing Back Against WSOP Covid Rules

Poker Pros Pushing Back Against WSOP Covid Rules

Professional poker players planning to attend next month’s World Series of Poker here are pushing back hard against the WSOP’s special Covid rules for this year’s tournament.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/10/2021

NHL Begins Probe of Sharks Evander Kane Allegations: Bet on Own Games

NHL Begins Probe of Sharks Evander Kane Allegations: Bet on Own Games

Dan Lust via Twitter reports that the NHL announced a full investigation into allegations that Evander Kane of the San Jose Sharks has been betting on his own games with bookies.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/01/2021

Gambling911 World Exclusive: Covid-Stricken Cantu Out of Hospital

Gambling911 World Exclusive: Covid-Stricken Cantu Out of Hospital

Cantu was not vaccinated against Covid-19, Gambling911.com sources revealed.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jul/31/2021

Gambling911 World Exclusive: Matusow Beats Covid

Gambling911 World Exclusive: Matusow Beats Covid

Mike “The Mouth” Matusow has recovered from his bout with COVID-19, Gambling 911 can reveal in a world exclusive report!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jul/27/2021

Gambling911 World Exclusive: Cantu Has Covid Bad

Brandon Cantu is in the hospital with a severe case of COVID-19 and requires supplemental oxygen, Gambling 911 can reveal in a world exclusive report!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jul/26/2021

Gambling911 Gets First Interview With New 2+2 Poker Forum Owner

Gambling911 Gets First Interview With New 2+2 Poker Forum Owner

Andrii Plakhotnyi is a Russian-born software engineer and professional online poker player who founded the Canadian poker software company Hand2Note.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jul/26/2021

G911 World Exclusive: Matusow Doubts He Caught Covid at UFC 264

G911 World Exclusive: Matusow Doubts He Caught Covid at UFC 264

In an exclusive interview with Gambling 911, Matusow revealed that he was at a local event on July 8 that combined poker and politics, and that may have caused the problem.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jul/21/2021