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

Whatever Happened to Chris Moneymaker?

Whatever Happened to Chris Moneymaker?

Man who sparked poker boom with 2003 WSOP win is still an icon.  Gambling911.com's Thomas Somach sits down with Chris Moneymaker. 

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jul/04/2021

Spanish Company Using AI to Battle Problem Gambling

Spanish Company Using AI to Battle Problem Gambling

Gambling911.com's Thomas Somach sits down with Josh Tromans-Jones, the chief technology officer of Jada Gaming, to talk about how the Spanish software giant has begun to utilize AI to help those who market and operate online gambling in determining how much a gambler will lose or win how likely he or she will be to return after leaving.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jun/10/2021

Poker's Newest Millionaire Vanessa Kade Talks Big PokerStars Sunday Million Win

Poker's Newest Millionaire Won't Have to Pay Taxes - Vanessa Kade is Exempt

Canadian poker pro Vanessa Kade earned $1.5 million last month by winning the 15th annual Poker Stars Sunday Million online tournament.  She recently sat down with our Thomas Somach to discuss this huge accomplishment as well as her recent well publicized spat with Instagram influencer Dan Bilzerian.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/26/2021

Bookies Behaving Badly Part 7: Al Ross Was Bad, His Son Denny Was Worse

This article was originally published in November 2015.  OWN featured a Dateline episode profiling this case on January 2, 2018 at 9 am EST with a rebroadcast expected at Midnight.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/23/2019

Evil Poker Players 2: Shawn Sheikhan, Poker Pervert

Evil Poker Players 2: Shawn Sheikhan, Poker Pervert

(Originally Published 9/15/15) With the death of Thomas "Amarillo Slim" Preston Jr.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/15/2019

Poker + Keno = Pokeno

Add together two of America's favorite gambling games, poker and keno, and you get the suddenly red-hot game of pokeno.  And just what is pokeno?

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/10/2019

Ken ‘The Shrink’ Weitzner Back From the Grave and Starring in New Sports Betting Film

Ken ‘The Shrink’ Weitzner Back From the Grave and Starring in New Sports Betting Film

Ken "The Shrink" Weitzner, the phony psychiatrist and degenerate gambler who started two popular websites about sports betting and then killed himself, is one of the stars of a new movie about sports betting that premiered last week.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Dec/20/2016

Eye On Gaming Head John Kelly to Pay Back $17k in Gambling Debts

Got ‘scared’ after car’s tires were slashed (originally published 5/21/2012)

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Nov/22/2016