WSOP $1m Tourney is 7/8 Filled

Top pros Negreanu, Chan lead $1 million WSOP field.  Event gets underway July 1

The field for the World Series of Poker's richest buy-in tournament ever is seven-eighths filled, the WSOP has reported.

The tourney, which will be the 55th of 61 separate events at this year's WSOP, is a no-limit Texas hold 'em tournament with an unprecedented buy-in of $1 million.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jun/10/2012

Investment in Poker Pro Barry Shulman Could be Winning Play

Do you have an extra million dollars laying around that you don't need?


If so, poker pro Barry Shulman would like to talk to you!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jun/08/2012

Bookmakers Offer Odds to Win the 2012 WSOP

Last year, for the first time, casinos in Las Vegas were allowed to offer betting odds on who would win the World Series of Poker Main Event.


Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/31/2012

Bettor Says’s John Kelly Owes Him $17k for Baseball

Eye on Gaming ( general manager John Kelly owes a California man $16,840 in gambling debts for baseball bets gone bad, can reveal in an exclusive report!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/13/2012’s John Kelly Denies Radio Report He’s a Deadbeat

Eye on Gambling ( general manager John Kelly, accused earlier this week by a Los Angeles radio host of being a deadbeat who "don't pay the bills too good," has denied the allegations, announcing "I plead not guilty to all charges!"

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/11/2012

Radio Host Accuses Sports Betting Forum Head John Kelly of Being ‘Deadbeat’

Los Angeles radio host Roger Stein has accused John Kelly, general manager of the sports betting website Eye on Gambling (, of being a deadbeat!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/09/2012

Comrade Poker Pro Dusty Schmidt Longs for the Cold Way Days

During the Cold War era, Communist propagandists in the Soviet Union were notorious for rewriting history--purging people and events as if they'd never occurred and teaching this altered version of reality in Soviet schools.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/08/2012

Online Sportsbooks Begin Releasing 2012 WSOP Prop Odds

You can even bet on whether man will cash in on women’s tourney at some

Online betting sites have begun to release wagering odds on a variety of proposition bets for the 2012 World Series of Poker, which gets underway later this month in Las Vegas.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/06/2012

WSOP Champ Jamie Gold Reveals Ghost Fetish (Video)

Jamie Gold's greatest fear is that his dead grandmother's ghost will see him naked!

Gold, winner of the 2006 World Series of Poker Main Event, has stared down some of the toughest card sharks in the world, and gone all-in with the best of them.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/30/2012

World Exclusive: Poker Pro and Publisher Barry Shulman Launches New Website

Two-time World Series of Poker bracelet-winner Barry Shulman is the latest poker pro to go online with a personal website, can reveal in a world exclusive report!

The brand new site,, debuted today.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/22/2012

2006 WSOP Champ Jamie Gold to Hunt Ghosts on TV

Poker players have been known to get spooked by a bad beat, but this is ridiculous!

2006 World Series of Poker Main Event winner Jamie Gold is to star in an episode of the reality TV show "Ghost Adventures," it was revealed.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/19/2012

Baseball Picks Go 8-2 as Gambling911 Handicapper Fred Wallin is Off to Hot Start

Fred Wallin is hotter than a firecracker with his baseball picks!'s new sports handicapper is off to a blazing start this baseball season, opening the year with an 8-2 record in his first 10 Major League Baseball selections!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/11/2012

Dusty Schmidt Apologizes for Comparing ‘Black Friday’ to 9/11

Poker pro Dusty "Leatherass" Schmidt has apologized for a thoughtless blog post he made last week comparing Black Friday, the U.S. crackdown last year on online poker, to the murder of 3,000 Americans on 9/11.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/11/2012

World Exclusive: Shulman Blasts Schmidt Over 9/11 Remark

Card Player boss Barry Shulman has blasted one of his bloggers who compared Black Friday to 9/11, can reveal in a world exclusive report!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/08/2012

‘Leatherass’ or ‘Dumbass’? Dusty Schmidt Compares Black Friday to 9/11

Poker pro Dusty "Leatherass" Schmidt, who has said some pretty dumb things in the past, has just topped them all.


Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/06/2012

Casino Hires Robert De Niro as Celebrity Flack

You talkin' to me?

A casino in South Korea hopes you'll be listening!

The Paradise Walker-Hill Casino in Seoul, South Korea, has announced that it has hired actor Robert De Niro to serve as a paid celebrity spokesman for the casino.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Mar/28/2012

Fred Wallin Becomes Sports Handicapper for

Thomas Somach announces’s new sports handicapping platform and the introduction of picks expert and sports commentator Fred Wallin to our team. 

You asked for it, and now you've got it!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Mar/22/2012

Maine Gets Casinos

Remember the Maine!

Or at least its casinos.

Maine has officially become the latest U.S. state to open a full-scale casino with table games.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Mar/20/2012

Card Player Magazine Head Barry Shulman Visits Bangkok: Sees Live Sex Show

Professional poker player and Card Player magazine publisher Barry Shulman, in the midst of a three-month, half-million-dollar, Asian-Pacific cruise, is apparently having a good time--he recently visited the world's most infamous red light district and blogged about the live sex shows where women do vulgar tricks with ping pong balls!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Mar/16/2012

Documentary Chronicles Rise of Poker

A documentary about poker that was made three years ago will finally see the theatrical light of day later this month.

The film, titled "All In: The Poker Movie," chronicles the rise of poker's popularity and includes interviews not only with professional poker players but also with political and social commentators who weigh in on the larger meaning of poker.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Mar/08/2012