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Barney Franks Wants to Give Full Tilt Poker Monies Back to Players

Sickened by news that surfaced this week that Full Tilt Poker executives squandered millions of dollars of players funds, Representative Barney Frank said he would like to return funds he received from the company back to players.

The Democratic Congressman from Massachusetts has backed measures to legalize online poker in recent years.  Frank admits to receiving $18,600 from the board members of Full Tilt Poker since 2007 and another $14,000 from the Poker Players Alliance, a group largely funded by the board members.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/22/2011

888Poker Sponsored Pro Darren Woods Accused of Collusion

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/12/2011

Poker Pro Matt Glantz Not a Jumper: Allen Bari Is

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/10/2011

Exposed: Epic Poker League Bans Registered Sex Offender from Main Event

A man who won a $20,000 seat at the Epic Poker League Main Event has been refunded his money and banned from playing after it was learned he was a registered sex offender.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/08/2011

Poker Accusations Unfair Claims A-Rod

Yankees player Alex Rodriguez, affectionately known as A-Rod, called allegations that he participated in high stakes underground poker games “unfair and inaccurate”.

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Aug/20/2011

Lock Poker Threatens Potential Legal Action Against Jose Macedo

Lock Poker Consultant Eric “Rizen” Lynch announced Thursday that the popular online poker room could pursue legal action against its former pro Jose Macedo.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/18/2011

David Rheem SCUM Scandal May Give Epic Poker League Black Eye

News that poker pro David Rheem became the Epic Poker League’s first ever Main Event winner might not have been the type of press the fledgling tournament was looking for.

After Russ Hamilton, Jose “Girah” Macedo and Howard Lederer, Rheem might just be the most hated poker player out there right now.  In fact, Rheem is making a run to top last week’s most hated, Macedo.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/14/2011

Chino Rheem Wins First Ever Epic Poker League Tournament After Welching Controversy

Chino Rheem, who made it to the 2009 World Series of Poker final table, has won the inaugural Epic Poker League Main Event.

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Aug/13/2011

Haseeb Qureshi Responds Following Cheating Scandal

After CardRunners.com released talented poker coach Haseeb Qureshi from his duties this week, Qureshi took to his blog to explain his transgressions.

The poker instructor was found to be using the account of a notorious cheat, Jose “Girah” Macedo as was pro Daniel “jungleman12” Cates.  Macedo admitted to cheating players out of a five-figure amount from his Lock Poker account (Lock has since locked it and booted Macedo). 

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/11/2011

CardRunners Gives Haseeb Qureshi The Boot

CardRunners.com, the popular poker training website, has decided to give instructor Haseeb Qureshi his walking papers.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/10/2011

MLB to Meet With A-Rod Over Poker Allegations

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Aug/10/2011

Pawn Stars Pawn Shop Earned 50K Betting NFL

Pawn shops are generally known for providing three basic services: You can buy items, you can sell items and you can pawn items.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/10/2011

Portuguese Poker Protigy Jose “Girah Macedo Gets Busted Again: Dropped by Lock Poker

Over this past weekend, Gambling911.com noticed an influx of searches pertaining to Portuguese poker prodigy Jose “Girah Macedo”, and now we know why. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/08/2011

Did Phil Ivey Really Borrow $10 Million From Full Tilt Poker?

In a shocking revelation, Subject Poker has revealed that Phil Ivey borrowed an amazing $10 million from Full Tilt Poker in recent years.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/30/2011

Jenny Woo’s Creative Accounting Gets Two Plus Two Crowd in Uproar

Gambling911.com’s own Jenny Woo might believe two plus two equals five but the reality is, Ms. Woo was not exactly hired for her math skills. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/08/2011

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