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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.

Cashing Out of Online Poker Rooms - Bitcoin The Fastest Preference

Winning Poker Network, parent company of Gambling911.com partner Americas Cardroom, said it has been forced to buy millions in bitcoin a day to meet the demands of exiting players.

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/20/2020

Mini Online Super Series Starts Sunday - $55 Buy-In, $2.5 Million Guaranteed

Mini Online Super Series Starts Sunday - $55 Buy-In, $2.5 Million Guaranteed

Mini Online Super Series (MOSS) is actually a big deal with $2.5 million in guaranteed prize pools.

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/19/2020

'Mouth' Joins Dating App Thinking It's a Conservative Social Media Service

'Mouth' Joins Dating App Thinking It's a Conservative Social Media Service

One of US President Donald Trump's biggest loyalists in the poker community is one Mike "The Mouth" Matusow.  And like many Trump supporters who feel disinfranchised by Facebook and Twitter, Matusow has opted to move over what he believed to be a conservative social media app.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Nov/17/2020

Twitch Apologizes for Deletion of Poker Pro Videos

Twitch Apologizes for Deletion of Poker Pro Videos

The online video live streaming service Twitch has apologized for deleting thousands of hours worth of their video content from top poker players.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Nov/16/2020

Historic $5 Million PKO Tournament Concludes

Historic $5 Million PKO Tournament Concludes

Congratulations to pinguinachica, who won the Venom PKO belt with $477,814.50 in prize money, plus $273,253.16 in bounties.

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/05/2020

Midway Poker Tour Owner Still Silent Over Payment Issues

Midway Poker Tour founder Daniel Bekavac remains Missing In Action following a payout debacle involving a Chicago tournament where some $50,000 is still owed to participants.

Midway Poker Tour founder Daniel Bekavac remains Missing In Action following a payout debacle involving a Chicago tournament where some $50,000 is still owed to participants.

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/03/2020

Day 1A of VenomPKO Was Intense

Day 1A of VenomPKO Was Intense

Day 1A of the highly anticipated VenomPKO is in the books and Americas Cardroom was promising even bigger things for Monday

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/25/2020

Poker Pro Sam Grizzle Dies of Stroke

Poker Pro Sam Grizzle Dies of Stroke

"At least he went out on top," poker pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow commented upon hearing that fellow pro Sam Grizzle died from a “massive stroke and brain aneurysm" Monday afternoon.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/21/2020

Midway Poker Tour Founder Daniel Bekavac in Hiding?

Midway Poker Tour Founder Daniel Bekavac in Hiding?

PokerTube.com reported this weekend that Midway Poker Tour founder Daniel Bekavac appears to have gone to ground and nobody has any idea where he is.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/19/2020

$5 Million Venom PKO Venom Fever

Americas Cardroom's $5 Million GTD Venom PKO Main Event is the biggest progressive knock out tournament in the history of poker and the tourney is set to kick of October 23rd to November 4th.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/16/2020

Fallout From Midway Poker Tour Fiasco Continues

Fallout From Midway Poker Tour Fiasco Continues

Daniel Bekavac, the founder of the Illinois-based Midway Poker Tour, has been booted from the PokerBros app after it was revealed that players were forced to sign up under Bekavac’s Poker Bros. affiliate code.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/12/2020

Accused Poker Cheat Mike Postle Files $330 Million Slander Suit

Accused Poker Cheat Mike Postle Files $330 Million Slander Suit

A poker player widely accused of cheating during a 2019 live-streamed game at a Sacramento casino is fighting back against his accusers with a $330 million slander suit.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/08/2020

Case of Missing Poker Player May Finally Be Solved

Case of Missing Poker Player May Finally Be Solved

It was a little over a year-and-a-half ago that Icelandic poker pro Jon Jonsson went missing in Dublin, Ireland.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/08/2020

ACR Cancels MOMOMO PKO Series but $5 Million Venom Still On

ACR Cancels MOMOMO PKO Series but $5 Million Venom Still On

Americas Cardroom on Tuesday announced it had cancelled the remaining events of the MOMOMO PKO series.   The remaining $1,000,000 events (October 11th and 18th), and the $5 Million PKO Venom will run as planned. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/06/2020

Midway Poker Tour Ends in Disaster

Midway Poker Tour Ends in Disaster

The inaugural Midway Poker Tour event is ending in disaster as details emerge regarding payout process.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/04/2020

Live Poker Tournaments Get Into Full Swing at Hard Rock

Live Poker Tournaments Get Into Full Swing at Hard Rock

The annual Pinktober event highlights the Seminole Hard Rock poker schedule.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/29/2020

Justin Kuraitis Defense of Postlegate Incenses Poker Community

Justin Kuraitis Defense of Postlegate Incenses Poker Community

Justin Kuraitis, the Stones Tournament Director implicated in a widely publicized live streaming poker cheating scandal, has come out swinging after evidence failed to show any wrongdoing.   

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/23/2020

New Jersey Online Poker Revenue Dips

New Jersey Online Poker Revenue Dips

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a lot of major changes over the past few months. This effect has been felt across different industries, with some experiencing a more negative effect than others.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/21/2020

Moon Dead as Result of Complications From Surgery

Moon Dead as Result of Complications From Surgery

A World Series of Poker Main Event runner up has died following complications from surgery.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/20/2020

Mike Postle and Justin Kuraitis Finally Speak Out on Cheating Scandal

Mike Postle and Justin Kuraitis Finally Speak Out on Cheating Scandal

Mike Postle has finally spoken out after a year of allegations lodged against the poker pro that he had cheated during live streaming events at the Stones Gambling Hall outside of Sacramento, California.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Sep/17/2020

Nick Diaz Next Fight Odds, UFC Champ, Poker Pro Tito Ortiz Running for Council

Nick Diaz Next Fight Odds, UFC Champ, Poker Pro Tito Ortiz Running for Council

Nick Diaz was trending this week in the MMA media world due to a rumored return to the Octagon in early 2021.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/09/2020

Mike Sexton Passes Away

The poker world has lost a giant with news of the passing of player, commentator and game ambassador Mike Sexton late Sunday night.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/07/2020

Can I Bet on Bovada From New York?

Can I Bet on Bovada From New York?

Bovada is no longer accessible to new customers from the state of New York.  YouWager is among the dozen or so online gambling sites that do accept customers from the Empire State.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/05/2020

Reactions Pour in From All Over Poker World to News of Mike Sexton Terminal Illness

Reactions Pour in From All Over Poker World to News of Mike Sexton Terminal Illness

Here are reactions from fellow poker pros that the Poker Hall of Famer Mike Sexton is in home hospice as his prostrate cancer has spread to other organs.

 

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/02/2020

Mike Sexton in Home Hospice as Cancer Spreads

Linda Johnson, known as "The First Lady of Poker" disclosed via Twitter Tuesday evening that professional poker player and commentator Mike Sexton is in home hospice.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/01/2020

$50 Million Poker Series with $5 Million PKO Main Event

$50 Million Poker Series with $5 Million PKO Main Event

If you play poker you do not want to miss out on this! One of the most exciting poker formats ever has arrived at Americas Cardroom, and its worldwide debut will blow you away.  Wave after wave of PKOs are coming your way.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/31/2020

Poker Pro Still Missing After Over a Month

Poker Pro Still Missing After Over a Month

A Reno, Nevada poker pro remains missing after over a month.  Police still have little clues related to his disappearance.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/26/2020

Winamax Under Fire for Homophobic Tweet

Winamax Under Fire for Homophobic Tweet

French online gambling giant Winamax is in hot water after its sportsbook arm posted an offensive Champions League celebration tweet that was considered homophobic.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/21/2020

Dan Bilzerian Loses $50 Million This Year, Bitcoin Highest in 13 Months

Dan Bilzerian Loses $50 Million This Year, Bitcoin Highest in 13 Months

The annual report on the Canadian Stock Exchange revealed the massive losses with Forbes deciding to dig a little deeper. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/18/2020

Stones Talks Settlement With Cheated Poker Players

Stones Talks Settlement With Cheated Poker Players

Attorneys for those negatively impacted by high-profile Mike Postle cheating case have informed the judge overseeing the case that a settlement has been reached in principle, and that negotiations are ongoing over details.  These attorneys have indicated they will require more time, however.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/12/2020

Breaking News

Sports Betting Has Been Big Business for States

Sports Betting Has Been Big Business for States

The numbers don't lie.  Since a handful of states legalized sports betting over the past two years, the take has been staggering.

Bitcoin Price Climbs Over $19K, Approaches All Time High

Bitcoin Price Climbs Over $19K, Approaches All Time High

The Bitcoin surge continues as the cryptocurrency surpassed the $19,000 mark Tuesday morning.

"Tony Meatballs" and Others Indicted for Sports Betting, Heroin Distribution, More

"Tony Meatballs" and Others Indicted for Sports Betting, Heroin Distribution, More

More than a dozen alleged mobsters have been charged as part of a sweeping federal indictment unsealed on Monday including one 72-year-old named Anthony “Tony Meatballs’’ Gifoli.