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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.

PokerStars: 'You Can Rest Assured Player Accounts, Funds Secure' After DoS Attack

PokerStars: 'You Can Rest Assured Player Accounts, Funds Secure' After DoS Attack

Stars says it is working with law enforcement agencies to bring perpetrators to justice

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/16/2018

‘LeBron James of Poker’ Arrested for Running Illegal Poker, Drug Den

‘LeBron James of Poker’ Raked in $200K a Year Running Drug, Poker Ring

Singh was among 32 others busted last week in the West Village of New York City

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/16/2018

Maria Konnikova Profiled in New York Times Piece: 'I Have Zero Interest in Gambling'

Maria Konnikova Profiled in New York Times Piece:  'I Have Zero Interest in Gambling'

The science writer for the New Yorker went from amateur to sponsored pro in under a year

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2018

2018 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open: Brandon Eisen Wins $771,444

2018 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open: Brandon Eisen Wins $771,444

For the fourth consecutive year, the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) concluded with the crowning of The Big 4 champions at the new Hard Rock Event Center at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2018

Poker Pro Wins £68,930, Forced to Give it Back to Government

Back in March poker player Adam Lulat won £68,930 in the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour Manchester.  This was by far his biggest live tournament win.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2018

Robust Numbers for NJ Sports Betting in July

The July numbers are in and legalized sports betting has been a huge success so far in New Jersey.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/14/2018

Doyle Brunson to Get a Grandson as 85th Birthday Gift

Doyle Brunson Grandson

Congrats to poker icon Doyle Brunson, who announced Monday a new addition coming to the Brunson family courtesy of son Todd.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/13/2018

Justin Bonomo Tops List of Poker Pro Net Worth for 2018

Justin Bonomo Tops List of Poker Pro Net Worth for 2018

At $24.9 million Justin Bonomo has earned more than double that of the number two player on list

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/13/2018

PokerStars Outage Leads to Tournament Cancellations: What's Their Policy?

PokerStars Outage Leads to Tournament Cancellations: What's Their Policy?

Stars issues this statement regarding outages: "Please accept our apologies as we are currently experiencing technical issues. We are currently working on it and our services should be restored as soon as possible."

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/12/2018

7 Years Sober Greg Merson Accuses Seacrets Jamaica USA Waiter of Spiking Drink

7 Years Sober Poker Pro Greg Merson ...Waiter Allegedly Spikes Drink

Poker pro Daniel Negreanu expressed outrage Saturday evening after fellow pro Greg Merson made a shocking tweet related to a sobering experience he recently had while dining out.  "Sobering" might not be the right word though.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/11/2018

Vanessa Selbst Tells New York Times Poker 'is a Very Insular World'

Vanessa Selbst Tells New York Times Poker 'is a Very Insular World'

In an interview appearing this weekend in the New York Times, the biggest female money earner in the world of poker says she has no regrets when it comes to "retiring" and joining the prestigious hedge fund, Bridgewater.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/11/2018

Poker Pro Steven Thompson's GoFundMe Account Hits a Snag

As poker pro Steven Thompson fights for his life in a San Jose, Costa Rica hospital, friends and family of the young player have set up a GoFundMe account with a goal of reaching $15,000.  After two days, only $1395 has been donated.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/11/2018

GoFundMe Account Set Up For Shot Poker Pro: Third Time Attacked in Four Months

GoFundMe Account Set Up For Shot Poker Pro

A GoFundMe account has just been set up for a poker pro shot three times in San Jose, Costa Rica Monday night.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/09/2018

Doyle Brunson Tells Poker Player Kevin Iacofano ‘Keep Going ….Out the Door’

Doyle Brunson Tells Poker Player Kevin Iacofano ‘Keep Going ….Out the Door’

Legendary poke pro Doyle Brunson has gotten into a bit of a tit-for-tat with poker player Kevin Iacofano via Twitter on Thursday.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/09/2018

Americas Cardroom Pauses Tournament in Light of DoS Attack

A massive Denial of Service (DoS) attack against one of the world's largest online poker rooms has forced the pausing of a highly anticipated online tournament.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/08/2018

Phil Laak is Nuts!

Phil Laak, long time boyfriend of the Bride of Chucky star Jennifer Tilly, appears on Poker Night in America for a most unusual moment

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/08/2018

Poker Pro Clings to Life, Shot by Loan Sharks

A poker pro who reached the final tables of two LAPT events is fighting for his life after being shot in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/08/2018

Mike Matusow Meltdown: 'Anyone Who Roots Against Trump to Fail Should Leave the Country'

Mike 'The Mouth' Matusow was on yet another Twitter tear Monday night.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/06/2018

Tom Dwan: Stare-Downs Ruining No-Limit Hold’em Tournaments

Tom Dwan: Stare-Downs Ruining No-Limit Hold’em Tournaments

Poker pro Tom Dwan doesn't like people staring at him during games.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/06/2018

'The Mouth' Talks King James Controversy: 'Could Heal This Country by Talking to POTUS'

Matusow drew quite a bit of responses, not all of them positive. Correction....hardly any of them positive

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/05/2018

2018-2019 World Series of Poker (WSOP) U.S. Circuit Events Coming to Seminole Casino Coconut Creek

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek will soon be hosting the first of two tournaments on the 2018-2019 World Series of Poker (WSOP) U.S. Circuit.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/03/2018

2018 WCOOP Schedule Unveiled: $116 million in Guarantees

WCOOP is widely considered one of online poker's biggest events of the year.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/03/2018

Boxer David Haye to Take Up Professional Poker

Following in the footsteps of other professional sports greats the likes of Boris Becker, Neymar and Rafael Nadal, a former world heavyweight is about to join them.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/03/2018

Poker Pro Found to be in Cahoots With Dealer as Part of Elaborate Scam

Billy the Egyptian has been playing high stakes poker games throughout Scotland and the UK for years, always seemingly winning. 

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/03/2018

Resorts Casino AC Sports Book Will Come Online With Help of Stars Group

Resorts Casino AC Sports Book Will Come Online With Help of Stars Group

The world's largest real money poker room, PokerStars, will join forces with Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment’s Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City to offer online gambling to those living in the Garden State, it was announced on Thursday. Details of the deal are limited.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/02/2018

Mike Sexton: 'I Do Feel the WSOP Needs to be Careful in Not Diluting Their Brand'

Mike Sexton: 'I Do Feel the WSOP Needs to be Careful in Not Diluting Their Brand'

Sitting down in an exclusive interview with PokerTube this week, PartyPoker Chairman and poker icon Mike Sexton expressed his sentiment about the World Series of Poker (WSOP) losing some of its magic by offering so many different events.  Scroll Down for More

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/02/2018

Matusow Goes Off About Voter ID: 'This is for Future of Democracy'

Poker pro and ardent supporter of US President Donald Trump, Mike "The Mouth" Matusow chimed in regarding voter ID requirements. 

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/01/2018

Kim Kardashian West Stakes Bitcoin Chips During Charity Poker Event?

Kim Kardashian West Stakes Bitcoin Chips During Charity Poker Event?

Bitcoin has some new supporters in the form of reality television's royal family, the Kardashians.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/30/2018

Poker Champ Antonio Esfandiari to Box Kevin Hart

Poker Champ Antonio Esfandiari to Box Kevin Hart

One of poker's top money earners, Antonio Esfandiari, has confirmed he will be boxing comedian and actor Kevin Hart for real money.  Both men have played in tournaments together.  Esfandiari was listed as the 34-1 underdog.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/29/2018

2018 WSOP Shatters Many Records

2018 WSOP Shatters Many Records

Most Entrants = 123,865.  Largest Total Prizepool = $266,889,193.  Plenty more

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/29/2018

Breaking News

2018 Westgate NFL Supercontest – Get in the Game

What once was more or less a local’s sharp contest, with some interested folks around the country jumping in, has transformed into the largest NFL Handicapping contest in the world, at the Westgate in Las Vegas at their Superbook.

Can I Really Run My Own Sportsbook From the US?

With the US Supreme Court ruling against decades long sports betting prohibition, everybody with computer access and a pulse wants to start taking bets and today's Pay Per Head sportsbook solutions make the process easier than ever.

'Queen of Soul' Atlantic City Connections Remembered, Including Ties to Trump

Trump paid tribute to the “Queen of Soul” Thursday immediately after news broke of her passing and appears to have rubbed some folks the wrong way.