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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.

Poker Pro Spared Prison Term: Indictment Unsealed Tuesday

Poker Pro Spared Prison Term: Indictment Unsealed Tuesday

A federal magistrate has spared a Wichita businessman prison time after he pleaded guilty for his role in concealing the transfer of betting information from illegal poker games. 

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/18/2019

David Lambard, Adam Friedman Latest WSOP Bracelet Winners

David Lambard, Adam Friedman Latest WSOP Bracelet Winners

David Lambard has won the $3000 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout Victor, Adam Friedman won the $10,000 Dealers Choice 6-Handed.  Both walk away with bracelets and lots of cash.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/18/2019

2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open to Be Held August 1-13

2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open to Be Held August 1-13

The Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) will celebrate its seventh season of highly anticipated, top tournament play at South Florida’s iconic entertainment destination Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. SHRPO will kick off Thursday, Aug. 1 with the $600 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (NLH) series opener highlighting a $1 Million Guarantee.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jun/17/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 16 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Sunday June 16, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/16/2019

Can I Access PokerStars From Iowa?

Can I Access PokerStars From Iowa?

Poker is very popular in Iowa.  You can access some online poker sites from the state, just not PokerStars.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/14/2019

Can I Access PokerStars From Nebraska?

Can I Access PokerStars From Nebraska?

You can access PokerStars from Nebraska but cannot play there for real money.  Othere online poker sites like Americas Cardroom do welcome those from Nebraska.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/14/2019

Poker Pro Dies in Tragic Accident

Poker Pro Dies in Tragic Accident

Found dead in bathtub

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/13/2019

John Gorsuch Wins 2019 MIllionaire Maker for $1,344,930

John Gorsuch, 42, has won the 2019 World Series of Poker Millionaire Maker.  He takes home $1,344,930 after beating a record field of 8,809.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/13/2019

No More Apps: iPhone Sportsbook Apps in States to go Way of Dodo Bird?

No More Apps: iPhone Sportsbook Apps in States to go Way of Dodo Bird?

The dinosaurs, the dodo birds, the iPhone sportsbook apps.  Well the later isn't extinct yet, it soon could be.  At least that's what Calvin McAlee of LineUps.com warned in recent days.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/12/2019

Judge Bans Fraudster From Gambling After Being Caught Playing Poker on Live Stream

Judge Bans Fraudster From Gambling After Being Caught Playing Poker on Live Stream

Wyatt Green defrauded countless numbers of people through an insurance scheme involving Hurricane Michael

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/10/2019

Selling Sex for WSOP Buy-ins? Marle Cordeiro Says Why Not?

Selling Sex for WSOP Buy-ins?  Marle Cordeiro Says Why Not?

To date, her vlogs have enjoyed a combined 1,022,069 views.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/10/2019

Igor Senkov Wins $36965 at Americas Cardroom Cage Live

Igor Senkov Wins $36965  at Americas Cardroom Cage Live

Russian Igor Senkov walked away with a cool $36,965 in Americas Cardroom’s Cage Live event.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/04/2019

New Five Card Poker Variant Added to B2B Provider’s Online Portfolio

New Five Card Poker Variant Added to B2B Provider’s Online Portfolio

Latvia-based B2B online casino provider Evolution Gaming has unveiled its latest variant, 2 Hand Casino Hold’em.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/03/2019

Can I Use Bovada to Bet Sports if I'm in California

Can I Use Bovada to Bet Sports if I'm in California

The popular online sportsbook, racebook, casino and poker site Bovada (formerly known as Bodog) is accessible to those living in the state of California.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/03/2019

YouTubers Being Banned for Promoting Online Poker Sites

YouTubers Being Banned for Promoting Online Poker Sites

In a single evening, three popular YouTuber poker pros had their videos removed from the social media platform for promoting online poker rooms.  In one of these cases, the poker player had his entire channel removed.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/02/2019

Nicholas Haynes Wins Casino Employees Event at WSOP 2019

Nicholas Haynes Wins Casino Employees Event at WSOP 2019

Nicholas Haynes has captured the Casino Employees Event title and his first World Series of Poker Gold Bracelet. He defeated a field of 685 players to claim the $62,248 first prize.

Submitted by Guest on, May/31/2019

50th Annual World Series of Poker Gets Underway in Las Vegas

50th Annual World Series of Poker Gets Underway in Las Vegas

The annual World Series of Poker got underway on Tuesday in Las Vegas with dozens of scheduled card tournaments and a special event to celebrate the event's 50 year anniversary.

Submitted by Guest on, May/29/2019

Sports Betting News: Hearings Underway in Mass, Rotogrinders, PocketFive Acquired

Hearings were underway Tuesday and Wednesday to determine if sports betting should be legalized in the state of Massachusetts.  The public will offer feedback on Wednesday. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/28/2019

Negreanu and PokerStars Part Ways

Negreanu and PokerStars Part Ways
The biggest money earner in poker, Daniel Negreanu, has amicably split with PokerStars following 12 years as a sponsored pro.
Submitted by Ace King on, May/26/2019

Is PokerStars Legal in the State of Idaho?

Is PokerStars Legal in the State of Idaho?

PokerStars is not accessible in the state of Idaho, though it used to be.  The site now adheres to state interpretation that poker sites are not legally permitted to operate in Idaho.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/24/2019

Borgata Babes Case Can Go to Trial

Borgata Babes Case Can Go to Trial

A state appellate court says five cocktail waitresses who sued an Atlantic City casino for gender bias and a hostile work environment can take their case to trial.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/21/2019

Red Dead Online Poker Review - Access Issues

If any company is going to make a run at competing with the big name real money online poker sites like PokerStars, Americas Cardroom or 888, it would be an established gaming site the likes of Rock Star Games.  They recently incorporated poker into their Red Dead Online title, but - SURPRISE - most people can't play for real money.

Submitted by steve cooper on, May/19/2019

Poker's Royal Wedding

Poker's Royal Wedding

Daniel Negreanu tied the knot with long time girlfriend Amanda Leatherman and the poker community celebrated along side them.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/18/2019

Daniel Negreanu Amanda Leatherman Marry

Daniel Negreanu Amanda Leatherman Marry

If there is such a thing as a poker royal wedding, this would be it.  Daniel Negrean and long time girlfriend Amanda Leatherman have tied the knot.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/17/2019

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. a few years ago, the most famous professional poker player who is also a child molester is now Iranian immigrant and Las Vegas resident Shahram Sheikhan, 46, who goes by the nickname "Shawn" but is better known by his other nickname--"The Poker Pervert."

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/15/2019

Where Can I Play Online Poker From California?

There just a few online poker sites accessible to those living in the state of California.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/15/2019

Doyle Brunson Bares All to Nude Beach Loving Lacey Jones

Doyle Brunson wasn't voted my Sexiest Poker Player of 2009 because he's dead wood.  Poker babe Lacey Jones also made the cut. 

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, May/12/2019

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, May/12/2019

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

Can I Play on PokerStars From New York?

Can I Play on PokerStars From New York?

PokerStars forbids those from New York from playing for real money on their website.  Alternatives include Americas Cardroom, available to play for real money in all 50 states.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/07/2019

Breaking News

OJ Simpson Doling Out Fantasy Sports Advise: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

OJ Simpson Doling Out Fantasy Sports Advise: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

It seems OJ Simpson may be getting into the fantasy sports business.

Bet365 Settles Megan McCann Case

Bet365 Settles Megan McCann Case

British bookmaker Bet365 has reportedly reached a ‘settlement favourable to ’the bookmaker’ in the infamous case of Megan McCann.

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 20 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Thursday June 20, 2019.