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Poker News Updates October 22, 2019

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day October 22, 2019. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/22/2019

Poker News Updates October 21, 2019

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day October 21, 2019. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/21/2019

WSOP Flasher Deemed Mentally Incompetent to Stand Trial

WSOP Flasher Deemed Mentally Incompetent to Stand Trial

Kevin Strauss made terroristic threats via Twitter.  He also left the WSOP and headed to the nearby Luxor to expose his private parts atop a craps table.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/19/2019

Poker News Updates October 19, 2019

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day October 19, 2019. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/19/2019

Poker News Updates October 18, 2019

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day October 18, 2019. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/18/2019

Poker News Updates October 17

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day October 17, 2019. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/17/2019

Heartland Poker Tour Returns to Florida

Heartland Poker Tour Returns to Florida

Televised poker is returning to Central Florida. Daytona Beach Racing & Card Club is set to host the renowned Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) for a 12-day event that kicks off today. HPT has already awarded nearly $5 million in the Sunshine State over the years.

Submitted by Press Release on, Oct/17/2019

Poker News Updates October 16

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day October 16, 2019. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/16/2019

Latest Poker News

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/14/2019

2019 Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open Kicks Off November 20

2019 Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open Kicks Off November 20

As Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood gets ready to celebrate its grand opening on Oct. 24, the integrated resort is also gearing up for tournament poker when the Seminole Hard Rock “Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open” (RRPO) returns Nov. 20 – Dec. 4, 2019. This year’s series features 27 primary events and 40 satellites, kicking off with a $400 buy-in Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry) with a $1 Million Guarantee and headlined by a $3,500 RRPO World Poker Tour (WPT) Championship boasting a $2 Million Guaranteed prize pool. The final table for the championship will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 4 and will be livestreamed.

Submitted by Press Release on, Oct/14/2019

Will iPoker Be the Next to Shut Down?

Will iPoker Be the Next to Shut Down?

In the wake of the Microgaming Poker Network (MPN) announcing its upcoming shutdown in the next few months, rumors have begun swirling that iPoker could soon be next.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/08/2019

Poker Room Pulls Plug on Live Streaming in Wake of Postle Cheating Claims

Poker Room Pulls Plug on Live Streaming in Wake of Postle Cheating Claims

Stones Gambling Hall in Sacramento, California has opted to stop offering live streaming of poker games in the wake of cheating allegations that have engulfed the world of poker in recent days.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/06/2019

Poker Pro Mike Postle Accused of Cheating Man With Terminal Cancer

Poker Pro Mike Postle Accused of Cheating Man With Terminal Cancer

Poker pro Mike Postle has come under fire for apparently cheating during live streams and, as if that weren't enough, he may have cheated someone that was dying from cancer.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/04/2019

Joey Ingram: Mike Postle Just Plays Like God, May Not Cheating

It's a cheating scandal that's rocking the world of poker, yet some pros are coming to the defense of Mike Postle (the accused).

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/04/2019

Poker Pro Mike Postle Embroiled in Cheating Scandal

Poker Pro Mike Postle Embroiled in Cheating Scandal

A popular poker pro has been accused of cheating. The player in question is one Mike Postle.  He's a regular at the Stones Gambling Hall poker room in Northern California.  Veronica Brill (aka “Angry Polak”) initially made the cheating accusations, referencing a live stream.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/04/2019

The $6 Million Venom Returns

The $6 Million Venom Returns

Just months after Americas Cardroom set a world record with the $6 Million Venom, they are upping the ante and dropping an extra million on the table.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/30/2019

Online Poker Freebuy Super Series Returns at Americas Cardroom

Online Poker Freebuy Super Series Returns at Americas Cardroom

A few years ago, Americas Cardroom developed a new type of tournament that allows players to enter at no cost and compete for real money. It’s called the Freebuy Super Series and the online poker tournament returns October 16th to November 3rd.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/30/2019

Televised Poker Returns to Pittsburgh

Televised Poker Returns to Pittsburgh

Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) has awarded more than $2 million in prize pool money in the Pittsburgh market since it first visited The Meadows Racetrack and Casino in 2017. The acclaimed tour will add to that total when it returns to Pennsylvania this week for a 12-day poker series.

Submitted by Press Release on, Sep/26/2019

Most of Daniel Negreanu's Followers Do Not Believe in God

Most of Daniel Negreanu's Followers Do Not Believe in God

Poker pro Daniel Negreanu asked his more than 427,000 followers if they believed in God, and nearly 60% of the respondents said they did not.  Just shy of 5,500 of his followers - and presumably those who don't follow but occasionally check out his Twitter feed - voted in the 24 hour poll.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Sep/22/2019

MPN Players, Skins Seek New Home With Microgaming Poker Shutting Down

"We're open for business," is the message from Americas Cardroom, the popular US-friendly online poker room that hopes to capitalize from the announced shutdown of the Microgaming Poker Network (MPN).

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/20/2019

Jungleman, Other Phil Ivey Backers Seek Court Action to Reclaim Winnings

Jungleman, Other Phil Ivey Backers Seek Court Action to Reclaim Winnings

Big name poker players Dan Jungleman and Illya Trincher have filed a court action in an effort to claim their share of Phil Ivey’s World Series of Poker winnings after getting caught in the crossfire Borgata's battle to collect on a legal judgement.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Sep/18/2019

$5,000,000 High Five Tournament Series Returns 4 20 Days

$5,000,000 High Five Tournament Series Returns 4 20 Days

The High Five poker tournament at Americas Cardroom returns, bigger, better - and can we be blunt - four times richer than the previous tournament, with $5,000,000 in guarantees. It runs September 10th-29th.  And WE'ED love to see you win it.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/04/2019

Poker Player Calls Cops After Busting Tournament And Gets Herself Arrested

Poker Player Calls Cops After Busting Tournament And Gets Herself Arrested

An unidentified female poker player busted then got busted, literally, all after earlier offering to flash her breasts.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/28/2019

PartyPoker War on Bots Continues, Closes to Serbian Market

PartyPoker War on Bots Continues, Closes to Serbian Market

PartyPoker continues to wage war on bots, this time resulting in the termination of 121 fraudulent accounts and $76,267 and €88,351 confiscated.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/16/2019

Winners of Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Announced

Winners of Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Announced

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

Submitted by Press Release on, Aug/14/2019

Embattled Houston Poker Room Wins Again

Embattled Houston Poker Room Wins Again

Nuisance lawsuits against Prime Social Poker Room and Post Oak Poker Club have been dropped.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/11/2019

Charlie Carrel Threatens Lawsuit Against Fellow Poker Pro Doug Polk

Charlie Carrel Threatens Lawsuit Against Fellow Poker Pro Doug Polk

Controversial poker pro and vlogger Doug Polk was recently threatened with a lawsuit by fellow player Charlie Carrel, whose own Twitter feed intro reads "Made 7 digits from 2 digits playing poker".  

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/11/2019

Phil Hellmuth Tops All Time Money List in Poker?

"Wow!....Didn't know," was the response from the World Series of Poker top bracelet winner when advised he topped the list of all time money winners in poker.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/07/2019

Poker Pro Speaks Out on WSOP Main Event Staking Lawsuit

Poker Pro Speaks Out on WSOP Main Event Staking Lawsuit

7th place 2019 World Series of Poker Main Event finisher Nick Marchington is speaking out about a staking lawsuit that has seen his $1,525,000 tied up in the courts.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/04/2019

Man Who Exposed Himself During WSOP Main Event Arrested for Terrorist Threats

Man Who Exposed Himself During WSOP Main Event Arrested for Terrorist Threats

Ken Strauss was arrested this past weekend for threatening to destroy some Las Vegas casinos.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/01/2019

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Daily Casino Gambling News - October 22, 2019

Gambling911.com has all your latest casino news, both online and brick and mortar, as it happens for Tuesday October 22, 2019.

The Life of a Bookmaker Nowadays

The Life of a Bookmaker Nowadays

What is life like being a bookmaker? The life of a bookmaker is often fun, it’s certainly busy this time of the year and it should be profitable. Maybe you are currently a bookie on some level and you a trying to expand or see the bottom line show better numbers.

Oklahoma Officials to Meet With Tribes for Gambling Talks

Oklahoma Officials to Meet With Tribes for Gambling Talks

Native American tribes in Oklahoma will meet with state officials to discuss clashing views on the tribes’ gambling agreement, which the governor has said expires beginning of next year.