Poker

Last Chance at $1 Million: Online Super Series XL Two-Day Tourney Kicks Off Sunday

With almost three weeks of super-sized tournament action winding down, Americas Cardroom is rewarding $12 million in guarantees with its OSS XL, concluding April 6. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/04/2020

Where Can I Find Fastforward Poker Online? What Sites Offer It?

Where Can I Find Fastforward Poker Online?  What Sites Offer It?

Fastforward Poker can be found at PartyPoker and is a variation of fast-fold games.  PartyPoker is only available in the countries listed below.  Americas Cardroom's version of fast-fold games is available to most players worldwide including the US.  It is called Blitz Poker, available only on mobile devices.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/04/2020

High Five Poker Tournament Returns 4 20 Days in April

High Five Poker Tournament Returns 4 20 Days in April

The High Five Tournament features $5 Million in guaranteed prize pools and will run 4 20 days from April 7th to 26th.  This includes three $420,000 Main Events. It’s incredible poker FOUR 20 days.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/24/2020

Online Super Series XL: $12 Million Guaranteed

With almost three weeks of super-sized tournament action and exciting events around the clock, Americas Cardroom has launched its OSS XL, featuring a little something for everyone during these tough times.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/17/2020

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Postpones Poker Showdown

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood  Postpones Poker Showdown

A main stop for the World Poker Tour, the tournament was scheduled to run from April 16 through May 5.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/13/2020

Seminole Hard Rock Escalator IV Series Event Canceled

Seminole Hard Rock Escalator IV Series Event Canceled

Effective following Flight C, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood’s Escalator IV Series Event #4 will be canceled. Players making Day 2 will be awarded payouts based on a prize pool chip chop. All players who played in the Escalator IV Series will receive a voucher for a one-night stay at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood for use at a later date (one voucher per player).

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/12/2020

Today's Top Poker News - March 6, 2020: Stones Wants Cheating Case Thrown Out

Today's Top Poker News - March 6, 2020: Stones Wants Cheating Case Thrown Out

These are your hot stories in the world of poker for Friday March 6, 2020.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/06/2020

Today's Top Poker News - March 4, 2020: Further Delays in Postle Cheating Case

Today's Top Poker News - March 4, 2020: Further Delays in Postle Cheating Case

US District Court Judge Morrison C. England Jr. has granted another extension in the case brought by nearly 100 victims of alleged cheating by Stones Live star Mike Postle during live-streamed poker cash games.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Mar/04/2020

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood and World Poker Tour Celebrate 10-Year Partnership

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood and World Poker Tour Celebrate 10-Year Partnership

Poker action returns to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. with the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown kicking off on Thursday, April 16. The tournament celebrates the 10-year anniversary of Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood and World Poker Tour’s (WPT) partnership.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/04/2020

What Led to Racist Outburst at Oregon Chinook Winds Poker Room?

What Led to Racist Outburst at Oregon Chinook Winds Poker Room?

The poker world is still in shock and mostly disgusted over an incident this week at an Oregon poker room.  The culprit,  self-proclaimed Nazi, Ricky Forbito, initially launched a foul-mouthed sexist tirade against a female poker player.  He then took his vitriol out on another player, Will Butler.  CardsChat posed the question, what exactly led up to the racist outburst with Forbito using the "N" word on numerous occasions.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Feb/28/2020

Doug Polk: Very Good Chance Coronavirus Will Force Cancellation of WSOP

Doug Polk: Very Good Chance Coronavirus Will Force Cancellation of WSOP

Poker pro Doug Polk hinted at the idea that the coronavirus could result in the cancellation of this year's World Series of Poker.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/28/2020

Racist and Violent Poker Player Caught on Video (Video)

Racist and Violent Poker Player is Repeat Offender (Video)

“I’ve experienced racism more times than I can count but never at a poker table. Maybe micro aggressions but never anything like this”.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Feb/27/2020

Maria Ho Beaten By Four Amateurs

Maria Ho Beaten By Four Amateurs

Popular professional poker player Maria Ho found herself getting beaten by four rank amateurs known as The Try Guys....and millions got to see it happen.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/26/2020

Bulgarian poker legend Bozhkov faces extortion charges

Vasil Bozhkov is one of Bulgaria’s richest men and is famous worldwide for his outstanding poker skills. Recently it became public that Bozhkov is facing jail time because of the charges for extortion and attempted bribery, along with some other crimes.

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/17/2020

Nelly Goes Nuts at Poker Table

Hiphop artist Nelly ("Hot in Here") got into a heated exchange with a fellow poker player following a performance in Connecticut.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/05/2020

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Submitted by Adm1n on, Feb/02/2020

Poker News - January 27, 2020: Fredrik Björklund Accused of Scamming Fellow Pro For WCOOP Entry

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day Monday January 27, 2020. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/27/2020

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Announces Winner of 2020 Lucky Hearts Poker Open

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Announces Winner of 2020 Lucky Hearts Poker Open

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. concluded its 2020 Lucky Hearts Poker Open (LHPO) Wednesday. Besting 843 entries in the WPT NLH Championship, Brian Altman, of Boston, Mass. made history by winning his second career WPT LHPO title for $482,636 plus a $15,000 entry into the season-ending Baccarat Crystal WPT Tournament of Champions.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jan/23/2020

Anonymous Claims Alleged Poker Cheater Mike Postle Played at Other Casinos

Anonymous Claims Alleged Poker Cheater Mike Postle Played at Other Casinos

Rounder Life magazine has continued its ‘investigation’ into the Mike Postle scandal by publishing an article that claims an ‘unnamed’ manager at an ‘unnamed’ casino played ‘hundreds of hours’ against the alleged cheat…

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/20/2020

Online Super Series Cub3d IX Returns February 9th to March 8th

Online Super Series Cub3d IX Returns February 9th to March 8th

Americas Cardroom has your Online Super Series Cub3d IX returning February 9th to March 8th.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/20/2020

California Attorney General Orders Shutdown of Magnolia Card Room

California Attorney General Orders Shutdown of Magnolia Card Room

Attorney General Xavier Becerra has ordered the shutdown of a California card room out of concerns that the establishment is ‘seriously underfunded’ and will be unable to pay poker players.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/10/2020

Ho Yeah! Winstar World Resort and Maria Ho on How to Play Pai Gow Poker

Learn the basics from WinStar World Casino and Resort Ambassador and Pro Card Player, the amazing Maria Ho.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/08/2020

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, Jan/06/2020

ACR Launches Blitz Bonus Builder

ACR Launches Blitz Bonus Builder

If your New Year’s resolution is to make more money in 2020, The Americas Cardroom Blitz Bonus Builder promo is a great way to start.  From January 1st until January 10th, you’ll earn $10 bonus cash for every 250 Blitz Poker hands you’re dealt.  Earn up to $100 bonus cash daily ($1,000 total).

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/30/2019

PokerStars Winter Series 2020: 84 Events, Buy-ins Starting at $5.50, $50 Mil in Prizes

PokerStars Winter Series 2020: 84 Events, Buy-ins Starting at $5.50, $50 Mil in Prizes

PokerStars this week announced over 80 events will take place from now through January 13 in its Winter Series 2020 extravaganza with $50 million in prizes guaranteed.  The odds of winning the $5,200 Winter Series Main Event were set at 50 in 1,000,000.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/29/2019

Americas Cardroom News - ACR Hints at Increase in Already Massive Tournament Guarantee

Americas Cardroom News

Americas Cardroom always offers regular updates, promos and top tournaments.  Below you will find all the latest company news.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/28/2019

Poker News Updates December 2, 2019: Alex Foxen Wins Record-Breaking WPT Five Diamond Poker Classic Main Event

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day Monday December 23, 2019. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/23/2019

Real Grinders Founder - A Heinous Crime & Cover-Up

Real Grinders founder Raymond Davis requested a new judge this past week in his case involving child abuse.  Davis denies the allegations.  He was arrested earlier this year.  The warrant was issued three years prior.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Dec/15/2019

Americas Cardroom’s $6 Million Venom Sets Record as Biggest Poker Tournament in Site History

San Jose, Costa Rica –  Another one for the record books. Americas Cardroom’s $6 Million Venom ended last night in spectacular fashion with a record-setting $6,740,000 prize pool — blowing way past the $6 Million that was guaranteed. Online poker player ‘galodoido13’ was the winner, earning $1,039,982.

Submitted by Press Release on, Dec/12/2019

Poker News Updates December 10, 2019: Americas Cardroom to Offer Line on Phil Galfond Challenge

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day Tuesday December 10, 2019. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/10/2019

Breaking News

Bookies Add Cuban and Cuomo to Presidential Odds Board

Bookies Add Cuban and Cuomo to Presidential Odds Board

On Friday, Mark Cuban told media website Axios that is he reconsidering his decision to run for President in 2020.

Last Chance at $1 Million: Online Super Series XL Two-Day Tourney Kicks Off Sunday

With almost three weeks of super-sized tournament action winding down, Americas Cardroom is rewarding $12 million in guarantees with its OSS XL, concluding April 6. 

Where Can I Find Fastforward Poker Online?  What Sites Offer It?

Where Can I Find Fastforward Poker Online? What Sites Offer It?

Fastforward Poker can be found at PartyPoker and is a variation of fast-fold games.  PartyPoker is only available in the countries listed below.  Americas Cardroom's version of fast-fold games is available to most players worldwide including the US.  It is called Blitz Poker, available only on mobile devices.