Poker

Suzie Zhao Murder Trial Delayed Until 2022: Poker Pro Burned Alive

Suzie Zhao Murder Trial Delayed Until 2022: Poker Pro Burned Alive

The new date has been set at January 3rd, 2022.  Jury selection was initially expected to take place this week in Oakland County, Michigan following two previous delays.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Sep/13/2021

There is a Doyle Brunson Documentary Coming

According to a tweet from the ten-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner, a team have been filming for the last month with filming set to last "a lot longer".

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/12/2021

Poker Pros Upset With Dealer Vax Exemption

Poker Pros Upset With Dealer Vax Exemption

Poker pros are crying foul over the recent mandate that requires entrants in the upcoming World Series of Poker be vaccinated, but not dealers.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/08/2021

Americas Cardroom Becomes the Official Sponsor of Latin America’s Biggest Casino

Americas Cardroom Becomes the Official Sponsor of Latin America’s Biggest Casino

We have some huge news that live poker fans will definitely enjoy. Americas Cardroom is now the official sponsor of Enjoy Punta del Este in Uruguay.  We’re proud to be associated with this high-end property, which is home to the largest casino in Latin America!

Submitted by Press Release on, Sep/07/2021

Doyle Brunson Left Off "The Mount Rushmore of Poker" Sacrilege

Doyle Brunson Left Off "The Mount Rushmore of Poker" Almost Sacrilegious

Chris Moneymaker calls the recent Poker News list excluding Doyle Brunson a joke as he ponders possibly attending this year's WSOP after all.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Sep/07/2021

Actor Paul Schrader Gets Tossed From Zoom Poker Game

Actor Paul Schrader Gets Tossed From Zoom Poker Game

Deadline.com recently revealed that actor Paul Schrader had been thrown out of a Zoom poker game during the past year's lockdown.  Schrader is starring in the new film, Master Gardener, which will star Joel Edgerton and Sigourney Weaver.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Sep/01/2021

Russell Crowe New Poker Flick Production Shut Down Over Covid 19 Positive

Russell Crowe New Poker Flick Production Shut Down Over Covid 19 Positive

A crew member involved with the shooting of Russell Crowe's new poker film, Poker Face, has tested positive for Covid-19 and has forced production to shut down for the moment.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/31/2021

The Mouth Rails on WSOP Over Vax Mandate: "Totally Unfair!"

The Mouth Rails on WSOP Over Vax Mandate: "Totally Unfair!"

"I can’t wait to watch all the vaccinated players who demanded everyone who plays be vaccinated get covid," poker pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow unleashed late Friday night.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/28/2021

WSOP 2021 to Require Proof of Vaccination

WSOP 2021 to Require Proof of Vaccination

This mandate applies to all WSOP bracelet events, side events, satellites and live action or cash games. In order to be considered “fully vaccinated” you must receive your final vaccine dose at least 14 days prior to your entry date.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/27/2021

$5 Million GTD Venom PKO Tournament Kicks Off September 17

$5 Million GTD Venom PKO Tournament Kicks Off September 17

Get ready for The Venom $5 Million GTD for your chance to win a piece of this mega prize pool.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/27/2021

Porn Star Poker Player: Over 30 Sexual Assault Charges, 21 Victims

Porn Star Poker Player: Over 30 Charges, 21 Victims

A one-time ambassador for Naked Poker, porn star Ron Jeremy has been indicted on 30 counts of sexual assault involving a staggering 21 alleged victims.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/25/2021

Poker Player Jailed for Assault in Underground Game

Poker Player Jailed for Assault in Underground Game

The host of an underground poker game in Singapore has been arrested after allegedly stealing a cellphone and $51,000 from a player's bank account.  He was also charged with assault.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/24/2021

Poker is Returning to Massachusetts, Hurricane May Cut Off Play to Online Sites in Coming Days

Poker is Returning to Massachusetts, Hurricane May Cut Off Play to Online Sites in Coming Days

MGM Springfield is set to begin welcoming back poker players by the end of the year.

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Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/20/2021

Erik Seidel Wins Ninth WSOP Bracelet

Erik Seidel Wins Ninth WSOP Bracelet

Erik Seidel has won his ninth World Series of Poker bracelet at Event #11: $10,000 Super MILLION$ High Roller of the 2021 WSOP Online on GGPoker for $977,842.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/18/2021

Poker Pro Matt Marafioti Jumps Off 28th Floor Balcony to His Death at 33

Poker Pro Matt Marafioti Commits Suicide at Age 33

Marafioti believed that "social justice" gangsters were out to get him prior to his tragic death.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/17/2021

Should I Play Poker on Friday The 13th?

Should I Play Poker on Friday The 13th?

Jagajeet Chiba suggests staying inside this Friday The 13th, away from casinos....but this doesn't mean you should avoid playing poker online.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/13/2021

They Came for the Unvaccinated: "Mouth" Tweets Out Pre-Holocaust Article

They Came for the Unvaccinated: "Mouth" Tweets Out Pre-Holocaust Article

Wayne Allyn Root calls it "the most important commentary I've ever written" and Mike "The Mouth" Matusow was quick to tweet it out.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/12/2021

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Announces Winners From The Big 4 Championships

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Announces Winners From The Big 4 Championships

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

Submitted by Press Release on, Aug/11/2021

Poker Pros Supporting Moneymaker's Decision to Sit Out WSOP

Poker Pros Supporting Moneymaker's Decision to Sit Out WSOP

Professional poker players headed to the World Series of Poker here next month are offering their support to fellow poker pro Chris Moneymaker, who recently announced he will not be attending this year‘s WSOP out of concerns of contracting Covid.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/11/2021

Poker Pros Pushing Back Against WSOP Covid Rules

Poker Pros Pushing Back Against WSOP Covid Rules

Professional poker players planning to attend next month’s World Series of Poker here are pushing back hard against the WSOP’s special Covid rules for this year’s tournament.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/10/2021

WSOP New Covid Disqualification Rules Have Players Disgusted

WSOP New Covid Disqualification Rules Have Players Disgusted

It seems everybody in the poker community Tuesday morning is talking about Rule 115....and with good reason.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/10/2021

Moneymaker Among the Early 2021 WSOP Casualities

Moneymaker Among the Early 2021 WSOP Casualities

The Americas Cardroom ambassador has a 9-year-old son with asthma that is unable to get the vaccine at this time.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/09/2021

BabyBowser Wins $1.5 Million and Change in $10 Million Venom

BabyBowser Wins $1.5 Million and Change in $10 Million Venom

Second place paid a sweet $1,015,200 to online poker player sw33ney.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/05/2021

Small Poker Contingent to Attend Layne Flack Funeral

Small Poker Contingency to Attend Layne Flack Funeral

Services to be held Monday in his birth city of Rapid City, South Dakota, in Sturgis.  A copy of the obituary has been obtained by Gambling911.com

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/02/2021

Facts About Poker and Its History You Should Know

Facts About Poker and Its History You Should Know

For thousands of years, card games have remained a great way for people to have fun and pass time. Playing card games traces its origin to China before 1000AD and made its way to Europe in 1360.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/01/2021

Gambling911 World Exclusive: Covid-Stricken Cantu Out of Hospital

Gambling911 World Exclusive: Covid-Stricken Cantu Out of Hospital

Cantu was not vaccinated against Covid-19, Gambling911.com sources revealed.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jul/31/2021

WSOP Threatened Again By Covid Surge

WSOP Threatened Again By Covid Surge

The 2021 World Series of Poker is set to take place Thu, Sep 30, 2021 through Tue, Nov 23, 2021.  There are already whispers that this year's event could be derailed by yet another surge in Covid-19 cases.  Assuming it isn't cancelled or delayed altogether, the 2021 WSOP is likely to see a reduction in participants.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/30/2021

The Mouth on Biles Backing Out of Olympics: 'Mental Heath is Real but Winners Stay Strong and Tough'

The Mouth on Biles Backing Out of Olympics: 'Mental Heath is Real but Winners Stay Strong and Tough'

Poker pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow did not wish to downplay the seriousness of mental illness, but made it abundantly clear he agrees there needs to be some lines drawn.  The implication being that athletes can't just walk away in the middle of a competition for a "mental break".

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jul/28/2021

Poker Pro Salman Behbehani Remains in Jail After Large Stash of Party Drugs Found on Private Jet

The haul found on board his private jet reportedly included 80g crystal methamphetamine, a highly addictive drug commonly used among gay men during sex, and 315g cocaine.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jul/28/2021

Doyle Brunson Wife Hospitalized

Doyle Brunson Wife Hospitalized

Poker legend Doyle Brunson announced via Twitter Tuesday afternoon that he had his beloved wife, Louise, rushed to the hospital.  Brunson was asking for prayers.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/27/2021

Breaking News

Colts Unsure of Wentz’s Status After Spraining Both Ankles

The Indianapolis Colts already were unsure if Carson Wentz could play this week after injuring his right ankle and the oddsmakers have moved this line from +3 to +5.5 Colts in the midst of the uncertainty.

Alabama Man Arrested in Fatal Shooting at Mississippi Casino

An early Saturday shooting at a Mississippi casino has left one person dead and another in custody, Biloxi Police said.

CFB Betting – Marshall Thundering Herd at Appalachian State Mountaineers

CFB Betting – Marshall Thundering Herd at Appalachian State Mountaineers

It’s a Group of Five showdown on Thursday when the Marshall Thundering Herd takes on the Appalachian State Mountaineers. Both teams are 2-1 on the season and should be in the hunt for their respective conference title. Marshall has one of the top offenses in college football....