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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

Record Set for Largest Cryptocurrency Winning Jackpot in Online Poker History

Record Set for Largest Cryptocurrency Winning Jackpot in Online Poker History

Americas Cardroom $5 Million Venom was a success in more ways than one.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/25/2019

Is PokerStars Legal in Arizona?

Is PokerStars Legal in Arizona?

PokerStars is forbiden in the state of Arizona.  Only internationally licensed online poker rooms are accessible from the state.  There are approximately six dozen of them. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/21/2019

Hossein Ensan Wins the 2019 WSOP Main Event and $10 Million

Hossein Ensan Wins the 2019 WSOP Main Event and $10 Million

His railbirds' shirts, black with conjoining colors of German and Iranian flags, called Hossein Ensan a "sure bet."

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/17/2019

Calls for Jack Effel to Step Down While Others Offer Their Support

WSOP Vice President Jack Effel is coming under increasing pressure to step down following a weekend blunder that has everyone in the poker world talking.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/15/2019

Records Shattered at $5 Million Venom Online Poker Tournament

Records Shattered at $5 Million Venom Online Poker Tournament

A recap of Day1A of the monumentous Venom tournament finds that all records have been shattered at the world's fastest growing online poker room, Americas Cardroom.   The great news is, there is still time to enter for your chance at a guaranteed $1 million first place prize.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/15/2019

Poker Player at Fault Following WSOP Dealer Chip Counting Error?

Poker Player at Fault Following WSOP Dealer Chip Counting Error?

While much of the focus in the poker world was on the final table determination for the 2019 World Series of Poker Main Event this past weekend, there was another big story that had everyone talking.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/15/2019

Meet the 2019 WSOP Main Event Final Table

Meet the 2019 WSOP Main Event Final Table

The 2019 WSOP Main Event table is set and here are your finalists

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/14/2019

Poker Player Dennis Blieden Faces Prosecution Over $22m

Poker Player Dennis Blieden Faces Prosecution Over $22m

A one-time poker pro was found guilty of embezzlement Thursday by a grand jury.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jul/13/2019

Antonio Esfandiari Making Things Interesting at This Year's Main Event

One of poker's all-time biggest money earners, Antonio Esfandiari, was among the 106 players still alive at this year's World Series of Poker Main Event Thursday.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/11/2019

PokerStars First in PA: Soft Launch Monday

PokerStars First in PA: Soft Launch Monday

The Stars Group and its marquee brand PokerStars will be soft launching their online poker room in Pennsylvania this coming Monday.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/10/2019

888poker Qualifier Morrone Leads WSOP Main Event; 354 Advance to Day 5

888poker Qualifier Morrone Leads WSOP Main Event; 354 Advance to Day 5

The atmosphere late on Day 4 of the World Series of Poker Main Event couldn't be any more different than just 24 hours earlier.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/10/2019

Preben Stokkan Leads Tuesday WSOP Main Event Field After Dropping Down to One Chip

Preben Stokkan Leads Tuesday WSOP Main Event Field After Dropping Down to One Chip

Preben Stokkan will come into Tuesday's World Series of Poker Main Event leading the pack with 2,184,000.  Amazingly, he had dropped down to just a single chip ahead of the first break of the day Monday.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/09/2019

Demographic Breakdown of Second Largest WSOP Main Event on Record

Demographic Breakdown of Second Largest WSOP Main Event on Record

Yes it's true, poker is back with a vengeance!  This is the second largest field in the World Series of Poker Main Event ever recorded, the largest being 2008.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/09/2019

Phil Hellmuth Busts Out of Main Event

Phil Hellmuth Busts Out of Main Event

15-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth is done.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/08/2019

Unibet One Billionth Hand

Unibet One Billionth Hand

Unibet's online poker site was set to hit its one billionth hand in the coming days.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/08/2019

2nd Player Disqualified From WSOP for Throwing Shoe

2nd Player Disqualified From WSOP for Throwing Shoe

A second World Series of Poker Main Event player has been disqualified, this time for dropping his shirt and throwing a shoe.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/08/2019

Poker Pro Robbed at Gunpoint at WSOP Host Hotel

Poker Pro Robbed at Gunpoint at WSOP Host Hotel

Cleveland poker pro Joe Salvatore claims he was robbed at gun point inside the Pavilion parking lot of the Rio in Vegas early Monday morning.  The hotel is currently hosting this year's World Series of Poker.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jul/04/2019

Play Mobile Online Poker Now From Texas

Play Mobile Online Poker Now From Texas

You can play online poker from your mobile device either for free or real money from Texas at Americas Cardroom.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/01/2019

Can I Play on PokerStars From Florida?

Can I Play on PokerStars From Florida?

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

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/30/2019

Can I Play on PokerStars From Connecticut?

Can I Play on PokerStars From Connecticut?

Those living in Connecticut are prohibited from playing on PokerStars.  However, Americas Cardroom provides an excellent alternative for residence of Connecticut.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/30/2019

Is Online Poker Legal in Colorado?

Is Online Poker Legal in Colorado?

Online poker is not regulated in the state of Colorado, however, that doesn't mean sites cannot be accessed from the state for real money play. Americas Cardroom accepts players from Colorado for real money play, free play and sports betting.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/30/2019

Can I Play on PokerStars From Mississippi, Alabama, South Carolina, Louisiana?

Can I Play on PokerStars From Mississippi, Alabama, South Carolina, Louisiana?

PokerStars does not currently allow those from Alabama, South Carolina, Mississippi and Louisiana to play for real money on their website.  Alternatives include Americas Cardroom, available to play for real money in all 50 states.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/30/2019

Can I Play Online Poker From Arizona

Can I Play Online Poker From Arizona

Online poker is accessible to those living in Arizona via AmericasCardroom.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/30/2019

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Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - August 24 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Saturday August 24, 2019.

Bet What Happens First?  Dow Hits $30K? Dow Hits $20K?

Bet What Happens First? Dow Hits $30K? Dow Hits $20K?

The Dow took quite a tumble Friday and this has prompted Betonline to offer a prop bet on what happens first: The Dow hits $30K or it hits $20K.

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - August 23 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Friday August 23, 2019.