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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.

Is Internet Poker Legal in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah?

Is Internet Poker Legal in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah?

Web poker is not illegal in Arizona or New Mexico per se, however, these states do not currently license poker rooms for online access.  There are a handful of Internet poker sites available to Arizona and New Mexico residents operating outside the state.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/05/2019

Is Internet Poker Legal in California?

Is Internet Poker Legal in California?

Web poker is not illegal in California per se, however, the state does not currently license poker rooms for online access.  There are a handful of Internet poker sites available to California residents operating outside the state.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/05/2019

Actor, Poker Pro James Woods Banned From Twitter

Actor, Poker Pro James Woods Banned From Twitter

James Woods was trending number one on Twitter after being banned from the social media site.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/03/2019

ACR Founder Emphatic: 'Super Users Can't Happen With the Software We Have'

ACR Founder Emphatic: 'Super Users Can't Happen With the Software We Have'

Nagy opens up live about being accused by Ingram of being a super user

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/29/2019

Is PokerStars Legal in California?

Is PokerStars Legal in California?

PokerStars does not accept customers from California, however, Americas Cardroom does, and they are welcoming new customers with a signup bonus of up to $1000

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/26/2019

Wichita Area Man Pleads Guilty in Illegal Poker Scheme

Wichita Area Man Pleads Guilty in Illegal Poker Scheme

WICHITA, Kan. A St. Mary's, Kan. man pleads guilty to a felony charge in connection with a federal investigation into illegal poker games in Wichita.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/18/2019

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Announces Results of 2019 Poker Showdown

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Announces Results of 2019 Poker Showdown

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood continued its 2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown series Tuesday with World Poker Tour® play.

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/18/2019

Kevin Hart Banned From Vegas

Kevin Hart Banned From Vegas

Hart made the bold claim on the Jimmy Kimmel Show the other night.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/17/2019

AI Defeats Top DOTA Team

AI Defeats Top DOTA Team

First Artificial Intelligence (also known as AI) beat a bunch of professional poker players, and now they want a piece of professional gamers. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/16/2019

Televised Poker Coming to Ohio in April

Columbus, OH - To date, the state of Ohio has never held a nationally televised poker tournament. That will change in a matter of weeks. Hollywood Casino Columbus is set to host the renowned Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) April 18-29.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/12/2019

New Photo Released of Missing Icelandic Poker Pro

New Photo Released of Missing Icelandic Poker Pro

A new photo of a missing Icelandic poker pro has been released by Ireland's gardaí.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/09/2019

Grand Casino Poker Room Massive Expansion Underway

Grand Casino Poker Room Massive Expansion Underway

While Poker rooms are on the drop in Latin America, Grand Casino Escazu in Costa Rica hopes to change all that. The new expansion and renovations of the Casino and Poker room will be the ultimate poker destination in Central America. 

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/09/2019

Ivonne Montealegre Joins Forces With Malta Poker Championships, G911 Goes 4-1 in MLB (Podcast)

Ivonne Montealegre Joins Forces With Malta Poker Championships

Our good friend Ivonne Montelegre is joining forces with another amazing poker tournament event and the St. Louis Cardinals come through big for us Monday night with a win over the Dodgers.  It's all part of the Gambling911 News Mishmash.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/08/2019

High Five Tournament Series April 17-21 Features $1.3 Million Prize Pool (Listen)

High Five Tournament Series April 17-21 Features $1.3 Million Prize Pool

Smoke your opponents in this 420-friendly tournament

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/02/2019

Live Football Studio: A New Way to Bet

Live Football Studio: A New Way to Bet

Football, soccer, the beautiful game, whatever you want to call it, there’s no doubt that it’s one of if not the most popular sport on the planet.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/28/2019

Family Renews Appeal to Find Missing Poker Player

Family Renews Appeal to Find Missing Poker Player

The family of missing Icelandic poker player Jon Jonsson continue their efforts to help locate the poker player who vanished in Dublin Ireland February 9.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/22/2019

What Online Poker Sites Can I Play at From Georgia

What Online Poker Sites Can I Play at From Georgia

Americas Cardroom is one of a handful of online poker sites accessible to those living in Georgia.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/13/2019

What Online Poker Sites Can I Play at From Florida

What Online Poker Sites Can I Play at From Florida

Americas Cardroom is one of a handful of online poker sites accessible to those living in Florida.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/12/2019

HO-ly S***! Mike The Mouth Epic Fail Spell Check of Fellow Player's ..... Spelling

HO-ly S***!  Mike The Mouth Epic Fail Spell Check of Fellow Player's ..... Spelling

An incoherent tweet from poker pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow appears to be correcting fellow pro Maria's own method of communicating.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Mar/12/2019

No Interest in Sports Betting Claims California Consultant

Legalized sports betting will likely not be on the ballot for California voters in 2020.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/11/2019

Mum of Missing Icelandic Poker Player Makes Desperate Appeal

Mum of Missing Icelandic Poker Player Makes Desperate Appeal

The mother of a poker player who went missing in Dublin, Ireland is appealing for the public to help find him.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Mar/09/2019

Massive Brawls Break Out at Two U.S. Casinos Caught on Video

Massive Brawls Break Out at Two U.S. Casinos Caught on Video

Two huge casino brawls broke out this past weekened; one at the Talking Stick Resort in Scotsdale, AZ, the other at the Orleans Casino in Las Vegas.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Mar/06/2019

Ireland Civil Defence Gets Involved in Search for Missing Poker Player

Ireland Civil Defence Gets Involved in Search for Missing Poker Player

The Ireland Civil Defence has now gotten involved in the search for Icelandic poker player who went missing in Dublin on February 9.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/05/2019

Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Returns to Hollywood, Fla. Beginning April 4

Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Returns to Hollywood, Fla.  Beginning April 4

Poker action returns to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. with the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown kicking off on Thursday, April 4.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/04/2019

Commission Magazine Launches Issue 1 for Online Gambling Affiliates

Commission Magazine Launches Issue 1 for Online Gambling Affiliates

Commission Magazine​ is a new digital magazine that is focused on affiliate marketing, online marketing, business and entrepreneurship. The magazine has just launched issue 1 for February 2019 and is filled with articles ranging from affiliate marketing and search engine optimization (SEO).

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/28/2019

Search on for Missing Poker Pro

Search on for Missing Poker Pro

A missing person's report has been filed with Dublin, Ireland police by the fiance of 41-year-old Icelandic poker player Jon Jonsson.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/28/2019

2019 Winter Online Championships $525 Main Event Kicks Off

The Winter Online Championships $525 Main Event begins today Sunday February 24, 2019 at 5 pm ET/ 2pm PT. The tournament has a $200K Guarantee and will award the winner a Online Championships Belt.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/24/2019

Kevin Hart Leaves Stars Amidst Turmoil

Kevin Hart Leaves Stars Amidst Turmoil

Following the departure of both Jaime Staples and Jeff Gross as Team PokerStars ambassadors, popular streamer Kevin Martin has announced he too will be leaving the world’s largest real money online poker company.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/21/2019

PokerStars Gets Rid of Player Rewards by 55% in MTT’s: Call for Boycott

PokerStars Gets Rid of Player Rewards by 55% in MTT’s: Call for Boycott

PokerStars, the world's largest real money online poker room, is no stranger to pissing off long time high roller customers through an effort to gain more traction in the recreational space, but their latest move even had their own news partner flabergasted.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/18/2019

Film Based on Phil Ivey Card Counting in the Works: 'The Baccarat Queen'

Film Based on Phil Ivey Card Counting in the Works: 'The Baccarat Queen'

Ivanhoe Pictures, the division of SK Global that recently produced "Crazy Rich Asians, is about to start working on its latest project, a film that will delve into the 2012 accusation by Crockford’s Casino that poker pro Phil Ivey had won £7.8 million unfairly while playing a form of baccarat called punto banco.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/16/2019

Breaking News

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Oregon

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Oregon

You cannot bet on the Draftkings app from the state of Oregon, however, a few dozen offshore sportsbooks are accessible from the state.

Two Obstacles Stand in the Way of NY Mobile Sports Betting Measure Ahead of Wednesday Deadline

Two Obstacles Stand in the Way of NY Mobile Sports Betting Measure Ahead of Wednesday Deadline

A bill that would permit mobile sports betting in New York easily passed in the Senate Monday, but two major obstacles stand in the way of the measure moving any further.

Man Pleads Guilty to Decapitating Casino Patron

Man Pleads Guilty to Decapitating Casino Patron

Haverty and 32-year-old Donald Ray Cherry were both charged with deliberate homicide in the October 2017 death of 41-year-old Myron Wesley Knight.