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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.

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

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

Jason Somerville Parts Ways With PokerStars to Become a Pro Sports Bettor

Jason Somerville Parts Ways With PokerStars to Become a Pro Sports Bettor

Jason Somerville, one of the few openly gay poker pros, has announced he is leaving his role as PokerStars ambassador to pursue professional sports betting.  He is the latest of a series of big name pros to part ways with the site. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/06/2020

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

Gambling and Sports Betting News January 2, 2020: Climate Change Now Affecting Casinos?

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Thursday January 2, 2020.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/02/2020

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

Two Lives With Olivier Busquet Second Podcast Released

Dan Colman is the guest on Olivier Busquet's second podcast episode entitled "Two Lives With Olivier Busquet" and available via the Apple Store. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/29/2019

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

Gambling and Sports Betting News December 23, 2019: These Stocks Are Climbing in Wake of Draftkings Going Public

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

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/23/2019

Bitpunter Shaking Up the Online Casino, Sportsbook Crypto Landscape

Bitpunter Shaking Up the Online Crypto Landscape

Bitpunter is being described as the ‘world's first transmining sportsbook and casino’.  What’s that? Instead of gamblers paying a currency trading fee, they are given tokens – and Bitpunter’s model pays back 80% of net gaming revenue to token holders. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/23/2019

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

Draftkings Sportsbook, PokerStars Searches Surge in Michigan After Bill Signed Into Law

Draftkings Sportsbook, PokerStars Searches Surge in Michigan After Bill Signed Into Law

After Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a bill into law allowing for sports betting, online poker and casino games in the state, search inquiries for Draftkings and PokerStars shot up dramatically, according to monitoring of the Gambling911.com website.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/20/2019

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

Internet-Famous Meme 'Hide the Pain Harold' Makes Cameo at EPT Prague

Internet-Famous Meme 'Hide the Pain Harold' Makes Cameo at EPT Prague

"Hide the Pain Harold," whose face adorns countless thousands of images internet-wide, with user-created captions going viral if they're clever enough, has resulted in some 3 million visits to date.

Submitted by Ace King 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

Gambling and Sports Betting News December 12, 2019: Michigan Sports Betting Just Needs Governor Signature

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Thursday December 12, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan 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

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - December 9, 2019: 20X More Bets on Ravens Than Bills

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Monday December 9, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/09/2019

Winner of Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open 2019 Announced

Winner of Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open 2019 Announced

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - At the conclusion of the Seminole Hard Rock “Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open” (RRPO), it’s Milen Stefanov of Varna, Bulgaria who walks away with $545,070 after winning first place in the $3,500 World Poker Tour (WPT) Championship.

Submitted by Press Release on, Dec/05/2019

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Where Can I Find a Good Pay Per Head Sportsbook Solution for Bakersfield, CA (2020)

RealBookies is an excellent Pay Per Head sportsbook solution for bookmakers and agents in the Bakersfield area.

Lithuania Dabbles in Crypto-Coin as Central Banks Look for Ways to Fend off Facebook

Lithuania Dabbles in Crypto-Coin as Central Banks Look for Ways to Fend off Facebook

Lithuania is about to issue the first central bank-produced digital coin in the euro zone, part of a project to trial state-backed digital currencies and blockchain technology in everyday use.

Poker Links Allowed Back on YouTube Channels, Matusow Leaving Poker?

Poker Links Allowed Back on YouTube Channels, Matusow Leaving Poker?

Great news for the poker community on YouTube as the social media video streaming platform will once again permit links to certain gambling sites.