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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.

Matusow on Murdered Security Guard: "I Guess This Black Man's Life Didn't Matter!"

Poker pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow has come under fire for tweeting the image of a murdered African American security guard with the caption "I guess this black man's live doesn't matter!"  An obvious reference to the Black Lives Matter movement.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/03/2020

Poker Pro Bets on Covid Deaths, RI Wins Sports Betting Case, CA Stumbles

Poker Pro Bets on Covid Deaths, RI Wins Sports Betting Case, CA Stumbles

Poor taste?  For sure.  And it's not a bet option that one would find at any of the top Gambling911.com endorsed online gambling websites.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/02/2020

Can I Play on PokerStars From Alaska

Can I Play on PokerStars From Alaska

Though real money play on PokerStars is not available in the state of Alaska, sites like Americas Cardroom are accessible for real money and offer a generous welcome bonus with a maximum of $1000.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/01/2020

Can I Play on Zynga Poker for Real Money From Wisconsin

Can I Play on Zynga Poker for Real Money From Wisconsin

Though real money play on Zynga is not permitted in the state of Wisconsin, sites like Americas Cardroom are accessible for real money and offer a generous welcome bonus with a maximum of $1000.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/01/2020

Can I Play on Zynga Poker for Real Money From California

Can I Play on Zynga Poker for Real Money From California

Though real money play on Zynga is not permitted in the state of California, sites like Americas Cardroom are accessible for real money and offer a generous welcome bonus with a maximum of $1000.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/01/2020

Can I Play on Zynga Poker for Real Money From Wyoming

Can I Play on Zynga Poker for Real Money From Wyoming

Though real money play on Zynga is not permitted in the state of Wyoming, sites like Americas Cardroom are accessible for real money and offer a generous welcome bonus with a maximum of $1000.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/01/2020

$15 Million Online Super Series Kicks Off This Month June 2020

$15 Million Online Super Series Kicks Off This Month June 2020

The flagship $15 million Online Super Series returns at Americas Cardroom and you do not want to miss it.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/01/2020

Poker World Reacts to US Civil Unrest

Poker World Reacts to US Civil Unrest

It's the worst civil unrest in the US since 1968 and poker players have been offering their varying perspectives.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/31/2020

Poker Pro Accused of Collusion, Sportsbook Inks DC Deal

Poker Pro Accused of Collusion, Sportsbook Inks DC Deal

Just days after another popular poker pro was accused of cheating, news broke that Anton Wigg is claiming Mikita Badziakouski of Colluding in the $10K WSOP Circuit Event.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/29/2020

‘Jungleman’ Comes Clean, Admits Involvement in Poker Cheating Scandal

‘Jungleman’ Comes Clean, Admits Involvement in Poker Cheating Scandal

Some are saying that a cheating scandal involving poker pro “Jungleman” Daniel Cates will make the Mike Postle cheating scandal "look like a church service".

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/27/2020

Loads of Similarities Between Sports Betting and $7 Million Venom

Forget sports betting!  Who needs it anyway!  Put that handicapping pen away and get ready for your chance to win $7 million.  Mark the dates: July 24 to August 5.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/25/2020

Cody Latimer Threatened to “Kill Everybody” at Poker Home Game, Dunbar Pleads Not Guilty

NFL Star Cody Latimer Threatened to “Kill Everybody” at Poker Home Game

Washington Redskins wide receiver Cody Latimer is accused of "threatening to kill everyone" at a home poker game after it was alleged an individual in attendance had committed a sexual assault on his 4-year-old son.  The incident occurred Friday night and just days after two other NFL players were accused in an armed robbery at a poker game.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/21/2020

House Needs Trump, Woods Tells GOP to Grow a Pair, Tiger King Pardon?

House Needs Trump, Woods Tells GOP to Grow a Pair, Tiger King Pardon?

Plenty of bets are pouring in on the former US Vice President Joe Biden to become the next Commander-in-Chief.  That hasn't caused the line to shift much.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/19/2020

NFL Cornerback Charged With Armed Robbery at Card Game Surrenders to Authorities

NFL Cornerback Charged With Armed Robbery at Card Game Surrenders to Authorities

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar and New York Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker have been charged with four counts of armed robbery at a card game in Miramar, Florida Wednesday night.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/16/2020

Poker Director Matt Savage Convinced He Had Covid-19

Poker Director Matt Savage Convinced He Had Covid-19

Poker Director Matt Savage has had to deal with the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic and the possibility that live poker tournaments could be severely impacted for many more months to come.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/09/2020

Will Social Distancing Work With Live Poker? iPoker Set to Get 8 New Rooms

Will Social Distancing Work With Live Poker? iPoker Set to Get 8 New Rooms

Online poker has exploded over the last two months since the coronavirus pandemic resulted in much of the world having to stay in their homes.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/07/2020

Ed Norton and Bryan Cranston Among Favorites for Saturday's Celebrity Poker Tournament

A charity poker tournament to raise funds for COVID-19 relief is set for Saturday, and more than a few A-list celebrities are set to participate in the event. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/07/2020

Alleged Poker Cheat Accused of Dodging Legal Service

Alleged Poker Cheat Accused of Dodging Legal Service

The ongoing saga of alleged poker cheat Mike Postle continues.  This time he is accused of failing to respond to a summons.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/05/2020

Poker Clubs Allege Malicious Prosecution in Recently Filed Suit

Poker Clubs Allege Malicious Prosecution in Recently Filed Suit

The targets of a failed gambling probe last year by Harris County prosecutors sued District Attorney Kim Ogg this week, alleging malicious prosecution and false arrest.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/02/2020

Americas Cardroom CEO Phil Nagy Addresses April 26th’s Online Poker Glitches

Americas Cardroom CEO Phil Nagy Addresses April 26th’s Online Poker Glitches

Gambling911.com has recently reported on a series of glitches that have crippled the online poker community, quite possibly brought on by the huge increase in players stuck in their homes due to Covid-19 lockdowns.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/01/2020

Plaintiffs Seek Sanctions Against Alleged Poker Cheat Mike Postle

Plaintiffs Seek Sanctions Against Alleged Poker Cheat Mike Postle

Alleged poker cheat Mike Postle is now formally accused of using an attorney, likely William F. Portanova, to craft at least one of his initial defense briefs in the case.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/30/2020

All Unibet Land-Based Poker Tournaments Going Online Rest of Year

All Unibet Land-Based Poker Tournaments Going Online Rest of Year

The online poker site Unibet has opted to suspend all land-based poker tournaments for the remainder of 2020 and bring most of those online.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/28/2020

Americas Cardroom’s All-In for Mount Sinai Virtual Poker Tournament Saturday

Americas Cardroom, the popular US-facing online poker site, today announced that they’re hosting a celebrity poker tournament this Saturday. All proceeds will go to the Mount Sinai COVID-19 Response Fund.

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/24/2020

Poker.com announces new crypto poker site & 50% for partners

Poker.com announces new crypto poker site & 50% for partners

Poker.com (one of the oldest and most expensive domain names in the world of gambling)  announced this week that they had soft-launched a new online poker site, powered by Bitcoin.

 

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/23/2020

PokerStars Schedules $85 Million SCOOP Amidst Tournament Turmoil, Dumps BetStars

PokerStars Schedules $85 Million SCOOP Amidst Tournament Turmoil, Dumps BetStars

PokerStars has unveiled the schedule for its back-to-back online tournament series with MicroMillions preceding a record-breaking SCOOP just as the company gets slammed over tournaments being frozen midway and beyond due to apparent server reboots.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/23/2020

PokerStars Site Crashes in Middle of Tournament, Now Its Cancelled....Players Erupt

A Wednesday night poker tournament on the PokerStars site was cancelled long after it had gotten underway after the servers reportedly crashed.  The situation quickly got ugly as the Twitterverse let Stars have it.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/22/2020

World Series of Poker Postponed amid Coronavirus Pandemic

World Series of Poker Postponed amid Coronavirus Pandemic

The 51st World Series of Poker has finally been postponed as the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/20/2020

Is Online Poker Legal in Illinois?

Online poker is legal in Illinois, so claims one judge.  And we say he's probably right.  Sites like Americas Cardroom certainly think so.  They've been accessible in the state of Illinois for the better part of two decades.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/20/2020

Eight Poker Players Contract Covid-19, ACR Tournament Raises $1.75m for Food Banks

Eight Poker Players Contract Covid-19, ACR Tournament Raises $1.75m for Food Banks

The horrific news was shared this week that Marcy Friedman, 94, Beverly Glass, 84, and Fred Sands, 86, all succumbed to the COVID-19 outbreak late last month.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/17/2020

Brady Bows Out Early in ACR Celebrity Poker Tournament Benefiting Hunger Relief

Brady Bows Out Early in ACR Celebrity Poker Tournament Benefitting Hunger Relief

Former New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was eliminated in a celebrity-studded charity poker tournament with more than 40 players remaining after he lost his all-in bid to YouTube personality Casey Neistat. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/11/2020

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Pete Rose Becomes New Spokesperson for VegasWinners.com

Pete Rose Becomes New Spokesperson for VegasWinners.com

Reno, NV, VegasWINNERS, Inc. announced today that Baseball’s all-time hits leader Pete Rose is back in the spotlight as spokesperson for VegasWINNERS national marketing campaign. VegasWINNERS.com provides sports betting enthusiasts with high quality analysis, research, data, guidance and professional advice.

3 Gambling Myths Explained

Gambling has been a part of mass culture since the 6th century BC.  In all that time, there have been a large number of gambling myths that have sprung up.