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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.

The Poker Beat - July 5, 2021: WSOP Online Coming to PA for Real Money

The Poker Beat - July 5, 2021: WSOP Online Coming to PA for Real Money

Plus Russell Crowe to star as billionaire poker player in 'Poker Face', a Chris Moneymaker movie coming to?  And a poker player shot dead in Dallas during a holiday weekend filled with violence. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/05/2021

Whatever Happened to Chris Moneymaker?

Whatever Happened to Chris Moneymaker?

Man who sparked poker boom with 2003 WSOP win is still an icon.  Gambling911.com's Thomas Somach sits down with Chris Moneymaker. 

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jul/04/2021

$1 Million GTD - 4th of July Fireworks Online Poker Tourney

$1 Million GTD - 4th of July Fireworks Online Poker Tourney

We are going to see plenty of fireworks this weekend and our friends at Americas Cardroom want to give you even more reasons to celebrate.  They are offering a $1 Million GTD - 4th of July Fireworks Online Poker Tourney, and the buy-in is a mere $215.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/04/2021

Venom Fever Tournament Schedule Released: $10 Million Up For Grabs

Venom Fever Tournament Schedule Released: $10 Million Up For Grabs

Americas Cardroom has released the Venom Fever schedule for June 26th through August 1st with a buy-in that starts at just $0 and the chance to get your piece of $10 million guaranteed.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/01/2021

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek Preparing For RunGood Poker Series All-Stars Comeback Tour Powered by PokerGO

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek will be hosting the RunGood Poker Series All-Stars Comeback Tour powered by PokerGo, August 23-29.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jun/30/2021

Planet Hollywood Poker Room to Close

Planet Hollywood Poker Room to Close

Planet Hollywood has announced the abrupt permanent closure of its poker room effective July 11.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/30/2021

Biggest Venom Ever: $10 Million!!!!

Biggest Venom Ever: $10 Million!!!!

Qualifiers pay as little as $0 to take part in Americas Cardroom's biggest Venom tournament to date.  With a guaranteed $10 million up for grabs, both the 1st and 2nd place finishers will walk off with a cool $1 million in cash.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/23/2021

Whistleblower Veronica Brill Awarded $27K Against Mike Postle in Anti-SLAPP Lawsuit Judgement

And now Postle's wife has come forward alleging the disgraced poker player tried to recruit her to befriend Brill and solicit damaging information that he could use in his case against her.  The ex also claimed Postle abused her.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/19/2021

2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open to be Held July 22 to Aug. 10

2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open to be Held July 22 to Aug. 10

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Announces 2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Held July 22 to Aug. 10 with the $400 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (NLH) series opener highlighting a $500,000 guarantee.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jun/15/2021

WPT Champ Dennis Blieden Sentenced to Six and a Half Years in Prison for $22million Embezzlement

WPT Champ Dennis Blieden Sentenced to Six and a Half Years in Prison for $22million Embezzlement

Plus Saipan Casino Chairwoman Faces Courtroom Lies Claims in Human Trafficking Case

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/14/2021

The Poker Beat - June 9, 2021

The Poker Beat - June 9, 2021

Landon Tice vs. Dan Perkins Session 2 Showdown Goes Off Wednesday plus Partypoker to Host World Cup of Cards Online This Summer.  Also: Texas Card House Live youtube show player arrested by Feds, charged in healthcare scheme.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/09/2021

The Poker Beat - June 3, 2021

The Poker Beat - June 3, 2021

Landon Tice takes down first session of epic high stakes poker heads up against hedge fund manager Dan Perkins.  Plus, the U.S. Poker Open kicks off Thursday.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/03/2021

Americas Cardroom to Host Landon Tice vs. Bill Perkins Heads Up Match

Americas Cardroom on Wednesday will be hosting a heads up match between poker pros Landon Tice and Bill Perkins.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/02/2021

Americas Cardroom Rolls Out $100,000 FreeBuy Super Series and NOSS

Americas Cardroom Rolls Out $100,000 FreeBuy Super Series and NOSS

These are two incredible series running at the same time with buy-ins ranging from FREE to just $5.50!

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/01/2021

Can I Play on PokerStars From Arkansas?

Can I Play on PokerStars From Arkansas?

PokerStars does not accept customers from the great state of Arkansas for real money play.  Americas Cardroom, however, is an excellent alternative.  They offer top-of-the-line online tournaments and a welcome bonus with a maximum of $2000.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/31/2021

Can I Bet on Bovada From New York?

Can I Bet on Bovada From New York?

Bovada is not available to new customers in New York, however, there are much better options.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/30/2021

Can I Play on PokerStars From Texas for Real Money?

Can I Play on PokerStars From Texas for Real Money?

PokerStars is not available from Texas but there are other terrific options, including Americas Cardroom.  They offer a generous welcome bonus (max bonus $2000).  Come play where Chris Moneymaker now plays.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/29/2021

The Poker Beat - May 26, 2021

The Poker Beat - May 26, 2021

Americas Cardroom issues refunds, Luke Schwartz and Doug Polk Exchange Blows on Twitter and Spurs legend Tony Parker is 'very excited' to be the first qualified player for WSOP Main Event.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/26/2021

Can I Play Online Poker at Americas Cardroom From My State?

Can I Play Online Poker at Americas Cardroom From My State?

You can play for real money on Americas Cardroom provided you do not live in one of these seven US states....

Submitted by Ace King on, May/26/2021

First Ever WPT® Main Tour Stop Coming to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa Beginning June 18

First Ever WPT® Main Tour Stop Coming to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa

First ever World Poker Tour® (WPT®) main tour event is coming to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa kicking off on Wednesday, June 9 and runs through Tuesday, June 22 after a run of WPTDeepStacks™ events dating back to June 2016.

Submitted by Press Release on, May/26/2021

Top 5 Poker Hotspots in Asia

Top 5 Poker Hotspots in Asia

Poker is a globally popular gaming phenomenon but nowhere is this more evident perhaps than in Asia.  We offer this quick rundown of the main regions where poker is a leading form of gambling in order to help you plot your itinerary when traveling there.

Submitted by Payton on, May/26/2021

What Real Money Online Poker Sites Can I Play On From California?

What Real Money Online Poker Sites Can I Play On From California?

Americas Cardroom is one of the leading real money online poker sites in the world and available to those living in California.  They feature regular multi-million dollar tournaments and a generous welcome bonus (max bonus up to $2000).

Submitted by Ace King on, May/25/2021

Is PokerStars Available to Play Online From Arkansas?

Is PokerStars Available to Play Online From Arkansas?

Play online poker for free or real cash from Arkansas.  You can find upcoming freerolls by clicking on the Freeroll tab in the Tourney section of the lobby at Americas Cardroom.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/25/2021

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, May/25/2021

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, May/25/2021

Can I Play on PokerStars From California?

Can I Play on PokerStars From California?

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

Submitted by Ace King on, May/25/2021

Can I Play on PokerStars From Colorado, Utah, New Mexico?

Can I Play on PokerStars From Colorado, Utah, New Mexico?

PokerStars does not currently allow those from Colorado, Utah and New Mexico to play for real money on their website.  Alternatives include Americas Cardroom, available to play for real money in all 50 states.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/24/2021

The Poker Beat - May 24, 2021

The Poker Beat - May 24, 2021

A poker legend passes away.  Plus, the great debate: How do you view Hellmuth's 15 WSOP bracelets? Grinder vs. Legend

Submitted by Ace King on, May/24/2021

The Poker Beat - May 23, 2021

The Poker Beat - May 23, 2021

Chris Moneymaker cries "Theft", Jason "TiltedHard" Lawhun Bags Third NJSCOOP Title This Year, plus the Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Summer Festival key events have been unveiled.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/23/2021

Suspect Charged With Stealing $1 Million in Cash, Chips From Poker Pro

Suspect Charged With Stealing $1 Million in Cash, Chips From Poker Pro

A 32-year-old man has been charged with eight felonies in connection to a brazen February home burglary in which about $1 million in cash and poker chips had been stolen from the victim's home.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/20/2021

Breaking News

China's Top Regulators Ban Crypto Trading and Mining, Sending Bitcoin Tumbling

China's Top Regulators Ban Crypto Trading and Mining, Sending Bitcoin Tumbling

China's most powerful regulators on Friday intensified a crackdown on cryptocurrencies with a blanket ban on all crypto transactions and mining, hitting bitcoin and other major coins and pressuring crypto and blockchain-related stocks.

Green Bay Packers at San Francisco 49ers NFL Week 3 Odds

Green Bay Packers at San Francisco 49ers NFL Week 3 Odds

Just a few seasons ago these teams hooked up in the NFC Championship. There’s a chance both make a return trip, which would be the third straight for the Green Bay Packers. This season got off to rocky start with the Pack getting waxed by New Orleans in the opener when they failed to score a touchdown.

Not So Fast: Oddsmakers Hold Off on Boosting Panthers Futures Odds With Christian McCaffrey Injured

Not So Fast: Oddsmakers Hold Off on Boosting Panthers Futures Odds With Christian McCaffrey Injured

The Carolina Panthers, for the moment anyway, lead the NFC South.  The big news here is that the 3-0 Panthers opened the season as 10-1 longshots to win the division.  Of course, the reigning Super Bowl champion Bucs still look solid but face off against another 2022 Super Bowl hopeful, the Rams in LA, this coming Sunday.