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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.

Cryptonia Poker Makes Headlines With Scotty Nguyen Signing

Cryptonia Poker Makes Headlines With Scotty Nguyen Signing

Poker player extraordinaire Scotty Nguyen has been named brand ambassador of the new cryptocurrency online poker room, Cryptonia.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/18/2018

Poker Hall of Famers Gets Burned in Ponzi Scheme

Poker Hall of Famer Gets Burned in Ponzi Scheme

Two Poker Hall of Famers are suing after they claim to have gotten scammed out of some $800,000.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/17/2018

New Jersey, Nevada, Delaware to Pool Players for Online Poker

New Jersey, Nevada to Pool Players for Online Poker

Internet poker players in three states will be able to face off against each other starting May 1, in a long-awaited expansion of online gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/16/2018

New World Series of Poker Player of the Year Determination Formula Unveiled

The World Series of Poker is proud to announce an updated and improved Player of the Year formula for 2018.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/13/2018

PokerStars Denies Social Games Access to Washington Residents

PokerStars Denies Social Games Access to Washington Residents

The state of Washington has decided to take a tougher stance on perceived real money gambling sites. PokerStars has decided to take a tougher stance on playing their games for free.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/12/2018

Negreanu Goes All In On Vegas Golden Knights

Canadian hockey fan Daniel Negreanu is now among the biggest backers of the Vegas Knights now that's he's a resident.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/11/2018

#Positivity: You Are Always in the Right Place at the Right Time - Phil Hellmuth Book Signing Thursday

#Positivity: You Are Always in the Right Place at the Right Time - Phil Hellmuth Book Signing Thursday

Known as one of the most successful professional poker players, Hellmuth has more than $22 million in career winnings. 

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/11/2018

Poker Pro Arrested for Theft by Deception

Poker Pro Arrested for Theft by Deception

A poker pro was charged for "theft by deception" after telling a tale of woe to a fellow traveler while at Newark Airport, convincing the victim to loan him $200.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/10/2018

Epic Fail: Overlay Fiasco at Westgate HPT Event Has Players Fuming

Fine print points out that three-hundred entries would force event organizers to kick in $5,000 in added cash, prompting casino to announce half price deal after tournament was already underway and infuriating players who paid full price, which was nearly everyone, in the process

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/10/2018

BitRaged: Poker Pro Doug Polk Exposed as Crypto 'Con Artist'

BitRaged is a YouTube channel devoted to exposing other YouTube channels for what they deem to be 'pump and dump shelling crappy courses and being con artists and generally not having a clue what they are talking about".

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/04/2018

Bitcoin Video Poker Two Pair Payouts

Bitcoin Video Poker Two Pair Payouts

Bitcoin video poker payouts for Two Pair are substantial at Bitcoin Games, with a a provably fair gaming site with 99% or better expected return.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/03/2018

Bitcoin Video Poker Full House Payouts

Bitcoin Video Poker Full House Payouts

Bitcoin video poker payouts for Full House are substantial at Bitcoin Games, with a a provably fair gaming site with 99% or better expected return.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/03/2018

ACR Set to Host Another High Five Tournament Series April 18th-22nd

ACR Set to Host Another High Five Tournament Series April 18th-22nd

Our tournament team here at Americas Cardroom recently made the joint decision that we should keep our foot on the gas and offer up yet another High Five Tournament Series.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/03/2018

Bitcoin Games Video Poker Payouts - 4 of a Kind

Bitcoin video poker payouts for a 4-of-a-kind are substantial at Bitcoin Games, with a a provably fair gaming site with 99% or better expected return.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/02/2018

Top 10 Poker Players of 2018

Top 10 Poker Players of 2018

Some poker players might be managing to carve out a minimum wage playing at Real Money Gambling sites, but at the other end of the scale there are others who have made so much money from poker that it’s frankly quite staggering.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/02/2018

HPT: Cards in the Air for Westgate Series, More

HPT: Cards in the Air for Westgate Series, More

HPT's first Sin City event in nearly four years is underway at Westgate Las Vegas Resort Casino. The feature tournament this weekend is a $350 NLHE Monster Stack with a $100,000 guarantee.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/30/2018

Judge: Card Maker in Phil Ivey-Borgata Flap Liable for $27

Judge: Card Maker in Phil Ivey-Borgata Flap Liable for $27

A federal judge has dealt an Atlantic City, New Jersey, casino a bad hand in its lawsuit over asymmetrical playing cards that helped pro poker champ Phil Ivey and a companion win nearly $10 million.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/28/2018

Purchasing Manager Wins $93k in Pittsburgh

The popular poker tour and television show Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) has wrapped up another successful series in the Pittsburgh market.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/27/2018

Poker Player Victim of Obsolete Tax Law: Must Pay €500K for Losing

"If you had the bad luck to play (poker) in 2011, your life can be destroyed." 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/27/2018

Matusow: 'Nobody Gives a F*** That Trump Slept With a Porn Star 12 Years Ago!'

Matusow: 'Nobody Gives a F*** That Trump Slept With a Porn Star 12 Years Ago!'

Just a week after declaring he had removed nearly 90% of this political posts from Twitter, poker pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow was back at it this weekend. 

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/25/2018

Doyle Brunson: 'I am Off the Trump Bandwagon, He Completely Caved'

Doyle Brunson: 'I am Off the Trump Bandwagon, He Completely Caved'

He's a lifelong Republican and voted for Donald Trump for U.S. President, but now the legend of poker, Doyle Brunson, has declared he is "off the Trump bandwagon". 

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/24/2018

2018 Super High Roller Bowl 30 Players Confirmed Include Negreanu, Hellmuth

2018 Super High Roller Bowl 30 Players Confirmed Include Negreanu, Hellmuth

The first 30 players are confirmed to be playing the 2018 Super High Roller Bowl. 

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/23/2018

Johnson Wins First Major Title in Southern Indiana

Minnesota poker pro Aaron Johnson has been racking up tournament cashes left and right since he first entered the live poker scene almost a decade ago.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/21/2018

Matusow Removes 90 Percent of His Political Tweets: 'Much Happier Person'

Matusow Removes 90 Percent of His Political Tweets: 'Much Happier Person'

Four time World Series of Poker champ Mike Matusow has tired of tweeting about politics.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/18/2018

Poker Pro Indicted in $6M Super Bowl Ticket-Flipping Scam

Poker Pro Indicted in $6M Super Bowl Ticket-Flipping Scam

Federal prosecutors say a professional poker player from California faces charges that he bilked investors out of more than $6 million in a Super Bowl and World Cup ticket-flipping scam.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/16/2018

Bookies Behaving Badly: Five Years Now Since WSEX Went Bust, Jay Cohen Fleeced Hundreds

Bookies Behaving Badly: Five Years Now Since WSEX Went Bust, Jay Cohen Fleeced Hundreds

For the past few years, readers have eagerly followed the antics of rogue bookmakers in Gambling 911's popular ongoing series, "Bookies Behaving Badly." 

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/15/2018

Dan Bilzerian: 'High School Whores, B*** Job Barbies, Use That Kooter to Stop a Shooter'

Poker pro and Instagram Playboy Dan Bilzerian may have stepped over the line a bit Thursday afternoon in a tweet he made towards High School students that have had to deal with unthinkable gun violence in recent weeks. 

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/15/2018

Nano Cryptocurrency on the Rise: Fast Transactions and No Fees

Nano Cryptocurrency on the Rise: Fast Transactions and No Fees

Just last week, Coinmarketcap reported that the cryptocurrency Nano was up over 34% at one point.   The anonymous digital currency is looking to make some major headway in the world of online gaming, especially with the recent endorsement by social media site Twitch, which is popular with gamers and poker players.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/15/2018

Poker Player Regretting Epic Fold

Poker Player Regretting Epic Fold

California-based poker pro Ian Steinman provided the poker community at a World Poker Tour final table last week with an epic fold he now seems to be regretting.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/13/2018

PokerStars Turbo Series Shatters Original $15.6 Million Guarantee

PokerStars Turbo Series Shatters Original $15.6 Million Guarantee

The Stars Group Inc. announced today that the recent PokerStars Turbo Series exceeded its original $15.6 million prize pool guarantee by nearly $10 million, ultimately paying out more than $25 million among the 46,581 unique players who participated in the online poker series.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/13/2018

Breaking News

Spain vs. Morocco Betting Tips, Latest Odds - 2018 World Cup

Spain vs. Morocco Betting Tips, Latest Odds - 2018 World Cup

Spain was at 1/3 odds of winning against Morocco Monday and, in doing so, win Group B. Morocco has already failed to qualify for the Round of 16.  In addition to Spain, Portugal and Iran are still in contention to advance.

Group A Winner Odds - Uruguay or Russia - 2018 World Cup

Group A Winner Odds - Uruguay or Russia - 2018 World Cup

Monday's matchup between Russia and Uruguay will determine the winner of Group A in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.  Both sides have already qualified for the Group of 16. You can bet which of these sides will win Group A.

Uruguay vs. Russia Betting Tips, Latest Odds - World Cup 25 June

A critical Group A matchup between Uruguay and Russia will determine the group winner, though both teams have already qualified to play in the Round of 16.