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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.

Preben Stokkan Leads Tuesday WSOP Main Event Field After Dropping Down to One Chip

Preben Stokkan Leads Tuesday WSOP Main Event Field After Dropping Down to One Chip

Preben Stokkan will come into Tuesday's World Series of Poker Main Event leading the pack with 2,184,000.  Amazingly, he had dropped down to just a single chip ahead of the first break of the day Monday.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/09/2019

Demographic Breakdown of Second Largest WSOP Main Event on Record

Demographic Breakdown of Second Largest WSOP Main Event on Record

Yes it's true, poker is back with a vengeance!  This is the second largest field in the World Series of Poker Main Event ever recorded, the largest being 2008.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/09/2019

Phil Hellmuth Busts Out of Main Event

Phil Hellmuth Busts Out of Main Event

15-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth is done.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/08/2019

Unibet One Billionth Hand

Unibet One Billionth Hand

Unibet's online poker site was set to hit its one billionth hand in the coming days.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/08/2019

2nd Player Disqualified From WSOP for Throwing Shoe

2nd Player Disqualified From WSOP for Throwing Shoe

A second World Series of Poker Main Event player has been disqualified, this time for dropping his shirt and throwing a shoe.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/08/2019

Play Mobile Online Poker Now From Texas

Play Mobile Online Poker Now From Texas

You can play online poker from your mobile device either for free or real money from Texas at Americas Cardroom.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/01/2019

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, Jun/30/2019

Can I Play on PokerStars From Connecticut?

Can I Play on PokerStars From Connecticut?

Those living in Connecticut are prohibited from playing on PokerStars.  However, Americas Cardroom provides an excellent alternative for residence of Connecticut.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/30/2019

Is Online Poker Legal in Colorado?

Is Online Poker Legal in Colorado?

Online poker is not regulated in the state of Colorado, however, that doesn't mean sites cannot be accessed from the state for real money play. Americas Cardroom accepts players from Colorado for real money play, free play and sports betting.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/30/2019

Can I Play on PokerStars From Mississippi, Alabama, South Carolina, Louisiana?

Can I Play on PokerStars From Mississippi, Alabama, South Carolina, Louisiana?

PokerStars does not currently allow those from Alabama, South Carolina, Mississippi and Louisiana to play 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, Jun/30/2019

Can I Play Online Poker From Arizona

Can I Play Online Poker From Arizona

Online poker is accessible to those living in Arizona via AmericasCardroom.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/30/2019

Craig Wright Tells Federal Court No Access to $10 Billion Bitcoin Fortune

Craig Wright Tells Federal Court No Access to $10 Billion Bitcoin Fortune

Dr. Craig Wright, who claims to be the real creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, has told a court he is in unable to access his $10 billion dollar fortune.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/29/2019

Some of the best & worst poker reactions

 

Professional poker is high stakes, high octane, high everything. Hundreds and thousands of dollars, pounds, and Euros are called and raised for pots that can make or break a player’s career. For the casual poker player flipping cards at the best online casinos, this might seem like a daunting prospect but these guys (and girls) eat chips for breakfast - and not the potato kind!

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/26/2019

Online Super Series Cub3d Returns July 21st to August 18th

Online Super Series Cub3d Returns July 21st to August 18th

The colossal OSS Super Series Cub3d returns to Americas Cardroom for a 7th time with over $13 Million in total guarantees. The OSS Cub3d features four weeks of incredible online poker tournaments for every type of player.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/25/2019

$1 Million First Place Prize Online Tournament Venom Returns at ACR

$1 Million First Place Prize Online Tournament Venom Returns at ACR

We're not talking a $1 million cash prize pool here.  This is your chance to win $1 million all to yourself with the upcoming $1 Million Venom online poker tournament, the first of its kind. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/25/2019

Switzerland Begins Blocking Access to Foreign Online Gambling Sites

Switzerland Begins Blocking Access to Foreign Online Gambling Sites

Switzerland will begin blocking access to foreign online gambling sites beginning July 1.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/24/2019

Televised Poker Returns to Colorado

In a matter of weeks, the nationally televised Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) will return to Colorado for a 12-day event at Golden Gates Casino & Poker Parlour. Since its first trip to Colorado in 2007, HPT has awarded over $25 million in Main Event prize pool money to poker players in the Centennial State.

In a matter of weeks, the nationally televised Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) will return to Colorado for a 12-day event at Golden Gates Casino & Poker Parlour. Since its first trip to Colorado in 2007, HPT has awarded over $25 million in Main Event prize pool money to poker players in the Centennial State.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jun/24/2019

CEO Phil Nagy Talks Americas Cardroom Expansion, New Software, Tournaments (Podcast)

CEO Phil Nagy Talks Americas Cardroom Expansion, New Software, Tournaments (Podcast)

We are in beautiful Costa Rica sitting down with some of our favorite people. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/20/2019

Poker Pro Spared Prison Term: Indictment Unsealed Tuesday

Poker Pro Spared Prison Term: Indictment Unsealed Tuesday

A federal magistrate has spared a Wichita businessman prison time after he pleaded guilty for his role in concealing the transfer of betting information from illegal poker games. 

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/18/2019

David Lambard, Adam Friedman Latest WSOP Bracelet Winners

David Lambard, Adam Friedman Latest WSOP Bracelet Winners

David Lambard has won the $3000 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout Victor, Adam Friedman won the $10,000 Dealers Choice 6-Handed.  Both walk away with bracelets and lots of cash.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/18/2019

2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open to Be Held August 1-13

2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open to Be Held August 1-13

The Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) will celebrate its seventh season of highly anticipated, top tournament play at South Florida’s iconic entertainment destination Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. SHRPO will kick off Thursday, Aug. 1 with the $600 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (NLH) series opener highlighting a $1 Million Guarantee.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jun/17/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 16 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Sunday June 16, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/16/2019

Can I Access PokerStars From Iowa?

Can I Access PokerStars From Iowa?

Poker is very popular in Iowa.  You can access some online poker sites from the state, just not PokerStars.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/14/2019

Can I Access PokerStars From Nebraska?

Can I Access PokerStars From Nebraska?

You can access PokerStars from Nebraska but cannot play there for real money.  Othere online poker sites like Americas Cardroom do welcome those from Nebraska.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/14/2019

Poker Pro Dies in Tragic Accident

Poker Pro Dies in Tragic Accident

Found dead in bathtub

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/13/2019

John Gorsuch Wins 2019 MIllionaire Maker for $1,344,930

John Gorsuch, 42, has won the 2019 World Series of Poker Millionaire Maker.  He takes home $1,344,930 after beating a record field of 8,809.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/13/2019

No More Apps: iPhone Sportsbook Apps in States to go Way of Dodo Bird?

No More Apps: iPhone Sportsbook Apps in States to go Way of Dodo Bird?

The dinosaurs, the dodo birds, the iPhone sportsbook apps.  Well the later isn't extinct yet, it soon could be.  At least that's what Calvin McAlee of LineUps.com warned in recent days.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/12/2019

Judge Bans Fraudster From Gambling After Being Caught Playing Poker on Live Stream

Judge Bans Fraudster From Gambling After Being Caught Playing Poker on Live Stream

Wyatt Green defrauded countless numbers of people through an insurance scheme involving Hurricane Michael

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/10/2019

Selling Sex for WSOP Buy-ins? Marle Cordeiro Says Why Not?

Selling Sex for WSOP Buy-ins?  Marle Cordeiro Says Why Not?

To date, her vlogs have enjoyed a combined 1,022,069 views.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/10/2019

Igor Senkov Wins $36965 at Americas Cardroom Cage Live

Igor Senkov Wins $36965  at Americas Cardroom Cage Live

Russian Igor Senkov walked away with a cool $36,965 in Americas Cardroom’s Cage Live event.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/04/2019

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Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - August 24 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Saturday August 24, 2019.

Bet What Happens First?  Dow Hits $30K? Dow Hits $20K?

Bet What Happens First? Dow Hits $30K? Dow Hits $20K?

The Dow took quite a tumble Friday and this has prompted Betonline to offer a prop bet on what happens first: The Dow hits $30K or it hits $20K.

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - August 23 2019

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