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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 to His Twitter Followers: "Most of You Are Angry Hateful Poisonous Lowlifes"

Matusow to His Twitter Followers: "Most of You Are Angry Hateful Poisonous Lowlifes"

Mike "The Mouth" Matusow began his 2022 World Series of Poker journey with the Event #10: Dealers Choice 6-Handed Championship.  It featured a $10,000 buy-in and has a $1,044,400 prize pool.  Matusow played pretty well Sunday, finishing in 31st place.  You'd hardly know it from Matusow's tweet aimed at his 116.6K followers.  

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/06/2022

Top 3 Poker Players of All Time

Top 3 Poker Players of All Time

Poker is one of the world’s most popular card games and is played by millions of people. As its popularity has grown, major tournaments have been held to find the best players. Organizations such as the World Series of Poker and World Championship of Online Poker. These tournaments often feature huge prize pools worth millions of dollars, and the best players can make big money.  

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/05/2022

Daniel Negreanu Knocked Out Early in $25,000 High Roller NLH

Daniel Negreanu Knocked Out Early in $25,000 High Roller NLH

Poker's biggest money earner, Daniel Negreanu, was among the early casualties in Event #8: High Roller No-Limit Hold’em 8-Handed of the 2022 World Series of Poker.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/05/2022

Another Player Wins His 4th WSOP Bracelet...This Time It's Scott Seiver

Another Player Wins His 4th WSOP Bracelet...This Time It's Scott Seiver

High-stakes poker pro Scott Seiver has been victorious at this year's World Series of Poker (WSOP) Event #3: $2,500 Freezeout No-Limit Hold'em after beating Alexander Farahi heads up.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/04/2022

Mouth to Make His 2022 WSOP Debut Friday

Mouth to Make His 2022 WSOP Debut Friday

Mike "The Mouth" Matusow will begin his 2022 World Series of Poker adventure on Friday playing in Event #7: Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better, passing up another event he claims to be "the best in the world in".

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/03/2022

Poker Playing Meth Dealer Has Home, Assets Seized

Poker Playing Meth Dealer Has Home, Assets Seized

In an order issued by the High Court in New Zealand this week, assets of a big-time methamphetamine dealer and high-stakes poker player who registered his name under "John Doe" have been seized. 

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/03/2022

5 Remain in WSOP Event #2: $100,000 High Roller Bounty

5 Remain in WSOP Event #2: $100,000 High Roller Bounty

Play lasted just five levels with a flurry of eliminations within the first few minutes of action, including Laszlo Bujtas, Frank Crivello and Bill Klein.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/02/2022

Senator Ted Cruz: "Head-to-head vs. an Iconic Poker Player Like Phil Hellmuth Was Ridiculous Fun!"

Senator Ted Cruz: "Head-to-head vs. an Iconic Poker Player Like Phil Hellmuth Was Ridiculous Fun!"

Not everyone was thrilled with Cruz talking poker just one week after the massacre of 19 school children in his state.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/01/2022

Justin Young Leads 15 Survivors in Event #2 $100,000 High Roller Bounty at the 2022 WSOP

Justin Young Leads 15 Survivors in Event #2 $100,000 High Roller Bounty at the 2022 WSOP

Some of the biggest names in the game will return Wednesday, including Erik Seidel, Daniel Negreanu and Phil Ivey.  The event required a $100,000 buy-in, attracting poker's richest field of players.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/01/2022

Poker's "Bad Boy" Chino Rheem Leads the Pack at WSOP High Roller Bounty Event

Poker's "Bad Boy" Chino Rheem Leads the Pack at WSOP High Roller Bounty Event

David Chino Rheem was sitting pretty in Day 1 of the three day Event #2: High Roller Bounty No-Limit Hold’em  He's beating out the likes of poker's biggest money earners, including the likes of Daniel Negreanu, Phil Ivey and Erik Seidel.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/31/2022

Poker News: WSOP Kicks Off Today at Brand New Venue

Check out everything you need to know before the WSOP 2022 at Paris and Bally's Las Vegas!!  This marks the beginnig of a new era as the WSOP concluded a 17-year stint at the Rio.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/31/2022

Katie Lindsay Hits Number One in the Female GPI Ranking

Katie Lindsay Hits Number One in the Female GPI Ranking

The Global Poker Index (“GPI”) is a ranking of the live tournament poker players in the world as of the day it is published. Players are ranked weekly based on their performance by finishing in cash positions in qualifying tournaments occurring over the previous 36 month period.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/29/2022

Poker Pro Cory Zeidman Arrested in Connection to $25 Million Sports Betting Scheme

Poker Pro Cory Zeidman Arrested in Connection to $25 Million Sports Betting Scheme

The 61-year-old professional poker player was charged Wednesday morning in Florida with placing radio ads to “lure victims to retain [his] organization for sports betting advice”, promising that “privileged information” meant that the bettors would have no risk.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/26/2022

Matusow Defends Negreanu Over Sexual Misconduct Claims

Matusow Defends Negreanu Over Sexual Misconduct Claims

“What this woman said is just lies,” Matusow said. “Daniel would never ever act like that towards a woman poker player. He told me if he was staring at her it was just to get reads, not because he wanted to f*** her.”

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/24/2022

Punta del Este Main Satellite Announced for July (2022)

This is your chance to win a $4,500 dream poker vacation to compete in a Live Event in an exotic location!

Submitted by Ace King on, May/23/2022

Negreanu Chimes in on Depp-Heard Trial: Justice for Johnny, Amber a Liar

Negreanu Chimes in on Depp-Heard Trial: Justice for Johnny, Amber a Liar

In regard to Amber, who claimed she was abused by Depp, Negreanu asks: "Does anyone believe if she had these injuries that she wouldn’t have taken a single picture at any point? It’s not plausible or believable to me at all considering how much she documented during the relationship."

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/22/2022

WPT Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open at the Hard Rock 2022 Schedule Unveiled

WPT Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open at the Hard Rock 2022 Schedule Unveiled

The WPT Seminole RRPO Main Event, set to take place at the Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida this November, will feature a $2 million guaranteed prize pool.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/21/2022

Robbery Suspect Shot to Death Outside Notorious Poker Room

Robbery Suspect Shot to Death Outside Notorious Poker Room

This is hardly the first time Legends Poker Room has made headlines for all the wrong reasons.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/19/2022

Female Poker Pro Natalie Hof Ramos Claims "Almost Raped Working at EPT Monaco"

Female Poker Pro Natalie Hof Ramos Claims "Almost Raped Working at EPT Monaco"

She also reveals sexual harassment at the WSOP while pregnant and lashed out at poker pro and podcaster Doug Polk this week for his insensitive body shaming tweet.  Kid Poker also accused of "blatantly staring".

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/19/2022

The Online Poker Industry in 2022

Online poker is a popular card game in which participants play using a deck of cards and place bets against each other based on the card values in their separate poker hands. Bets are placed using chips. After the game is over, participants can swap their chips for cash, or the chips can be computed to determine the winners. 

Submitted by Payton on, May/19/2022

Hellmuth Announces Big Match This Week Versus Tom Dwan

Hellmuth Announces Big Match This Week Versus Tom Dwan

A little bit of a teaser Monday night courtesy of Phil Hellmuth, who left his followers hanging with the tweet "Big news coming".

Submitted by Ace King on, May/10/2022

BetMGM Announces Premiere BetMGM Poker Championship

The $1M tournament is set to headline 2022 ARIA Poker Classic

Submitted by Press Release on, May/05/2022

Win a $12,500 Package and Seat for the 2022 WSOP Main Event

Win a $12,500 Package and Seat for the 2022 WSOP Main Event

Don't have the thousands of dollars to fork over to play in the 2022 World Series of Poker Main Event?  No worries.  Americas Cardroom has you covered with a FREE $12,500 WSOP package that includes a seat in the Main Event.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/05/2022

$5 Million GTD Venom PKO Tournament Returns for May 2022

$5 Million GTD Venom PKO Tournament Returns for May 2022

This is the biggest Progressive Knockout Event in online poker and you can qualify to win a $2650 seat.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/05/2022

Phil Hellmuth Lambasted by Poker Community for Apparent Angle Shooting

 Phil Hellmuth Lambasted by Poker Community for Apparent Angle Shooting

Record WSOP bracelet holder Phil Hellmuth was accused of angle shooting a poker newcomer on the Hustler Casino Live show, an allegation the self-proclaimed "Poker Brat" vehemently denied on Wednesday.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/04/2022

Daniel Cates Alludes to Decade Long Dispute With Tom Dwan in Light of Recent Cheating Claims

Daniel Cates Alludes to Decade Long Dispute With Tom Dwan in Light of Recent Cheating Claims

In recent weeks, there has been a spate of controversies surrounding the world of poker, mostly tied to alleged cheating scandals.  Now enter poker pros Daniel Cates and Tom "Durrrr" Dwan into the fray.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/04/2022

Illegal Online Poker Operators Taken to Court in Australia

Illegal online poker causes Australia to take three iGaming parties to Federal Court

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has commenced civil penalty proceedings in the Federal Court alleging contravention of s 15(2A) of the Interactive Gambling Act 2001 (IGA) by three individuals:

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/27/2022

Southern Poker Pros Promote WSOP Fundraiser for David ‘AtomBomb’ Hendrix

Southern Pros Promote WSOP Fundraiser for David ‘AtomBomb’ Hendrix

David ‘AtomBomb’ Hendrix, 31, is afflicted with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Type 1, a rare neuromuscular disorder that normally kills its victims before their second birthday.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/26/2022

Romaine Calm! Vegan of Vegas Business Started by Poker Pro Has BEAN Shut Down

Romaine Calm!  Vegan of Vegas Poker Pro Business Has BEAN Shut Down

PEAS don't go.  Violette relishes seven great years.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/25/2022

Shaun Deeb Cheat Tweet “I Don’t Want to be Friends With @helloitslynne"

Shaun Deeb Cheat Tweet “I Don’t Want to be Friends With @helloitslynne"

Lynne Ji says she's going back to posting nudes on Twitter after apparently blowing off recent cheating scandals involving fellow players.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/22/2022

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Why You Need a Price Per Player Sportsbook Software

Why You Need a Price Per Player Sportsbook Software

A price per player sportsbook software typically charges $5 and up per player per week while offering everything from odds, live betting, full reporting, 24-7 customer service and even a live dealer online casino.

Espionage Act Violations Has Gambling Seeking Bets on Trump Non Extradition Countries

Espionage Act Violations Has Gamblers Seeking Bets on Trump Non Extradition Countries

A search warrant of Mar-A-Lago released Friday afternoon shows former U.S. President Donald Trump appears to be under investigation for potential obstruction of justice, Espionage Act violations.