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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.

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

New Five Card Poker Variant Added to B2B Provider’s Online Portfolio

New Five Card Poker Variant Added to B2B Provider’s Online Portfolio

Latvia-based B2B online casino provider Evolution Gaming has unveiled its latest variant, 2 Hand Casino Hold’em.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/03/2019

Can I Use Bovada to Bet Sports if I'm in California

Can I Use Bovada to Bet Sports if I'm in California

The popular online sportsbook, racebook, casino and poker site Bovada (formerly known as Bodog) is accessible to those living in the state of California.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/03/2019

YouTubers Being Banned for Promoting Online Poker Sites

YouTubers Being Banned for Promoting Online Poker Sites

In a single evening, three popular YouTuber poker pros had their videos removed from the social media platform for promoting online poker rooms.  In one of these cases, the poker player had his entire channel removed.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/02/2019

Nicholas Haynes Wins Casino Employees Event at WSOP 2019

Nicholas Haynes Wins Casino Employees Event at WSOP 2019

Nicholas Haynes has captured the Casino Employees Event title and his first World Series of Poker Gold Bracelet. He defeated a field of 685 players to claim the $62,248 first prize.

Submitted by Guest on, May/31/2019

50th Annual World Series of Poker Gets Underway in Las Vegas

50th Annual World Series of Poker Gets Underway in Las Vegas

The annual World Series of Poker got underway on Tuesday in Las Vegas with dozens of scheduled card tournaments and a special event to celebrate the event's 50 year anniversary.

Submitted by Guest on, May/29/2019

Sports Betting News: Hearings Underway in Mass, Rotogrinders, PocketFive Acquired

Hearings were underway Tuesday and Wednesday to determine if sports betting should be legalized in the state of Massachusetts.  The public will offer feedback on Wednesday. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/28/2019

Negreanu and PokerStars Part Ways

Negreanu and PokerStars Part Ways
The biggest money earner in poker, Daniel Negreanu, has amicably split with PokerStars following 12 years as a sponsored pro.
Submitted by Ace King on, May/26/2019

Is PokerStars Legal in the State of Idaho?

Is PokerStars Legal in the State of Idaho?

PokerStars is not accessible in the state of Idaho, though it used to be.  The site now adheres to state interpretation that poker sites are not legally permitted to operate in Idaho.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/24/2019

Borgata Babes Case Can Go to Trial

Borgata Babes Case Can Go to Trial

A state appellate court says five cocktail waitresses who sued an Atlantic City casino for gender bias and a hostile work environment can take their case to trial.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/21/2019

Red Dead Online Poker Review - Access Issues

If any company is going to make a run at competing with the big name real money online poker sites like PokerStars, Americas Cardroom or 888, it would be an established gaming site the likes of Rock Star Games.  They recently incorporated poker into their Red Dead Online title, but - SURPRISE - most people can't play for real money.

Submitted by steve cooper on, May/19/2019

Poker's Royal Wedding

Poker's Royal Wedding

Daniel Negreanu tied the knot with long time girlfriend Amanda Leatherman and the poker community celebrated along side them.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/18/2019

Daniel Negreanu Amanda Leatherman Marry

Daniel Negreanu Amanda Leatherman Marry

If there is such a thing as a poker royal wedding, this would be it.  Daniel Negrean and long time girlfriend Amanda Leatherman have tied the knot.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/17/2019

Evil Poker Players 2: Shawn Sheikhan, Poker Pervert

Evil Poker Players 2: Shawn Sheikhan, Poker Pervert

(Originally Published 9/15/15) With the death of Thomas "Amarillo Slim" Preston Jr. a few years ago, the most famous professional poker player who is also a child molester is now Iranian immigrant and Las Vegas resident Shahram Sheikhan, 46, who goes by the nickname "Shawn" but is better known by his other nickname--"The Poker Pervert."

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/15/2019

Where Can I Play Online Poker From California?

There just a few online poker sites accessible to those living in the state of California.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/15/2019

Doyle Brunson Bares All to Nude Beach Loving Lacey Jones

Doyle Brunson wasn't voted my Sexiest Poker Player of 2009 because he's dead wood.  Poker babe Lacey Jones also made the cut. 

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, May/12/2019

Can I Bet on Bovada From New York?

Can I Bet on Bovada From New York?

Bovada is no longer accessible to new customers from the state of New York.  YouWager is among the dozen or so online gambling sites that do accept customers from the Empire State.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/12/2019

Poker + Keno = Pokeno

Add together two of America's favorite gambling games, poker and keno, and you get the suddenly red-hot game of pokeno.  And just what is pokeno?

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/10/2019

Can I Play on PokerStars From New York?

Can I Play on PokerStars From New York?

PokerStars forbids those from New York 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/07/2019

Bitcoin Hits New 6-Month High: Mystery Buyer May Have Helped Boost Price

Bitcoin Hits New 6-Month High: Mystery Buyer May Have Helped Boost Price

Moves above $5900 for first time this year

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/07/2019

How to Play Online Poker From Georgia - Best Sites

How to Play Online Poker From Georgia - Best Sites

Americas Cardroom offers free-to-play and real money online poker from Georgia

Submitted by Ace King on, May/05/2019

Is Internet Poker Legal in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah?

Is Internet Poker Legal in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah?

Web poker is not illegal in Arizona or New Mexico per se, however, these states do not currently license poker rooms for online access.  There are a handful of Internet poker sites available to Arizona and New Mexico residents operating outside the state.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/05/2019

Is Internet Poker Legal in California?

Is Internet Poker Legal in California?

Web poker is not illegal in California per se, however, the state does not currently license poker rooms for online access.  There are a handful of Internet poker sites available to California residents operating outside the state.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/05/2019

Actor, Poker Pro James Woods Banned From Twitter

Actor, Poker Pro James Woods Banned From Twitter

James Woods was trending number one on Twitter after being banned from the social media site.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/03/2019

ACR Founder Emphatic: 'Super Users Can't Happen With the Software We Have'

ACR Founder Emphatic: 'Super Users Can't Happen With the Software We Have'

Nagy opens up live about being accused by Ingram of being a super user

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/29/2019

Is PokerStars Legal in California?

Is PokerStars Legal in California?

PokerStars does not accept customers from California, however, Americas Cardroom does, and they are welcoming new customers with a signup bonus of up to $1000

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/26/2019

Wichita Area Man Pleads Guilty in Illegal Poker Scheme

Wichita Area Man Pleads Guilty in Illegal Poker Scheme

WICHITA, Kan. A St. Mary's, Kan. man pleads guilty to a felony charge in connection with a federal investigation into illegal poker games in Wichita.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/18/2019

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Announces Results of 2019 Poker Showdown

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Announces Results of 2019 Poker Showdown

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood continued its 2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown series Tuesday with World Poker Tour® play.

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/18/2019

Kevin Hart Banned From Vegas

Kevin Hart Banned From Vegas

Hart made the bold claim on the Jimmy Kimmel Show the other night.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/17/2019

AI Defeats Top DOTA Team

AI Defeats Top DOTA Team

First Artificial Intelligence (also known as AI) beat a bunch of professional poker players, and now they want a piece of professional gamers. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/16/2019

Breaking News

Can I Place a Bet on the Fanduel Site From Minnesota

Can I Place a Bet on the Fanduel Site From Minnesota

The FanDuel sports betting app will soon be available to those living in Iowa, but not Minnesota.  You cannot register with the FanDuel app from Minnesota either.

Hard Rock Sioux City to Open Sportsbook

Hard Rock Sioux City to Open Sportsbook

There are more sportsbooks cropping up in Iowa these days than there is corn, or so it seems.

Where Can I Bet Sports Near Orlando

You are currently able to bet sports from the Orlando area by simply providing your name and phone number.