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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.

PokerStars Winter Series 2020: 84 Events, Buy-ins Starting at $5.50, $50 Mil in Prizes

PokerStars Winter Series 2020: 84 Events, Buy-ins Starting at $5.50, $50 Mil in Prizes

PokerStars this week announced over 80 events will take place from now through January 13 in its Winter Series 2020 extravaganza with $50 million in prizes guaranteed.  The odds of winning the $5,200 Winter Series Main Event were set at 50 in 1,000,000.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/29/2019

Americas Cardroom News - ACR Hints at Increase in Already Massive Tournament Guarantee

Americas Cardroom News

Americas Cardroom always offers regular updates, promos and top tournaments.  Below you will find all the latest company news.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/28/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News December 23, 2019: These Stocks Are Climbing in Wake of Draftkings Going Public

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

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/23/2019

Bitpunter Shaking Up the Online Casino, Sportsbook Crypto Landscape

Bitpunter Shaking Up the Online Crypto Landscape

Bitpunter is being described as the ‘world's first transmining sportsbook and casino’.  What’s that? Instead of gamblers paying a currency trading fee, they are given tokens – and Bitpunter’s model pays back 80% of net gaming revenue to token holders. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/23/2019

Poker News Updates December 2, 2019: Alex Foxen Wins Record-Breaking WPT Five Diamond Poker Classic Main Event

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day Monday December 23, 2019. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/23/2019

Draftkings Sportsbook, PokerStars Searches Surge in Michigan After Bill Signed Into Law

Draftkings Sportsbook, PokerStars Searches Surge in Michigan After Bill Signed Into Law

After Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a bill into law allowing for sports betting, online poker and casino games in the state, search inquiries for Draftkings and PokerStars shot up dramatically, according to monitoring of the Gambling911.com website.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/20/2019

Real Grinders Founder - A Heinous Crime & Cover-Up

Real Grinders founder Raymond Davis requested a new judge this past week in his case involving child abuse.  Davis denies the allegations.  He was arrested earlier this year.  The warrant was issued three years prior.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Dec/15/2019

Internet-Famous Meme 'Hide the Pain Harold' Makes Cameo at EPT Prague

Internet-Famous Meme 'Hide the Pain Harold' Makes Cameo at EPT Prague

"Hide the Pain Harold," whose face adorns countless thousands of images internet-wide, with user-created captions going viral if they're clever enough, has resulted in some 3 million visits to date.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/15/2019

Americas Cardroom’s $6 Million Venom Sets Record as Biggest Poker Tournament in Site History

San Jose, Costa Rica –  Another one for the record books. Americas Cardroom’s $6 Million Venom ended last night in spectacular fashion with a record-setting $6,740,000 prize pool — blowing way past the $6 Million that was guaranteed. Online poker player ‘galodoido13’ was the winner, earning $1,039,982.

Submitted by Press Release on, Dec/12/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News December 12, 2019: Michigan Sports Betting Just Needs Governor Signature

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Thursday December 12, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/12/2019

Poker News Updates December 10, 2019: Americas Cardroom to Offer Line on Phil Galfond Challenge

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day Tuesday December 10, 2019. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/10/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - December 9, 2019: 20X More Bets on Ravens Than Bills

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Monday December 9, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/09/2019

Winner of Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open 2019 Announced

Winner of Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open 2019 Announced

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - At the conclusion of the Seminole Hard Rock “Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open” (RRPO), it’s Milen Stefanov of Varna, Bulgaria who walks away with $545,070 after winning first place in the $3,500 World Poker Tour (WPT) Championship.

Submitted by Press Release on, Dec/05/2019

Poker News Updates December 5, 2019: Top 5 Angle Shots of All Time

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day Wednesday December 4, 2019. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/05/2019

Poker News Updates December 4, 2019: $6 Million Venom Down to Wire

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day Wednesday December 4, 2019. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/04/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - December 4, 2019: Jambos Picks Under Fire

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Wednesday December 4, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/04/2019

Poker News Updates December 2, 2019: Coral Poker Moving to PartyPoker Network

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day Friday December 2, 2019. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/02/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - December 3, 2019: Is Missouri Ready for Sports Betting

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Monday December 2, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/02/2019

MICBET Debuts Bitcoin, TETHER Online Poker Room

MICbet has just launched its new crypto-online Web poker room.

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/30/2019

Poker News Updates November 29, 2019: ACR Introducing New Tournament Structure $100 GTD for only $0.48 + $0.02

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day Friday November 29, 2019. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/29/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - November 29, 2019: SiGMA Day 1 and 2 Updates

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Friday November 29, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/29/2019

Former WPT Champ Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

A poker pro who has cashed out over a million in live tournament winnings this week plead guilty to embezzlement.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Nov/28/2019

Poker News Updates November 28, 2019: $6 Mil Venom Chip Leads

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day Thursday November 28, 2019. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/28/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - November 28, 2019: Hill to Open Race Book at Casino Miami

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Thursday November 28, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/28/2019

The $6 Million Venom Kicks Off Today - November 27, 2019

The $6 Million Venom Kicks Off Today - November 27, 2019

The biggest tournament in ACR history is a multi-day event. It features four separate Day 1 options. A million bucks guaranteed for first place.

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/27/2019

Poker News Updates November 27, 2019: MPN to Close May 2020

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day Wednesday November 27, 2019. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/27/2019

Can I Play on Global Poker From California?

Can I Play on Global Poker From California?

GlobalPoker.com is available to those living in the state of California for real money.

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/26/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - November 26, 2019: Atlanta's Big Four Pusing for Sports Wagering

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Tuesday November 26, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/26/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - November 25, 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Monday November 25, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/25/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - November 22, 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Friday November 22, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/22/2019

Breaking News

Hard Rock, Seminole Gaming Win Corporate Social Responsibility Award

Hard Rock, Seminole Gaming Win Corporate Social Responsibility Award

Hard Rock International and Seminole Gaming have won the Corporate Social Responsibility Award from the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG).  The award recognizes the PlayersEdge casino team member training program, which was introduced in December, 2019.  The award was presented at the recent NCPG Digital Symposium and National Awards Ceremony.  In 2014, Seminole Gaming also received the Corporate Social Responsibility Award from NCPG.

Wargames, similarities, and differences

Wargames, similarities, and differences

Modern military games came to us from the West. The English word "wargame" has already firmly established in Russian, denoting a whole direction of popular male hobby.

Should I teach my child to play poker?

Should I teach my child to play poker?

Each of us was once a child. In most cases, it is challenging to teach children discipline – they prefer to live without any restrictions. Children love games, entertainment, and fun.