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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.

Negreanu to Hellmuth: "You Cry Like a Child": Brat Blocks Kid Poker

Negreanu to Hellmuth: "You Cry Like a Child": Brat Blocks Kid Poker

"The Poker Brat" gets a taste of his own medicine going up against Eric Persson.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/22/2022

Bryn Kenney Threatens Doug Polk With Lawsuit

Bryn Kenney Threatens Doug Polk With Lawsuit

Martin Zamani joined fellow poker pro Doug Polk in what was billed as an "emergency podcast" to cover "some truly insane allegations about Bryn Kenney".

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/22/2022

Mercer and Polk Talk Alleged Cheating By Ali Imsirovic

Mercer and Polk Talk Alleged Cheating By Ali Imsirovic

Alex Foxen lodged the allegations against Ali Imsirovic this week claiming he is "known as a cheater to almost all in the high roller community" and accused him of "numerous chip dumps to horses" he's witnessed first hand.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/20/2022

Seminole Hard Rock Announces Final Table for 2022 WPT Poker Showdown Championship

Seminole Hard Rock Announces Final Table for 2022 WPT Poker Showdown Championship

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood concluded its 2022 Poker Showdown on Tuesday following successful a three-week run. This year’s event saw 50 primary events and 20,359 entries, the most in a single series, topping the 2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open. The tournament boasted more than $20.8 million in prize pools, surpassing the $7.45 million in guarantees.

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/13/2022

Phil Ivey Wins Super High Roller Series Europe: Lifetime Earnings Now $34.6 million

Phil Ivey Wins Super High Roller Series Europe: Lifetime Earnings Now $34.6 million

10-time WSOP bracelet winner Phil Ivey defeated Ali Imsirovic in this heads-up showdown to win $640,000.  This represents Ivey's second title of 2022.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/12/2022

Texas Card House to Stay Open....But for How Long?

The Board of Adjustment just ruled unanimously Texas Card House can stay open.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/11/2022

$420,000 Guaranteed Minimum and Only a $420 Buy-In High Five Tournament is Back!

$420,000 Guaranteed Minimum and Only a $420 Buy-In High Five Tournament is Back!

There will be 5 tourneys per day for 20 days (100 total).  There will be a daily 10-minute ‘courtesy break’ at 4:20pm ET.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/06/2022

The Most Successful Attendee at Last Weekend's BetBash Was The Most Humble

The Most Successful Attendee at Last Weekend's BetBash Was The Most Humble

Who could he be?  "Most people he talked to had no idea who he was," sports bettor Rufus offered via Twitter.

Submitted by Tony Caliente on, Apr/05/2022

Poker Player Charged in Las Vegas for Alleged $500K Bitcoin Scam

Poker Player Charged in Las Vegas for Alleged $500K Bitcoin Scam

Months prior, individuals in the poker community had accused the player of a similar scheme.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/05/2022

New Online Poker Tournament Schedule With More Guaranteed Cash, Faster Structure Unveiled

New Online Poker Tournament Schedule With More Guaranteed Cash, Faster Structure Unveiled

Among the new features to look forward to: Daily $109 buy-in tournament with prize pools ranging from $50,000 to $75,000 (Monday to Saturday)

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/01/2022

Mike "The Mouth" Matusow Now Joining Forces With Austin Card Room After Claiming He Got Screwed in Dallas

ike "The Mouth" Matusow Now Joining Forces With Austin Card Room After Claiming He Got Screwed in Dallas

Outspoken poker pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow has joined forces with 52 Social Poker Room in Austin, Texas.  The news comes after Matusow revealed to Gambling911.com he'd been taken for a ride while trying to link up with a Dallas card room.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/29/2022

Poker Player In Murder-Suicide: Allegedly Killed Wife, Attempted to Kill Girlfriend

Poker Player In Murder-Suicide: Allegedly Killed Wife, Attempted to Kill Girlfriend

Nassau County Police Department say poker player Vincent Maiolica committed the murder-suicide on March 12th in Massapequa Long Island, New York

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Mar/21/2022

Gambling911 World Exclusive: Mike "The Mouth" Matusow Says Deal to Run Texas Poker Room is Off

Gambling911 World Exclusive: Mike "The Mouth" Matusow Says Deal to Run Texas Poker Room is Off

A deal made by poker pro Mike “The Mouth” Matusow to move to Texas and run a poker room has fallen through, Gambling 911 can reveal in a world exclusive report!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Mar/16/2022

Poker Pro Busted By Feds for Allegedly Conducting Illegal Gambling Business

Poker Pro Busted By Feds for Allegedly Conducting Illegal Gambling Business

A poker pro who has won $2,066,038 in live earnings according to the Hendon Mob database is accused in an elaborate scheme of collecting cash proceeds from his illegal gambling business and transporting said proceeds to other locations throughout the state of California.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/15/2022

Punta del Este Takedown Satellites and Ways to Qualify

Punta del Este Takedown Satellites and Ways to Qualify

Americas Cardroom is sending 25 players in April to the luxurious Enjoy Punta del Este Resort and Casino in Uruguay to compete in the Enjoy Poker Series Main Event (April 8th-12th). Here’s your chance to win an $8,000 dream poker vacation to compete in a Live Event in an exotic location!

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/10/2022

Doh! Mouth Posts Vid of Body Bag "From Russia-Ukraine War" Coming to Life... Was Actually From Climate Change Protest

Doh!  Mouth Posts Vid of Body Bag "From Russia-Ukraine War" Coming to Life

"Just look how corrupt our media is! Case closed! Fuckoff," outspoken poker pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow exclaimed via his Twitter accompanied by a doctored video.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Mar/10/2022

PokerStars Pulls Out of Russia

PokerStars Pulls Out of Russia

Stars follows the likes of McDonald's, Apple, Coke, Pepsi and even oil giant Shell.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Mar/10/2022

OSS Cub3d Encore $12 Million GTD Kicks Off This Sunday March 13th

The series will feature 143 additional events including a $1.5 Million Main Event ($215 buy-in) that has a Day 1 on Saturday, March 19th and Sunday, March 20th.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/07/2022

EPT Sochi Canceled as Pro-Ukraine Players Push for Ban on Poker in Russia

EPT Sochi Canceled as Pro-Ukraine Players Push for Ban on Poker in Russia

After it was initially delayed until October, the European Poker Tour (EPT) has suspended its Sochi stop due to the invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Mar/07/2022

Australian Cricket Legend, Poker Player Shane Warne Dies of Suspected Heart Attack

Australian Cricket Legend, Poker Player Shane Warne Dies of Suspected Heart Attack

Australian cricketer Shane Warne, one of the finest leg-spin bowlers of all time whose talent and personality transcended the sport, has died aged 52, his family said on Friday.

Submitted by Reuters on, Mar/04/2022

Run It Once Poker Acquired By Rush Street Interactive: "Headed Down a Path Towards the US Market"

Run It Once Poker Trainer Acquired By Rush Street Interactive: "Headed Down a Path Towards the US Market"

Poker pro Phil Galfond announced the acquisition this week saying that Rush Interactive "stood out to me in the fair and honest way they dealt with us."

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/04/2022

Putin Has Gone From a Chess Player to a Poker Player Trying to Call the US, Europe's Bluff

"He doesn't know everything about us. When you're playing poker, I don't know exactly what hand he's holding. He doesn't exactly know what we're holding," one expert claims.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/03/2022

Poker Pro Eugene Katchalov Still Trying to Escape Ukraine

Poker Pro Eugene Katchalov Still Trying to Escape Ukraine

Ukraine's most successful poker player, Eugene Katchalov, has been providing updates on his attempts to flee Ukraine following this week's invasion by Russia.  As of mid-afternoon Saturday, Katchalov has indicated he is near the Polish border and that country is now allowing walk-ins.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/26/2022

Ukraine's Top Poker Pro Eugene Katchalov Attempts to Flee Country as Russia Invades

Ukraine's Top Poker Pro Eugene Katchalov Attempts to Flee Country as Russia Invades

Katchalov sits atop the Ukraine All Time Money List - Top 2,698.  On Friday, Katchalov tweeted out how he was attempting to flee his home country.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/25/2022

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek Preparing For RunGood Poker Series Contenders Tour

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek Preparing  For RunGood Poker Series Contenders Tour

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek will be hosting the RunGood Poker Series Contenders Tour powered by PokerGo, April 21 – May 2.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/24/2022

"The Relentless Billionaire" Looks at the Life of Carl Icahn: Traces Back Early Poker Playing Days

"The Relentless Billionaire" Looks at the Life of Carl Icahn:  Traces Back Early Poker Playing Days

More recently Icahn is pushing for happier McDonald's pigs.  He's threatened to put two directors on the board of the fast food chain to force it to stop confining pregnant pigs in tiny boxes.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/23/2022

Crowning The Greatest Poker Player Ever: These Are The Candidates

Crowning The Greatest Poker Player Ever:  These Are The Candidates

Doug Polk embarks on a 2 week-long journey to figure out who is the best poker player of all time (and he's going to need your help). This week, he runs through the list of candidates.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/22/2022

Villarreal vs Juventus Betting Odds, Tips, Prop Bets - 22 February

Villarreal vs Juventus Betting Odds, Tips, Prop Bets - 22 February

Villarreal was coming in at 6/4 odds, Juventus 2/1 and the draw 2/1.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/21/2022

Malta Poker Festival Schedule 2022 Announced

Malta Poker Festival Schedule 2022 Announced

Gambling911.com is excited to announce that another great poker event returns as life slowly gets back to normal in the wake of the global pandemic.  It's our dear friend Ivonne Montealegre's Malta Poker Festival.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/19/2022

Texas Card House Owner Insists His Establishment is Legal as Dallas Officials Try to Shut it Down

Texas Card House Owner Insists His Establishment is Legal as Dallas Officials Try to Shut it Down

The Texas Card House owners say they are operating a private club where people can legally play poker if they pay a membership fee.  The difference is that members get to keep all of their winnings as a result of the membership fee.  As such, this is not a "gambling house" per se.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/17/2022

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Bucs vs. Bills ranked as the number 1 liability, but the number 2 liability might surprise you.

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.