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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.

Did Daniel Negreanu Really Call Player Wearing a MAGA Hat a 'Nazi'?

On Monday, a poker player posted his alleged account of a meeting he had with poker pro Daniel Negreanu (known as Kid Poker), and it wasn't a pleasant one.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/09/2018

310 Survivors at This Year's WSOP Main Event Coming Into Monday: Ivey Out

310 Survivors at This Year's WSOP Main Event Coming Into Monday: Ivey Out

Prior bracelet winner Barry Hutter leads 310 survivors into Day 5 with an impressive 5,597,000 in chips as part of the poker world's largest tournament, the World Series of Poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/09/2018

Adrian Lovin Sorin Speaks: Says He Thought 'N' Word was just 'Dirty', Not 'Racist'

'Racist' Poker Player Adrian Lovin Sorin Speaks Following WSOP Ban

After being disqualified from this year's World Series of Poker Main Event for having used a racial slur against a fellow African American player, Adrian Lovin Sorin speaks for the very first time.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/08/2018

Why the Phil Hellmuth Outburst Over Weekend has Everyoune Outraged

Why the Phil Hellmuth Outburst Over Weekend has Everyoune Outraged

The World Series of Poker bracelet record holder Phil Hellmuth may have apologized for his outburst against a fellow player this weekend.  Few had kind words for Hellmuth, who only days earlier had made his grand entrance at the WSOP 2018 dressed as Marvel super hero Thor.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/08/2018

Celebrity Poker Pro James Woods: '5 Fatso Liberal Nutjobs Are Hardly Cause to Arm Yourself'

Celebrity Poker Pro James Woods: '5 Fatso Liberal Nutjobs Are Hardly Cause to Arm Yourself'

Responding to a group of individuals furious over the harassment this past weekend of Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and ostensibly warning of a Civil War, celebrity poker pro and conservative James Woods attempted to calm the masses.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/08/2018

Phil Hellmuth Gets Berated on Twitter Following Outburst

Phil Hellmuth Gets Berated on Twitter Following Outburst

Over the weekend we saw the World Series of Poker bracelet record holder Phil Hellmuth come down hard on himself.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/08/2018

1,182 Plays Still Sitting in the WSOP Main Event - All in the Money

1,182 Plays Still Sitting in the WSOP Main Event - All in the Money

Day 3 of the Main Event ended with 1,182 players all in the money. Frankie Flowers finished near the top of the counts and is looking for a deep run to continue the charity work that his father started.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/08/2018

Dutch Boyd Calls Out Poker Pro Adrian Sorin Lovin as the "Racist' Thrown out of WSOP Main Event

African American poker player Maurice Hawkins was reportedly the victim of racial slurs while playing in this year's World Series of Poker Main Event, and organizers weren't having any of it. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/07/2018

Racist Player Escorted Out of WSOP Main Event

A player at this year's World Series of Poker Main Event was escorted out of the establishment overnight Friday and reportedly disqualified for using racial slurs directed at an African American individual. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/07/2018

Shawn Daniels Leads at 2018 WSOP Main Event: Winner to Get Paid Nearly $9 Million

Placerville, CA's Shawn Daniels leads all Day 2AB players in the 2018 WSOP Main Event after bagging 533,500 in chips Thursday night.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/06/2018

James Woods Hendon Mob Page Crashes as He Starts Trending Thursday

James Woods Hendon Mob Page Crashes as He Starts Trending Thursday

After it was revealed Hollywood actor James Woods agent had dumped him over the outspoken conservative's political views, it seems plenty of folks wanted to know what Woods was up to these days. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/05/2018

Hollywood Celeb, Poker Pro James Woods Dumped by Agent Over Political Views

The Hollywood actor, a devout supporter of US President Donald Trump, went on to call his now former agent, Ken Kaplan, "a political liberal" in his tweets confirming the breakup, but did manage to take the high road.  Not so for Kaplan....

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/05/2018

The BOSS Returns to Americas Cardroom With $3,020,000 Guaranteed

The BOSS Returns to Americas Cardroom With $3,020,000 Guaranteed

Las Vegas isn’t the only place to find multimillion dollar poker action this July. While we’ve already awarded over 50 * $12,500 WSOP prize packages to lucky players, that’s just the start of the huge summer we have planned here at Americas Cardroom. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/05/2018

Phil Hellmuth as Super Hero Thor ...7000 and Counting in This Year's WSOP

The entries at this year's World Series of Poker is above the 7000 mark and a final tally was coming during the overnight hours.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/04/2018

Doug Polk is Giving Away 3 Percent of His WSOP Main Event Winnings .... to YOU

Doug Polk is Giving Away 3 Percent of His WSOP Main Event Winnings .... to YOU

Plus Dan Matsuzuki defeats Scott Bohlman heads-up to earn $10K Seven-Card Stud hi-lo bracelet and $364,387

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/04/2018

Truyen Nguyen's Double Knockout Propels Him Near Top of Main Event Day 1A

Truyen Nguyen's Double Knockout Propels Him Near Top of Main Event Day 1A

Day 1A, the first of the event’s three starting days, got cards in the air at noon and attracted 925 players, an increase from last year’s 795 Day 1A entries. At the end of the flight’s five, two-hour levels, only 659 remained with Timothy Lau leading the way.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/03/2018

845 Players Take Part in Day 1 of 2018 WSOP Main Event

845 signed up to take part in the first day of the 2018 World Series of Poker Main Event.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/02/2018

ChancesCards Takes Down $3200 WSOP.comcom Online High Roller Event

ChancesCards Takes Down $3200 WSOP.comcom Online High Roller Event

Chance Kornuth became the second player in the short history of World Series of Poker online bracelet events to win a bracelet live and online.  

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/01/2018

Phil Hellmuth Will be a Marvel Character This World Series of Poker: Wonder Woman?

Phil Hellmuth Will be a Marvel Character This World Series of Poker: Wonder Woman?

Each year the World Series of Poker bracelet record holder Phil Hellmuth makes his grand entrance dressed in costume and flanked by half naked female models.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/30/2018

Matusow Playing WSOP in Chronic Pain Elicits Little Sympathy: 'Try Being a Person in Pain Who Has to Go to WORK Everyday'

Following his 4th place finish and $75,708 payday in the $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha 8 or Better WSOP event, poker player Mike "The Mouth" Matusow reflected on how much agony it is to play each year.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2018

Joseph Couden First Time WSOP Bracelet Takes Down Star-Studded Final Table

Joseph Couden First Time WSOP Bracelet Takes Down Star-Studded Final Table

Joey Couden won his first career World Series of Poker bracelet in Event #53: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha 8 or Better.  He also took down some big name players along the way.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2018

Ryan Leng Wins $1500 Bounty Event

Ryan Leng won a World Series of Poker event Thursday afternoon. Event #51: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Bounty paid  $272,765.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2018

Tommy Nguyen Becomes 9th Millionaire Made at This Year's WSOP

Tommy Nguyen Becomes 9th Millionaire Made at This Year's WSOP

Tommy Nguyen was one class away from his accounting degree. He put it off to take a shot at a professional poker career.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2018

Scott Seiver Pushes Life Time Earnings Over $23 Million With WSOP Win

Scott Seiver Pushes Life Time Earnings Over $23 Million With WSOP Win

33-year-old native of Columbus, Ohio, Scott Seiver, has won the $10K Limit World Championship and a cool $296,222 that went with it, bringing his life time earnings on the World Series of Poker circuit to over $450,000. In live play around the world he has now won just over $23 million.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2018

Poker Alliance Becomes Successor to PPA, Now Calls the Game a Sport

Poker Alliance Becomes Successor to PPA, Now Calls the Game a Sport

The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) is no more and its successor now seems to be focusing more on sports betting.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/27/2018

Vanessa Selbst Out of Retirement, Will Take Part in WSOP Main Event

Vanessa Selbst Out of Retirement, Will Take Part in WSOP Main Event

She's baaaaack!  The world's greatest female poker player has announced she is coming out of retirement.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/27/2018

Loren Klein Makes History at 2018 World Series of Poker

Loren Klein made World Series of Poker history on Tuesday evening. Klein joined Allen Cunningham and Matt Matros as the only players to win a bracelet in three consecutive summers in the post-Chris Moneymaker era.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/27/2018

Barton Could Slip Online Poker, Sports Betting Language Into Horse Racing Bill

Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) sees an opening to expand legalized online poker and potentially sports betting as part of a bill that would establish a national authority for regulating doping and medication in horse racing.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/26/2018

Timur Margolin Wins Maiden Bracelet, Takes Down Event #43 and Ferguson

Chris Ferguson was denied his 7th World Series of Poker bracelet with Timur Margolin emerging as the winner of the Event #43: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em and walking away with $507,274.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2018

More Women Verbally Attacked on the Poker Floor, Pavillion Staff Do Nothing

Women players being verbally attacked on the poker floor continues to be a huge issue with little sign of letting up.  On Sunday night, female poker pro Kathy Liebert tweeted out yet another incident.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/24/2018

Breaking News

Adelson's Anti-Online Poker Coalition to Join the Sports Betting Hearing Fray Thursday

A House hearing on how to better structure sports betting at the federal level is slated for this coming Thursday.  Among those in attendance will be the National Football League, American Gaming Association and casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson's anti-online poker coalition.

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James Woods Twitter Account Inaccessible

Conservative Hollywood actor and professional poker player James Woods cannot access his Twitter company after the social media firm locked him out until he opts to remove a meme he posted back in July that has since proven to be a hoax.