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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.

ICU Nurse Brek Schutten Defeats Largest Field In WPT History

ICU Nurse Brek Schutten Defeats Largest Field In World Poker Tour History

Brek Schutten has worked the frontlines during the Covid-19 pandemic while raising four kids under the age of nine and now we're happy to report he's $1.3 million richer this day.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/19/2021

Crime Beat: Syracuse Man Sentenced to at Least 20 years in Prison for Shooting at High-Stakes Poker Game

Crime Beat: Syracuse Man Sentenced to at Least 20 years in Prison for Shooting at High-Stakes Poker Game

Charquan Edwards, 29, will serve at least 20 years behind bars after a jury found him guilty of shooting a man during a high-stakes poker game in 2015.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/18/2021

Trump Ally Accused of Honeypot Trap Against FBI is Poker Player

Trump Campaigner Anna Khait Accused of Honeypot Trap Against FBI is Poker Player

The New York Times claimed that Khait was among several specially-trained operatives working as part of a group that backed former US President Donald Trump.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/17/2021

Poker Player, Sports Bettor Jailed for 14 months in $1million Tax Evasion Case

Poker Player, Sports Bettor Jailed for 14 months in $1million Tax Evasion Case

A Connecticut sports bettor and part-time poker pro has been sentenced to 14 months in prison for evading taxes on more than $1million of poker gambling winnings.  He must also pay back more than $800,000.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/06/2021

What Time is the 2nd Round of the Hellmuth Negreanu Duel?

What Time is the 2nd Round of the Hellmuth Negreanu Duel?

The “High Stakes Duel" pits pros Daniel Negreanu, the top money earner, against Phil Hellmuth, the record bracelet holder.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/05/2021

Susie Zhao Murder Trial Delayed Again

Susie Zhao Murder Trial Delayed Again

The 33-year-old poker player was bound, sexually assaulted, and burned alive.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/04/2021

Results of Record-Breaking 2021 WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Announced

Results of Record-Breaking 2021 WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Announced

Celebrating its 10-year partnership, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood and World Poker Tour (WPT) announce the results of a record-breaking 2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown. There were 2,482 entries in the tournament’s $3,500 WPT NLH Championship producing a prize pool of $7,942,400.

Submitted by Press Release on, May/03/2021

Online Poker Tournament Strategy Guide : 5 Tips to Win Big by Betting Small Stakes

Online Poker Tournament Strategy Guide : 5 Tips to Win Big by Betting Small Stakes

Small stakes online poker is something that can be painstakingly long, and frustrating at times. Yet, despite this, it can still be fantastically fun to play and dedicate your time to. In any gambling game, it can be super difficult to not actually enjoy your time while you play and compete against other players.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/30/2021

BetMGM Launches BetMGM Poker and Borgata Poker in Pennsylvania

BetMGM Launches BetMGM Poker and Borgata Poker in Pennsylvania

BetMGM today announced the launch of BetMGM Poker and Borgata Poker in Pennsylvania, giving customers access to benefits tied to Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa in Atlantic City as well as other MGM Resorts casino-resorts nationwide.

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/29/2021

Progressive Knock Out Super Series (PKOSS) to Pay Out $25 Million

Progressive Knock Out Super Series (PKOSS) to Pay Out $25 Million

It's being billed as the biggest tournament series in Americas Cardroom's two decade history, and it’s packed into just two weeks. Get your sleep in now because there’s non-stop action coming your way starting May 9, 2021 and going through to May 24.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/27/2021

$5 Million Venom PKO Kicks Off Friday at Americas Cardroom

$5 Million Venom PKO Kicks Off Friday at ACR

The Americas Cardroom $5 Million GTD Venom PKO is the biggest progressive knock out tourney in online poker, and it kicks off this Friday April 30, 2021.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/27/2021

Poker's Newest Millionaire Vanessa Kade Talks Big PokerStars Sunday Million Win

Poker's Newest Millionaire Won't Have to Pay Taxes - Vanessa Kade is Exempt

Canadian poker pro Vanessa Kade earned $1.5 million last month by winning the 15th annual Poker Stars Sunday Million online tournament.  She recently sat down with our Thomas Somach to discuss this huge accomplishment as well as her recent well publicized spat with Instagram influencer Dan Bilzerian.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/26/2021

Poker Pro Lynne Beaumont Accuses Terik Brown in Bitcoin Scam, Case Takes Sinister Turn

Poker Pro Lynne Beaumont Accuses Terik Brown in Bitcoin Scam, Case Takes Sinister Turn

The accuser has received odd visits at her former home followed by phone messages that warn to stop defaming Terik (Tizzy) Brown

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/20/2021

Americas Cardroom New Software Eliminates Predatory Behavior at Tables

Americas Cardroom New Software Eliminates Predatory Behavior at Tables

Americas Cardroom has unveiled its new software.  Features include the ability to eliminate predatory practices at cash game tables.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/14/2021

$5 Million Venom PKO Kicks Off Today

$5 Million Venom Kicks Off Today

Americas Cardroom has hundreds of seats up for grabs via our Venom PKO Fever satellites which start Friday, April 9th.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/09/2021

Oh My God: Brunson Blocks Doug Polk, Matt Glantz Over "Atheist" Tweet

Brunson: "The reason I blocked Doug Polk is the smug way he portrays himself. And what he says might be true, nobody should declare themselves as the greatest of all time. Your peers should do that to be really true."

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/02/2021

WynnBET Launches Mobile Sports Book In Fifth State

WynnBET Launches Mobile Sports Book In Fifth State

WynnBET, the premier casino and sports betting app from the global leader in luxury hospitality, Wynn Resorts, opened its mobile sports book in Indiana today.

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/01/2021

World Series of Poker 2021 to be Held in September

World Series of Poker 2021 to be Held in September

In a sign that life may be coming back to normal following a global pandamic that has shut down major events over the past year, the World Series of Poker has announced its Main Event in the US will take place in-person at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino Thursday, Sept. 30 through Tuesday, Nov. 23.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/01/2021

Phil Hellmuth Defends Legacy Before Taking on Kid Poker

Phil Hellmuth Defends Legacy Before Taking on Kid Poker

"High Stakes Duel" takes place Wednesday March 31, 2021 starting at 2 pm and features Phil Hellmuth going up against Daniel Negreanu in an effort to determine the GOAT of Poker.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/31/2021

GGPoker 150M Spring Festival Schedule Released: Team Up With deadmau5

GGPoker 150M Spring Festival Schedule Released: Team Up With deadmau5

GGPoker has released the schedule for its 150M Spring Festival.  The popular online poker site will be teaming up with legendary Canadian DJ and music producer deadmau5.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/29/2021

Todd Brunson Takes on Kids in Cages and the Latest DC Narrative

Todd Brunson Takes on Kids in Cages and the Latest DC Narrative

Poker pro Todd Brunson says he had "bitten his lip" on the topic of illegal border crossing and the more troubling dention of children, many of whom arrive unaccompanied by adults.....Plus, the latest odds on President Joe Biden finishing his term in office.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Mar/29/2021

PokerStars 2021 SCOOP Schedule - $100 Million in Guaranteed Prize Money

PokerStars 2021 SCOOP Schedule - $100 Million in Guaranteed Prize Money

PokerStars has unveiled its 2021 SCOOP schedule that promises $100 million in guaranteed prize money.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/26/2021

Top‌ ‌5‌ ‌Poker‌ ‌Podcasts‌ ‌You‌ ‌Should‌ ‌Definitely‌ ‌Add‌ ‌to‌ ‌Your‌ ‌Playlist‌

Top‌ ‌5‌ ‌Poker‌ ‌Podcasts‌ ‌You‌ ‌Should‌ ‌Definitely‌ ‌Add‌ ‌to‌ ‌Your‌ ‌Playlist‌

In recent years, podcasts have become a hit and you can find them for any niche. Poker is no exception and there are regular podcasts that provide valuable content. Whether it is about strategy, news, or anything else, you can learn a lot and have fun listening to them at the same time. There are a lot of different poker podcasts on the market, so we decided to choose a few that we like the most, which you can watch/listen to and maybe add to your playlist.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/25/2021

HONR Network Clarifies Involvement in Mike Postle 'Cheating' Scandal

HONR Network Clarifies Involvement in Mike Postle 'Cheating' Scandal

HONR Network, an advocacy group performing work on behalf of alleged poker cheat Mike Postle, has issued a statement regarding its involvement in the matter.  Postle has claimed his innocence and information.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/25/2021

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Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/24/2021

Elgin Baylor Blamed for Lakers Poker Ban

Elgin Baylor Blamed for Lakers Poker Ban

Lakers Hall of Famer Gail Goodrich reminisced about the late great Elgin Baylor, and in particular how he would "take all our money".

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Mar/24/2021

Vanessa Kade Wins PokerStars Sunday Million 15th Anniversary Tournament

Canadian poker pro Vanessa Kade has just won the PokerStars Sunday Million 15th Anniversary tournament, beating out a field of 69,876 to win $1.5 million.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/23/2021

How to Become the Next Chris Moneymaker: Win a Sponsorship

How to Become the Next Chris Moneymaker: Win a Sponsorship

Chris Moneymaker forever changed the face of poker back in the early 2000's.  Out of seemingly nowhere, the unknown went on to bag a world champion after qualifying at an online poker site in 2003.  This would go on to be classified as the "Moneymaker Effect".

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/19/2021

Can I Play on PokerStars From Connecticut?

Can I Play on PokerStars From Connecticut?

Those living in Connecticut are prohibited from playing on PokerStars.  However, Americas Cardroom provides an excellent alternative for residence of Connecticut.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Mar/18/2021

Vanessa Kade: GG Poker Terminated Affiliate Account Over Dan Bilzerian Comments

Vanessa Kade: GG Poker Terminated Affiliate Account Over Dan Bilzerian Comments

GG Poker recently hired controversial social media star Dan Bilzerian as one of its branding ambassadors.  Bilzerian is known for his machismo and pushing the lines when it comes to womanizing.  Canadian poker pro Vannessa Kade was among those who voiced outrage over the hiring.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Mar/14/2021

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Find Player, Team Prop Bets on the Bucs vs. Rams Game Week 3

Find Player, Team Prop Bets on the Bucs vs. Rams Game Week 3

Mike Evans is the favorite to score the first touchdown in the game, paying $80 for every $10 bet.  Cooper Kupp of the Rams pays $85 while Rob Gronkowski will pay a sweet $90 on every $10 bet.

Can I Bet on Bovada From Arkansas

Can I Bet on Bovada From Arkansas

You can bet on Bovada from Arkansas, however, Gambling911.com highly recommends BetAdrian. They offer a NO DEPOSIT welcome bonus of $20/€20.

China's Top Regulators Ban Crypto Trading and Mining, Sending Bitcoin Tumbling

China's Top Regulators Ban Crypto Trading and Mining, Sending Bitcoin Tumbling

China's most powerful regulators on Friday intensified a crackdown on cryptocurrencies with a blanket ban on all crypto transactions and mining, hitting bitcoin and other major coins and pressuring crypto and blockchain-related stocks.