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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.

UltimateBet Launches Satellites for $3 Million Online Championship Series

Online poker site releases a $3 million Main Event schedule for UBOC that includes two $1 million poker tournaments and a secondary UBOC series

www.ultimatebet.com today released the satellite poker tournament schedule for UBOC 2009, UltimateBet's Online Championship series, and unleashed an impressive Main Event calendar that features 22 guaranteed events, two $1 million tournaments and over $3 million in guaranteed prize pool money.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2008

EPT Barcelona Open Breaks Records

Day 1B of the EPT Barcelona Open Poker brought in 327 players, raising the tourney's total to 619, which while we're no math majors, based on what we hear that's some kind of new record.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/12/2008

Joe Hachem World Series of Poker Televised Tirade

During the televised coverage of the World Series of Poker Main Event Tuesday night Joe Hachem was, let's just say, not on his best behavior.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2008

EPT Barcelona Open Poker….And Keep a Tight Grip on Your Handbags

Barcelona is hot for online poker and gaming this month with the EPT Barcelona Open and a series of Internet gaming conferences (The European i-Gaming Congress and Expo and the Casino Affiliate Pro

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/11/2008

First President of Poker Players Alliance Joins Age Verification Technology Firm

Michael Bolcerek, the former President of the Poker Players Alliance (PPA), a grassroots advocacy group of over 1M members, has recently joined Aristotle International as its Senior Vice President

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/11/2008

WSOPE Cheap Seats at Bodog Poker Could Lack Cushions

Bodog Poker was offering free seats to the World Series of Poker Europe, which starts next week in London.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/10/2008

Bodog Continues to Pay Customers, Vendors With Bounced Checks

Be careful when depositing one of those Bodog (BodogLife.com) checks. They could be rubber and bounce like an NBA basketball.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/10/2008

Absolute Poker Quick to Refund Money to Victims of “Identity Theft”

A North Carolina man filed a complaint that he had been a victim of an email fraud this week involving an online poker room.

The victim told Officer Sowers of the Greeneville police on Tuesday that he had received an e-mail message that supposedly had been sent to him from absolutepoker.com (but actually had not), saying his account had been "deactivated."

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/10/2008

12 Average Guys Will Become Poker Millionaires

Up to 50 players will be selected to by the new Million Dollar Poker Club  to be

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/10/2008

$250K Main Poker Tournament Event 50 Seat Guarantee this Weekend

Super Saturday $250K Main Event 50 Seat Guarantee this Weekend at DoylesRoom.

As the much anticipated football season gets underway, poker fans know that the gridiron won't be the only place to experience blitzes, drives, and tackles firsthand.  This month, everyone can get set to skirmish at the poker tables as DoylesRoom kicks off its most rewarding events of the season.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/09/2008

How to Become a Poker Millionaire: New Reality Show to Debut

If you are lucky enough to live in Wales, you can watch How to Become a Poker Millionaire with poker pro Dave "Devilfish" Ulliott.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/09/2008

Doyle Brunson’s Heart Is Good… So Is His Stamina

Doyle Brunson's heart is in better condition than our own Jenny Woo's....who celebrates a birthday today... 

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/09/2008

Ben Affleck dropped $7 Million playing poker

A recent article on Gawker.com claims the following:

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/09/2008

Poker Pro Blasts McCain Pick of Palin: “Is McCain for Real”?

One of the poker industry's most outspoken players has come out ripping Republican US Presidential nominee John McCain and his pick for running mate, Sarah Palin.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/08/2008

Ike Means Spike in Online Poker All This Week

South Florida managed to dodge a bullet with Hurricane Ike but they are not completely out of the woods. Most of Tuesday was forecast to be windy, rainy and not a day to be venturing outside.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/08/2008

Michael Phelps Will Help Propel Doyles Room Online Poker to New Levels

With news Sunday that 14-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps could be joining the Doyles Room team of celebrity players, the online poker is abuzz with the prospects of notoriety that comes w

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/07/2008

Michael Phelps The New Doyles Room Celebrity Player?

A little tease but Gambling911.com is learning that with all the buzz surrounding Olympic superstar Michael Phelps and his newfound love for poker, one of the online poker rooms may be signing him

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/07/2008

Becoming a Professional Poker Player: Gambling911 Follows Christina Lindley

Five months ago, I sat down to my first ever poker game as an adult. I played as a kid with my dad, but rediscovered poker five months ago.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/06/2008

PartyGaming Latest to Cut Jobs in Online Gambling Sector

PartyGaming, once the largest online poker firm, has announced it will be laying off more than 100 employees in its Gibraltar office.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/05/2008

Million Dollar Poker Club Working With the Competition

The Million Dollar Poker Club is breaking all the rules to fulfill a dream of creating the next generation of poker sites.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/04/2008

Asian Poker Tour Results After Day One

With the first three starting days of the PokerStars Asian Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) Macau completed, German player Andre ‘HoRRoR' Wagner held the chip lead with 109,700 chips.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/04/2008

PartyGaming Indian Co-Founder Appears on Forbes 15 Asian Billionaire List

Anurag Dikshit, with net worth of $1.6 billion, spearheaded the development of technology that helped in the launch of the online poker boom.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/04/2008

Online Poker in California Won’t Happen This Year

Next year maybe - that's when online poker could become legal in the state of California.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/04/2008

Cowboy Poker Player Home Ransacked, WSOP Bracelets Stolen

Professional poker player Hoyt "Cowboy" Corkins of Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, who has won two World Series of Poker (WSOP) championship gold bracelets and almost $4 million in tournament pri

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/03/2008

Competition for Michael Phelps in the Poker World Heats Up

When Michael Phelps made an off hand comment to a reporter from the Baltimore Sun at the Olympic games, it started a frenzy in the poker community.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/02/2008

Poker Player Confesses to Multi-Accounting At Online Poker Rooms

Professional poker player Brian Townsend has admitted to multi-accounting at two prominent online poker rooms, Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars.

In recent years, the discovery of multi-accounting - a practice that is strictly forbidden by PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, as well as every other respectable poker site - has caused several scandals in the online poker industry, according to 4Flush.com.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/01/2008

Bodog Continues to Frustrate Vendors, Players

Stories of Bodog refusing to honor contracts with vendors and advertising vehicles continued to surface over recent days with a number of affiliates complaining to Gambling911.com.

Affiliates, while still receiving installment checks from Bodog (BodogLife.com) were complaining that "customer conversions were way down" and that the company was changing its payment terms without notice.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/31/2008

Wass Poker US Friendly Online Poker Room Now Offering Bad Beat Jackpots

WassPoker.com - an online poker room offering a 100 percent signup bonus up to $500 cash - is now featuring a "

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/29/2008

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Serbia vs. Switzerland Betting Tips, Latest Odds 21 June

Serbia vs. Switzerland Betting Tips, Latest Odds 21 June

Gambling911.com has your Serbia vs. Switzerland betting tips and odds for Friday's games.

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