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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.

The PPA Will Host Poker Tournament at Democratic Convention

The powerful million member strong Poker Players Alliance (PPA) will be hosting a Ben Affleck charity poker tournament during the Democratic Convention according to the website Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/17/2008

The Ultimate Famous Charity Weekend

Join the world's biggest celebrities, rock stars and pros to help end the crisis in Darfur

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/14/2008

More Aruba Poker Classic Prize Packages to be Awarded This Weekend

Our next 50-seat guaranteed tourney on August 16th pays out 50 Aruba Poker Classic prize packages, or more...

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/14/2008

Bad Poker/Porn Dad Pleads Guilty to Felony

Las Vegas poker pro Scott Obst, who was arrested this year for failing to pay more than $150,000 in child support despite banking $400k a year from playing cards and some porn distribution biz he o

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/13/2008

Poker Players Comment on GOP Platform: Demand Protection of Individual Rights

Over 160 poker players from across the nation have posted comments urging the Republican Party to protect individuals' freedom to play poker online. Members of the Poker Players Alliance, the leading poker grassroots advocacy group of over one million members, believe any language in the Republican Platform restricting an individual's right to play poker online violates these principles of individual freedom and personal responsibility - long held tenets of the Republican Party.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/13/2008

Playtech Wins Contract for Italy Online Poker Room: Snai What??

Online gambling software provider Playtech has agreed a licensing deal with Snai, which manages a network of 6,000 betting shops in Italy.

Maurizio Ughi, chairman of Snai, said: 'Having chosen Playtech's portfolio, we are able to offer our customers two poker games, Texas Hold 'Em and Omaha. Our aim is to be the leading player in the Italian market for skill games, as we are for horse racing and sports betting.'

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/13/2008

Everest Poker Revenues Way Up for Parent Company

Everest Poker's parent company GigaMedia's second-quarter results revealed revenues were up 31% on same period last year to US$52.5m, with operating income growing 18% to US$11.9m.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/13/2008

Player Withdraws $1.2 Million Complaint Against PokerStars

A poker player who claimed she was owed $1.2 mil from the world's largest online poker room, PokerStars.com, has withdrawn her complaint this week in an Isle of Man court.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/12/2008

Full Tilt Poker Down Again: Second Time in Two Weeks

Online poker players were freaking out on Tuesday as the world's second largest poker room went down for a second time this month, this time for just over 2 hours during the peak afternoon time.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/12/2008

Online Gambling Zealot Republican Jim Leach Endorses Obama

ABC News is reporting that Iowa former Republican Representative Jim Leach has endorsed Democratic US Presidential candidate Barack Obama.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/12/2008

How to Become an Online Poker Pro: It’s Easy!

So you think you got what it takes to become an online poker pro.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/11/2008

Remote Gaming Association Explains Why They Support HR 6663

HR 6663 or the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Clarification and Implementation Act of 2008 is purposed to clarify what constitutes what as legal and illegal under the UIGEA.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/11/2008

The Remote Gambling Association Likes Bill Targeting Sports Betting

What are they thinking?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/10/2008

Poker Bots: The Future of Online Poker is Doomed!

Online poker sites are doomed by the onset of the so-called "poker bots". Why?

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Aug/10/2008

How to Play Holdem - Where to Play Holdem

Want to learn how to play Holdem (Texas Holdem, Texas Hold Em)? Look no further than this page presented to you by your friends at Gambling911.com.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/10/2008

Poker Pro David Williams Offers 10K for Proof He was B*tch Slapped

Notorious poker pro and foot fetish porn star, David Williams, reportedly has offered up $10,000 for proof that he was "b*tch slapped" outside a Las Vegas club, not once but twice.

A popular member of the Two Plus Two posting forum community provided a second hand account he claimed was 99 percent accurate that Williams had received a double slap on the face after "disrespecting" someone outside a club.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Aug/10/2008

Playboy Scandal: Poker Charity Money Pocketed by Premiere’s Son?

The disgraced son of Bermuda's Premier remains behind bars, charged with sexually assaulting eight of his patients. Dr.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/10/2008

US Okays Online Poker In The Nude Says Congress

The bad news: It's illegal to operate an online poker room in the US. The good news: It's not illegal for US citizens to play online poker.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/08/2008

Snoop Dogg Tied into BetonSports Bookie Mobile Defendants

Three individuals who plead guilty to federal charges in a US online gambling case against BetonSports.com, once promoted a Miami Snoop Dogg poker charity never could quite get off the ground....or

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/08/2008

$250,000 Up For Grabs Guaranteed In Star-Studded Super Saturday At DoylesRoom.com

While Saturday nights are usually reserved for partying, mayhem, and general debauchery, online poker fans will be too busy for even casual daytime shuteye, as Submitted by Guest on, Aug/07/2008

Lawmakers urge US stop action vs EU gambling firms

WASHINGTON, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Two U.S. lawmakers have urged the U.S.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/07/2008

Ladbrokes Prepared to Accept US Poker Bets Says Managing Director

England's largest bookmaker, Ladbrokes, is said to be considering accepting US poker bets in a move sure to rattle the industry.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/07/2008

Eva Longoria Celebrity Casino Night to be Sponsored by Online Poker Room

UltimateBet.com Online Poker Room will be lending a Hand to the First Annual Tony and Eva Parker Celebrity Casino Night benefiting Eva's Heroes.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/06/2008

Not Enough Poker on Television Say Executives

Imagaine the following scenario:

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/06/2008

Play Loses $400,000 During Month of July at Full Tilt Poker

Thus far, Mike "The Mouth" Matusow's losing streak has continued into the month of August where he is down $40K in just four days at online poker room Full Tilt Poker.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/06/2008

Forget The Olympics: Russia Making Impact in the World of Poker

Russia may be listed among the countries likely to receive the most gold medals at the 2008 Olympics (+1400 or 14/1 odds at SBG Global

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/06/2008

Amateur Poker Player in Shootout With PA Police

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/05/2008

Full Tilt Poker Down for Maintenance All Day

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/05/2008

Breaking News

As Bitcoin World Wobbles, Mining Rig Company Plans $2 billion IPO

As Bitcoin World Wobbles, Mining Rig Company Plans $2 billion IPO

Bitcoins are worth less than half of what they were in December. Mining them is 60 percent less profitable than it was in 2017. Even retailers of hobbyist mining rigs say they are seeing fewer customers.

Save the Date for the Inaugural European Gaming Congress in Ljubljana

Save the Date for the Inaugural European Gaming Congress in Ljubljana

The team at European Gaming Media and Events is honored to announce their latest event in their portfolio of boutique gaming events.

NJ Wins Sports Betting Battle in Supreme Court But Won't Be Offering It Any Time Soon

NJ Wins Sports Betting Battle in Supreme Court But Won't Be Offering It Any Time Soon

The U.S. Supreme Court found in favor of New Jersey last week.  The Garden State had finally won its long battle waged against all the big sports leagues to prohibit it from allowing legalized sports wagering.  But now that NJ is free to go ahead and offer the activity, they've decided to slam on the brakes.

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