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.

iMEGA Deserves Tons of Credit for Successful Kentucky Outcome

The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association - otherwise known as - provided the online gambling industry with its biggest win to date

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/20/2009

Internet Domain Seizures Blocked by Kentucky Appeals Court

Court rules on behalf of online trade association against forfeiture action of 141 Internet domain names sought by Gov.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/20/2009

Professional Poker Players Make Better Lovers

A recent study shows that multi-millionaires make better lovers...and that includes all those new (and some old) professional poker players.  It seems that every week there is a new millionaire in

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jan/20/2009

Pham, Tran and Phan Top Ranked Poker Players So Far

It's sort of like a Three Musketeers act, but the Vietnamese version.  With only 20 days into the new year, David "Dragon" Pham, J.C.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/20/2009

Ivan Demidov Continues His Amazing Poker Streak

Is Russia's Ivan Demidov the new "King of Poker"?  Some might say "Yes".   It's one thing to finish among the finalists at both the World Series of Poker and World Series of

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/19/2009

Patrik Antonius Hot at 2009 Aussie Millions

Big name poker pro Patrik Antonius was among the biggest chip leaders at the 2009 Aussie Millions - the biggest poker tournament in the Southern Hemisphere - after Day 1a.  Antonius was in second

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/19/2009

Pamela Anderson Down Under to Compete in Aussie Millions

She ran her own online poker room for about a month before legislation passed that placed operating such rooms in a sort of "grey area"....dark grey area perhaps.  Pamela Anderson a

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/19/2009

The WPT Southern Poker Championship Final Table a Yawner

Allen Carter (Allen Who?) was the winner of this weekend's WPT Southern Poker Championship.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/19/2009

2009 Aussie Millions Main Event Begins Sunday

One of the biggest poker events is slated to begin Sunday January 17 - the 2009 Aussie Millions, which last year paid over a million dollars to the top 2 finishers.  The Aussie Millions began on J

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/17/2009

WPT Southern Poker Championship Includes Swimsuit Model

An upcoming Sports Illustrated swimsuit model remains in contention at the World Poker Tour Southern Poker Championship.  Vanessa Rousso may be short stacked, but she was still alive after Day 2 o

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/17/2009

NBC Heads-Up Championship 2009

If you are a poker fan, you no doubt have witnessed the National Heads-Up Poker Championship on television. This prestigious tournament features a who's who of the top players in the world.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/16/2009

Is Poker a Sport?

One of the most popular events shown on ESPN is poker.  ESPN being a cable sports network, it is easy to see why many people would consider poker a sport.  Doyle Brunson of

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/16/2009

$1 Million UBOC Poker Championship and Super Bowl Giveaway

Online poker spotlight shifts entirely to UltimateBet this weekend as leading online poker site puts more than $1 million on the line

The felt is shaping up to be a lot greener at this weekend. The leading online poker site hosts the final $1 million Guaranteed UBOC Championship Main Event and gets ready to give away 10 tickets to this year's Super Bowl as part of its Wild Cards promotion. The two events are expected to attract a record number of online poker players looking to capitalize on two lucrative prize pools.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/15/2009

Poker Player Profile: Play like Daniel Negreanu

If you're watching a poker tournament on television, whether it's a World Poker Tour event, a World Series of Poker battle, or one of the many other televised poker shows that have cropped up, and

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/15/2009

Corfman Says Evidence Exists Regarding CardSpike Ownership

Michael Corfman, head of the Gambling Portal Webmasters Association, continues to insist that online poker room is owned - at least in part - by organizers of the Poker Affiliates Pro

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/15/2009

New Hope in Overturning UIGEA

With the election of Barack Obama, there are many in the online poker community that view this changing of the guard as a possible precursor to the removal or

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/15/2009

Introduction to Pot Odds in Poker

You cannot play poker successfully if you do not understand pot odds.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/15/2009

Internet Gambling Court Case Likely to be Heard in April

The US 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals has asked The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association's legal team to provide notice of their availability in April, for oral arguments in their

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/15/2009

Poker Pro Daniel Negreanu Close Encounter of Third Kind

Canadian poker pro, Daniel Negreanu, recently spent a few nights as the uber expensive (since the Europeans have been coming to New York) Soho Grand.  It was there he had a most riveting encounter

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/15/2009

DoylesRoom Poker Wants Cake: Full Tilt Wants Sportsbook

One of the world's most popular online poker rooms,, plans to debut an Internet casino along with its popular card room as the g

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/15/2009

Freedom to Play Poker Online: Obama Will Take Notice

A suggestion to Barack Obama to "let online poker players in the United States play legally and without fear of prosecution" that

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/14/2009

Best Damn Poker Show Debuts With Phil Hellmuth

Phil Hellmuth made his appearance on the second season premiere of The Best Damn Poker Show - courtesy of  The show can be seen on Fo

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/14/2009

Poker Players Alliance Report Card: F

With 15 precious days into the new year, the Poker Players Alliance has done little if anything to kick of 2009.  Perhaps they are planning a big parade or D.C.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/14/2009

Playboy Casino and Poker Room Shuts Down

In a sign of the troubling economic times, the Playboy Casino and Poker site has shut its doors.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/14/2009

Patrik Antonius Beats Tom Durr in Million Dollar Poker Challenge

The online forums were buzzing as Durrr sat down to face Patrik Antonius in a Pot Limit Omaha $500-$1000 match on Full Tilt Poker, thinking it was the beginning of Durrr's Challenege.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/14/2009

Michael The Grinder Mizrachi Talks Poker With Woo

Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi sat down with Jenny to do a last minute interview.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jan/14/2009

Is Bodog Finally Starting to Get its Act Together?

Two month long payout delays, IRS threats about confiscating funds and a retired founder, Calvin Ayre, without a country - all things that have become synonymous with Bodog in recent times.  The o

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/12/2009

Full Tilt Poker Files Motion to Dismiss Clonie Gowan Suit

Tiltware LLC, the parent company of online poker's number two brand, Full Tilt Poker, has filed a Motion to Dismiss in a lawsuit brought by one Cycalona "Clonie" Gowen this past November.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/12/2009

Vanessa Rousso to Appear in SI Swimsuit Issue

Professional poker player Vanessa Rousso will be among those posing in Sports Illustrated's coveted swimsuit edition.  Ms. Rousso made the announcement on her video blog.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/12/2009

Harrah’s 4th Annual MBA Poker Championship Announced

Harrah's Entertainment, Inc.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/12/2009

Breaking News

Bet on Who Will Play Joe Exotic in the Tiger King Movie

Bet on Who Will Play Joe Exotic in the Tiger King Movie

Outside of the coronavirus pandemic, the next hot topic of discussion has been the Netflix docuseries Tiger King, which follows the life and alleged crimes of big cat enthusiast Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage aka Joe Exotic aka Tiger King.

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G2E Asia Planning to Move Forward with July Dates for 2020 Trade Show

G2E Asia Planning to Move Forward with July Dates for 2020 Trade Show

G2E Asia 2020 plans to go ahead with its already postponed July 28-30 conference in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.