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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.

Poker Player Faces 82 Charges Including Home Invasion

An accused poker bandit, who was facing 52 criminal charges for a poker game robbery earlier this year, has now been hit with 30 more criminal charges, bringing the total number of criminal charges

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/21/2008

WSOPE Day 1B Top 10 Chip Leaders

With the end of Day 1B of the World Series of Poker Europe, 48 players were left standing (or sitting perhaps).

The top ten chip stacks looked like this as of Saturday night:

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/21/2008

John McCain’s Long Lost Brazilian Love Lost it All Playing Poker

A report filed by the Earth Times claims that the 77-year-

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/20/2008

Bodog Online Poker Room Continues to Take Hit

Bodog Poker, once among the more prominent of the online poker rooms, continues to struggle during the month of September.

The site had been hovering around the number 10 spot prior to this summer but is now barely clinging on to the number 14 position of top online poker rooms (see PokerSiteScout.com). The Entraction Network is likely to take over the 14th spot by October according to Gambling911.com analysts.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/20/2008

Big Name Poker Pros Kick Off World Series of Poker Europe

The 2008 World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) kicked off Friday with a star-studded showing of some of the world's leading poker players.

Among them:

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/20/2008

WSOPE Event #1 Day 1A Chip Count Leaders

Daniel Negreanu ended Day 1A of WSOPE Event #1 (£1,500 No Limit Hold'em) as the chip leader, stacked at 74,900. He's followed by Jason Gray with 72,800.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/20/2008

Chili Poker Becomes First Online Poker Room to Offer UKashOut

Ukash, the online cash payment solution, has launched UkashOut, a MasterCard-endorsed prepaid card which makes the process of paying out to online players easier and top gaming site

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/20/2008

Online Poker Players Spend More Money in Troubled Economy

Against the tide of cost-cutting measures and reduced travel due to rising gasoline costs, many online poker players are bucking the money saving trend.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/19/2008

Things You Need to Know About the $75 Mil UltimateBet Claim

MSNBC.com reported on Thursday that there was a $75 million claim involving UltimateBet.com, a leading online poker room.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/19/2008

Full Tilt Poker Signs Blind Man as Red Pro

Hal Lubarsky isn't a household name in the poker world. If you blinked you may have missed his 15 minutes of fame on the ESPN WSOP broadcast. So here's the short version - He's blind.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/19/2008

Phil Hellmuth Stands by UltimateBet: $75 Mil Claim Made By Poker Company

Phil Hellmuth, who holds the record for most World Series of Poker bracelets won, insists that online poker room UltimateBet is doing everything possible to clean up the mess left by a few bad appl

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/18/2008

Poker Cougar Jennifer Tilly Turns 50

Happy birthday to Jennifer Tilly.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/18/2008

WSOPE - London is the Center of the Poker Universe

It's happening in London - the World Series of Poker Europe (better known just as WSOPE).

London is the centre of the poker universe, writes Timothy Barber of Citi. The four events making up the WSOPE will be followed at the start of October by the London leg of the European Poker Tour, with Virgin's Poker Festival at the City's own Loose Cannon club wedged in between.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/18/2008

The A.I.G. of Poker: Some Sub-Prime Bets were 20-1 Long Shots

With the recent $85 BILLION (with a B folks!) dollar tax bailout of insurance giant AIG, one has to wonder why the citizens of the US are being forced to bankroll a degenerate poker player like the

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/18/2008

Poker Legend Doyle Brunson Appears to be Leaning Towards John McCain

Just when it seemed Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama appeared to be getting up from two weeks of knock downs from Republican tag team John McCain and his running mate Sarah Palin, one

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/17/2008

UltimateBet Lets Players Live out their Wildest Dreams in Aruba

Players in the island poker tournament can use their UltimatePoints to buy food, upgrade their hotel room, hang out with celebrities and take part in several unbelievable Aruba experiences.

Poker players should get ready to feel like a kid in a candy store. UltimateBet today announced that players at the 2008 Aruba Poker Classic will gain exclusive access to a host of sweet merchandise, experiences and adventures while at the Aruba Poker Classic: all it takes is a few UltimatePoints.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/17/2008

Barney Frank a Busy Man Amidst Wall Street Turmoil, Online Gambling Bill

Chairman of House Financial Services Committee, Barney Frank, has been a busy man these days.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/17/2008

Statement by PPA Chairman D’Amato on Passage of H.R. 68

Former Senator Alfonse D'Amato, chairman of the Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy group with more than one million members nationwide, today issued the following s

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/16/2008

Las Vegas Begs Poker Players to Start Playing “regular” games

Forbes.com announced last week that Vegas gambling revenue declined 14 percent in the month of July. Shortly following that announcement it was leaked that leaders from the large casinos such as The Bellagio and The Wynn have asked big poker players like Doyle Brunson and Phil Ivey to start playing "regular" games like Craps and Blackjack so that they have a shot at their money too.

When reached for comment, Phil just stared down the camera.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/16/2008

PartyGaming Added to Prestigious FTSE4Good UK 50 Index

Fifteen UK companies, including online gambling firm PartyGaming, have been added to the FTSE4Good UK 50 Index of companies striving for good corpor

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/16/2008

Barney Frank Online Gambling Bill Goes to Vote Today

The latest incarnation of a bill to effectively abolish an online gambling prohibition measure, was being voted on Tuesday.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/16/2008

The Real Deal Game Show Debuts at Venetian in October

The Venetian Resort Hotel & Casino is set to debut an audience participation show called The Real Deal in the Venetian Showroom starting October 14.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/16/2008

PartyBets and GameBookers Not Being Abolished by PartyGaming

PartyGaming has informed Gambling911.com that it is not abolishing the Partybets and Gamebookers brands as reported here last night.  The report was filed after a handful of PartyGaming affiliat

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/16/2008

Johnny Chan MIA Since Poker Room Shut Down

I was trying to redeem myself with an interview with the one and only Johnny Chan after the hateful comments that were left on my Jean-Robert interview.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Sep/16/2008

EPT Barcelona Open Poker Winner: Sebastian Ruthenberg

German poker player Sebastian Ruthenberg has won the 2008 EPT Barcelona Open.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/15/2008

DuplicatePoker.com Operating Online Poker Room from US?

It is illegal to operate an online poker room in the United States under the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/15/2008

EPT Barcelona Open Poker Final Table Decided

The EPT Barcelona Open final table consisted of five poker players who were atop the leader board after Day 2.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/15/2008

Party Gaming a No Show in US Court

While unrelated to their plight in the US since UIEGA, Party Gaming (who owns Party Poker) has taken the extreme measure of refusing to show up for a court battle against a US-based slot machine ma

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/14/2008

Despite WSOPE Sponsorship, BetFair Poker Still Lags Behind Competition

With the second annual 2008 World Series of Poker Europe just days away, one has to question why BetFair Poker continues to lag so far behind the c

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/13/2008

EPT Barcelona Open Day 2 Results: Italy, Germany, USA Lead

It's Italy that led the way followed by the United States at the EPT Barcelona Open. However, there were more players from Germany among the top 10 leaders than any other nation.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/13/2008

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