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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 Brat Starts His Own Clothing Line

Retailers are no doubt nervous entering this "make or break" holiday season with the economy in complete disarray.  But that hasn't stopped poker pro Phil Hellmuth from opening his own c

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/25/2008

PartyGaming Profits Continue to Decline

As world economies continue to slide downward, the trend has carried over into the finances of online poker companies as well.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/25/2008

10 to Life for Woman in Professional Poker Player Slaying

A woman has been sentenced to 10 years to life in prison for stabbing her husband-a professional poker player-to death in a Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, condominium last year.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Nov/24/2008

The Best Poker Players In The World?

The Boston Examiner asked the question this week.  Who are the best poker players in the world?

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/22/2008

Professional Poker Player Boris Becker Dumped Via Text

Sparky Collins, everyone's favorite Cuban transgender reporter can barely get those big manly fingers around the keys of his cell phone to text. 

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/21/2008

Getting Around Online Gambling Prohibition? Lottery Site Explains

The website www.lottoIP.com claims to a way of gambling online legally in the United States, even in the commonwealth of Kentucky, which in recent months has t

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/21/2008

Netherlands Banks Reject Call to Police Online Gambling Transactions

The Netherlands Bankers Association (NVB) this week rejected the idea that they would be able to police transactions used for the purpose of online gambling.  The NVB told Justice Minister Hirsch

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/21/2008

Clonie Gowen Full Tilt Poker Friction Was Seen Coming

Gambling911.com this week reported on how a 1 percent partner in online poker's second biggest room, Full Tilt, was suing that company and a number of its other partners, including a number of big

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/21/2008

Charity Poker Helps Wall Street Employees Overcome Economic Doom

Leave it to the game of poker to help erase the concerns over a current economic crisis gripping much of the world.

 

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/20/2008

Randy Couture Loses UFC 91, Wins With Full Tilt Poker

The world's second largest online poker room has joined forces with one of the world's greatest Mixed Martial Arts fighters, Randy Couture. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/19/2008

Gambling Not a Huge Problem on College Campuses: Drugs, Booze Is

Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel has some harsh words for Florida basketball coach Billy Donovan and his reaction to accusations that point guard

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/19/2008

Full Tilt Poker, Numerous Poker Players Being Sued

Gowen v. Tiltware LLC, et al.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/18/2008

Poker Legend Doyle Brunson Denies He’s a Racist For McCain Vote

The Texas Dolly, poker legend Doyle Brunson, has had to fight off allegations that he is a racist after publicly proclaiming he voted for Republican John McCain in this month's US Presidential Elec

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/18/2008

Boycott on Kentucky, Bourbon, Underwear Called Off For Now

Gambling911.com has given the green light to its readers to visit Kentucky, eat Papa John's Pizza and - more important of all - enjoy some good ‘ol Kentucky bourbon.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/17/2008

Phil Ivey Wins $70K at H.O.R.S.E. Poker Event

As long as anyone can remember, the Bellagio in Las Vegas has been home to the largest live cash game around.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/17/2008

Poker Pro Daniel Negreanu: He’s Black in The Sack

Gambling911.com Senior Correspondent Jenny Woo has gotten a lot of flack over the past week mentioning four time World Series of Poker bracelet winner, Daniel Negreanu, among her

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/17/2008

ACLU Jumps On Board Internet Gambling Bandwagon

It's been a long time coming but the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky filed a petition Thursday with the Kentucky Court of Appeals, asking the court to overturn rulings made on Sept.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/17/2008

2008 WSOP Winner Signs With Poker Royalty

Las Vegas, NV - November 12, 2008 - Poker Royalty, the industry's premier poker representation agency, announced today that 2008 World Series of Poker Champion

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/17/2008

Cake Poker Begins Blocking Customers From Kentucky

Chatter among popular internet poker forums has been that the Kentucky ruling regarding

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/14/2008

David Benyamine Leaving Full Tilt?

According to rumors making their way around popular poker forums, French professional poker player and Full Tilt Poker

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/14/2008

Kentucky Attorney General Asks to be Dismissed From Petition

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway wants no part in a case involving Governor Stephen Beshear's

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/14/2008

Breaking News: Kentucky Court of Appeals Grants Stay for Online Gambling

A Kentucky Court of Appeals has granted a motion to stay to the Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association in a much publicized online gambling domain forfeiture matter.  A forfeitur

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/14/2008

Cryptologic Merges With Boss Media

In a deal worthy of giants, CryptoLogic, an online pioneer and one of the world's largest online gaming software firms, has reached a landmark partnership with Boss Media AB, a subsidiary of GTECH

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/13/2008

iMEGA Files Response to Government in Gaming Law Challenge

Nov. 13, 2008 - The legal team for the Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association (iMEGA) today filed their response brief with the US 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals, the latest step in their challenge to the constitutionality of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 (UIGEA). Their suit -  iMEGA v.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/13/2008

Did Congress Just Legalize Online Gambling?

Did Congress just legalize online gambling?  That's what one columnist for the Kansas City Star Gaming Blog believes

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/13/2008

UIGEA Regulations Issued: Still Vague and Problematic

Nov. 12, 2008 - The US Department of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve System today released the final regulations for the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 (UIGEA). Volumes of testimony about the law's vagueness and practical unworkability from both within and without the administration, most notably from the US banking sector, upon which the burden for enforcing UIGEA will fall, appears not have swayed regulators, as the published regulations differed little from the draft version that had been the subject of debate for more than a year.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/12/2008

Online Gambling Bank Regulations Would Not Apply to Payouts

The US Treasury Department on Wednesday published regulations pertaining to the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act.  It does not stipulate which online gambling transactions are "le

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/12/2008

Lifestyle Poker Tournament - Two days left

Allinlatino.com wants to remind you to sign up today, before the "Lifestyle Poker Tournament" begins this coming Friday November 14th, 2008 at 7:30pm.  The three day $15,000+ guarantee

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/12/2008

Regulations Published By Treasury Department Related to UIGEA

On Wednesday, the US Treasury Department published regulations for policy enforcement of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA).

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/12/2008

CBC Interviews Paul Leggett, COO of Absolute Poker and UltimateBet

Absolute Poker and UltimateBet Poker COO Paul Leggett sat down to speak with the CBC (Canadian Broadcast Company) to discuss his company's trying times over the past 10 months.  In a candid inte

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/12/2008

Breaking News

FanDuel Halts US Presidential Elections Betting in West Virginia

FanDuel Halts US Presidential Elections Betting in West Virginia

That didn't last long, 15 minutes to be exact.  After announcing Tuesday that West Virginia had become the first US state offering sports betting to approved wagering on US politics, FanDuel was forced to pull its odds on the 2020 Presidential race.

What Are the Odds of Your Sportsbook or PPH Shop Staying in Business?

What Are the Odds of Your Sportsbook or PPH Shop Staying in Business?

Everyone knew that the coronavirus would be bad. Yet, even the darkest forecast could not predict just how bad the whole situation has become. The sports betting industry has basically ground to a halt with every major sports betting event off the board. Even the most successful sports betting operations are feeling the pain in a situation that could get even worse before it starts to get better.

Give Your Sportsbook a Big Casino Boost With Price Per Head

Give Your Sportsbook a Big Casino Boost With Price Per Head

With sports betting on pause for a few weeks or even months, depending on how well things evolve in this coronavirus crisis, sportsbooks from all over the world have turned their focus and efforts to the next obvious product in stock, the casino.