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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.

Truly Bizarre Kentucky Court Did Not Reject Domain Case in the First Place

Last month, a Kentucky circuit court judge granted a request by the governor to have 141 Web site names used by online gaming operations transferred to the state's control.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/10/2008

Go Daddy Responds to Kentucky Online Gambling Domain Order

In response to the concerns over registrar Go Daddy turning over the certificate for a number of online poker sites to the Commonwealth of Kentucky, that company has issued a press release.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/09/2008

Jimmy McSweeney Record Win at Ladbrokes.com Irish Poker Festival

Capacity-busting 832 entrants create a prize pool of €416,000 at Killarney, Ireland tournament - the largest European ranking event ever.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/09/2008

Affiliate Poker News: Million Dollar Poker Club Controversy

Playsafe raised more than a few eyebrows at CAP Europe recently.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/09/2008

Kentucky Cannot Go After Registrars In Foreign Countries

In regard to the heavily covered Kentucky Internet gambling domain seizure case whereby the commonwealth's governor, Steve Beshear, wants to block 141 gambling websites, a Gambling911.com reader wi

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/09/2008

Kentucky Online Gambling Domain Seizure Case: Predicted Outcome

Gambling911.com had the opportunity to sit in on Tuesday's very high profile online gambling domain seizure case in Frankfort, Kentucky.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/08/2008

GutShot Poker Moves to Cake Network

The successful United Kingdom based Gutshot Poker has announced that it will be migrating from the Microgaming Network to relative new comer, The Cake Poker network.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/08/2008

Jason Mercier Takes Down the PokerStars High Rollers Event

Jason Mercier is on a tear.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/08/2008

Kudos to Network Solutions for Standing by Online Gambling Sites

"GoDaddy.com, the largest registrar, just rolled over," said Joe Brennan, Jr., President of the Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/08/2008

Kentucky Say It Follows ICANN Rules in Effort to Seize Gambling Domains

The reach of ICANN's Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) is getting a high-profile test in an ambitious effort by Kentucky to seize the domain names of gambling Web sites for violating state l

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/08/2008

How the Local Kentucky Media is Portraying Online Gambling Case

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear wants to block 141 gambling websites calling them illegal and unregulated. He claims that these online gambling sites are "leeches" to the Kentucky economy, yet Rick Muny, the Kentucky State Director of the Poker Players Alliance, claims his organization has well over 10,000 members in the commonwealth and winning poker players pay state taxes just like everyone else.

"I have to pay taxes on my winnings," Muny pointed out during a Monday press release.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/07/2008

Doyles Room, UltimateBet.com Online Poker Domains Up For Now

Judge Thomas Wingate of the Franklin Circuit Courtroom ruled on Tuesday that until he finalizes his decision, the commonwealth must leave a number of online poker and casino sites "as is"

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/07/2008

Kentucky Online Gambling Domain Seizure Hearing - Judge Needs 7 Days to Decide

Gambling911.com is in Frankfort, Kentucky for the high profile online gambling domain seizure case that has everyone in the industry talking.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/07/2008

Poker Sites Wait With Baited Breath

As of late Monday night, DoylesRoom.com, UltimateBet.com, CakePoker.com and a handful of other online gambling related domain names registered through GoDaddy.com were still live.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/06/2008

UltimateBet.com, Cake Poker Domain Names Seized

Gambling911.com has learned that UltimateBet.com, CakePoker.com and DoylesRoom.com were among the online poker room domains that had been seized by the commonwealth of Kentucky Monday night via GoD

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/06/2008

Kentucky Commonwealth Seizes Doyles Room Online Poker Site

In a shocking development, DoylesRoom.com has become the latest victim of the Kentucky commonwealth's efforts to seize some 141 online gambling domain names.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/06/2008

Kentucky Governor Calls Online Gambling Operators Shady

In an interview with one of the local Lexington, Kentucky news affiliates, Kentucky Governor referred to online gambling operators as "a little bit shady".

Governor Steve Steve Beshear attempted to seize up to 141 online gambling site domain names in recent weeks, calling the businesses "leeches". Beshear has indicated that he wishes to protect his own state economy, in particular the horse racing sector.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/06/2008

Internet Commerce Could be Hurt by Kentucky Domain Case

Jeremiah Johnston, a spokesman for the Washington D.C-based Internet Commerce Association, says Kentucky is overstepping into federal territory in its attempt to seize some 141 online gambling doma

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/06/2008

What Happened in the 22 Hours it Took John Juanda to Win the 2008 WSOPE

22 grueling hours. That's how long it took John Juanda to win the 2008 World Series of Poker Europe.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/06/2008

Governor Beshear’s Attack on Web Domains Could Jeopardize Kentucky Growth

Prosecutors representing the commonwealth of Kentucky argue that state law bans bans "illegal gambling devices" and, as such, the state has every right to seize up to 141 online casino, s

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/06/2008

Something Rotten in Denmark: It’s Poker Writer Thomas Somach

Controversial, caustic but a popular read: poker writer and special contributor to the San Francisco Chronicle, Thomas Somach, may be the most hated man in all of Denmark these days, more hated tha

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/06/2008

Online Poker Room Shuts Down After Questioned Over Locale

An online poker room, which just two weeks ago claimed to be on fire, has closed its doors.

Duplicate Poker has shut down Sunday. The reason: A troubled world economy, or so they say.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/05/2008

Pizza Delivery Man Wins Big at 2008 WSOPE

Until very recently Chris Elliott was delivering pizzas at night while playing online poker during the day.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/04/2008

Kentucky, Other State Poker Players Urged to Show up at Forum Monday

The powerful million plus member Poker Players Alliance claims to have thousands of members residing in the great state of Kentucky.

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/03/2008

Motion to Dismiss in Kentucky Online Gambling Domain Seizure Case

The Internet Gaming and Media Association has released its Motion to Dismiss to the media on Friday responding to Kentucky's attempt at seizing various online gambling domain names.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/03/2008

Massive Showing Anticipated at Kentucky Online Gambling Domain Hearing Likely

In anticipation for a showdown between the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the burgeoning multi billion dollar online gambling industry, Gambling911.com can report that the media will be at Tuesday's

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/03/2008

2008 WSOPE Winner: John Juanda

Multiple bracelet winner John Juanda has just walked off with another having become the second person to win the World Series of Poker Europe.

Even after a grueling 22 hour final table, John Juanda could not wipe the smile off his face as he held his fourth WSOP bracelet aloft and posed for the throng of waiting photographers. Cool and implacable, Juanda never lost his focus, went on tilt, or lost his temper on his way to victory tonight.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/03/2008

Danish Poker Pro Pulls Plug on Disastrous Website

Danish poker pro Gus "The Great Dane" Hansen is truly a great poker player, having won nearly six million dollars in career poker tournament earnings.

But when it comes to running a website-even one about poker-he is just as inept as the next clown who thinks anyone can sit down at a computer and create and operate a successful website. Hansen's website, at www.theplayr.com (that's "player" without the "e"), has announced it is pulling the plug.

A press release sent to gambling media and also posted on the website reads:

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/03/2008

Daniel Negreanu Fails to Grab WSOPE Win

It was down to the wire between John Juanda and Stanislav Alekhin at this year's World Series of Poker Europe.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/02/2008

$750,000 Guaranteed Super Stack Tournament

UNCASVILLE, CT (October 1, 2008) - Straights, pocket pairs and smooth calls will highlight the action in October at Mohegan Sun's new 42-table poker room located in the 64,000 square-foot Casino of

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/02/2008

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