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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.

Federal Murder Charge Added Against Man Accused of Setting Poker Pro on Fire

Murder Charge Added Against Man Accused of Setting Poker Pro on Fire

Poker pro Susie Zhao was bound, sexually assaulted, and burned alive following an encounter at a Michigan motel, according to court documents.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Feb/15/2021

Texas Dolly Goes Off on Romney for Impeachment Vote: 'Can't Believe I Supported Him'

Texas Dolly Goes Off on Romney for Impeachment Vote: 'Can't Believe I Supported Him'

87-year-old Doyle Brunson voiced his discontent with Utah Senator Mitt Romney voting to impeach the former US President, Donald Trump.  Some of Brunson's followers believed the poker great was also comparing Trump to Jesus, though that appears to be a misinterpretation of his tweet (we think).

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Feb/14/2021

Chris Moneymaker Becomes an Americas Cardroom Team Pro

Chris Moneymaker Becomes an Americas Cardroom Team Pro

Gambling911.com is thrilled to announce that Chris Moneymaker, the first ever world champion after qualifying at an online poker site, has been named the latest Americas Cardoom team pro. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/03/2021

Shamed Midway Poker Tour Owner Dan Bekavac Resurfaces

Shamed Midway Poker Tour Owner Dan Bekavac Resurfaces

Disgraced Midway Poker Tour owner, Dan Bekavac, resurfaced this past weekend.  He was spotted playing at a live event near Siouz Falls, Iowa. 

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/28/2021

Mouth Outs Hellmuth for "Protecting People Who Steal Millions in Poker World"

Mouth to Out Hellmuth for "Protecting People Who Steal Millions in Poker World"

Mike "The Mouth" Matusow promises a blockbuster revelation on his Friday night podcast.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/21/2021

The Mouth Warms Up To Biden....Kind of

The Mouth Warms Up To Biden....Kind of

One of now former US President Donald Trump's most ardent supporters in the poker community, Mike "The Mouth" Matusow, was quick to bash the incoming President Joe Biden via Twitter, but added he hoped for Biden to enjoy success.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/20/2021

New Hampshire Wins Its Poker Case Versus Justice Department

New Hampshire Wins Its Poker Case Versus Justice Department

The New Hampshire Lottery Commission has won its case against the US Justice Department.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/20/2021

Americas Cardroom Introduces New Pros.. Including the Popular Ebony Kenney

Americas Cardroom Introduces New Pros.. Including the Popular Ebony Kenney

Americas Cardroom has introduced a handful of new pros (also known as "brand ambassadors").

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/19/2021

Postle Hit With Two Motions to Strike

Postle Hit With Two Motions to Strike

Poker pro Mike Postle has been hit with two motions to strike his complaints in California courts, by defendants in his lawsuit alleging defamation and seeking hundreds of millions in damages. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/18/2021

Online Poker Could be Coming to Indiana

Online Poker Could be Coming to Indiana

Indiana state Senator Jon Ford, a Republican member from Terre Haute, has introduced a bill that would permit the expansion of online gamlbing in the Hoosier State should it pass.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/14/2021

The Mouth Rejects Trump

The Mouth Rejects Trump

One of Donald Trump's most loyal supporters in the poker community has apologized to his own followers and now flat out rejects the sitting US President.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/08/2021

$8 Million Venom Gets Underway This Month: $1 Million Top Prize

$8 Million Venom Gets Underway This Month: $1 Million Top Prize

The $8 Million Venom gets underway on January 22nd. And once again, Americas Cardroom will be featuring four Day 1 flights, a Day 2, a Day 3, and an epic final table.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/08/2021

Huck Seed Inducted Into Poker Hall of Fame, Ferguson Just Three Votes

Huck Seed Inducted Into Poker Hall of Fame, Ferguson Just Three Votes

Huck Seed, an American professional poker player best known for winning the Main Event of the 1996 World Series of Poker, has been inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/31/2020

"The Mouth" Hacked!

"The Mouth" Hacked!

Poker pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow has gone off on Venmo for reportedly allowing thousands of dollars to be hacked from his account.  Matusow also claims he has gotten little assistance from mobile payment solutions company that allows money transfer between "friends".

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Dec/29/2020

CoolBet Has PokerStars Founder Poker Hall of Fame 2020 Favorite

CoolBet Has PokerStars Founder Poker Hall of Fame 2020 Favorite

Only one individual is slated to be inducted into the 2020 Poker Hall of Fame, and the folks at CoolBet.com believe that one person just might be none other than Isai Scheinberg.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Dec/23/2020

Billion Dollar Suit Reinstated Against PokerStars

Billion Dollar Suit Reinstated Against PokerStars

The Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday reinstated an award of more than $1 billion against the world's largest online poker company, PokerStars.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Dec/17/2020

Doyle Brunson Survives 4th Cancer Scare

Doyle Brunson Survives 4th Cancer Scare

87-year-old poker pro Doyle Brunson confirmed Friday night he had successfully made it through his surgery for melanoma.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/04/2020

GGPoker Makes Instagram Playboy Dan Bilzerian Its New Ambassador

GGPoker Makes Instagram Playboy Dan Bilzerian Its New Ambassador

Upstart online poker room GGPoker made waves Friday after announcing Instagram Playboy Dan Bilzerian as its new pro poke representative.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Dec/04/2020

3 Gambling Myths Explained

Gambling has been a part of mass culture since the 6th century BC.  In all that time, there have been a large number of gambling myths that have sprung up.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/02/2020

Poker Power Couple Announces Marriage

Poker Power Couple Announces Marriage

Not since Chucky's Bride and the Unabomber (Jennifer Tilly and Phil Laak) has their been a poker super couple the likes of Loni Harwood and Phillip Hui.  And now comes word the two have tied the knot.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Dec/01/2020

Can I Play on WSOP for Real Money From My State?

Can I Play on WSOP for Real Money From My State?

WSOP.com is now advertising heavily on national television.  Their website is free to use and, as such, is available everywhere in the US.  There are very few states, however, that allow for real money play.  There are real money options in states where WSOP is limited. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/30/2020

Michael Jai White Expected Naked Poker at a Dr Dre Party: Got the Opposite

Michael Jai White Expected Naked Poker at a Dr Dre Party: Got the Opposite

American actor and martial artist Michael Jai White spoke candidly about his relationship with record mogul Dr. Dre.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Nov/24/2020

Mouth Compares GA Elections to Mike Postle Cheating Scandal

Mouth Compares GA Elections to Mike Postle Cheating Scandal

Poker pro Mike Postle didn't cheat, according to experts, and neither did those overseeing the Georgia Presidential elections.  But don't tell that to Mike "The Mouth" Matusow, one of the game's most outspoken players.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Nov/24/2020

Cashing Out of Online Poker Rooms - Bitcoin The Fastest Preference

Winning Poker Network, parent company of Gambling911.com partner Americas Cardroom, said it has been forced to buy millions in bitcoin a day to meet the demands of exiting players.

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/20/2020

Mini Online Super Series Starts Sunday - $55 Buy-In, $2.5 Million Guaranteed

Mini Online Super Series Starts Sunday - $55 Buy-In, $2.5 Million Guaranteed

Mini Online Super Series (MOSS) is actually a big deal with $2.5 million in guaranteed prize pools.

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/19/2020

'Mouth' Joins Dating App Thinking It's a Conservative Social Media Service

'Mouth' Joins Dating App Thinking It's a Conservative Social Media Service

One of US President Donald Trump's biggest loyalists in the poker community is one Mike "The Mouth" Matusow.  And like many Trump supporters who feel disinfranchised by Facebook and Twitter, Matusow has opted to move over what he believed to be a conservative social media app.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Nov/17/2020

Twitch Apologizes for Deletion of Poker Pro Videos

Twitch Apologizes for Deletion of Poker Pro Videos

The online video live streaming service Twitch has apologized for deleting thousands of hours worth of their video content from top poker players.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Nov/16/2020

Historic $5 Million PKO Tournament Concludes

Historic $5 Million PKO Tournament Concludes

Congratulations to pinguinachica, who won the Venom PKO belt with $477,814.50 in prize money, plus $273,253.16 in bounties.

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/05/2020

Midway Poker Tour Owner Still Silent Over Payment Issues

Midway Poker Tour founder Daniel Bekavac remains Missing In Action following a payout debacle involving a Chicago tournament where some $50,000 is still owed to participants.

Midway Poker Tour founder Daniel Bekavac remains Missing In Action following a payout debacle involving a Chicago tournament where some $50,000 is still owed to participants.

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/03/2020

Day 1A of VenomPKO Was Intense

Day 1A of VenomPKO Was Intense

Day 1A of the highly anticipated VenomPKO is in the books and Americas Cardroom was promising even bigger things for Monday

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/25/2020

Breaking News

Colts Unsure of Wentz’s Status After Spraining Both Ankles

The Indianapolis Colts already were unsure if Carson Wentz could play this week after injuring his right ankle and the oddsmakers have moved this line from +3 to +5.5 Colts in the midst of the uncertainty.

Alabama Man Arrested in Fatal Shooting at Mississippi Casino

An early Saturday shooting at a Mississippi casino has left one person dead and another in custody, Biloxi Police said.

CFB Betting – Marshall Thundering Herd at Appalachian State Mountaineers

CFB Betting – Marshall Thundering Herd at Appalachian State Mountaineers

It’s a Group of Five showdown on Thursday when the Marshall Thundering Herd takes on the Appalachian State Mountaineers. Both teams are 2-1 on the season and should be in the hunt for their respective conference title. Marshall has one of the top offenses in college football....