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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.

Jason Somerville Parts Ways With PokerStars to Become a Pro Sports Bettor

Jason Somerville Parts Ways With PokerStars to Become a Pro Sports Bettor

Jason Somerville, one of the few openly gay poker pros, has announced he is leaving his role as PokerStars ambassador to pursue professional sports betting.  He is the latest of a series of big name pros to part ways with the site. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/06/2020

Latest Poker News

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/06/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News January 2, 2020: Climate Change Now Affecting Casinos?

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Thursday January 2, 2020.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/02/2020

ACR Launches Blitz Bonus Builder

ACR Launches Blitz Bonus Builder

If your New Year’s resolution is to make more money in 2020, The Americas Cardroom Blitz Bonus Builder promo is a great way to start.  From January 1st until January 10th, you’ll earn $10 bonus cash for every 250 Blitz Poker hands you’re dealt.  Earn up to $100 bonus cash daily ($1,000 total).

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/30/2019

Two Lives With Olivier Busquet Second Podcast Released

Dan Colman is the guest on Olivier Busquet's second podcast episode entitled "Two Lives With Olivier Busquet" and available via the Apple Store. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/29/2019

PokerStars Winter Series 2020: 84 Events, Buy-ins Starting at $5.50, $50 Mil in Prizes

PokerStars Winter Series 2020: 84 Events, Buy-ins Starting at $5.50, $50 Mil in Prizes

PokerStars this week announced over 80 events will take place from now through January 13 in its Winter Series 2020 extravaganza with $50 million in prizes guaranteed.  The odds of winning the $5,200 Winter Series Main Event were set at 50 in 1,000,000.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/29/2019

Americas Cardroom News - ACR Hints at Increase in Already Massive Tournament Guarantee

Americas Cardroom News

Americas Cardroom always offers regular updates, promos and top tournaments.  Below you will find all the latest company news.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/28/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News December 23, 2019: These Stocks Are Climbing in Wake of Draftkings Going Public

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Monday December 23, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/23/2019

Bitpunter Shaking Up the Online Casino, Sportsbook Crypto Landscape

Bitpunter Shaking Up the Online Crypto Landscape

Bitpunter is being described as the ‘world's first transmining sportsbook and casino’.  What’s that? Instead of gamblers paying a currency trading fee, they are given tokens – and Bitpunter’s model pays back 80% of net gaming revenue to token holders. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/23/2019

Poker News Updates December 2, 2019: Alex Foxen Wins Record-Breaking WPT Five Diamond Poker Classic Main Event

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day Monday December 23, 2019. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/23/2019

Draftkings Sportsbook, PokerStars Searches Surge in Michigan After Bill Signed Into Law

Draftkings Sportsbook, PokerStars Searches Surge in Michigan After Bill Signed Into Law

After Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a bill into law allowing for sports betting, online poker and casino games in the state, search inquiries for Draftkings and PokerStars shot up dramatically, according to monitoring of the Gambling911.com website.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/20/2019

Real Grinders Founder - A Heinous Crime & Cover-Up

Real Grinders founder Raymond Davis requested a new judge this past week in his case involving child abuse.  Davis denies the allegations.  He was arrested earlier this year.  The warrant was issued three years prior.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Dec/15/2019

Internet-Famous Meme 'Hide the Pain Harold' Makes Cameo at EPT Prague

Internet-Famous Meme 'Hide the Pain Harold' Makes Cameo at EPT Prague

"Hide the Pain Harold," whose face adorns countless thousands of images internet-wide, with user-created captions going viral if they're clever enough, has resulted in some 3 million visits to date.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/15/2019

Americas Cardroom’s $6 Million Venom Sets Record as Biggest Poker Tournament in Site History

San Jose, Costa Rica –  Another one for the record books. Americas Cardroom’s $6 Million Venom ended last night in spectacular fashion with a record-setting $6,740,000 prize pool — blowing way past the $6 Million that was guaranteed. Online poker player ‘galodoido13’ was the winner, earning $1,039,982.

Submitted by Press Release on, Dec/12/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News December 12, 2019: Michigan Sports Betting Just Needs Governor Signature

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Thursday December 12, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/12/2019

Poker News Updates December 10, 2019: Americas Cardroom to Offer Line on Phil Galfond Challenge

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day Tuesday December 10, 2019. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/10/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - December 9, 2019: 20X More Bets on Ravens Than Bills

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Monday December 9, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/09/2019

Winner of Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open 2019 Announced

Winner of Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open 2019 Announced

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - At the conclusion of the Seminole Hard Rock “Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open” (RRPO), it’s Milen Stefanov of Varna, Bulgaria who walks away with $545,070 after winning first place in the $3,500 World Poker Tour (WPT) Championship.

Submitted by Press Release on, Dec/05/2019

Poker News Updates December 5, 2019: Top 5 Angle Shots of All Time

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day Wednesday December 4, 2019. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/05/2019

Poker News Updates December 4, 2019: $6 Million Venom Down to Wire

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day Wednesday December 4, 2019. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/04/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - December 4, 2019: Jambos Picks Under Fire

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Wednesday December 4, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/04/2019

Poker News Updates December 2, 2019: Coral Poker Moving to PartyPoker Network

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day Friday December 2, 2019. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/02/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - December 3, 2019: Is Missouri Ready for Sports Betting

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Monday December 2, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/02/2019

MICBET Debuts Bitcoin, TETHER Online Poker Room

MICbet has just launched its new crypto-online Web poker room.

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/30/2019

Poker News Updates November 29, 2019: ACR Introducing New Tournament Structure $100 GTD for only $0.48 + $0.02

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day Friday November 29, 2019. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/29/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - November 29, 2019: SiGMA Day 1 and 2 Updates

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Friday November 29, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/29/2019

Former WPT Champ Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

A poker pro who has cashed out over a million in live tournament winnings this week plead guilty to embezzlement.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Nov/28/2019

Poker News Updates November 28, 2019: $6 Mil Venom Chip Leads

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day Thursday November 28, 2019. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/28/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - November 28, 2019: Hill to Open Race Book at Casino Miami

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Thursday November 28, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/28/2019

The $6 Million Venom Kicks Off Today - November 27, 2019

The $6 Million Venom Kicks Off Today - November 27, 2019

The biggest tournament in ACR history is a multi-day event. It features four separate Day 1 options. A million bucks guaranteed for first place.

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/27/2019

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Slots Strategy: Math or Luck?

Slots Strategy: Math or Luck?

You’ve often heard experts call casino games - games of chance, but top on the list is always slots.

How to Decide Which Casino is the Best?

How to Decide Which Casino is the Best?

If you are a new casino player and looking to find somewhere to play, there are many choices in front of you. This decision is an important one, so you need to get it right.  

Gambling Industry Expertise From RichPrize Casino

You can spend your leisure time on the Internet in different ways, but virtual games and slot machines launch remain the most popular in many countries. Millions of gamblers spin roulettes and slot machines every day in hope to get a big profit to realise their dreams and solve many financial issues forever.