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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.

Koray Aldemir Wins 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event for $8,000,000

Koray Aldemir Wins 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event for $8,000,000

31-year-old Koray Aldemir, 31 won the 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event champion, topping a 6,550-player field to win $8 million and the coveted gold bracelet.  His large chip lead coming into Wednesday night made this win a bit anticlimatic.

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/18/2021

OSS $15 Million Guaranteed Coming in Early December

OSS $15 Million Guaranteed Coming in Early December

The Online Super Series is Americas Cardroom's flagship tournament series that is designed for all player types. It has a wide range of small, medium and large buy-ins and a guaranteed prize pool of $15 million. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/17/2021

Final 3 Remaining at This Year's WSOP Main Event: Koray Aldemir Has Monster Lead

Final 3 Remaining at This Year's WSOP Main Event: Koray Aldemir Has Monster Lead

Argentinian rapper Alejandro Lococo, better known by his stage name of Papo MC, bowed out of the Final Table of this year's World Series of Poker Main Event, but not before cashing out a cool $1,225,000.

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/17/2021

A Little Creepy: Jonathan Little Slammed for Photographing Homeless Woman, Butt Cheeks to Sell as NFT

Jonathan Little Slammed for Photographing Homeless Man to Sell as NFT

Claims the women were all paid, says the homeless woman was just napping and received $100.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Nov/16/2021

Rapper Papo MC Makes Final Table of 2021 WSOP Main Event

Papo MC Makes Final Table of 2021 WSOP Main Event

We have our final nine at this year's World Series of Poker Main Event.  They include four Americans, two Brits, a Turk, a German, and an Argentinian rapper. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/16/2021

Hye Park Tops Field of 36 Remaining at 2021 WSOP Main Event, Rapper Also Among Top 10

Hye Park Tops Field of 36 Remaining at 2021 WSOP Main Event, Rapper Also Among Top 10

Day 6 concluded with 36 still in the mix and Hye Park topped the leaderboard with a stack of 29,500,000.

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/15/2021

Let's Go Chris! ACR Pro Moneymaker Among Chip Leaders at WSOP Main Event

Let's Go Chris!  ACR Pro Moneymaker Among Chip Leaders at WSOP Main Event

It's deja vu as Chris Moneymaker looks to repeat his triumphant rise from obscurity to 2003 WSOP Main Event winner, thus revolutionizing the game and proving that anyone could win big.  Heading into Friday, the Americas Cardroom pro sat with the 12th largest chip stack.

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/12/2021

Hellmuth Dresses as Gandalf for This Year's WSOP

Hellmuth Dresses as Gandalf for This Year's WSOP

This has left some asking if Hellmuth's antics may have "jumped the shark".

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/10/2021

WSOP Main Event Livestream 24-7 Coverage on PokerGO Kicks Off Today

WSOP Main Event Livestream 24-7 Coverage on PokerGO Kicks Off Today

This year's World Series of Poker Main Event will be broadcast live via the successful poker streaming platform PokerGo.  The WSOP will no longer be broadcast on ESPN.

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/04/2021

Playmaker Announces Acquisition of Brazilian Gaming-Focused Grupo SuperPoker

SuperPoker is the official Portuguese language streaming platform for the Brazilian Series of Poker ("BSOP"), European Poker Tour, Pokerstars Players Championship, World Series of Poker - Brazil Circuit, and the Pan-American Poker Tour ("PAPT").

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/04/2021

Chris Moorman and Wife Announced as New Americas Cardroom Pros

Chris Moorman, Katie Lindsay Announced as New Americas Cardroom Pros

Moorman is considered “the most accomplished online poker player in the world” and it’s hard to argue with that. An article from Card Player magazine in the summer of 2021 lists Moorman as one of the top-10 players in all-time online earnings, dubbing him a “living legend of online tournament poker”.

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/01/2021

Happy Halloween Promo From Americas Cardroom

Happy Halloween Promo From Americas Cardroom

It began October 24th and will run through the remainder of Halloween, punch above your weight with Americas Cardroom's $300K Halloween Special #PKO instead.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/31/2021

What Happens When The Commentator Nearly Wins The Game?

What Happens When The Commentator Nearly Wins The Game?

Sideline reporter for the streaming platform PokerGo, Jeff Platt, finishes 4th out of 3,991 in a WSOP event.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/28/2021

Matusow Planning an NFT Art Offering.....Created By His Cat?

Matusow Planning an NFT Art Offering.....Created By His Cat?

Poker pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow offered his take on that crazy rare Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT selling for a record $3.4 Million USD while promising something better from his own feline.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/27/2021

Phil Ivey Launches World's First Multiverse NFT

Phil Ivey Launches World's First Multiverse NFT

Its debut three-dimensional NFT artifact is a collaboration between poker legend, Phil Ivey, the pioneer in luxury footwear and customization space, The Shoe Surgeon, and the world's largest sneaker conventions and industry leader, Sneaker Con. The NFT will officially drop on October 28th at 9 PM PST and will be available on auction for 72 hours.

Submitted by Press Release on, Oct/26/2021

Report: Mike Postle Owes Mom $80K

Report: Mike Postle Owes Mom $80K

A California bankruptcy court is currently considering the involuntary-bankruptcy petition filed against him by Veronica Brill and Todd Witteles, and the new figures were included in Postle’s latest filing with the court, according to PokerTube.   He claims to owe 25 separate debts.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/25/2021

Michael Addamo Wins WSOP Bracelet Number 3

Michael Addamo Wins WSOP Bracelet Number 3

A regular on the high stakes tournament circuit, Michael Addamo took home his third World Series of Poker gold bracelet and the $1,132,968 that came with it.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/22/2021

Adam Friedman Defeats Phil Hellmuth to Win WSOP $10k Dealer's Choice for Third Straight Year ($248,350)

Adam Friedman Defeats Phil Hellmuth to Win WSOP $10k Dealer's Choice for Third Straight Year ($248,350)

Bracelet number 17 was not meant to be...at least not yet.   Phil Hellmuth, the record 16 World Series of Poker bracelet winner, was taken down by Adam Friedman Wednesday night in the Dealer's Choice Championship.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/21/2021

The Sunday Special Pot Limit Omaha at America's Card Room

Pot Limit Omaha gets some much-deserved attention at America's Cardroom with the weekly Sunday Special PLO at 2:30pm ET.

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/20/2021

Matusow, Negreanu, Hellmuth Going Deep Together for First Time in 25 Years

Hellmuth is gunning for yet another record bracelet win.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/20/2021

2021 Poker Hall of Fame Finalists Announced

2021 Poker Hall of Fame Finalists Announced

The late Layne Flack, who Gambling911.com confirmed last week died from a Fentanyl overdose, among those nominated as well as the indicted founder of PokerStars.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/20/2021

Phil Hellmuth Wins Record 16th WSOP Bracelet: "No Accountability" Say Some

The win comes following an epic meltdown one week ago that resulted in zero disciplinary actions.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/18/2021

Special Agents Crypto Fentanyl Sales Warnings Come at Dark Time for Poker Sector

Special Agents Crypto Fentanyl Sales Warnings Come at Dark Time for Poker Sector

Speaking at last week's CoinGeek Times Square conference Special Agent IRS Criminal Investigation, Richard Reinhardt, warned of the illicit sale of the drug Fentanyl through the blockchain causing countless number of deaths and, just one week later, we learn that poker pro Layne Flack was the latest victim of this scourge.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/14/2021

Gambling 911 World Exclusive: Poker Pro Layne Flack Died of Drug Overdose

Gambling 911 World Exclusive: Poker Pro Layne Flack Died of Drug Overdose

The story that everyone in the poker world is talking about as Gambling 911 confirms the beloved player died of a combination of fentanyl, cocaine and methamphetamine intoxication.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/13/2021

Phil Hellmuth at This Year's WSOP: "I Think I'm Going to Burn This F***ing Place Down if I Don't Win"

Phil Hellmuth at This Year's WSOP: "I Think I'm Going to Burn This F***ing Place Down if I Don't Win"

"Unrelentingly", "Unacceptably", "Unspeakably": Words being lodged at poker pro Phil Hellmuth this week.  Most of the words being used to describe him we don't dare publish on this family friendly site.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/13/2021

New Chucky Series Coming to Netflix: Will Star Poker Pro Actress Jennifer Tilly

New Chucky Series Coming to Netflix: Will Star Poker Pro Actress Jennifer Tilly

Most in the poker world know Jennifer Tilly as one of the best female poker players, but the rest of the world knows her as none other than the Bride of Chucky.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/13/2021

Kentucky Receipts Rise Thanks to PokerStars Settlement

Kentucky Receipts Rise Thanks to PokerStars Settlement

Kentucky’s tax collections surged again in September and were further bolstered by revenue from a legal settlement with an internet gambling site, Gov. Andy Beshear’s administration said Monday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/12/2021

Americas Cardroom Relaunches Million Dollar Sundays

Americas Cardroom Relaunches Million Dollar Sundays

The tournament features a $1 Million guaranteed prize pool and satellites start at just $2

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/06/2021

Matusow Demands WPT Commentator Who Ripped Him Be Fired

Matusow Demands WPT Commentator Who Ripped Him Be Fired

Professional poker player Mike “The Mouth” Matusow is calling for World Poker Tour television commentator and fellow poker pro Tony Dunst to be fired after Dunst denigrated Matusow’s poker-playing skills on Twitter.  He sits down exclusively with Gambling911.com's own Thomas Somach.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/05/2021

WSOP 2021 to Kick Off Today

WSOP 2021 to Kick Off Today

The WSOP begins Thursday and runs through Nov. 23 with 88 bracelet events, including the Main Event, the $10,000 No-limit Hold’em World Championship.  All participants must be vaccinated, a mandate that has resulted in some controversy.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/30/2021

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Why You Need a Price Per Player Sportsbook Software

Why You Need a Price Per Player Sportsbook Software

A price per player sportsbook software typically charges $5 and up per player per week while offering everything from odds, live betting, full reporting, 24-7 customer service and even a live dealer online casino.

Espionage Act Violations Has Gambling Seeking Bets on Trump Non Extradition Countries

Espionage Act Violations Has Gamblers Seeking Bets on Trump Non Extradition Countries

A search warrant of Mar-A-Lago released Friday afternoon shows former U.S. President Donald Trump appears to be under investigation for potential obstruction of justice, Espionage Act violations.