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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.

2018 World Series of Poker Schedule Released

2018 World Series of Poker Schedule Released

The 49th annual World Series of Poker (WSOP) released its event schedule for the summer of 2018, 29 May through 17 July to be more precise.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/12/2017

5Dimes Online Poker Room Down for More Than a Month

5Dimes Online Poker Room Down for More Than a Month

The Grand Poker Network, servicing 5Dimes, Vietbet, Sportbet, Island Casino and more, has been offline since the first week in November.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/12/2017

Timothy Adams Wins 50k Super High Roller in Prague

Timothy Adams Wins 50k Super High Roller in Prague

Timothy Adams was a huge dominating stack coming into play today, but that didn't necessarily mean he thought he'd win.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/12/2017

$6 Million Won in Poker Tournaments This Year and Still No Trophy

$6 Million Won in Poker Tournaments This Year and Still No Trophy

Daniel Dvoress has had a remarkable year in poker, with over $6m in tournament earnings and over $3m in just the last year alone, but he is still to capture that trophy.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/12/2017

The Rise of Poker Vlogs and Who are the Biggest Vlogging Today?

Flowplay CEO Talks Blockchain Tech With Gambling911

PokerTube.com today reports on the “Rise of the Poker Vlogger” and what is causing the phenomenon. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/11/2017

Jennifer Tilly Home Spared Following Fire Evacuation

Jennifer Tilly Home Spared Following Fire Evacuation

Hollywood star and professional poker player Jennifer Tilly confirmed this weekend that her home had been spared by the Skirball Fire that burned 475 acres (1.92 km2), and forced the closure of the 405 Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass near Los Angeles.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/10/2017

Five Facts About Poker Great Erik Seidel

Five Facts About Poker Great Erik Seidel

Erik Seidel is a living legend in the poker world.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/06/2017

Amaya Former CEO in More Hot Water: Faces Fraud Charges

Amaya Former CEO in More Hot Water: Faces Fraud Charges

Baazov and two other men are also accused of siphoning off Sh73 million ($707,000) of funds intended for a charity.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/06/2017

2018 Irish Poker Open Schedule Released

2018 Irish Poker Open Schedule Released

The full schedule of events and structures for the 2018 Irish Poker Open became available this week with the the Main Event promising a massive €1,000,000 guarantee for the same low buy-in as in past years of €1,150.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2017

Molly’s Game Reviews Are In: Early 90 Percent Approval

Molly’s Game Reviews Are In: Early 90 Percent Approval

RottenTomatoes.com, the film review aggregate website, has the upcoming poker film Molly’s Game ranked a very impressive 90% on its Tomatometer. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2017

2018 Lucky Hearts Poker Open Kicks Off January 11

2018 Lucky Hearts Poker Open Kicks Off January 11

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Hosts the Lucky Hearts Poker Open Beginning Jan. 11

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2017

Americas Cardroom’s MO MO MO PLO Starts December 7th

Americas Cardroom’s MO MO MO PLO Starts December 7th

Here at Americas Cardroom, our next big promotion is always just around the corner. In fact, arguably our biggest news ever just got released with our weekly $1,000,0001 GTD tourneys that start on January 7th.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2017

Hundreds Come Out to Mourn ‘Poker Queen’

A 42-year-old Bet365.com employee known affectionately as the “Poker Queen” was killed in a Czech Republic crash early last month.  Hundreds attended Emma Fryer’s funeral Tuesday morning.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2017

Molly’s Game to Premier Christmas Day: Reviews Rolling in

Molly’s Game to Premier Christmas Day: Reviews Rolling in

The much anticipated Aaron Sorkin poker flick Molly’s Game is set to premier in the United States on Christmas Day.  It has begun to receive heavy promotion on television.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/04/2017

Gambling Aussies Losing $24b Per Year, F*** Artificial Intelligence and Poker

Gambling Aussies Losing $24b Per Year, F*** Artificial Intelligence and Poker

Australian gambling losses hit an all-time high in 2017 after punters burned through nearly $24 billion in a year, mostly going towards poker machines.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/04/2017

5 Great Poker Books to Give Your Hubby This Christmas

5 Great Poker Books to Give Your Hubby This Christmas

Not sure what to gift the poker player in your life? This year try one of the fast selling books from D and B Publishing. PokerNews.com has you covered.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/04/2017

Digitain Joins Forces With Pokerdom Ahead of FIFA World Cup

Digitain Joins Forces With Pokerdom Ahead of FIFA World Cup

Suren Khachatryan, CEO of the Armenian based nulti-channel sports betting platform and technology provider Digitain says his company’s recent announced partnership with Russia’s biggest poker network Pokerdom provided “a feather in their cap”.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/03/2017

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Announces Winner of Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Announces Winner of Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open

Davie, Fla.’s Michael Newman Wins Championship for $374,240

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/30/2017

Manhunt Underway for Suspect Who Robbed Bellagio Poker Room

Manhunt Underway for Suspect Who Robbed Bellagio Poker Room

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police are on the hunt for a brazen suspect who robbed the poker room cash cage at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino Tuesday afternoon.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/29/2017

Online Poker Omaha Promo Introduced by ACR: Gus Hansen Returns!

Online Poker Omaha Promo Introduced by ACR

Americas Cardroom is experiencing unprecedented success throughout 2017 and is set to finish the year among the top 5 most trafficked online poker rooms in the world. 

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/29/2017

Mystery Player Retires From Poker $7.4 Million Richer, RAWA Back From the Dead?

Mystery Player Retires From Poker $7.4 Million Richer, RAWA Back From the Dead?

‘cumicon” has left the game of online poker after 5 years and after winning an amazing $7.4 million.  His results were left at the TwoPlusTwo.com forum per a graph detailing all his play (and winnings) since January 1 of 2013.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/28/2017

CoinPoker Pre-ICO Sells Out 80 Percent in 4 Days, Swede Loses $4.2 Mil in One Day

CoinPoker Pre-ICO Sells Out 80 Percent in 4 Days, Swede Loses $4.2 Mil in One Day

With its pre-ICO having opened on Nov. 16, www.CoinPoker.com has already sold out 80% of the 100,000,000 CHP tokens released for the initial sale via www.SpectroCoin.com....And just who might that losing Swede be?

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/20/2017

Negreanu Warns of Artificially Intelligent Robot Wanting to ‘Destroy Humans’: The End is Near

Negreanu Warns of Artificially Intelligent Robot Wanting to ‘Destroy Humans’: The End is Near

"I don’t think people realize how quickly we will reach Singularity. It’s both exciting and terrifying at the same time. Militarization of AI could legitimately be the end for us all."

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/17/2017

Al Franken Accuser was Once a Poker TV Hostess

Al Franken Accuser was Once a Poker TV Hostess

The woman who stunned a nation Thursday with her accusations that Democratic Senator Al Franken groped her has previously hosted televised poker programs.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/17/2017

Smoke the Competition in ACR’s High Five Tournament Series

Smoke the Competition in ACR’s High Five Tournament Series

You’ve piped up and asked for another tournament series, so we’re going to deliver in a big way! The High Five Tournament Series returns from November 22nd to November 26th on Americas Cardroom!

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/16/2017

The Empowerment of Women Comes to Sigma; Start Up Pitch Booth Introduced

The Empowerment of Women Comes to Sigma; Start Up Pitch Booth Introduced

The Summit of iGaming Malta, better known as SiGMA, is set to start next week with everyone who is anyone in online gambling slated to attend, and, yes, Gambling911.com will be there covering it all. 

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/16/2017

Poker Promoter Tied to Organized Crime Ring Sentenced

Poker Promoter Tied to Organized Crime Ring Sentenced

Isok Aronov, 33, was sentenced this week to a year and a day behind bars for his role in organized high stakes poker games for an organized criminal syndicate.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/16/2017

Woods Calls Negreanu ‘Cowardly Piece of S***”, Suggests Kid Poker is a ‘Perv’ Too

Woods Calls Negreanu ‘Cowardly Piece of S***”, Suggests Kid Poker is a ‘Perv’ Too

"And how old was Evelyn Ng when you were her “mentor,” you hypocrite?" Woods asks Negreanu in response to poker pro's twitter storm this week.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/16/2017

Stammen Takes Home the HPT Title

Stammen Takes Home the HPT Title

Professional poker player Keven Stammen has more than $5 million in career earnings on the felt, including wins with almost every major poker tour.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/15/2017

Daniel Negreanu Unleashes on Perverts Including Fellow Poker Players

And the latest adult celeb accused of chasing after underage girls?  That would be Hollywood celebrity James Woods apparently.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/15/2017

Breaking News

Spain vs. Morocco Betting Tips, Latest Odds - 2018 World Cup

Spain vs. Morocco Betting Tips, Latest Odds - 2018 World Cup

Spain was at 1/3 odds of winning against Morocco Monday and, in doing so, win Group B. Morocco has already failed to qualify for the Round of 16.  In addition to Spain, Portugal and Iran are still in contention to advance.

Group A Winner Odds - Uruguay or Russia - 2018 World Cup

Group A Winner Odds - Uruguay or Russia - 2018 World Cup

Monday's matchup between Russia and Uruguay will determine the winner of Group A in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.  Both sides have already qualified for the Group of 16. You can bet which of these sides will win Group A.

Uruguay vs. Russia Betting Tips, Latest Odds - World Cup 25 June

A critical Group A matchup between Uruguay and Russia will determine the group winner, though both teams have already qualified to play in the Round of 16.