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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.

What Online Poker Sites Can I Play at From Georgia

What Online Poker Sites Can I Play at From Georgia

Americas Cardroom is one of a handful of online poker sites accessible to those living in Georgia.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/13/2019

What Online Poker Sites Can I Play at From Florida

What Online Poker Sites Can I Play at From Florida

Americas Cardroom is one of a handful of online poker sites accessible to those living in Florida.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/12/2019

HO-ly S***! Mike The Mouth Epic Fail Spell Check of Fellow Player's ..... Spelling

HO-ly S***!  Mike The Mouth Epic Fail Spell Check of Fellow Player's ..... Spelling

An incoherent tweet from poker pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow appears to be correcting fellow pro Maria's own method of communicating.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Mar/12/2019

No Interest in Sports Betting Claims California Consultant

Legalized sports betting will likely not be on the ballot for California voters in 2020.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/11/2019

Mum of Missing Icelandic Poker Player Makes Desperate Appeal

Mum of Missing Icelandic Poker Player Makes Desperate Appeal

The mother of a poker player who went missing in Dublin, Ireland is appealing for the public to help find him.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Mar/09/2019

Massive Brawls Break Out at Two U.S. Casinos Caught on Video

Massive Brawls Break Out at Two U.S. Casinos Caught on Video

Two huge casino brawls broke out this past weekened; one at the Talking Stick Resort in Scotsdale, AZ, the other at the Orleans Casino in Las Vegas.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Mar/06/2019

Ireland Civil Defence Gets Involved in Search for Missing Poker Player

Ireland Civil Defence Gets Involved in Search for Missing Poker Player

The Ireland Civil Defence has now gotten involved in the search for Icelandic poker player who went missing in Dublin on February 9.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/05/2019

Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Returns to Hollywood, Fla. Beginning April 4

Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Returns to Hollywood, Fla.  Beginning April 4

Poker action returns to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. with the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown kicking off on Thursday, April 4.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/04/2019

Commission Magazine Launches Issue 1 for Online Gambling Affiliates

Commission Magazine Launches Issue 1 for Online Gambling Affiliates

Commission Magazine​ is a new digital magazine that is focused on affiliate marketing, online marketing, business and entrepreneurship. The magazine has just launched issue 1 for February 2019 and is filled with articles ranging from affiliate marketing and search engine optimization (SEO).

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/28/2019

Search on for Missing Poker Pro

Search on for Missing Poker Pro

A missing person's report has been filed with Dublin, Ireland police by the fiance of 41-year-old Icelandic poker player Jon Jonsson.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/28/2019

2019 Winter Online Championships $525 Main Event Kicks Off

The Winter Online Championships $525 Main Event begins today Sunday February 24, 2019 at 5 pm ET/ 2pm PT. The tournament has a $200K Guarantee and will award the winner a Online Championships Belt.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/24/2019

Kevin Hart Leaves Stars Amidst Turmoil

Kevin Hart Leaves Stars Amidst Turmoil

Following the departure of both Jaime Staples and Jeff Gross as Team PokerStars ambassadors, popular streamer Kevin Martin has announced he too will be leaving the world’s largest real money online poker company.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/21/2019

PokerStars Gets Rid of Player Rewards by 55% in MTT’s: Call for Boycott

PokerStars Gets Rid of Player Rewards by 55% in MTT’s: Call for Boycott

PokerStars, the world's largest real money online poker room, is no stranger to pissing off long time high roller customers through an effort to gain more traction in the recreational space, but their latest move even had their own news partner flabergasted.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/18/2019

Film Based on Phil Ivey Card Counting in the Works: 'The Baccarat Queen'

Film Based on Phil Ivey Card Counting in the Works: 'The Baccarat Queen'

Ivanhoe Pictures, the division of SK Global that recently produced "Crazy Rich Asians, is about to start working on its latest project, a film that will delve into the 2012 accusation by Crockford’s Casino that poker pro Phil Ivey had won £7.8 million unfairly while playing a form of baccarat called punto banco.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/16/2019

WSOP 2019 Events Schedule Released

WSOP 2019 Events Schedule Released

The World Series of Poker has released its 2019 schedule, marking its 50th anniversary.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/12/2019

Borgata to Track Down Phil Ivey

Borgata to Track Down Phil Ivey

Atlantic City's Borgata Casino has been awarded the approval to go after poker pro Phil Ivey's assets in Las Vegas. 

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Feb/06/2019

Two Poker Pros Face Prison Time Over Drug Offenses

Two Poker Pros Face Prison Time Over Drug Offenses

Micah Raskin and Ali Fazeli are both facing serious time behind bars in separate criminal cases, PokerTube.com reports.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Feb/05/2019

Bryn Kenney Wins 2019 Aussie Millions Main Event After Three-Way Deal

Bryn Kenney Wins 2019 Aussie Millions Main Event After Three-Way Deal

Bryn Kenney defeated a field of 822 players and walked away with AU$1,272,598 (US$269) in what was the biggest Aussie Millions in the tournament’s history.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/03/2019

2019 Aussie Millions Main Event Final Table Determined

2019 Aussie Millions Main Event Final Table Determined

We will soon learn who is going to win the 2019 Aussie Millions Main Event.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/02/2019

Epic Book Promo Fail: Poker Pro Eli Elezra Accused of Owing Significant Debts

Epic Book Promo Fail: Poker Pro Eli Elezra Accused of Owing Significant Debts

Poker pro Cole South alleges Elezra owes him a signficant amount of money and has been nonresponsive over the years

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/30/2019

ACR Announces Biggest Online Poker Tournament Ever Hosted by US-Facing Brand

One of the top 10 largest online poker sites in the world has announced the biggest Internet poker tournament ever to be hosted by a US-facing Web cardroom.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/27/2019

Sky Bet Merger Process With PokerStars Results in Freezing Access in Italy

Italian players can no longer access the Sky Bet Italia portal effective this weekend as the company is in the process of merging with PokerStars.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/26/2019

PA Told to Abide by DOJ Reversal of Opinion

PA Told to Abide by DOJ Reversal of Opinion

Pennsylvania online gambling firms will need to follow the US Department of Justice new guidelines.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/24/2019

Poker Pro Gets 18 Months Prison Sentence

Poker Pro Gets 18 Months Prison Sentence

A poker pro has been sentenced in a Santa Ana, California court to 18 months.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/24/2019

Winner of 2019 Lucky Hearts Poker Open Announced

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. concluded its 2019 Lucky Hearts Poker Open (LHPO) Tuesday evening.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jan/23/2019

Lesniak Urges NJ to File Suit Against DOJ Now re: Sports Betting Opinion

Lesniak Urges NJ to File Suit Against DOJ Now re: Sports Betting Opinion

States offering online gambling now have 90 days to comply with new DOJ decision

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/22/2019

Mike 'The Mouth' Matusow Survives Surgery

Mike 'The Mouth' Matusow Survives Surgery

Poker pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow says he is well following surgery this week.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/22/2019

PokerStars Sunday Million Drops Buy-In

PokerStars Sunday Million Drops Buy-In

The popular PokerStars Sunday Million has become even more affordable to enter.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/22/2019

Top Ten Las Vegas Poker Rooms 2019

Top Ten Las Vegas Poker Rooms 2019

Going to Las Vegas?  Wondering where to play poker?  Watch as a Las Vegas Regular reviews what he considers to be The Top Rooms of 2019.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/21/2019

Poker Playing Robot Comes to Work for the Pentagon

While the U.S. Government is dealing with a partial shutdown, there is a new employee that's coming to work at the Pentagon.  His name is Libratus.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/16/2019

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Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - October 14 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Monday October 14, 2019.

Experts Agree Proper Regulation Could be the Best Bet for South African Gambling

Experts Agree Proper Regulation Could be the Best Bet for South African Gambling

Since colonization by the Dutch in the 1600s, South Africa gambling has traditionally operated under heavy restrictions. Officially these restrictions began in 1673, with the South Africa Gambling Act of 1965 codifying more recent game restrictions into national law. Up until 1996, the only real legal form of betting available for South African’s was on horse racing, which was considered a sporting activity.

Chicago Man Faces Charges Linked to Sports Gambling

Chicago Man Faces Charges Linked to Sports Gambling

A 35-year-old Chicago man has been indicted on federal charges that accuse him of illegal gambling and of hiding sports-betting income in a bankruptcy proceeding.