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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.

Hellmuth Accused of Ripping Off Stakers

Hellmuth Accused of Ripping Off Stakers

It's been a bad last couple of days for poker pro Phil Hellmuth.  First he got lambasted after sticking up for a fellow poker player accused in a 2011 ponzi scheme tied to Full Tilt Poker.  Now the self-proclaimed "Poker Brat" is being called out for allegedly scamming stakers.

Submitted by Guest on, May/30/2018

Poker Pro Connor Drinan Hospitalized After Arm Wrestling Accident

Plus Scotty Nguyen launches focus Baby Cannabis products

Submitted by Guest on, May/29/2018

888Poker, 888Sport News

Gambling911.com has all your latest news pertaining to 888 Holdings, which includes the brands 888Sport, 888Poker and 888Casino. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/28/2018

Shares in 888 Soar to 1 Year High

Pushed primarily by its poker product, shares in 888 Holdings soared to one-year highs this week to 326.60 pence per share.

Submitted by Guest on, May/28/2018

Phil 'The Poker Brat' Hellmuth Gets Lambasted for Defending 'Jesus'

Phil 'The Poker Brat' Hellmuth Gets Lambasted for Defending 'Jesus'

The other day we reported on how Chris "Jesus" Ferguson finally got around to apologizing for his role in a 2011 ponzi scheme that left customers of Full Tilt Poker screwed until the U.S. Government stepped in to rescue them.

Submitted by Guest on, May/27/2018

Chris Ferguson Apologizes for 'Black Friday' Involvement But Only Makes Matters Worse

Since re-emerging full time on the poker circuit last year (and winning big), Chris Ferguson has said nothing of his involvement in a ponzi scheme tied to Full Tilt Poker.  Now he's finally come out and apologized....sort of.

Submitted by Guest on, May/24/2018

'He Was Everything to Me," Woman Says of Late Husband Killed by Poker Pro

The wife of a man killed in a hit-and-run accident last week spoke exlusively to Local 10 News in South Florida about how her life has changed in a short one-week period as she prepares to bury her late husband.

Submitted by Guest on, May/24/2018

Unibet Joins Forces With Top eSports Talent

Unibet, ranked as the number two best online casino group by LiveCasino.com, is now making inroads into the world of eSports.

Submitted by Guest on, May/23/2018

Arrests Made in 3betpanda Texas Card House Shooting

Two individuals have been arrested for the April 30 shooting of poker player Tom ‘3BetPanda’ Steinback outside an Austin, Texas area "Card House" off Highway 183.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/22/2018

Online Poker Could be Coming to New York as Early as Next Month

While getting the state of Pennsylvania to legalize online poker was a huge get for the industry, the big Kahuna would most certainly be New York State.

Submitted by Guest on, May/21/2018

Poker Pro Mike Matusow 'F*** You All Haters!'

Poker Pro Mike Matusow 'F*** You All Haters!'

Poker pro Mike "The Mouth Matusow" is telling some of his followers to "f*** off" via Twitter.....but he may have good reason.

Submitted by Guest on, May/20/2018

Jason Koon Takes $3.6m for the Short Deck Triton Event

Jason Koon had an exciting final table to beat Xuan Tan heads up for the title with high stakes legend Phil Ivey busting in third.

Submitted by Guest on, May/19/2018

$160k Added to Sit & Crush Rake Race on Americas Cardroom

We’ve got a massive promotion underway here at Americas Cardroom for our tournament, Sit & Go, and Jackpot Poker players.  From May 5th - June 1st, we’re adding $40,000 into our Sit & Crush weekly progressive points race ($160,000 total), rewarding huge extra cash to our top 60 finishers every 7 days.

Submitted by Guest on, May/18/2018

Phil Ivey Survives, One of 13 Still Playing in Triton Super High Roller Series

The Triton Super High Roller Series featured some of the game’s biggest names, with 50 entries (including 18 re-entries) anteing up.

Submitted by Guest on, May/18/2018

Poker Pro Involved in Fatal Hit and Run Makes Court Appearance

A professional poker player accused of causing a deadly crash then leaving the scene was able to post $100,000 bond Thursday morning.

Submitted by Guest on, May/17/2018

Phil Ivey vs Patrik Antonius - €1million Super High Roller Cash Game (WATCH)

Two big name players stand to take home a piece of the €8million on the table as part of the Super High Roller cash game live from the 2018 Triton series in Montenegro.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/17/2018

Hellmuth Cries Hypocrisy With Court Ruling on Sports Betting

While much of the gambling world was ecstatic over the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that sports betting can now be legalized in all fifty states, one man cried foul.

Submitted by Guest on, May/17/2018

eSports Joins Forces WIth World Series of Poker

eSports Joins Forces WIth World Series of Poker

eSports is set to join forces with the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in the coming weeks.

Submitted by Guest on, May/12/2018

How novice author Maria Konnikova scooped the poker world

 

 

Submitted by Payton on, May/10/2018

Poker Player Sues PokerStars for Nonpayment

A professional poker player has filed a lawsuit against online poker room PokerStars for not paying out $692,000.

Submitted by Guest on, May/09/2018

2018 World Series of Poker Predictions

2018 World Series of Poker Predictions

PokerNews.com has issued its predictions for the 2018 World Series of Poker. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/07/2018

Gaming Innovators 2018 panel discussion in Riga

Gaming Innovators 2018 panel discussion in Riga

There are only 5 days left until the inaugural Mare Balticum Gaming Summit opens its doors for delegates from all around the world for a day of learning and networking.

Submitted by Guest on, May/03/2018

Take a Seat or Take the Cash: WSOP Main Event Qualifiers Are at ACR

Take a Seat or Take the Cash: WSOP Main Event Qualifiers Are at ACR

Dreaming of taking a seat in the World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas? Or do you think you’d rather just pocket the $12,500 in cash? Either way, you’ll want to park yourself here at Americas Cardroom for the next two months.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/30/2018

Key Senator's Retirement Could Stall Online Poker Efforts in New York

Key Senator's Retirement Could Stall Online Poker Efforts in New York

Plus Michael Zhang wins Super High Roller for the Second time in less than a month, Antonio Esfandiari Near the Top of partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Main Event Day 2B

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/30/2018

Forbes: ECS 'CS:GO' League Went To Cancún Because Of The World Poker Tour

The ECS 'CS:GO' League decided not to hold their championship in a big arena the end of last year but instead wanted to take a page out of the World Poker Tour trade book.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/29/2018

Artificial Intelligence to Put End to Poker Face

The poker face could soon go the way of the dodo bird thanks to artificial intelligence (AI) plus the Bilzerian-Polk crypto war has "experts" coming out of the woodwork and Norway bans outside online poker rooms.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/28/2018

Bilzerian to Polk in Getting Back Into Crypto: 'I'm Doing It Wrong You Little S***?'

It's a battle of the poker behemoths as Doug Polk and Dan Bilzerian have seemingly declared war on one another via Twitter.  The hostility is tied into each man's interest in cryptocurrency.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/27/2018

PokerStars Parent Company to Acquire Sky Bet for $4.7 Billion

The Stars Group has agreed to acquire British bookmaker Sky Bet for an eye-popping $4.7 billion. The agreement was also made with private equity firm CVC Capital Partners.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/21/2018

Here Are Your 2018 Poker Showdown Series Winners

2018 Poker Showdown Series Winners Announced

The series marked the second time pairing WPTDeepStacks™ and WPT® brands in the same festival, the first being January’s Lucky Hearts Poker Open.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/19/2018

No Bids Received at PA Online Gambling License Auction

No Bids Received at PA Online Gambling License Auction

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board announced today that a determination on holding an “additional auction round” for Category 4 casinos will be announced at a later date after Tuesday’s auction concluded with no bids being received.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/18/2018

Breaking News

How Much Tax Will I Pay Betting Sports in PA?

How Much Tax Will I Pay Betting Sports in PA?

PA gamblers will have to pay a 36% tax on winnings

Officers: About 40 video gaming machines seized in NC raid

Law enforcement officers have raided a property that the Tuscarora Indian Nation of North Carolina claims as sovereign territory in eastern North Carolina after they received complaints that an illegal casino was being operated there.

Understanding Casino Bonuses

Let’s face it, if all casinos were the same, there wouldn’t be so many of them.