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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.

Card Player Magazine Employee Accused of Theft

Card Player Magazine Employee Accused of Theft

A former employee of Card Player Magazine has been accused by the company of stealing $1.1 million from the magazine.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/05/2018

Poker Player Passes Away Unexpectedly at Tournament

The poker community is in mourning following news that Oklahoma City player Eric Thompson passed away this week.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/05/2018

Americas Cardroom Especially Lucrative This Week for Crypto Supporters

Americas Cardroom Especially Lucrative This Week for Crypto Supporters

US-facing online poker site accepts over 60 cryptocurrencies

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/04/2018

Neymar Secrets Exposed: 'Friend' Tells All

Neymar Secrets Exposed: 'Friend' Tells All

A friend of the soccer phenom and poker pro Neymar tells the Sunday Express this week, Neymar is so into poker these days that he uses all of his downtime to play the game.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/28/2018

Banned Poker Pro Sues WSOP

Joe Stiers had been previously banned from all Caesars properties

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/27/2018

Doyle Brunson Thanks Losers at Bobby's Room for His New Escalade

"I want to thank all the players who lost money in Bobby’s Room this summer. This new Escalade is from their generosity," tweeted Doyle Brunson with a picture of his new Cadillac Escalade. 

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/27/2018

Online Poker Like Terrorism?

Online Poker Like Terrorism?

A former Democratic U.S. senator from Arkansas could now be known as the Queen of FUD, writes Erik Gibbs of CalvinAyre.com.  FUD in this case stands for Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt. 

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/23/2018

Poker Pro Gets 12 Years for $53 Million Scam

Poker Pro Gets 12 Years for $53 Million Scam

A one-time poker pro has been jailed for 12 years after defrauding a Victorian jail after scamming the Commonwealth Bank of nearly $58 million in a fraud of “breathtaking proportions”.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/22/2018

Borgata Wants Phil Ivey to Repay Back $9.6 Million Now as Lawyers Hold Up Process

Borgata Wants Phil Ivey to Repay Back $9.6 Million Now as Lawyers Hold Up Process

Ivey and gal pal were able to spot defective cards while playing baccarat to give them edge

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/21/2018

Spanish Tax Authority Hunting Down Poker Pros

Four years after Barcelona EPT win, German poker pro hit with €235,000 tax bill by the Spanish authorities

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/20/2018

PokerStars: 'You Can Rest Assured Player Accounts, Funds Secure' After DoS Attack

PokerStars: 'You Can Rest Assured Player Accounts, Funds Secure' After DoS Attack

Stars says it is working with law enforcement agencies to bring perpetrators to justice

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/16/2018

‘LeBron James of Poker’ Arrested for Running Illegal Poker, Drug Den

‘LeBron James of Poker’ Raked in $200K a Year Running Drug, Poker Ring

Singh was among 32 others busted last week in the West Village of New York City

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/16/2018

Maria Konnikova Profiled in New York Times Piece: 'I Have Zero Interest in Gambling'

Maria Konnikova Profiled in New York Times Piece:  'I Have Zero Interest in Gambling'

The science writer for the New Yorker went from amateur to sponsored pro in under a year

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2018

2018 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open: Brandon Eisen Wins $771,444

2018 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open: Brandon Eisen Wins $771,444

For the fourth consecutive year, the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) concluded with the crowning of The Big 4 champions at the new Hard Rock Event Center at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2018

Poker Pro Wins £68,930, Forced to Give it Back to Government

Back in March poker player Adam Lulat won £68,930 in the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour Manchester.  This was by far his biggest live tournament win.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2018

Robust Numbers for NJ Sports Betting in July

The July numbers are in and legalized sports betting has been a huge success so far in New Jersey.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/14/2018

Doyle Brunson to Get a Grandson as 85th Birthday Gift

Doyle Brunson Grandson

Congrats to poker icon Doyle Brunson, who announced Monday a new addition coming to the Brunson family courtesy of son Todd.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/13/2018

Justin Bonomo Tops List of Poker Pro Net Worth for 2018

Justin Bonomo Tops List of Poker Pro Net Worth for 2018

At $24.9 million Justin Bonomo has earned more than double that of the number two player on list

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/13/2018

PokerStars Outage Leads to Tournament Cancellations: What's Their Policy?

PokerStars Outage Leads to Tournament Cancellations: What's Their Policy?

Stars issues this statement regarding outages: "Please accept our apologies as we are currently experiencing technical issues. We are currently working on it and our services should be restored as soon as possible."

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/12/2018

7 Years Sober Greg Merson Accuses Seacrets Jamaica USA Waiter of Spiking Drink

7 Years Sober Poker Pro Greg Merson ...Waiter Allegedly Spikes Drink

Poker pro Daniel Negreanu expressed outrage Saturday evening after fellow pro Greg Merson made a shocking tweet related to a sobering experience he recently had while dining out.  "Sobering" might not be the right word though.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/11/2018

Vanessa Selbst Tells New York Times Poker 'is a Very Insular World'

Vanessa Selbst Tells New York Times Poker 'is a Very Insular World'

In an interview appearing this weekend in the New York Times, the biggest female money earner in the world of poker says she has no regrets when it comes to "retiring" and joining the prestigious hedge fund, Bridgewater.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/11/2018

Poker Pro Steven Thompson's GoFundMe Account Hits a Snag

As poker pro Steven Thompson fights for his life in a San Jose, Costa Rica hospital, friends and family of the young player have set up a GoFundMe account with a goal of reaching $15,000.  After two days, only $1395 has been donated.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/11/2018

GoFundMe Account Set Up For Shot Poker Pro: Third Time Attacked in Four Months

GoFundMe Account Set Up For Shot Poker Pro

A GoFundMe account has just been set up for a poker pro shot three times in San Jose, Costa Rica Monday night.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/09/2018

Doyle Brunson Tells Poker Player Kevin Iacofano ‘Keep Going ….Out the Door’

Doyle Brunson Tells Poker Player Kevin Iacofano ‘Keep Going ….Out the Door’

Legendary poke pro Doyle Brunson has gotten into a bit of a tit-for-tat with poker player Kevin Iacofano via Twitter on Thursday.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/09/2018

Americas Cardroom Pauses Tournament in Light of DoS Attack

A massive Denial of Service (DoS) attack against one of the world's largest online poker rooms has forced the pausing of a highly anticipated online tournament.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/08/2018

Phil Laak is Nuts!

Phil Laak, long time boyfriend of the Bride of Chucky star Jennifer Tilly, appears on Poker Night in America for a most unusual moment

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/08/2018

Poker Pro Clings to Life, Shot by Loan Sharks

A poker pro who reached the final tables of two LAPT events is fighting for his life after being shot in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/08/2018

Mike Matusow Meltdown: 'Anyone Who Roots Against Trump to Fail Should Leave the Country'

Mike 'The Mouth' Matusow was on yet another Twitter tear Monday night.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/06/2018

Tom Dwan: Stare-Downs Ruining No-Limit Hold’em Tournaments

Tom Dwan: Stare-Downs Ruining No-Limit Hold’em Tournaments

Poker pro Tom Dwan doesn't like people staring at him during games.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/06/2018

'The Mouth' Talks King James Controversy: 'Could Heal This Country by Talking to POTUS'

Matusow drew quite a bit of responses, not all of them positive. Correction....hardly any of them positive

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/05/2018

Breaking News

Iowa Sports Betting Bill Now in Governor's Hands: Won't Tip Her Hat

Iowa Sports Betting Bill Now in Governor's Hands: Won't Tip Her Hat

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds declined Tuesday to tip her hand on whether she’ll sign a sports betting bill that’s passed its final legislative hurdle.

Tennessee on the Way to Becoming First Mobile Only Sports Betting State

Tennessee on the Way to Becoming First Mobile Only Sports Betting State

Lawmakers voted 58-37 to approve a sports betting bill that could make Tennessee the first state to offer mobile sports betting without any retail outlets such as sports books located at race tracks or casinos.

Can I Bet on NFL Games Online From Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont

While the US Supreme Court has now made sports betting legal in the Unite States, those residents of Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont will not be able to bet the NFL in any of the state's casinos (or lack thereof) for the upcoming 2018 season.