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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.

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

Doug Polk on Phil Hellmuth, Chris Ferguson Bromance: 'We Need to Talk About This'

Doug Polk on Phil Hellmuth, Chris Ferguson Bromance: 'We Need to Talk About This'

Well... Chris Ferguson is our 2017 World Series of Poker Player of the Year....and some folks have issues over this...to say the least.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/13/2017

Booze and ‘Fatigue’ to Blame for Contested $3 Million Poker Loss

Booze and ‘Fatigue’ to Blame for Contested $3 Million Poker Loss

Casino owner is yet to pay pro $2 million of $3 million won during poker game

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/10/2017

Israel's Nadav Lipszyc Wins the 2017 Battle of Malta Title

Israel's Nadav Lipszyc Wins the 2017 Battle of Malta Title

At a fast-paced final table that only lasted five hours, Israel's Nadav Lipszyc pushed through to take down the €200,000 top prize in his first big live poker tournament.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/08/2017

Local Man Wins Six Figures on HPT

Local Man Wins Six Figures on HPT

Poker enthusiasts in the Pittsburgh market have been asking for a Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) event for quite some time.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/08/2017

PA Web Gambling Will Take at Least a Year to Enact

PA Web Gambling Will Take at Least a Year to Enact

Anyone living in Pennsylvania looking to place a bet online tomorrow will be out of luck.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/07/2017

There is Mourning by Some Who Learn Chris Ferguson is Poker Player of Year

There is Mourning by Some Who Learn Chris Ferguson is Poker Player of Year

Chris Ferguson is a hated poker player due to his involvement in an elaborate ponzi scheme tied to once behemoth online poker room Full Tilt Poker back in 2011.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/07/2017

Hedge Fund Manager, Poker Player Bill Perkins Talks Dan Bilzerian And Cryptocurrency

Hedge Fund Manager, Poker Player Bill Perkins Talks Dan Bilzerian And Cryptocurrency

Film producer and hedge fund manager Bill Perkins talks about the world of cryptocurrency and his bet with Instagram Playboy Dan Bilzerian earlier in the year.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/06/2017

Battle of Malta Shatters All Records

Battle of Malta Shatters All Records

The 2017 Battle of Malta Main Event is officially the biggest ever with over 2,000 entries and, for the first-time, a €1m prize pool– double the guarantee!

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/05/2017

Chris Ferguson ‘Poker Villain’ Wins WSOPE, Restaurant Manager Wins Colossus

Chris Ferguson ‘Poker Villain’ Wins WSOPE, Restaurant Manager Wins Colossus

Poker pariah Chris Ferguson shook the poker world Wednesday night when he captured his sixth World Series of Poker bracelet at the the WSOPE in Rozvadov, Czech Republic.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/04/2017

Collusion Ring Detected at Party Poker

On Oct. 21, a TwoPlusTwo forum poster named "FarseerFinland" posted a thread titled "Huge collusion ring in High Stakes MTTs at PartyPoker" that unveiled suspected collusion within high-stakes tournaments at partypoker, prompting response and action from the online poker site.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/02/2017

Party Poker MILLIONS 2017-2018 Schedule released

Party Poker MILLIONS 2017-2018 Schedule released

Party Poker has unveiled its 2017-2018 MILLIONS schedule through December 2018.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/02/2017

Former Miss Universe Takes Down Poker Pro

Former Miss Universe Takes Down Poker Pro

See who this former Miss Universe is and who she went up against

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/02/2017

Ponzi Schemer Chris Ferguson Leads WSOP Player of the Year Race

One of the individuals named for his involvement in an online poker ponzi scheme could become the 2017 Poker Player of the Year.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/31/2017

PA Becomes 4th US State to Legalize Online Poker, DFS Too

Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday signed legislation authorizing a major expansion of gambling in what's already the nation's second-largest commercial casino state, as Pennsylvania government leaders searched for money to plug holes in the state's tattered finances.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/30/2017

More Absolute Poker Payouts 6 Months Later, Punta Cana Champ Wins

More Absolute Poker Payouts 6 Months Later, Punta Cana Champ Wins

The Garden City Group (GCG) has started another wave of payments in the ongoing Absolute Poker remission process with 7400 players to get something.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/30/2017

Doug Polk: When the Worst Possible River Card Comes

Doug Polk: When the Worst Possible River Card Comes

In King of the Hill II, we have a first round match between two close friends and heads up specialists: defending champion Olivier Busquet and WSOP One Drop winner Dan Colman.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/28/2017

Poker pro Ivey, Friend Must Repay $10.1M to Borgata in Cards Case

Poker pro Ivey, Friend Must Repay $10.1M to Borgata in Cards Case

Poker pro Phil Ivey and a companion must return more than $10 million they won from an Atlantic City casino while playing cards that were arranged in a certain way to give the players an edge.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/26/2017

Battle of Malta Tournament Director Talks This Year’s Poker Extravaganza

Battle of Malta Tournament Director Talks This Year’s Poker Extravaganza

Event is already underway and attracts hundreds of players from around the world to this beautiful Mediterranean island nation.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/26/2017

Online Gambling Bill Nears Vote in Pennsylvania House After Passing in Senate

Online Gambling Bill Nears Vote in Pennsylvania House After Passing in Senate

The Pennsylvania House returned to session Thursday to continue debating a just-unveiled plan to expand casino-style gambling to truck stops, online portals, airports and 10 new mini-casino sites.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/26/2017

ICO for Blockchain Based Poker Room Opens, Thiel: Underestimating Bitcoin Potential

ICO for Blockchain Based Poker Room Opens, Thiel: Underestimating Bitcoin Potential

Peter Thiel says: "I'm skeptical of most of them (cryptocurrencies), I do think people are a little bit … underestimating bitcoin...."

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/26/2017

Million Dollar Guaranteed Tournaments Every Week, Ivy Loses Case, More

Million Dollar Guaranteed Tournaments Every Week, Ivy Loses Case, More

Tournaments to start every week next year from January 7th until March 25th.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/25/2017

Phil Ivey Returns to Poker While Another Big Name Pro Retires

Phil Ivey Returns to Poker While Another Big Name Pro Retires

BREAKING NEWS! Phil Ivey has vowed to return to the poker scene, and hasn't lost his love for large field tournaments.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/19/2017

Breaking News

Why Becoming An Online Bookie Is A Lucrative Thing

Why Becoming An Online Bookie Is A Lucrative Thing

Becoming an online bookie is not a hard thing as it used to be in the old days. Today, thanks to pay per head online bookie software, it is easy and simple to become an online bookie, a proud site owner that offers clients an opportunity to enjoy their various online games.

Bitcoin Sportsbook Anybet.eu Closes Shop, Will Likely Stiff Players

Bitcoin Sportsbook Anybet.eu Closes Shop, Will Likely Stiff Players

One of a recent crop of Bitcoin-only online sportsbooks has reportedly closed its doors.

Are Cryptocurrencies the Future of iGaming?

There has been a lot of discussion recently about the merits of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and ether.