Poker

Doyle Brunson Said to be Doing Some ‘Serious Back Peddling’ in POTUS Bashing

Doyle Brunson Said to be Doing Some ‘Serious Back Peddling’ in POTUS Bashing

Once a big supporter of US President Donald Trump, poker legend Doyle Brunson has made it clear he’s not exactly thrilled with Trump since he’s been in office.  This sentiment was relayed in a tweet Thursday, making reference to this past Tuesday’s Alabama Senate race.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/14/2017

Jessica Chastain Receives Golden Globe Nomination for Molly’s Game Role

Jessica Chastain Receives Golden Globe Nomination for Molly’s Game Role

Jessica Chastain dazzled in a low cut blue gown at the Amsterdam premier of Molly’s Game, which could end up being the best poker film ever (until now it’s been Rounders).  Chastain was nominated the night before for a Golden Globe.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2017

Engel Wins Second HPT Title and $162k

Engel Wins Second HPT Title and $162k

Poker pro also earns Player of the Year honors

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2017

Ben Marsh Wins 2017 MSPT Main Event

Ben Marsh Wins 2017 MSPT Main Event

The MSPT Season Final $1,100 Main Event at Canterbury Park - Racetrack & Card Casino attracted a record 493 entries, which surpassed the spring event (475 entries) as the largest major poker tournament ($1K+ buy-in) in Minnesota history.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2017

Poker Player Suing Caesars for Fraud: Claims Inappropriate Ban

Poker Player Suing Caesars for Fraud: Claims Inappropriate Ban

PokerNews.com is reporting that a poker player has filed a lawsuit against Caesars after the casino hit him with a ban to avoid honoring his Global Casino Championship seat.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2017

Poker Pro Mike Matusow: ‘All Dems are Evil’

Poker Pro Mike Matusow: ‘All Dems are Evil’

Following the loss of Republican Judge Roy Moore in the special election for Senator of Alabama, poker pro Mike Matusow went on a Twitter rampage.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa First Casino in U.S. to Feature IGT’s Award-Winning SPHINX 4D™ Video Slots

The new video slot machines combine mid-air haptic and gesture-based technology with awe-inspiring, glasses-free TRUE 3D™ graphics.

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

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

Breaking News

Mafia Planned to Infiltrate Malta Gambling Sector

Mafia Planned to Infiltrate Malta Gambling Sector

An anti-Mafia investigation in Palermo uncovered “advanced plans” by Mafia clans to relocate their underground activities through online gaming companies in Malta, the Times of Malta is informed.

Doyle Brunson Said to be Doing Some ‘Serious Back Peddling’ in POTUS Bashing

Doyle Brunson Said to be Doing Some ‘Serious Back Peddling’ in POTUS Bashing

Once a big supporter of US President Donald Trump, poker legend Doyle Brunson has made it clear he’s not exactly thrilled with Trump since he’s been in office.  This sentiment was relayed in a tweet Thursday, making reference to this past Tuesday’s Alabama Senate race.

Caesars Bans Player for Being Named in Legendz Sports Indictment

Caesars Bans Poker Player for Being Named in Legendz Sports Indictment

A player suing Caesars Casino for allegedly banning him had previously worked for the now-defunct Legendz Sports, a company the US Government forced to close in 2013.