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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.

Online Gambling for Dummies, Newbies, Beginners

Online Gambling for Dummies, Newbies, Beginners

No idea how to place a wager online?  No problem.  Today’s online gambling sites treat everyone as if they are newbies, beginners….and, dare we say it, total dummies.  

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/26/2017

2017 WSOP Main Event Champ Got His Start Playing Poker Online in NJ

2017 WSOP Main Event Champ Got His Start Playing Poker Online in NJ

"Two weeks ago, I was just a New Jersey online grinder, and nothing's really changed," the 25-year-old said.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/26/2017

Antonio Esfandiari Bad for Poker?

Antonio Esfandiari Bad for Poker?

Critical comments by Scott Seiver about Esfandiari and Norman Chad regarding public perception of the game

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/25/2017

Phil Ivey, Dave ‘Devilfish’ Ullioit Inducted Into Poker Hall of Fame

Phil Ivey, Dave ‘Devilfish’ Ullioit Inducted Into Poker Hall of Fame

Phil Ivey, one of the greats in the world of poker, and the late Dave “Devilfish” Ullioit have been inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame over the weekend.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/24/2017

Scott Blumstein Living the American Dream After Winning 2017 WSOP Main Event

Scott Blumstein Living the American Dream After Winning 2017 WSOP Main Event

Scott Blumstein shares his experience after winning $8,150,000 and becoming the latest World Series of Poker Main Event champ.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/23/2017

Scott Blumstein vs. Dan Ott in 2017 WSOP Main Event Final: Blumfield Wins

Scott Blumstein vs. Dan Ott in 2017 WSOP Main Event Final: Who Wins?

With France’s Benjamin Pollak eliminated in 3rd place, an American was going to win this year's WSOP Main Event Final

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/23/2017

Antoine Saout, Bryan Piccioli, Damian Salas Eliminated from WSOP Final Table

Antoine Saout,  Bryan Piccioli, Damian Salas Eliminated from WSOP Final Table

Frenchmen Antoine was one of two players to make a repeat appearance at the Final Table

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/22/2017

Jack Sinclair Eliminated in 8th Place at 2017 WSOP

Jack Sinclair Eliminated in 8th Place at 2017 WSOP

Sinclair walks away with $1.2 million for his efforts

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/21/2017

Lamb Out as Seven Players Remain in This Year’s WSOP Main Event Final

Lamb Out as Seven Players Remain in This Year’s WSOP Main Event Final

Ben Lamb and Jack Sinclair were both eliminated as part of the three-day 2017 World Series of Poker Final.  Seven players now remain.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/21/2017

And We’re Off – 2017 WSOP Main Event Resumes

And We’re Off – 2017 WSOP Main Event Resumes

The 2017 World Series of Poker Main Event is down to a final table. Only nine players remain of a field of 7,221, all guaranteed $1,000,000 at this point.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/20/2017

Meet the Final 9 of the 2017 WSOP Main Event: 3 to be Eliminated Thursday

Meet the Final Nine of the 2017 WSOP Main Event: Three to be Eliminated Thursday

WSOP.com presents a look at each of the nine finalists at this year’s World Series of Poker Main Event. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/20/2017

Shane Faulk Wins $132,262 in HPT 200th Event

Shane Faulk Wins $132,262 in HPT 200th Event

Shane Faulk dominated the final table at Heartland Poker Tour's (HPT) 200th event Monday at Golden Gates Casino & Poker Parlour to capture the title, bracelet, and $132,262.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/20/2017

Can Jack Sinclair Win the 2017 World Series of Poker Main Event?

Can Jack Sinclair Win the 2017 World Series of Poker Main Event?

Jack Sinclair joins the Joe Ingram podcast to discuss his first ever World Series of Poker main event final table appearance.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/19/2017

Republicans Abruptly Exit PA Budget Talks That Include Gambling Expansion

Republicans Abruptly Exit PA Budget Talks That Include Gambling Expansion

Efforts to end Pennsylvania’s 18-day stalemate over how to pay for a $32 billion budget took an unexpected turn Tuesday when House Republican leaders abruptly retreated

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/19/2017

Big Brother Winner Kevin Martin Talks Poker Strategy Similarities With Reality Show

Big Brother Winner Kevin Martin Talks Poker Strategy Similarities With Reality Show

Recent Big Brother winner Kevin Martin shares about some of the similarities between poker strategy and Big Brother strategy.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/19/2017

2017 WSOP Main Event Finalist John Hesp: ‘I am Living the Dream’

2017 WSOP Main Event Finalist John Hesp: ‘I am Living the Dream’

Amateur poker player John Hesp is having a blast at the World Series of Poker....and he's already guaranteed at least a million dollars

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/18/2017

Poker Player Wins $100K Body Fat Bet

Poker Player Wins $100K Body Fat Bet

At 6-foot-1, Walter Fisher tipped the scales at 245 pounds

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/18/2017

Meet the WSOP 2017 Main Event Finalists

Meet the WSOP 2017 Main Event Finalists

The WSOP 2017 Main Event Final Table is set with nine players, two of whom will make repeat appearances for the first time in World Series of Poker history’s modern era.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/18/2017

2017 WSOP Final Table Set: Two Players Make Repeat Appearance

2017 WSOP Final Table Set: Two Players Make Repeat Appearance

After 10 days, the 2017 World Series of Poker Main Event final table is finally set, and it's one for the history books.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/18/2017

Dan Ott Talks 2017 WSOP Main Event

Dan Ott Talks 2017 WSOP Main Event

Drea from Poker Central catches up with Dan Ott on the sidelines at this year's WSOP Main Event. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/17/2017

Richard Dubini Talks 2017 WSOP Main Event

Richard Dubini Talks 2017 WSOP Main Event

Richard Dubini talks to Melissa about a big double up he had and maintaining his stack from chip lead of Day 1B through Day 6. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/17/2017

Baaaaad Ass: Ben Lamb 4th in Chips, Christian Pham Leads Pack in 2017 WSOP Main Event

Baaaaad Ass: Ben Lamb Killing It in WSOP Main Event

Ben Lamb is proving a point after Phil Hellmuth predicted he would win the 2017 World Series of Poker Main Event.  He actually just might do so.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/16/2017

Phil Ivey MIA at WSOP, His Semi-Bluff

Phil Ivey MIA at 2017 WSOP – His Semi-Bluff

TheRinger.com has a great piece on poker icon Phil Ivey, one of the best – if not THE best – players in the game today.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/16/2017

Doug Polk had Good Shot at Deep Run in 2017 WSOP Main Event

Doug Polk had Good Shot at Deep Run in 2017 WSOP Main Event

Almost but in the end Polk failed to cash in this year's Main Event

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/16/2017

Not Baaaaad: Lamb Among 85 Remaining at 2017 WSOP Main Event

Not Baaaaad: Lamb Among 85 Remaining at 2017 WSOP Main Event

Ben Lamb chosen by Phil Hellmuth as the likely 2017 WSOP Main Event winner among top 30 chip leaders Sunday

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/16/2017

Daniel Negreanu and Jeff Gross Have Some Cool News

Daniel Negreanu and Jeff Gross Have Some Cool News

Vlogging all summer throughout the World Series of Poker, Daniel Negreanu and Jeff Gross come together to announce some “cool news”.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/15/2017

Phil Hellmuth Picks Ben Lamb to Win 2017 WSOP Main Event

Phil Hellmuth Picks Ben Lamb to Win 2017 WSOP Main Event

World Series of Poker bracelet record holder Phil Hellmuth revealed on ESPN2 Saturday afternoon his prediction for the 2017 WSOP Main Event winner.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/15/2017

Maria Ho Hits Israel With Casino Magnate Sheldon Adelson?

Maria Ho Hits Israel With Casino Magnate Sheldon Adelson?

Casino mogul and GOP mega donor Sheldon Adelson has made no secret of the fact that he despises the idea of legalized online poker in the US.  He’s actually helped to draft legislation that would prohibit individual states from allowing the activity.  All the more reason why it came as quite a shock that poker pro and hostess of the Battle of Malta would reportedly have headed off to Israel with Adelson.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/15/2017

Damian Salas Leads 297 Players in 2017 WSOP Main Event

Damian Salas Leads 297 Players in 2017 WSOP Main Event

Friday's Day 4 in the World Series of Poker found 1,084 players returning, all attempting to move a step closer to this event's $8.15 million first prize.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/15/2017

PKR Players Lifeline by PokerStars

PKR Poker Players Given Lifeline by PokerStars

At the time of its sudden closure, PKR left customers in limbo without any type of recourse for recovering funds.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/14/2017

Breaking News

Absolute Poker, UltimateBet Players Closer to Getting Paid

Absolute Poker, UltimateBet Players Closer to Getting Paid

The US Department of Justice has approved the first round of payments to those customers affected by the abrupt closure of Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet

Vegas Officer Arraigned on Manslaughter Charge in Chokehold Death

Vegas Officer Arraigned for Manslaughter in Chokehold Death

A suspended police officer has been arraigned on a manslaughter charge in the chokehold death last May of an unarmed man he chased out of a Las Vegas Strip casino.

CNBC: No sex, No gambling as China Tightens Rules on Foreign Investment

CNBC: No sex, No gambling as China Tightens Rules on Foreign Investment

New rules from Beijing prohibit investments in core military technology and anything that endangers national security, according to a report filed by CNBC Monday.