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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.

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

Gambling911 Founder Talks the Synergies Between Bitcoin and Web Gambling

Gambling911 Founder Talks the Synergies Between Bitcoin and Web Gambling

The crypto-currency sector in many ways is mirroring the early days of online gambling, often referred to as the “Wild West”. 

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/18/2017

Texas Poker Clubs Fear They May Need to Fold With New Law

Texas Poker Clubs Fear They May Need to Fold With New Law

Jody Wheeler is betting on a business model he bills as a legal and safe place to play poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/17/2017

Matusow vs. Selbst Demonstrates a Nation Divided – Twitterverse Responds

Matusow vs. Selbst Demonstrates a Nation Divided – Twitterverse Responds

Things got ugly this past week as vocal poker pro Mike “The Mouth” Matusow tweeted that disgraced Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, accused of sexual harassment and even rape, was essentially doing what is “natural in Hollywood”.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/17/2017

Selbst to Matusow: ‘You are a Pathetic Human Being’ Over Weistein Support

Selbst to Matusow:  ‘You are a Pathetic Human Being’ Over Weistein Support

Matusow tweet seems to suggest doing sexual favors in Hollywood was common knowledge

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/16/2017

Trump Loses One Big Supporter: Brunson Says He’s ‘An Orange Idiot’

Trump Loses One Big Supporter: Brunson Says He’s ‘An Orange Idiot’

Life long Republican and one time Donald Trump supporter Doyle Brunson tweeted his apparent disgust with the US President Saturday evening.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/15/2017

New Venture, Same Faces: PokerTribe.com ‘Monster Deal’ a Monstrosity?

New Venture, Same Faces: PokerTribe.com ‘Monster Deal’ a Monstrosity?

The Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma has sold the online poker site pokertribe.com to the California audio company Monster Products Worldwide for an undisclosed sum.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/14/2017

The Thirsty Barber Creates ‘Battle of Malta Cocktail’

The Thirsty Barber Creates ‘Battle of Malta Cocktail’

The Battle of Malta poker tournament is about to kick off shortly.  Check out this specialty drink for those in attendance.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/12/2017

PokerStars Looks to Capitalize on Artificial Intelligence

PokerStars Looks to Capitalize on Artificial Intelligence

Recently published advertisements suggest an international recruitment effort hiring for roles in both the company's London and Dublin offices.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/11/2017

Seminole Hard Rock “Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open” Announces Series Kick-Off Nov. 15 – Nov. 29

Seminole Hard Rock “Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open” Announces Series Kick-Off Nov. 15 – Nov. 29

$2 Million Guaranteed Championship Headlines Series with Poker Night in America Television Production

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/11/2017

Use Poker Tournaments To Increase Traffic On Your Pay Per Head Site

Use Poker Tournaments To Increase Traffic On Your Pay Per Head Site

Do You Know How To Use Poker Tournaments To Increase Traffic On Your Pay Per Head Site? If you are a severe bookie, then you know how important it is to have enough traffic on your site.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/10/2017

Five Facts About Poker Star Bryn Kenney

Five Facts About Poker Star Bryn Kenney

CardPlayer.com presents five facts about poker pro Bryn Kenney.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/09/2017

New Poker Movie ‘Molly’s Game’ Set to Open on Christmas Day

New Poker Movie ‘Molly’s Game’ Set to Open on Christmas Day

"Molly's Game," a new movie based on the autobiography of Molly Bloom, an entrepreneur who ran high-stakes poker games for Hollywood actors and other celebrities and was busted by the FBI, is to open in movie theaters on Christmas Day.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/09/2017

Pod With Jnandez And HUGE SALE At Upswing Poker!

Today I'm joined by Fernando "Jnandez" Habegger to make a big announcement regarding a new course at Upswing Poker and the closing of PLO University. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/06/2017

With 1 Sentence, Poker Champ Phil Hellmuth Just Described the Perfect Way to Overcome Adversity

With 1 Sentence, Poker Champ Phil Hellmuth Just Described the Perfect Way to Overcome Adversity

Jeff Haden of Inc.com: “My interview with the 14-time WSOP bracelet winner on the parallels between startups and poker, how to make smart decisions, and what he does when the chips really are down”.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/05/2017

Bilzerian Lashes Out at Those Who Called Him ‘Coward’ at Mass Shooting

Bilzerian Lashes Out at Those Who Called Him ‘Coward’ at Mass Shooting

Poker pro and Instagram Playboy filmed himself running from the scene claiming he witnessed woman’s brains spilling from her head

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/04/2017

PokerTribe.com Murky Legal Mess

Last Thursday, Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes Gov. Eddie Hamilton filed a lawsuit in a tribal court in Concho, Oklahoma against Universal Entertainment Group (UEG) owner, Fereidoun ‘Fred’ Khalilian.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/04/2017

Winner of First-Ever WSOP Circuit Main Event at Seminole Hard Rock Announced

Winner of First-Ever WSOP Circuit Main Event at Seminole Hard Rock Announced

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. concluded its first ever World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit in the early hours of Tuesday.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/03/2017

Vegas Gunman was a High-Stakes Gambler With No Criminal History

Vegas Gunman was a High-Stakes Gambler With No Criminal History

Stephen Paddock, whose bank robber father was once on the FBI's most-wanted list, had no children and plenty of money

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/02/2017

Poker Pro Dan Bilzerian Runs for Life, Caught Up in Vegas Mass Shooting

Poker Pro Dan Bilzerian Runs for Life, Caught Up in Vegas Mass Shooting

Professional poker player Dan Bilzerian was attending the Harvest Festival in Vegas when a gunman opened fire from over 30 floors up, killing more than 50 people and injuring hundreds more. 

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/02/2017

I have a Straight Against Phil Hellmuth, But Should I Lay it Down?

I have a Straight Against Phil Hellmuth, But Should I Lay it Down?

Phil Hellmuth is renowned worldwide for his trademark "white magic", but he must be working some kind of darker voodoo to orchestrate a cooler this brutal. He's plaid this hand tricky

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/28/2017

$1.7m Donated by Poker, DFS Pros in Dan Smith Charity Drive

$1.7m Donated by Poker, DFS Pros in Dan Smith Charity Drive

What started as a pledge by poker pro Dan Smith to match anyone's charitable donations up to a total of $175,000 has snowballed into a huge $1.7 million fundraiser.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/26/2017

35 Rounded Up in Hawaii as Authorities Raid Underground Card Rooms

35 Rounded Up in Hawaii as Authorities Raid Underground Card Rooms

Hawaiian police have shuttered various illegal poker rooms in Oahu and arrested 35 individuals Monday.  More arrests are anticipated.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/26/2017

Poker Showdown in the Show-Me State

Poker Showdown in the Show-Me State

For years, poker enthusiasts in the Kansas City market were clamoring for a Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) stop in their backyard.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/26/2017

Ford to Introduce Self-Driving Car….With Built-in Poker Table

Ford to Introduce Self-Driving Car….With Built-in Poker Table

Ford Motor Co. has announced it patented a retractable poker table – airbag included – for use in its self-driving cars.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/25/2017

Breaking News

Arizona’s Tohono O’odham Nation Finally Starts Construction Of Casino

Arizona’s Tohono O’odham Nation Finally Starts Construction Of Casino

The Arizona casino industry is set to expand.  Above all, This will happen after the completion of the construction of Tohono O’odham Nation gaming facility. 

The Scoop on Progressive Slot Machines

The Scoop on Progressive Slot Machines

There are two basic types of slot machine jackpots aside from online slots. The first type is the old school slot machines where the jackpot was listed right on the slot machine glass permanently and was almost always three or five 7's, depending on how many reels there were.

Tobey Maguire a ‘Royal Jerk at Poker Table’, Told Hostess to ‘Bark Like a Seal’

“Molly’s Game”, the new memoire from the so-called “Poker Princess” Molly Bloom, arrived in bookstores Thursday (June 12, 2014) and it’s not without its juicy tidbits blasting the likes of “Spider-Man” actor Tobey Maguire.