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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.

Businessman Cleared for His Role in Running Poker Games From Villa

Businessman Cleared for His Role in Running Poker Games From Villa

A 55-year-old Iranian businessman has been acquitted of running a gambling den that hosted high stakes poker games from his villa in Dubai. 

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/07/2017

6 Examples of Poker Angle Shooting Caught on TV

6 Examples of Poker Angle Shooting Caught on TV

Angle shooting is the act of using various underhanded, unfair methods to take advantage of inexperienced opponents.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/06/2017

How Slow the Game Are in August in Vegas With Andrew Neeme

How Slow the Game Are in August in Vegas With Andrew Neeme

With the poker high season transitioning immediately into the low season in Las Vegas, let's add up all of the highs and lows over the course of the vlog thus far.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/04/2017

How to Play Against a Spin and Go Qualifier

How to Play Against a Spin and Go Qualifier

With the explosion of the Spin and Go format, many tournaments are overflowing with players who qualified this way.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/04/2017

Probe of Poker Player Also Involves Wiretapping of Cops

Probe of Poker Player Also Involves Wiretapping of Cops, Local Commissioner

Brandon Steven revealed back in February that he was under an FBI probe

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/01/2017

PolkerStars? Doug Polk on Sponsorship Deal Says ‘Everyone has Their Price’

PolkerStars? Doug Polk on Sponsorship Deal Says  ‘Everyone has Their Price’

Wears PokerStars jacket upon making revelation.....then THIS happened....

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/01/2017

2017 WSOP Europe Main Event to Pay Out €1 Million to Winner

2017 WSOP Europe Main Event to Pay Out €1 Million to Winner

King's Casino has bumped the guarantee on the WSOP Europe Main Event to €5M for this year with the winner receiving €1M.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/31/2017

Poker Pro Depressed After Winning Millions of Dollars

Poker Pro Depressed After Winning Millions of Dollars

Ben Wilinofsky spent much of his career trying to win happiness at the poker tables.  What he won was millions of dollars.  The happiness part?  Well…

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/30/2017

Doyle Brunson Confirms He's All In ‘Poker After Dark’ Reboot

Doyle Brunson Confirms ‘Old vs. New’ Battle on ‘Poker After Dark’

Filming begins August 14

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/30/2017

Viktor Blom is Back and on Fire

Viktor Blom is Back and Tearing Things Up

Viktor Blom is BACK! The high stakes action across various games has been fast and furious.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/30/2017

Ryan Fee Talks Opening or Raising as the First Player In

Ryan Fee Talks Opening or Raising as the First Player In

Upswing Poker has teamed up with Card Player to bring you some exclusive poker strategy content.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/28/2017

PokerStars Part of the Illuminati?

PokerStars Part of the Illuminati?

Secret symbolism and a new world order

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/28/2017

OSS Cub3d Online Poker Tournament Promises $6.7 Million

OSS Cub3d Online Poker Tournament Promises $6.7 Million

For the second time this year we’re bringing you a 4-week long tournament extravaganza and this time, we’re guaranteeing $6.7 million over 141 action-packed events!

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/27/2017

Bitcoin: More Swings Before New High Over $3000

Bitcoin: More Swings Before New High Over $3000

Sheba Jafari, the head of technical strategy at Goldman Sachs, notes that bitcoin “may need another few swings” before it tests new highs, however.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/26/2017

Online Poker Room to Begin Offering Ethereum

Online Poker Room to Begin Offering Ethereum

In an exclusive interview with Americas Cardroom, a spokesperson for the world’s 5th largest online poker room revealed the site is set to begin offering Ethereum

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/26/2017

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

Breaking News

North Korea Legalizes Gambling on Horses to Help Mitigate Sanctions Pain

North Korea Legalizes Gambling on Horses to Help Mitigate Sanctions Pain

Per North Korea’s KCNA news agency, races called the "Autumn Race-Goers Games" were held Sunday at the Mirim Riding Club

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

Genovese Mobster Charged Last Year for Illegal Bookmaking Now Indicted on Tax Fraud

Genovese Mobster Charged Last Year for Illegal Bookmaking Now Indicted on Tax Fraud

Genovese Mobster Salvatore DeMeo has bee indicted on tax fraud charges and is accused of cheating the IRS out of $365,000 in taxes.