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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.

Doyle Compliments Chino Rheem on Poker Classic Win

Another one of my longtime friends passed a few days ago.  Sammy Baugh, arguably the greatest quarterback in football history, died at age 94.  Baugh was the last surviving member of the inaugura

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/21/2008

Armed Robbery at the Sahara Hotel Poker Room in Vegas

Las Vegas police were investigating an armed robbery at the Sahara Hotel that took place just before 6 pm Friday evening.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/20/2008

Redsfest XI Raises Over $100K in Poker Charity

CINCINNATI (Dec.18, 2008) -- Kahn's Redsfest XI raised a record total of more than $100,000 for the Reds Community Fund.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/20/2008

Chino Rheem Wins Another Million at Poker Classic

It's been a great year for poker player David "Chino" Rheem.  Having finished 7th at this year's World Series of Poker and cashing out with $1.8 million, the 28-year old poker

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/20/2008

Holiday Greetings From Poker Pro Doyle Brunson

DOYLISM OF THE DAY: "A minute of thought is worth more than an hour of talk."

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/20/2008

High Stakes Poker Player Rebounds After Brutal Month

After having an absolutely brutal first month of December where the online poker high stakes player Ziigmund registered over $1.4 million in

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/19/2008

Why an Online Card Room Folds

Internet poker room Zosoz (www.zosoz.com), which went out of business this week just two months after going online, most likely had cash flow problems that caused it to fold.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Dec/19/2008

Boris Becker Will Face Off in Battleship Poker Challenge

PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS Six time Grand Slam winner Boris Becker will face off against four North American PokerStars qualifiers in a heads-up Battleship-style match during the 2009 PokerStars Cari

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/19/2008

Leyden, Fleischaker Lauded for Kentucky Gambling Fight

The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association has taken center stage in the fight to ensure online poker and sports betting become one's legal right.  Juggling a federal and state a

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/19/2008

Opportunity to Win Big Prizes for Christmas in Charity Poker Tournament

UltimateBet today announced the AUFA Charity Xmas Bonanza, a charity poker tournament slated to run this Saturday at 7:30pm ET on the leading online poker site. World poker champion Annie Duke will be playing in the event and all funds raised through the No Limit Hold'em tournament will be donated to Ante Up For Africa, an organization created to raise public awareness and funds for the humanitarian crisis in Darfur. The online poker site has also added a variety of tech toys to the prize pool to make giving even more attractive.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/19/2008

Bluff Magazine Poker Player of The Year to be Determined

Atlanta, GA (December 19, 2008) - After 349 days of play there are only a handful of competitors left in the running for BLUFF Magazine's Player-of-the-Year

Judge Jed Rackoff Presiding Over A. Dikshit Plea

We now know the name of the judge presiding over PartyGaming co-owner Anurag Dikshit's settlement with the US Government.  It's the honorable Judge Jed Rackoff.  For the 95 percent of Gambling911

Submitted by Payton on, Dec/18/2008

Annie Duke Stands By UltimateBet Poker In Wake of Scandal

Despite numerous rumors to the contrary, poker pro Annie Duke revealed to Gambling911.com's own Jenny Woo this week that she is willing to continue to put her name behind Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Dec/18/2008

Gus Hansen Crushes Full Tilt Poker Again

Gus Hansen continued his winning ways yesterday during a monstrous run during a $200/$400 Pot Limit Omaha game at Submitted by Guest on, Dec/18/2008

Another Online Poker Room Bites The Dust

Online poker room Zosoz (www.zosoz.com) has abruptly shut down, just two months after it opened.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Dec/18/2008

Annie Duke: Jon Kyl Could Have Become Attorney General

In Part Two of Gambling911.com Senior Correspondent Jenny Woo's sit down interview with Annie Duke, the poker pro reveals why she feels it was so important for the industry to elect Barack Obama in

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Dec/17/2008

PartyGaming Founder Denies Owning Suitcase Scandal Jet

Representatives speaking on behalf of PartyGaming co-founder, Ruth Parasol, have flatly denied that Great Britain's 79th richest woman had any ownership in a plane used to transport US$8

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/17/2008

World Series of Poker Academy New Cash Game Academy

While winning is how poker players earn their fame, it is cash game play where they earn their living, and beginning in 2009, the World Series of Poker Academy, poker's premier se

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/17/2008

Annie Duke Talks Darfur With Jenny Woo

Annie Duke sat down with Gambling911.com Senior Correspondent, Jenny Woo, to talk about how intertwining poker and charities can be a great thing.  

The amount of money that Annie and many others in the poker community have raised is outstanding and they're not close to being done.  I've never met someone who is more passionate and dedicated about so many great causes.  She did however express to me that she would be getting back out there and "start being a poker player again."   Watch out poker world!  That's all I've got to say.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Dec/17/2008

Poker Portal Owners On US Government List?

On a recent trip back from Brussels I found myself being ushered into that dreaded "US customs interrogation room".  It goes something like this:  You hand your customs form over to a p

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/17/2008

Somach: The Poker Players Alliance Is A Toothless Tiger

Writing in his column that appears at PokerHelper.com, San Francisco Chronicle writer and frequent contributor to the Gambling911.com website, Thomas Somac

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/16/2008

Salvatore Bonavena is First Italian to Win EPT

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, December 15, 2008 -- The PokerStars European Poker Tour had its first ever Italian winner last night when PokerStars sponsored player Salvatore Bonavena from Cessaniti, Sout

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/16/2008

Clonie Gowen Doesn’t Need Full Tilt Poker

The poker pro and purported part-owner in the world's second largest online poker room, Full Tilt Poker, is winning big....but it ain't at Full Tilt.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/16/2008

Bad Beat Online Poker Jackpot Goes Over $750,000!

The Wass Poker Bad Beat Jackpot is fast closing in on the world record for the biggest in poker history.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/16/2008

Anurag Dikshit Settlement to Open Up Can of Worms

The news that billionaire co-founder of online poker firm PartyGaming, Anurag Dikshit, has settled with the US Government for $300 million was bound to send shockwaves throughout the sector when th

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/15/2008

PartyGaming’s Anurag Dikshit to Settle With US Gov for $300 Mil

The billionaire co-founder of PartyGaming, Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/15/2008

A Date With Poker Pro Doyle Brunson Will Cost $15K

Nobody said poker legend Doyle Brunson was a cheap date.  After all, this is a man whose stable of babes include the likes of Nicky Hilton, Pamela Anderson, Shannon Elizabeth and even Michael Phel

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/15/2008

Absolute Poker: Life After Cheating Scandal

In an interview with the Card Player Magazine, Absolute Poker COO Paul Liggett acknowledged he had his work cut out for him after assuming a job with the co

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/15/2008

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Third Time's a charm for Englert on HPT

Third Time's a charm for Englert on HPT

Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) events at Golden Gates Casino & Poker Parlour have historically been among the tour's largest stops. This time around was no exception. The opening $400 Kick Off tournament set a Colorado state record with 912 entries. The Main Event drew 607 total players, building a prize pool of $892,290.