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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.

Gus Hansen Up $3.2 Million at Full Tilt

Gus Hansen is renowned as one of the top poker players in the world.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/29/2008

Advise Your Online Gambling Clients to Block Kentucky?

Noted online gambling attorney I.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/28/2008

Bertrand "Elky" Grospellier Wins WPT Festa al Lago

Given his chip lead going into final table play, no real shocker that Bertrand "Elky" Grospellier captured the WPT Festa al Lago championship at the Bellagio in Las Vegas yesterday.

Elky weilded is big stack aggressively (not as hot as it soundsTM), moving all-in in (not as hot as it soundsTM) time after time, pounding the rest of the guys at the table into submission (definitely not as hot as it sounds).

By the time Elky got heads-up with Nam Le, he held a 15-1 chip advantage, and wasted little time closing out him out and claiming the championship.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/27/2008

New World Record for Online Poker Pot

It used to be that online poker was a place for up and comers to hone in their poker skills.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/27/2008

Can Kentucky Kill Online Gambling?

The online poker industry may once again be fundamentally changing in the United States.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/27/2008

Jenny Woo Explores The World of Underground Poker Rooms

In years past Underground Poker Rooms have been given a bad rap. When I think of these gaming facilities, I reference back to the 1998 movie "Rounders" with Matt Damon.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Oct/27/2008

Latest UltimateBet Aruba Classic Winner Matt Brady: No Monster Truck Yet!

I'm sure a lot of you read my "all in good humor" article on UltimateBet Aruba Classic Winner, Matt Brady.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Oct/25/2008

Disgraced Former Cricket Player Now Poker Pro?

Only in the world of poker can someone viewed as a person of low moral character be seen as a hero.

The latest example?

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/24/2008

Bodog’s Fall From Grace Continues

BodogLife.com - once the envy of online gambling operators everywhere - continues to struggle and perhaps nowhere is this more evident than by checking their stats at Submitted by Payton on, Oct/24/2008

Doyle Brunson on the Bellagio Tournament

The Bellagio tournament is the greatest! There is no dinner break and you can be home in bed by 10:00 pm if you choose. It is really good if you are a little long in the tooth.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/23/2008

PokerStars Bans Player Who Is Repeat Offender

Yet again has the poker world been surprised by one of its rising starts being banned by an online poker room.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/23/2008

Boycott the Commonwealth of Kentucky as Foote Loses Ground

Jeffrey Reynolds Ph.D, owner of AmericanFlags.com has set up a site asking people to boycott the state of Kentucky after a circuit court judge decided to allow for the seizure of 141 online gamblin

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/23/2008

What the #$%&!@ is Zosoz?

Zosoz?

Yep, Zosoz!

That, believe it or not, is the name of the latest so-called "legal" online poker room to grace the Internet.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/22/2008

Kentucky Online Gambling Domain Seizure Case: Judge Considers Stay

Franklin County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wingate has taken into advisement a Motion of Stay during a hearing today that would determine if 141 online gambling domain names are to be seized on Nov

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/22/2008

UltimateBet is Starting to Make Headway

Long hovering around the number 9 and 10 spot among the world's top online poker rooms in terms of real cash players, UltimateBet.comSubmitted by Ace King on, Oct/22/2008

Poker Pro Dennis Phillips eBay Poker Auction

With four days left on his Ebay auction to net an additional sponsor for the WSOP Main Event, Dennis Phillips has currently attracted 21 bids with the top offer standing at $13,100.00.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/21/2008

Online Porn Next on Kentucky List of Seized Domain Targets?

Now that Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has been successful at seizing some 141 online gambling domain names (at least for the time being), some in the Internet community suspect it won't be long

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/21/2008

Wall Street Journal Picks Up On Kentucky Domain Seizure Case

The Wall Street Journal blog offered up the following headline in its coverage of a Kentucky online gambling domain case whereby that commonwealth plans to seize some 141 URLs during a scheduled No

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/21/2008

Latin Series of Poker Joins Forces with PICClub Pro Team

In order to help make the inaugural edition of the LSOP (Latin Series of Poker) an immediate success, PICClub has joined forces with LSOP Management to help draw attention to the event by bringing

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/20/2008

Online Forum Challenge Events #40 & #41 at WassPoker.com

The 2nd weekend of October saw the long anticipated WassPoker hosted Online Forum Challenge events #40 and #41 commence.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/20/2008

World Poker Tour In Danger of Being De-Listed from NASDAQ

With the market taking a daily beating due to the global economy roller coaster and the pending US Presidential Election, things are not looking good for the beleaguered stock.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/20/2008

Judge Wingate Online Gambling Domain Decision Lousy

Few if anyone except perhaps Kentucky Democratic Governor Steve Beshear agreed with a Frankfort Circuit Court judge's decision to allow for forfeiture of some 141 online gambling domain names on Th

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/17/2008

PPA Disappointed in Ruling in KY Domain Name Seizure Case

WASHINGTON, DC. (October 16, 2008) -The Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy group with more than one million members nationwide and more than 16,000 members in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, today expressed its disappointment in the ruling by the Franklin Circuit Court that states poker is not a game of skill and maintained the Commonwealth's right to seize the domain names of Internet gambling websites if these sites do not "geo-block" access for residents of Kentucky.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/17/2008

Kentucky Today: Georgia, Texas Tomorrow

Pat O'Brien, Greenburg-Trauig attorney for i-gaming, had this to say about today's ruling by Judge Wingate, that i-gaming operators must block Kentucky traffic to avoid forfeiture of their domain n

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/17/2008

New Law Opens Door for 500,000 New Italian Online Poker Players

PokerStars today announced the launch of PokerStars.it (see website here) which signals a landmark development in building an Italian only version of

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/17/2008

North American Poker Championship Winner Is....

The 2008 North American Poker Championship winner has been announced and it's a name few of the Gambling911.com readers would know.

Glen Witmer has beaten poker pro Gavin Smith.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/16/2008

2008 North American Poker Championship- Glen Witmer or Gavin Smith?

It was down to the wire Thursday night with two players left out of 454 players competing in this year's World Poker Tour (WPT) North American Poker Championship.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/16/2008

Don’t Write Checks You Can’t Cash

The old saying still holds true today but unlike the "old" days where an unpaid debt may have meant imminent bodily harm, Sean Ahn was served with court papers asking him to pay up on a $

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/16/2008

Opinion and Order in Kentucky Online Gambling Domain Case (In Its Entirety)

Edward Leyden, President of The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association, on Thursday declared "We are going to fight like Hell".

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/16/2008

Association to Challenge Kentucky Online Gambling Domain Ruling

Kentucky circuit court Judge Thomas Wingate has ordered owners of 141 domain names to appear at a November 17th forfeiture hearing, and demonstrate that they are blocking traffic from Kentucky.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/16/2008

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