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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.

Microgaming Website Down: A Kentucky Casualty?

On Tuesday morning, one of the online gambling industry's largest software providers, Microgaming, was not online.  The dreaded "Site Not Available" appeared when anyone tried to type in

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/04/2008

Online Poker Players Watch Washington State Governor Race Closely

Will she stay or will she go?  The Washington State Governor race is close as Democrat Chris Gregoire is facing a stiff challenge from Dino Rossi, a former state senator.  The two restaged their

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/04/2008

Poker Writer Tom Somach Upsets Another Country

First it was Denmark.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/04/2008

Alex Rodriguez - High Stakes Poker Player

Professional baseball player Alex Rodriguez is not only playing Madonna, he's got a knack for some high stakes poker as well.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/03/2008

Boycott Papa John’s, Pizza Hut? Is Kentucky Really The Pizza Capital?

One interesting "fact" that has come out of the debacle involving Kentucky's decision to seize 141 online gambling domains, we have discovered that the Kentucky - of all places - is the p

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/03/2008

Legal Documents Obtained Related to ZIP Payment Online Gambling Solutions

Gambling911.com has obtained legal documents filed by the US Government in cases against ZIP Payment Solutions founders, Edward Courdy and Michael Gardone.  Both operated a payment processing comp

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/02/2008

Jenny Woo Talks To Barney Frank: Online Gambling Not Bad for Economy

As one of the key allies for the online gambling industry, Democratic Congressman Barney Frank has been working diligently to have the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act (UIGEA) repealed.  A

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Nov/02/2008

Two New Poker Hall of Fame Inductees Two New Poker Hall of Fame Inductees

As part of the ceremonies for the final table of the main event of the World Series of Poker held on November 9th, Dewey Tomko and Henry Orenstein will be inducted to the Poker Hall of fame.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/02/2008

Boycott Kentucky: Internet Community Expresses Outrage

A website calling itself www.boycottkentucky.com orchestrated a campaign Friday to have angry Web users call Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear's office e

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/01/2008

Online Poker Nearly Destroyed Strictly Come Dancing Star

Austin Healey lost nearly £15,000 playing online poker. 

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Oct/31/2008

Wass Poker Forum $6000 Challenge

WassPoker is warming up for its second set of Online Forum Events this weekend.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/31/2008

It’s a Halloween $200,000 Treat At UltimateBet Poker

Forget the candy!  Want the chance for a cool $200,000 this Halloween?  Take part in UltimateBet.com's Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament TONIGHT (Submitted by Payton on, Oct/31/2008

Lacey Jones and Christina Lindley Bluff Magazine Spread Is Here

Critical-thinking poker intelligentsia like us know that the true measure of a woman poker player is not the superficial shit like how much money she's won or bracelets she's snagged.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/31/2008

Poker Games Online - Free Poker Game Downloads

There is a wide variety of poker games online and free poker game downloads.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/30/2008

How To Play Ace To 5 Low Ball Poker Online

Want to learn how to play Ace to 5 Low Ball poker online?  It's a relatively easy game to learn. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/30/2008

Barney Frank Discusses the Future of Online Gambling With Gambling911

Gambling911.com Senior Reporter, Jenny Woo, recently went to Washington, DC where she met up with a handful of important allies in the fight to legalize online gambling, among them chairman of the

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Oct/30/2008

Bodog Internet Gambling Leads to Money Laundering Charges

As widely feared, reports surfaced on Thursday that charges have been levied against Bodog and its falling Internet gambling empire.

Federal authorities in Maryland have filed money-laundering charges against two men, Edward Courdy and Michael Garone, who have figured in an ongoing investigation into Bodog, according to the Baltimore City Paper.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/30/2008

How To Play - 5 Card Draw Online

Learning how to play 5 Card Draw online is easy.  In fact, it is usually the first poker game people learn how to play. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/30/2008

How To Play - 7 card Stud Hi / Lo

This 7 Card Stud Hi/Lo - How to play guide comes to us from our friends at Wass Poker  now offering a 100

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/30/2008

How to play - Razz

Razz is a low version of Seven card ‘Stud' and uses the Ace to five low hand values.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/30/2008

Professional Poker Player, Grateful Dead Attorney Dead

A professional poker player, who doubled as the longtime attorney for the rock band the Grateful Dead, is dead.

According to media reports, Harold "Hal" Kant, 77, of Reno, Nevada, USA, who earned a championship gold bracelet and $174,000 for winning a pot-limit Omaha tournament at the 1987 World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas, died October 19 in Reno from pancreatic cancer.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/30/2008

Trade Group Confident To Get Online Gambling Prohibition Overturned

The US Department of Justice filed their response brief with the US 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals, in iMEGA v.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/30/2008

Ylon Schwartz Speaks Out About the WSOP Layoff

For the first time in the history of the Main Event, last summer's 2008 World Series of Poker did not culminate in the crowning of a new world champion.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/30/2008

How To Play - 7 Card Stud

How to play 7 Card Stud?  It's simple actually.

Each player will be dealt 7 cards throughout the game and must attempt to make the best 5 card poker hand possible.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/30/2008

How to Play Omaha Hi/Lo Online

Omaha Hi/Lo is another version of Omaha. When we look at how to play Omaha Hi/Lo Online, we see that in this variation of the game betting blinds and posting are exactly the same as in Omaha.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/30/2008

First Kentucky, Now Australia to Ban Online Poker Sites?

Taking a cue from Kentucky Governor Beshears, it appears that Australia is now looking to ban Internet access to not only porn sites but gambling portals as well.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/30/2008

Allinlatino.com Lifestyle of a Winner Party Poker Event This November

Once again, Allinlatino.com is leading with another 'Lifestyle of a Winner Party!' This fabulous event will take place on November 8th at the Majestic Casino in the MultiCentro Mall, Panama City.Submitted by Guest on, Oct/30/2008

How to Play Omaha High Poker Online

If you are looking to find out how to play Omaha High online, look no further than this article which is courtesy of Wass P

Poker Company Challenging NY State Gambling Laws

In light of the outlawing of most forms of online and live gaming, a relatively new trend has popped up.  Most commonly known as bar poker leagues, these are free to the public and most times host

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/29/2008

How to play Texas Hold’em Online

If you are looking to find out how to play Texas Hold'em online, look no further than this article which is courtesy of Was

Breaking News

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. 

What You Need In Your Home Office For Successful Bookie Business

Bookmaking is a  profession. It is a work just like any other. You need to take it seriously. If you want real benefits, you need to give it credit. This is even if you are working from home.

Bitcoin: The Basics for Online Poker Affiliates

Bitcoin: The Basics for Online Poker Affiliates

Americas Cardroom answers all the important questions concerning the crypto-currency Bitcoin like What is Bitcoin?, Why use Bitcoin? And How does it work?  All this in an effort to encourage online poker affiliates to use Bitcoin for all their transactions with the long established Internet card room.

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