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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.

Wall Street Bailout a “Farce” Says Poker Legend Doyle Brunson

This 700 billion dollar bailout doesn't seem to be changing anything. The stock market keeps going down and banks keep going under. The culprits are being rewarded at the taxpayer's expense.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/15/2008

Computer Problems Lead to Kentucky Domain Case Delay

There will be no decision Wednesday to determine if some 141 online gambling domains are to be seized by the commonwealth of Kentucky.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/15/2008

Congress Has a New Ratings Guide….Put Out by Poker Community

The Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy group with more than one million members nationwide, today announced the creation of the PPA Congressional Ratings Guide, ava

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/15/2008

WPT: North American Poker Championship Day 2 Chip Leaders

The prize pool for the WPT: North American Poker Championship has finally been announced.

$1,250,352 CAD

$612,427 CAD

$319,337 CAD

$262,469 CAD

$196,851 CAD

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/14/2008

Is Rough Economy Hurting Poker? Online and Brick and Mortar Evidence

Gambling911.com speaks to many online poker affiliates on a regular basis. The consensus is clear: revenues are down thus far in October, way down.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/14/2008

2008 World Series of Poker Chip Leader Plays for Multiple Sclerosis

Stakes at the Final Table of the 2008 World Series of Poker® just got a little higher.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/14/2008

Wednesday Still Target Day for Decision in Kentucky Domain Decision

A Franklin County Circuit Judge is still on schedule to render his decision in a controversial case whereby the Kentucky commonwealth is looking to seize some 141 Internet gambling domain names.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/14/2008

Wass Poker - Online Forum Challenge Features Great Cash Prizes

Wass Poker is proud to be hosting Events #42 & #43 of the Online Forum Challenge and this up-coming event is one of the biggest OFC events ever!

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Submitted by Guest on, Oct/14/2008

Poker After Dark to Feature High Rollers Cash Game

The popular late night television show Poker after Dark will feature a lineup of poker superstars when it airs a high rollers c

Indian Nation May Take Action Against Kentucky, Governor Beshear

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear wants 141 online gambling domain names seized. He has called the businesses behind these domain names (all of which operate internationally) "leeches".

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/13/2008

Poker Players Alliance Claims Kentucky Has Most Poker Players in US

An effort by Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear to eradicate the online gambling and poker industry in his state by seizing some 141 related domain names, including most of the top Internet poker room

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/13/2008

All Eyes on Kentucky as Internet Gambling Domain Decision Nears

Larry Dale Keeling, Lexington Herald-leader columnist, offered his own opinion on what will likely transpire this week in his home state of Kentucky where a Franklin Circuit Court judge is set to m

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/13/2008

UltimateBet Aruba Poker Classic Winner Matt Brady Goes on Shopping Spree

Having just won a cool $1 million at this year's Ultimate Bet Aruba Poker Classic (see UltimateBet website for more), Matt Brady has gone MIA.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Oct/12/2008

Interview with a Blind Poker Player

Just last month, Full Tilt Poker signed poker pro Hal Lubarsky to their roster of Full Tilt pros.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/10/2008

Truly Bizarre Kentucky Court Did Not Reject Domain Case in the First Place

Last month, a Kentucky circuit court judge granted a request by the governor to have 141 Web site names used by online gaming operations transferred to the state's control.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/10/2008

Go Daddy Responds to Kentucky Online Gambling Domain Order

In response to the concerns over registrar Go Daddy turning over the certificate for a number of online poker sites to the Commonwealth of Kentucky, that company has issued a press release.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/09/2008

Jimmy McSweeney Record Win at Ladbrokes.com Irish Poker Festival

Capacity-busting 832 entrants create a prize pool of €416,000 at Killarney, Ireland tournament - the largest European ranking event ever.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/09/2008

Affiliate Poker News: Million Dollar Poker Club Controversy

Playsafe raised more than a few eyebrows at CAP Europe recently.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/09/2008

Kentucky Cannot Go After Registrars In Foreign Countries

In regard to the heavily covered Kentucky Internet gambling domain seizure case whereby the commonwealth's governor, Steve Beshear, wants to block 141 gambling websites, a Gambling911.com reader wi

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/09/2008

Kentucky Online Gambling Domain Seizure Case: Predicted Outcome

Gambling911.com had the opportunity to sit in on Tuesday's very high profile online gambling domain seizure case in Frankfort, Kentucky.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/08/2008

GutShot Poker Moves to Cake Network

The successful United Kingdom based Gutshot Poker has announced that it will be migrating from the Microgaming Network to relative new comer, The Cake Poker network.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/08/2008

Jason Mercier Takes Down the PokerStars High Rollers Event

Jason Mercier is on a tear.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/08/2008

Kudos to Network Solutions for Standing by Online Gambling Sites

"GoDaddy.com, the largest registrar, just rolled over," said Joe Brennan, Jr., President of the Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/08/2008

Kentucky Say It Follows ICANN Rules in Effort to Seize Gambling Domains

The reach of ICANN's Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) is getting a high-profile test in an ambitious effort by Kentucky to seize the domain names of gambling Web sites for violating state l

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/08/2008

How the Local Kentucky Media is Portraying Online Gambling Case

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear wants to block 141 gambling websites calling them illegal and unregulated. He claims that these online gambling sites are "leeches" to the Kentucky economy, yet Rick Muny, the Kentucky State Director of the Poker Players Alliance, claims his organization has well over 10,000 members in the commonwealth and winning poker players pay state taxes just like everyone else.

"I have to pay taxes on my winnings," Muny pointed out during a Monday press release.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/07/2008

Doyles Room, UltimateBet.com Online Poker Domains Up For Now

Judge Thomas Wingate of the Franklin Circuit Courtroom ruled on Tuesday that until he finalizes his decision, the commonwealth must leave a number of online poker and casino sites "as is"

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/07/2008

Kentucky Online Gambling Domain Seizure Hearing - Judge Needs 7 Days to Decide

Gambling911.com is in Frankfort, Kentucky for the high profile online gambling domain seizure case that has everyone in the industry talking.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/07/2008

Poker Sites Wait With Baited Breath

As of late Monday night, DoylesRoom.com, UltimateBet.com, CakePoker.com and a handful of other online gambling related domain names registered through GoDaddy.com were still live.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/06/2008

UltimateBet.com, Cake Poker Domain Names Seized

Gambling911.com has learned that UltimateBet.com, CakePoker.com and DoylesRoom.com were among the online poker room domains that had been seized by the commonwealth of Kentucky Monday night via GoD

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/06/2008

Kentucky Commonwealth Seizes Doyles Room Online Poker Site

In a shocking development, DoylesRoom.com has become the latest victim of the Kentucky commonwealth's efforts to seize some 141 online gambling domain names.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/06/2008

Breaking News

MGM Buys Professional Sports Team, Relocating to Vegas

MGM Buys Professional Sports Team, Relocating to Vegas

Another professional team is set to move to Sin City after being purchased by casino company

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.

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