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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.

Shocking: Kevin Hart Simulates Sex Act After Poker Win

Shocking: Kevin Hart Simulates Sex Act After Poker Win

Kevin Hart was playing in PokerGO’s Super High Roller Bowl at the Aria in Vegas when....yes he did

Submitted by Guest on, May/31/2017

Worst Poker Beats Ever: Justin Phillips vs. Motoyuki Mabuchi

Worst Poker Beats Ever: Justin Phillips vs. Motoyuki Mabuchi

Gambling911.com looks at some of the worst poker beats as we head into this year’s World Series of Poker and this one is craaaazzzzzy

Submitted by Guest on, May/31/2017

Daniel Negreanu, Jason Mercier 2017 WSOP Bets Revealed

Daniel Negreanu, Jason Mercier 2017 WSOP Bets Revealed

Negreanu's WSOP bet involves winning three bracelets this summer at EVEN money

Submitted by Guest on, May/31/2017

Americas Cardroom Unveils The Big Bang Software Update With Plenty of New Features

Americas Cardroom Unveils The Big Bang Software Update With Plenty of New Features

Features including flying chips, new fun mood avatars, player observer tool, double or nothing and tournament ticket manager

Submitted by Guest on, May/30/2017

Three Poker Players Win Over $1 Million Each at Aria $100K

Three Poker Players Win Over $1 Million Each at Aria $100K

Christian Christner, Steffen Sontheimer and Ben Tollerene are each a million dollars richer

Submitted by Guest on, May/30/2017

Online Poker Liquidity in Europe Expected in June

Online Poker Liquidity in Europe Expected in June

A French regulator has stated that online poker players in select European Union countries could see a combined pool agreement within the next few weeks. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/29/2017

New Legislation Could Make Online Poker Legal Across US in 2017

New Legislation Could Make Online Poker Legal Across US in 2017

In past years, any inclusion of legalized sports wagering would have been a nonstarter.  Not this time.

Submitted by Guest on, May/27/2017

5 Brits to Watch at 2017 WSOP

5 Brits to Watch at 2017 WSOP

PokerNews.com suggests there are five British players were should pay special attention to at this year’s World Series of Poker.

Submitted by Guest on, May/24/2017

PA Senate Approves Online Gambling

The Pennsylvania Senate is advancing legislation to allow online casino-style gambling in the state

Submitted by Guest on, May/24/2017

888 Poker Offer & WSOP Promos Packages

All the poker fans around the globe are gearing up for the 2017 World Series of Poker at Las Vegas.

Submitted by Payton on, May/24/2017

Borgata Hotel and Casino Launches Simulated Gaming Site

Borgata Hotel and Casino Launches Simulated Gaming Site

Free Online Slots and Table Games Allow Players to Experience Borgata Anywhere In the World 

Submitted by Guest on, May/23/2017

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Celebrates Completion of Phase One Expansion

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Celebrates Completion of Phase One Expansion

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa staged a traditional “guitar smash” today to commemorate the completion of its phase one expansion.

Submitted by Guest on, May/23/2017

Streamer Wins $271,000 While Live on YouTube: Breaks Record

Streamer Wins $271,000 While Streaming Live on YouTube

Believed to be a record set by any streamer.

Submitted by Guest on, May/23/2017

Portland Meadows Accused of Operating Illegal Poker Room, Could Lose License

Portland Meadows Accused of Operating Illegal Poker Room, Could Lose License

Several violations of state and local laws governing poker were observed by an undercover Oregon State Police detective who had visited the track April 20.

Submitted by Guest on, May/22/2017

Poker Pro Kevin Martin Wins Big Brother Canada

Poker Pro Kevin Martin Wins Big Brother Canada

Lethbridge, AB, Canada resident and poker player Kevin Martin, a regular on the Twitch social media outlet, has won Big Brother Canada.

Submitted by Guest on, May/21/2017

McDone: Noori Loses $1K McDonalds Burger Eating Bet

Mike Noori Calls $1K McDonalds Burger Eating Bet Off

Dresses as Hamburgler and scares away patrons

Submitted by Guest on, May/20/2017

Two Florida Circuit Poker Events Announced Among WSOP Schedule

Two Florida Circuit Poker Events Announced Among WSOP Schedule

Seminole Gaming announced its partnership with the World Series of Poker (WSOP) to host two events during the upcoming 2017/2018 WSOP Circuit season.

Submitted by Guest on, May/19/2017

Dreyfus Looks to Bring Poker Closer to Professional Video Gaming

Dreyfus Looks to Bring Poker Closer to Professional Video Gaming

It should be no secret in the wake of PKR Poker’s sudden demise this past week that the online poker sector is in need of a serious reboot. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/19/2017

Breakout Gaming the Latest Online Poker Entry

Breakout Gaming the Latest Online Poker Entry

The Breakout Gaming Group, based in San Jose, Costa Rica, has announced its entry into the lucrative but cut throat Internet poker market. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/18/2017

WSOP Exec Ty Stewart Talks Huge Changes in Tournament Starting This Year

WSOP Exec Ty Stewart Talks Huge Changes in Tournament Starting This Year

Speaking to PokerNews.com this week, World Series of Poker Executive Director Ty Stewart discussed major changes to the WSOP tour.

Submitted by Guest on, May/17/2017

How Long Does It Take to Get a PayPal Payout at GlobalPoker.com?

How Long Does It Take to Get a PayPal Payout at GlobalPoker.com?

GlobalPoker.com claims to be an online poker site that is authorized to accept PayPal deposits and make withdrawals via this third party processing method.

Submitted by Guest on, May/17/2017

November Nine No Longer in November

November Nine No Longer in November

The World Series of Poker is going back to crowning its main event champion in July.

Submitted by Guest on, May/16/2017

Poker Pro Will Attempt to Eat $1K Worth of McDonalds in 36 Hours

High stakes poker pro Mike Noori has bet $200,000 he can eat $1000 worth of McDonald’s this coming Friday through Sunday, May 19-21.

Submitted by Guest on, May/16/2017

Wazwaz Beats Out 526 in Chicagoland

Wazwaz Beats Out 526 in Chicagoland

Minnesota's Rob Wazwaz defeated a field of 526 entries to win his first Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) title at Ameristar East Chicago on Monday.

Submitted by Guest on, May/16/2017

PKR Poker Seeks Buyer Following Bankruptcy, Abrupt Shutdown

PKR Poker Seeks Buyer Following Bankruptcy, Abrupt Shutdown

A long established online poker website, known for its innovative 3D graphics, shut down last week, leaving customers to fend for themselves.

Submitted by Guest on, May/15/2017

PokerStars Parent Company Changes Name, Moves to Toronto

Amaya Gaming will now be called The Stars Group Inc. in an effort to better reflect the company’s primary brand, PokerStars.

Submitted by Guest on, May/12/2017

Brunson Son Buys Popular Vegas Deli

Brunson Son Buys Popular Vegas Deli

The son of poker legend Doyle Brunson has bought the popular Las Vegas deli, Roma Deli & Restaurant, located in the city’s Chinatown district.

Submitted by Guest on, May/10/2017

PKR Poker Shuts Down: Customer Payouts Frozen

PKR Poker Shuts Down: Customer Payouts Frozen

Known for its innovative 3D graphics, PKR Poker has shut down with little warning.

Submitted by Guest on, May/08/2017

Zynga Poker Continues to See Strong Performance

Zynga Poker Continues to See Strong Performance

Shares of the company rose 6.3 percent to $3.02 in extended trading.

Submitted by Guest on, May/05/2017

HPT Returns to Chicagoland

HPT Returns to Chicagoland

Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) has awarded more than $7 million in prize pool money to poker enthusiasts at Ameristar East Chicago since 2014.

Submitted by Guest on, May/04/2017

Breaking News

Phil Hellmuth Busts Out in 9th: Deprived of 15th Bracelet This Time

Phil Hellmuth Busts Out in 9th: Deprived of 15th Bracelet This Time

No 15th bracelet for Phil Hellmuth yet at the 2017 World Series of Poker, though he just came very close.

100-Year-Old Mobster Released From Prison

100 Year Old Mobster Leaves Prison

Former Colombo family underboss John (Sonny) Franzese has been released from prison at the ripe old age of 100.  It was his first full day of freedom in eight years.

Bitcoin Takes a Dive as Market Sheds $13 Billion

Bitcoin Takes a Dive as Market Sheds $13 Billion

Bitcoin, Ether and other crypto-currencies plunged Monday as veteran investors reportedly took out profits, according to reports.