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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.

PartyGaming Latest to Cut Jobs in Online Gambling Sector

PartyGaming, once the largest online poker firm, has announced it will be laying off more than 100 employees in its Gibraltar office.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/05/2008

Million Dollar Poker Club Working With the Competition

The Million Dollar Poker Club is breaking all the rules to fulfill a dream of creating the next generation of poker sites.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/04/2008

Asian Poker Tour Results After Day One

With the first three starting days of the PokerStars Asian Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) Macau completed, German player Andre ‘HoRRoR' Wagner held the chip lead with 109,700 chips.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/04/2008

PartyGaming Indian Co-Founder Appears on Forbes 15 Asian Billionaire List

Anurag Dikshit, with net worth of $1.6 billion, spearheaded the development of technology that helped in the launch of the online poker boom.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/04/2008

Online Poker in California Won’t Happen This Year

Next year maybe - that's when online poker could become legal in the state of California.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/04/2008

Cowboy Poker Player Home Ransacked, WSOP Bracelets Stolen

Professional poker player Hoyt "Cowboy" Corkins of Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, who has won two World Series of Poker (WSOP) championship gold bracelets and almost $4 million in tournament pri

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/03/2008

Competition for Michael Phelps in the Poker World Heats Up

When Michael Phelps made an off hand comment to a reporter from the Baltimore Sun at the Olympic games, it started a frenzy in the poker community.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/02/2008

Poker Player Confesses to Multi-Accounting At Online Poker Rooms

Professional poker player Brian Townsend has admitted to multi-accounting at two prominent online poker rooms, Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars.

In recent years, the discovery of multi-accounting - a practice that is strictly forbidden by PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, as well as every other respectable poker site - has caused several scandals in the online poker industry, according to 4Flush.com.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/01/2008

Bodog Continues to Frustrate Vendors, Players

Stories of Bodog refusing to honor contracts with vendors and advertising vehicles continued to surface over recent days with a number of affiliates complaining to Gambling911.com.

Affiliates, while still receiving installment checks from Bodog (BodogLife.com) were complaining that "customer conversions were way down" and that the company was changing its payment terms without notice.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/31/2008

Wass Poker US Friendly Online Poker Room Now Offering Bad Beat Jackpots

WassPoker.com - an online poker room offering a 100 percent signup bonus up to $500 cash - is now featuring a "

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/29/2008

PartyGaming Downgrades Earnings Forecasts: Customers Plunge

LONDON, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Online gaming firm PartyGaming reported a drop in the number of people playing its poker games in the last two months, overshadowing first-half results and prompting down

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/29/2008

Poker Brat Phil Hellmuth to Host Event for Disgraced NFL Player

Poker pro Phil "Poker Brat" Hellmuth Jr., never one to shy away from controversy or worry about his image, will emcee a poker event hosted by a disgraced National Football League (NFL) pl

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/29/2008

UltimateBet Strengthens Star Players Team With Addition of Tracy Scala

UltimateBet today announced the addition of acclaimed online poker player Tracy Scala to its newly formed Star Players Team.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/28/2008

PartyGaming Having Tough Time Holding on To Number 4 Slot

PartyGaming had been the second largest online poker room heading into 2008.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/28/2008

Riptown Employees Rip Bodog: Fiver, Bodog Fight Much the Same

Following news that Bodog (BodogLife.com) had laid off a few hundred people the past week and has had greater difficulties paying customers and vendors than most other wagering establishments due t

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/28/2008

New Mexico 2008 US Presidential Election Day Betting Odds

Democratic Governor Bill Richardson this week referred to his state of New Mexico and the rest of the Western US as the "New West" and that this region will ultimately decide the next Pre

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/27/2008

GOP Meanies Ensure Online Gambling Back on Platform

The GOP takest away than they giveth right back, in the form of an amendment prohibiting online gambling as a key platform issue.  Go figure!

Yesterday, Gambling911.com reported on how the powerful million member strong Poker Players Alliance was successful in getting the Republican Platform Committee to drop a prohibition of online gambling from its draft platform, as part of an effort to appeal to the broadest possible constituency.

That lasted all but 8 hours. By nightfall an amendment had ensured the prohibition was back on the GOP platform.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/27/2008

PartyGaming Half Yearly Results Scoured on Friday

PartyGaming's half-yearly results will be scoured on Friday for comment regarding retrospective legal action by the US Department of Justice in relation to prohibitions on internet gaming introduce

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/27/2008

Bodog CEO Says “Company Doing Fine” But Website Doesn’t Buy Assertion

Alwyn Morris, the new CEO of BodogLife.com (or simply Bodog), insisted that his company is doing fine on Tuesday.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/27/2008

Poker Legend Doyle Brunson is Mad as Hell at Joe Biden, Obama

Poker pro Doyle "Texas Dolly" Brunson is mad. At Barack Obama, of all people. Why?

For picking Joe Biden as his running mate.

Because?

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/27/2008

Michael Phelps Invited to Join Doyle Brunson at Asian Poker Tour

Ten-time World Series of Poker gold bracelet-winner Doyle "Texas Dolly" Brunson, scheduled to participate in a major poker tournament in Macau, China, next week, may not be the only golde

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/26/2008

Online Gambling Prohibition Dropped from GOP Platform...for 8 Hours

The powerful million member strong Poker Players Alliance was successful Tuesday in getting the Republican Platform Committee to drop a prohibition of online gambling from its draft platform, as pa

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/26/2008

World Series Of Poker Academy To Make Los Angeles Debut

The World Series of Poker Academy, poker's premier series of instructional schools where participants learn first-hand from the world's greatest poker players, announced today details for its first

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/26/2008

Online Sports Books for Canadians - Online Poker Rooms

What's the latest greatest hottest trend in the world of online gambling? Websites now focused on the Canadian market. Yes Canada! And why not?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/26/2008

Scotty Nguyen, Poker and Booze a Lethal Combination

During the televised WSOP Horse 50K event dedicated to the memory of Chip Reese, poker pro Scotty Nguyen demonstrated an embarrassing lack of sportsmanship.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/25/2008

Why HR 6663 is a Joke, Won’t Pass, and The Poker Community Needs to Wake Up

For anyone in the poker community who believes that HR 6663 - a bill introduced by Republican Congressman Pete Sessions - is good for the online gambling industry, it's worth noting one of the main

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/25/2008

Bodog Fears Mount as Payment Processing Issues Worse Than First Thought

BodogLife.com (formerly Bodog.com), the beleaguered online gambling and poker website, has been having payment processing woes that go beyond what unfortunately has become routine in the industry f

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Aug/24/2008

Breaking News

Get Ready for SiGMA

Get Ready for SiGMA

SiGMA, now among the top online gambling affiliate conferences, is due to officially kick off Wednesday with a pre-registration cocktail gathering.  The conference and expo hall opens Thursday.

Casino Billionaire Sheldon Adelson Breaks Three Ribs in Fall

Casino Billionaire Sheldon Adelson Breaks Three Ribs in Fall

Casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson missed the Venetian Macao’s 10th anniversary celebration following a gruesome fall Monday evening that left the 84-year-old with three broken ribs.

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