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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.

Ladbrokes Prepared to Accept US Poker Bets Says Managing Director

England's largest bookmaker, Ladbrokes, is said to be considering accepting US poker bets in a move sure to rattle the industry.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/07/2008

Eva Longoria Celebrity Casino Night to be Sponsored by Online Poker Room

UltimateBet.com Online Poker Room will be lending a Hand to the First Annual Tony and Eva Parker Celebrity Casino Night benefiting Eva's Heroes.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/06/2008

Not Enough Poker on Television Say Executives

Imagaine the following scenario:

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/06/2008

Play Loses $400,000 During Month of July at Full Tilt Poker

Thus far, Mike "The Mouth" Matusow's losing streak has continued into the month of August where he is down $40K in just four days at online poker room Full Tilt Poker.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/06/2008

Forget The Olympics: Russia Making Impact in the World of Poker

Russia may be listed among the countries likely to receive the most gold medals at the 2008 Olympics (+1400 or 14/1 odds at SBG Global

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/06/2008

Amateur Poker Player in Shootout With PA Police

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/05/2008

Full Tilt Poker Down for Maintenance All Day

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/05/2008

ChiliPoker Launches Free Statistical Database

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Submitted by Payton on, Aug/04/2008

HR 6663 Not Welcome by Online Gambling Community

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/04/2008

Cops vs. Firemen as Western PA Poker Firestorm Brews

It's cops verses the firemen in one Pennsylvania town where law enforcement has ordered a Westmoreland County fire department turn over $40,000 raised from poker tournaments it held last year as f

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/03/2008

One Click of The Mouse - You Lose Your Blouse

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Aug/03/2008

Payout Nightmares Continue With Sportsbooks, Poker Sites

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/02/2008

Bodog Poker Announces WSOP* Europe Qualifiers

London is calling all poker players to Bodog as the online poker powerhouse kicks off its qualifiers to the 2008 World Series of Poker Europe* Main Event.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/01/2008

Taj Poker Room Slasher Gets 5 Years in Prison

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/01/2008

Chilipoker Sun City Million Dollar Poker Adventure

Will you survive the wrath of the suicidal kings?

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/01/2008

Woo Does Survivor Poker Pro Jean Robert Bellande

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jul/31/2008

Did Bodog Founder Calvin Ayre Sell His Soul to the Devil?

It's a question people have been asking for years: Did Bodog founder Calvin Ayre sell his soul to the devil?

With a lifestyle that seems unattainable for most mere mortals, Ayre enjoyed a seemingly endless stream of cash, booze and women. He hobnobbed with big name celebrities who fawned over him as if he were the one with the Academy Award. Ayre's opulent lifestyle would eventually land him on the cover of Forbes prestigious billionaire's issue in March of 2006. It all seemed to good to be true....and maybe it was.

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/30/2008

Lowball Poker Online - Which Rooms Offer It?

A Gambling911.com reader recently asked: Which online poker rooms offer Lowball Poker games?

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/30/2008

Feds Hound Bodog: Millions of Dollars Seized

The U.S. government recently seized $24 million from bank accounts linked to Bodog, the giant, illegal-under-U.S.-law Internet gaming operation founded by Canadian tycoon Calvin Ayre.

Federal filings make very clear that a serious criminal investigation of the Bodog enterprise is ongoing. At a minimum, word of the seizures is likely to rattle the confidence of U.S.-based online gamblers that they will receive their winnings, not only from Bodog but from the industry's other remaining participants.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/30/2008

Hollywood, Florida Police Not Actively Pursuing WSOP Finalist David Rheem

Fears of a David Rheem arrest at or prior to November's WSOP Final may have been calmed somewhat on Wednesday.

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/30/2008

Tiffany Michelle signs on with UltimateBet

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/29/2008

New Bank for Online Gamblers: Ivobank Backed by Powerful Family

A new online bank catering to online gambling enthusiasts has opened and offers fast and secure online money transfer services.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/29/2008

New WSOP Flick: Documentary About 2005 World Series of Poker

Hollywood, which hasn't produced a decent movie about poker since "Rounders" in 1998, is giving it another shot.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jul/28/2008

The Ron Paul Resurgence: Major Convention Upcoming

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/28/2008

David Rheem Would be Dream for Absolute Poker

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/27/2008

Breaking News

Bitcoin Transaction Costs Skyrocket Above $20

Bitcoin Transaction Costs Skyrocket Above $20

There is a worry among online gambling operators and some gamblers themselves that fees tied to the crypto-currency Bitcoin are getting too high for comfort.  On Tuesday, it was reported that Bitcoin transaction fees had shot above $20.

Action Betting Brings Live In-Play Wagering to the Next Level

Action Betting Brings Live In-Play Wagering to the Next Level

SBTech on Tuesday announced the launch of Action Betting as an addition to its wide range of LIVE IN-PLAY WAGERING products.

Online Casino Shuts Down Just Weeks After Launching

Online Casino Shuts Down Just Weeks After Launching

An online gambling website started by National Hockey League (NHL) player Sami Helenius has shut down just weeks after launching.

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