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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.

Ike Means Spike in Online Poker All This Week

South Florida managed to dodge a bullet with Hurricane Ike but they are not completely out of the woods. Most of Tuesday was forecast to be windy, rainy and not a day to be venturing outside.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/08/2008

Michael Phelps Will Help Propel Doyles Room Online Poker to New Levels

With news Sunday that 14-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps could be joining the Doyles Room team of celebrity players, the online poker is abuzz with the prospects of notoriety that comes w

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/07/2008

Michael Phelps The New Doyles Room Celebrity Player?

A little tease but Gambling911.com is learning that with all the buzz surrounding Olympic superstar Michael Phelps and his newfound love for poker, one of the online poker rooms may be signing him

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/07/2008

Becoming a Professional Poker Player: Gambling911 Follows Christina Lindley

Five months ago, I sat down to my first ever poker game as an adult. I played as a kid with my dad, but rediscovered poker five months ago.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/06/2008

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

Breaking News

Casino Regulators: Nothing Wrong With Wynn Donation to GOP

Casino Regulators: Nothing Wrong With Wynn Donation to GOP

Massachusetts gambling regulators say there was nothing improper about a $2 million donation Wynn Resorts made to the Republican Governors Association in 2014.

USA Stuns Sweden in Olympic Curling as 3-1 Dog

USA Stuns Sweden in Olympic Curling as 3-1 Dog

John Shuster's last throw in the eighth end of the Olympic curling final clacked off one Swedish stone and knocked it into another, sending them both skittering out of scoring range.

Women's, Men's Mass Start Betting Odds - Olympic Speed Skating

The Women's and Men's Mass Start betting odds for Olympic Speed Skating appear here

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