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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.

Phil Ivey on What Makes a Great Player and More in Rare Inteview

Phil Ivey on What Makes a Great Player and More in Rare Inteview

Phil Ivey sat down with poker pro Paul Phua to discuss what it takes to win in poker. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/03/2017

Americas Cardroom Sees Nearly $1.4 Million Prize Pool in Million Dollar Sunday

Americas Cardroom Sees Nearly $1.4 Million Prize Pool in Million Dollar Sunday

Americas Cardroom confirmed this week a $1,372,000 prize pool for this past Sunday’s Million Dollar Sunday event.

Submitted by Guest on, May/02/2017

Card Cloner was Regular on Casino Poker Circuit, Authorities Claim

Card Cloner was Regular on Casino Poker Circuit, Authorities Claim

A Bulgarian national embroiled in a debit card cloning scheme was a familiar face on the live poker circuit.

Submitted by Guest on, May/02/2017

What Are the Biggest Mindset Leaks Average Poker Players Suffer From?

What Are the Biggest Mindset Leaks Average Poker Players Suffer From?

A leak in poker is defined as a weakness that results in an element of poor play and bad overall strategies that consistently reduces a player's winnings.

Submitted by Guest on, May/02/2017

PokerBaazi Announces Massive Poker Tournament Series for India

PokerBaazi Announces Massive Poker Tournament for India

As the second most populous country in the world, the sky is the limit for poker brands looking to capitalize on the India market and PokerBaazi.com has done just that. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/02/2017

Patrik Antonius To Open Poker Room in Monte Carlo

Patrik Antonius To Open Poker Room in Monte Carlo

Finnish poker pro and former model, Patrik Antonius, has announced plans to open his very own poker room in ritzy Monte Carlo.

Submitted by Guest on, May/01/2017

Poker Pro, United Reach Settlement

Poker Pro, United Reach Settlement

Doctor was phsyically pulled off flight and left bloodied

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/27/2017

Man Gets Parole Decades After Poker Game Murder

Man Gets Parole Decades After Poker Game Murder

Matthew Gooch, 82, has been released from prison nearly 40 years after shooting and killing a man during a home poker game. 

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/24/2017

Problem Poker Player Gets 8 Years Prison for Debt Collection Scam

Problem Poker Player Gets 8 Years Prison for Debt Scam

Past winner in World Series of Poker events sobbed in court

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/21/2017

9th Online Poker Super Series Gets Underway With $200K Guarantee

9th Online Poker Super Series Gets Underway With Guarantees More Than $200K

Event gets underway at 3:30 pm EST

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/19/2017

David Dao’s Poker Results Most Searched After United Airlines Video Goes Viral

David Dao’s Poker Results Most Searched After United Airlines Video Goes Viral

Dao has had a handful of 2nd and 3rd place finishes on the WSOP Circuit

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/18/2017

Bellagio to Start Live Streaming Poker on Twitch: Releases Abbreviated Schedule

Bellagio to Start Live Streaming Poker on Twitch: Releases Abbreviated Schedule

One of the most prestigious casino properties, the Bellagio, is set to begin live streaming poker cash games on its live Twitch page starting the end of April.  

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/17/2017

Swedish Businessman Pleads Guilty in Online Gambling Organized Crime Case

Swedish Businessman Pleads Guilty in Online Gambling Organized Crime Case

Swedish businessman Petter Magnus Karlsson has plead guilty to international racketeering conspiracy

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/14/2017

Ivey Poker League to End

Ivey Poker League to End

Phil Ivey’s poker training video site will no longer be posting new content effective this coming month.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/14/2017

PokerStars-Amaya 2014 Acquisition May Have Involved Insider Trading

PokerStars-Amaya 2014 Acquisition May Have Involved Insider Trading

The Ontario Securities Commission has levelled insider tipping and trading allegations surrounding Amaya's 2014 purchase of PokerStars.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/13/2017

Poker Pro Dragged Off United Plane Goes All In With Likely ‘Criminal’ Suit

Poker Pro Dragged Off United Plane Goes All In With Likely ‘Criminal’ Suit

Files an emergency "bill of discovery" to preserve evidence

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/13/2017

Best Month Ever for New Jersey Online Gambling

Best Month Ever for New Jersey Online Gambling

There's no longer much of a debate about it: Internet gambling is helping to save Atlantic City's casinos.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/13/2017

Absolute Poker Players to be Reimbursed Six Years After Shutdown

Absolute Poker Players to be Reimbursed Six Years After Shutdown

It has been nearly six years to the day since the online poker site was named in indictment

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/12/2017

Doctor Dragged Off United Flight a Big Time Poker Player

Doctor Dragged Off United Flight a Big Time Poker Player

In 2009, he came in 2nd in a tournament and walked away with more than $117k.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/11/2017

Morse Turns $375 into $117k on HPT

Morse Turns $375 into $117k on HPT

Computer programmer Tom Morse won a seat into the Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) Main Event at Ameristar St. Charles through a $375 qualifier tournament.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/11/2017

Michael Mizrachi Denied Win at 2017 WPT Tournament of Champions

Michael Mizrachi Denied Win at 2017 WPT Tournament of Champions

Daniel Weinman has won the 2017 WPT Tournament of Champions, denying big name poker pro Michael Mizrachi a victory. 

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/10/2017

This Married Dan Bilzerian Imposter Claims he Bedded Four Women in One Night

This Married Dan Bilzerian Imposter Claims he Bedded Four Women in One Night

Dubbed the “Dan Bilzerian of Australia”, millionaire tobacco tycoon Travers Beynon’s antics could actually make the real Dan Bilzerian blush.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/08/2017

Elliot Smith Leads Six Players into PokerStars Championship Macau Main Event Finale

Elliot Smith Leads Six Players into PokerStars Championship Macau Main Event Finale

Canadian player Elliot Smith is leading for the final day of the PokerStars Championship Macau Main Event. There are six players left in contention for the title and a whopping HK$3,130,000 first prize (over $400k).

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/08/2017

Best Online Poker Tournament With Top Guarantees: ACR OSS Cub3d

Best Online Poker Tournament With Top Guarantees: ACR OSS Cub3d

Over $5.5 million is guaranteed for this year’s OSS Cub3d. 

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/07/2017

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Announces Winners of Two Events

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Announces Winners of Two Events

Championship Finalist Tony Sinishtaj from the Bronx, New York Wins $661,283 and Finale Finalist Ryan Riess from East Lansing, Michigan Wins $716,088.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/07/2017

Bryn Kenney to Boycott Future PokerStars Live Events

Bryn Kenney to Boycott Future PokerStars Live Events

“What Amaya has done is pretty much push away the pros and say," Kenney says.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/05/2017

Feds Shut Down Bicycle Casino Amidst Money Laundering Probe

Feds Shut Down Bicycle Casino Amidst Money Laundering Probe

Federal agents on Tuesday shut down a Los Angeles casino as part of a probe into money laundering.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/05/2017

Phil Galfond Run It Once Online Poker Site Launch Delayed

Phil Galfond Run It Once Online Poker Site Launch Delayed

Originally estimated to debut the first quarter of this year, Run It Once is still a work in progress, according to creator and poker pro Phil Galfond.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/05/2017

PokerStars Not Ready to Exit Australia Market Yet Despite New Prohibition

PokerStars Not Ready to Exit Australia Market Yet Despite New Prohibition

The introduction of new online gambling prohibition in Australia hasn’t quite deterred the world’s largest real money poker site.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/04/2017

Poker Buddies Meet in NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Game

Poker Buddies Meet in NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Game

The last time these coaches played each other in the NCAA Tournament was 2009

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/03/2017

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.