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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 Loses Appeal Against London Casino Over £7.7m Winnings

Phil Ivey Loses Appeal Against London Casino Over £7.7m Winnings

Poker pro Phil Ivey will be unable to collect on his over £7.7m in winnings after losing his appeal in a high profile “edge-sorting” case

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/03/2016

PA Online Poker Not Happening This Year

PA Online Poker Not Happening This Year

The Pennsylvania Senate has placed online poker legislation on hold and its likelihood of getting anywhere this legislative session seem close to zero.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/03/2016

One Time Nail Salon Owner Wins 2016 WSOP Main Event and Over $8 Million

One Time Nail Salon Owner Wins 2016 WSOP Main Event and Over $8 Million

Former nail salon owner and failed professional baccarat player Qui Nguyen (Kwee Win) has won the World Series of Poker Main Event after the longest heads-up matchup in tournament history.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/02/2016

WSOP Circuit Champ Pleads Guilty in Bogus Debt Collection Scheme

WSOP Circuit Champ Pleads Guilty in Bogus Debt Collection Scheme

The winner of two World Series of Poker circuit tournaments has plead guilty to wire fraud and conspiracy for his involvement in an elaborate $31 million bogus debt collection scheme.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/01/2016

World Series of Poker Final to Award $8 million This Week

World Series of Poker Final to Award $8 million This Week

There is another World Series that has people excited with an $8 million prize at stake.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/31/2016

Black Market Smartphones Turning Live Poker Cheats “Superusers"?

Black Market Smartphones Turning Live Poker Cheats “Superusers"?

A uniquely developed smartphone has reportedly turned up on the black market that is designed to help live poker players view their opponents hole cards and essentially turn them into “superusers”.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/28/2016

Black Market Smartphones Turning Live Poker Cheats “Superusers"?

A uniquely developed smartphone has reportedly turned up on the black market that is designed to help live poker players view their opponents hole cards and essentially turn them into “superusers”.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/28/2016

PA Web Poker Bill Passes in House

PA Web Poker Bill Passes in House

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives adjourned Thursday after a busy pre-election legislative agenda that included passing a bill that would allow casino-style gambling in Pennsylvania to expand to the internet

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/27/2016

Judge Says Poker Pro Phil Ivey Broke Rules in $10 Million Casino Win

A federal judge ruled on Friday that poker pro Phil Ivey and a companion violated state gambling regulations in the way they won nearly $10 million at cards at an Atlantic City casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/22/2016

Justin Bieber the Latest Celebrity Poker Player?

Justin Bieber the Latest Celebrity Poker Player?

Recording artist Justin Bieber was spotted playing poker at during the early morning hours of Monday at the Empire Casino in Leicester Square.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/19/2016

Kevin Costner Wants All In On ‘Molly’s Game’

Reports surfaced Monday that Kevin Costner is in talks to play Jessica Chastain’s father in the upcoming poker flick “Molly’s Game”.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/17/2016

Former Online Poker Employee Pleads Guilty

A former employee of internet gambling company PokerStars pleaded guilty on Thursday to operating an illegal gambling business, as part of a long-running case by U.S. prosecutors against the online poker industry.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/15/2016

ACR High Five Tournament Series Returns October 19th to 23rd

What is it? : The High Five Tournament Series returns from October 19th to October 23rd on Americas Cardroom!

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/13/2016

BetOnline.ag Announces New Poker Player Weekly $5,000 Freeroll

Leading online sportsbook, casino and poker room, BetOnline.ag announced a $5,000 New Player Bounty Tournament Freeroll

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/12/2016

‘Deadbeat’ Claims Tarnish Poker Hall of Fame: Player Feuds Erupt

David “Viffer” Peat was accused by poker pro Shaun Deeb of owing him money just days after Daniel Negreanu accused Mike Matusow of being a deadbeat.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/12/2016

William Hill, PokerStars Merger in the Works?

Stocks in the UK’s largest bookmaker surged Monday on news that William Hill was considering a merger with the world’s largest real money online poker room, PokerStars.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/10/2016

Seminole Hard Rock Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open This November in Florida: $2M Guaranteed

Seminole Hard Rock Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open This November in Florida: $2M Guaranteed

Poker action returns to the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. from Nov. 16 – 30, 2016 with the Seminole Hard Rock Poker (SHRP) Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open (RRPO).

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/04/2016

Next High Five at Americas Cardroom Adds to Impressive Stable

Next High Five at Americas Cardroom Adds to Impressive Stable

Big things are happening here at Americas Cardroom. There are several example to choose from, but let’s start with the online tournament series we’ve run already this year.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/03/2016

PartyPoker Bans Seating Scripts, Makes Cash Game Hand Histories Anonymous

PartyPoker Bans Seating Scripts, Makes Cash Game Hand Histories Anonymous

PartyPoker is the latest online poker firm to concentrate on improving its ecology.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/03/2016

Virtual Reality Online Poker The New ‘It’ Thing in 2017?

Virtual Reality Online Poker The New ‘It’ Thing in 2017?

The future is here and it is in the form of virtual reality gaming, including casinos and poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/30/2016

Poker Hall of Shame Inductees Unveiled: No Jesus?

With the coveted Poker Hall of Fame inductees to be announced shortly, PokerNews.com has presented its inductees for the Poker Hall of Shame.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/29/2016

Poker Pro Claims Clinton Used ‘Poker Signals’ With Moderator Lester Holt

Website Claims Clinton Used ‘Poker Signals’ With Moderator Lester Holt

Four-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Mike Matusow, a Trump supporter, says it's possible.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/29/2016

Poker Pro Phil Hellmuth Rates Clinton vs. Trump Debate Performance

Poker Pro Phil Hellmuth Rates Clinton vs. Trump Debate Performance

World Series of Poker record bracelet holder Phil Hellmuth has offered his opinion on Monday night’s heated US Presidential Debate between GOP nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/29/2016

Senate Republicans Revive Legislation to Ban Online Gambling After Contribution

Senate Republicans Revive Legislation to Ban Online Gambling After Contribution

The contributions were made public on Sept. 20, per Federal Election Commission filings. The legislation was introduced Sept. 21.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/28/2016

PA Poker Rooms Rake in $4.9 Million in August

PA Poker Rooms Rake in $4.9 Million in August

Pennsylvania poker rooms took in a whopping $4.9 million during the month of August according to the state Gaming Control Board.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/26/2016

Poker Pro Daniel Negreanu Offers Debate Strategy to Candidates Trump and Clinton

Poker Pro Daniel Negreanu Offers Debate Strategy to Candidates Trump and Clinton

The biggest money earner in poker, Daniel Negreanu, has offered some debate strategy taken straight from his favorite game.  

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/25/2016

Doyle Brunson Believes Trump is Hiding Something in Taxes, Still #NeverHillary

Doyle Brunson Believes Trump is Hiding Something in Taxes, Still #NeverHillary

83-year-old poker legend and lifelong Republican Doyle Brunson was asked on Twitter whether he believed GOP nominee Donald Trump to be hiding something taxes, and Brunson answers....

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/23/2016

New Poker Comedy Series Pilot ‘Luckboxes’ Examines Online World

New Poker Comedy Series Pilot ‘Luckboxes’ Examines Online World

Luckboxes: An Original Series About Hitting it Big hopes to make it big either online or on cable after completion of its 30-minute pilot this month.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/22/2016

French Nurse Wins Two Poker Tournaments at Same Time

French Nurse Wins Two Poker Tournaments at Same Time

A French nurse won two mini-WCOOP Tournaments, both with huge fields, and both at the same time. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/21/2016

Internet Gambling Still on PA Agenda This Fall

Internet Gambling Still on PA Agenda This Fall

 Internet gambling is still on the fall agenda for the General Assembly in Pennsylvania, which reconvened following a two-month break. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/19/2016

Breaking News

Bellagio Pig Mask Bandit an Illegal Immigrant From Mexico

Bellagio Pig Mask Bandit an Illegal Immigrant From Mexico

Robbery committed under threat to family

Is This the Pig That Robbed the Bellagio?

A 20-year-old man who is believed to have worn a pig mask during a smash-and-grab burglary at the Bellagio casino resort appeared in court Wednesday.

One Less Day in February Results in Nevada Casino Revenue, Visitor Drop

One Less Day in February Results in Nevada Casino Revenue, Visitor Drop

With no February 2016 having one more day than this year, last month’s Nevada casino revenues fell.