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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.

Playing Online Poker Tournaments in Turkey

Playing Online Poker Tournaments in Turkey

Poker is extremely popular in Turkey, but unfortunately there are zero casinos. In the 1980s Turkey legalized casinos, but by the 1990s casinos were made illegal and more than 800 brick and mortar casinos had to close shop.

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/09/2017

Poker Techniques – Learning From the Pros

Poker Techniques – Learning From the Pros

Understanding the basics of poker may only take an hour at most, but truly mastering the game can take an entire lifetime, as every serious poker player will tell you. This is why most poker professionals will send anyone who asks for their precious poker tips packing. Still, there are a few techniques we’ve managed to pick up over the years; especially since poker tournaments and online poker became so popular.

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/09/2017

Doyle Brunson Inducted into Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame

Doyle Brunson Inducted into Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame

83-year-old Texas poker icon Doyle Brunson made a huge announcement just before midnight Thursday via Twitter and Gambling911.com was there on the spot to capture it.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/06/2017

Artificial Intelligence Versus Poker Pros

Artificial Intelligence to Take on Poker Pros

Next week, an Artificial Intelligence developed by Carnegie Mellon University named Libratus is set to take on real human poker pros.  Who will prevail?

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/04/2017

PokerStars Introduces Millionaires Island

PokerStars Introduces Millionaires Island

Millionaires Island, an innovative slot game developed by PokerStars Casino, an Amaya Inc. (Nasdaq: AYA; TSX: AYA) brand, is now available to play on desktop and mobile.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/04/2017

Chuck Blount and Casino House Edges: ‘Some Should be Classified as Legal Robbery’

Writing for the San Antonio Express, Chuck Blount offered up a breakdown of the various house edges for each casino games, some of which he describes as “legal robbery”.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/02/2017

3-Card Poker Could Jeopardize Seminole Compact With Florida

3-Card Poker Could Jeopardize Seminole Compact With Florida

A judge ruled just last month that  “designated player” games infringed on the Seminole tribe’s monopoly for blackjack and other house-banked card games, thus threatening the compact it has with Florida. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/27/2016

India to Offer New Poker League

India to Offer New Poker League

The nation of India, with its over 1.2 billion people, has announced the formation of a new poker league.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/26/2016

Evil Poker Players Part 6: He Followed Female Casino Patrons Home, Then Robbed Them

Evil Poker Players Part 6: He Followed Female Casino Patrons Home, Then Robbed Them

Gambling911.com is back with its uber popular Evil Poker Players series, this time focusing on an aspiring poker pro turned armed robber

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/24/2016

Inside the Phil Ivey Card Trick That Got Him $10 Million

Inside the Phil Ivey Card Trick That Got Him $10 Million

Poker pro Phil Ivey has been ordered to pay back $10 million he won while playing cards at the Borgata Casino.  ABC News explains how the scheme worked.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/22/2016

Baazov Pulls Plug on Amaya Takeover Attempt

David Baazov, the founder and former CEO of Amaya, is walking away from his bid to acquire the Montreal gaming company.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/21/2016

Americas Cardroom Introduces Sit & Go 2.0, the Next Evolution of Poker

Americas Cardroom Introduces Sit & Go 2.0, the Next Evolution of Poker

Americas Cardroom, now fully compatible with Mac devices, has introduced its revolutionary new twist on the traditional Sit & Go

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/20/2016

Phil Ivey Orederd to Pay Back $10 Million to Borgata

Phil Ivey Must Pay Back $10 Million to Borgata

Poker pro Phil Ivey and a companion must return more than $10 million they won from an Atlantic City casino while playing cards that were arranged in a certain way to give the players an edge.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/19/2016

Titans, Giants Pay Out Big for Phil Hellmuth

Poker pro Phil Hellmuth claimed on Twitter Sunday night that he won his two biggest bets of the year so far, both on NFL season win totals.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/18/2016

Demented: Man Gets ‘Sick’ Kid Poker Tattoo on Leg

A Norwegian fan of poker pro Daniel Negreanu, also known affectionately as Kid Poker, has gotten a tattoo of the player engraved on his leg.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/15/2016

Jennifer Harman a Bitch, Matt Savage a Wussy, I Turn Straight Men Gay: Who Am I?

Tweeting more fast and furious than US President-Elect Donald Trump, one poker player went on a Twitter tear while playing in the WPT Bellagio Poker Open

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2016

US First Artic Blast Means More Web Poker and the $4 Mil Super Series

US First Artic Blast Means More Web Poker and the $4 Mil Super Series

The weather outside is frightful throughout much of the northern portion of the United States to close out the week as the first artic blast of this new fall/winter season debuted. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/08/2016

The Demise of Tourney Poker, Pro Proclaims

The Demise of Tourney Poker, Pro Proclaims

This poker pro has declared the end of tourney poker as we know it today.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/06/2016

Patrik Antonius Wants to be the Next Dan Bilzerian

Patrik Antonius Wants to be the Next Dan Bilzerian

Finnish poker pro Patrik Antonius may have a tough time dethroning the self-proclaimed King of Instagram Dan Bilzerian, though he'll give it a try

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/06/2016

10 AGs Want Online Poker Banned

10 AGs Want Online Poker Banned

Ten US state Attorney Generals have signed onto a letter asking that online poker be banned.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2016

Holy S*%@ Part 2: Poker Playing Pedophile Priest in Jail on $1 Million Bail

Holy S*%@ Part 2: Poker Playing Pedophile Priest in Jail on $1 Million Bail

When Father Kevin Gugliotta wasn’t uploading images of little Johnny being fondled, you could find this holy man playing in poker tournaments.... and winning.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/04/2016

President-Elect Donald Trump Blocks Doyle Brunson on Twitter

President-Elect Donald Trump Blocks Doyle Brunson on Twitter

In a shock move, US President-Elect Donald Trump (or someone who manages his account) blocked lifelong 82-year-old Republican poker icon Doyle Brunson on Twitter.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/03/2016

Winning Poker, Americas Cardroom to Soon Crack Top 5 Biggest Online Poker Sites

Winning Poker, Americas Cardroom to Soon Crack Top 5 Biggest Online Poker Sites

Good things come to those who wait and the waiting is just about over as the Winning Poker Network and its marquee brand, Americas Cardroom..

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/02/2016

Patrick Mahoney Wins $564,227 at Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open Championship

Patrick Mahoney from Winona, Minn. walked away with $564,227 after winning first place in the $3,500 buy-in Seminole Hard Rock “Rock ‘n’ Roll” Poker Open

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/01/2016

Why Is Bluffing So Important In Poker?

Why Is Bluffing So Important In Poker?

Reward in poker does now come without risk. The biggest factor that determines whether or not somebody becomes successful in the game is based on whether or not they can bluff effectively.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/30/2016

Americas Cardroom Biggest Online Super Series Yet Drops This December

Americas Cardroom Biggest Online Super Series Yet Drops This December

You read a little about Americas Cardroom and their unprecedented upcoming Online Super Series the other day here on Gambling911.com. 

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/30/2016

Brian Hastings Retires From Poker

Brian Hastings Retires From Poker

Big name poker pro Brian Hastings, who has earned over $6 million in live tournaments and online poker play, says he is leaving the game of poker for good to focus full time on his new business venture UniTea.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/29/2016

Former PokerStars Employee Avoids Prison Time

Former PokerStars Employee Avoids Prison Time

A former employee of online gambling company PokerStars pleading guilty Monday in connection with a long-running U.S. criminal case

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/28/2016

Lucky Hearts Poker Open at Seminole Hard Rock to Guarantee $1 Million

Lucky Hearts Poker Open at Seminole Hard Rock to Guarantee $1 Million

$360 Buy-In and $500,000 Guarantee Ultimate Re-Entry Tournament Returns Following a Record-Breaking Turnout of More Than 4,000 Entries in 2016

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/28/2016

Americas Cardroom Super Series VIII Kicks Off December 7-18 With $3.1 Mil Prize Pool

Americas Cardroom Super Series VIII Kicks Off

There is still time to take part in the Americas Cardroom Super Series VIII, which kicks off December 7 and completes on December 18 with more than $3 million in prize money to be given away.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/26/2016

Breaking News

No Deposit Slots Bonus Offers All The Rage in Cut Throat Online Casino Biz

No Deposit Slots Bonus Offers All The Rage in Cut Throat Online Casino Biz

The online casino sector is becoming more competitive thanks to advances in technology. 

Bitcoin Worth More Than Ever, But Losing Clout

Bitcoin Worth More Than Ever, But Losing Clout

This past week, the anonymous digital currency Bitcoin hit a milestone by passing the $2000 mark in trading.