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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.

Rampage at Senior Citizen Community Brought on by Poker Game

A 77-year-old man who shot three people, killing one, at the senior apartment complex where he lived had grown distant recently and had been angry about frequent poker games in the building's common area, according to people who knew him.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/15/2016

ACR Poker 100 Percent Bonus to $1000

Gambling911.com-endorsed online poker room Americas Cardroom is offering a 100 percent bonus up to $1000.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/14/2016

Poker is Gambling, Not Skill, Billionaire Casino Operator Insists

Poker is Gambling, Not Skill, Billionaire Casino Operator Insists

While poker enthusiasts and activists alike insists that poker is a “game of skill” and not really gambling, one billionaire just made the claim that poker is indeed gambling. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/14/2016

Molly’s Game: Trump Tower's Alleged Ties to Russian Gambling Ring

Molly’s Game: Russian Mobsters Allegedly Ran Trump Tower Gambling Ring

Federal agents once busted into Trump Tower in Manhattan rounding up 29 individuals suspected of having ties to a Russian organized crime run gambling ring

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/14/2016

Michael Cera to Star in High Stakes Poker Flick ‘Molly’s Game’: Starts Shooting Soon

Michael Cera to Star in High Stakes Poker Flick ‘Molly’s Game’: Starts Shooting Soon

The highly anticipated high stakes poker flick “Molly’s Game” is set to start shooting this November and will star Michael Cera, Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/09/2016

Americas Cardroom Collaborates With Collin Moshman, Katie Dozier For New Sit & Go 2.0

Americas Cardroom Collaborates With Collin Moshman, Katie Dozier For New Sit & Go 2.0

The online poker site that’s famous for innovations like The Beast, online re-entry tournaments and The Cage today announced another first for online poker. Americas Cardroom is gearing up to launch Sit & Go 2.0,

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/08/2016

Phil Galfond to Follow in Footsteps of Tony G to Launch New Poker Site

Phil Galfond to Follow in Footsteps of Tony G to Launch New Poker Site

Poker pro Phil Galfond this week announced plans to launch a new real money online poker site.  The odds, however, are against him.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/06/2016

The Global Poker League Alex Dreyfus Comes Under Fire

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Submitted by Guest on, Sep/05/2016

Quebec Won’t Block Online Gambling Websites

The CRTC has told Quebec that the province cannot lawfully order Internet companies to block people's access to certain websites without first obtaining the federal regulator's approval.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/05/2016

Poker Pro Doug Polk: Fellow Pro ‘Ben Tollerene Scammed Me’

Poker Pro Doug Polk: Fellow Pro ‘Ben Tollerene Scammed Me’

Poker pro Doug Polk has released a video to discuss a controversy brewing in the poker community involving him and fellow high stakes player Ben Tollerene.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/04/2016

Americas Cardroom Gives Away Free Bets for NFL Kickoff Weekend

If the poker table starts to look a little like a football field, don’t blame the beer. Blame Americas Cardroom. The US-facing online poker site today announced its NFL Bets Promo.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/02/2016

Punta Cana Classic 2016 20 Percent Airfare, New Website

Organizers of the Punta Cana Poker Classic today took the wraps off their new website. Featuring a host of new features and optimized to work on mobile devices, the new PuntaCanaPokerClassic.com has been redesigned to be more user-friendly and informational

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/31/2016

Paysafe Acquires Income Access for $40 Million

Press Leak Blamed for 888 Holdings Failed Bid Attempt at Buying William Hill

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Submitted by Guest on, Aug/31/2016

Conan O’Brien: ‘I Have a Body Like The Athletes of the World Series of Poker’

The World Series of Poker – and poker as a whole – has been labeled a sport by some....and late night comedian Conan O'Brien couldn't resist taking a jab at that concept.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/31/2016

California Online Poker Bill 2863 Fails to Pass for 8th Straight Year

California Online Poker Bill 2863 Fails to Pass for 8th Straight Year

The effort to get a bill passed in the world’s 8th largest economy, California, that would legalize online poker has been an eight-year process and yet again we see such a measure dead on arrival.  The latest reincarnation is AB 2863.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/30/2016

Two More Arrests Tied to AZ Illegal Poker Biz That Pushed PPA Propaganda

Two more arrests have been made in connection to a raid that took place last week at a Glendale, Arizona illegal poker establishment, Poker Union.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/26/2016

Poker Pro Vanessa Selbst: ‘It’s Hard to Say Whether Trump is the Actual Devil’

Poker Pro Vanessa Selbst: ‘It’s Hard to Say Whether Trump is the Actual Devil’

In an interview with PokerListings.com Wednesday, poker’s most successful female player and one of the first openly gay, Vanessa Selbst, expressed apprehension at the prospects of a Donald Trump Presidency.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/24/2016

Americas Cardroom Ups Ante From MOSS to OSS

After a successful week for micro-stakes players, Americas Cardroom is upping the ante from MOSS to OSS.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/23/2016

‘Bad Actor’ Clause Slipped Into California Online Poker Bill: Could Spell End

Last minute amendments to a bill in California that would legalize online poker in that state has the grassroots organization Poker Players Alliance in a tizzy.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/22/2016

Bovada Poker Closing in September: Customer Base Bought by Ignition Casino

Bovada Poker will be no more effective September 2016. 

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/17/2016

Millionaire Winner of 2016 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Announced

The Big 4, a second annual, four-tournament finale, played out Tuesday night as part of the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/17/2016

Three Face Charges for Role in Running Illegal Phoenix Poker Biz

Three Face Charges for Role in Running Illegal Phoenix Poker Biz

Three men arrested last week in a raid of an illegal Phoenix establishment appeared in a court to face charges Monday.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2016

PokerStars' Owner Amaya Says Baazov Stepped Down, But Stays On

Amaya Inc (AYA.TO) (AYA.O), owner of gambling websites PokerStars and Full Tilt, said Chief Executive David Baazov, who was charged with insider trading by Quebec's securities regulator, stepped down on Thursday.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2016

Details of Next Million Dollar Sundays Tournament Announced

Details of Next Million Dollar Sundays Tournament Announced

Gambling911.com endorsed Americas Cardroom has announced details pertaining to the next Million Dollar Sundays poker tournament to be held September 4th.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/13/2016

Doyle Brunson Neighbor Robbed at Gunpoint: Texas Dolly believed to be Real Target

A neighbor of poker pro Doyle Brunson was robbed at gunpoint late Thursday night inside his garage.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/12/2016

Five Arrests Tied to Arizona Illegal Poker Operation: Racketeering Charges Filed

Arizona Department of Gaming investigators and Phoenix police served four search warrants linked to an illegal poker establishment late Thursday with five arrests made.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/12/2016

California Online Poker Deadline Aug 31

If California is going to legalize online poker in 2016, the current bill needs to pass by August 31.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/11/2016

Lifelong Republican and Birthday Boy Doyle Brunson Disavows Trump

Legendary poker pro and lifelong Republican Doyle Brunson on Tuesday night announced he will not be voting for either US Presidential candidate this November.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/09/2016

2016 Battle of Malta This Nov 2-7: Poker in the Mediterranean: Online Qualifiers

Last year’s Battle of Malta shattered records and the 2016 event is likely to continue that trend as over 2000 players are set to compete in beautiful Malta, home of the world’s largest online gambling industry.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/06/2016

California Mayor Arrested for Hosting Creepy Underage Strip Poker Game at Summer Camp

Stockton, California Mayor Anthony Silva was arrested on Thursday on charges related to a game of underage strip poker at a summer camp he hosts.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/05/2016

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.