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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.

James Polk Hanging With James Woods at the 2017 WSOP

James Polk Hanging With James Woods at the 2017 WSOP

Once again I find myself late registering a World Series of Poker event. This time, I manage to survive the night!

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/20/2017

Christopher Frank Earns First WSOP Bracelet

Christopher Frank Earns First WSOP Bracelet

Christopher Frank of Germany won his first World Series of Poker bracelet Monday night after emerging victorious in Event #33: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/20/2017

Massage Brings Needed Relief to World Series of Poker

Massage Brings Needed Relief to World Series of Poker

More than 400 therapists with Las Vegas-based Professional Massage Inc. are working this year's 54-day event.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/20/2017

Would You Stake One of These Guys in the 2017 WSOP Main Event?

Would You Stake One of These Guys in the 2017 WSOP Main Event?

Lean, mean meat-eating machine wants to be staked

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/19/2017

$1,500 WSOP Bagging Chips and Racquetball with Dan Smith

$1,500 WSOP Bagging Chips and Racquetball with Dan Smith

Jeff Gross makes it through Day 1 of the WSOP $1,500 Event 33.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/19/2017

Vladimir Shchemelev Wins 2017 WSOP $10K 207 Triple Draw Championship

Vladimir Shchemelev Wins 2017 WSOP $10K 207 Triple Draw Championship

St. Petersburg, Russia native Vladimir Shchemelev has won the 2017 WSOP $10K 207 Triple Draw Championship and the $193,484 top prize.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/19/2017

Gaurav Raina Wins $2500 No-Limit Hold’em at 2017 WSOP

Gaurav Raina Wins $2500 No-Limit Hold’em at 2017 WSOP

"I was very fortunate to get all the hands and win all the flips," said the 33-year-old Gauray Raina after his WSOP $2500 No-Limit Hold’em win Sunday.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/19/2017

Bitcoin for Beginners – Online Gambling Edition

Bitcoin for Beginners – Online Gambling Edition

If you had no clue how Bitcoin works, join the club…..we are new to this as well. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/18/2017

Jeff Gross on Playing Poker With His Dad This Father’s Day

Jeff Gross on Playing Poker With His Dad This Father’s Day

Poker pro Jeff Gross exits the $1,500 mix max event; joins the WSOP "Giant" tournament & get seated with his Dad!

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/18/2017

Australia’s James Obst Wins 1st WSOP Bracelet

Australia’s James Obst Wins 1st WSOP Bracelet

Australia’s James Obst has won the 2017 WSOP $10,000 Razz Championship, emerging victorious with his first gold bracelet and the $265,138 first-place prize.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/18/2017

David Bach Wins Second WSOP Bracelet of the Summer, Third Overall

David Bach Wins WSOP Bracelet of the Summer

David Bach added another World Series of Poker bracelet to his trophy case in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/18/2017

Daniel Negreanu Cashes for 5th Time This WSOP and Wants to Stake You

Daniel Negreanu Cashes for 5th Time This WSOP and Wants to Stake You

Daniel Negreanu cashed out for the 5th time this World Series of Poker with a 42nd place finish in the $ 1,500 Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw (Event #28).

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/17/2017

Joseph di Rosa Rojas Wins The Marathon

Joseph di Rosa Rojas Wins The Marathon

The 34-year-old resident of Caracas, Venezuela, has triumphed in “The Marathon"

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/17/2017

‘Crazy’ J Todd Talks Internet Poker Liquidity in Spain, France and Other EU Nations

In recent months Gambling911.com has reported that Spain, Italy, France and other countries have opted to finally allow their citizens to play against one another. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/16/2017

WSOP Main Event Qualifiers Online for 2017

WSOP Main Event Qualifiers Online for 2017

If you haven’t checked out Gambling911-endorsed Americas Cardroom, there is no better time than now with the most WSOP Main Event online qualifiers EVER!!!!

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/16/2017

Top 5 After Hours Food Spots for Those Attending the World Series of Poker

Top 5 After Hours Food Spots for Those Attending the World Series of Poker

Where to go eat after you've busted out at 1 in the morning.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/16/2017

Fedor Holz Talks ‘Retirement’ From Poker

Fedor Holz Talks ‘Retirement’ From Poker

High Roller Crusher Fedor Holz joins poker phenom Doug Polk to discuss poker, business, and a variety of other topics as well as his so-called “retirement”.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/16/2017

2017 WSOP Bracelet Winners Thus Far

2017 WSOP Bracelet Winners Thus Far

In case you have missed it, there has been close to two dozen 2017 WSOP events played thus far and that means nearly 24 bracelets handed out. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/16/2017

Feds Extends Deadline for Claims by Absolute Poker Victims

Feds Extends Deadline for Claims by Absolute Poker Victims

Those affected by the abrupt closure of Absolute Poker in 2011 have until September 7, 2017 to file a claim with the US Government for assistance to receive a to-be-determined portion of monies owed.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/16/2017

2017 WSOP The Marathon Resumes Friday with Just 13 Players Left

2017 WSOP The Marathon Resumes Friday with Just 13 Players Left

The 2017 WSOP THE MARATHON is down to the final stretch with only 13 players after a field of 1,759 kicked things off.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/16/2017

James Obst Wins $10K Razz Championship

James Obst Wins $10K Razz Championship

Australia's James Obst claimed his first World Series of Poker gold bracelet Thursday evening in the 2017 WSOP's Event #26, $10,000 Razz Championship.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/16/2017

Online Pro Wins First WSOP Bracelet

Online Pro Wins First WSOP Bracelet

Online pro Shane Buchwald registered for his first-ever World Series of Poker event on American soil and ended up taking home a bracelet just three days later.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/15/2017

Pablo Mariz Wins Millionaire Maker for Canada

Just after 1 am Vegas time the Canadian was crowned

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/14/2017

One of These 14 is About to Become a Millionaire

One of These 14 is About to Become a Millionaire

A new champion will earn the lion's share of the $10,477,350 prize pool

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/14/2017

Ron Ware Wins $1,500 8-Game Mix 6-Handed for $145,577 and First Bracelet

Ron Ware Wins $1,500 8-Game Mix 6-Handed for $145,577 and First Bracelet

Ron Ware entered the tournament defending his third place from last year's edition.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/14/2017

John Monnette Claims Third WSOP Bracelet

John Monnette Claims Third WSOP Bracelet

The California native finished off a loaded final table to win his third career World Series of Poker gold bracelet in the 2017 WSOP's Event #22

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/14/2017

Three WSOP Bracelets and He’s Just 22

Three WSOP Bracelets and He’s Just 22

He's already closing in on Carlos Mortensen's career tournament winnings

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/13/2017

The Rise of Doug Polk: Once ‘Stuck in Hopeless Situation’, Now Winning Big

The Rise of Doug Polk: Once ‘Stuck in Hopeless Situation’, Now Winning Big

Today “everyone is somewhere from a bit to a lot worse (of a player) than I am”

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/13/2017

Qualify to Play in the 2017 World Series of Poker Online

Qualify to Play in the 2017 World Series of Poker Online

Includes 50-$12,500 Packages Guaranteed ($625,000 Total)

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/13/2017

Three Amazing Poker Bluffs by Female Poker Players

Three Amazing Poker Bluffs by Female Poker Players

Everybody loves watching bluffs in poker - and, if you thought that bluffing is a man's job only, well, think again!

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/13/2017

Breaking News

North Korea Legalizes Gambling on Horses to Help Mitigate Sanctions Pain

North Korea Legalizes Gambling on Horses to Help Mitigate Sanctions Pain

Per North Korea’s KCNA news agency, races called the "Autumn Race-Goers Games" were held Sunday at the Mirim Riding Club

Selbst to Matusow:  ‘You are a Pathetic Human Being’ Over Weistein Support

Selbst to Matusow: ‘You are a Pathetic Human Being’ Over Weistein Support

Matusow tweet seems to suggest doing sexual favors in Hollywood was common knowledge

Genovese Mobster Charged Last Year for Illegal Bookmaking Now Indicted on Tax Fraud

Genovese Mobster Charged Last Year for Illegal Bookmaking Now Indicted on Tax Fraud

Genovese Mobster Salvatore DeMeo has bee indicted on tax fraud charges and is accused of cheating the IRS out of $365,000 in taxes.