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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.

Daniel Negreanu 2.2 Million on Top in The Players Championship

Daniel Negreanu 1.4 Million up Top in The Players Championship

This one pays $1.3 million to the winner.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/05/2017

Artur Rudziankov Wins $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Event 58

Artur Rudziankov Wins $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Event 58

The 29-year-old student, born in Minsk, Belarus but currently resides in Prague, Czech Republic, previously earned $269,946 in 11 previous WSOP and WSOP International Circuit cashes

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/05/2017

Meet the Newest Member of the UpSwing Poker Team

Meet the Newest Member of the UpSwing Poker Team

Doug Polk talks to the newest member of the UpSwing Poker team while taking part in the 2017 World Series of Poker, the main event just days away.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/04/2017

Chris Ferguson 2017 WSOP POY Contender, Poker Community Not Exactly Thrilled

Chris Ferguson 2017 WSOP POY Contender, Poker Community Not Exactly Thrilled

Ferguson was tied to 2011 ponzi scheme involving Full Tilt Poker

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/04/2017

Artur Rudziankov Wins 2017 WSOP Event #58 $5K No-Limit Hold’em

Artur Rudziankov Wins 2017 WSOP Event #58 $5K No-Limit Hold’em

Rudziankov's victory Monday afternoon was an unscheduled Day 4 session in which he takes home a cool $395,918 along with his first ever WSOP gold bracelet.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/04/2017

Meet the Newest WSOP Triple Crown Winner

Meet the Newest WSOP Triple Crown Winner

Mohsin Charania reflects on his play during the $1500 final table and what he learned from watching the live stream.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/03/2017

Brunson Defends Chris Ferguson: ‘Has Done Nice Things for People’

Brunson Defends Chris Ferguson:  ‘Has Done Nice Things for People’

The Texas Dolly’s response might be surprising to some people.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/02/2017

WAG Diaries with Melanie Weisner and Jonathan Katz

WAG Diaries with Melanie Weisner and Jonathan Katz

Melanie Weisner is a poker power house, but sorry boys, she has found her soul mate. Sarah tests their love in another edition of PokerNews.com Calling the Clock

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/01/2017

Tom Koral Wins $1500 Seven Card Stud at 2017 WSOP

Tom Koral Wins $1500 Seven Card Stud at 2017 WSOP

Chicago’s own Tom Koral has finally won a World Series of Poker bracelet after over a decade of trying.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/01/2017

Former Patriots Player a Familiar Face at This Year’s WSOP

Former Patriots Player a Familiar Face at This Year’s WSOP

The seven-time Pro Bowl player was also a part of the Oakland Raiders.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/30/2017

Max Silver Wins $3000 Limit Hold’em 6 Max

Max Silver Wins $3000 Limit Hold’em 6 Max

London-born Max Silver has claimed his first-ever World Series of Poker gold bracelet with a win in the 2017 WSOP 3000 Limit Hold’em 6 Max.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/30/2017

Mohsin Charania Wins 2017 $1500 No-Limit Hold’em

Mohsin Charania Wins 2017 $1500 No-Limit Hold’em

One of the best online poker players, Mohsin Charania, has won the 2017 No-Limit Hold’em Event #52.  

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/30/2017

$10K PLO Hand Breakdowns and the Final 3 to Win a Seat at the WSOP Main Event

$10K PLO Hand Breakdowns and the Final 3 to Win a Seat at the WSOP Main Event

Let Daniel know which of the three finalists you want to have a free seat at the 2017 WSOP Main Event

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2017

A Look at Day 30 of the 2017 World Series of Poker

A Look at Day 30 of the 2017 World Series of Poker

Players to watch Thursday at the 2017 World Series of Poker include the likes of Christopher Vitch, who won his second career bracelet this week. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2017

Dutch Players Dominating Bounty at WSOP

Dutch Players Dominating Bounty at WSOP

PokerNews.com talks to Tobias Peters about life since becoming a professional poker player. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2017

One of Poker’s Most Hated Chris Ferguson Finishes 4th in WSOP Event 51

One of Poker’s Most Hated Chris Ferguson Finishes 4th in WSOP Event 51

Bryce Yockey has won his first World Series of Poker bracelet and $511,147 at the 2017  $10,000 Pot Limit Omaha Hi Lo Championship.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2017

Monster Stack Results in Over a $1 Million Payout to Winner

The 2017 World Series of Poker Monster Stack was starting to wind down with the first place finisher to be paid out $1,094,349. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2017

Mike ‘The Mouth’ Matusow Wants to Make Poker Fun Again: Players are ‘Miserable’

Mike ‘The Mouth’ Matusow Wants to Make Poker Fun Again: Players are ‘Miserable’

Mike Matusow​ in classic "The Mouth" style tells his fellow players what he really things of them.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2017

Luis Calvo Wins $3K Pot-Limit Omaha 6-Handed

Luis Calvo Wins $3K Pot-Limit Omaha 6-Handed

Miami's Luis Calvo has won the 2017 World Series of Poker's Event #49, $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 6-Handed and the $362,185 that came with it. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2017

Violent Fist Fight in Bobby’s Room at Bellagio: Phil Ivey Involved?

Violent Fist Fight in Bobby’s Room at Bellagio: Phil Ivey Involved?

Poker pro shares his own experiences (plural) with violence in poker

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/27/2017

Dayanna Ciabaton Wins Negreanu ‘Stake Me’ Contest

Dayanna Ciabaton Wins Negreanu ‘Stake Me’ Contest

Congrats to Dayanna Ciabaton, whose video won the Daniel Negreanu “Stake Me” contest which will allow her to play in the 2017 World Series of Poker Main Event for free.   

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/27/2017

Christopher Vitch Wins $10K Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo or Better Championship

Christopher Vitch Wins $10K Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo or Better Championship

Christopher Vitch, 34, of Phoenix, Arizona has defeated Benny Glaser to win the Seven Card Hi-Lo or Better Championship Event #48 at this year’s World Series of Poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/27/2017

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.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/26/2017

Negreanu Fumes Over Player That is ‘AOL’

Negreanu Fumes Over Player That is ‘AOL’

“My absolute FAVORITE game Stud 8!” Daniel Negreanu is excited but fuming that players appear to be AWOL, or as Negreanu likes to call it, “AOL”.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/26/2017

Phil Hellmuth on Verge of Getting Record 15th WSOP Bracelet

Phil Hellmuth on Verge of Getting Record 15th WSOP Bracelet

With 14 World Series of Poker bracelets under his belt, Phil Hellmuth is looking to improve on his record when he comes back to the table Monday night. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/26/2017

‘Gamble-ing Man’: Nathan Gamble Wins $15K Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Lo

‘Gamble-ing Man’: Nathan Gamble Wins $15K Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Lo

Nathan Gamble defeated the 830-player field of the $15K Pot Limit Ohaha Hi-Lo event to win his first ever WSOP bracelet and $223,339 Sunday night. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/26/2017

Poker Pro Tim Reilly Complains After Flopping Nuts

Poker Pro Tim Reilly Complains After Flopping Nuts

Reilly talks with Sarah Herring of PokerNews.com about his penalty

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2017

England’s Chris Brammer Wins First WSOP Bracelet

England’s Chris Brammer Wins First WSOP Bracelet

Chris Brammer of England has won the Event #45 of the 2017 World Series of Poker, $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em.  He takes home $527,555, besting a field of 505.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2017

Dmitry Yurasov Wins Six-Max Championship at 2017 WSOP

Dmitry Yurasov Wins Six-Max Championship at 2017 WSOP

Russian poker player Dmitry Yurasov earned several six-figure scores and over $1.2 million in career earnings

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/24/2017

Mike ‘The Mouth’ Matusow Still Going Strong in WSOP HORSE, Day in the Life of Negreanu

Mike ‘The Mouth’ Matusow Still Going Strong in WSOP HORSE, Day in the Life of Negreanu

"The Mouth" among 18 still in from field of 399

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/24/2017

Breaking News

Arizona’s Tohono O’odham Nation Finally Starts Construction Of Casino

Arizona’s Tohono O’odham Nation Finally Starts Construction Of Casino

The Arizona casino industry is set to expand.  Above all, This will happen after the completion of the construction of Tohono O’odham Nation gaming facility. 

The Scoop on Progressive Slot Machines

The Scoop on Progressive Slot Machines

There are two basic types of slot machine jackpots aside from online slots. The first type is the old school slot machines where the jackpot was listed right on the slot machine glass permanently and was almost always three or five 7's, depending on how many reels there were.

Tobey Maguire a ‘Royal Jerk at Poker Table’, Told Hostess to ‘Bark Like a Seal’

“Molly’s Game”, the new memoire from the so-called “Poker Princess” Molly Bloom, arrived in bookstores Thursday (June 12, 2014) and it’s not without its juicy tidbits blasting the likes of “Spider-Man” actor Tobey Maguire.