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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.

ACR’s Online Super Series3: The Destroyer of Summer Time Fun?

On behalf of Americas Cardroom, I want to apologize.  We know we’re making your life difficult.  With summer in full swing you’ve probably got a schedule lined up full of BBQs, beaches, and camping trips.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/21/2016

Here Are Your 2016 WSOP November Nine

This year's World Series of Poker November Nine Final Table has been determined as of the early morning hours Wednesday July 20.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/20/2016

Thomas Fuller Wins Title and $116K on HPT

Thomas Fuller, former poker pro turned teacher, added $116,242 to his career earnings total Monday evening by winning the Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) Main Event at Golden Gates Casino & Poker Parlour. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/19/2016

Cliff Josephy Headlines Final 27 In 2016 World Series of Poker Main Event

Gambling911.com has your latest World Series of Poker news and results including some of the sideline stories our readers have come to enjoy.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/18/2016

Bubble Boy Adam Furgatch Gets Entry Into Next Year’s Championship

The biggest news of the day Thursday was reaching the money, somewhat ahead of schedule. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/15/2016

Bengals Rookie Held Up During Poker Game at Super 8 Motel

Bengals Rookie Held Up During Poker Game at Super 8 Motel

Cincinnati Bengals rookie cornerback Corey Tindal was held up during a poker game this past Monday night at a Huntington, West Virginia Super 8 Motel.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/14/2016

MGM Launches First Ever Real Money Mobile Tournaments in Vegas

MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) has launched a mobile gaming platform, easyPLAY® Mobile Tournaments, the first digital and interactive tournament to be offered by a regulated casino in the United States.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/13/2016

Online Gambling in PA: Decision Will Have to Wait Until the Fall

State government began operating Tuesday under a $31 billion election-year spending bill that nevertheless lacks the tax collections to sustain it for the entire fiscal year, and lawmakers say they are scrambling to fix that before it draws a lawsuit or bond downgrade.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/12/2016

Will ‘Molly’s Game’ Best ‘Rounders’ Among Poker Films?

Will ‘Molly’s Game’ Best ‘Rounders’ Among Poker Films?

Purple Revolver asks the question if the upcoming poker flick “Molly’s Game”, which will feature big name film stars participating in illegal mobbed up high stakes poker games, might end up garnering more critical acclaim from the player community than the cult classic “Rounders”.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/12/2016

PA Governor Allows Spending Plan With Online Gambling Measure Into Law

In an unexpected move that immediately raised a host of legal questions, Gov. Wolf said on Sunday that he will allow the $31.5 billion spending plan the legislature has sent him to become law - even though there is no plan for how to pay for it.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/10/2016

PA Lawmakers Meet Sunday: Legalized Online Poker Fate to be Determined

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives will return for an unusual weekend session as Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and lawmakers face big budget decisions.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/10/2016

Doyle Brunson: ‘Both (Political) Parties Are Pathetic’

Long time Republican and legendary poker pro Doyle Bruson has nothing good to say about his party these days, but that doesn’t mean he’s pro Hillary Clinton.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/08/2016

Americas Cardroom Guarantees Punta Cana Poker Classic Packages

The WSOP Main Event is just days away, but the focus has already officially shifted to the next big poker event in the Caribbean.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/08/2016

Huffington Post: Six Hideous Problems With TV Poker

Huffington Post writer David Macaray offered his Six Hideous Problems With TV Poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/07/2016

Daniel Negreanu on Chris Ferguson: ‘Clearly He Doesn’t Give a S***’

Irate over poker pro Chris Ferguson refusing to comment on the 2011 ponzi scheme he was tied to involving Full Tilt Poker, fellow pro Daniel Negreanu unleashed on him this weekend.  Ferguson made his first public appearance in five years at this summer’s World Series of Poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/03/2016

PA Online Gambling Legalization on Hold for Moment as Lawmakers Mull Over Bill

The Latest on budget developments in the Pennsylvania Legislature (all times local):

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/02/2016

Jason Mercier Proposes to Girlfriend Natasha Barbour at WSOP

Wednesday morning, the California Assembly Appropriations Committee is expected to vote on a bill to bring internet poker to California.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/01/2016

Poker Writer Nolan Dalla’s Past Comes Back to Haunt Him Amidst Sexual Harassment Claims

Famed poker columnist Nolan Dalla is fighting off allegations that he sexually harassed a fellow female poker pro.  Past blog postings, meanwhile, are not exactly helping his case.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/01/2016

University of Arizona College Professor Wins Big at 2016 WSOP

A University of Arizona College professor has just won the $1500 buy-in “Monster Stack” No-Limit Hold’em Event #41 at this year’s World Series of Poker.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2016

PA Assembly Votes to Allow Online Gambling, Fantasy Sports

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed legislation Tuesday to expand legalized casino-style gambling to websites, airports and mobile applications. The measure passed, 114-85, and was sent to the Senate.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/28/2016

Online Poker Left Out in the Cold Again: Cali, PA Still Some Promise

New York State has just legalized Daily Fantasy Sports while giving online poker the cold shoulder and this continues to be the trend despite some glimmers of hope in 2016.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/28/2016

Online Gambling Observers Pay Close Attention to PA Spending Plan

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and the Senate's top Democrat and Republican are cool to a budget plan being assembled by the House GOP majority.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/27/2016

MyBet Shuts Down Online Poker Business

Malta-based MyBet has announced the abrupt closure of its online poker business as a result of its efforts to focus on improved betting and casino games.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/27/2016

Chris Ferguson Makes Final Table but Falls Short: Continues to Draw Condemnation

Australian Martin Kozlov poker pro collected $665,709 top prize in Event #39 but it was another figure at the final table that drew most of the attention. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/26/2016

PA House Supports Online Gambling, Just Not in Bars: Vote Expected Thursday

In a scramble to find cash just days from the state budget deadline, the Pennsylvania House backed a measure Wednesday to expand legalized gambling to the internet and airports, but rejected a more sweeping expansion of casino-style gambling to bars.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/23/2016

2016 Punta Cana Poker Classic Schedule Released

Gambling911.com has obtained a copy of the 2016 Punta Cana Poker Classic schedule that kicks off Tuesday October 25th with what should be an amazing Welcome Cocktail session.  The schedule appears below and we highly recommend attending this event.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/22/2016

‘Ballers’ Star Donovan Carter Hosts $50,000 Invitational Blackjack Tournament

Ballers” star Donovan Carter hosted a $50,000 Invitational Blackjack Tournament last weekend at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/22/2016

Poker Pro, Alleged Ponzi Schemer Chris Ferguson Gets Full Wrath of Poker Community at WSOP

Gambling911.com has reported on how poker pro and alleged ponzi schemer Chris Ferguson has reemerged after a five year absence to take part in this year’s World Series of Poker, much to the dismay of most everybody in the poker community.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/19/2016

Choose Your Poker Paradise With WSOP PCPC Satellites Every Sunday

What’s your ideal poker vacation? If you’re like a lot of people, you dream of winning the World Series of Poker Main Event, claiming millions in prize money, and donning that coveted gold bracelet.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/17/2016

Negreanu Lashes Out at Chris Ferguson: ‘Now He Kinda Weaselly Comes Back (to WSOP)’

Some folks – maybe most folks – aren’t too thrilled with the notion that five time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Chris “Jesus” Ferguson has returned to the WSOP after five years of silence….and he remains silent.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/16/2016

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

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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.