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.

Poker Player Dan Shak Reaches Settlement in Illegal Futures Trading 'Spoofing' Case

"While I am confident I could have prevailed at trial, I have concluded the right decision for my family and me is to resolve this matter with no admission of wrongdoing and without the cost, delay, and distraction of protracted litigation," the high stake player tells

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/11/2024

Top Poker Tournaments Unveiled for Spring 2024

Upcoming tournaments get boost as one more state, Michigan, added to US online player pool.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/10/2024

ACR Venom Tournament Website's Biggest Yet: $12.5 Million

They are promising multiple millionaires to be crowned with a lot more players taking home life-changing scores.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/09/2024

Dominican Republic Blacklists Online Gambling Sites

The Dominican Republic was once among the very first offshore hosts for call center sportsbooks catering mostly to the US.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/08/2024

Video: LAPD Detains Influencer, Gambler Mikki Mase in Area of 'Shots Fired' Call

LAPD requested more units with rifles and suited up with helmets and extra body armor.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/03/2024

Fake News: Hellmuth's $17 Face Masks and Doug Polk's Self-Tanner Out of Stock Forever

If you were looking to get that Hollywood tan ahead of the summer months, Doug Polk's self-tanner appears to have gone the way of the dodo bird.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/01/2024

Bruno Mars Gambling Debt With MGM Allegedly Tops $50 Million

How did it happen?  One of today's biggest recording artists somehow managed to rack up around $50 million in gambling debts, or so it is being reported.


Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Mar/17/2024

Poker Pro Tom Dwan Addresses 'Deadbeat' Allegations: Claims Accuser Owes Him

Dwan was just named the latest ACR Poker pro.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/13/2024

Get Ready to Inhale: High Five Tournament to Kick Off in March

Get ready for this buzzworthy 420-inspired event and a shot at $12.5 million.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/27/2024

$12.5 Million Venom Fever Kicks Off in April

Buy-ins are just $95!

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/26/2024

Oxygen New Series 'Sin City Murders' Debuts Sunday February 25

The beating death of poker player Donald Idiens to be among the stories profiled.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/23/2024

Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Returns to Hollywood, FL April 3

Event features a $400 Deep Stack series opener featuring a $1 Million Guaranteed prize pool.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/23/2024

New Venetian Poker Room to Be Largest in Vegas

New Venetian Poker Room to Be Largest in Vegas

Will “push the boundaries of modern poker forward,” resort officials said Wednesday.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/21/2024

ACR Poker The Cage Live - Win Your $8,700 Package Online

Great news poker fans!  The Cage is becoming a permanent fixture at ACR Poker. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/18/2024

Online Super Series Guarantees $12.5 Million

This time it comes with a special twist as ACR Poker is awarding three seats to their record-setting $12.5 Million Venom tournament via the tournament leaderboard.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/06/2024

The Chris Moneymaker Tour Hits Palm Beach

Secure your seat for the $500,000 Main Event at Palm Beach Kennel Club on Feb 22nd.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/31/2024

Poker Pro, Venture Capitalist Perry Friedman Dead at 55

Phil Hellmuth pays tribute.  The news comes just two weeks after beloved poker pro and 2009 WSOP Main Event runner up Darvin Moon passed away. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/27/2024

Gambling Traffic Trends

Here you will find the most authoritative trend analysis from the world of gambling, including sports betting and poker, even from the world of bookmakers.  These are trending topics, dated. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/27/2024

High Stakes Adventure Korea Unveiled at ACR Poker

Main Satellite awards $110,000 in buy-ins / entry fees to the series.  Individuals will receive business class airfare and luxury hotel accommodations.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/22/2024

Punta del Este Satellites Opening Soon

January 21 kicks off the Punta Del Este Satellites for the prestigious $500,000 GTD Main Event of the Enjoy Poker Series.  Five packages are available on Sunday.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/18/2024

This Online Poker Site Says it Reimbursed Players $350k in 2023 Impacted By Cheaters and Bots

A bot prepares to play online poker

One individual claims to have discovered a particularly suspicious user (DivVal24) playing on the micro-stakes tables of this poker site in various game types (cash games, fast blast tournaments etc.) just last month.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/18/2024

Daniel Negreanu Mirror Interview: Talks Diet, Longevity, Work Balance

Daniel Negreanu Mirror Interview: Talks Diet, Longevity, Work Balance

Negreanu, an ambassador for GGPoker, avoids discussion of the recent super user scandal at that poker room.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/06/2024

Celebrating 25 Great Years: Gambling911 Looks Back at Doyle Brunson

From that hilarious birthday roast with Brad Garrett, Pam Anderson and a livid Kid Rock to calling it like it is when it comes to young poker players "not having a clue", we look back at the late great Doyle Brunson.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/05/2024

Savage Average New NL Tournament Structure to Debut During WPT

Says it's a concept he's "worked on and wanted to do for many years".

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/04/2024

Doyle Brunson Will Be a Clue on JEOPARDY!

The popular TV game show Jeopardy! is to feature a clue about recently-deceased poker great Doyle Brunson in an upcoming episode, Gambling 911 can reveal exclusively!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jan/04/2024

$5 Million GTD Venom PKO Kicks Off January 16

$5 Million GTD Venom PKO Kicks Off January 16

Direct buy-ins begin at $33 and there are Mega Satellites with paths starting at $0.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/02/2024

Real Kid Poker Under Fire for Role as GG Poker Ambassador in Wake of Super User Scandal

So far crickets as players remain suspect of situation.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/31/2023

Superuser Caught on GG Poker

Site apologizes and claims client vulnerability as suspicious players want answers.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/29/2023

ACR Poker Nearly Back to Normal Following Holiday Weekend Software Meltdown (Update)

In a heartfelt holiday message, ACR Poker CEO Phil Nagy claimed not to have slept for three days or to have wished his mother a Merry Christmas.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Dec/29/2023

Top 10 Stories in the World of Gambling and Sports Betting - 2023

You've read the rest, now read the best.  These are the real stories that gripped the gambling world in 2023, not the fluff you might have seen elsewhere.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/28/2023

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