Poker

Russell Crowe's "Poker Face" Finally Released: Early Reviews Not Good

The highly anticipated poker flick "Poker Face" has resumed production after well over a year of being shut down due to Covid.  Nearly a year later as it begins hitting theatres, there are questions as to whether filming should ever have resumed.  16% is the Rotten Tomatoes early score.

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/16/2022

Thanksgiving Bountyful Weekend for Poker Players: $500,000 GTD

Thanksgiving Bountyful Weekend for Poker Players: $500,000 GTD

Our friends at Americas Cardroom continue to turn things up a notch.  This week they announced an incredible Thanksgiving Bountyful Weekend for the period November 24th to 27th.  It features as much as $500,000 GTD.

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/07/2022

Mike Matusow Gets Covid for Third Straight Time: Full Vaxed

"I officially got Covid for the 3rd time and won’t be able to play @HCLPokerShow next week! I feel ok so far as symtoms seem mild thanks to the fact I haven’t taken any bs boosters or vaccines from our corrupt Big Pharma companies!"

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Nov/05/2022

Progressive Knock Out Tournament Series Returns to ACR

Progressive Knock Out Tournament Series Returns to ACR

It's being called as one of the largest Progressive Knock Out tournament series every offered online and can only be found at Americas Cardroom.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/31/2022

The Mouth Claims to Have Picked Up 3K Followers Since Musk Takeover

The Mouth Claims to Have Picked Up 3K Followers Since Musk Takeover

"I’ve picked up 3 k followers since @elonmusk took over Twitter!," poker pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow, a devout conservative declared on Friday.  That's the day Elon Musk officially took over Twitter and began firing its top executives. 

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/30/2022

Card Player Founder Wins Own Tournament? Mouth 1 of 4 Left in NFL Survivor Pool Needing Bears

Card Player Founder Wins Own Tournament?

Our intrepid reporter Thomas Somach approached Barry's wife Allyn Jaffrey Shulman suggesting this might be viewed as a conflict of interest.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/24/2022

$5 Million GTD Venom PKO Main Event Kicks Off Thursday October 20, 2022

$5 Million GTD Venom PKO Main Event Kicks Off Thursday October 20, 2022

The world’s biggest Progressive Knockout tournament kicks off Thursday October 20, 2022. It is a multi-day, multi-million-dollar event unlike anything on the planet. Take out a player, get 50% of their bounty. The other half? It’s on your head. And there’s millions in prize money.  $5 million is up for grabs.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/19/2022

Storage War Star Wins ACR Main Event, $5 Million GTD Venom PKO Kicks Off, Tournament Sets Record

Storage War Star Wins ACR Main Event, $5 Million GTD Venom PKO Kicks Off,

"Storage Wars" cast member Rene Nezhoda has won the Americas Cardroom Enjoy Poker Tour Punta del Este Main Event.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/18/2022

Hustler Casino Live to Continue Streaming After Lew-Adelstein Brouhaha

Hustler Casino Live to Continue Streaming After Lew-Adelstein Brouhaha

The California Bureau of Gambling Control (CBGC) will permit the Hustler Casino live stream to continue following a brief probe.  The decision comes following a high profile cheating scandal involving a novice player, vibrating device and apparent threatening behavior. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/13/2022

Now There is a Staffer Theft Twist in Lew-Adelstein Cheating Scandal

Now There is a Staffer Theft Twist in Lew-Adelstein Cheating Scandal

Initial results of the probe reveal that an employeesof Hustler Casino's High Stakes Poker Productions stole three $5,000 chips totalling $150,000 from Lew’s stack after the broadcast concluded on Sept. 29.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/10/2022

Accused Cheat Says Don't Jump to Conclusions When it Comes to "Vibrator" Scandal

Accused Cheat Says Don't Jump to Conclusions When it Comes to "Vibrator" Scandal

"Problem with taking the money back is he’s consistently in very soft lineups that he’s literally never losing in. Why would anyone want to play with him if they have an off chance they do something stupid and own him knowing they’ll get bullied to refund him. Bad for the game."

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/03/2022

'The Mouth' Chimes in on Poker Vibrator Scandal: Lew Not a Cheater But No Clue Where She is

'The Mouth' Chimes in on Poker Vibrator Scandal

The poker world is on absolute fire in recent days over an incident that took place during the Hustler Casino live streaming.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/03/2022

Investigation Into "Vibratorgate" Continues as Twitterverse Explodes

Investigation Into "Vibratorgate" Continues as Twitterverse Explodes

Hustler Casino has said neither player will be invited to return to partake in tournament play following allegations that Robbi Jade Lew used a vibration device to gain an unfair advantage at the poker table resulting in an all-in hand for a pot of $269,000 versus Garrett Adelstein.  He accused Lew of cheating.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/03/2022

Vibrator Used to Give Poker Player "Unfair" Edge During Hustler Live Stream: Goes All-In to Win $130K Hand

Hustler Casino has said neither player will be invited to return until the incident had been investigated.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/02/2022

Stalling on the Bubble Addressed by Tournament Directors Association

Is stalling on the bubble really cheating?

While some players believe it's a good strategy, others say it's akin to cheating.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Sep/29/2022

Matt Savage Massive Pay Day Resididual for "Lucky You" Film Cameo Finally Arrives

Matt Savage Massive Pay Day Resididual for "Lucky You" Film Cameo Finally Arrives

You won't believe how much these Hollywood film cameos pay!!!

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/29/2022

Poker Pro Kenna James Teams Up With Ape Poker

Poker Pro Kenna James Teams Up With Ape Poker

James, who got his Start dealing at Hollywood Park Casino in Los Angeles in 1996, has 20 poker titles under his belt already and is considered one of the top experts in the game.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/29/2022

Massive Cashout for Americas Cardroom Poker Pro Ebony Kenney: One of Largest for a Female Player Ever

Massive Cashout for Americas Cardroom Poker Pro Ebony Kenney: One of Largest for a Female Player Ever

Kenney won $1.7 Million in the Coin Rivet Invitational Poker Tournament and becomes one of the winningest women in poker.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/14/2022

The OSS CUB3D ENCORE $20 Million GTD to Take Place Sept.04th-26th

The OSS CUB3D ENCORE $20 Million GTD to Take Place Sept.04th-26th

Included is a $1 Million Main Event on Sunday, September 18th ($630 buy-in) and September 25th ($2,650 buy-in). There are also three big multi-flight tourneys.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/01/2022

Americas Cardroom Celebrates 21 Great Years With 21 Going to Uruguay Resort

Americas Cardroom Celebrates 21 Great Years

Players will not only win a $5,000 dream poker vacation, but they will also be invited to a VIP Party with the ACR Pros as part of the 21st Anniversary Celebration!

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/23/2022

Illegal Poker Den Took in Up to $2,000 a Night

Illegal Poker Den Took in Up to $2,000 a Night

Named in the warrant was one David B. Stern, 31, of Thomaston.  He was known by the name "The Club Hou$e" and would regularly promote the games through the Facebook group, CT Valley Poker Players. 

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/18/2022

Mike Matusow Wants to do a Podcast Where He Smokes Pot and Takes Phone Calls

Mike Matusow Wants to do a Podcast Where He Smokes Pot and Takes Phone Calls

He's also doing a Q&A on Reddit called "Ask Me Anything".....and as one would expect, it's turning into a bit of a trainwreck.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/16/2022

Poker Legend Molly Bloom to Host €10,000 'Molly's Game' at SBC Summit Barcelona

Poker Legend Molly Bloom to Host €10,000 'Molly's Game' at SBC Summit Barcelona

The real life author and organiser of high-stakes celebrity poker games that inspired the film "Molly's Game" will be delivering a keynote speech and host an exclusive €10,000 invitational poker tournament.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/11/2022

Natural8 Poker Ambassador kitty kuo Wants New Boyfriend: "Only Need to See 5 Times a Year" and "No Franch"

Natural8 Poker Ambassador kitty kuo Wants New Boyfriend

At the conclusion of this year's World Series of Poker we learned that Asia's largest online poker room, Natural8, ambassador Kitty Kuo was publicly seeking a new boyfriend....but her busy schedule might not allow for it.  Not to mention she's a little picky.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/10/2022

The Mouth Speaks Out About Mar-A-Lago Raid: "Better Have Goods or Trump Will Win in Massive Landslide in 2024"

The Mouth Speaks Out About Mar-A-Lago Raid

Plus poker player Dan Shak charged with ‘spoofing’ precious metals markets

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/09/2022

The Mouth Takes on Poker Pro, Economist Andrew Barber: "I Don’t Think You’re an ***hole, I Just Think You’re Brainwashed"

Mike "The Mouth" Matusow, one of poker's most successful players, has been ranting over the past 48 hours about everything from anti-Trumpism, President Joe Biden running for re-election in 2024, the WSOP failure to punish player who are tardy to tournament events and puberty blockers?

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/06/2022

To Tip or Not to Tip the World Series of Poker Dealer

To Tip or Not to Tip the World Series of Poker Dealer

The question of the day: "You win the WSOP Main Event for $10,000,000 and have 56% of yourself. How much do you tip? 2.025% of the prize-pool was withheld for staff ($1,754,257) outside of the rake ($4,093,267)?"

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/27/2022

CardPlayer Publisher Barry Shulman Rushed to ER

CardPlayer Publisher Barry Shulman Rushed to ER

Plus former Detroit Red Wings forward Bobby Ryan arrested and Mega Millions winning numbers drawing yields no jackpot winner, tops $1 billion and that is tied for second largest ever.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jul/27/2022

The OSS Cub3d returns at America's Cardroom

The OSS Cub3d returns at America's Cardroom

We're just days away from the return of Cub3d at America's Cardroom with $25 Million Guaranteed from July 31st to August 29th.

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/26/2022

Prosecutors: Woman Left 3 kids Alone in Car for Hours While She Played Poker in Casino

Prosecutors: Woman Left 3 kids Alone in Car for Hours While She Played Poker in Casino

Icese Laporsha Simmons has been charged with child neglect.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jul/20/2022

Breaking News

Michigan Wolverines an Early +6.5 Underdog Versus Ohio State

Michigan Wolverines an Early +6.5 Underdog Versus Ohio State Stun the Buckeyes

We have seen the line on the Michigan Wolverines vs. Ohio State game November 26 ranging anywhere from Buckeyes -6.5 to -8 very early.  The line was trending towards -8.5.  Coming into Week 12, the Wolverines were among the few remaining undefeated teams (along with Ohio State) and that continues as they head into their game against Ohio State. 

Aggressive Line Movement on Clemson Game Was Tell-Tale Sign in Week 1

Clemson Tigers Betting Trends: Tough Test vs. Surging South Carolina November 26

Clemson goes into Saturday's Noon ET game versus the South Carolina Gamecocks as a -14.5 favorite but South Carolina cannot be overlooked following their shocking upset shellacking of the Tennessee Vols, a team that had been ranked number one in the nation just a few weeks ago. BetOnline had reported 72% on Clemson at -24 at the time of closing.