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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.

World Poker Tour Host 2022 Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open at Seminole Hard Rock

This year’s series features 44 primary events, kicking off with a $400 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry) with a $1 Million Guarantee and headlined by a $3,500 WPT Rock ‘N’ Roll Championship boasting a $2 Million Guaranteed prize pool.

Submitted by Press Release on, Sep/22/2022

SBC Conference Kicks Off Tuesday as Gaming Professionals Descend Upon Barcelona

Plus Granath v Wright Day 6 closing arguments in slander determination case begin.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Sep/19/2022

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

Matusow Feline Friend Dead at 20 and CA Tribes Would Have Sports Betting if They Didn't Hate Card Clubs So Much

Matusow Feline Friend Dead at 20

Poker legend Mike “The Mouth” Matusow is mourning the passing of his beloved pet cat, named Flash.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/04/2022

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

Remembering the Great Alan “Dink” Denkenson and Renewed Interest in Sports Betting Documentary "Best of It"

Remembering the Great Alan “Dink” Denkenson and Renewed Interest in Sports Betting Documentary "Best of It"

"Dink" was one of five sports bettors that featured prominently in the documentary film.  Not all were stand up characters like "Dink" however.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/01/2022

Ex-NBA Exec and Gambling Expert Wants to Take on Real Madrid and Barcelona With Newly Purchased Football Club

Ex-NBA Exec and Gambling Expert Wants to Take on Real Madrid and Barcelona

Plus another online gambling operator fined for anti-money laundering (AML) and social responsibility failings.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/25/2022

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

Giuliano Bendinelli Takes Down Biggest EPT Main Event Ever

Giuliano Bendinelli Takes Down Biggest EPT Main Event Ever

The victory moves Bendinelli's win total in live career tournaments to $2,488,313.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/22/2022

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

Welcome Back: Gabe Kaplan Reveals Poker Broadcast Featuring Doyle Brunson, Others

Welcome Back: Gabe Kaplan Reveals Sports Broadcast Featuring Doyle Brunson, Others

"Welcome Back Kotter" actor and top celebrity poker pro Gabe Kaplan provided a gem via his Twitter page this week.  It's a sports broadcast where he interviews the "three greatest poker players" at the time Doyle Brunson, Stu Unger and Chip Reese.

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Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/01/2022

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

Hong Kong Police Arrest 48 in Crackdown on Gambling Syndicate Controlled by Triad

Plus a brutal WSOP for Daniel Negreanu, who lost more than $1 million, and a previously unnamed defendant pleads guilty in Skilled Shamrock illegal gambling biz.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jul/21/2022

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

Yahoo Life: I Paid Off Poker With Intimate Favors

Yahoo Life: I Paid Off Poker With Intimate Favors

Plus Somach proves he's Carnac the Magnificent with another big win Tuesday night...And Kid Poker blames wrist injury on a stampede.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jul/20/2022

The OSS Cub3d Returns With $25 Million GTD

The OSS Cub3d Returns With $25 Million GTD

Each of the three series has its own Main Event, and there are usually multiple $1 Million GTD tourneys in the mix (with varying buy-ins) and a $2.5 Million GTD tourney.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/19/2022

Are Any of the Poker Training Sites Worth It? Plus Brunson Still Bluffing at 88

Plus Thomas Somach has his "Play of the Century" for Tuesday night's MLB All Star Game (2022) and we look at a story of successful angling that "involves no modeling, no steam-chasing, no inside info".

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jul/19/2022

Espen Jorstad Wins 2022 WSOP Main Event ($10,000,000)

Espen Jorstad Wins 2022 WSOP Main Event ($10,000,000)

Espen Jorstad has conquered Australian Adrian Attenborough heads-up to top a field of 8,663 players and walk away with a cool $10,000 in the WSOP Main Event Sunday.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/17/2022

Jinho Hong Wins 2022 WSOP Hall of Fame Bounty Tournament

Jinho Hong Wins 2022 WSOP Hall of Fame Bounty Tournament

Plus Main Event field reduced to 43 with Jeffrey Farnes leading the pack heading into Wednesday's play.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/13/2022

Layne Flack Inducted Into the Poker Hall of Fame

Layne Flack Inducted Into the Poker Hall of Fame

Matt Savage had said the odds were 1-1000000 ahead of Sunday's induction.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/10/2022

2022 WSOP Main Event: We're in the Money and Six Former Champs Still Remain

The former champs still in include: Six of those playing beyond the bubble just happen to be former champs, including our friend, Americas Cardroom ambassador Chris Moneymaker: Koray Aldemir (537,000), Damian Salas (405,000), John Cynn (343,000), Chris Moneymaker (268,000), Ryan Riess (243,000) and Greg Merson (168,000).

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/10/2022

Bradley Anderson Wins Event #72 $1,500 Mixed Omaha Hi-Lo For $195,565

Bradley Anderson Wins Event #72 $1,500 Mixed Omaha Hi-Lo For $195,565

Bradley Anderson has won Event #72 $1,500 Mixed Omaha Hi-Lo to win his first WSOP Gold Bracelet and the big cash prize of $195,565.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/10/2022

Beloved Sports Bettor Portrayed by Bruce Willis Alan “Dink” Denkenson in Hospice Care

A family friend confirmed the famed professional sports bettor, bookie and successful poker player had taken a turn for the worst following a week in the ICU as well wishes began pouring in on Saturday.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/09/2022

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.