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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.

Redraw Poker Fined for Illegal Online Activity

Redraw Poker Fined for Illegal Online Activity

The maximum penalties payable by individuals is up to $1.665 million per contravention, and five times that amount for companies, ACMA said.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jul/26/2023

Mouth Vows to End 2 Day Registrations in Any Poker Tourney With 75 Percent of Field Out

Mouth Vows to End 2 Day Registrations in Any Poker Tourney With 75 Percent of Field Out

"Til the day I die!" he says.  Most agree but others ask some insightful questions regarding the practice.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/16/2023

Ukranian Makes Final Table of WSOP Main Event

On top of everything else, the WSOP is set to pay out a record $12,100,000 first-place prize.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/15/2023

5 Dumbest Things: DraftKings Customers Mock CEO 'Love of Competition', 32 Cent Daily Limits?

"Competition for the quickest book to limit anyone who wins a few bets? Pathetic excuse for a Sportsbook but the app is second to none."

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jul/12/2023

$10 Million GTD Venom Fever is Back at ACR Poker

$10 Million GTD Venom Fever is Back at ACR Poker

With a huge 717 seats guaranteed, you have tons of chances to punch your ticket into our $2,650 buy-in tourney that begins Thursday, July 20th

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/11/2023

Man Dances Naked on Top of Poker Tables After Fighting One-Legged Individual

naked man on vegas poker tables

“Danilczyk had climbed atop a poker table game and flaunted his genitals to all who passed, exposing his privates while ‘gyrating'," the police report noted.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jul/11/2023

The Cage Live Event Returns to San Jose, Costa Rica

The Cage Live Event Returns to San Jose, Costa Rica

Taking place this summer in San Jose, Costa Rica, poker players can experience the ACR popular cash game in a time-based tournament format at the luxurious Sheraton Hotel in their recently expanded poker room.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/10/2023

Mouth: 'Main Event is Just a Money Grab Now'

Mike Matusow unleashes on WSOP Main Event for reging with 60bb when 6k players already out.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/09/2023

Mouth Defends Poker Brat's Over-the-Top Main Event Entrances: 'Without Phil Most of You Would Be Homeless'

"Him and Mike Sexton had the vision to make it what it is today, so clap your hands and sat ty @phil_hellmuth for everything I have!"

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/07/2023

2023 World Series of Poker Main Event Largest Attendance Ever

2023 World Series of Poker Main Event Largest Attendance Ever

The 2023 World Series of Poker main event has attracted 8846 entries and still counting.  This exceeds the record 8773 set in 2006, making this year's WSOP main event the largest ever!

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/07/2023

ACR Poker Launches New Website

ACR Poker Launches New Website

ACR Poker has been a staple of the Gambling911.com website since 2006 when it used to be DoylesRoom.  We are so excited about this news.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/05/2023

Phil Hellmuth the GOAT of Poker: Wins Record 17th Bracelet

"I'm feeling pretty good," Hellmuth said following the win.  "I must have a smile just fixed to my face.  I mean, like, I feel like I've been battling through, it felt like I was battling and battling and battling."

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/04/2023

2023 WSOP Betting Odds - Damon, Affleck Have Worst Chances

2023 WSOP Betting Odds - Damon, Affleck Have Worst Chances

Professional poker players (and many amateurs) won't be enjoying the upcoming Fourth of July holiday as much as most folks in Las Vegas as they'll be focused on advancing in the 2023 World Series of Poker Main Event.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jun/30/2023

Punta del Este $5K Vacation of a Lifetime Tournament Packages Now Available

Americas Cardroom is offering two online satellites which could see you competing in the big Enjoy Poker Series Main Event in Uruguay from July 23rd-27th!  You’ll stay at the luxurious Enjoy Punta del Este Resort and Casino on Uruguay’s Atlantic Coast.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/29/2023

Man Arrested After Holding Up Poker Player at Gunpoint

Poker players furious at management for keeping robbery quiet.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/27/2023

Latest Gambling News Headlines June 29, 2023

These are the latest gambling news headlines from mid to late June 2023, in case you missed them.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/25/2023

Martin Kabrhel Tells Polk Not Checking Out Opponents Cards When Standing But Knows 'I Do it in Weird Way'

"Maybe I was screaming too much.  I never get anything 'Martin is breaking the rules'."

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/23/2023

2023 World Series of Poker Hall of Fame Finalists Include Mouth, Liebert, Susan Lucci...Err....Matt Savage

Matusow offers his case for induction but this year is mostly a toss up early.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/23/2023

WSOP Investigates Martin Kabrhel Following Cheating Allegations, Cease and Desist Sent Via Twitter?

"While we do not discuss specific security protocols used to monitor players and gaming equipment, the integrity of the game remains paramount and we can assure fellow patrons that we are taking these allegations very seriously. As this is an ongoing investigation, there is no further comment on the matter at this time."

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/22/2023

Other Poker Pros Back Dan Smith Assertion That Kabrhel is 'a Cheat'

Other Poker Pros Back Dan Smith Assertion That Kabrhel is 'a Cheat'

"Martin's antics at the table are worse than anyone that I've played with," Smith said.  "People were speculating, there were a lot of discussions whether he was marking cards."

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/21/2023

Streamer xQc Talks Mega Kick Deal, Poker Champ Accused of Cheating, Marking Cards and Being Rude

Dan Smith had plenty of choice words for Prague poker champ Martin Kabrhel.  "I think it's ridiculous that he's allowed to play in the tournament".

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/19/2023

The WSOP Bad Beat That Resulted in One Player Winning $5.2 Million

The WSOP Bad Beat That Resulted in One Player Winning $5.2 Million

Chris Brewer also walked away with his first WSOP bracelet.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/19/2023

30 Guaranteed Packages to the 2023 World Series of Poker Main Event

Looking to take part in this year's World Series of Poker Main Event, but don't have the $10K buy-in.  No worries, Americas Cardroom has you covered.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/13/2023

Matt Savage is Becoming the Susan Lucci of Poker

"I’ve been nominated 7 out of the last 8 years (to the Poker Hall of Fame) since the public had a vote. The living members have the final vote but as always I have appreciated the support and honor of being up with the legends of the game."

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/06/2023

40-Something Enters Senior Tournament By Accident, Crushes the Old Folk

Tournament director says nothing can be done to restrict younger folks from entering senior event as this would be deemed as discrimination.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/04/2023

van Der Sloot Being Extradited to US This Weekend: Killed Woman He Met in Casino

van Der Sloot is serving a 28-year sentence for that murder, committed while he was in Peru attending a poker tour.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/02/2023

Tom Dwan Wins Biggest Pot in Televised Poker History

Tom Dwan was the ultimate winner as he squared off against Dr.Hash“Wesley” Fei at the final table.  It was Wesley they were all talking about over the past weekend with Mike "The Mouth" Matusow calling him a "fraud".

Submitted by Ace King on, May/31/2023

The 2023 WSOP Kickoff Means Promos and Events Galore at Americas Cardroom

Tournaments Include a Mini Online Super Series - $6.4 Million GTD, the Dream Tournament - $100,000 Guaranteed Featuring a Buy-in of Just $2.50 and Don't Miss The Daily Double Promotion.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/31/2023

Mouth Doubts Wesley is a Newbie: Fully Supports Huff in Poker Spat

"Reason I support Huss isn’t his antics it’s an honest poker player calling someone like Wesley out for the person he truly is! Huss knows what he is and is first person on stream to call him out for it! #facts."

Submitted by Ace King on, May/30/2023

van Der Sloot Beaten Badly in Peruvian Prison

Van der Sloot's Peruvian attorney, Maximo Altez, said he doesn't believe the beating was related to the upcoming extradition

van der Sloot is set to be extradited to the U.S. on extortion and wire fraud charges stemming from an accusation that he tried to profit from his connection to the Natalie Holloway case. 

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/29/2023

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