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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.

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

Flack Favored to Make Poker Hall of Fame

The Poker Hall of Fame will announce on Sunday who its newest member is, with 10 nominees for this year.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jul/09/2022

Quincy Borland Wins WSOP $1,000 Million Dollar Bounty: Hellmuth Arrives as Darth Vader

Matusow mocks the Poker Brat's costume.  " Use black marker thats says idiot across face will be a better costume!"

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/07/2022

Sean Troha Wins Event #69: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship ($1,246,770)

Sean Troha Wins Event #69: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship ($1,246,770)

The biggest $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship in the history of the World Series of Poker attracted a record attendance of 683 unique entries

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/06/2022

Sports Betting Firms Use Helping the Homeless in Likely $100 Million Ad Spend to Woo California Voters

But "California Solutions to Homelessness and Mental Health Act" referendum suggesting legalized gambling will help reduce homelessness may rub some voters the wrong way.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/05/2022

Poker Hall of Fame is Really a Hall of Shame as Many Members Have Checkered Pasts

Poker Hall of Fame is Really a Hall of Shame as Many Members Have Checkered Pasts

Among the members are a child molester, a safecracker who served time in prison, a casino cheat, a drug addict, a mob boss and a racist who dressed in blackface.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jul/04/2022

$10 Million GTD Venom Returns

$10 Million GTD Venom Returns

$10 million guaranteed — ties Americas Cardroom's biggest tourney ever

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/04/2022

Sik Win: $1,000 MINI Main Event No-Limit Hold’em (freezeout)

Sik Win:  $1,000 MINI Main Event No-Limit Hold’em (freezeout)

The final table of Event #66: $1,000 Mini-Main No-Limit Hold'em at Bally's and Paris in Las Vegas Nevada came to a close after 60 minutes Sunday afternoon.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/04/2022

Jacksonville's Jackson Denies Hellmuth His 17th WSOP Bracelet

Jacksonville's Jackson Denies Hellmuth His 17th WSOP Bracelet

Poker pro David Jackson beat Phil Hellmuth in the $3,000 Freezeout No-Limit Hold'em, thus denying the self-described "Poker Brat" his 17th bracelet.  Hellmuth remains the record bracelet holder.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/03/2022

Doug Polk Steps Down as CoinFlex Ambassador: Company Halts Withdrawals

Poker pro and self-tanner pitchman's promotion caused many to get burned though...at a time when Polk's been calling out various fellow players as "scammers" and "cheaters"...gulp.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jul/02/2022

Big Time Poker Pro Dan Cates is $1.5 Million Richer Following Big WSOP Event Win

Big Time Poker Pro Dan Cates is $1.5 Million Richer Following Big WSOP Event Win

Also Tamas Lendvai Wins Event #57: $600 Deep Stack Championship No-Limit Hold'em ($299,464) While Shota Nakanishi Wins Event #60: $10,000 Short Deck No-Limit Hold'em for $277,212.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/01/2022

July 2022 WSOP Events Schedule and Results

July 2022 WSOP Events Schedule and Results

Gambling911.com has your WSOP schedule and results for July 2022, including the much anticipated Main Event.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/30/2022

Patrick Leonard & Espen Jørstad Win 2022 WSOP Tag Team as We Inch Towards Main Event

Patrick Leonard & Espen Jørstad Win 2022 WSOP Tag Team as We Inch Towards Main Event

Patrick Leonard and Espen Jørstad have won Event #55: $1,000 Tag Team for $148,067 after topping a field of 913 teams.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/30/2022

Paul Hizer Wins $400 Colossus for $414,490

Paul Hizer Wins $400 Colossus for $414,490

“It means a lot,” Hizer told WSOP reporters after coming out on top. “Played many tournaments. Had lots of deep runs. But I’ve never actually won a tournament outright. I don’t know if many people know that about me."

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/29/2022

Will Seventh Time Be the Charm for Poker Hall of Fame Nominee Matt Savage?

Will Seventh Time Be the Charm for Poker Hall of Fame Nominee Matt Savage

He talks to Gambling 911 about his chances in an exclusive interview and reflects on fellow nominee, the late Layne Flack, who is being fondly remembered this World Series of Poker.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jun/28/2022

WSOP Rookie KT Park Wins Event #52: $2,500 Nine-Game Mix 6-Handed and $219,799

WSOP Rookie KT Park Wins Event #52: $2,500 Nine-Game Mix 6-Handed and $219,799

Also: Joao Simao takes down second bracelet for $686,242 In $5,000 Mixed No-Limit Hold’em/Pot-Limit Omaha

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/27/2022

Negreanu Goes All InSANE: "People Who Live in Glass Houses"

Violent outburst comes just weeks after Negreanu lambasted Phil Hellmuth for "acting like a child"

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/26/2022

Kid Choker: Negs Smashes Vlogging Camera After Losing to a Runner-Runner Flush

Kid Choker: Negs Smashes Vlogging Camera After Losing to a Runner-Runner Flush

Fellow pro David Peters expresses his horror over Negs behavior.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/26/2022

Alex Foxen Wins $250K Super High Roller ($4,563,700)

Alex Foxen Wins $250K Super High Roller ($4,563,700)

Plus this is Phil Ivey's sixth cash out at the 2022 World Series of Poker.  He's won over $2 million so far without winning a bracelet.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/26/2022

Phil Hui Mounts Wins Third Bracelet In $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha

Phil Hui Mounts Wins Third Bracelet In $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha

Phil Hui may not be a household name even among poker diehards, but his success is being affirmed at this year's World Series of Poker (WSOP).

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/24/2022

Breaking News

Georgia Runoff Betting Warnock-Walker 2022 Shows Heavy Favorite

Georgia Runoff Betting Warnock-Walker 2022 Shows Heavy Favorite

BetOnline has no shortage of political props, even after the Midterms have now concluded.  One midterm race that is heading into a runoff continues to attract plenty of betting activity.  That would be the Georgia Senate race between Democrate Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker.  Who will win?