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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.

You Could Be the Next Chris Moneymaker: $1 Million in Guarantees

In 2003, Chris Moneymaker turned an $86 satellite into a world championship in Las Vegas. That started an online poker revolution where any Tom, Dick and Harriet could now become a successful poker player, even going up against the big name pros.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/15/2023

Costa Rican Gaming Industry Exec Claims Poker Player Gave Country Black Eye

Costa Rican Gaming Industry Exec Claims Poker Player Gave Country Black Eye

He shot himself, industry exec relays to Gambling911

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Feb/14/2023

Billy Walters Book: Sits Down With Brent Musburger to Talk Prison Life, Relationship With Phil Mickelson

Keteyian is the co-author of No.1 NYT best-seller "Tiger Woods." as well as a TV and film producer.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/08/2023

Online Super Series Guarantees $25 Million: Returns February 6th to February 28th

Online Super Series Guarantees $25 Million

Buy-ins from $3.30 to $2,650.  Three $1 Million GTD Events (one multiflight) will take place during the month of February.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/30/2023

High Stakes Poker Season 10 Premiere Features Crazy Chop Pot: Bride of Chucky Star Gets Aggressive

High Stakes Poker Season 10 Premiere Features Crazy Chop Pot

High Stakes Poker Season 10 comprises of14 episodes, other players to play later this season includes Daniel Negreanu, Andrew Robl, Bill Perkins, Antonio Esfandiari, and many others.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/27/2023

You Suck at Sports Betting! Here's How We Know

You Suck at Sports Betting! Here's How We Know

Plus Building a Gaming Community on Twitch From Scratch

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/24/2023

High Stakes Adventure Vietnam Announced by ACR

High Stakes Adventure Vietnam Announced by ACR

$100k in Tourney Buy-ins + All-Expense Paid Poker Trip of a Lifetime

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/24/2023

Can I Play on PokerStars From Florida?

Can I Play on PokerStars From Florida?

PokerStars forbids those from Florida from playing for real money on their website.  Alternatives include Americas Cardroom, available to play for real money in all 50 states.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/20/2023

Former FTX Attorney Alleges Fraud by Major NYC Lawfirm

Former FTX Attorney Alleges Fraud by Major NYC Lawfirm

Plus don't miss the first ever Bitcoin Masterclass with Craig Wright.  Here is why you need to take part....

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/20/2023

$2.50 Buy-In Online Poker Tournament for $100,000 GTD PKO Announced

$2.50 Buy-In Online Poker Tournament for $100,000 GTD PKO Announced

No bankroll? No problem. This is your opportunity to score big.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/19/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried Attempts to Clean Up Image: 'I Didn’t Steal Funds'

You know the saying: Sleep with dogs, you are going to get flees. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/12/2023

Is Internet Poker Legal in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah?

Is Internet Poker Legal in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah?

Web poker is not illegal in Arizona or New Mexico per se, however, these states do not currently license poker rooms for online access.  There are a handful of Internet poker sites available to Arizona and New Mexico residents operating outside the state.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/10/2023

Can I Play Online Poker at Americas Cardroom From My State?

Can I Play Online Poker at Americas Cardroom From My State?

You can play for real money on Americas Cardroom provided you do not live in one of these seven US states....

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/10/2023

Lawyer Involved With Online Poker Cheating Scandal Flips on FTX Founder

Lawyer Involved With Online Poker Cheating Scandal Flips on FTX Founder

Friedberg reportedly gave details about FTX and its founder, Sam Bankman-Fried, in a Nov. 22 meeting with two dozen investigators. 

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/06/2023

$10 Million GTD Venom PKO Tournament Returns for January 2023

Over $2.5 Million worth of seats will be awarded! Venom Fever satellites run January 8th to February 5th and are guaranteeing 948 seats to the $10 Million Venom. Spread the word about the hottest promo of the year.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/05/2023

How Parlays Were Graded in the Suspended Bills-Bengals Game

How Parlays Were Graded in the Suspended Bills-Bengals Game

Plus Mike "The Mouth" rips into anti-vaxxers using Hamlin to push their narrative that the Covid-19 vaccine is behind the Bills safety suffering a cardiac arrest on the field Monday night.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/03/2023

CoinGeek Reveals FTX Lawyer Dan Friedberg Ties to Electonics Website

CoinGeek Reveals FTX Lawyer Dan Friedberg Ties to Electonics Website

CoinGeek warned of Dan Friedberg's shady associations well before the FTX crypto exchange's epic collapse.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/03/2023

Can I Play on PokerStars VR From California for Real Money?

You've seen the commercials.  PokerStars is pushing its free-to-play VR platform and, while it is available from the great state of California, it is not available for real money. There are other options for playing casino games for real money. 

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Dec/24/2022

Punta del Este Poker Satellites - 2023

Punta del Este Poker Satellites - 2023

5 Buy-ins GTD Sunday, January 15th at 5pm ET ($33 buy-in).  You can actually qualify for free.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/21/2022

An Utter Failure of Corporate Controls at FTX as Founder Agrees to Extradition

An Utter Failure of Corporate Controls at FTX as Founder Agrees to Extradition

Bankman-Fried waived his rights to a hearing on the matter.  Some reports suggest he fell asleep during a Monday court appearance.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/21/2022

Hustler Casino Concludes 'Vibratorgate' Live Streaming Tournament Probe

Hustler Casino Concludes 'Vibratorgate' Live Streaming Tournament Probe

Find out what the casino uncovered after story makes national headlines.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/15/2022

Bankman-Fried's Mom Laughs During Hearing After Being Told Son a Fugitive

Bankman-Fried's Mom Laughs During Hearing After Being Told Son a Fugitive

His father, Joseph Bankman, "occasionally put his fingers in his ears as if to drown out the sound of the proceedings," per CoinDesk.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/14/2022

Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried Arrested in Bahamas, Being Extradited to US

Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried Arrested in Bahamas, Being Extradited to US

No word yet on whether FTX Compliance Officer once tied to giant online poker cheating scandal will be criminally charged.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/13/2022

Lucky Hearts Poker Open Returns to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla

Lucky Hearts Poker Open Returns to Seminole Hard Rock

The tournament kicks off with the $600 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em opener featuring a $1 million guaranteed prize pool.

Submitted by Press Release on, Dec/08/2022

James Woods Says He's Not Leaving Twitter: Blames Corporate Media for Spreading Lies

Conservative Hollywood actor and professional poker player James Woods cannot access his Twitter company after the social media firm locked him out until he opts to remove a meme he posted back in July that has since proven to be a hoax.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/07/2022

James Woods Says He's Gained 100K New Followers Since 'Musk Saved Twitter'

James Woods Says He's Gained 100K New Followers

"I just noticed that I gained another 100,000 followers since @elonmusk saved Twitter from the suppressors of free speech. That’s 300,000 people in a few weeks, many of whose voices were silenced and are now free once again to enjoy the rights guaranteed by our constitution."

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Dec/03/2022

Hollywood Actor, Poker Pro James Woods Says He Will Sue the DNC

Hollywood Actor, Poker Pro James Woods Says He Will Sue the DNC

Woods reacted to allegations that the DNC and Twitter colluding to suspend him from the social media platform.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Dec/02/2022

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Announces Winners of the 2022 Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open

After this month’s “Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open” (RRPO) at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla., it’s Andrew Wilson of Bolton, England who walks away with $785,800 after winning first place in the $3,500 World Poker Tour (WPT) Championship.

Submitted by Press Release on, Dec/02/2022

What Types of Backlinks Work for Casinos?

What Types of Backlinks Work for Casinos?

Back then, online casinos were completely unknown. When the COVID-19 outbreak hit, the online gambling market expanded and reaped $64 billion. As a result, iGaming businesses began to invest more in order to keep up with the competitive pressures.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Dec/01/2022

Increase in Revenue Generated by Casinos in Germany Over the Past Year

Increase in Revenue Generated by Casinos in Germany Over the Past Year

The expansion of online slot machine availability in Germany is economically beneficial. A few short months following the introduction of the new market, the rise in tax receipts was already 15.5% greater. The German Ministry of Finance released the third quarter data for the gaming industry and it reported total tax collections of €596.1 million ($589 million). 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/30/2022

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