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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.

Katie Lindsay Hits Number One in the Female GPI Ranking

Katie Lindsay Hits Number One in the Female GPI Ranking

The Global Poker Index (“GPI”) is a ranking of the live tournament poker players in the world as of the day it is published. Players are ranked weekly based on their performance by finishing in cash positions in qualifying tournaments occurring over the previous 36 month period.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/29/2022

Poker Pro Cory Zeidman Arrested in Connection to $25 Million Sports Betting Scheme

Poker Pro Cory Zeidman Arrested in Connection to $25 Million Sports Betting Scheme

The 61-year-old professional poker player was charged Wednesday morning in Florida with placing radio ads to “lure victims to retain [his] organization for sports betting advice”, promising that “privileged information” meant that the bettors would have no risk.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/26/2022

Matusow Defends Negreanu Over Sexual Misconduct Claims

Matusow Defends Negreanu Over Sexual Misconduct Claims

“What this woman said is just lies,” Matusow said. “Daniel would never ever act like that towards a woman poker player. He told me if he was staring at her it was just to get reads, not because he wanted to f*** her.”

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/24/2022

Negreanu Chimes in on Depp-Heard Trial: Justice for Johnny, Amber a Liar

Negreanu Chimes in on Depp-Heard Trial: Justice for Johnny, Amber a Liar

In regard to Amber, who claimed she was abused by Depp, Negreanu asks: "Does anyone believe if she had these injuries that she wouldn’t have taken a single picture at any point? It’s not plausible or believable to me at all considering how much she documented during the relationship."

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/22/2022

Robbery Suspect Shot to Death Outside Notorious Poker Room

Robbery Suspect Shot to Death Outside Notorious Poker Room

This is hardly the first time Legends Poker Room has made headlines for all the wrong reasons.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/19/2022

Female Poker Pro Natalie Hof Ramos Claims "Almost Raped Working at EPT Monaco"

Female Poker Pro Natalie Hof Ramos Claims "Almost Raped Working at EPT Monaco"

She also reveals sexual harassment at the WSOP while pregnant and lashed out at poker pro and podcaster Doug Polk this week for his insensitive body shaming tweet.  Kid Poker also accused of "blatantly staring".

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/19/2022

The Online Poker Industry in 2022

Online poker is a popular card game in which participants play using a deck of cards and place bets against each other based on the card values in their separate poker hands. Bets are placed using chips. After the game is over, participants can swap their chips for cash, or the chips can be computed to determine the winners. 

Submitted by Payton on, May/19/2022

Hellmuth Announces Big Match This Week Versus Tom Dwan

Hellmuth Announces Big Match This Week Versus Tom Dwan

A little bit of a teaser Monday night courtesy of Phil Hellmuth, who left his followers hanging with the tweet "Big news coming".

Submitted by Ace King on, May/10/2022

BetMGM Announces Premiere BetMGM Poker Championship

The $1M tournament is set to headline 2022 ARIA Poker Classic

Submitted by Press Release on, May/05/2022

Win a $12,500 Package and Seat for the 2022 WSOP Main Event

Win a $12,500 Package and Seat for the 2022 WSOP Main Event

Don't have the thousands of dollars to fork over to play in the 2022 World Series of Poker Main Event?  No worries.  Americas Cardroom has you covered with a FREE $12,500 WSOP package that includes a seat in the Main Event.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/05/2022

$5 Million GTD Venom PKO Tournament Returns for May 2022

$5 Million GTD Venom PKO Tournament Returns for May 2022

This is the biggest Progressive Knockout Event in online poker and you can qualify to win a $2650 seat.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/05/2022

Phil Hellmuth Lambasted by Poker Community for Apparent Angle Shooting

 Phil Hellmuth Lambasted by Poker Community for Apparent Angle Shooting

Record WSOP bracelet holder Phil Hellmuth was accused of angle shooting a poker newcomer on the Hustler Casino Live show, an allegation the self-proclaimed "Poker Brat" vehemently denied on Wednesday.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/04/2022

Daniel Cates Alludes to Decade Long Dispute With Tom Dwan in Light of Recent Cheating Claims

Daniel Cates Alludes to Decade Long Dispute With Tom Dwan in Light of Recent Cheating Claims

In recent weeks, there has been a spate of controversies surrounding the world of poker, mostly tied to alleged cheating scandals.  Now enter poker pros Daniel Cates and Tom "Durrrr" Dwan into the fray.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/04/2022

Illegal Online Poker Operators Taken to Court in Australia

Illegal online poker causes Australia to take three iGaming parties to Federal Court

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has commenced civil penalty proceedings in the Federal Court alleging contravention of s 15(2A) of the Interactive Gambling Act 2001 (IGA) by three individuals:

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/27/2022

Southern Poker Pros Promote WSOP Fundraiser for David ‘AtomBomb’ Hendrix

Southern Pros Promote WSOP Fundraiser for David ‘AtomBomb’ Hendrix

David ‘AtomBomb’ Hendrix, 31, is afflicted with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Type 1, a rare neuromuscular disorder that normally kills its victims before their second birthday.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/26/2022

Romaine Calm! Vegan of Vegas Business Started by Poker Pro Has BEAN Shut Down

Romaine Calm!  Vegan of Vegas Poker Pro Business Has BEAN Shut Down

PEAS don't go.  Violette relishes seven great years.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/25/2022

Shaun Deeb Cheat Tweet “I Don’t Want to be Friends With @helloitslynne"

Shaun Deeb Cheat Tweet “I Don’t Want to be Friends With @helloitslynne"

Lynne Ji says she's going back to posting nudes on Twitter after apparently blowing off recent cheating scandals involving fellow players.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/22/2022

Negreanu to Hellmuth: "You Cry Like a Child": Brat Blocks Kid Poker

Negreanu to Hellmuth: "You Cry Like a Child": Brat Blocks Kid Poker

"The Poker Brat" gets a taste of his own medicine going up against Eric Persson.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/22/2022

Bryn Kenney Threatens Doug Polk With Lawsuit

Bryn Kenney Threatens Doug Polk With Lawsuit

Martin Zamani joined fellow poker pro Doug Polk in what was billed as an "emergency podcast" to cover "some truly insane allegations about Bryn Kenney".

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/22/2022

Mercer and Polk Talk Alleged Cheating By Ali Imsirovic

Mercer and Polk Talk Alleged Cheating By Ali Imsirovic

Alex Foxen lodged the allegations against Ali Imsirovic this week claiming he is "known as a cheater to almost all in the high roller community" and accused him of "numerous chip dumps to horses" he's witnessed first hand.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/20/2022

Seminole Hard Rock Announces Final Table for 2022 WPT Poker Showdown Championship

Seminole Hard Rock Announces Final Table for 2022 WPT Poker Showdown Championship

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood concluded its 2022 Poker Showdown on Tuesday following successful a three-week run. This year’s event saw 50 primary events and 20,359 entries, the most in a single series, topping the 2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open. The tournament boasted more than $20.8 million in prize pools, surpassing the $7.45 million in guarantees.

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/13/2022

Phil Ivey Wins Super High Roller Series Europe: Lifetime Earnings Now $34.6 million

Phil Ivey Wins Super High Roller Series Europe: Lifetime Earnings Now $34.6 million

10-time WSOP bracelet winner Phil Ivey defeated Ali Imsirovic in this heads-up showdown to win $640,000.  This represents Ivey's second title of 2022.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/12/2022

Texas Card House to Stay Open....But for How Long?

The Board of Adjustment just ruled unanimously Texas Card House can stay open.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/11/2022

$420,000 Guaranteed Minimum and Only a $420 Buy-In High Five Tournament is Back!

$420,000 Guaranteed Minimum and Only a $420 Buy-In High Five Tournament is Back!

There will be 5 tourneys per day for 20 days (100 total).  There will be a daily 10-minute ‘courtesy break’ at 4:20pm ET.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/06/2022

The Most Successful Attendee at Last Weekend's BetBash Was The Most Humble

The Most Successful Attendee at Last Weekend's BetBash Was The Most Humble

Who could he be?  "Most people he talked to had no idea who he was," sports bettor Rufus offered via Twitter.

Submitted by Tony Caliente on, Apr/05/2022

Poker Player Charged in Las Vegas for Alleged $500K Bitcoin Scam

Poker Player Charged in Las Vegas for Alleged $500K Bitcoin Scam

Months prior, individuals in the poker community had accused the player of a similar scheme.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/05/2022

New Online Poker Tournament Schedule With More Guaranteed Cash, Faster Structure Unveiled

New Online Poker Tournament Schedule With More Guaranteed Cash, Faster Structure Unveiled

Among the new features to look forward to: Daily $109 buy-in tournament with prize pools ranging from $50,000 to $75,000 (Monday to Saturday)

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/01/2022

Mike "The Mouth" Matusow Now Joining Forces With Austin Card Room After Claiming He Got Screwed in Dallas

ike "The Mouth" Matusow Now Joining Forces With Austin Card Room After Claiming He Got Screwed in Dallas

Outspoken poker pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow has joined forces with 52 Social Poker Room in Austin, Texas.  The news comes after Matusow revealed to Gambling911.com he'd been taken for a ride while trying to link up with a Dallas card room.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/29/2022

Poker Player In Murder-Suicide: Allegedly Killed Wife, Attempted to Kill Girlfriend

Poker Player In Murder-Suicide: Allegedly Killed Wife, Attempted to Kill Girlfriend

Nassau County Police Department say poker player Vincent Maiolica committed the murder-suicide on March 12th in Massapequa Long Island, New York

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Mar/21/2022

Gambling911 World Exclusive: Mike "The Mouth" Matusow Says Deal to Run Texas Poker Room is Off

Gambling911 World Exclusive: Mike "The Mouth" Matusow Says Deal to Run Texas Poker Room is Off

A deal made by poker pro Mike “The Mouth” Matusow to move to Texas and run a poker room has fallen through, Gambling 911 can reveal in a world exclusive report!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Mar/16/2022

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?