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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.

Investigation Into "Vibratorgate" Continues as Twitterverse Explodes

Investigation Into "Vibratorgate" Continues as Twitterverse Explodes

Hustler Casino has said neither player will be invited to return to partake in tournament play following allegations that Robbi Jade Lew used a vibration device to gain an unfair advantage at the poker table resulting in an all-in hand for a pot of $269,000 versus Garrett Adelstein.  He accused Lew of cheating.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/03/2022

Vibrator Used to Give Poker Player "Unfair" Edge During Hustler Live Stream: Goes All-In to Win $130K Hand

Hustler Casino has said neither player will be invited to return until the incident had been investigated.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/02/2022

Stalling on the Bubble Addressed by Tournament Directors Association

Is stalling on the bubble really cheating?

While some players believe it's a good strategy, others say it's akin to cheating.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Sep/29/2022

Matt Savage Massive Pay Day Resididual for "Lucky You" Film Cameo Finally Arrives

Matt Savage Massive Pay Day Resididual for "Lucky You" Film Cameo Finally Arrives

You won't believe how much these Hollywood film cameos pay!!!

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/29/2022

Poker Pro Kenna James Teams Up With Ape Poker

Poker Pro Kenna James Teams Up With Ape Poker

James, who got his Start dealing at Hollywood Park Casino in Los Angeles in 1996, has 20 poker titles under his belt already and is considered one of the top experts in the game.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/29/2022

Ape in Poker Takes Steps Into the Metaverse

Ape in Poker Takes Steps Into the Metaverse

The founders behind Ape In Poker have housed an online casino and sportsbook for over five years and are now announcing the grand opening of their Poker Room Cashier, an online platform bridging traditional casino play with cryptocurrency. This is the first step for the company as they migrate into Web3 technology towards the vision of providing players with interactive and immersive experiences.

Submitted by Press Release on, Sep/26/2022

'Mouth' vs. Negreanu as the Two Poker Icons Take on 'Living in a Free Country'

'Mouth' vs. Negreanu as the Two Poker Icons Take on 'Living in a Free Country'

Plus there is a silver lining with two-thirds of bettors already bombing out of a $6 million Vegas NFL Contest After Week 2, and the fallout and feuds continue over at Twitch following gambling ban.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Sep/22/2022

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

Fox Bet Sportsbook Closing: It's Now Official (Statement Released)

Phased closure to begin July 31 and continue through August 31.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/30/2022

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

Breaking News

Can I Bet on BetUS From South Carolina?

You can bet online with BetUS from the great state of South Carolina provided you are 18 years of age or older.  BetUS is now celebrating 30 great years in business.