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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.

Millionaire Maker Sees 3,546 Entrants First Day

Millionaire Maker Sees 3,546 Entrants First Day

This event shattered many records when it was introduced back in 2013.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/18/2022

Nirvana Album Producer Wins Second WSOP Bracelet

Nirvana Album Producer Wins Second WSOP Bracelet

Steve Albini was responsible for the making of Nirvana's 'In Utero' album and this weekend walks away with a cool $196,089 at the World Series of Poker.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/18/2022

Brian Hastings Wins 6th WSOP Bracelet at $10K Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw Championship

Brian Hastings Wins 6th WSOP Bracelet at $10K Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw Championship

Also: Gemany player Nino Ullmann winning Event #33: $3,000 6-Handed No-Limit Hold'em and his very first WSOP Bracelet along with $594,079.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/17/2022

Michigan Signs Multijurisdictional Poker Agreement: How It Works

Michigan Signs Multijurisdictional Poker Agreement: How It Works

A multijurisdictional poker deal has been signed in Michigan, allowing internet poker players to compete in poker across state boundaries. What does it mean? What does it do? And What is the purpose of such an agreement?

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/16/2022

Hellmuth Seeks Bracelet No. 17 as Ten Still Standing in Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw Championship

Hellmuth Seeks Bracelet No. 17 as Ten Still Standing in Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw Championship

Also: Robert Cowen Wins PLO Bracelets in Back-to-Back Years

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/16/2022

WSOP Players Ridiculed Over Covid Concerns as Hellmuth Back to Defend His Title

WSOP Players Ridiculed Over Covid Concerns as Hellmuth Back to Defend His Title

“There are players openly saying they will play sick, that they will not test, even if symptomatic and ridiculing those who are appropriately concerned," one player claims.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/14/2022

WSOP Bracelet Winner Cory Zeidman Pleads Not Guilty, Denies Charges

WSOP Bracelet Winner Cory Zeidman Pleads Not Guilty, Denies Charges

Cory Zeidman was charged two weeks ago 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 Nagesh Rath on, Jun/12/2022

Covid Crashes the Party for Some WSOP Entrants

Covid Crashes the Party for Some WSOP Entrants

A number of poker players are reporting having to sit out World Series of Poker events due to positive Covid tests, record bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth among them. 

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/11/2022

Alex Livingston Loses WSOP Bracelet 20 Minutes After Receiving It

Alex Livingston Loses WSOP Bracelet 20 Minutes After Receiving It

The entire bracelet features 356 white diamonds totaling 25.5 carats, 626 black diamonds totaling 14.8 carats, and 194 rubies at an outstanding 3.8 carats and the basic value is considered to be around $500,000.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/08/2022

Chad Eveslage Wins Maiden WSOP Bracelet in Event #8: $25,000 High Roller ($1,415,610)

Chad Eveslage Wins Maiden WSOP Bracelet in Event #8: $25,000 High Roller ($1,415,610)

For Eveslage this was his first WSOP bracelet and his best live finish, pushing his total live career earnings to $5,429,544.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/07/2022

Americas Cardroom Announces 21st-Anniversary-Celebration Schedule

Americas Cardroom Announces 21st-Anniversary-Celebration Schedule

Americas Cardroom is officially turning 21 this summer.  Unlike most of us who collect a few presents and blow out candles on a cake one day out of the year, Americas Cardroom is celebrating this huge milestone with a 6-month party from May to October.  Poker players, here is your chance to get in on all the fun.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/06/2022

Poker Mini Online Super Series to Feature $5 Million in Guaranteed Prize Pools

Poker Mini Online Super Series to Feature $5 Million in Guaranteed Prize Pools

The Mini Online Super Series (MOSS) returns as a standalone series and will be Americas Cardroom's biggest yet.   The event will commemorate Americas Cardroom's 21st year anniversary.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/06/2022

Matusow to His Twitter Followers: "Most of You Are Angry Hateful Poisonous Lowlifes"

Matusow to His Twitter Followers: "Most of You Are Angry Hateful Poisonous Lowlifes"

Mike "The Mouth" Matusow began his 2022 World Series of Poker journey with the Event #10: Dealers Choice 6-Handed Championship.  It featured a $10,000 buy-in and has a $1,044,400 prize pool.  Matusow played pretty well Sunday, finishing in 31st place.  You'd hardly know it from Matusow's tweet aimed at his 116.6K followers.  

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/06/2022

Top 3 Poker Players of All Time

Top 3 Poker Players of All Time

Poker is one of the world’s most popular card games and is played by millions of people. As its popularity has grown, major tournaments have been held to find the best players. Organizations such as the World Series of Poker and World Championship of Online Poker. These tournaments often feature huge prize pools worth millions of dollars, and the best players can make big money.  

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/05/2022

Daniel Negreanu Knocked Out Early in $25,000 High Roller NLH

Daniel Negreanu Knocked Out Early in $25,000 High Roller NLH

Poker's biggest money earner, Daniel Negreanu, was among the early casualties in Event #8: High Roller No-Limit Hold’em 8-Handed of the 2022 World Series of Poker.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/05/2022

Another Player Wins His 4th WSOP Bracelet...This Time It's Scott Seiver

Another Player Wins His 4th WSOP Bracelet...This Time It's Scott Seiver

High-stakes poker pro Scott Seiver has been victorious at this year's World Series of Poker (WSOP) Event #3: $2,500 Freezeout No-Limit Hold'em after beating Alexander Farahi heads up.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/04/2022

Mouth to Make His 2022 WSOP Debut Friday

Mouth to Make His 2022 WSOP Debut Friday

Mike "The Mouth" Matusow will begin his 2022 World Series of Poker adventure on Friday playing in Event #7: Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better, passing up another event he claims to be "the best in the world in".

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/03/2022

Poker Playing Meth Dealer Has Home, Assets Seized

Poker Playing Meth Dealer Has Home, Assets Seized

In an order issued by the High Court in New Zealand this week, assets of a big-time methamphetamine dealer and high-stakes poker player who registered his name under "John Doe" have been seized. 

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/03/2022

5 Remain in WSOP Event #2: $100,000 High Roller Bounty

5 Remain in WSOP Event #2: $100,000 High Roller Bounty

Play lasted just five levels with a flurry of eliminations within the first few minutes of action, including Laszlo Bujtas, Frank Crivello and Bill Klein.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/02/2022

Senator Ted Cruz: "Head-to-head vs. an Iconic Poker Player Like Phil Hellmuth Was Ridiculous Fun!"

Senator Ted Cruz: "Head-to-head vs. an Iconic Poker Player Like Phil Hellmuth Was Ridiculous Fun!"

Not everyone was thrilled with Cruz talking poker just one week after the massacre of 19 school children in his state.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/01/2022

Justin Young Leads 15 Survivors in Event #2 $100,000 High Roller Bounty at the 2022 WSOP

Justin Young Leads 15 Survivors in Event #2 $100,000 High Roller Bounty at the 2022 WSOP

Some of the biggest names in the game will return Wednesday, including Erik Seidel, Daniel Negreanu and Phil Ivey.  The event required a $100,000 buy-in, attracting poker's richest field of players.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/01/2022

Poker's "Bad Boy" Chino Rheem Leads the Pack at WSOP High Roller Bounty Event

Poker's "Bad Boy" Chino Rheem Leads the Pack at WSOP High Roller Bounty Event

David Chino Rheem was sitting pretty in Day 1 of the three day Event #2: High Roller Bounty No-Limit Hold’em  He's beating out the likes of poker's biggest money earners, including the likes of Daniel Negreanu, Phil Ivey and Erik Seidel.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/31/2022

Poker News: WSOP Kicks Off Today at Brand New Venue

Check out everything you need to know before the WSOP 2022 at Paris and Bally's Las Vegas!!  This marks the beginnig of a new era as the WSOP concluded a 17-year stint at the Rio.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/31/2022

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

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