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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.

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

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

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

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Can I Play on the Chumba Casino From Florida?

Can I Play on the Chumba Casino From Florida?

The Chumba Casino is legal to play online from the state of Florida.  Gambling911.com recommends Jazz Casino, which owns a number of land-based casinos throughout Latin America.