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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.

Doyle Brunson Said to be Doing Some ‘Serious Back Peddling’ in POTUS Bashing

Doyle Brunson Said to be Doing Some ‘Serious Back Peddling’ in POTUS Bashing

Once a big supporter of US President Donald Trump, poker legend Doyle Brunson has made it clear he’s not exactly thrilled with Trump since he’s been in office.  This sentiment was relayed in a tweet Thursday, making reference to this past Tuesday’s Alabama Senate race.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/14/2017

Caesars Bans Poker Player for Being Named in Legendz Sports Indictment

Caesars Bans Player for Being Named in Legendz Sports Indictment

A player suing Caesars Casino for allegedly banning him had previously worked for the now-defunct Legendz Sports, a company the US Government forced to close in 2013. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/14/2017

Female Psychologist, Author Maria Konnikova Taking Poker World by Storm

Female Psychologist, Author Maria Konnikova Taking Poker World by Storm

Maria Konnikova is a psychologist, author and poker player you should be aware of, as she might be analysing you at the tables!

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/14/2017

Jessica Chastain Receives Golden Globe Nomination for Molly’s Game Role

Jessica Chastain Receives Golden Globe Nomination for Molly’s Game Role

Jessica Chastain dazzled in a low cut blue gown at the Amsterdam premier of Molly’s Game, which could end up being the best poker film ever (until now it’s been Rounders).  Chastain was nominated the night before for a Golden Globe.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2017

Engel Wins Second HPT Title and $162k

Engel Wins Second HPT Title and $162k

Poker pro also earns Player of the Year honors

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2017

New Jersey Online Casinos Pass $700 Million in Lifetime Revenue

New Jersey Online Casinos Pass $700 Million in Lifetime Revenue

New Jersey's legal online casinos managed an array of achievements during a strong November, including surpassing $700 million in lifetime revenue since legalization in November 2013.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2017

Arrested Gambino Crime Family Members Were Operating Illegal Sports Betting Ring

Arrested Gambino Crime Family Members Were Operating Illegal Sports Betting Ring

Seven individuals were taken into custody Tuesday morning, charged with loansharking, drug dealing and illegal gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2017

Ben Marsh Wins 2017 MSPT Main Event

Ben Marsh Wins 2017 MSPT Main Event

The MSPT Season Final $1,100 Main Event at Canterbury Park - Racetrack & Card Casino attracted a record 493 entries, which surpassed the spring event (475 entries) as the largest major poker tournament ($1K+ buy-in) in Minnesota history.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2017

Poker Player Suing Caesars for Fraud: Claims Inappropriate Ban

Poker Player Suing Caesars for Fraud: Claims Inappropriate Ban

PokerNews.com is reporting that a poker player has filed a lawsuit against Caesars after the casino hit him with a ban to avoid honoring his Global Casino Championship seat.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2017

Online Gambling Legislation Clears Committee Vote in Michigan

Online Gambling Legislation Clears Committee Vote in Michigan

The US state of Michigan could be the next to allow legalized online gambling following in the footsteps of Nevada, Delaware, New Jersey and, more recently, Pennsylvania. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2017

Poker Pro Mike Matusow: ‘All Dems are Evil’

Poker Pro Mike Matusow: ‘All Dems are Evil’

Following the loss of Republican Judge Roy Moore in the special election for Senator of Alabama, poker pro Mike Matusow went on a Twitter rampage.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2017

2018 World Series of Poker Schedule Released

2018 World Series of Poker Schedule Released

The 49th annual World Series of Poker (WSOP) released its event schedule for the summer of 2018, 29 May through 17 July to be more precise.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/12/2017

5Dimes Online Poker Room Down for More Than a Month

5Dimes Online Poker Room Down for More Than a Month

The Grand Poker Network, servicing 5Dimes, Vietbet, Sportbet, Island Casino and more, has been offline since the first week in November.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/12/2017

Timothy Adams Wins 50k Super High Roller in Prague

Timothy Adams Wins 50k Super High Roller in Prague

Timothy Adams was a huge dominating stack coming into play today, but that didn't necessarily mean he thought he'd win.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/12/2017

$6 Million Won in Poker Tournaments This Year and Still No Trophy

$6 Million Won in Poker Tournaments This Year and Still No Trophy

Daniel Dvoress has had a remarkable year in poker, with over $6m in tournament earnings and over $3m in just the last year alone, but he is still to capture that trophy.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/12/2017

The Rise of Poker Vlogs and Who are the Biggest Vlogging Today?

Flowplay CEO Talks Blockchain Tech With Gambling911

PokerTube.com today reports on the “Rise of the Poker Vlogger” and what is causing the phenomenon. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/11/2017

Jennifer Tilly Home Spared Following Fire Evacuation

Jennifer Tilly Home Spared Following Fire Evacuation

Hollywood star and professional poker player Jennifer Tilly confirmed this weekend that her home had been spared by the Skirball Fire that burned 475 acres (1.92 km2), and forced the closure of the 405 Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass near Los Angeles.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/10/2017

Five Facts About Poker Great Erik Seidel

Five Facts About Poker Great Erik Seidel

Erik Seidel is a living legend in the poker world.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/06/2017

Amaya Former CEO in More Hot Water: Faces Fraud Charges

Amaya Former CEO in More Hot Water: Faces Fraud Charges

Baazov and two other men are also accused of siphoning off Sh73 million ($707,000) of funds intended for a charity.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/06/2017

2018 Irish Poker Open Schedule Released

2018 Irish Poker Open Schedule Released

The full schedule of events and structures for the 2018 Irish Poker Open became available this week with the the Main Event promising a massive €1,000,000 guarantee for the same low buy-in as in past years of €1,150.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2017

Molly’s Game Reviews Are In: Early 90 Percent Approval

Molly’s Game Reviews Are In: Early 90 Percent Approval

RottenTomatoes.com, the film review aggregate website, has the upcoming poker film Molly’s Game ranked a very impressive 90% on its Tomatometer. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2017

2018 Lucky Hearts Poker Open Kicks Off January 11

2018 Lucky Hearts Poker Open Kicks Off January 11

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Hosts the Lucky Hearts Poker Open Beginning Jan. 11

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2017

Americas Cardroom’s MO MO MO PLO Starts December 7th

Americas Cardroom’s MO MO MO PLO Starts December 7th

Here at Americas Cardroom, our next big promotion is always just around the corner. In fact, arguably our biggest news ever just got released with our weekly $1,000,0001 GTD tourneys that start on January 7th.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2017

Hundreds Come Out to Mourn ‘Poker Queen’

A 42-year-old Bet365.com employee known affectionately as the “Poker Queen” was killed in a Czech Republic crash early last month.  Hundreds attended Emma Fryer’s funeral Tuesday morning.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2017

Molly’s Game to Premier Christmas Day: Reviews Rolling in

Molly’s Game to Premier Christmas Day: Reviews Rolling in

The much anticipated Aaron Sorkin poker flick Molly’s Game is set to premier in the United States on Christmas Day.  It has begun to receive heavy promotion on television.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/04/2017

Gambling Aussies Losing $24b Per Year, F*** Artificial Intelligence and Poker

Gambling Aussies Losing $24b Per Year, F*** Artificial Intelligence and Poker

Australian gambling losses hit an all-time high in 2017 after punters burned through nearly $24 billion in a year, mostly going towards poker machines.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/04/2017

5 Great Poker Books to Give Your Hubby This Christmas

5 Great Poker Books to Give Your Hubby This Christmas

Not sure what to gift the poker player in your life? This year try one of the fast selling books from D and B Publishing. PokerNews.com has you covered.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/04/2017

Digitain Joins Forces With Pokerdom Ahead of FIFA World Cup

Digitain Joins Forces With Pokerdom Ahead of FIFA World Cup

Suren Khachatryan, CEO of the Armenian based nulti-channel sports betting platform and technology provider Digitain says his company’s recent announced partnership with Russia’s biggest poker network Pokerdom provided “a feather in their cap”.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/03/2017

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Announces Winner of Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Announces Winner of Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open

Davie, Fla.’s Michael Newman Wins Championship for $374,240

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/30/2017

Manhunt Underway for Suspect Who Robbed Bellagio Poker Room

Manhunt Underway for Suspect Who Robbed Bellagio Poker Room

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police are on the hunt for a brazen suspect who robbed the poker room cash cage at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino Tuesday afternoon.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/29/2017

Breaking News

Mafia Planned to Infiltrate Malta Gambling Sector

Mafia Planned to Infiltrate Malta Gambling Sector

An anti-Mafia investigation in Palermo uncovered “advanced plans” by Mafia clans to relocate their underground activities through online gaming companies in Malta, the Times of Malta is informed.

Doyle Brunson Said to be Doing Some ‘Serious Back Peddling’ in POTUS Bashing

Doyle Brunson Said to be Doing Some ‘Serious Back Peddling’ in POTUS Bashing

Once a big supporter of US President Donald Trump, poker legend Doyle Brunson has made it clear he’s not exactly thrilled with Trump since he’s been in office.  This sentiment was relayed in a tweet Thursday, making reference to this past Tuesday’s Alabama Senate race.

Caesars Bans Player for Being Named in Legendz Sports Indictment

Caesars Bans Poker Player for Being Named in Legendz Sports Indictment

A player suing Caesars Casino for allegedly banning him had previously worked for the now-defunct Legendz Sports, a company the US Government forced to close in 2013.