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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.

Poker Showdown in the Show-Me State

Poker Showdown in the Show-Me State

For years, poker enthusiasts in the Kansas City market were clamoring for a Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) stop in their backyard.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/26/2017

Ford to Introduce Self-Driving Car….With Built-in Poker Table

Ford to Introduce Self-Driving Car….With Built-in Poker Table

Ford Motor Co. has announced it patented a retractable poker table – airbag included – for use in its self-driving cars.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/25/2017

$1,000,000 Guaranteed Tourney Tripleheader Part of $14 Million OSS Cub3d

$1,000,000 Guaranteed Tourney Tripleheader Part of $14 Million OSS Cub3d

Americas Cardroom has officially flopped the ultimate set. The US-facing online poker site today announced a $14 Million OSS Cub3d from September 24th through October 22nd.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/21/2017

PokerStars Shelves Beat the Clock

PokerStars Shelves Beat the Clock

The world’s largest real money online poker site, PokerStars, has shelved its timed Beat the Clock tournaments after having introduced the five minute long Sit & Go Zoom games just under a year ago.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/20/2017

Greenblatt Wins $179k on HPT in Colorado

Greenblatt Wins $179k on HPT in Colorado

Alex Greenblatt has been a force to be reckoned with on the poker circuit for several years.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/19/2017

Doug Polk: ‘I Just Won $468,000 (at the Poker Masters)’

Doug Polk: ‘I Just Won $468,000 (at the Poker Masters)’

It's been a rough stretch for the past month or so, but it's all beginning to turn around. After making back to back final tables in the high roller $50k events at Poker Masters

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/19/2017

$200,000 BRL, $13k WSOPE Main Event Package, $13k Watch and the Glory

$200,000 BRL, $13k WSOPE Main Event Package, $13k Watch and the Glory

Haroldo Silva beats Guilherme Cazula heads up for the trophy, $200,000 BRL

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/14/2017

HPT to Debut in Pennsylvania

HPT to Debut in Pennsylvania

Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) has traveled the country many times over since its inception in 2005, awarding more than $90 million in prize pool money.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/14/2017

Drunk Idiot Loses $30K in 10 Minutes Playing Poker

Drunk Idiot Loses $30K in 10 Minutes Playing Poker

It's time to face the music. Today we're looking at my final 3 hands on Poker Night In America, in which I lost a large sum of money while inbibing a few too many cocktails.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/13/2017

Global Poker Announces Charity Tournament to Benefit Hurricane Harvey and Irma Refugees

Global Poker Announces Charity Tournament to Benefit Hurricane Harvey and Irma Refugees

Global Poker, a new online poker room, has announced a benefit online poker tournament for those of us impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/13/2017

PokerStars Flattens Payout Structure: Grinders Screwed Again

PokerStars Flattens Payout Structure: Grinders Screwed Again

“Looking back to the 2002 – 2006 period, most tournaments paid about 10% of the field," a statement notes.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2017

Etherium-Based Online Poker Site Virtue Welcomes Dan Coleman, Brian Rast

Etherium-Based Online Poker Site Virtue Welcomes Dan Coleman, Brian Rast

Two of the bigger names in poker have joined the new Etherium-based website Virtue Poker as site ambassadors.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2017

New Online Poker Site Global Poker Says It’s the Fastest Growing Poker Site in World

New Online Poker Site Global Poker Says It’s the Fastest Growing Poker Site in World

Gambling911.com Travels Down Under to Australia to See What All the Excitement is About

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2017

OSS Cubed: $14 Million Over 4 Weeks

OSS Cubed: $14 Million Over 4 Weeks

That’s over $7,000,000 more in prize pool guarantees than we’ve ever done before in any series!

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/07/2017

Daniel Negreanu’s Take on Angle Shooting

Daniel Negreanu’s Take on Angle Shooting

The topic has been a controversial one in recent weeks especially

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/06/2017

Forbes: Winning Poker Network, Americas Cardroom Shows Extreme Growth

Forbes: Winning Poker Network, Americas Cardroom Shows Extreme Growth

ACR CEO Phil Nagy tells Forbes of his early struggles

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/05/2017

ALERT: Online Gambling Operators in Antigua Likely to Suffer Disruptions With Irma

Wagering firms Bovada, Winner Casino, Titan Poker, Titan Bet and Intertops will see the most exposure

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/04/2017

Scams, Hacks, Angles! How I Almost Got Rolled For $30k

Scams, Hacks, Angles! How I Almost Got Rolled For $30k

“There are lots of great people in the poker community, but you still have to watch your back."

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/04/2017

Twitch Down for Hours

Twitch Down for Hours

The popular social media platform for poker players and gamers has crashed again Wednesday night.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/30/2017

Mike Matusow ‘Harvey Came to Help Heal’: Followers Lash Out

Mike Matusow ‘Harvey Came to Help Heal’: Followers Lash Out

Poker pro Mike “The Mouth” Matusow had many in the Twitter community in an uproar Wednesday.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/30/2017

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino First Ever WSOP Circuit – Sept 21-Oct 2

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino First Ever WSOP Circuit – Sept 21-Oct 2

Poker action returns to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. on Sept. 21 – Oct. 2, 2017 with a World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit,

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/29/2017

Ronny Kaiser Wins PokerStars Championship Barcelona High Roller

Kaiser talks about his big victory.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/29/2017

10-Year Old With ‘Genius’ Idea Poker App for Kids: ‘Chips for Pets, Furniture’

10-Year Old With ‘Genius’ Idea Poker App for Kids: ‘Chips for Pets, Furniture’

Late Thursday poker pro Daniel Negreanu posted a letter from a 10-year old with what he called a “genius poker app idea for kids”.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/25/2017

Priest Uploaded Child Porn to ‘Get Revenge on God’ for Poker Losses

Priest Uploaded Child Porn to ‘Get Revenge on God’ for Poker Losses

Kevin Gugliotta, 55, initially charged with 40 counts of child porn

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/25/2017

Tom Dwan Sees Right Through Antonio Esfandiari For $116,800

Tom Dwan Sees Right Through Antonio Esfandiari For $116,800

Tom Dwan is back in another classic televised hand of high stakes No Limit Hold'em

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/23/2017

PokerStars Announces 2017 WCOOP Schedule

PokerStars Announces 2017 WCOOP Schedule

The world’s largest real money online poker room, PokerStars.com, has released its schedule for the 2017 World Championship Of Online Poker (WCOOP).

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/22/2017

Absolute Poker, UltimateBet Players Closer to Getting Paid

Absolute Poker, UltimateBet Players Closer to Getting Paid

The US Department of Justice has approved the first round of payments to those customers affected by the abrupt closure of Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/21/2017

Doyle Brunson, Daniel Negreanu Go at it Over Confederate Statutes

Doyle Brunson, Daniel Negreanu Go at it Over Confederate Statutes

Negreanu: "The beliefs that Jews should be killed. Robert E. Lee believed blacks needed to be slaves. Both are vile and evil"

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/19/2017

Doyle Brunson ‘Always Thought of Robert E. Lee as My Hero’

Doyle Brunson ‘Always Thought of Robert E. Lee as My Hero’

The controversy over whether Confederate statues should be toppled may be spilling over into the poker community.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/18/2017

PokerStars Hopes to Mend Fences With Poker Community

PokerStars Hopes to Mend Fences With Poker Community

PokerStars, after being purchased by Amaya Gaming in 2014, has turned its back on its professional player customer base in hopes of building more recreational patronage. 

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/16/2017

Breaking News

January Crypto-Slump Continues With Some Bright Spots Tuesday Evening

Nearly all of the top 68 cryptocurrencies have witnessed a decline during the month of January with some bad news hitting hard Tuesday as South Korea regulators consider banning exchange trading and while rumors of banks blocking cryptocurrency charges were running rampant.

Capital One Blocks Cryptocurrency Purchases With Its Card as Bitcoin Hits Biggest Low in Weeks

Capital One Blocks Cryptocurrency Purchases With Its Card as Bitcoin Hits Biggest Low in Weeks

Tuesday was not a good day for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as nearly all of them witnessed sharp declines on the day.

Vegas Gambling Revenue Hits All Time Low

Generating $26 billion in total revenue, Nevada gaming regulators say it is a new record low for Vegas.