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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.

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - July 20 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Saturday July 20, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/20/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - July 19 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Friday July 19, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/19/2019

Hossein Ensan Wins the 2019 WSOP Main Event and $10 Million

Hossein Ensan Wins the 2019 WSOP Main Event and $10 Million

His railbirds' shirts, black with conjoining colors of German and Iranian flags, called Hossein Ensan a "sure bet."

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/17/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - July 17 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Wednesday July 17, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/17/2019

District Attorney Drops Charges Against Poker Room Owners

District Attorney Drops Charges Against Poker Room Owners

Nine people charged with running an illegal poker room have had all charges against them dropped.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/16/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - July 16, 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Tuesday July 16, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/16/2019

Calls for Jack Effel to Step Down While Others Offer Their Support

WSOP Vice President Jack Effel is coming under increasing pressure to step down following a weekend blunder that has everyone in the poker world talking.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/15/2019

Records Shattered at $5 Million Venom Online Poker Tournament

Records Shattered at $5 Million Venom Online Poker Tournament

A recap of Day1A of the monumentous Venom tournament finds that all records have been shattered at the world's fastest growing online poker room, Americas Cardroom.   The great news is, there is still time to enter for your chance at a guaranteed $1 million first place prize.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/15/2019

Poker Player at Fault Following WSOP Dealer Chip Counting Error?

Poker Player at Fault Following WSOP Dealer Chip Counting Error?

While much of the focus in the poker world was on the final table determination for the 2019 World Series of Poker Main Event this past weekend, there was another big story that had everyone talking.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/15/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - July 15, 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Monday July 15, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/15/2019

Meet the 2019 WSOP Main Event Final Table

Meet the 2019 WSOP Main Event Final Table

The 2019 WSOP Main Event table is set and here are your finalists

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/14/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - July 14, 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Sunday July 14, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/14/2019

Poker Player Dennis Blieden Faces Prosecution Over $22m

Poker Player Dennis Blieden Faces Prosecution Over $22m

A one-time poker pro was found guilty of embezzlement Thursday by a grand jury.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jul/13/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - July 13, 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Saturday July 13, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/13/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - July 12, 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Friday July 12, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/12/2019

Antonio Esfandiari Making Things Interesting at This Year's Main Event

One of poker's all-time biggest money earners, Antonio Esfandiari, was among the 106 players still alive at this year's World Series of Poker Main Event Thursday.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/11/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - July 11, 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Thursday July 11, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/11/2019

PokerStars First in PA: Soft Launch Monday

PokerStars First in PA: Soft Launch Monday

The Stars Group and its marquee brand PokerStars will be soft launching their online poker room in Pennsylvania this coming Monday.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/10/2019

888poker Qualifier Morrone Leads WSOP Main Event; 354 Advance to Day 5

888poker Qualifier Morrone Leads WSOP Main Event; 354 Advance to Day 5

The atmosphere late on Day 4 of the World Series of Poker Main Event couldn't be any more different than just 24 hours earlier.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/10/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - July 10, 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Wednesday July 10, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/10/2019

Preben Stokkan Leads Tuesday WSOP Main Event Field After Dropping Down to One Chip

Preben Stokkan Leads Tuesday WSOP Main Event Field After Dropping Down to One Chip

Preben Stokkan will come into Tuesday's World Series of Poker Main Event leading the pack with 2,184,000.  Amazingly, he had dropped down to just a single chip ahead of the first break of the day Monday.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/09/2019

Demographic Breakdown of Second Largest WSOP Main Event on Record

Demographic Breakdown of Second Largest WSOP Main Event on Record

Yes it's true, poker is back with a vengeance!  This is the second largest field in the World Series of Poker Main Event ever recorded, the largest being 2008.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/09/2019

Phil Hellmuth Busts Out of Main Event

Phil Hellmuth Busts Out of Main Event

15-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth is done.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/08/2019

Unibet One Billionth Hand

Unibet One Billionth Hand

Unibet's online poker site was set to hit its one billionth hand in the coming days.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/08/2019

2nd Player Disqualified From WSOP for Throwing Shoe

2nd Player Disqualified From WSOP for Throwing Shoe

A second World Series of Poker Main Event player has been disqualified, this time for dropping his shirt and throwing a shoe.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/08/2019

Play Mobile Online Poker Now From Texas

Play Mobile Online Poker Now From Texas

You can play online poker from your mobile device either for free or real money from Texas at Americas Cardroom.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/01/2019

Can I Play on PokerStars From Florida?

Can I Play on PokerStars From Florida?

PokerStars forbids those from Florida from playing for real money on their website.  Alternatives include Americas Cardroom, available to play for real money in all 50 states.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/30/2019

Can I Play on PokerStars From Connecticut?

Can I Play on PokerStars From Connecticut?

Those living in Connecticut are prohibited from playing on PokerStars.  However, Americas Cardroom provides an excellent alternative for residence of Connecticut.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/30/2019

Is Online Poker Legal in Colorado?

Is Online Poker Legal in Colorado?

Online poker is not regulated in the state of Colorado, however, that doesn't mean sites cannot be accessed from the state for real money play. Americas Cardroom accepts players from Colorado for real money play, free play and sports betting.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/30/2019

Can I Play on PokerStars From Mississippi, Alabama, South Carolina, Louisiana?

Can I Play on PokerStars From Mississippi, Alabama, South Carolina, Louisiana?

PokerStars does not currently allow those from Alabama, South Carolina, Mississippi and Louisiana to play for real money on their website.  Alternatives include Americas Cardroom, available to play for real money in all 50 states.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/30/2019

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Where Can I Bet Sports, Start an Online Sportsbook From Oakland, CA?

Where Can I Bet Sports, Start an Online Sportsbook From Oakland, CA?

You can start your own online sportsbook from the Oakland area using any of a few dozen Pay Per Head software platforms on the market today. 

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - July 21 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Sunday July 1, 2019.

Is This a Good Time to Start a Sportsbook From Massachusetts?

Is This a Good Time to Start a Sportsbook From Massachusetts?

For bookies and agents in the state of Massachusetts, it is a terrific time to start a sportsbook using a powerful Pay Per Head software platform.