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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 Player Regretting Epic Fold

Poker Player Regretting Epic Fold

California-based poker pro Ian Steinman provided the poker community at a World Poker Tour final table last week with an epic fold he now seems to be regretting.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/13/2018

PokerStars Turbo Series Shatters Original $15.6 Million Guarantee

PokerStars Turbo Series Shatters Original $15.6 Million Guarantee

The Stars Group Inc. announced today that the recent PokerStars Turbo Series exceeded its original $15.6 million prize pool guarantee by nearly $10 million, ultimately paying out more than $25 million among the 46,581 unique players who participated in the online poker series.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/13/2018

PA Plans on Making Online Poker Licenses Available in April

PA Plans on Making Online Poker Licenses Available in April

A general timeline has been presented to debut online poker in the Keystone State of Pennsylvania with licenses scheduled to be available some time in April.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/12/2018

Nevada Rep Requests That Online Gambling Stay Legal

Nevada Rep. Dina Titus has written to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein requesting that he not reverse a 2011 ruling by the Obama administration that online gambling within states did not violate the Wire Act.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/07/2018

Romanian Poker Player Wins 888poker Live Bucharest Final 2018

Romanian Poker Player Wins 888poker Live Bucharest Final 2018

The champ sits down for an interview

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/06/2018

Sinisa Radovanovic Makes it to Final Table of 888pokerLIVE Bucharest Main Event - Live Stream

Sinisa Radovanovic qualified for 888poker Live in London just a few weeks ago and then managed to qualify for 888poker Live in Bucharest (live stream available below)!  Scroll Down For More

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/05/2018

Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Returns to Hollywood, Fla. Beginning April 5

Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Returns to Hollywood, Fla. Beginning April 5

Poker action returns to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. with the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown kicking off on Thursday, April 5 and concluding Wednesday, April 18. Primary events open with a $570 buy-in Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em featuring a $1 Million Guaranteed prize pool.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/02/2018

Las Vegas Judge Tosses Czech Casino Owner’s 'Conspiracy' Claim in Poker Suit

Czech casino mogul Leon Tsoukernik alleged that he lost $3 million to a professional poker player because the Aria casino conspired with that player to ply him with booze. 

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/01/2018

You Won't Believe Who's Backing Bitcoin Now!

Poker pro turned expert on everything Bitcoin, Doug Polk, reveals the latest ally of the cryptocurrency.  Hint:  He is among the most powerful world leaders and runs one of the biggest countries.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/27/2018

Super High Roller Bowl to Run May 27-30: $14 Million Prize Pool

Super High Roller Bowl to Run May 27-30

The 2018 Super High Roller Bowl will be limited to 48 players and ARIA will reserve 18 seats for VIP guest entrants.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/26/2018

Bitcoin Online Gambling in Angola: Other Cryptocurrencies Available

Bitcoin Online Gambling in Angola: Other Cryptocurrencies Available

What happens when cryptocurrency adaption and the explosive interest in online gambling in African nations like Angola collide?

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/25/2018

Bitcoin Online Gambling in Morocco: Other Cryptocurrencies Available

Bitcoin Online Gambling in Morocco: Other Cryptocurrencies Available

What happens when cryptocurrency adaption and the explosive interest in online gambling in African nations like Morocco collide?

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/25/2018

Bitcoin Online Gambling in Algeria: Other Cryptocurrencies Available

Bitcoin Online Gambling in Algeria: Other Cryptocurrencies Available

What happens when cryptocurrency adaption and the explosive interest in online gambling in African nations like Algeria collide?

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/25/2018

Bitcoin Online Gambling in Nigeria: Other Cryptocurrencies Available

Bitcoin Online Gambling in Nigeria: Other Cryptocurrencies Available

What happens when cryptocurrency adaption and the explosive interest in online gambling in African nations like Nigeria collide?

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/25/2018

Bitcoin Online Gambling in Egypt: Other Cryptocurrencies Available

Bitcoin Online Gambling in Egypt: Other Cryptocurrencies Available

What happens when cryptocurrency adaption and the explosive interest in online gambling in African nations like Egypt collide?

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/25/2018

Bitcoin Online Gambling in South Africa: Other Cryptocurrencies Available

Bitcoin Online Gambling in South Africa: Other Cryptocurrencies Available

What happens when cryptocurrency adaption and the explosive interest in online gambling in African nations like South Africa collide?  We take a look here.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/25/2018

Bitcoin Online Gambling in Kenya: Other Cryptocurrencies Available

Bitcoin Online Gambling in Kenya: Other Cryptocurrencies Available

What happens when cryptocurrency adaption and the explosive interest in online gambling in African nations like Kenya collide?  We take a look here.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/25/2018

Bitcoin Adaptation in Africa Sould Help Boost Online Gambling Sector

The key to breaking into the African market for online gambling operators will be adaptation of crytocurrencies such as Bitcoin.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/25/2018

BOM Founder Launches Malta Poker Festival

Battle of Malta (BOM) brainchild and friend of the Gambling911.com website Ivonne Montealegre has announced the launch of the Malta Poker Festival, which will now go up against her former creation. 

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/23/2018

Former PKR Players Must Submit Claim by Feb. 28 for PokerStars Refund

Players affected late last year by the abrupt shutdown of PKR Poker are being advised to submit claim forms no later than February 28 (2018). 

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/22/2018

Third Time's a charm for Englert on HPT

Third Time's a charm for Englert on HPT

Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) events at Golden Gates Casino & Poker Parlour have historically been among the tour's largest stops. This time around was no exception. The opening $400 Kick Off tournament set a Colorado state record with 912 entries. The Main Event drew 607 total players, building a prize pool of $892,290.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/21/2018

Poker Night In America to Debut Live TV Series

The hit TV series Poker Night in America (PNIA), produced by Rush Street Productions, is excited to announce the launch of a new live celebrity version of its TV series. 

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/21/2018

Doyle Brunson: 'I Turned Down $230 Million Offer for DoylesRoom.com

Over a decade again, legendary poker pro Doyle Brunson claims he turned down a $230 million offer for his namesake online poker room, DoylesRoom.com. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/20/2018

PokerStars Celebrates Shared Pool Success With France, Spain

PokerStars Celebrates Shared Pool Success With France, Spain

The Stars Group Inc. today announced the completion of the FRESH (France Espania Hold'em) Series, PokerStars' first joint tournament series offered to both French and Spanish players following the launch of the shared player pool between the two previously ring-fenced markets.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/20/2018

Doug Polk Looks at the Top 10 Cash Players in Poker Today

Doug Polk is joined by online poker legend Andres Artinano, better known on the virtual felt as educa-p0ker.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/20/2018

Most Top Poker Players Studying AI Claims One Pro

Most Top Poker Players Studying AI Claims One Pro

In an interview with CardPlayer.com, poker pro Issac Haxton claimed that most of his fellow pros have been studying Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a means of working to improve their own games. 

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/16/2018

Controversy Erupts in Poker World Over Recent WPT Title Win

Poker pro Grant Hinkle: "It disparages the resume of Mike Leah, the prestige of major titles like the WPT, and whatever integrity is left in the game of poker."

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/15/2018

Tennis Coach Pleads Guilty in Case Tied to Professional Poker Player

Another Man Pleads Guilty in Case Tied to Professional Poker Player

A Wichita man has pleaded guilty to operating an illegal gambling business in the Wichita, Kansas area.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/14/2018

Stan James Poker Players to See Big Changes With Merged Pool

The Stan James brand is set to disappear after being acquired by Unibet more than two years ago.  Unibet parent company, the Kindred Group, will be merging the Stan James poker players into its own pool (made up of some dozen brands) and thus shuttering the MPN skin.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/14/2018

Stan James Poker Players to See Big Changes With Merged Pool

Stan James Poker Players to See Big Changes With Merged Pool

The Stan James brand is set to disappear after being acquired by Unibet more than two years ago.  Unibet parent company, the Kindred Group, will be merging the Stan James poker players into its own pool (made up of some dozen brands) and thus shuttering the MPN skin.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/14/2018

Breaking News

Bitcoin Heist Suspect has Likely Fled to Sweden

Bitcoin Heist Suspect has Likely Fled to Sweden

A man suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies has likely fled to Sweden after breaking out of a prison in Iceland, officials said Wednesday.

Malta's Anti-Corruption Campaigner Silenced

Malta is the largest online gambling jurisdiction in the world. In recent months the island nation has sought to rid itself of Mafia-connected Italian ventures.  Those efforts were met with a violent warning as one of the more prominent crusaders against corruption there had her car blown to smithereens.

Atlantic City's Hard Rock Casino to Open June 28

Atlantic City's Hard Rock Casino to Open June 28

The former Trump Taj Mahal casino is being rebranded as a Hard Rock property. Guests will drive past a massive electric guitar at its entrance, and will even be given their own electric guitars to play in their hotel rooms.