Scandals

Wondering who is doing who, or doing what to whom? Our news brings you the latest scandals from the gambling world – whether its cheating, prostitution or just plain playing dirty.

Alleged Insurance Fraudster Wyatt Green Spotted on Poker Live Stream

Alleged Insurance Fraudster Wyatt Green Spotted on Poker Live Stream

Jon Sofen - May 23rd, 2019
Wyatt Green, an alleged insurance fraudster in Jacksonville, was caught on a live stream playing mid-stakes poker while out on bail by a local news investigation team. The poker player […]
Rapper Stormzy Under Fire after Video Suggests (Another) Drug-Fueled Poker Game

Rapper Stormzy Under Fire after Video Suggests (Another) Drug-Fueled Poker Game

Daniel Smyth - May 7th, 2019
UK grime artist Stormzy, 25, found himself in the middle of a media firestorm this week after video footage of a recent poker home game showed what looked to be […]
Texas Poker Clubs Raided, Nine Arrested on Charges of Laundering $10M in Illegal Games

Texas Poker Clubs Raided, Nine Arrested on Charges of Laundering $10M in Illegal Games

Daniel Smyth - May 3rd, 2019
The home of Hold’em is cracking down on illegal poker games following a two-year investigation into a suspected multi-million-dollar money laundering operation. As reported by local news outlet the Houston […]
Dan Bilzerian 4/20 Party Bear Stunt Triggers PETA, Animal Rights Group Threatens Legal Action

Dan Bilzerian 4/20 Party Bear Stunt Triggers PETA, Animal Rights Group Threatens Legal Action

Jon Sofen - April 26th, 2019
PETA is up in arms over a Dan Bilzerian Instagram video in which the poker playboy fed a giant Kodiak bear in front of a crowd at a house party […]
Joe Ingram to Have ACR CEO on Podcast to Discuss Bot Problem: Will They Bury Hatchet?

Joe Ingram to Have ACR CEO on Podcast to Discuss Bot Problem: Will They Bury Hatchet?

Jon Sofen - April 19th, 2019
Pot-limit Omaha enthusiast Joe Ingram may soon settle a year-long dispute with the CEO of Americas Cardroom. Or, maybe not. The popular podcaster will have Phil Nagy on his YouTube […]
‘Johnnie Vibes’ Moreno Charges High Markup on WSOP Package, Triggers Poker Moral Police

‘Johnnie Vibes’ Moreno Charges High Markup on WSOP Package, Triggers Poker Moral Police

Jon Sofen - April 13th, 2019
“Johnnie Vibes” Moreno learned a valuable lesson in staying away from the poker moral police. The popular vlogger tangled with Poker Twitter captains Shaun Deeb and Doug Polk when he […]
Partypoker Defeats 277 Poker Bots to Recover More than $700,000

Partypoker Defeats 277 Poker Bots to Recover More than $700,000

Daniel Smyth - April 9th, 2019
Partypoker has reclaimed more than $700,000 from a network of poker bots with the help of a specialist fraud team. Announcing the coup on April 9, Partypoker’s press team said […]
Mike Matusow: Howard Lederer to Blame for Full Tilt Scandal, Chris Ferguson a ‘Good Guy’

Mike Matusow: Howard Lederer to Blame for Full Tilt Scandal, Chris Ferguson a ‘Good Guy’

Jon Sofen - April 7th, 2019
Mike Matusow shed light on what went down at Full Tilt Poker leading up to the 2011 Black Friday scandal. The former FTP pro defended Chris Ferguson, and referred to […]
Bellagio Poker Room Robbery Suspect a ‘Brazen Criminal,’ Committed Same Crime in 2017, Police Say

Bellagio Poker Room Robbery Suspect a ‘Brazen Criminal,’ Committed Same Crime in 2017, Police Say

Jon Sofen - March 19th, 2019
Las Vegas Metro police on Tuesday confirmed that Friday’s Bellagio poker room robbery suspect committed the same crime at the same place in November 2017, closing the books on a […]
Bellagio Poker Room Robbery Suspect Dead, Possible Link to 2017 Heist at Same Las Vegas Casino?

Bellagio Poker Room Robbery Suspect Dead, Possible Link to 2017 Heist at Same Las Vegas Casino?

Jon Sofen - March 18th, 2019
Was Friday’s Bellagio poker room robbery suspect the perpetrator in the same crime at the same casino in 2017? We don’t have that answer, yet. But Las Vegas Metro police […]
Inquest Hears Satnav Failure Led to WSOPE Crash that Killed Emma Fryer

Inquest Hears Satnav Failure Led to WSOPE Crash that Killed Emma Fryer

Daniel Smyth - March 15th, 2019
An inquest into the death of British poker pro Emma Fryer has returned a verdict of death by road traffic collision. Reviewing the 2017 incident, coroner Peter Sigee heard testimony […]