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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.

Garden City Group Promises Another Round of Absolute Poker Payments

Garden City Group Promises Another Round of Absolute Poker Payments

CardsChat News - October 31st, 2018

The company charged with the task of paying back players ripped off by fraudulent activity at Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet have announced that another wave of users will finally […]

Some Players Still Struggling to Recover Account Balances from Absolute Poker, Ultimate Bet

Some Players Still Struggling to Recover Account Balances from Absolute Poker, Ultimate Bet

CardsChat News - October 24th, 2018

Early last year, the Garden City Group (GCG) began reimbursing players who had lost their account balances when Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet went under following the events of Black […]

Poker Pro Micah Raskin Charged with Running Massive Marijuana Distribution Operation

Poker Pro Micah Raskin Charged with Running Massive Marijuana Distribution Operation

CardsChat News - October 10th, 2018

Poker pro Micah Raskin was busted earlier this year in a major Long Island marijuana raid, and now he faces additional federal charges for distributing more than 100 kilograms of […]

Indianapolis Charity Poker Game Under Investigation for Gaming Infractions

Indianapolis Charity Poker Game Under Investigation for Gaming Infractions

CardsChat News - October 10th, 2018

A twice-weekly poker game at a Knights of Columbus hall in Indianapolis that rakes in millions for local non-profits is under investigation for potential gaming license violations. Indiana gaming officials […]

Winamax Facing Lawsuit from Players Over Investigation Into Poker Bots

Winamax Facing Lawsuit from Players Over Investigation Into Poker Bots

CardsChat News - October 8th, 2018

According to a report by Poker Industry Pro, a group of poker players who have accounts on French poker site Winamax are suing the online gambling operator, saying that the […]

SugarHouse Casino in Philly Fined $100K for Dealers Failing to Shuffle Deck

SugarHouse Casino in Philly Fined $100K for Dealers Failing to Shuffle Deck

Jon Sofen - October 8th, 2018

SugarHouse Casino, which boasts one of the top poker rooms in the Philadelphia area, was fined $100,000 for its dealers in a poker tournament and table games failing to properly […]

Details Emerge about Vancouver Poker Raid that Nabbed River Rock Casino Dealers

Details Emerge about Vancouver Poker Raid that Nabbed River Rock Casino Dealers

CardsChat News - October 3rd, 2018

Two poker dealers at the River Rock Casino near Vancouver were also allegedly dealing cards at an illegal gambling house, according to details of a police raid that recently became public. […]

Former PokerStars Ambassador Cristiano Ronaldo Facing Lawsuit Over Las Vegas Rape Allegation

Former PokerStars Ambassador Cristiano Ronaldo Facing Lawsuit Over Las Vegas Rape Allegation

CardsChat News - October 2nd, 2018

Police have reopened an investigation into allegations that former PokerStars ambassador and current Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo raped a woman in a 2009 incident at a Las Vegas hotel. The […]

Winamax Poker Latest Site to be Struck by Hackers DDoS Attacks

Winamax Poker Latest Site to be Struck by Hackers DDoS Attacks

CardsChat News - September 26th, 2018

Winamax Poker’s online games came to a screeching  to a halt this weekend, as the site became the latest to fall victim to a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. […]

Cate Hall Takes to Twitter to Air Staking Beef With Fellow Pro Chad Power

Cate Hall Takes to Twitter to Air Staking Beef With Fellow Pro Chad Power

CardsChat News - September 19th, 2018

Poker players backing other poker players in staking deals is commonplace in the game, as are disagreements stemming from those deals. But rarely do those disagreements get aired as publicly […]

Drunk Like a Boss? Intoxicated William Kassouf Steals Chips, Loses Grosvenor Sponsorship

Drunk Like a Boss? Intoxicated William Kassouf Steals Chips, Loses Grosvenor Sponsorship

Jon Sofen - September 19th, 2018

William Kassouf played a costly game of roulette this past weekend. The polarizing poker pro allegedly says he was drunk when he swiped £100 chips from a friend at a […]