Strange Poker Stories Directory



In this section, we'll cover all of the weird and wacky stories that take place in the dark underbelly of the poker world. Strange prop bets. Fall-outs over golfing bets. We'll cover all of the strange stories in this section.


Annette_15 Suspended From Pokerstars for a Week



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World Poker Tour to Pull Out of France



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Ram Vaswani Responds to the Phil Ivey Golfing Controversy



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Did Phil Laak Angle Shoot Someone for $70k?



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An Update on the Phil Ivey Golfing Story



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The Phil Hellmuth / Sorel Mizzi Confrontation at the World Poker Tour Championship



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David Benyamine Hands Sorel "Imper1um" Mizzi a Beating on Full Tilt Poker



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Capt Zeebo, aka "The Riparian", Gets Destroyed by David Benyamine



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Patrik and Maya Antonius Have a Baby



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Hallinggol Accuses Rekrul of Cheating



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Mike Matusow and Ted Forrest Enter Into An Unusual Prop Bet



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When Neteller Does Release Customer Funds, Isaac Haxton Will be the Happiest of Them All



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An Interview with a Top Anonymous Online Player



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Is David Benyamine Close to Being Busted?



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Lesley Thornburg Disqualified During Final Table of WSOPC Preliminary Event

Lesley Thornburg was recently disqualified during the final table of a poker tournament after tournament directors (and other players) became fed up with his antics at the table.

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Arelia Margarita Taveras Loses One Million Dollars Gambling, Sues Casinos

Arelia Margarita Taveras is not only suing the casinos in which she dumped her money, but she also wants an additional nine million dollars for her troubles.

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NY Times Publishes Article on Poker Player Prop Bets

The New York Times recently examined the world of prop betting in poker, and found some hilarious (and unusual) bets.

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The Story Behind Mike Matusow's Weight Loss Bet

Mike Matusow recently entered into a $100,000 weight loss bet with Ted Forrest. Find out how this bet came to be, and who ended up winning.

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Armed Robbery At Poker Room of Sahara Hotel and Casino

The poker room of the Sahara Hotel and Casino was robbed this past Friday night, leading people to wonder just how safe they are in Las Vegas.

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Online Gambling Domain Case To Be Appealed to Kentucky Supreme Court

The ongoing online gambling domain name case in Kentucky took another twist on Wednesday, when the state announced that they would be appealing a recent ruling to the state Supreme Court.

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Amarillo Slim Beaten, Robbed

Poker legend Amarillo Slim was beaten and robbed after trying to collect on a $3,000 gambling debt. The poker legend suffered multiple broken bones and lost $8,000 cash and a diamond ring in the dust-up.

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Scottish Man Stole 1.35 Million Dollars From Company To Fuel Online Poker Addiction

A Scottish man has been arrested after admitting to steal just under one million pounds (about 1.35 million dollars USD) to fuel his addiction to online poker.

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Josh "JJProdigy" Field Banned From Cake Poker

Josh Field, better known online as JJProdigy, has been booted from yet another online poker room. This time it was Cake Poker, who apparently banned him for letting another person play on his account.

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Erick Lindgren vs Dane Cook

Erick Lindgren and Dane Cook recently got into a public shouting match at a comedy show - read all of the details of the alternation here.

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Professional Poker Player Ernie Scherer III Arrested on Charge of Murdering His Parents

Ernie Scherer III, a professional poker player with approximately $340k in lifetime tournament earnings, was arrested on a charge of murdering his parents earlier this week. Scherer III was thought to have murdered his parents for the inheritance money.

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