WSOP officially releases its 2018 WSOP schedule. Douglas Kim has made a sitcom about poker. Find these stories and more in the Tuesday Hit and Run.
2018 WSOP Schedule Released
Last week, a draft of the 2018 WSOP schedule leaked online. Now an official schedule has been revealed by the World Series of Poker. The series is slated to run from May 29th until July 17th at the Rio with 78 bracelets being held. The Main Event will begin on July 2nd and conclude on July 14th. The WSOP will finish off the series with the return of the $1 million Big One for One Drop, which will be held from July 15th to July 17th.
While many favorites are returning there are some notable new events. Among the new tournaments are a $10,000 NLHE Super Turbo Bounty, a $100,000 NLHE High Roller, a $50,000 NLHE High Roller and a $1.5k NLHE with $1 million guaranteed.
A look at new events on the 2018!WSOP schedule pic.twitter.com/3ZO7ZnJXne
— Kevin Mathers (@Kevmath) December 12, 2017
ESPN and PokerGo will again provide coverage of the 2018 WSOP. Times will be subject to change based on broadcasting schedule.
– Douglas Kim, who came in 7th place in the 2006 Main Event, is making a comedy show called “Just Doug” about his life. The show — which is hoping to land on a major TV channel, will focus on poker and acting.
– More players are reporting on 2+2 that there Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet remissions have been paid over the last few days. In other Black Friday news, Ray Bitar has returned a total of £9.5 million in funds previously discovered by Guernsey and the U.S. Treasury department.
– Timothy Adams took down the PokerStars Championship Prague Super High Roller. A total of 34 players entered the event with Adams receiving a prize of €555,000. Mikita Badziakouski finished second with €383,600 while Adrian Mateos took home €244,900 for his third place finish.
– With 2017 nearly over, it’s that time of the year to look ahead to what to expect in 2018. Online Poker Report’s Dustin Gouker breaks down five things to watch for online gambling in 2018.
– Grinderschool.com poker training video of the day is a series on “Key Concepts in PLO.” Episode 1 kicks off the series by going over the importance of position in these games.
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