Christian Christner holds a lead against a strong final table. Fedor Holz releases vlog from the Poker Masters. Find these stories and more in the Friday Hit and Run.

Christner Holds Lead in Event #2 at Poker Masters

Yesterday, Schulman won Event #1 of the Poker Masters, while Day 1 of Event #2 kicked off with 50 entrants. On Friday, we have an excellent final table set up for Event #2 with Christian Christner as chip leader and some big names joining him — Fedor Holz in 2nd and Phil Hellmuth in 7th. Here is where the chips are to start the day:

Poker Masters Event #2 Final Table
1Christian Christner1,416,000
2Fedor Holz1,138,000
3Tom Marchese1,011,000
4Steffen Sontheimer848,000
5Adrian Mateos745,000
6Phil Hellmuth702,000
7Bryn Kenney391,000

Event #2 action will resume at 12:30 PM PT and be streamed on PokerGo with a 30 minute delay. Event #3, another $50,000 No Limit Hold’em event will get underway at 2 PM PT. Event four will be held from September 16th-17th while the $100,000 Final will run from September 18th-20th.

Check out some vlogs from Fedor Holz and Daniel Negreanu with their reports from the Poker Masters

Fedor Holz – Life of a Champion

Daniel Negreanu – Poker Masters Battle for Millions Begins

Quick Hitters

– Watch Kevin Martin’s reaction when calling for a specific flop in a recent PokerStars tournament.

– Another day of WCOOP action is in the books with “girafganger7” and “p.A.v magic” big winners. “PSMozak” holds the WCOOP leaderboard lead with 4480 points with 18 cashes in this year’s WCOOP so far.

– Not much change in the GPI 2017 Player of the Year leaderboard this week as Bryn Kenney holds his first place lead, followed by Koray Aldemir, Nick Petrangelo, Dario Sammartino and Dan Smith. The top of the GPI 300 also did not change much with Bryn Kenney holding that lead as well. Koray Aldemir and Benjamin Pollak were the only moves of the week in the top 10, moving up 1 and 2 spots, respectivley.

– Grinderschool.com video of the day is part 4 of 6 on “Building a Bankroll.” This episode takes a look at the ranges of both fish and regs.