Fedor Holz among the remaining six in the Poker Masters final. Dan Bilzerian sits down for lengthy Graham Bensinger interview. Check out these stories and more in the Wednesday Hit and Run.

Fedor Holz Leads Poker Masters Final With Six Remaining

Retired poker player Fedor Holz holds the lead in the $100,000 Poker Masters final as the final table resumes on Wednesday. Other players still alive heading into the final day include Christian Christner, Steffen Sontheimer (who holds the Poker Masters Jacket lead), Stefan Schillhabel, Justin Bonomo, and Seth Davies

On Tuesday, Phil Hellmuth finished in 13th place while Daniel Negreanu hit the rails in 11th. Here is where the chip counts stand as play resumes at 2PM PT.

Poker Masters $100,000 Final - Final Table
PositionSeatPlayerCountryCount
14Fedor HolzGermany1,471,000
25Christian ChristnerGermany1,367,000
32Steffen SontheimerGermany1,354,000
46Stefan SchillhabelGermany1,218,000
51Justin BonomoUSA1,050,000
63Seth DaviesUSA740,000

Fedor Holz, Stefan Sontheimer, Christian Christner are the players remaining who have $50k bets with Daniel Negreanu to win the Poker Masters Jacket. Sontheimer is currently in the driver’s seat — he will win the Poker Jacket if he finishes in 2nd place or higher. Each of the remaining players will not only need to win but make sure that Sontheimer doesn’t finish in first or second.

Quick Hitters

– In a recent interview on In Depth with Graham Bensinger, Dan Bilzerian has addressed detractors who have questioned his skill as a poker player. Watch the first clip below or go to Youtube to watch all 18 parts.

– On Tuesday, Phil Hellmuth and Daniel Negreanu engaged in a Twitter spat about the talent of today’s top poker players, which started with this Tweet:

– Speaking of Hellmuth, the poker brat will try to defend his title in Poker Night in America’s next King of the Hill match, returning on Twitch on October 6th to the 7th. Hellmuth will be joined by Olivier Busquet, Shaun Deeb and Parker “Tonkaaaap” Talbot.

– Grinderschool.com poker training video of the day is the first part of a 6 part series that examines micro-stakes concepts. This episode focuses on common opponents in complex situations.