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.
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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.
– 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:
If I had to rank my current skill level against the best I'd say I'm in the top 100. My goal by Jan 2018 it to crack the top 20.
— Daniel Negreanu (@RealKidPoker) September 20, 2017
– 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.