Phil Ivey doesn’t lose a huge sum of money online. And getting ready for the World Series of Poker. It’s all in our daily wrap-up of the world of poker, the Hit and Run.

Ivey wins?

Phil “Polarizing” Ivey was one of the biggest winners this past weekend at the online high-stakes cash games. How much? $181K. Unfortunately, he’s still the biggest loser this year. More details here. Also, Viktor “Isildur1” Blom loses more than $300K.

WSOP tips

Are you psychologically prepared to play in the World Series of Poker? If not, check out these tips so you are ready. One of the top tips? Have fun.

Quick hitters

–The “Sheldon Adelson Primary” will feature grilling of Republican presidential contenders on online gambling.
–Rand Paul snapchats a game of liar’s poker with Dan Bilzerian? OK…

–The LAPT Panama switches venues.
–Before anyone tried to create a new law for online gaming, perhaps the current laws should be fixed.
Payment services provider SafeCharge announced that it was now working with PokerStars.
–Updates from the Mid-States Poker Tour Canterbury Park.
-Quantifying Variance: Streaks & Tilt in Heads-Up SNGs Pt. 3
–Tonybet Poker’s OFC Grand Prix begins this weekend.
–Full Tilt launches the International Poker Tour.