Which two pros won in the big PokerStars tourney series? And Viktor Blom is going to live stream. It’s all in our daily wrap-up of the world of poker, the Hit and Run.


Pretty well-known pros continue to do pretty well in the Spring Championship of Online Poker at PokerStars:
Mike “SirWatts” Watson takes down a pot-limit Omaha event.
— Luke “lb6121” Schwartz wins his third career SCOOP title.
Jason Mercier just missed out on his fourth title of the series. Also, there was this great table talk between him and Shaun Deeb:


With the World Series of Poker just a week away, here are some nuggets from around the interwebz:
–Anthony Zinno, who has won two World Poker Tour events this year, comes into the WSOP riding a high.
–If you’re playing for the first time, check out these tips.
–How to find the right cash game this summer in Vegas.

Quick hitters

–Viktor “Isildur1” Blom will stream while playing on Unibet next week.
–Check out the controversy from the world of heads-up play at PokerStars, where some players are allegedly using a system or software that basically turns human players into the equivalent of “bots.”
–EPT Season 11 was the year of Dzmitry Urbanovich.
–Part 9 of Alex Weldon’s series on the Challenges of Innovation in Poker -– Snake.
–Eddy Sabat wins the California State Poker Championships.