Full Tilt is starting a “mindset academy,” Peter Eastgate announces his return to poker, and a new Isildur1? It’s all in today’s edition of PTP’s Hit and Run.
Full Tilt Mindset Academy: Full Tilt has signed poker mindset coach Sam Chauhan to start a new “Mindset Academy.” Story here. Several pros swear by Chuahan, including Antonio Esfandiari and David Williams. Will he be able to teach you not to yell at the guy who plays bad at .$25-$.50 NLH? Only time will tell. Look for the new offering from Full Tilt later this year.
Eastgate officially unretires: Well, we reported yesterday that 2008 WSOP main event champ Peter Eastgate was playing in at least one tournament this year. Turns out that his “retirement” is officially over. Apparently he was not adjusting well to life as a well-known pro poker player, and he needed a break. Welcome back, Peter. More from Eastgate himself over at PokerStars’ blog.
DoNs, we hardly knew you: PokerStars is getting rid of “double or nothing” tournaments. Story here. Apparently, it has at least something to do with the fact that the format is exploitable via collusion.
Viffer vs. online poker forums: David “Viffer” Peat takes posters in online poker forums to task in a recent Poker After Dark episode (watch below, about 3:30 in). Get ready to post after watching:
A closer look at new PokerStars online pros: The website pokertableratings.com decided to take a closer look at the pros recently inked by PokerStars. Interesting look at their cash-game play here. Not all of these players are cash-game specialists, it’s important to note.
More on that 70-mile running prop bet: Blog posts at Cardrunners detail a bet won by Ashton “theASHMAN103″ Griffin, who ran 70 miles in a day to win $300K. Part one here, part two here. Entertaining read, to be honest.
The new Isildur1?: We’re always looking for the next big thing in online poker, since Isildur1 isn’t quite as entertaining as he once was. Is it possible that the second coming is another young Swede? Story here about lindqrvo, who took $300K from Daniel “jungleman12″ Cates.
For a look at what’s going on in online cash games today, check out the graphic below:
WSOPE thoughts: Here’s an interview with the WSOP’s Ty Stewart on the WSOP Europe’s move from London to France. Why the move? Cut+paste from the story: “First of all, France is just absolutely white-hot for poker right now, so we’re very confident the turnout in participation is going to go up. For us it was a lot about the venue and the partnership.”
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