Two World Poker Tour events, including the L.A. Poker Classic, and Chris Ferguson is officially out of hot water with the U.S. It’s all in the weekend edition of the PTP Hit and Run.

WPT: The World Poker Tour’s L.A. Poker Classic is underway; updates here. Joe Hachem, David Pham and Maria Ho are among the early chip leaders. More with Hachem:

Also, the event in Baden, Austria, is in the books; report here. Marvin Rettenmaier was fifth.

Quick hitters:
–The settlement of the U.S. civil case against former Full Tilt Poker owner Chris Ferguson is complete, with a judge’s signature. And Online Poker Report compares Ferguson’s deal with Howard Lederer’s.
–The top threads and videos of the week.
–A winner is crowned at the ANZPT Perth.
–The latest attempt at online poker regulation in California. We’re not holding our breath.
–The latest +EV poker comic.
– Another pro, still no real website.