The European Poker Tour crowns a homegrown champ, a stacked World Poker Tour field, and Ivey’s back in the USA. It’s all in the weekend edition of the PTP Hit and Run.
EPT winner: The European Poker Tour Copenhagen got a winner from its host country: PokerStars pro Mickey “mement_mori” Peterson. The Dane took down the final table over the weekend. Get a full report here. And here’s a recap of the Copenhagen stop:
WPT update: Big names abound for the World Poker Tour’s L.A. Poker Classic, which is now into day 3. Greg Mueller is currently in third place in the chip counts; other recognizable players who are still alive include Shaun Deeb, Sorel Mizzi, Jason Somerville, Gavin Griffin, Nick Schulman, J.C. Tran, John Racener, John Hennigan, Josh Arieh, Joe Hachem, Erick Lindgren, Vanessa Rousso Phil Hellmuth and Phil Ivey. Yep, that Phil Ivey. And that’s just some of the players you might recognize who are still playing; and all of the players listed above are ABOVE the average chip count. Live updates here.
More with Mueller:
And for more on Ivey playing his first U.S. tournament in about a year, read our story here.
California looks at online poker: California has long had efforts to try to regulate online poker and gaming, with none of the past efforts being very successful. But, some lawmakers are trying it again. Details here.
And for a look at efforts to regulate online poker around the country, check out a roundup here.
–Online poker industry insider Bill Rini gives us his take on what Full Tilt Poker has done wrong of late.
–Former World Series of Poker main event champ Jonathan Duhamel says at least 40 players will plunk down the million bucks to play in the Big One at this year’s WSOP. Read the whole interview with him here.
–Jens “Jeans89” Kyllonen booked nearly a million in profits in online high-stakes cash games this week. Get the full story here.
–The top poker videos of the week, including Daniel Negreanu’s latest Full Tilt Poker rant and a look at PokerStars Zoom Poker.
–A look at some of the top online poker forum threads of the week, like Chris Moneymaker’s friend/alleged scammer, and Phil Galfond’s place being up for sale.
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