Another report on Full Tilt Poker’s sale being almost complete, the Spring Championship of Online Poker, and ESPN’s March Madness, poker-style. It’s all in Monday’s edition of the PTP Hit and Run.
Full Tilt sale done deal?: The sale of Full Tilt Poker to Groupe Bernard Tapie is a “done deal” according to a source quoted by the online poker site Pocket Fives. Cut+paste from the unnamed source: “Tapie is getting ready to reopen Full Tilt Poker in Europe. The deal should be signed next week. “Get the full story here. This is the second report of this nature in the past week, so the online poker community is cautiously optimistic that the troubled online poker site might be close to paying players, and even relaunching.
ESPN’s poker March Madness: Bernard Lee made up his own fantasy bracket with 64 poker players. How did they fare in his imagination? You can see how half the bracket played out here and here. Phil Ivey and Daniel Negreanu made it to the Final Four.
Live updates: There were a lot of major tournaments this weekend. The Latin American Poker Tour and the Australian New Zealand Poker Tour wrapped up events over the weekend. In the LAPT Chile, Aliro Diaz took down the title. More here.
In the ANZPT Sydney, Gordon Huntly of Scotland won; more here.
And the European Poker Tour’s Campione stop in Italy is underway; get live updates here, report from the scene below:
Freddy Deeb is among the players still in the World Series of Poker Circuit Harrah’s Rincon. More here.
And finally, a woman, Veronika Pavlikova, won the PokerStars.fr France Poker Series Snowfest. Get the lowdown here.
–The MicroMillions wrapped up at PokerStars on Sunday with the main event. Get a report on that tournament here. And more on all the Sunday online action here.
–PokerStars is launching a women’s only tournament on Tuesdays.
–Part two of an interview with poker pro Melanie Weisner:
–Ilari “Ilari FIN” Sahamies booked a six-figure win on the virtual felt.
–Dusty Schmidt writes about varying the size of your preflop raises.
–One California newspaper ran an op-ed against online poker regulation.
–The top poker podcasts of the past week.
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