HNR 3/4: PokerStars’ Big Sunday; Isildur1’s Downswing

Michael Jones : March 4th, 2013
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PokerStars deals a big hand and hosts a big Sunday Million, and Viktor Blom isn’t doing well of late. It’s all in the Monday edition of the PTP Hit and Run.

PokerStars’ big Sunday: Weekends don’t get much bigger than this at the world’s largest online poker site. First, the 95 billionth hand in site history was dealt, and that hand’s winner took home 150,000 big blinds as a bonus, or about $23K.

Also, the $7 million 7th anniversary of the Sunday Million took place, and the top three players all won at least $800,000. More on the tournament here.

Blom’s downswing: Viktor “Isildur1″ Blom is dropping down in levels? Say it ain’t so. After dropping about $4 million at Full Tilt Poker, it appears Blom is licking his wounds.

Quick hitters:
–Online Poker Report takes a look at the week ahead.
New Jersey online gaming regulations could come out this week.
Get updates from the World Poker Tour’s Bay 101 Shooting Star when it starts.
–If the Daniel Negreanu vs. Gus Hansen challenge at Full Tilt Poker seems a little canned, you’re not alone.
–The TV show CSI featured a poker serial killer and former WSOP bracelet winner Tom Schneider.
–The Merge network is getting rid of some high-stakes tables.
–Part two of Seat Open with Jay Tan:

ElkY blogs about bringing balance to your life to find success.
–The Virginia Supreme Court won’t weigh in on whether poker is a game of skill.

Get your daily dose of poker news with the PTP Hit and Run.

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