HNR 3/9: WPT Final Table; Isildur1 Is an Underdog?

Dustin Gouker : March 9th, 2012


The World Poker Tour’s Bay 101 Shooting Star is at a final table, and Viktor “Isildur1″ Blom is an underdog in PokerStars’ SuperStar Showdown. It’s all in Friday’s edition of the PTP Hit and Run.

WPT final table: The World Poker Tour’s Bay 101 Shooting Star is down to a final table. Full report here; Jonathan Duhamel finished in 13th place. You can get live updates here; Joe “floes” Serock is among the final six.

More with chip leader Erik Cajelais below:

High stakes news: Isaac Haxton is the favorite in a heads-up match with Isildur1, according to one bookmaker.

Meanwhile, Phil “MrSweets28″ Galfond was the biggest winner in the online high-stakes cash games, and RaiseOnce (aka Phil Ivey?) was second.

Quick hitters:
Everleaf Gaming is sanctioned by the regulatory body that oversees it.
–Poker Tracker now supports PokerStars Zoom poker.
–A breakdown of the poker news of the week:

–WSOP Executive Director Ty Stewart talks about the World Series of Poker and the future of online poker and gambling in the United States.
–PokerNews will be streaming the PartyPoker Big Game VI in April, with Tom Dwan, Patrik Antonius, Phil Laak, Luke “Full Flush” Schwartz, Tony G, Sam Tickett and Erik Seidel, among others.
–PokerStars unveiled the winners from the World Blogger Championship of Online Poker.
–Sorel Mizzi is launching a website:

–You can get live updates from the Asia Pacific Poker Tour here.
–The Heartland Poker Tour has reached 100 events.
–There’s some controversy after the Chicago Poker Classic.
–Dutch Boyd talks the 2+2 lawsuit on DonkDown Radio.
–There’s a new iTunes app called “Word Poker.”

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