The Party Poker Big Game nears the end, the WPT nears a final table and Carbon Poker’s free tracking software. It’s all in Friday’s edition of the PTP Hit and Run.
Phil Laak talks about mucking the winning hand in a pot:
And here was the action in question:
WPT update: At the same site as the Big Game, the World Poker Tour Vienna is going on, and is in the middle of day 3. You can get live updates here. Benjamin “neverscaredb” Wilinofsky is the current chip leader; also still alive are Eugene Katchalov, Yevgeniy Timoshenko and Andy Frankenberger with about 30 players left.
Richest poker tourney ever: The $1 million buy-in event at the World Series of Poker will make someone the richest winner of a poker tournament ever. With 30 seats spoken for, first prize will eclipse $12 million. Get the skinny here, with a rundown of who is committed.
Carbon’s free odds calculator: Pretty cool free feature from Carbon that you can read about here. It’s actually better than just an “odds calculator”; it compiles stats, has a heads-up display overlay on tables, etc. much like PokerTracker and Hold’em Manager.
Hey Utah, stay out of it: It’s bad enough that Utah has banned online poker. Now they are taking their message to the federal government. The governor of the state sent a letter to some congressmen voicing his opposition to online poker and gaming regulation. To that, we say “Boooooooo.”
–Four poker players have filed a lawsuit against Howard Lederer and Chris Ferguson.
–How has Black Friday affected live poker? Card Player takes a look here.
–A roundup of the poker news of the week:
–PokerStars has some advice that will guarantee that you win the $1 million Sunday Storm this weekend. OK, maybe guarantee is a bit strong.
–There’s a bundle sale over at PokerStars’ VIP store.
–Updates from the Eureka Poker Tour in Croatia and the UKIPT in Nottingham, England.
–A review of Jonathan Little’s Secrets of Professional Tournament Poker Volume II.
–In online poker news, Bet24 will close as it transitions players to Unibet. And Poker Nordica is also closing; if you have money on the site and want to get it off the site, act soon.
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