HNR 4/6: iSeriesLive Winner, PokerStars SCOOP Schedule, Online Poker Regulation

Dustin Gouker : April 6th, 2012


A winner in iSeriesLIVE, PokerStars’ SCOOP schedule and new life for online poker legislation in the U.S.? It’s all in Friday’s edition of the PTP Hit and Run.

iSeriesLIVE: James “Flushy” Dempsey won the first-ever iSeriesLIVE, where pros played live, and people could bet on it and watch it on the internet. Get a report here. Daniel Negreanu and Phil Hellmuth were in the event.

More with Hellmuth on the event here:

Poker regulation in the U.S.: Could an online poker bill in the United States be attached to legislation on cybersecurity? If the Poker Players Alliance and other gaming interests have their way, it could happen. Get the details here.

And the latest on efforts in Delaware.

$1M WSOP satellites: Want to play in the $1 million dollar World Series of Poker event, but you’re a little short on the million bucks? No problem, just win some satellites to get in, easy game. Get the details on the satellite program here.

Quick hitters:
–PokerStars has finalized the schedule for the Spring Championship of Online Poker.
–A look back at the week in poker news, including all the Full Tilt Poker rumors/updates:

–Check out what Tom Dwan, Patrik Antonius and the crew are up to at the Party Poker Premier League V.
–Ilari “Ilari FIN” Sahamies is up about a million over the past two weeks playing at the online high-stakes cash games at PokerStars.
–PokerStars runs down the exotic locales where you can play poker in the near future.
–Mixed martial arts star Georges St. Pierre of the UFC has signed on with 888 Poker.
The latest on the bankruptcy filing of the Epic Poker League.
–A variant of PokerStars’ Zoom Poker is live on Unibet, called Fast Poker.
–And could high-stakes games at PokerStars all be changed to Zoom Poker?

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

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