A poker player wins Big Brother Canada. Doug Polk moves live streaming to YouTube. Find these stories and more in the Friday Hit and Run.
Poker Player Kevin Martin Victorious in Big Brother Canada
Poker pro and Twitch streamer Kevin Martin is the winner of Season 5 of Big Brother Canada, winning a $100,000 prize, a $30k furnishing makeover and a 2017 Toyota 76.
Thank you for the overwhelming love! The best moment of my life. #BBCAN5
— Kevin Martin (@KevinRobMartin) May 19, 2017
In his second appearance on the show, Martin put less emphasis on TV time, and instead implying a poker player type approach that gave him the best chance of winning.
Martin is a professional player and member of Team PokerStars. Martin, who spent two months in the Big Brother Canada house, posted the video below prior to the start of his journey.
– Doug Polk is moving his popular Twitch stream to his YouTube channel. In response to the change, Polk downplayed the news on Reddit. “BREAKING NEWS!!… Poker streamer continues streaming poker.” It’s a slow news day, Doug.
– Brazilian actor Bruno Gagliasso is the latest to join the growing Team partypoker, where he will represent the Brazilian market. As part of the agreement, Gagliasso will play in live tournaments across Latin America and online at partypoker.
– Chance Kornuth was dominating in the PokerStars SCOOP bounty yesterday. Not only did he win an impressive prize of $163k, he also earned $81k in bounties for knocking out his opponents, more than all other opponents combined. Now that’s a heater.
Shipped the first SCOOP I regged since being in 🇨🇦 for 163k. Now on to the 5k w 250k up top 🏆 💪🏼💰 pic.twitter.com/lQvn1cUf3M
— Chance Kornuth (@ChancesCards) May 18, 2017
– Heading to Las Vegas this summer? Here’s a list of the best value tournaments in Las Vegas outside of the World Series of Poker.
– Classic Grinderschool.com poker training video of the day is a look at bubble play pitfalls. This episode is the 8th in a 10 part series of 6-max SNGs.