The poker world reacts to the Las Vegas tragedy. New Jersey tells operators in the state to stay out of Australia. Check out these stories and more in the Monday Hit and Run.
Poker Pros React to Las Vegas Mass Shooting
The poker world continues to react to the mass shooting tragedy in Las Vegas last night, with many poker players nearby when the incident happened. Dan Bilzerian was among those in attendance at the festival when shots started ringing out.
Thinking of you, Las Vegas. Look after each other 😢❤️
— Liv Boeree (@Liv_Boeree) October 2, 2017
— Poker Central (@PokerCentral) October 2, 2017
New Jersey DGE Warns Operators to Stay out of Australia
New Jersey regulators have told online gambling companies to stay out of Australia. Last month, Australia amended the country’s gambling laws, which has effectively cut off regulated gambling from larger operators. Other online gambling companies continue to operate in the country. But the statement from the NJ Department of Gaming Enforcement appears aimed at operators who do business in New Jersey as well as Australia.
– Absolute Poker’s Scott Tom was sentenced this week in a New York federal court, where he will be required to forfeit $300,000 and serve 1 year probation.
– Molly’s Game continues to get excellent reviews before its November 22nd release date. Richard Roeper gives his thoughts on his favorite poker movies as well as what it will take to make Molly’s Game a great movie.
– Grinderschool.com poker training video of the day is a continuation of the $26 MTT Knockout series. Episode 3 takes a look at pot control based on stack sizes and examines spots to shove.