Christopher Kruk wins a Super High Roller at partypoker LIVE North America. Documentaries released for poker icons. Check out these stories and more in the Wednesday Hit and Run.
Kruk Wins partypoker LIVE North America $25k Super High Roller
Christopher Kruk was victorious in the CAD$25,500 Super High Roller on Tuesday after he beat Anthony Zino heads-up to take home $291,087. Also finishing in the top five in the event included Darren Elias, Chance Kornuth and Niall Farrell.
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On Wednesday, the focus turned to the partypoker LIVE North American $5,300 Main Event. The event will begin with five Day 1 flights. The first flight was held on Tuesday with 164 entries, in an event that is expected to draw over 2,000 entries for the $10 million guaranteed event.
partypoker will begin streaming coverage of the Main Event on Day 3 on April 30th.
– Over the last week, PokerGo has released previously premium short documentaries on its YouTube channel featuring Phil Hellmuth, Johnny Chan and Chris Moneymaker.
Catch the Johnny Chan documentary below:
– Earlier this week, China made a surprise announcement when they revealed a crack down on social gambling apps beginning on May 1st. In an in-depth report, PokerNewsReport breaks down China’s latest anti-gambling efforts and examines why the country would target play money apps.
– Part Time Poker’s David Huber writes on a recent debate ignited on the 2+2 forums related to poker in Houston.
– With big events across the globe, partypoker LIVE has been on a bit of roll lately. Joey Ingram recently sat down with John Duthie, the president of partypoker LIVE events and a founder of the European Poker Tour to discuss a variety of subjects including attempts to turn the tour into one of the biggest tournament series in the world.
– Profits in Atlantic City casinos were up 23.7% over 2016 in figures released by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement this week.
– Jaime Staples shares his recent experience of final tabling the Big $44 tournament at PokerStars last week, which awarded $4,000 for first place.
– Speaking of vlogs, PokerTube examines the who’s hot and who’s not in the world of poker vlogs.