High stakes pro Jason Koon continues his attack on Triton by winning the final event in the High Roller series. The World Poker Tour looks to entice player participation with a sweetener to their Tournament of Champions. And we've got more and more developments from the sports betting world, and how it effects poker. It's here and much more in the weekend edition of the Hit and Run.
New York Assemblyman Gary Pretlow has upped the ante for NY online poker bill A 5250, which the state lawmaker believes will pass if it makes it to the Assembly floor.
Hit and Run: New Jersey Likely to Go Live With Sports Betting by Mid June; Huge Prize Pools in Triton Short Deck Games
New Jersey will likely become the 1st state to bring sports betting to their state after the Supreme Court's PAPSA ruling on Monday.
Hit and Run: The Largest Ever Televised Cash Game Pot?; Mikita Badziakouski Wins $2.5 Million at 2018 Triton Super High Roller
Last night saw what is believed to be the largest televised cash game pot in poker history, a €1.8 million pot during a Triton Poker High Roller Series in Montenegro.
Hit and Run: PokerStars Removes Split Hold’em; Reaction from Players and Leagues to SCOTUS PAPSA Decision
PokerStars Split Hold'em was removed from the client on Monday after a 6-week trial period. Showtime, another new game, could be tested within weeks.
The UK government will soon restrict wagering limits on Fixed-Odds Betting Terminals to £2, according to Bloomberg. New UKGC rules are expected to have an enormous impact on brick & mortar betting shops throughout the United Kingdom.