WPT Montreal completes Day 3. A look at potential Pennsylvania online poker providers. Find these stories and more in the Tuesday Hit and Run.

WPT Montreal Finishes Day 3

The Main Event World Poker Tour Montreal completed Day 3 on Tuesday with 16 players remaining. Eric Afriat holds a strong chip lead with 2.4 million versus Curt Kohlberg’s 1.8 million.

After WPT Montreal concludes on Thursday, the tour will then head to Sanya from November 16th to 21st.

In other WPT news, Vikash Mantri won the first WPT India Main Event for approximately $92,000 in prizes.

Tony Dunst will take over the WPT anchor chair from Mike Sexton in early 2018. PocketFives goes in-depth with Dunst before he becomes the face of the WPT.

Quick Hitters

– Reaction from Chris Ferguson’s Player of the Year honor continues to trickle in. This time instead of focusing on Ferguson’s past transgressions, Barry Carter examines whether min-cashing — which Ferguson mastered to an art form, is a sign of poker skill?

– Dan Lowery has a big cash in the 2017 WSOP Circuit Choctaw Main Event with a $258,784 win and a gold ring.

– More speculation on which Pennsylvania poker providers could go live when the market launches, which expected some time in the middle of 2018.

– According to Jamie Gold, he is halfway to his goal of raising and donating $1 billion over the last 10 years since his 2006 WSOP Main Event victory.

– Grinderschool.com classic poker training video of the day is part 8 of the Professional SNG play series. This episode is a live session of Againstime, where he plays full ring and short handed.