Cards are in the air at the World Series of Poker, with big names looming in the first open-field event. It’s all in our daily wrap-up of the world of poker, the Hit and Run.
What went on at the World Series of Poker yesterday? And what’s going on today? We’ll keep you updated here daily. To see what you missed on Wednesday, and what everyone’s talking about at the Rio, check out our daily running blog, WSOP Daily Notes.
Event #1: $565 Casino Employees No-Limit Hold’em
After day 1, there are just 51 players left, playing for the top prize of $75K. Defending champ Chad Holloway is out, but the reigning runner-up, Corey Emory, is still in.
Updates here. Play resumes at 1 p.m. Vegas time.
Event #2: $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em
A little more than half the starting field is gone in this pro-heavy event. Darryl Ronconi, who has nearly a million dollars in WSOP cashes, is the chip leader. Notables near the top of the chip counts include Martin Jacobson, Joseph Cheong and Greg Merson. Antonio Esfandiari and Phil Hellmuth are among the first day survivors.
Play resumes at 2 p.m. Updates here.
Event #3: $1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better
Event #4: $3,000 No-Limit Hold’em Shootout
Here’s a full schedule of the day’s events.
–A closer look at the demo PokerStars ran in California promoting online poker.
–PokerStars tells us why we should be watching poker on Twitch.
–Updates from Eureka Hamburg and APPT Macau.
–An interview with Mike “SirWatts” Watson on his two SCOOP wins.
–Pennsylvania lawmakers pen an op-ed stating their case for regulated online gaming.
|Don't want to deposit? Try free bankrolls.|
Major room, easy qualify
Good for MTT / SNGs Only
|Complete Online Poker Room Reviews|
|Bet365 Bonus Code: PBONUS|
|PlanetWin365 Promotion Code: 5CGQYAAAABZGE3TB|
|888 Poker Review and Bonus|
|Sky Casino and Poker Review|
Online since 2004, PartTimePoker.com brings together a unique combination of top-paying poker rakeback and prop offers and a variety of poker-related content including poker news, strategy articles, free poker training reviews and the latest Poker News and Gossip. PartTimePoker.com - your best source for online poker.
PTP offers several rakeback and free bankroll offers for our viewers. If you're not familiar with rakeback, read our guide to online poker rakeback. To learn how much you could be earning with rakeback, check out our rakeback calculator.
Free and no deposit bankrolls (also called free poker money) are essentially promotional deals we've arranged with rooms where they give you a small amount of money (usually $10-$150) started.