WSOP Hit and Run: Main Event; Negreanu Offers $100k Freeroll (Strings Attached); Changes Coming to GN

The 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event opening flights continue. Is Pennsylvania closing in on online poker legalization? Daniel Negreanu offers StealthMunk a $100k “Freeroll” challenge bet.

WSOP roundup

Event #65: $1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better: Final Report

Daniel Idema has appeared at three final tables this summer. His record is 1st, 3rd, and 6th. Idema came up short of his second bracelet of 2015 on Sunday, finishing 3rd in the Stud 8 tournament. Still, a deep run in the Main Event, or a strong showing at the WSOP Europe in Berlin later this year could result in a Player of the Year nod for the Canadian pro.

Event #66: $777 LUCKY SEVENS No-Limit Hold’em: Updates

Matt Matros and Faraz Jaka headline the final table of the Lucky 7’s tournament.

Event #67: $10,000 Dealers Choice Championship: Final Report

Quinn Do picked up his second career WSOP bracelet on Sunday in the $10k Dealer’s Choice tournament. Do’s first bracelet win came way back in 2005.

Event #68: WSOP Main Event Day 1a: Updates

The WSOP suffered a nominal year over year decline, as 741 players took part in Day 1a of the 2015 WSOP Main Event compared to 771 last year. 480 of those players will move on to Day 2 of the tournament, including Jonathan Duhamel, Mike Matusow, and Jorryt Van Hoof.

Starting Today:

The Main Event! Day 1b.

WSOP Quick Hitters

PTP’s Alex Weldon offers more insights into the recent accusations of collusion in WSOP Sit & Go tournaments.

Matt Glantz wonders if the ongoing issues at the 2015 WSOP will impact Main Event attendance.

Non-WSOP Quick Hitters

Carey Katz was instrumental in creating the Aria Super High Roller Bowl structure, and it seems to have been a structure many people enjoyed.

The Pennsylvania legislature is trying to come up with a budget for 2016 and by most accounts online gambling still has a legitimate chance to be part of the state’s future, but there are still issues to overcome.

And just when we thought prop bets and challenge bets couldn’t get any weirder…

Golden Nugget is switching online casino platforms in New Jersey. Goodbye Bally Tech; hello NYX.

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