Weekend Hit and Run: Catz Wins SHRB, Massey Almighty, and World Poker Tour Returns to Borgata

Tournaments! Tournaments everywhere big and small far as the eye can see! Cary Katz rode a wave of good fortune to take down the London version of the Super High Roller Bowl and also over $2.6 million. Aaron Massey defeated a huge field to win the Borgata Almighty event. And the WPT Borgata kicks off today in Atlantic City. We have all those stories and more in this - the weekend edition of the Hit and Run.

U.S. Poker Media Warns: 80% Online “Shared Liquidity” is NOT Happening Anytime Soon

partypoker decision-maker Rob Yong is taking a "very small peak" at whether the licensed U.S. online poker shared liquidity market could expand to include "80%" or more of all U.S. states and/or adult residents over the next few years. But ongoing feedback from U.S. poker media and industry representatives suggests that licensed U.S. online poker shared liquidity markets are NOT expected to exponentially grow in the short to medium term.

Hit And Run: Venetian Poker Room Panned For “Total Prize Pool” Fine Print For Upcoming Tournament Series; Phil Galfond Completes RIO Stream Week on Twitch

Poker players have widely criticized the Venetian poker room for an October tournament series that features a "total prize pool" instead of a more common "guarantee."