Will Berry goes into the WPT Choctaw final table with chip lead. Cards are in the air for partypoker MILLIONS North America. Check out these stories and more in the Tuesday Hit and Run.
Tournament resumes May 31st in Las Vegas
The final table of WPT Choctaw No Limit Hold’em Main Event has been set. Will Berry is the current chip leader of the final six, after outlasting 577 entries through three days. The tournament will now pause before reconvening on May 31st at the HyperX Esports Arena located at the Luxor in Las Vegas, where it will be recorded for broadcast.
Berry will head into the final table with 1.3 million chip lead over Craig Varnell, who currently sits second in chips. The remaining players will be aiming for the 1st place prize of $379,990.
– The partypoker LIVE MILLIONS North America CA $10,300 Main event got underway on Tuesday with the first of two Day 1 flights. Held at the Playground Poker Club in Kahnawake, Quebec, Canada, the tournament is guaranteeing a $5 million prize pool. Poker fans can keep up with the action from Montreal via live updates from Poker News and through the partypoker Twitch Channel. partypoker will begin coverage of the Main Event beginning on Thursday.
– Check out the latest update from the PokerStars SCOOP, where Guilherme ‘guilherme12’ Decourt won not one but two events, becoming the first player this SCOOP to win two events in a day. The SCOOP continues through May 26th.
– ICYMI: One month after closing 277 bot accounts, partypoker reported that during the month of April that they deleted an additional 94 bot accounts. Many of the accounts were closed as a result of player reports.
– Heading down to the 2019 World Series of Poker? There are plenty of great food options available to players, which Poker News breaks down in their 2019 report.
– Part Time Poker’s David Huber takes a look at Responsible Affiliates in Gambling, a new organization formed in the United Kingdom to foster education and training of affiliate marketers.
– In Tuesday’s featured classic Grinderschool poker training video, Carroters continues his “Poker Resus” series where he goes attempts to help a student during a downswing. In this episode, Carroters discusses blind defense.
Best poker videos on the Web
– A mainstream media report from CNBC on the money behind professional poker:
– Andrew Neeme introduces a new non-poker channel while reporting in from South Point Las Vegas for a meetup game.
– Meanwhile, Brad Owen’s latest vlog is from Run It Up Reno, focusing on the meet-up game that while in Rio, where he discusses one of the biggest downswings of his poker career.
– Joey Ingram plugs Advanced Poker Training in his latest YouTube video post.