Allen Chang wins a WSOP bracelet from $1k No Limit Hold’em Freezeout. Mike Matusow apologizes for behavior during WSOP event in which he was knocked out after two hands. Find these stories and more in the Monday Hit and Run.
Allen Chang wins WSOP Online Event #5
Allen Chang is the winner of Event #5, the $1,000 No Limit Hold’em Freezeout in which he dominated much of the final table. In winning the tournament, Chang takes home his first WSOP bracelet and a $161,286 first place prize. Chang has racked up over $215k in live tournament winnings with his previous best coming via a 7th place finish in the 2010 Borgata Spring Poker Open.
Other notable top finishers in the event included Ryan Laplante (11th), Connor Drinan (35th) and Joseph Cheong (40th).
Relive the final table with coverage on the WSOP Twitch channel.
Next up: The PLO8 6-Handed
Monday’s bracelet event was Event #6, the $600 buy-in PLO8 6-Handed. As of late Monday, 33 players remained. Keep up with the action throughout the night via live updates from WSOP.com. The final table is expected to begin at 4 AM ET.
– Mike Matusow’s appearance in the $1,000 No Limit Hold’em Freezeout was a short one as he busted out after just two hands. His frustration in the tournament got the best of him, which lead to a tirade in which Matusow threatened the player on his stream. Matusow later apologized saying that he “got caught up in the moment.”
Last night’s Matusow Meltdown abridged. (1/3) pic.twitter.com/85c1FC2EUM
— 🃏David K Lappin🃏 (@dklappin) July 6, 2020
Mike Matusow says a lot of things, but a recent comment on Twitter indicates he might be taking a step away from poker (this was before his recent appearance in the $1k NLHE Freezeout.
yes i agree 100% its why i have removed myself from our game! Keep chin up my friend! https://t.co/N5HHCvaVTo
— Mike Matusow (@themouthmatusow) June 30, 2020
– An error at the Bellagio sportsbook allowed sports bettors to win $250k on bets for games that had already begun. Over the weekend, around 50 bets were placed on South Korean and Chinese baseball that had already started. One of the bets included a $137,107 win on a 10-team parlay. Nevada regulators are deciding whether to make the casino payout the winnings.
– In Monday’s featured poker training video, we continue our look at Reasons14 “SNG Strategy” video series. In this episode, Reasons14 plays a session of $6 18-man and $119 and 6-man Turbo Sit N Gos.
Best poker videos on the Internet
– Daniel Negreanu is back with his second vlog of the 2020 WSOP Online Series as he hopes to make a deep run in the $1,000 Freezeout:
– In his new weekly news show, Joey Ingram goes over recent hot topics including Daniel Negreanu’s health transformation as well as a $350k Bad Beat Jackpot controversy on BetOnline:
– Brad Owens sits down for a 2/5 No Limit Hold’em game at the Orleans in his latest vlog:
– Poker Central continues their look back at past main events as they showcase Day 1 of the 2007 WSOP Main Event: