This weekend saw the World Series of Poker in full force, and an incredible FOUR bracelets were awarded on Saturday alone. On Friday night Femi Fashakin won the Big 50 (the largest poker tournament of all time) for over $1.1 million. Isaac Baron captured his first bracelet in the $1,500 6-max event. Murilo Souza came back to claim victory in the $1,500 HORSE event. Brett Apter won his first bracelet in the $1,500 Shootout. And Sean Swingruber dominated the 10K Heads-Up. Meanwhile Robert Mizrachi leads the $10,000 Omaha Eight or Better final table and big names advance in the 10K Deuce. We have all those stories and more in this - the weekend edition of the Hit and Run.
Weekend Hit and Run: Rabichow Leads MILLIONS Final Table, Yoon Wins PPM High Roller, and Negreanu’s Technical Difficulties
The biggest tournament series this weekend was the 2019 partypoker MILLIONS LIVE North America in Montreal, and after four intense days, it's Kevin Rabichow leading the main event final table. Meanwhile Brian Yoon took down the $10k High Roller for $300k. And Daniel Negreanu's staking offer hit a snag. We have all those stories and more in the weekend edition of the Hit and Run.
As is usually the case on the poker calendar this time of year, there was precious little to report on in the way of tournaments. The WSOP is right around the corner and this week is the calm breath before the storm. But of course there were still plenty of goings on. Panagiotis Panagiotidis won the PokerNews Cup for €18,450. And have you not heard? Daniel Negreanu and Amanda Leatherman got hitched.
PartyPoker pro Ludovic Geilich leads the final 16 players as the 2019 Merit Poker Classic reaches Day 5. Nadya Magnus carries the overall chip lead into Day 2 at the HPT East Chicago. And Jamie Gold talks about his landmark 2006 WSOP victory. We have all those stories and more in the weekend edition of the Hit and Run.
Manig Loeser claimed victory in the €5,300 Main Event for over €600,000. Frenchman Benjamin Pollak took home the trophy in the €25,000 High Roller after a deal with Koray Aldemir. And there were plenty of $100,000 pots on Live at the Bike this month. We have all those stories and more in this - the weekend edition of the Hit and Run.