Lauren Roberts finally wins her first major tournament title. Stephen Chidwick and Sean Winter make final tables AGAIN at the US Poker Open. And the Phil Ivey edge-sorting scandal might be heading to the silver screen. Find all those stories and more in this - the weekend edition of the Hit and Run.
After the fearsome festivals that were the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure and the Aussie Millions, the poker world had a bit of a breather this weekend. Blair Hinkle is making a run at the HorseShoe Council Bluffs RunGood event, the WPT’s Vince Van Patten weighs in on the ethical conundrum of gambling, and Macau revenue takes a big hit. Find those stories and so much more in this, the weekend edition of The Hit and Run.
German crusher Rainer Kempe emerged victorious over Toby Lewis and Chino Rheem to win the big Aussie Millions $25K Challenge this weekend. Meanwhile Poker Twitter blew up with everyone criticizing a post Negreanu made during the week. The PokerStars Pro apologized and shared his thoughts on his blog. And Sensei Channing reflects on his road in poker. All those stories and more in the weekend edition of the Hit and Run.
Not much is going down this week stateside in the poker world, but that's because all the big crushers are down under for the Aussie Millions. Big names like Toby Lewis, Chino Rheem, Kitty Kuo, and Jack Sinclair headline Day 2 of the 25K Challenge while the side events are also awarding big time Aussie bucks. Mike Sexton talks about the early days of poker on the World Poker Tour. And Prahlad Friedman plays an absolutely gross hand on Live at the Bike! All those stories and more are here to kick off your weekend in the Friday Hit and Run.
Fresh off the heels of the record-setting PCA, the Aussie Millions is looking to break some records of its own. More love and support is pouring out for Gavin Smith and his family. And several poker pros take up the 10 year challenge. All these stories and more in the weekend edition of the Hit and Run.