Venividi wins in Day 30 of the Galfond Challenge. PokerStars announces Sunday Storm anniversary event. Check out these stories and more in the Friday Hit and Run.
Venividi now up over €260k in Galfond Challenge
Venividi stopped some of Phil Galfond’s momentum in Day 30 of the Galfond Challenge on Thursday. It was a back and forth day where the lead switched ten times, but Venividi ultimately finished the day up €26,992.32, extending his lead to €260,616.44.
The pair have now played 18,970 hands out of 25,000. Action picks up tomorrow at 11 AM ET, where poker fans can watch it unfold via the Run It Once Poker Twitch channel. If you missed Friday’s play, you can check out the last portion of the challenge below:
– Earlier this week, we saw the 14th anniversary of the PokerStars Sunday Million event. Now next month, PokerStars will be celebrating the 9th anniversary of its flagship small stakes tournament. On April 26th, the PokerStars Sunday Storm will feature a $1 million guaranteed prize pool, which players can enter for the usual $11 entry fee. The winner of the event will be guaranteed at least $100,000.
– Online Poker Report provides an update on the ongoing Wire Act case involving the New Hampshire Lottery which could (but has not yet) affect future online gambling regulation in the United States.
– Two Plus Two’s Mason Malmuth has unveiled the preliminary cover of their next book entitled History of the World from a Gamblers Perspective, which goes over notable events where historical figures made impressive real-life gambles. Malmuth, who co-wrote the book with Antonio Carrasco, says it should be released in June.
– Classic episodes of High Stakes Poker are now available on PokerGo. On Thursday, PokerGo also premiered Run it Back with Remko where Daniel Negreanu helps break down a classic episode of High Stakes Poker. Watch a preview below? Sign-up for PokerGo to watch content from this classic series.
– The winner of the Sunday Million 14th anniversary turned $4 into a $1.1 million first-place prize. Today, he was profiled in a feature posted on the PokerStars, where he tells his story.
– In today’s featured poker training video, we continue our look at Season 2 of Carroters’ “Poker Resus” series, where he highlights PokerStars Zoom strategy. In this episode, Carroters goes over a student’s homework and suggests cutting down on volume while going through a bad run.
Best poker videos on the Internet
– Joey Ingram helps break down the highlights from Thursday’s Galfond Challenge between Phil Galfond and Venividi. Can’t get enough Ingram? Check out some highlights from the Run It Once Poker stream.
– In the latest episode of the Weekly Poker Showdown, Jaime Staples sits down with Kristen Bicknell to discuss a variety of poker topics: