Guy Dunlap wins a bracelet while “Heezahustla” takes home a bracelet in the $500 No-Limit Hold’em Turbo. Find these stories and more in the Thursday Hit and Run.
Guy Lunlap and Heezahustla win gold bracelets
Guy “PhilLaak” Dunlap is the winner of the latest WSOP bracelet event, the $1,000 Pot Limit Omaha 8-max, outlasting 663 entries for his first WSOP gold bracelet to win a $133,780 place prize after 12 hours. Although Dunlap is a relative unknown, he has racked up over $106k in live tournament winnings along with over six-figures won online.
To take home the title, Dunlap beat Shane Daniels heads-up as well as notables Anthony Zinno (8th – $11,526), Robert Kuhn (15th – $5,416.71), Nathan Gamble (28th – $3,023.28) and Erik Seidel (60th – $2015.52).
If you want to relive the action, you can watch a replay of the final table through Poker Central with commentary from Joey Ingram and David Tuchman. Daniel Negreanu also once again broadcasted during the event, which you can see here. If you haven’t been able to follow much of the WSOP Online action thus far, a good place to start is the WSOP Online Recap Show.
Event #16 WSOP.com $500 No Limit Hold’em Turbo
The World Series of Poker bracelet events keep rolling, this time with the $500 No Limit Hold’em Turbo event held on Thursday night. Players got 30,000 chips to start with late registration available for the first four hours and fifty-five minutes. “Heezeahustla” took home the victory after just 7.5 hours of play, defeating Julian Parmann heads-up as well as an overall field of 1,528 to win a $116,204 first place prize.
Notable players who finished in the money included Ryan Dodd (10th – $7,013), Daniel Negreanu (86th – $1,168) and Kevin MacPhee (121st – $962.64).
– Triton Poker has canceled the Super High Roller Series in London due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The cancelation means that there will be no remaining events for the rest of 2020. The series had been scheduled to run from July 29th to August 13th.
– A fixture on the WSOP Circuit, Bob “Big Tex” Talbot recently passed away at the age of 73. Talbot was best known for his passion for poker and promoting events through the south. Talbot amassed 14 WSOP circuit cashes, compromising most of $106k in live tournament winnings.
– In an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19 at its properties, some Las Vegas casinos have chosen to outlaw smoking at its casinos. The Venetian and Palazzo are no longer allowing smoking or vaping while the Wynn and Encore are now heavily restricting its use.
– In today’s featured poker training video, we look at another episode from Reasons14 “SNG Strategy” series. In this episode, he reviews a hand history from a $33 6-max Sit N Go.
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– Broadcaster Jeff Platt joins The Rake’s Marle Cordeiro and Jamie Kerstetter to talk about the WSOP 2020 Online, an upcoming show on Twitch and how he wants to punch Mike Matusow.
– In his latest vlog, Brad Owen stays some $5/$10 No-Limit from the Bellagio
– Poker player and WPT host Tony Dunst is the latest guest of the Weekly Poker Showdown with Jaime Staples: