“Rush Poker” on PokerStars? No updates from the Full Tilt hearing. And a new WPT event gets underway. It’s all in today’s edition of the PTP Hit and Run.
No news on Full Tilt hearing: Full Tilt Poker was supposed to have a hearing with the Alderney Gambling Control Commission today. We assume that went on, but the hearing was closed to the public, and no statements have been made so far. We’ll let you know if anything breaks.
Rush Poker on PokerStars?: Looks like a version of Full Tilt’s Rush Poker could be coming to PokerStars. Get the lowdown here.
Another November Nine: We have to say, we had no idea that the Partouche Poker Tour Main Event was going on hiatus once it got to the final table. And we have no idea why it’s mimicking the World Series of Poker. Just finish the tournament. Regardless, the tourney is at the final table, and will resume in November. ESPN breaks it all down for you here.
Also, an editorial from BLUFF Europe on luck in tournament poker, and the heater that Sam Trickett, who is at the final table, is on.
Next up on the live poker circuit: The World Poker Tour’s Borgata Poker Open is under way, and surprise surprise, Will Failla is doing well. More here. Vanessa Selbst is currently in second in chips. Live updates from day 1b here.
WSOP on ESPN: More day 3 action is on tap; preview below:
And Gary Wise writes a column about Eoghan O’Dea.
WCOOP: Day 15 is in the books; get a recap here. Ankush “pistons87” Mandavia won the $10K heads-up event, beating Daniel Negreanu along the way.
U.S. regulation update: Some good news for people who want to see regulated online poker in the United States. First, Caesars CEO Gary Loveman was on CNN Money about the future of online poker in the U.S. Read and watch more here.
And more on Massachusetts looking closely at intrastate online poker.