A huge pot on Poker After Dark. Pennsylvania online gambling regulation gaining steam (again)? Find these stories and more in the Wednesday Hit and Run.
$1 Million Pot Reached on Poker After Dark
Another huge pot on Poker Central’s Poker After Dark was streamed on Tuesday. Rick Salomon and Aaron Zang went toe to toe for a $1 million pot in a $300,000 buy-in $300/$600 No Limit Hold’em game.
Watch the action from start to finish below:
This week Poker After Dark welcomes the likes of Phil Galfond, Bill Perkins, Doug Polk and Brian Rast, among others. Play began at 6 PM ET on Wednesday. Poker fans can watch the action live by joining PokerGo.
– The Pennsylvania House took a big step on Tuesday night when it passed a $1.5 billion budget funding plan by a vote of 102-88. With a budget ongoing crisis, there is an urgency for the Senate and House to come to an agreement and settle on a gambling reform package. If passed, the gaming bill would regulate online poker, online casinos and daily fantasy sports and brick and mortar reforms.
– Winamax prepares for European shared liquidity between France, Italy, Spain and Portugal by signing two sponsored pros — Mustapha Kanit & Adrián Mateos Diaz
— Winamax (@Winamax) October 14, 2017
– John Hesp, a underdog favorite player at this year’s WSOP, was recently interviewed by PokerStrategy’s Barry Carter where he discusses his newfound fame and how his infectious personality led to a ratings spike for ESPN.
– Tomorrow, WSOP Europe will kick off from King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic. Lance Bradley from Pocket Fives takes a look at five events to watch over the next four weeks.
– Grinderschool.com poker training video of the day is a look at a new classic series – Fishing Series. Episode 1 of 7 takes a look at the theory behind exploration of overly passive fish.