A winner is declared in the partypoker Millions Online. WPT 5 Diamond goes deep into Day 3. Check out these stories and more in the Thursday Hit and Run.

Van Fleet Wins partypoker Millions Online

Jonathan Van Fleet took down the partypoker Millions Online tournament on Thursday to win a $1,027,000 prize, bringing his total to nearly $10 million in online cashes.

The event started off rough on Monday when a glitch made the day extend 45 minutes longer than scheduled. Still, the tournament proved to be successful with 1,047 players joining the tournament, reaching the $5 million guarantee set before the start of the tournament.

Quick Hitters

– Day 2 of the WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic finished on Wednesday with 812 players entering the tournament over the first two days. Mid-day through Day 3, 113 players remained with Daniel Strelitz holding the lead with 828,000 chips. Notables such as Steffen Sontheimer, Dan Colman, Cate Hall, Chino Rheem and Gus Hansen all have at least 100,000 chips.

– Watch Lex Veldhuis fold a huge hand against while streaming a PokerStars session on Twitch (h/t PokerStrategy):

– Scott Blumstein won the 2017 World Series of Poker Main Event last summer, where he won more than $8 million in prize money. CardPlayer recently chatted with Blumstein to about his poker career and how that he has “nothing to prove” in high stakes cash games.

– Offer alert – Bet365 has a new opening offer in the UK, so we recommend you head over to BonusCodePoker to learn more about Bet365 Bet Credits. 18+, T&Cs apply.

– Grinderschool.com classic poker training video of the day is a continuation of the series on Maximizing EV. This episode focuses on the turn and river betting.