Justin Bonomo in the driver’s seat of the Big One for One Drop with Fedor Holz among finalists. Find these stories and more in the Tuesday Hit and Run.
Big One for One Drop Down to Final Table
Justin Bonomo is the chip leader of the $1 million buy-in Big One for One Drop heading into the third and final day on Tuesday. Joining Bonomo at the final table are Fedor Holz, Dan Smith, Rick Salomon and Brian Haverman. With a win in the Big One for One Drop, Bonomo would become the biggest all time money winner in live tournaments. Bonomo currently sits behind Daniel Negreanu and Erik Seidel in the all-time rankings.
With nine major high roller wins during 2018, Bonomo is already having a phenomenal year with notable victories in the Super High Roller Bowl and the Super High Roller Bowl China, each producing $5 million scores.
Here is where chips stand to begin the day:
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The remaining six players will be batting for a $24,840,000 prize pool including $10 million for first place.
|Big One for One Drop Prizes|
Action will pick up at 5:30 PM PT.
Watch the Big One for One Drop
Poker fans can tune into ESPN2 and PokerGo for the final table of the Big One for One Drop beginning at 9 PM ET/6 PM PT with a 30 minute delay.
– As the World Series of Poker winds down, Shaun Deeb will win the WSOP Player of the Year lead, with his two bracelet victories this summer. Deeb is followed by Ben Yu, John Hennigan, Joe Cada and Scott Bohlman on the leaderboard. Despite Deeb sitting at the top of the standings, he is not guaranteed the honor as World Series of Poker Europe events — set for this October — are also included in the standings.
– Joey Ingram returns from his WSOP slumber to interview Phil Galfond to discuss the 2018 WSOP Main Event as well as earning his third bracelet when he won the $10,000 Pot Limit Omaha Hi/Lo or Better Championship.
– 2018 WSOP Main Event runner up Tony Miles generated news after the final hand by accusing Main Event champion John Cynn of “slowrolling” in the immediate aftermath of his victory. Miles has since apologized for being caught up in the moment, while PokerStrategy explains why the practice is frowned upon in poker.
The marathon heads-up match between John Cynn and Tony Miles also highlighted the fatigue that the players had to endure over ten days of the tournament. A chorus of poker players and media members are saying that a break needs to be given to players participating in the Main Event.
– New Jersey online casino numbers were strong again during June with $22.7 million in revenue generated during the month. Golden Nugget continues to reign supreme in the state with $8 million in revenue.
– Mount Airy is one of nine casinos that have applied for a comprehensive Pennsylvania online gambling license.