Loren Klein wins his fourth WSOP bracelet while two other bracelet winners are crowned. Find these stories and more in the Friday Hit and Run.
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Loren Klein has won his fourth bracelet in as many years after taking down the $2,500 Mixed Big Bet for $127,808. To win the bracelet, Klein defeated Ryan Hughes heads-up and 218 players.
Klein previous bracelets came during the 2016 $1,500 Mixed No Limit Hold’em/Pot Limit Omaha, the 2017 Pot Limit Omaha, the 2018 $10,000 Pot Limit Omaha 8-handed Championship and the $2,500 Mixed Big Bet.
— Matt Clark (@MattClarkPoker) June 21, 2019
Michael Blake is the winner of the $1,000 Super Seniors event, outlasting 2,650 entries over four days. In claiming the title, Blake wins his first bracelet and $359,863 a first place prize. Also finishing with six figure scores were Barry Shulman ($222,295) and Cary Marshall ($162,536).
Aristeidis Moschonas has won the $600 Mixed NLH/PLO Deepstack, defeating 2,403 entries over three days. With the victory, Moschonas earns $194,759 and his first WSOP bracelet after coming back with less than 1/2 of a big blind at one point in the tournament.
23 players began the final day of the $1,500 No Limit Hold’em Bounty hoping to win the $253,933 first place prize. Asi Moshe, a 2-time bracelet winner, held the chip lead as of late evening on Friday.
Stephen Chidwick holds a small chip lead in the $25,000 Pot Limit Omaha with just 9 players remaining including Robert Mizrachi and Erik Seidel as players seek out the $1.6 million first place prize.
A total of 968 players have entered the $1,000/$10,000 Ladies No Limit Hold’em with 63 remaining and Nancy Matson holding the chip lead at the time of this writing. The winner is set to receive a $167,308 first place prize.
Baitai Li holds the chip lead in the the $2,500 No Limit Hold’em with 46 players remaining near the end of Day 2 at the time of this writing. The event will award $427,399 to first place.
Brian Hastings holds the chip lead in the $10,000 Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw. A total of 17 players remain vying for the $273k first place prize.
Friday’s action sees the start of the $1,500 Monster Stack and the $2,500 Mixed Omaha 8/b and Stud 8/b.
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On Friday, poker fans can tune into the $1,500 No Limit Hold’em Bounty Final table on CBS Access, which is available for a monthly $5.99 subscription. Tomorrow the $25,000 Pot Limit Omaha final table will be streamed on PokerGo and CBS All Access.
– After Maine passed sports betting this week, the governor is expected to sign the bill meaning sports betting could be live in the state by September.
– Survivor contestant Shirin Oskooi is the latest reality TV star who is trying their hand at poker. Robert Mariano and Tyson Apostol are among the previous Survivor champions that have tried their hand at poker. Meanwhile, Brandon Steven is getting back into poker after paying $1.1 million in his illegal bambling case
– A look at poker revenue figures for brick and mortar Pennsylvania casinos from 2017, 2018 and 2019.
– In Friday’s Grinderschool classic poker training video of the day, we take a look at Colossos’ “Cash Games with Colossos” series. In this episode, Colossos plays four tables of $0.05/$0.10 and discusses interesting hands that came up.
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– Off the heels of his second place finish in the $10,000 Stud Championship, Daniel Negreanu is back to the grind as he plays the $25,000 Pot Limit Omaha.
– Andrew Neeme is at a $1,100 tournament during the Wynn Summer Classic where $70,000 is up for grabs: