Phil Galfond continues his struggles in Day 5 of the Galfond Challenge against online poker pro Venividi, and is now down just over €327k with over 12% of the challenge complete.
Weekend Hit and Run: Watson Wins Aussie Open, Givens Reigns at Borgata, and Latest on Scheinberg Arrest
The tournament scene was vibrant the world over this weekend. Following the conclusion of the Aussie Millions, Mike Watson found victory in the inaugural Australian Poker Open $10k. Will Givens picked up another trophy in Borgata defeating Anthony Zinno heads-up. And we have all the latest on PokerStars founder Isai Scheinberg's arrest and surrender in the U.S. You can find all those stories and more in this - the weekend edition of the Hit and Run.
Forbes Magazine reports that former PokerStars owner Isai Scheinberg has surrendered to U.S. authorities to face criminal charges linked to the site's operations within the American market prior to April 2011. See how veteran poker players and industry representatives are reacting to the news.
Hit And Run: Vincent Wan Wins 2020 Aussie Millions Main Event: Phil Galfond Down €154k Through Three Days Of Galfond Challenge Against Venividi
Vincent Wan took down the 2020 Aussie Millions Main Event early Saturday in Australia to win the equivalent of $907,196 after a grueling 15 hour final day.
Hit And Run: 17 More Events Revealed Of WSOP 2020 Schedule; Brian Altman Wins WPT Lucky Hearts Open For Second Time
The World Series of Poker announced an additional 17 events for its 2020 WSOP schedule on Thursday including a $250k SHR and a Mystery Bounty event.
Hit And Run: PokerStars Announces Largest Ever Sunday Million For 14th Anniversary; Galfond Challenge Begins With €72k Loss; Doug Polk Again Criticizes Global Poker Awards
PokerStars announced its largest guaranteed ever, a $12.5 million prize pool for the March 22nd Sunday Million, celebrating the room's 14th anniversary.