partypoker Monster Series to begin this weekend. PokerStars offering PSPC 2020 Mega Path to 2020 PokerStars Players Championship hopefuls. Find these stories and more in the Tuesday Hit and Run.

partypoker Monster Series to return on September 29

partypoker is bringing back the Monster Series on September 29 through October 7, offering players 201 low-buy tournaments over the course of the series. With buy-ins starting at $0.11 and moving up to $22, the tournaments offer recreational and low stakes players an opportunity to play in tournaments designed just for them. The tournament series promises $2 million in guaranteed prizes.

The Monster Series will culminate with four Main Events on October 6th at four buy-in levels: $0.11, $1.10, $5.50 and $22. The events will guarantee $1,000, $7,500, $30,000 and $100,000, respectively. Monster Series Spin Hyper SNGs will be offered throughout the festival, awarding cash prizes and tickets to the event.

Quick hitters

PokerStars has introduced the PSPC 2020 Mega Path to qualify players for next August’s PokerStars Players Championship with €22,500 entries. The Mega Path includes four steps that you can enter at Step 1 or 2. The Mega Path begins with Stars Rewards Spin & Go, which are essentially free to enter (as they awarded through Stars Rewards Chests). The mega Path then concludes with a direct PSCP qualifier every Sunday. Pokerfuse notes that the early qualifiers yielded significant overlays, giving players perhaps the easiest way to qualify for the PSPC next year.

Steps through the PSCP 2020 Mega Path:

Step 1: Stars Rewards Spin and Go, must finish first to advance. Player must hold ticket to enter Step 1.
Step 2: Sit and Go – available for $2 those holding a ticket. One Step 3 ticket awarded for every 27 entries.
Step 3: MTT available every Sunday, guaranteeing 15 seats to Step 4. Player must hold ticket to enter Step 3.
Step 4: PSPC Qualifier available every Sunday, guarantees 1 ticket to the PSPC. Player must hold ticket to enter Step 4.

– Attorneys for Phil Ivey and the Borgata Casino met for the first time in a live court hearing in relation to the $10.13 million edge-sorting judgment against Phil Ivey. In the hearing, Ivey’s lawyers argued that his WSOP winnings were unlawfully garnished while the state’s gaming bureaucracy was criticized for its failure to act in the case.

– Zach Gruneberg was able to defeat Ben Tollerene heads-up to take home the $10,300 Pot Limit Omaha Main Event title for $384,947.88. It was his third title of the 2019 WCOOP after previously winning the $530 Pot Limit Omaha 6-max and the $530 No Limit Hold’em Midweek Freeze. Other recent big winners included Julio César ‘jucetoor18’ Torres, Sergio ‘VeGeTTo89’ Martí and Rens ‘Rens02’ Feenstra.

– Despite years of rumors, Rounders 2 sequel is still not out of the question. Rounders screenplay writer Mike Koppelman responded to Daniel Negreanu on Twitter hinting that a sequel was still a possibility.

– Tuesday’s featured Grinderschool poker training video is Part 6 of Elliot&ET’s “Play Zoom Poker Series.” In this episode, Elliot&ET focuses on his live play of 3 tables of $25NL 6-max.

Best poker videos on the Internet

Fedor Holz joins Joey Ingram’s Poker Life Podcast for two hours to discuss a variety of poker topics including new training course, Poker Code.

– In his latest vlog, Brad Owen plays a $2/$5 No Limit Hold’em cash game at the South Point in Las Vegas.

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