Patrik Antonius won the €10,000 event in the tournament series that bears his name. The Global Poker Award winners were announced. And Phil Galfond is back on Twitch. We have all those stories and more in this, the weekend edition of the Hit and Run.
Patrik Antonius Wins the PAPC €10,200 Championship Event
It’s been quite a week for the handsome Finne as Patrik Antonius launched the PAPC this week (The Patrik Antonius Poker Challenge. And wouldn’t you know it, he actually won his own event for a cool €78,100.
The event was held at the Olympic Park Casino, and while the turnout was a little small – only 20 entrants, everyone seemed to view it as a success.
“It’s always a very good feeling to win a tournament,” noted Antonius after the victory.
Here are the quick final table payouts courtesy of PokerNews:
Global Poker Awards Names Winners
But the biggest story this weekend might have been the Global Poker Awards. The Awards show, which was previously held in Beverly Hills, moved to the lovely PokerGo studio for its latest iteration. All the big poker stars came out for this one, which was streamed live and free of charge on PokerGo.
The biggest awards probably went to Justin Bonomo for Moment of the Year and Ali Imsirovic for Breakout Player of the Year.
But for a complete breakdown of the winners along with their nominees, click here for an excellent breakdown.
-Of course we have to check in with our pal Robbie over at Cardplayerlifestyle.com. Robbie has been writing about his experiences in Russia and documented it all in a great blog entitled “2019 EPT Sochi: Poker Without Borders.” Read all about what it was like experiencing Russia (and poker IN Russia) for the very first time.
-Meanwhile over at CardPlayer, the site has another nice article up from ‘Dealer Chick.” In this one she talks about the duality of how to handle rude players who are also great tippers.
-Over on PokerCentral the coverage has been all about the Global Poker Awards. And recent GPA award winner Drew Amato is back with another edition of “Through the Lens.” In this latest article we get a showcase of all the nominees, and of course winner, from this weekend’s show.
-Heading on over to the World Poker Tour’s website, the company proudly reflects on the record-breaking fields and prize money that they awarded for March.
-And finally, back on PokerNews the site is back again with their series “Off the Felt,” where they take a look at a bit of the lighter side of poker. Tweets, Instagram, all social media posts are highlighted in this series. And this week’s entry is no exception – check it out to see axe-throwing, Bonomo trading cards, and much more.
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-More Global Poker Awards stuff? Well, if you insist. PokerNews is back analyzing the awards with the question: Which Players and Events Got Overlooked at the Global Poker Awards?
-Run It Once is back putting the CEO front and center. Everybody enjoys watching Galfond play and stream. So let’s give the people what they want: here he is at it again:
-And let’s end with Charlie Carrel. The young Brit has a few words for Mr. Doug Polk:
That’s all for this week! Keep coming back every day to PartTimePoker for your daily updates on all the action in the poker world.
Keith Woernle is a writer, comedian, and semi-pro poker player based out of New Jersey. He was a producer for season 10 of the World Poker Tour. Keith won a WSOP circuit ring in 2011. He likes poker a lot. Follow or contact him on Twitter @WoernlePoker