Kailou Sow wins the last PokerStars Championship of 2017. Daniel Negreanu shares his thoughts about the recently announced PokerStars Players Championship. Find these stories and more in the Monday Hit and Run.
Sow Wins PSC Prague Main Event
Kailou Sow is the winner of the PokerStars Championship Prague Main Event after he outlasted a field of 855 to win €675,000.
In the victory, Sow beat Jason Wheeler heads-up but not before the two agreed to a deal which guaranteed €570,000 in prize money to the pair.
The event marked the last PokerStars Championship of 2017 and one of the final PokerStars branded events before the return of the European Poker Tour, Asian Pacific Poker Tour and the Latin American Poker Tour next year.
— PokerStars LIVE (@PokerStarsLIVE) December 18, 2017
– In a recent interview with PokerNews, Daniel Negreanu reacted to the announcement of the PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em championship by saying it is just what players are looking for. “I think it’s awesome. Really, when you think about it from a poker player’s perspective, what do they want out of a tournament?”
Meanwhile, US Poker’s Martin Derbyshire says that while the $9 million in added packages is a great thing, it isn’t a new idea.
– Libratus creators have released more information about the poker bot that defeated top pros earlier this year, which they said has reached “superhuman performance.”
– Watch Jackie Wang try to angle shoot on this hand vs Farah Galfond on Poker After Dark last week. Fortunately, it looks like the two made up afterwards.
— Farah Galfond (@Farah_Galfond) December 13, 2017
– Grinderschool video of the day takes a look at the use of Heads-up displays in Pot Limit Omaha in the “Key Concepts in PLO” series. In Episode 6, find out how to tell the difference between a good and bad player while using a HUD.