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.
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.
Hit And Run: PokerStars Testing Side Bets At Poker Tables; Phil Galfond Challenge Starts January 22nd At 8 AM PT
PokerStars has begun testing side bets at No Limit Hold'em tables in certain markets. Meanwhile, the Phil Galfond Challenge gets underway on January 22nd at 11 AM ET.