German crusher Rainer Kempe emerged victorious over Toby Lewis and Chino Rheem to win the big Aussie Millions $25K Challenge this weekend. Meanwhile Poker Twitter blew up with everyone criticizing a post Negreanu made during the week. The PokerStars Pro apologized and shared his thoughts on his blog. And Sensei Channing reflects on his road in poker. All those stories and more in the weekend edition of the Hit and Run.
Not much is going down this week stateside in the poker world, but that's because all the big crushers are down under for the Aussie Millions. Big names like Toby Lewis, Chino Rheem, Kitty Kuo, and Jack Sinclair headline Day 2 of the 25K Challenge while the side events are also awarding big time Aussie bucks. Mike Sexton talks about the early days of poker on the World Poker Tour. And Prahlad Friedman plays an absolutely gross hand on Live at the Bike! All those stories and more are here to kick off your weekend in the Friday Hit and Run.
Hit And Run: Chino Rheem Wins 2019 PCA Main Event For Nearly $1.6 Million; More Reaction To The Passing Of Gavin Smith
Chino Rheem takes down another large prize as he wins first place in the PCA Main Event for nearly $1.6 million, the 2nd largest of his poker career.
WSOP Day 42 Hit and Run: 310 Players Remain with Barry Hutter Holding Lead; Phil Ivey Knocked Out; Phil Hellmuth Apologizes
Phil Ivey busts during Day 4 while 310 players remain heading into Day 4. Phil Hellmuth apologizes and offers olive branch after controversy.
According to an early draft of the 2018 World Series of Poker schedule, there will be 77 events in Las Vegas next year including 12 after Main Event.