The Michigan online gambling bill that overwhelming passed earlier this month was vetoed by Governor Rick Synder on Friday in a major setback for the state as it looks ahead to 2019.
Hit and Run: Arlie Shaban Earns $30,000 Platinum Pass After Challenge; Chris Moneymaker Awards Platinum Pass In Emotional Giveaway
Arlie Shaban has received a $30,000 PokerStars Platinum Pass after completing 12 challenges, including a controversial one involving Joey Ingram. Meanwhile, Chris Moneymaker gives away a Platinum Pass in an emotional interview with poker player Damon Ferrante.
Hit and Run: Haxton Leads Super High Roller Bowl, Hecklen Wins Big in Prague, and Men The Master Opens Up
Ike Haxton made his way to the top of the chip counts entering the final table of the Super High Roller Bowl. Henrik Hecklen took down the PokerStars EPT Prague €10K High Roller for a cool half million. And we've got an in depth exposé looking at the man they call The Master. It's all here and more in today's Hit and Run.
Hit And Run: partypoker To Introduce My Lounge To Live Events; Michigan Online Poker To Pass in 2018?
partypoker "My Lounge" will be a part of partypoker LIVE Tour events, providing players a place to relax away from the tables starting in 2019. Meanwhile, online poker legislation in Michigan could happen by the end of the year, says lawmaker.
Hit And Run: Steffen Sontheimer With Big Lead In $250,000 Super High Roller Championship At Caribbean Poker Party; Main Event Yields $1 Million Overlay
Steffen Sontheimer has strong lead in $250k SHR Championship at Carribean Poker Party while Main Event hits $1 million overlay.