The second largest WSOP Main Event field in history saw its first Day 2. Galen Hall took down the Crazy 8's tournament for his first WSOP gold. And Galfond has jumped on the vlog train. It's all here in the Friday Hit and Run.
WSOP Day 37 Hit and Run: Main Event Day 1b Draws 2,381 Players; Dan Matsuzuki and Tim Andrew Win Bracelets
Heading into Day 1c, the 2018 WSOP Main Event has drawn 3,306 players, a 12% increase over the first two flights during 2017 with one flight to go.
WSOP Hit and Run Day 30: Loren Klein and Jay Kwon Win Bracelets; PPA Acquired by Poker Central, Rebranded as Poker Alliance.
Loren Klein won his third WSOP bracelet while Jay Kwon wins his first. Shaun Deeb takes over the lead in the WSOP Player of the Year standings.
Hit and Run: PokerStars Showtime Hold’em Goes Live; PokerStars Portugal Joins European Player Pool; FanDuel Purchased by Paddy Power Betfair
PokerStars Showtime launches in the poker room client in place of Split Hold'em Poker. Meanwhile, Portugal joins the PokerStars European player pool and FanDuel purchased by Paddy Power Betfair.
Hit and Run: $1 Million Pot on Poker After Dark; Pennsylvania House Passes Budget Bill, Clearing Hurdle for Online Gaming
Poker After Dark saw another huge pot on Tuesday after Rick Salomon and Aaron Zang faced off in a hand that led to nearly $1 million for the taking.