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: 34 More Events Announced For 2019 WSOP; Harrah’s Philadelphia Sportsbook Launch Is The State’s 6th
The WSOP has announced an additional 34 events for the 2019 series, which includes a Bracelet Winners Only event, the expansion of Big Blind Antes and larger starting stack sizes.
Hit And Run: Poker Player’s Generosity After PCA Win Gets Mainstream News Attention; Gavin Smith Stories Shared By Friends And Players
David Wellenbach is getting mainstream media attention after vowing to donate his $671k win from the 2019 PCA Main Event to charity.
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.
Hit And Run: Martin Zamani Wins $25,000 PCA High Roller; Chino Rheem Leads Final Table of $10,300 Main Event
Martin Zamani takes down the $25,000 PCA High Roller while Chino Rheem leads the final table of the $10,300 PCA Main Event.