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.
Weekend Hit and Run: Schemion Wins $1K PCA National, Greenwood Wins $100K HR, and Kempe On Top of the Main
With the PSPC a remarkable success, the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure now looks ahead to their main events in the Bahamas. Familiar names came out on top again this weekend with Ole Schemion taking down the $1K PCA National, Sam Greenwood claiming victory in the $100K Super High Roller, and Rainer Kempe leading the PCA Main after Day 1. All those stories and more in the weekend edition of the Hit and Run.
The PokerStars Players Championship gets under way in the Bahamas and is already the largest $25k buy-in in poker history. Celebrities, Journalists, Pros, and Athletes alike are all playing in the year's most talked-about event. Plus we have more stories from the Bahamas, the week's best YouTube vids, and predictions for 2019. You can find all that and more in the weekend edition of the Hit and Run.
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: Bathroom Prop Bet Meets Its End With $62,000 Buyout; WPT Five Diamond Poker Classic Underway
A highly debated $100,000 prop bet involving two poker players has reached an end with a $62k buyout after Rich Alati spends 20 successful days in a dark bathroom.