PokerStars has already awarded over 200 Platinum Passes to the PokerStars Players Championship in January with another 100 more yet to be given away.
PartyPoker lowered the guarantees on several of their tournaments in the PowerFest series much to the ire of the poker community. Erkut Yilmaz battled back to win the WPT Borgata Poker Open and over half a million. And we've got more reviews on PokerStars' latest venture into virtual reality. It's all here and more in the weekend edition of the Hit and Run.
Hit and Run: US Regulated Sportsbetting Gets Big Test From FanDuel NJ Sportsbook Controversy; Steve O’Dwyer Wins Powerfest Event For $897k
The FanDuel NJ Sportsbook's initial refusal to pay a $82,000 win on incorrect odds opens up a debate about fairness and integrity in U.S. sportsbetting.
Hit and Run: Poker Central Launches Friday Night Poker; William Kassouf Parts Ways With Grosvenor Poker After Stealing $100 Chips
Friday Night Poker to debut on Facebook Watch This Friday for a 13 week run. William Kassouf announces departure from Grosvenor Poker after an incident where he was caught palming $100 chips.
Brady Holiman is the latest WPT champion after winning WPT Choctaw. Meanwhile, William Kassouf chats with Joey Ingram on the Poker Life podcast.