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The Triton series in Jeju finished up this weekend with Timothy Adams hoisting the trophy and a ridiculous $3.6 million. Meanwhile, the 888 Live event in Bucharest has reached its Day 3 with Zhiping Zeng leading the way. And the Charlie Carrel bankroll challenge is back on YouTube. We've got those stories and much more in this, the weekend edition of the Hit and Run.
Michael Dyer relinquished a HUGE chip lead to Tony Miles who now holds command of the Main Event with three left. Joe Cada fell short in 5th place. And Shaun Deeb shipped his second bracelet of the summer. It's all here in the weekend edition of the Hit and Run.
After a bundle of bracelets being awarded over the weekend, the action slowed a bit on Monday with no one player winning poker's most coveted prize. But that doesn't mean there wasn't still plenty of action. The $10k Pot Limit Omaha Championship reached its final six with two-time bracelet winner Brandon Shack-Harris leading the way. The $1500 Razz made its final nine. And author Maria Konnikova was named to Team PokerStars. It's all here in the Tuesday Hit and run.
This Father's Day weekend saw bracelet after bracelet awarded. Johnny "World" Hennigan conquered the 10K HORSE event for his 5th career bracelet. A particularly brutal river card lifted Gal Yilfrach over James Mackey in the 3k 6-max event. And somehow three more events crowned their champion with Hanh Tran, Ryan Bambrick, and Steven Albini all taking home their first WSOP gold. How did they do it? Their story along with news about Doyle Brunson's retirement in this weekend's Hit and Run.