All the poker world can talk about this week is the WSOP Main Event final table which kicks off Sunday night in Las Vegas. The final table will be spread over three days, and will finish up on Tuesday. But even while Main Event rolls on, other events are being played and other bracelets awarded. Several this weekend alone including Keith Tilston winning the 100K High Roller, which meant denying Daniel Negreanu more hardware yet again. We have all that and more in this - the weekend edition of the Hit and Run.
Weekend Hit and Run: Bracelets for Baron, Souza, Fashakin and Swingruber, Mizrachi Leads 10K 08, and Big Names Make Deuce Day Two
This weekend saw the World Series of Poker in full force, and an incredible FOUR bracelets were awarded on Saturday alone. On Friday night Femi Fashakin won the Big 50 (the largest poker tournament of all time) for over $1.1 million. Isaac Baron captured his first bracelet in the $1,500 6-max event. Murilo Souza came back to claim victory in the $1,500 HORSE event. Brett Apter won his first bracelet in the $1,500 Shootout. And Sean Swingruber dominated the 10K Heads-Up. Meanwhile Robert Mizrachi leads the $10,000 Omaha Eight or Better final table and big names advance in the 10K Deuce. We have all those stories and more in this - the weekend edition of the Hit and Run.
Hit And Run: partypoker Closes Nearly 300 Bot Accounts, Refunds $734k; 1999 Limit Omaha WSOP Bracelet For Sale On Ebay
partypoker has closed 277 accounts using bots over the last three months while refunding $734,000 to affected players on the online poker room.
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.