Dan Colman fails to close out a big tournament. And what will happen in Vegas with the November Nine? It’s all in our daily wrap-up of the world of poker, the Hit and Run.
Colman loses?: So, Dan Colman was at the final table of the super high roller event at the Asia Championship of Poker in Macau. But he didn’t win. Instead, it was Steve O’Dwyer taking the title for about $1.8 million. Report here. Colman took seventh, and Joseph Cheong was fifth.
Also, could Colman win all of the major player of the year races?
November Nine predictions: We’re about a week away from the November Nine, and the conclusion of the final table of the World Series of Poker main event. What will happen when play resumes? PokerNews.com’s staff tells you what they think.
Negreanu+controversy, Ivey+weed: This week’s Forum Files includes threads about the two biggest names in poker, Phil Ivey and Daniel Negreanu. And the poker community increasingly looks like it is going to seriously challenge PokerStars for all of its recent unpopular decisions. Check out what the poker community is saying about them here.
–Vanessa Selbst is featured in United Airlines Hemispheres magazine.
–The Santa Ysabel tribe is planning on offering online poker in California in the near future.
–A Mexican casino wants to host high-stakes poker players.
–Maybe online high-stakes games aren’t dead, as Kagome Kagome returns to win half a million.
–Learn how you can win a seat on the televised show, The Shark Cage.
–PokerStars seems to be taking its time in New Jersey.
–The Poker Players Alliance has a voters guide if you are interested in voting for or against candidates based on their stances on online gaming.
—Interview with Brandon Shack-Harris, who was the runner-up for the WSOP player of the year title.
–Hank Azaria mentions poker in an interview with Esquire.
–Jon “apestyles” Van Fleet debuts on CardRunners with a free training video: