Cards are in the air for the WSOP main event final table. And WTF is Howard Lederer doing at the Poker Hall of Fame ceremony? It’s all in our daily wrap-up of the world of poker, the Hit and Run.

The November Nine: It is finally underway — the final table of the World Series of Poker main event. You can watch right now on a delay from now until there are two players left at ESPN2. You can get live updates here. Check out our primer here, or get more info on the final table at

Also at the WSOP:
–A look at the scene beforehand:

–Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland join the Hall of Fame.
–More interestingly, Howard Lederer showed his face at the induction ceremony. More here from Wicked Chops Poker.
Mark Newhouse got booed after saying the field was softer this year than last year, when he also made the November Nine.
A cool infographic showing the road to the November Nine.

Quick hitters:
–The World Poker Tour bestbet Bounty Scramble is near a final table, and most of the big names are gone (Christian Harder 10th, Jamie Gold 17th). Live updates here. And updates from the WPT500 Nottingham.
— Victoria Coren Mitchell blogs.
When should you show a losing hand?
–Check out this hand involving Phil Ivey.
Don’t make these mistakes when setting poker goals.
The week in poker podcasts.
–Reports from the Battle of Malta and the Mid-States Poker Tour Meskwaki.