WPT Choctaw has a winner while William Kassouf sits down with Joey Ingram on the Poker Life podcast. Check out these stories and more in the Tuesday Hit and Run.
WPT Choctaw Won by Brady Holiman
Brady Holiman became the latest World Poker Tour champion after taking down WPT Choctaw on Tuesday, outlasting 755 entries over four days to win a $469,185 first place prize. Holiman defeated Vieto Vo heads-up and a final table that included WPT Champions Tony Roberto and Anthony Zinno plus Christopher Smith and Timothy Domboski. Prior to his win, Holiman had only accumulated $41,962 in recorded live tournament wins.
— Kevin Mathers (@Kevmath) August 7, 2018
With WPT Choctaw in focus, US Poker writes that Oklahoma’s Choctaw is quickly becoming a premier poker destination in the region due to its amenities and action.
Next up on the Main Tour is the WPT Borgata Poker Open, with the $3,700 buy-in Main Event starting on September 16th.
– The always entertaining — or annoying, depending on your perspective — Will Kassouf sat down with Joey Ingram on Tuesday for the Poker Life Podcast for a 1.5 hour discussion on a variety of topics:
– A New Jersey woman won $288,000 while playing Divine Fortune on PlaySugarhouse.com last week. That’s an impressive score on any day of the week but what makes it newsworthy is that she won the money while on a conference call at her job.
– It looks like the PokerStars Stars Rewards VIP program will go live in New Jersey later this year. Players in the state are the only ones currently playing on the poker room’s legacy rewards program.
– The partypoker LIVE Millions Russia Main Event and the Triton Poker High Roller both got underway at the Casino Sochi on Tuesday. The partypoker Live Millions Russia event will run through August 14th while the 3 Million Ruble Triton Poker High Roller will conclude on Wednesday. Catch the action below live from Sochi.