A second bracelet is awarded at the WSOP while Phil Hellmuth seeks a 15th bracelet in the $3k Shootout. Delaware to become the first state to offer sports betting after Supreme Court decision. Find these stories and more in the WSOP Hit and Run.

Results at the 2018 WSOP

Jordan Hufty won the $565 Casino Employees No Limit Hold’em tournament to win $61,909 and a gold bracelet. Hufty outlasted 566 entries, including Day 1 leader Jodie Sanders to take down the title.

Ongoing Action

In Event #3, the $3,000 No Limit Hold’em Shootout, 50 players remain out of 363 entries. Arne Ruge holds a modest chip lead with a bunch of notables still remaining including Joe Cada, Phil Hellmuth, Joe McKeehen and Kenny Hallaert. The 50 players will be seated on 10 tables beginning at noon. Phil Hellmuth, who recently garnered controversy after charging a 1.8x markup, is vying for his record 15th WSOP bracelet.

Event #4, the $1500 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better attracted 911 entries during the first day. Dao Bac holds the chip lead among the 296 remaining players with Layne Flack, Jeff Madsen, Mike Matusow and John Racener among the notables still alive. The field will reconvene at 2 PM Pacific Time.

Upcoming Excitement

Two new events begin today, the $100,000 No Limit Hold’em High Roller (Event #5) and the $365 Giant No Limit Hold’em event (Event #6).

The $100,000 High Roller, which begins at 3 PM PT will be sure to attract some big names and perhaps some who did well during the $300,000 Super High Roller Bowl earlier this week. Meanwhile, the first day of The Giant will will start at 7 PM PT and consist of 31 days of Day 1 action before Day 2 begins on June 30th.

Keep up with the WSOP

In addition to daily updates on Part Time Poker, you can find live updates on WSOP or Poker News. Looking to watch some live poker? Catch the final table of the NL Shootout at 4 PM ET on PokerGo on Saturday. On Saturday, you can also check out the $1,500 Omaha Hi/Lo 8 or Better final table on Twitch. Day 3 of the $100,000 High Roller will be on Twitch at 6 PM ET.

Quick Hitters

– Delaware will become the first state to offer sports betting following the US Supreme Court’s ruling on PAPSA. They will begin offer sports betting on June 5th, beating out New Jersey, which was widely believed to be the first to market. Betting will initially be available at Delaware Park, Dover Downs Hotel and Casino and Harrington Raceway and Casino. New Jersey is expected to begin allowing sports betting sometime in the first half of June.

– The Poker Masters will return in September, running from September 6th to September 13th. The series will feature seven events including a $10,000 buy-in, five $25,000 buy-in events and a $50,000 buy-in tournament. All events will allow re-entries except for the $50,000 buy-in event. Tournaments will be made available for viewing on Poker Go.

– A tentative labor deal has been struck between Caesars and casino workers, which would prevent over 12,000 workers from striking.

– Part Time Poker’s David Huber takes a look at the licensing process for category 2 casinos.