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Hit And Run: PokerGo Acquires High Stakes Poker, New Episodes In The Works; WSOP Announces 19 New $1,500 Buy-in Events For 2020

High Stakes Poker set to return to PokerGo. World Series of Poker announces another 19 dates with buy-ins of $1,500. Find these stories and more in the Wednesday Hit and Run.

PokerGo set to begin developing new episodes of High Stakes Poker

On Tuesday, PokerGo announced that they had acquired the rights to High Stakes Poker, a popular high stakes cash game series that ran from 2006 to 2011. The show was popular with poker fans as it delivered a behind the scenes look at some of the biggest players in the game. As part of the deal, PokerGo will acquire episodes, assets and branding of the show. PokerGo is expected to begin broadcasting classic episodes of the show in the coming months which poker fans can access via a subscription.

Perhaps most exciting to poker fans with the new deal is that new episodes are expected. In statement announcing the news, PokerGo stated that they are currently working on what the future of the show might look like as well as planning new episodes and partnerships.

WSOP announces more 2020 dates

The World Series of Poker announced an additional 19 events for the 2020 WSOP on Wednesday, revealing 19 new tournaments with buy-ins of $1,500. The announcement brings the total number of confirmed events to 79 so far with 25 of those events consisting of buy-ins of $1,500. The tournaments will run a wide spectrum of game types with half of the tournaments in the freezeout format.

WSOP Vice President Jack Effel said that the $1,500 buy-in tournaments are plentiful due to their widespread appeal. “We have found the $1,500 price point to be the sweet spot in poker, perfectly balancing affordability, field size and prize pool to offer great value for participating players.”

A list of the new $1,500 buy-in tournaments can be found below. Go to the World Series of Poker website for the confirmed 2020 schedule so far.

May 28th3pmOmaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better$150025,00040/60 minFreezeout
May 30th3pmDealers Choice 6-Handed $150025,00040/60 min1
June 2nd3pmSeven Card Stud$150025,00040/60 minFreezeout
June 3rd11am6-Handed No-Limit Hold’em$150025,00040/60 min1
June 4th11amFreezeout No-Limit Hold’em*$150025,00040/60 minFreezeout
June 4th3pmH.O.R.S.E.$150025,00040/60 minFreezeout
June 5th-6th11amMillionaire Maker No-Limit Hold’em*$150025,00060 min1 / Flight
June 5th3pmMixed: PLO Hi-Lo 8; Omaha Hi-Lo 8; Big 0$150025,00040/60 min1
June 9th11amSuper Turbo Bounty NLH ($500 bounties)$150025,00020 minFreezeout
June 10th3pmNo-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw$150025,00060 min1
June 11th3pmSeven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better$150025,00040/60 minFreezeout
June 12/1310amMONSTER STACK No-Limit Hold’em*$150050,00060 min.Freezeout
June 12th3pmLimit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw$150025,00040/60 min1
June 14th3pmPot-Limit Omaha (8-Handed)$150025,00040/60 min1
June 16th3pmRazz$150025,00040/60 minFreezeout
June 17th12 noonSHOOTOUT No-Limit Hold’em$150025,00040 minFreezeout
June 23rd3pmPot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better (8-Handed)$150025,00040/60 min 1
June 27th3pmLimit Hold’em$150025,00040/60 min Freezeout
June 28th11amMYSTERY BOUNTY No-Limit Hold’em*$150050,00030 minFreezeout
July 7th12 noonBOUNTY No-Limit Hold’em ($500 bounties)$150025,00040/60 minFreezeout
July 8th12 noonBOUNTY Pot-Limit Omaha ($500 bounties)$150025,00040/60 min1
July 9th12 noonFIFTY STACK No-Limit Hold’em*$150050,00030 min.1
July 9th3pmMixed No-Limit Hold’em/PLO (8-Handed)$150025,00040/60 min1
July 10th, 11th12 noonCLOSER No-Limit Hold’em*$150025,00030 min1/flight
July 12th3pmEight Game Mix (6-Handed)$150025,00040/60 min1

Quick hitters

– The Galfond Challenge with Venividi had an off day on Wednesday. Tomorrow Phil Galfond and Venividi will pick things up at 8 AM PT, where Galfond will try to break his 9-session losing streak. Poker fans can follow the action live on the Run It Once Poker Twitch channel:

Watch live video from runitoncepoker on www.twitch.tv

– In new guidelines, the National Council on Problem Gambling hopes that it can reform online gambling. Actionable items in the new guidelines include encourage players to set limits, have casinos use personalized responsible gambling messages and research signs of problem play.

– In Wednesday’s featured poker training video, we continue our look at Colossos’ “Cash Games with Colossos” series. In this episode, Colossos plays a two-table session of $0.25/$0.50 No-Limit Hold’em 6-max.

Best poker videos on the Internet

Joey Ingram hasn’t been doing many podcasts lately, but he did make an appearance earlier this week on The Rake hosted by Marle Cordeiro and Jaime Kerstetter.

James Burton plays a $5/$10 No Limit Hold’em poker game after returning from Las Vegas where he has mixed results:

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