Josh Arieh creates some drama on Twitter. And a pro ties the record for total SCOOP titles. Check out a wrap-up of the happenings in poker in the weekend edition of the “Hit and Run.”
WTF, Josh Arieh: In one of the more bizarre uses of social media by a poker pro, Josh Arieh made up a story about his family being in danger. Check out his Twitter feed for this really bad idea. While some people thought it was a level and funny, others were pretty upset.
Everyone bitching about me "crying wolf". If my family was in trouble/danger, I promise I won't be live tweeting it.
— Joshua Arieh (@golferjosh) May 19, 2014
SCOOP milestone: Calvin “cal42688” Anderson won an event in the Spring Championship of Online Poker, his fifth such title, tying him for the record with Shaun Deeb. More on his victory in the $2,100 H.O.R.S.E. event here. He had also made an amazing six final tables so far in the series.
–The week in poker videos, threads and podcasts. Rewind includes a link to a poker documentary you should check out.
–A look at the best bracelet bets of all time.
–Do we need more players like Jean-Robert Bellande in the $1M Big One for One Drop at the WSOP? Ehhhhhhhhhhhh.
–An interview with poker pro Brian Tate.