Sam Soverel wins the Poker Masters Main Event. PokerStars PA reveals schedule for PACOOP. Find these stories and more in the Friday Hit and Run.
Sam Soverel continues his domination of 2019 Poker Masters with Main Event win
In a fitting end to the Poker Masters, Sam Soverel took down the $50,000 Main Event on Thursday night, putting an exclamation point on his 2019 Poker Masters campaign which lead to Soverel easily winning the Poker Masters Leaderboard and the coveted Purple Jacket. Soverel made the final table in seven of ten tournaments with victories in the $25,000 NLHE (Event #7) and the Main Event.
— PokerGO (@PokerGO) November 15, 2019
Joining Soverel at the final table in the $50k Main Event was an impressive field that that included Chris Hunichen, Elio Fox, Stephen Chidwick and Seth Davies.
|Poker Masters $50,000 Main Event Results|
Soverel’s seven final table appearances dwarfed that of his competitors in the series. Sean Winter cashed in four events and finished in 4th in the Poker Master Leaderboard. Kahle Burns and Chance Kornuth each won an event and finished 2nd and 3rd in the leaderboard, each recording three cashes
|2019 Poker Masters Championship Final Standings|
– The PokerStars WCOOP and NJCOOP are in the books for 2019, but with the recent launch of PokerStars PA, it’s time for Pennsylvania to get their turn. On Friday, PokerStars PA announced details of the PACOOP, which will get underway on November 30th and run through December 16th. Throughout the two plus weeks of the tournament, PokerStars will hold 50 online poker tournaments and guarantee $1 million in prizes.
First-Ever @PokerStars PACOOP Highlights:
⚡️Nov 30 – Dec 16
⚡️$1 million guaranteed
⚡️50 events with buy-ins ranging from $30 – $750
⚡️Main Event – $300,000 for a buy-in of $300
⚡️Second Chance Freerolls and a Main Event Depositor Freeroll https://t.co/lxyybdmL6o pic.twitter.com/iaaJjbG0aa
— Anuj Arora (@anuj2212) November 15, 2019
Meanwhile, Part Time Poker’s David Huber takes a look at PokerStars PA’s impressive debut and how uncertainty over the Wire Act could potentially slow down online poker growth in the United States.
– Coming on the heels of the revelation that Power Up game would be going the way of the dodo, Pokerfuse has reported that PokerStars will likely release two new games before the end of the year. Details are limited for Deep Water Hold’em and Tempest Hold’em, but they are expected to feature a water theme and likely feature antes that change in size. Like many of PokerStars experimental games, they are expected to be available for 6-8 weeks.
– The WSOP Circuit has confirmed a handful of new dates in an expansion of its 2019 International schedule. The four new stops include series events in Rotterdam, Aruba, Sydney and Uruguay.
– Friday’s featured classic Grinderschool poker training video is Part 3 of Colossos’ “Cash Games with Colossos” series, where he live plays a session of $0.02/$0.05 No Limit Hold’em shorthanded.
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– Jaime Staples makes two final tables but is it enough to save his session? Check it out in the latest highlights from Staples’ Twitch stream session from November 9th.