We have our first winner at the 2019 WSOP Europe. A popular software program releases a major update. Check out these stories and more in the Wednesday Hit and Run.
Renat Bohdanov is first 2019 WSOP Europe winner
The first winner of the 2019 World Series of Poker Europe is in the books as Renat Bohdanov takes home the gold bracelet and a €53,654 first-place prize in the €350 Opener No-Limit Hold’em. Not only was the victory his first gold bracelet but it was also the largest cash of his poker career, previously winning the €250 Mini Main Event at a WSOP Circut event in Rozvadov earlier this month.
In other WSOP action, Shaun Deeb held the lead of the €550 Pot-Limit Omaha 8-Handed with 38 players remaining to start the day. That number is down to 7 as of late Wednesday with Denis Drobina taking over the chip lead. Former WSOP bracelet winners Ivo Donev, Dash Dudley and Anson Tsang are also still alive in the event as they hope to snag the gold bracelet and a €51,600 first-place prize.
Event #3, the €1,350 Mini Main Event No-Limit Hold’em kicked off on Wednesday with 174 entries joining the action. They’ll play down to 35 players before the day concludes. Also getting underway on Wednesday was the start of one of the most prestigious tournaments of the series, the €250,000 Super High Roller. The tournament has thus far attracted 19 entries with late registration open until the start of Day 2.
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Watch WSOP Europe
Looking to keep up with the WSOP Europe action? PokerGo will be the exclusive streaming partner of the 2019 WSOPE, with coverage spanning from October 16th to October 31st. PokerGO will cover eight bracelet events with highlights including the €250k Super High Roller and the €10,300 Main Event.
– Holdem Manager, a popular poker tracking software program, has been officially released. The software is available with a 15-day free trial with Holdem Manager 2 owners eligible for a 40%-100% discount when downloading in the next couple of days.
– Cracking Aces: A Woman’s Place at the Table, is a documentary detailing the lives of women poker players in a male-dominated game. It is now available for rent or purchase through Android, iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku and Chromecast. A trailer for the 53-minute documentary can be seen below:
– WPT Deepstacks heads to Pittsburgh for a 12 day stop at the Rivers Casino Pittsburgh. The festival will include a $1,100 buy-in $300,000 Main Event that gets underway on October 24th.
– New Jersey online gaming hit another record in September, generating $41.1 million on the month, beating the previous mark from August. Golden Nugget continues to hold its position as the biggest NJ online casino, with $15 million in revenue generated.
– Wednesday’s featured classic Grinderschool poker training video is Part 23 of Colossos’ “Cash Games with Colossos” series. In this episode, Colossos plays a session of $0.10/$0.25 No Limit Hold’em shorthanded going over interesting hands that come up and why folding a strong hand can be +EV.
Best poker videos on the Internet
– Daniel Negreanu posts his latest update from Day 4 of the WSOPE. Here he details play from the €550 Pot-Limit Omaha event with the likes of Phil Hellmuth and Isildur.
– Missed the end of the WPT bestbet Bounty Scramble Main Event? Check out a replay of a live stream of the final table below:
– Brad Owen is at the Texas Cardhouse for his latest vlog, which include a review of a hand where he flops top set in a 4-bet pot:
– Jaime Staples challenges fellow streamer Payday to a heads-up match with the loser required to wear the jersey of the opponent’s favorite team’s jersey.