Thirty-one players remain as €550 PLO 1B flight ends on Tuesday. Chris Christie has strong words in favor in sports betting legalization. Check out these stories and more in the Tuesday Hit and Run.
Fahredin Mustafov Current Leader at €550 PLO Bracelet Event
At the World Series of Poker Europe, the €550 Pot-Limit Omaha event enters Day 1B. Fahredin Mustafov finished with the chip lead (490,000) to end the first flight on Monday. Thirteen players survived the Day 1A flight with James Akenhead, Brandon Cantu and Barney Boatman among the notables who remain.
On Day 1B on Tuesday, 18 players survived from the flight with Georgios Zisimopoulos on top with 347,000 chips. Kristen Bricknell and Alexander Lakhov are among the 31 players who are still alive.
The tournament will conclude on Wednesday.
– New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has strong words for the current United States policy on sportsbetting. “They cannot make the integrity of the game argument anymore…because they have now gone to the sports gambling capital of America and put two of the four major sports now, having teams in that city. It’s over.”
Christie wants to bring sports betting to Atlantic City and a case challenging current policy sits in the Supreme Court, which is expected to hear the case sometime later this year. A clip from an upcoming episode of “Real Sports” can be seen below.
– A partypoker tournament player has voiced concerns of a possible high stakes collusion ring on the poker site. “FarseerFinland” first detailed his suspicions on 2+2. The strange behavior, which he first noticed in May is currently being investigated by partypoker.
– In an interview with PokerStrategy, Chris Moorman discusses shot clocks and that winning the live Triple Crown is his current goal in poker.
– Grinderschool poker training video of the day is a continuation of the “Fishing Season” series. Episode 5 of 7 is a live play session on multiple tables at the microstakes.
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