PokerStars Championship Bahamas Main Event final table is nearly set. Libratus continues dominate run. Check out these stories and more in the end-of-the-week Hit and Run.
PokerStars Championship Bahamas Main Event Heads Into Final Table
Day 5 of the PokerStars Championship Bahamas began with 16 players remaining and Michael Gentili on top with 3.7 million chips. With the blinds at 25,000/50,000 in Level 25, just seven players remain. Gentili has lost his lead but is still definitely in the hunt with 4.675 million chips in 2nd place behind Christian Harder’s 6.305 million. As of 7:00 PM ET, Michael Vela is closest to being knocked out with 1.2 million in chips.
They will play down 6 players before Saturday’s final day. If you want to watch the first PokerStars Championship Bahamas Main Event final table, you can catch the action below:
– Libratus continues to dominate his match against the Poker Brains. After 2 days and 12,000 hands dealt, Libratus maintains a $135,000 lead over Dong Kim, Jason Les, Jimmy Chou and Daniel Mcaulay. Only Jimmy Chou is currently beating Libratus $16,000. All other players are down at least $33,000 to Artificial Intelligence software. You can watch the action unfold at the Rivers Casino website.
– At the PokerStars Championship Bahamas 2017, Jason Somerville tells PokerPT that 2016 was his best year of his life.
– Two Plus Two has provided more details on their recent hacking. They continue to advise users of the site not to use their TwoPlusTwo password on any other websites.
– PartyPoker is the latest to join a crowded tournament circuit with PartyPoker Live. The new global tour will be divided into three categories consisting of PartyPoker Million events, PartyPoker Million Nationals events and stops on the PartyPoker Grand Prix. PartyPoker’s foray into live poker comes after selling the World Poker Tour in 2015 to OurGame for $35 million.
–New Jersey State Senator Raymond Lesniak has spoken out against Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions’ recent comments on the Wire Act. Lesniak has good reason to be critical of possible changes, as New Jersey could potentially have to stop allowing online games. “It hasn’t been a spectacular success, but it certainly keeps the margins going, and it’s actually the only increase in casino revenues that we’ve seen.” In December, New Jersey online casinos closed out the year with a record-setting revenue increase.