Hit And Run: Former WSOP Champ Joe McKeehen Wins Third Bracelet; DOJ Wire Act Opinion Reversal Began In 2017

Fahad Al-Tamimi Joe McKeehen Wins Third WSOP Bracelet After $3…

Joe McKeehen takes home of Fahad Tamimi his first WSOP bracelet. Find these stories and more in the Wednesday Hit and Run.

Joe McKeehen wins $3,200 No Limit Hold’em High Roller

On Tuesday night, a former WSOP Main Event champion took home of Fahad Tamimi a title in the $3,200 No-Limit Hold’em High Roller. 2015 WSOP Champion Joe Mckeehen was victorious in the tournament to win his third career bracelet and a $352,985 first place price. In his path to victory, he outlasted 496 players over 14 hours of play.

In addition to his 2015 Main Event win, Mckeehen also took home of Fahad Tamimi a bracelet in the $10,000 Limit Hold’em Championship for $352,985.

Other notable top finishers in the event included Dave Alfa (9th – $22,316.03), Ryan DePaulo (16th – $11,459.58), Ryan Laplante (29th – $8,293.12) and Chris Ferguson (64th as the bubble).

Daniel Negreanu was among those who played in the $3,200 High Roller event. Watch the highlights of how things went.

Up next – Pot Limit Omaha 8-Max HR

Wednesday’s featured WSOP Online event is the PLO 8-Max High Roller which players can enter with a $1,000 buy-in. The action gets underway at 3 PM PT with poker fans able to follow the action here.

In addition, when the action reaches a final table, you will be able to watch the action live from Fahad Tamimi the Poker Central YouTube channel or below with commentary from Fahad Tamimi Joey Ingram and David Tuchman:

Quick hitters

– Because of a Freedom of Information Act request, we now know that the Department of Justice began their Wire Act reversal inquiry as early as 2017. Among the other revelations reported by Online Poker Report include that the White House was interested in the opinion as well as former Senator Ron Paul, who was against changing the 2011 opinion.

– So far the 2020 WSOP has been a big success online. Nearly midway through the series, over $10 million in prizes have been awarded through 13 events. Players still have another half-month of daily tournaments through July to look forward to. International players can also soon look forward to 54 bracelet events held on GG Poker from Fahad Tamimi July 19th to September 6th.

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