2014 WSOP Dates Announced

We're still months and months away from the 2014 World Series of Poker (WSOP) event, which we already know will be held at the Rio All-Suit Hotel and Casino, but now we also know the exact dates the world famous poker tour will take place. The 2014

HNR 12/20: WSOP’s 2014 Schedule; Unbeatable Poker Bot?

PTP-Hit-and-RunThe World Series of Poker schedule is set for next year, a bot is pretty good at poker, and two WPT final tables. It’s all in today’s Hit and Run.

WSOP schedule: The World Series of Poker announced its 2014 schedule; get the early lowdown from the source here. Also, here’s an interview with WSOP executive director Ty Stewart on a wide variety of poker topics.

Unbeatable bot?: A poker bot named “PokerSnowie” is apparently pretty good at poker, crushing all comers to the tune of 25 big blinds per 100 hands. That’s a pretty good winrate. More here.

WPT: Julian Thomas headlines the final table of the World Poker Tour Prague; updates here. And a winner was crowned at the WPT Korea.

Quick hitters:
Phil Ivey should definitely grow a fro:

–The Atlantic Club Casino — yeah, the one PokerStars tried to buy in New Jersey — declares bankruptcy and will be purchased by Caesars. And a scathing op-ed here.
Phil Laak owes some money to the IRS.
–888 is now the second biggest online poker site in the world.
–Americans really aren’t against online poker and gaming, according to a recent poll, despite people who would like to have you believe otherwise.
–How are the online casinos/poker rooms doing in New Jersey? Grades here. It appears Party Poker is crushing it.
–The WCOOP Challenge gets underway at PokerStars.
–What would you like to see happen in the Rounders sequel.
samrostan is crushing souls in the high-stakes online games.
–Bitcoin poker site SealsWithClubs had its database compromised. And in a timely piece, perhaps, the cons of bitcoin in online poker.
Celina Lin blogs.