Run It Once to Host a 24 Hour Charity Twitch Stream

RIO will be donating 100% of the net rake generated on the site from May 11 to 12.

The newly launched Run It Once Poker site has announced its first ever charity stream.

A dozen of Run It Once Pros including Phil Galfond, the founder of RIO and Parker “tonkaaaap” Talbot, Ex 888Poker pro will be live-streaming on the RIO Twitch channel.

The stream will go live on May 10 at 3:00 PM EST and the RIO pros will be streaming for continuous 24 hours.

During the 24-hour stream, they will be raising money for two charities: Strong Minds and cancer research at Sinai Health.

From May 11 to 12, the site will be donating all of the net rake generated on the site.

In addition to the net rake donation, RIO will also be matching up to $5000 in donations from viewers.

Furthermore, to encourage players to support the charity, RIO will be running “The Big Sprint“ promotion giving away €1500: €750 of which will be given via a leaderboard and €750 through a random draw.

The Big Sprint promotion will run from May 10 at 21:00 CEST to May 11 21:00 CEST.

The 24-hour stream will take place at https://www.twitch.tv/runitoncepoker

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Steve O’Dwyer and Bryn Kenney Emerged Victorious at Triton Poker Montenegro

The Triton Poker SRH series at Montenegro is off to a great start at the very beautiful Maestral Resort & Casino in Budva, Montenegro.

Having kicked off on Sunday, May 5 the series opener HKd 250,000 NLHE 8-Handed Turbo with a buy-in of 250K HKD ($31,850) drew a total of 34 entries to generate a prize pool of 10.5M HKD ($1.3 million).

Entering the final table as the shortest stack, American poker pro Steve O’Dwyer took down the first event defeating his friend Isaac Haxton heads-up after a two-way deal with Haxton and taking home $472,788 for his efforts.

With this win, O’Dwyer now has over $27 million in lifetime live MTT winnings, ranking him in 11th position on the all-time money list.

Event #2: HKD 500,000 NLH 6-Handed attracted another huge field pulling in 79 entries including 34 re-entries. In the end, it was the 32-year-old poker pro from the US, Bryn Kenney emerging victorious to bag $1.4 million—the biggest prize of the series so far.

Kenney now has over $32 million in live poker earnings following this victory. He currently ranks in sixth place on the all-time money list.

There is plenty of action still remaining as the series continues for another ten days. The organizers have scheduled to host Main Events for both Short Deck and No Limit Hold’em variants.

The €110,000 buy-in Triton Montenegro No Limit Hold’em Main Event kicks off today, while the €110,000 buy-in Triton Montenegro Short Deck Main Event begins May 15.

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