Is Q4o the nuts? Phil Hellmuth broke the web over the weekend with what is nearly actually his most well-known televised hand ever.
Over on PokerGO at the US Poker Open Phil Hellmuth has simply performed the most exceptional hand of his poker profession.
At a closing desk in the $25,000 occasion, Alex Foxen opened to 125,000 with 3.2 million behind with blinds at 30,000/60,000 holding pocket nines. Hellmuth reraised to 350,000 with Q4o with 950,000 behind. Foxen put Hellmuth all-in after which this occurred:
Despite the commentary group all agreeing no one would ever name in this spot, Hellmuth did and managed to get there. Foxen took his beat like a consummate skilled, the entire world is aware of we might have seen the blow up of all blow ups if it had been the different approach round.
The hand has already gone down as the worst hand Phil Hellmuth has ever performed on a televised poker broadcast.
Hellmuth breaks the web
As you may think about, the response to this hand on poker Twitter was maybe larger than any Hellmuth hand that got here earlier than it, a few of the replies and quote tweets to the original PokerGO tweet sharing it has been priceless:
I relaxation my case https://t.co/17LXWgJRI8
— Doug Polk (@DougPolkVids) March 25, 2022
What coloration magic is that this one: https://t.co/3or1Qx2qM6
— Daniel Negreanu (@RealKidPoker) March 25, 2022
— Kevin Martin (@KevinRobMartin) March 25, 2022
— Jason Koon (@JasonKoon) March 26, 2022
It additionally seems that Q4o has been immortalised as a basic hand simply in the approach Doyle Brunson’s T2o has been.
— Fintan Hand (@EasyWithAces) March 26, 2022
Some extra nuanced responses included this basic from Phil Galfond, we’ll allow you to resolve if it is a troll or not:
We’ve been right here earlier than. @phil_hellmuth makes a play that appears ridiculous, and all the poker followers at dwelling – together with prime gamers – are fast to leap throughout him.
I’m by no means a event professional, however I’ve some ideas to share… pic.twitter.com/kWzknTeoRA
— Phil Galfond (@PhilGalfond) March 26, 2022
The man at the different finish of the unhealthy beat took it remarkably properly at the desk, however reliving it on poker Twitter might need been the closing straw:
Had been on a twitter hiatus after which go browsing immediately to see individuals non satirically defending Q4o as an affordable 3b/c candidate 16bb eff. pic.twitter.com/NdnrK94vaL
— Alex Foxen (@WAFoxen) March 26, 2022
For gamers like Hellmuth, any publicity seems to be good publicity and he has taken the entire ordeal in good humour. No doubt he’s trying ahead to lots of of gamers overplaying Q4o in opposition to him this 12 months at the WSOP.
— phil_hellmuth (@phil_hellmuth) March 26, 2022
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