We recap some fiery tales from the weekend together with Moneymaker vs Paypal, Berkey vs Kuhn and Polk vs Dwan
Bryn calls out poker gamers, rapidly withdraws
Remember earlier this 12 months when Bryn Kenney referred to as out Phil Hellmuth, bought a suggestion of a heads-up match towards Phil Galfond, and rapidly made his excuses and left? Well, it occurred once more.
Yesterday the all-time cash chief took intention at many of the poker content material creators on the market, which led to Doug Polk providing to play him heads-up for over $1 million, and as soon as once more Kenney rapidly modified his tune:
— Doug Polk (@DougPolkVids) June 20, 2021
There is an excessive amount of to republish right here however it was an A+ trolling efficiency from Polk yesterday on Twitter and properly value clicking on the tweet above to get the total dialogue, the highlights for that are under:
Berkey vs Kuhn
Poker Twitter has been insane these days with lots of people calling one another out to settle outdated beefs. Matt Berkey and Robert Kuhn being the most recent individuals to show unhealthy blood right into a heads-up match.
It appears the 2 have been going at one another for some time now on Twitter, a lot so a cage combat appeared prefer it was genuinely within the making.
Instead it looks as if a 16,000 hand heads-up match is now on the playing cards with a $1 million cease loss. It sounds enjoyable, however we’re not positive 8,000 palms of reside poker (recommended under) can be something aside from very lengthy and boring.
Alright so me and @berkey11 have (tentatively) agreed on phrases as follows:
16k hand 200/400
8konline/8klive(idk If reside first)
Alternate each 4.5k palms
Either participant can cease at 1mm loss
We begin with 80k(200bb)
Starting roughly July sixth on wsop AZ
— Pokerguru740 (@pokerguru740) June 18, 2021
Moneymaker vs PayPal
You might recall final month Chris Moneymaker introduced he was suing PayPal for confiscating escrowed cash for a Fantasy Football wager.
His excessive profile seems to have labored in his favour as they’ve now returned the $12,000 to him.
It appears to be like too little, too late, as the category motion swimsuit towards them goes forward. Moneymaker was contacted by over 50 poker gamers who this has occurred to and it appears to be like just like the poker world can have their day in court docket towards PayPal:
2/3 I suppose @paypal chickened out and gave me my a refund once they heard in regards to the lawsuit and backlash. Unfortunately, for @paypal I’ve been contact by over 50 individuals that you’ve got carried out this too. The lawsuit I’m submitting will proceed!! pic.twitter.com/wUYOzsVyRy
— Chris Moneymaker ⭕ (@CMONEYMAKER) June 16, 2021
Polk vs Dwan
Finally, the dream match all people needed to see occurred over the weekend, as Doug Polk took on Tom Dwan within the WPT Heads-up Championship.
The format itself appears to be like actually enjoyable in the event you watch the video under, as each males performed on-line however had been in the identical room as one another through the match, streamed on-line for the world to see.
No spoilers, however we at the moment are deep into the bracket, which performs right down to a winner this week:
Will Bryn Kenney observe by means of on a heads-up problem in 2021? Let us know within the feedback: