With the information that a part of the match might be performed reside, quite a lot of excessive profile names have revealed they’ve small fortunes on the end result.
Quite a giant replace within the upcoming Polk vs Negreanu showdown. It was as a consequence of begin on November 1 however has been put again to November 4, after the election.
The actually fascinating change is that the primary 200 fingers will happen reside and streamed on PokerGo, earlier than shifting on-line to WSOP.com.
It’s quickly, so I figured I might get everybody straight on the beginning date for the match.
It will begin Nov 4th
First 200 fingers with precise chips and playing cards.
Then I think about roughly each different day @WSOPcom with numerous streams accessible.
— Daniel Negreanu (@RealKidPoker) October 29, 2020
Given that this can be a 25,000 hand match, the primary 200 fingers will certainly be a token gesture and doubtless the one likelihood we’ll get to see every man commerce barbs with the opposite.
The betting world takes an curiosity
Amazingly it’s beginning to appear to be more cash has been wager on this match than Trump vs Biden in some corners of the poker world. The 4-1 odds you will get on Negreanu appears to have sparked lots of curiosity.
Probably the largest single bets have been from Bill Perkins, who revealed he has seven-figures driving on Negreanu:
Have about 1MM to date booked on @RealKidPoker vs @DougPolkVids HU poker battle. With about 500k booked instantly w/ the HU Master D Polk himself I feel Doug is a fav however belief Dnegs has been finding out w/ the #HybridPoker wizards & their accelerated studying software so higher than 4/1
— Bill Perkins (Guy) (@bp22) October 28, 2020
If you dive into the replies to that tweet you may see lots of notable names desirous to wager on the match. Most curiously of all, nevertheless, is that Polk himself has a further $2 million facet wager with Perkins that he’ll win. Keep in thoughts he has deposited seven-figures on WSOP.com to play in opposition to Negreanu, so this might be one of many greatest heads-up matches ever, by way of cash driving on it.
I wager 2m to win 500k from Perkins, regardless of him desirous to wager larger.
Told him Id take extra however I’ve to contemplate how early I’d die with zero. https://t.co/sSqCRiGVap
— Doug “Truck Driver” Polk (@DougPolkVids) October 28, 2020
Is 4-1 the appropriate odds on Negreanu? Clearly lots of gamers suppose so, however one participant who doesn’t is Marty Mathis, who has recommended that deep heads-up No Limit is such an unforgiving format that Negreanu has no likelihood.
nerds can run variance sims, calculate std deviations, and argue over winrate all they need. fact of the matter is doug goes to again up the motherfucking truck, and DN goes to really feel the ache from begin to end
— marty mathis (@martymath) October 29, 2020
We will not get to see ChildPoker streaming his six-figure swings, so we are able to solely think about them courtesy of this video of the lows and lows of his WSOP run on-line this yr:
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