Poker legend and 15-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth gave some poker data to a pair of Hollywood celebrities lately.
The Poker Hall of Famer tweeted photographs of himself with stars of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Khloe Kardashian and Scott Disick, at a poker desk with the caption “Poker lesson.” There was clearly some instruction happening as there have been face-up playing cards and it appeared that one of many gamers within the sport was asking Phil a query about one of many playing cards on the flop.
Poker lesson pic.twitter.com/KjzPgkfxgk
— phil_hellmuth (@phil_hellmuth) April 19, 2021
Disick, nevertheless, as poker professional Joe Ingram identified, appeared much less thinking about choosing up some pointers.
— Joey Ingram #ardour (@Joeingram1) April 19, 2021
Hellmuth is not any stranger to taking part in poker with celebrities. He is playfully criticized by a few of his high-stakes friends for his name-dropping habits. In truth, just some hours after his tweet that includes a number of the Kardashian household, Hellmuth posted a photograph with well-known music producer Benny Blanco. In the tweet, Hellmuth mentioned Blanco’s brother performs in his on-line house sport.
The Wisconsin native has additionally emceed a number of high-profile charity poker occasions. As lately as 2018, Hellmuth was the Master of Ceremony for the City of Hope charity match in Los Angeles. The $5,000 buy-in featured almost all the Kardashian household, in addition to Los Angeles Laker Kyle Kuzma, fighter Tito Ortiz, and actors Kevin Pollak and David Arquette. He’s additionally performed with a number of Silicon Valley CEOs, in addition to numerous members of the Golden State Warriors NBA group. His e book Play Poker Like The Pros even features a evaluation from Academy Award winner and Rounders star Matt Damon, who mentioned, “Hellmuth gave me the best poker lesson I’ve ever received.”
Hellmuth is contemporary off a victory over Daniel Negreanu of their high-stakes heads-up match on PokerGO’s High Stakes Duel. Dating again to his three-match sweep of Antonio Esfandiari, Hellmuth is on a four-match successful streak in heads-up battles.
The 56-year-old should play Negreanu at the least twice extra with doubling stakes every time earlier than the problem is full. Their subsequent match will happen on May 5 and may have a $100,000 buy-in.