We recap some tales you’ll have missed together with a Phil Hellmuth prop wager and a few very distinctive masks in a Florida card room.
The WSOP will happen in some type
Speculation is mounting about what a 2021 World Series of Poker will appear to be and we bought some hints from poker Twitter legend Kevin Mathers.
A WSOP is certainly occurring assuming the COVID-19 state of affairs doesn’t worsen, however it seems sure to not have the standard timeframe of May to July.
So although the November Nine idea has been retired for a number of years now, it’s possible we may see a return to a Main Event champion being topped within the last quarter of the year.
Spoke with a high-ranking WSOP govt final night time
To reply two regularly requested questions*:
A LIVE version of the WSOP will happen in 2021
The dates of the reside WSOP will NOT be throughout the normal timeframe (late May-mid July)
*Assuming situations proceed enhancing
— Kevin Mathers (@Kevmath) March 2, 2021
Another Hellmuth vs Negreanu prop wager
An fascinating prop wager has simply been introduced between Daniel Negreanu and Phil Hellmuth? Basically Daniel thinks Phil will be down cash after taking part in 50 of the common $25,000 tournaments the Aria hosts in Las Vegas.
It’s a intelligent wager, primarily Daniel is arguing that Phil’s abilities come from exploitative play towards amateurs. The suggestion is towards elite gamers who perceive GTO, Phil has no probability.
The query now’s how lengthy will it take Phil to finish such a problem. In concept he may get the majority of it performed throughout a WSOP, however realistically it seems like it could take a great year or two.
Bet supplied and accepted:
If he exhibits a $1 revenue he wins the wager.
— Daniel Negreanu (@RealKidPoker) March 2, 2021
Hellmuth and Negreanu lock horns
Two DNegs vs Poker Brat tales for the value of 1 at present. No punches will pulled final night time as the 2 went on the No Gamble No Future podcast final night time to iron out the phrases of their upcoming heads-up problem.
Not a lot bought ironed out and it bought derailed shortly, specifically as Hellmuth continued to assert he was an knowledgeable on GTO regardless of being unable to obviously outline what it’s.
Will the match be extra fierce than Polk vs Negreanu? Well, no, probably not, they’re nonetheless good pals and the needling is usually only for TV, however it nonetheless guarantees to be a enjoyable experience when it occurs.
Meanwhile, in Florida…
Finally, when the remainder of us are lastly allowed to step foot inside a card room once more, anticipate to see some bizarre stuff…..
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