With the information that a part of the match will likely be performed reside, plenty of excessive profile names have revealed they’ve small fortunes on the result.
Fairly a giant replace within the upcoming Polk vs Negreanu showdown. It was on account of begin on November 1 however has been put again to November 4, after the election.
The actually attention-grabbing change is that the primary 200 palms will happen reside and streamed on PokerGo, earlier than shifting on-line to WSOP.com.
It’s quickly, so I figured I’d get everybody straight on the beginning date for the match.
It should begin Nov 4th
First 200 palms with precise chips and playing cards.
Then I think about roughly each different day @WSOPcom with varied streams accessible.
— Daniel Negreanu (@RealKidPoker) October 29, 2020
Provided that this can be a 25,000 hand match, the primary 200 palms will certainly be a token gesture and doubtless the one probability 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 extra money has been wager on this match than Trump vs Biden in some corners of the poker world. The 4-1 odds you may get on Negreanu appears to have sparked a whole lot of curiosity.
Most likely the most important single bets have been from Invoice Perkins, who revealed he has seven-figures driving on Negreanu:
Have about 1MM up to now booked on @RealKidPoker vs @DougPolkVids HU poker battle. With about 500k booked instantly w/ the HU Grasp 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
— Invoice Perkins (Man) (@bp22) October 28, 2020
Should you dive into the replies to that tweet you will see a whole lot of notable names desirous to wager on the match. Most curiously of all, nevertheless, is that Polk himself has an extra $2 million facet wager with Perkins that he’ll win. Consider he has deposited seven-figures on WSOP.com to play towards Negreanu, so this will likely 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 greater.
Advised him Id take extra however I’ve to think about how early I would die with zero. https://t.co/sSqCRiGVap
— Doug “Truck Driver” Polk (@DougPolkVids) October 28, 2020
Is 4-1 the suitable odds on Negreanu? Clearly a whole lot of gamers suppose so, however one participant who doesn’t is Marty Mathis, who has urged that deep heads-up No Restrict is such an unforgiving format that Negreanu has no probability.
nerds can run variance sims, calculate std deviations, and argue over winrate all they need. reality 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 cannot get to see KidPoker streaming his six-figure swings, so we will solely think about them courtesy of this video of the lows and lows of his WSOP run on-line this 12 months:
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