We recap some tales you’ll have missed together with Polk regains the lead and in addition finds his subsequent potential opponent.
King’s On line casino closes once more
The world is waking as much as more positive news within the combat towards COVID-19 however the virus continues to be leaving its mark on the world, together with the poker business. King’s On line casino in Rozvadov has introduced it is going to be closed till November 30 beneath authorities lockdown orders.
That is notably related as it’s the venue anticipated to host the reside WSOP Most important Occasion Worldwide ultimate desk on December 15.
Instances are beginning to stage within the Czech Republic however it is going to be a nervous sweat for all involved as the primary on-line Day 1 will get beneath method this Sunday.
Replace: Nearly immeditaely after this text was revealed King’s confirmed that the on line casino would reopen for money video games on November 30 with no lockdown extensions anticipated.
Polk up after a giant session
The truck is on the brink of again up as Doug Polk regained the lead in his heads-up match with Daniel Negreanu, following a $205,521 successful session on the finish of the week to place him $26,371 (half a buy-in) forward.
With over 21,000 fingers left to go it’s nonetheless early days, however we’re getting nearer to the midway stage the place the shedding participant has the choice to stop or increase the stakes.
Three periods are anticipated this week on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday they usually may every be longer than the earlier ones.
Session 9: +$205,521.74 377 Palms
Complete: +$26,371.78 3,799 Palms
Again within the inexperienced. Had some fairly good cooler spots again the alternative method. Really feel like im enjoying nice.
Additionally simply purchased a Threadripper 3990x and improve to 128gb ram to get deep within the lab all weekend.
— Doug “Truck Driver” Polk (@DougPolkVids) November 21, 2020
The subsequent grudge match?
Talking of heads-up challenges, if this battle brings Polk out of retirement for good we would know who his subsequent opponent is.
He has floated the concept with none aside from Doyle Brunson and the oldsters at PokerGo have already steered it must be considered one of their subsequent excessive stakes Duel reveals.
Doyle hasn’t replied (nor has Dan Bilzerian) however with Excessive Stakes Poker again subsequent week, there might be an urge for food for these old fashioned vs new college duels.
Doyle in the event you wanna battle some heads up limitless texas maintain’em I am comfortable to do it in individual. https://t.co/MMcsiFxfCZ
— Doug “Truck Driver” Polk (@DougPolkVids) November 22, 2020
The hope makes it extra painful
We have all had these spots earlier than (although not in $5k occasions) and I feel we are able to all agree it is higher after we do not hit the short-term set if Aces are getting there regardless:
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