Daniel Negreanu already has a mountain to climb within the remaining 24,376 arms of the problem, which restarts this night.
KidPoker could have gotten off to a robust begin within the 200 hand stay match however the on-line streets is the place the problem issues and the primary spherical went to Doug Polk.
424 arms have been performed throughout two tables of $200/$400 on Friday and Polk received massive for $218,292. This snubbed out Negreanu’s early benefit and after 624 arms Polk leads the problem by $101,792, or two and a half buy-ins.
You’ll be able to see one among a number of recordings of the session under:
Given he is likely one of the greatest heads-up gamers on the planet, he was all the time going to win when the playing cards have been falling his method. The early consensus appears to be that Negreanu is enjoying fairly effectively on-line contemplating however Polk clearly has an enormous edge.
Whereas issues have been way more civil for the reason that pleasant affair within the PokerGO studios, after all there are some jokes and memes flying round, most notably this from Polk’s notorious video producer Thomas Keeling:
Wow what a river card! 😮 pic.twitter.com/AjFwdLc2dC
— Thomas Keeling (@SrslySirius) November 8, 2020
The percentages on a Negreanu win have already drifted from 4/1 to five/1 on PokerShares, suggesting that with the momentum on his aspect now Polk might be extremely arduous to beat.
We in all probability will not cowl each single session of the problem as a result of there are 24,376 arms left to go. Will probably be a very lengthy problem for Negreanu if he is not capable of e-book a successful session within the first few matches.
If you’re up late tonight the subsequent session is going on under at 23:30 CET:
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