Mike Matusow bet a huge percentage of his bankroll that fellow poker pro Daniel Negreanu will beat Doug Polk in their upcoming heads-up grudge match. Fifty percent of it to be exact.
In a Thursday mid-day tweet, Matusow stated that he wager $10,000 of his $20,000 money on Negreanu to win, getting 4:1 on his cash. He said one more quarter of that roll mosted likely to a wager he placed in March that President Donald Trump would certainly be chosen.
The aggressive money monitoring shown by Matusow was a little worrying to both gamers involved in the suit.
“Please don’t do this,” Polk tweeted to Matusow.
Negreanu likewise recognized the ridiculous risk as well as simply responded with a gif.
Offered the chances supplied on Negreanu, the four-time World Series of Texas hold’em bracelet champion wasn’t the just one looking to bank on “Kid Poker.” 15-time WSOP bracelet champion Phil Hellmuth tweeted Wednesday that he was aiming to bet on Negreanu too.
Hellmuth pointed out the rate as the primary factor he wanted to bank on Negeranu.
Hellmuth obtained the activity instantaneously as Polk reacted to the tweet offering to take the wager himself. Hellmuth agreed and also reserved the bet, taking the chance of $20,000 to win $80,000 from Polk.
25-year-old high-roller Ali Imsirovic, that has $8.9 million in competition incomes, reacted to Hellmuth too. Imsirovic said he would take the wager and also risk $400,000 to win $100,000 from Hellmuth. Hellmuth didn’t react to Imsirovic.
While there haven’t been a ton of public statements relating to side activity, there will likely be a lot of money being banked on Polk from several of the younger high-stakes players. Imsirovic was undoubtedly going to place some money on Doug and also Adam Hendrix, who has $1.4 million in tournament earnings tweeted that he was seeking to bet on him too.
Polk and also Negreanu accepted begin their match Nov. 1. Throughout October, there were really public arrangements on Twitter concerning the regulations surrounding the match, particularly when it involved the usage preflop graphes.
The match will mainly be used WSOP.com and also will certainly be two tables of $200-$400 heads-up no-limit hold ’em with 100-big blind heaps that will immediately top as much as limit as soon as either gamer drops listed below that limit.
High-stakes professional Kane Kalas will provide streaming discourse for the match and also for the prohibiting of preflop charts, there will be a brief sector that will certainly be played deal with opening cards exposed.