Doug Polk defeats Daniel Negreanu for $1.2 million

After 3 months, 25,000 fingers and a amount that is surprisingly low of overall, the heads-up feud between Daniel Negreanu and Doug Polk is over with the result most people expected.

After winning a $255,722 session night that is last Polk shut the challenge up around $1.2 million. And undoubtedly an assumed number that is large of bets in addition.

Polk happens to be likely to ride down to the sunset and never go back to poker. He’s currently suggested which he plans to move away from Las Vegas which would make it much harder for him to play live or online that he does not want a rematch or another challenge, and. Having said that, he has tried and failed times that are several your retirement, like a great many other poker players.

A valuable learning experience?

What’s next for Negreanu? Many think this could be the start of something significant for KidPoker in the global world of heads-up online poker. Despite losing seven-figures and going on a complete lot of tilt fuelled rants, he’s suggested he has enjoyed the task and learnt a great deal. Probably the tribute that is greatest in this respect would be the fact that his harshest critic Doug Polk have not just commented just how much he’s enhanced but in addition cited their enhancement among the explanations why he’d not need to handle him once more.

For poker fans it absolutely was actually a fairly spectacle that is entertaining. It was as crass as expected in terms of the needling between the two men between sessions, but there was also a complete lot of respect shown often times. The degree of poker had been probably much better than expected too between a polk that is rusty proved he is still one of the game’s greats and an improved Negreanu.

The big question perhaps is whether the feud between Polk and Negreanu is now over? Probably not, especially if the antics of both men the couple that is last of’s is any such thing to put into practice. But, they’ve been about since cordial until he comes out of retirement again, of course as they have ever been with each other and with Polk presumably going into actual retirement maybe the worst of it is now over.

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Barry Carter

Barry Carter

Barry Carter could be the editor of while the co-author for the Mental Game of Poker 1 & 2, Poker Satellite Strategy and PKO Poker Strategy

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