A genuine contender for the biggest bad beat ever
We recap some stories you may have missed including Galfond talks superstition and Matusow gets very NSFW (as usual).
The worst bad beat?
This must be one of the worst bad beats captured on Twitch. Legendary streamer AllInPav saw the board run out with a Royal Flush, that in itself is highly unlikely.
Even worse, his poor opponent flopped the bottom end of a straight flush. How often do you ever see somebody flop a straight flush, then have to chop it with a player who has no cards of the right suit?
Galfond on superstition
A GTO crusher like Phil Galfond must laugh at the very idea of superstition and lucky rabbit’s foots, right?
Well, actually, no. As is always the case with Galfond he doesn’t post much but when he does, you should sit up and listen.
He wrote a very thoughtful thread this week on superstition in poker that may make you feel a little better about wearing your lucky socks to a live tournament:
1/ Now is probably a good time to warn you that there is no moral or wisdom to be gained from these tweets – just some random thoughts and a barely interesting story.
Here is your opportunity to hop off!
— Phil Galfond (@PhilGalfond) July 10, 2021
Polker News returns
First he launched a podcast and now Doug Polk has brought back his Polker News show. That retirement really is taking its time.
He covered the Landon Tice match, PokerGO censoring a poker fan, the High Stakes Duel and Negreanu’s epic heads-up losing streak.
No doubt he wishes he had gone with a different title given that KidPoker just put that last one to bed in style:
Matsuow’s NSFW stream
If you follow Mike Matusow on Twitch you are pretty much waiting for some sort of blow up or faux pas, so don’t be surprised when you get perhaps the most NSFW 30 second tirade ever seen on the gaming platform after he wins a three-outer.
You have been warned:
Apex Predator Shit
Finally, when he is not going to showbiz parties or crushing souls heads-up, Phil Hellmuth is taking names in the gym. Is there anything he can’t do 100% perfectly?
Apex predator shit pic.twitter.com/PxUbeaBVyM
— Max Silver (@max_silver) July 15, 2021
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