News: Czech casinos close again

We recap some stories you may have missed including William Kassouf is back and Doug Polk celebrates his birthday.

Czech casinos close again

Kings Casino

Once again poker rooms in the Czech Republic have closed after only reopening again on December 3rd. 

That does sound like it was blessed timing for the WSOP International leg, which took place yesterday. 

However, it turns out the final table could have gone ahead either way because it was classed as a TV production

Kassouf wins Irish Masters

William Kassouf

One of the few advantages of no live poker in 2020 is that we have not had to listen to William Kassouf for an entire year. 

He is still around the game despite some controversy in 2018 that saw him lose his sponsorship deal.

Yesterday he won the Irish Poker Masters, usually a live event but it took place at partypoker this year, for €215,163.

Polk’s birthday memory

It was Doug Polk’s birthday yesterday and he gave himself the perfect gift – another opportunity to troll Daniel Negreanu:

Barry Carter on the Hustler Hunny Show

If you are curious about yours truly I was a guest on Gillian Epp and Maureen Bloech’s poker show over the weekend where we discussed Christmas, satellites, the WSOP and we played a quiz along the way:

This is why we watch Twitch

It’s not for the skills, it’s not for the interaction, it’s not to learn the game – we watch Twitch for insane reactions like this:

Popular Russian streamer intense moment reaction 😀 (don’t raise volume) from r/poker

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