If you have seen the movie boxing champion Loki, you will know. Daniel Negreanu, a well-known Canadian player in the Hall of Fame, has not retreated this summer. He fought for honor like Loki!
Over the years, there has been constant friction between the new generation of player Doug Polk and the poker legend Daniel. But it is also because of the common attribute of two people: they like to share opinions on the Internet.
Daniel Negreanu, as the star of PokerStars, has attracted countless commercial resources. At the same time, with his good performance, he once topped first place on the live poker money list.
As Doug Polk who grew up with the Internet, he relied on YouTube and his strong single-handed ability. He became the first internet celebrity in the poker world.
The match between Daniel Negreanu and Doug Polk has attracted much attention
Undoubtedly, both Doug and Daniel are well aware that it is undoubtedly a hearty heads-up match with their rivals that can most attract the attention of poker fans. Before the formal competition, the two also argued on the Internet for a long time.
This move also allowed everyone to start a duel between the two. And what will produce a strong interest?
In the end, after Doug’s “provocation” many times, the provocation here is not a simple provocation. This is also part of self-promotion. Because Doug has retired. But as the founder of upswing poker, a strategy teaching website, he still needs to stay hot and his personality dictates. The decision was made under the combined effect of two factors.
Daniel Negreanu also made the decision to fight after a long time of consideration. Here, Daniel also tried his best to choose some more hot heads-up schedules. High stakes ($200/$400), deep code (refills for less than 100bb), and open two no-limit Texas Hold’em heads-up duels at the same time.
Daniel Negreanu vs. Doug Polk
The game will have 25,000 hands. Each game shall not be less than two hours. Both parties deposit 100w USD deposit in the bank.
As a member of the Hall of Fame, Daniel Negreanu will face Polk who defeated Ben Sulsky and Viktor Blom in a heads-up match. The first match between the two was played live and broadcast live by PokerGo. The news was released and the poker session was shaken. Everyone is discussing the outcome of the last two. The off-site quiz of various guessing results is also endless. These commercial values also make it seem that the two are moving towards a consensus: to fight!
The relationship between the two also eased after the first live match. They have posted salutes to their opponents. Expressed that the relationship between the two has eased a lot through the game.
The matching process between the two was also ups and downs. At present, the entire heads-up match has completed 20 clashes with 11,318 hands. Polk has a total profit of $696327.92.
After the holiday, they will restart at 2:30 pm on December 28. After the game on December 28, they are likely to be close to the 12500 hand mark. But the game will stop at 12,300 hands. This way they can live stream the last 200 hands-on PokerGo at the PokerGo studio in Las Vegas.
After that, whether to continue the game is up to Daniel Negreanu’s own decision.
As long as the game is not over, the result cannot be asserted. The two play styles and styles are different. But this game is extremely fair. Both sides have experienced huge downsides in these more than 10,000 hands. And this is the charm of this game.
Both sides continue to adjust the game, which brings us the charm of poker. 2020 will be even more exciting because of the heads-up duel between the old and the new generations!