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Phil Hellmuth Scores Against Tennis Pro – Wins $23k Prop Bet

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis December 24th, 2018

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Phil Hellmuth is well known for his high level of self-confidence. He’s proven this at the poker table by saying things like, “If luck weren’t involved, I would win every time.” But does Hellmuth believe that he’s a god away from the poker tables too? Possibly so, given that he recently bet on his ability to both return a tennis pro’s serve and even score a point against them. Of course, even Hellmuth recognizes his limitations. This is why he asked for a few stipulations to make the prop bet more reasonable. You can read about the stipulations below along …

Poker Pro Living in Dark Restroom for $100k Bet

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis December 17th, 2018

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Poker player Rich Alati is currently living in a blacked-out restroom in Las Vegas. He hopes to be $100,000 richer when he finally comes out. Alati made a $100k prop bet with poker pro Rory Young, which requires him to stay in the restroom for one month without sunlight or contact from the outside world. Young described the conditions that Alati is living in. “The conditions are complete darkness, so no electronics, no light-emitting devices, no drugs of any kind,” said Young. “He is allowed any type of food that he wants. He has a bed in there, he has …

Martin Kabrhel Wins 2018 WSOPE Super High Roller and €2.6m

Poker News RTR Dennis November 14th, 2018

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Martin Kabrhel has won the 2018 WSOP Europe €100,000 Super High Roller and a payout worth €2,624,340 ($2,993,112). This is the largest prize that was paid during the 2018 WSOP Europe. This tournament, which was held at King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic, featured a pro-heavy field of 95 entrants. But Kabrhel was unfazed as he navigated through the field and on towards his second-career gold bracelet. Kabrhel becomes the only Czech player to win a gold bracelet at the 2018 WSOP Europe. Let’s take a closer look at how he claimed victory, along with an overall recap of the …

Jack Sinclair Wins 2018 WSOP Europe Main Event and €1.1 Million

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis November 7th, 2018

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Jack Sinclair first made a name for himself by finishing eighth place in the 2017 WSOP Main Event. He recently found himself on a major poker stage once again at the 2018 WSOP Europe Main Event. And this time, Sinclair wasn’t settling for eighth. He battled through a field of 534 players to claim victory and a top prize worth €1,122,239 ($1,290,575). Afterward, he spoke about maintaining his focus throughout the tournament. “I wasn’t thinking about it,” Sinclair said regarding the 2017 Main Event. “It was a completely different tournament. Vegas was huge for me but it’s in the past …

Doug Polk Completes $10k Bankroll Challenge – Wins $6.7k on Final Day

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis September 7th, 2018

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Doug Polk began a bankroll challenge over two years ago, where the goal was to turn $100 into $10,000. This task doesn’t seem so difficult for a highly skilled poker player like him. However, it becomes far more challenging than considering that he started out in the micro stakes and worked his way up. After taking some lengthy breaks, Polk has now completed the challenge by running his $100 bankroll up to $10k. Keep reading to find out why this challenge began and how he was able to complete it — including a final day where he won nearly $6,700! …