Phil Hellmuth and Daniel Negreanu will meet in the “High Stakes Duel” format used by the subscription video service PokerGO, with each putting up $50,000 to start.
The events were postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic for nearly a year. They now will be played at the PokerGO studio.
The subscription video service, a sort of Netflix for poker, is looking forward to hosting big buy-in tournaments again this year.
The poker stars will compete in the “High Stakes Duel” format used by the subscription video service PokerGO, whose studio is next to the Aria.
There was no live coverage of the World Series of Poker’s $10,000 buy-in No-limit Hold’em Championship last year because of the COVID pandemic.
Doug Polk won $1.2 million from Daniel Negreanu in their recent heads-up No-limit Hold’em challenge match, the culmination of a yearslong feud.
Henderson resident Doug Polk won $255,722 from Daniel Negreanu on Wednesday as the poker stars reached the agreed-upon total of 25,000 hands of heads-up No-limit Hold’em.
Negreanu is again facing a deficit of almost $1 million as the heads-up No-limit Hold’em challenge match nears its conclusion.
Doug Polk still maintains a sizable advantage after 19,362 of the scheduled 25,000 hands in their heads-up No-limit Hold’em showdown.
Doug Polk surged to a big win Wednesday to push his lead to seven figures in the heads-up No-limit Hold’em showdown with Daniel Negreanu.
Polk has won three straight sessions to halt Negreanu’s momentum in the 25,000-hand heads-up No-limit Hold’em challenge match.
More than 180 rings will be awarded over 13 series played this year on WSOP.com. Eventually, 256 qualifiers will compete for a WSOP bracelet
Daniel Negreanu has come out fighting in the second half of the heads-up No-limit Hold’em match, but Doug Polk still has a substantial lead.
Damian Salas of Argentina prevailed in a heads-up battle with Joseph Hebert on Sunday at the Rio in the culmination of a hybrid online/live version of the event.