Doyle Brunson proved that age is not a consider poker, and Tom Dwan and Daniel Negreanu performed a monster pot in the most recent episode of Top Stakes Poker.
Season 9, which kicked off two weeks in the past on PokerGO, has been filled with mythical avid gamers. Monday night time’s Episode 3 featured the next star-studded solid of characters in a $200/$400 no-limit cling’em money sport:
Negreanu, Dwan Run it Two times
Till Season 9 started, Dwan ran sizzling constantly on Top Stakes Poker, however the breaks simply haven’t gone his way right through the newest collection of episodes. That did not alternate on Monday.
Final week, he lost a race in two run-outs towards Jean-Robert Bellande. This week, he opted to run it two times towards Negreanu in a $272,000 pot, and the end result was once an identical.
Dwan limped under-the-gun with the after which Patrik Antonius popped it to $2,000 with the . A sneaky Negreanu simply referred to as with the hoping somebody would three-bet at the back of him. He were given precisely what he was once searching for when “durrrr” raised it as much as $14,000. Antonius folded after which “DNegs” four-bet to $32,000, which did not persuade his opponent to fold.
The flop got here out , a bothered board for Dwan, who checked his best pair. Negreanu wager $20,000, and the previous Complete Tilt Poker professional moved all in for $102,000. The GGPoker ambassador briefly referred to as and each avid gamers agreed to run it two times.
At the first board, Negreanu gained when it got here adopted through the . After which he scooped the entire pot when the second one board ran out and . Dwan whiffed for the second one directly week when operating it two times.
Brunson Steals the Display
At age 88, Doyle Brunson can nonetheless play some poker. The ten-time WSOP bracelet winner confirmed an competitive aspect right through Episode 3 and compelled his combatants off some pots they in a different way may have gained.
Two times whilst keeping best pair, he successfully made massive raises with best pair to ward off doable drawing arms. The sport was once missing motion, so “Texas Dolly” took it upon himself to spice issues up with a straddle to $800. Bellande then double straddled to $1,600.
Dwan raised from below the gun to $5,000 with the and Negreanu referred to as from the small blind with the . Gibbs folded the from the massive blind, which stunned commentator Gabe Kaplan. Motion was once again on Brunson, who had within the hollow.
The Poker Corridor of Famer noticed a possibility to chase some avid gamers away, so he three-bet to $30,500. Everybody folded and the “Godfather of Poker” took down the pot with aggression. Brunson used aggression more than one occasions right through Episode 3 to win some chips and display he is not afraid to push the younger dollars round.
Subsequent week’s episode, which airs Monday at 5 p.m. on PokerGO, will characteristic a brand spanking new desk that comes with the extremely expected Top Stakes Poker debut of well-liked Los Angeles pro Garrett Adelstein.
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