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Today in the 3-Bet we find the Go0se gutting Phil Hellmuth’s game, Kristen Bicknell checks in from Brazil and Miikka Anttonen sets everything there is on the line.
1) White Magic What?
There are few more polarizing poker musicians than Phil Hellmuth – especially if you’re talking about whether he’s actually any “good” at poker.
Phil and fans point to his 14 WSOP bangles as all the evidence required; Phil’s detractors say it’s smoke and mirrors and his actual technical skills, at least as far as No-Limit Hold’em pas, are abysmal.
Put Steffen ‘Go0se. core! ‘ Sontheimer among the latter. We pointed you to his full interview with Joe Ingram on the Poker Life Podcast on Monday but this amazing clip of him razing Phil’s technological prowess is hitting the rounds today 😛 TAGEND
— gN PapiGTO (@ Joeingram1) October 3, 2017
Tell us how “youve been” feel, Go0se. Props to him, though, because if you call person out you better be ready to put your money where your month is and Sontheimer is very keen on that 😛 TAGEND
“I’m ready to play him. Over and over and over again.”
— phil_hellmuth (@ phil_hellmuth) October 4, 2017
Something tells us this is all going to come to a manager on Poker Night in America somehow and we can’t wait to see it.
2) Kristen Bicknell: Brazil is Fun, for Ev-ery-one
Two-time WSOP bracelet winner and partypoker Ambassador Kristen Bicknell narrowly missed the final nominee index for both our Most Inspiring Player and Rising Star awards this year and for good reason.
She’s a total boss at the poker table and a good spirit on and off the experience. partypoker plainly felt the same space and scooped her up for a brand-new pro contract this summer during the WSOP.
The new gig has afforded her some opportunities to hit the road and suffer the poker circuit in far-flung places and she’s taken advantage with a stop at this week’s WSOPC event in Brazil.
She’s even attained the final table of the main event, to boot.
Codigo Poker caught up with her for a short interview where she talked about her suffer, where she’s manager next and just how you are able to characterize the playing style of her South American tablemates.
Check a short clip below; click through to watch the full 3-minute interview.
— partypoker (@ partypoker) October 4, 2017 3) Turn EUR5 00 into EUR1 0,000 in 100 Day or Leave Poker Forever
How confident are you that you could win at this play when “youve been” had to?
Famed grinder/ TwoPlusTwo poster Miikka ‘ChuckBass’ Anttonen is about to find out for himself with an inspired prop bet challenge that is actually sets all he’s ever learned in poker to the test.
The craziest prop pot of my life is about to begin. If I lose I will pretty much have to quit poker forever. Please me luck! @UpswingPoker
— Miikka Anttonen (@ chuckbasspoker) September 30, 2017
Anttonen throws himself at about 50% to do it although recognises he has, umm, a few obstacles to overcome( as posted on 2+2 ):
“As for background, I’ve played poker for~ 10 years, but I’ve shared my time 50 -5 0 between writing and poker in the last 2 years or so. I’ve attained less than 10 k in this entire time playing poker, and over the last two months I’ve booked like 95% losing conferences building 30 deposits without a withdrawal.
“I’m feeling washed up as ****, I haven’t studied in forever and when asked what the remedy unexploitable 10 BB BTN pushing assortment is I’m pretty sure I’d miss by 5-10 %. I haven’t actually won anything remotely respectable at poker in about 2 years( although I haven’t really dedicated myself to it either ). I’m 30, I can’t physically take massive grinds anymore, and candidly don’t have a whole lot going for myself poker-wise.”
Wow. He’ll be streaming 16 periods of it live for a Finnish poker website; we’ll have our PL.fi editor keep an eye on it.
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