3-12 months Outdated Video Exhibits Phil Hellmuth’s Rock Paper Scissors Thoughts Recreation vs Doug Polk
Nothing is easy with regards to poker gamers and prop bets, as a three-year previous video of Doug Polk and Phil Hellmuth enjoying Rock, Paper, Scissors to settle a basketball dispute reveals…
The pair had been out and about late at evening in Pittsburgh with Shaun Deeb, Parker Talbot and others, with Polk live-streaming the basketball guess on YouTube.
“It is my $10,000 to Phil’s $1,000,” writes Polk within the intro. “Can he make a 3-point shot on the primary attempt with out warming up? Some consuming might have gone down within the making of this video.”
First up although, a suspicious potential angle from the Poker Brat, with Hellmuth claiming he ought to shoot from the school basketball free-throw distance, fairly than NBA requirements.
That discrepancy naturally required some pre-throw settling, so Polk challenged his opponent to a Rock, Paper, Scissors battle, and even then Phil appeared to be attempting for an edge.
“Are you fucking with me?” asks Polk after Hellmuth appears unable to know the principles. When Hellmuth did handle to get the principles proper, a fast scissors draw was adopted by Hellmuth’s rock selection blunting Polk’s blades.
School line it was, that means simply over 22 toes (6.75m) fairly than 23.75ft (7.24m) and that half-metre distinction might have price Polk $10k and far more in sidebets!
Remarkably the less-than-athletic Hellmuth shot the 3-pointer on the first try! That noticed him dancing and prancing across the Pittsburgh parking zone, $10k richer as Polk appeared on in disbelief.
“That was not a hustle,” claimed Hellmuth as Polk may solely mutter “Unbelievable,” after which the Upswing Poker boss needed to watch on as Hellmuth missed a second throw by a mile.
“I’d identical to to say, it’s not honest…how the fuck…?” was Polk’s message to his followers, nevertheless it’s simply one other instance of individuals betting towards Phil Hellmuth and strolling away with empty pockets.
In fact, together with his Excessive Stakes Duel II rematch with Daniel Negreanu arising on Might fifth, you’ll have the possibility to make some cash on Hellmuth – or towards him – as he appears to be like to go 2-0 towards KidPoker, this time the buy-in $100k every.
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