Dan Bilzerian Slams Poker Gamers as “F*****g Nerds”
Dan Bilzerian has lashed out on the poker neighborhood, describing most gamers as “fucking nerds”, with Doug Polk a “stereotypical clickbait man” and Phil Hellmuth as “in all probability the worst f*****g factor to ever occur to poker.”
Bilzerian additionally revealed that his days as a GGPoker ambassador are undoubtedly over, arguments over cash and an unwillingness to “promote out” the principle points inflicting the rift.
The alleged serial misogynist has been seen by many as a blight on the sport since first crawling out from beneath the monetary wings of his prison father’s stolen $tens of millions.
Claims to have received greater than $50million taking part in poker in opposition to larger whales than himself abounded over time, with the self-proclaimed King of Instagram recurrently making the headlines, and barely for optimistic causes.
This week on podcaster and YouTuber Adam22’s No Jumper present, Bilzerian opened up about his emotions for the poker neighborhood, and he didn’t maintain again.
Poker nerds and poker associates
“Most poker gamers are fucking nerds,” mentioned Bilzerian, including: “I do not actually hangout with that a lot of them, I do not actually need to affiliate with them. I shut most of them out of my fucking video games. I by no means actually let professionals in.”
After all, in all probability the principle cause he doesn’t need professionals in his video games is as a result of he would have his ass handed to him on a plate, however that’s not against the law.
And he does checklist Phil Ivey, Andrew Robl, “Jungleman” Dan Cates and Antonio Esfandiari amongst these gamers he considers as “associates”.
Slagging Polk and Hellmuth
Some, nonetheless, most undoubtedly usually are not, and each Doug Polk and Phil Hellmuth are available for particular consideration.
Polk has taken a number of pot-shots at Bilzerian over time, claiming:
“I believe that perhaps he can beat some excessive stakes, very tender stay video games, however on the Web, he is a fish within the water.”
Extra lately he had Bilzerian on his podcast, however that left the $millionaire playboy with a bitter style in his mouth.
“He is the stereotypical clickbait man,” is how he described Polk this week, claiming: “He does not care about reporting the information, was keen to convolute the reality to suit his narrative to get him the story that he needed. After which he’d principally cover beneath the guise of ‘oh, I am only a journalist.’ However it’s like, no should you’re a journalist taking that strategy, you have acquired some moral points there.”
Thomas ‘SrslySirius’ Keeling, the person behind Polk’s content material, was described by Bilzerian as a “bullshit editor” who intentionally made his solutions seem completely different to what he had actually mentioned.
Phil Hellmuth additionally confronted a barrage of criticism, Bilzerian stating:
“Guys like Phil Hellmuth are in all probability the worst fucking factor to ever occur to poker”.
That was in reference to Hellmuths’ fixed berating of opponents, most lately seen within the Hustler On line casino Dwell money sport the place Phil was accused of angleshooting newbies.
“You bought a man berating gamers for taking part in dangerous. In my video games, we encourage folks to play dangerous,” mentioned Bilzerian, including: “We needed folks to make dangerous calls and silly bluffs, and this fucking fool is encouraging them to play higher, to play tighter, and it is like, why?”
The GGPoker Affair Ends
Bilzerian has additionally confronted critical criticism for his function with GGPoker, through which he did nearly nothing besides underline his well-deserved popularity as a misogynist.
Taken on as an envoy by the web poker giants, Bilzerian’s first day was an embarrassing one, with Vanessa Kade calling his sleazy sexism out and Bilzerian responding in typical style…
Quiet hoe, no person is aware of who you’re
— Dan Bilzerian (@DanBilzerian) December 4, 2020
That was adopted by Bilzerian reneging on his obligation to play the winner of his GGPoker birthday freeroll – Alex O’Brien – as a result of she is a lady.
Ultimately, Bilzerian says, he didn’t do his job for the positioning as a result of he “simply will not sellout”, claiming:
“I get supplied a lot cash to do fucking promos…I simply haven’t got the guts to do it. Initially, I attempted to do it, you already know what I imply, I did some posts and drove them a fuckload of visitors…however then they had been supposed to present me a proportion of the people who I recruited…”
Bilzerian claimed that it amounted to “100,000 that we downloaded… lots of people,” and that the cash ought to have been “tens of millions a month.”
That was that, says Dan:
“So, we simply agreed to sort of like finish it, you already know.”
Whether or not or not it’s the final we’ll see of Bilzerian within the poker world is unimaginable to say, however there are a lot who can be very completely satisfied to see the again of him.
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