Luke Schwartz and Doug Polk Trade Blows on Twitter

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25 Might

Archenemies Doug Polk and Luke Schwartz re-ignited their long-standing feud final week with a crypto-connected tweet from the American sparking off one other spherical within the verbal ding-dong…

That “area of interest” joke as Polk referred to as it, evaluating the autumn within the worth of the digital foreign money Ethereum with Schwartz’s PokerStars report was Polk’s umpteenth try and get beneath the Londoner’s pores and skin.

Their feud was sparked years in the past with a row over their money recreation encounters, with Polk claiming he smashed Schwartz on the Blended and 2-7 Triple Draw tables.

Luke responded by claiming that the Upswing Poker boss had been ghosted by his pal and colleague Jake ‘JLlama’ Abdalla, and Doug doubled down by stating that Viktor ‘Isildur1’ Blom was enjoying on Schwartz’s account.

The playground verbal fisticuffs continued, the English professional calling out Polk’s coaching website as a “rip-off” and Doug calling Luke a “troll” and operating a ballot…

Schwartz proved he knew how đto run Twitter polls too, selecting his least favorite folks to match up towards Polk within the “life pigeon” stakes.


Quick-forward a couple of years and Polk’s tweet final week didn’t go unnoticed, or unanswered, Schwartz tweeting out a “info” sheet about Polk…

That “lowered to tears by ben86” jibe may have some clarification for some readers, the story principally being that Polk gave Ben Tollerene some NLHE teaching however was upset when Tollerene didn’t return the favour in PLO.

As Tollerene described it, they’d talked it out, however then it reared its head as soon as once more on a drunken night time out in Vegas.

“ Doug begins giving his No. 1 within the World speech and I inform him I do not agree. His pattern is just too small, and many others. We argue for some time and he ultimately breaks down and will get actually upset. We discuss it out till about 5 a.m. in his room, hug one another and we’re cool. I get up the following morning to an essay on Skype about why we can’t be associates anymore.”

Polk later replied to this by stating:

“…Ben Tollerene is my enemy, make no mistake. The best way that I used to be handled, was past unacceptable. The story of what occurred that night time is probably the most absurd factor that ever occurred to me, and if Ben needs to disclaim his guilt right here, I’ll don’t have any selection however to inform it.”

PokerTube coated that story intimately right here and naturally it wasn’t the primary or final time {that a} feud involving Doug Polk graced our pages.

On-line fights with Jason Mercier, Tom Dwan, Cate Corridor, Ben Tollerene, ‘JNandez’ and most notably Daniel Negreanu ensued, all caught within the crosshairs of Doug’s ‘take no prisoners’ strategy to YouTube ‘journalism’.

That latter feud, oiled by numerous swipes on the Canadian legend, in the end led to the latest Grudge Match of the Century, with Polk taking $1.2million from Negreanu as they settled their variations.

What is going to occur subsequent between Polk and Schwartz is unclear, nevertheless it’s virtually sure to contain harsh phrases and challenges!

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