We recap some stories you may perhaps have missed like a substantial evening for the Sunday Million and ‘Bald Spraggy’ hits the reside felt.
Vibes offends the staking police
You may perhaps recall final year one particular of the massive Twitter debates of the year was on the markup Phil Hellmuth charged for staking into a Turbo Bounty occasion at the WSOP. Nicely it really is that time of year once more people, this time the staking police have come right after well known YouTuber Johnnie Vibes.
Vibes charged 1.38 markup on his staking package for the WSOP, in spite of becoming largely a money player with $66,000 in reside cashes. It really is widespread to see MTT experts charge 1.two, so this seemed higher sufficient for Shaun Deeb and Doug Polk to lead a charge against his package deal:
Not cool Deeb, Johnnie is an great tournament player (He talks about it in his vlog all the time). If he desires to sell at 1.38 on 43k worth of buyins, investors are acquiring a deal!
He has a verified track record in tournaments, lets just let the numbers speak for themselves. pic.twitter.com/r9P0wamUwP
— Hug Polk #Positivity (@DougPolkPoker) April 12, 2019
The staking scene is ordinarily some thing you have a quite powerful opinion about or you do not, but fairly substantially everybody on American poker Twitter had an opinion about it more than the weekend, so begin with the accounts above if you want to see how it unfolded. It basically came down to a free of charge marketplace vs ethics of misleading investment debate, substantially like the Hellmuth one particular from final year.
Substantial return for the $215 Sunday Million
The numbers have been gradually decreasing because the acquire-in was decreased (apart from the PKO occasion) so a one particular off return to the $215 value mark was normally going to be exciting.
Nonetheless, simply because it also came with a $10 million assure, it was difficult to inform what particularly brought on final night’s 13th Anniversary Sunday Million to attract a whopping 61,342 entries (45,929 uniques and 15,413 re-entries) – in all probability the assure with some support from the acquire-in. It was quite close to the most significant ever Sunday Million with 62,116 entries in 2011 (although that was a freezeout).
980 players stay and will play down to a winner nowadays, exactly where the initial prize is $1,000,061.44.
$12,268,400 prize pool
$1,000,061.44 to initial
Very good luck to everybody nonetheless in the 13th Anniversary #SundayMillion. 🤞 pic.twitter.com/6FUQTPfML4
— PokerStars (@PokerStars) April 14, 2019
More than in Reno it really is the annual RunItUp occasion exactly where stars of Twitch come to play with their fans.
When you see uncommon headgear, that ordinarily suggests a lost prop bet, and this time it was Ben ‘Spraggy’ Spragg who lost a bet and was hence subjected to wearing a bald wig, which came about following a meme designed by one particular of his Twitch fans:
Our pal, @spraggy went by means of a three hour course of action of becoming “Bald Spraggy” this morning. You are going to be in a position to see him in a handful of hours, when our Mini Most important Occasion Day two stream starts. Thanks for becoming such a fantastic sport Spraggy! #baldspraggy #runituprenohttps://t.co/rTZtLoUjOc pic.twitter.com/2RnD0JpCag
— Run It Up (@runitup) April 14, 2019
The most significant stream of the evening
Amazingly in spite of it becoming one particular of the most significant nights of the year at PokerStars, Lex Veldhuis did not have the most significant poker Twitch stream of the evening. That honour fell to gamer ‘arthas’ who was playing in the occasion, till this occurred:
Exactly where do you fall in the markup debate? Let us know in the comments: