Poker Tweets: Poker Masters Action!

Poker Tweets: Poker Masters Action!The inaugural Poker Masters has been the focal point of the poker news over the past week, with the high-stakes tournament series attracting some of the world’s top players to the Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Poker fans were also given a chance to get in on the action after Doug Polk and Fedor Holz offered a 1% share of their profits to one lucky social media follower.
Polk has since cashed in two tournament, including last night finishing runner-up to Brandon Adams for $819,000, and as he subsequently tweeted:
“Poker Masters giveaway is now worth $3,600!”
Furthermore, the 3-times WSOP bracelet winner gave an insight into some of his tactics at the table, and as he wrote:
“Today I used a time extension preflop facing a jam with AA (Opener and Blinds left to act). Am I going to poker hell now or what #Balance”.
… which promted the following response from the king of the slow rollers himself, Shaun Deeb, who tweeted back:
“See that’s a good slowroll glad you finally learned something from me.”
Phil Hellmuth has also enjoyed some success at the Poker Masters, having finished Event#2 in 4th place for $200,000. When the 14 times WSOP bracelet winner was asked by a twitter follower how he intends to “disconnect, relax, and recharge” after the competition is over, Hellmuth replied:
“My plan is to do NOTHING (nada) for 8 days: sleep 12 hours a night, naps, watch tons of television, and walk 10,000 steps a day.”
In the meantime, one player who wasn’t in attendance at the series is Jason Mercier, who instead posted a photo of himself with his pregnant wife Natasha from a beachside location, and the following message:
“Sad I’m missing the first ever Poker Masters series…. but if I’ve learned anything in the last 30 years… Family trumps everything!”
Here are some other entertaining tweets coming from your favorite pros over the past week:
Jimmy Fricke
“I love how I can sit in a poker game and lose every pot I play for an hour straight, then win one pot and they act like I cheated them.”
Erik Seidel
“Had a fun HU match w Bryn, seemed like I got awfully lucky, but lost anyway.”
Jamie Kerstetter
“Name something you don’t find disgusting that you probably should. I let my dog eat from my fork/spoon and then use it again.”
Matt Glantz
“Good for Poker: Crypto going up.
Bad for Poker: Crypto going down.
Nothing else matters for poker at this point.”
Doyle Brunson
“I live under a rock. What exactly is Crypto?”

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