Doug Polk joins Excessive Stakes Poker to finish the season


After three months of online poker battles with Daniel Negreanu at, Doug Polk is back in action. The heads-up poker specialist and three times World Series of Poker Bracelet winner comes to High stakes poker March.

Polk highlights the final episodes of the eighth season after that PokerGO animated the legendary poker show. USPoker has learned that he will be featured alongside some of the biggest names in poker.

Polk returns to live poker after a big win over Negreanu

High stakes poker Features Polk back too Live game For the first time since the first session against Negreanu. That took place in November and was also on PokerGO.

The streaming service brought back the legendary poker show 2020. The eighth season features some of the biggest names in poker at the PokerGO Studio at Aria in Las Vegas.

In addition to three World Series of Poker titles, Polk is no stranger either Online poker Success too. His poker career began with spinning one $ 20 Deposit on PokerStars in a $ 10,000 Bankroll. He became one of the best online cash game players in the game.

After doing some post-game analysis, Polk believes Negreanu was fortunate enough not to be more than losing $ 1.2 million.

“I’m going through all of my stats on this challenge,” Polk recently wrote on Twitter. “My frequencies in so many of these places have been phenomenal. It was weird to play a whole challenge with no data, but I’m just so proud of the level of poker I’ve played at for this cause. “

By beating Negreanu in the past, Polk is trying to capitalize on some of that dynamic. Polk should make things interesting and not afraid to get involved in a joke.

After Doug Polk won $ 1.2 million against Daniel Negreani, he went to the live table for “High Stakes Poker” in March. (Photos and main image courtesy of PokerGO)

A dream to play at high stakes

Along with Polk, the lineup offers features for the final episodes of high stakes poker Phil Ivey, Phil Hellmuth, Tom Dwan, Bryn Kenney, Brandon Steven, James Bord and Jake Daniels. The players will fight it in $ 200- $ 400 No Limit Hold’em.

It has always seemed impossible for Polk to play high stakes poker. Before winning millions in the game, like many, he was a fan who enjoyed it Poker on TV.

“I’m very excited,” Polk told PokerGO. “This is a cult show. I grew up with it. In fact, I grew up as a kid thinking how great it is to see these players play. I never had an idea or thought that one day I would play. It just seemed too unreal to happen at all.

“It’s cool to play these games. It’s cool to know I went on this journey and here we are today. “

Polk recently said he was bored with poker again and wanted to quit the game. High stakes poker seems to be an exception.

Can Polk book another nice win after so many months of high stakes action online? Viewers will find out soon. Polk has recently been wondering what he could have won if the matchup with Negreanu had gone differently currency.

Nor can I confirm or deny that Bitcoin was sold for this purpose. Why did this happen to me

– Doug Polk (@DougPolkVids) February 16, 2021

Dan Bilzerian among other big names in the current lineup of ‘High Stakes Poker’

High stakes poker fans can check out a few other interesting names in the current lineup as well. Hellmuth, Ivey and Dwan are among those currently in Episodes 9-11. Dan Bilzerian is currently also on the show.

The social media icon and the so-called “King of Instagram” recently signed a contract to become one GGPoker Ambassador. Bilzerian claims to have won millions playing private poker games. Poker fans now have the opportunity to experience their skills at the table.

Dan Bilzerian recently signed to represent GGPoker and is now joining the lineup of High Stakes Poker. (Photo courtesy GGPoker)

Some other names on the show are Jake Daniels, and Brandon Adams Jason Koon. Daniels is from Texas and has $ 1.3 million for live tournament winnings. He’s a regular on the Las Vegas high roller scene at Aria and Wynn.

Adams returns to the show after performing 13 years ago. His career highlights include a 2019 WSOP bracelet and more than $ 5 million in lifetime tournament winnings.

“This is incredible,” Adams told PokerGO about the return to the show. “I was thrilled to play with Phil [Ivey] and Tom [Dwan] because I haven’t played with them in so long. Especially Tom, because I played with him so much and hung out with him so much, but less so in recent years because he lives in Asia. I look forward to playing with him again. “

Koon is one of the most successful poker players $ 31 million for live tournament winnings. He is currently also a member of Team partypoker and has met at some of the biggest events in the world.

The episode also shows businessmen James Bord, Lazaro Hernandez and Chamath Palihapitiya.

The contest allows the fan to participate in a “Poker After Dark” episode on PokerGO

Together with High Stakes Poker, PokerGO continues to produce episodes of the classic Poker after dark. The network now gives viewers the opportunity to take part in the show.

Two-time WPT champion and founder Jonathan Little will play $ 25 / $ 50 No-Limit Hold’em in two upcoming episodes.

He is also a host on $ 5,000 sit and go with James Romero, Matt Affleck, Faraz Jaka, and other. Those who visit his website have a chance to earn one Free admission into the event.

The winner then plays with the chance to win as much as possible $ 30,000. The competition is open until July 31 and to enter click here.

New episodes of High Stakes Poker debut every Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET.

Photo courtesy of PokerGO