Hellmuth wins the best hand in poker history


Over on PokerGO at the United States Poker Open Phil Hellmuth has actually simply played the most amazing hand of his poker profession.

At a last table in the $25,000 occasion, Alex Foxen opened to 125,000 with 3.2 million behind with blinds at 30,000/ 60,000 holding pocket nines. Hellmuth reraised to 350,000 with Q4o with 950,000 behind. Foxen put Hellmuth all-in and after that this occurred:

Despite the commentary group all concurring no one would ever contact this area, Hellmuth did and handled to get there. Foxen took his beat like a practiced expert, the entire world understands we would have seen the blow up of all blow ups if it had actually been the other method around.

The hand has actually currently decreased as the worst hand Phil Hellmuth has actually ever used a telecasted poker broadcast.

Hellmuth breaks the web

As you can picture, the reaction to this hand on poker Twitter was possibly higher than any Hellmuth hand that came prior to it, a few of the replies and quote tweets to the initial PokerGO tweet sharing it has actually been invaluable:

It likewise appears that Q4o has actually been eternalized as a traditional hand simply in the method Doyle Brunson’s T2o has actually been.

Some more nuanced actions included this timeless from Phil Galfond, we’ll let you choose if it’s a giant or not:

The guy at the other end of the bad beat took it incredibly well at the table, however reliving it on poker Twitter may have been the last straw:

For gamers like Hellmuth, any promotion seems great promotion and he has actually taken the entire experience in excellent humour. No doubt he is anticipating numerous gamers overplaying Q4o versus him this year at the WSOP.

Ideas on the hand? Let us understand in the remarks:

Barry Carter

Barry Carter Barry Carter is the editor of PokerStrategy.com and the co-author of The Mental Game of Poker 1 & 2, Poker Satellite Strategy &, PKO Poker Strategy & the brand-new book Endgame Poker Strategy

Source: pokerstrategy.com