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Poker Pro Wins $270K During YouTube Stream

Doug Polk Takes Down $5K Sunday Tournament


Live streams of online poker sessions are popular these days, and Doug Polk is one of the poker YouTube stars. He added to his status as one of the best internet players alive when he won $271,000 during a stream early Monday morning.

Polk, widely regarded as one of the top heads-up no-limit hold’em cash game players, entered a $5,200 tournament on partypoker. There were 274 players in the field, creating a prize pool of $1,424,000. Polk finished as the last man standing when his ASpade Suit10Spade Suit held against his opponent’s AClub Suit7Diamond Suit.

His victory is one of the largest internet poker scores ever live streamed on YouTube. He also Twitch streamed a second place in the 2016 WCOOP $10,300 high roller for $455,000.

Polk has $5.1 million in live earnings to go along with untold internet winnings.

Check out video below. Polk’s victory comes at the end of the eight-hour video.