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WATCH: Daniel Negreanu, Phil Ivey, And Patrik Antonius Play Insane Pot On High Stakes Poker

Three Poker Legends Battle In Crazy Hand That Featured Both A Good And Bad Fold


The action on High Stakes Poker on PokerGO continued with an absolutely stacked $500-$1,000 no-limit hold’em game that featured five original stars of the popular poker show.

The lineup included Daniel Negreanu, Phil Ivey, Doyle Brunson, Tom Dwan, and Patrik Antonius, all of whom played on the first run of the program and were involved in some of the more memorable televised poker hands ever.

Once again, there were plenty of notable clashes between the players, but none more eye-popping than the pot played between Negreanu, Ivey, and Antonius.

Antonius opened with a raise to $2,500 with 5Spade Suit5Diamond Suit and was called by Jonathan Gibbs in middle position with 6Diamond Suit4Diamond Suit, Negreanu on the button with 9Heart Suit9Heart Suit and Ivey in the big blind with KClub Suit10Diamond Suit.

An absolute monster flop of 10Heart Suit9Diamond Suit5Club Suit came down, prompting a check from Ivey. Antonius fired in $5,000 with his bottom set to shed Gibbs, but Negreanu and Ivey called.

The turn improved everyone with the 10Club Suit. Ivey checked his trips, and Antonius slowed down with a check of his own. Negreanu then bet $26,000, getting called by both opponents.

Watch the hand and see what happened below.


The river was the QDiamond Suit and once again both Ivey and Antonius checked. Negreanu bet $54,000 and Ivey went into the tank.

After just over a minute of thought, Ivey mucked his cards, quickly getting up from the table to help himself to the spread of food nearby.

“Patrik can’t get away,” said High Stakes Poker announcer Gabe Kaplan. Indeed he couldn’t, as he committed the rest of his $153,000 stack to the middle of the table.

It appeared as though Antonius had really stepped in it and was about to lose his stack, but Negreanu was immediately bothered by the all-in.

“You got quads?” asked Negreanu. “I almost checked the river, too.”

“Patrik is not raising without a full house, and there’s only one full house that Daniel can beat,” offered Kaplan from the commentary booth.

After getting a count from the dealer, Negreanu put Antonius on either quad tens or Q-10, and quickly folded his hand, forfeiting the $311,500 pot.

Negreanu waited until the episode aired before releasing a vlog on his YouTube channel explaining his thought process during the hand.

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