Doug "WCGRider" Polk Wins Big on partypoker!
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Posted on Monday, May 22, 2017 by "T".
partypoker's POWERFEST concluded last night after 2 weeks with over 300 events and $20,000,000 in guaranteed prize pools. The final night had some big buy-in tournaments, one of which was won by American poker pro Doug "WCGRider" Polk!
The $5,200 High Roller event saw 274 entrants to boost the orginal $1 million guarantee with $424k extra! Polk streamed the action live on youtube with some short delay and around 10,000 viewers got to see him take down the tournament for $271,272!
According to High Stakes DB, this was the fourth time that Polk scored a 6-figure payday while letting people watch his game live on youtube and twitch! His biggest score while streaming came in 2016 when he chopped a WCOOP High Roller for a $455,000 payday.
9 comments for "Doug "WCGRider" Polk Wins Big on partypoker!"
| pochui||5/22/2017 8:10:48 PM GMT|
| well what can i say... massive congratulation for Doug "WCGRider" Polk, an American poker pro who i have never heard before, it looks like there is a trend nowadays if you play poker and have won sth you immediately become a pro, not even taking into account how much are you losing...|
| StheP||5/22/2017 8:41:24 PM GMT|
Posted by pochui:
well what can i say... massive congratulation for Doug "WCGRider" Polk, an American poker pro who i have never heard before, it looks like there is a trend nowadays if you play poker and have won sth you immediately become a pro, not even taking into account how much are you losing...
he is one of the best NLHE players... he was best NL HU player... i watched stream, and hope he will do well in that 300k$ buy in tournie
| Robbo1990||5/23/2017 2:35:58 AM GMT|
| hes mostly famous for being vanessa selbsts twin and one of the leading streamers/original poker content stuff. basically in the poker world hes big on youtube|
| Tony_MON7ANA||5/23/2017 4:43:19 AM GMT|
| Huge congratulations go out to Douglas Polk on being crowned winner of the $5,200 buy-in high roller tournament on partypoker. What a victory! What a triumph! It must have been exhilarating for him and his friends!|
| DaCapo71||5/23/2017 5:52:00 AM GMT|
| Nice winning in the last big event of the Powerfest seriest! The High Roller event with so many entrants of 274 entrants wa famous for a big prize pool and it was strong to pay a buyin over 5000 $. To qualify for one of this big events was a dream for every poker player.|
| doubletop777||5/23/2017 7:50:20 AM GMT|
| Many congratulations to Doug Polk on winning this tournament and the first prize of $271,272. I often watch his You Tube channel, and i find it very entertaining, so its nice to see him win |
| Mober||5/23/2017 8:33:57 PM GMT|
| Lucky all the ones that got to play on this one, that had qualified with satellites and won some|
money at the end.
I didnt know there was a coverage of it, on youtube.
I would have watched it at some point.
| Calmplay||5/24/2017 8:24:16 AM GMT|
| That was pretty kind from him to let people watch his game live as mentioned in the article and what about the runner up, it seems to be a nickname for a girl so anyone have any info about???|
| Mober||5/24/2017 8:55:01 PM GMT|
| Wonder if anyone so far streaming their live play has made a mistake,|
not setting a delay on it. Can be very costly mistake
Unless there is a setup with prefixed standard delay by the sites, like twitch and youtube.
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