Phil Hellmuth hasn't been doing all that well at the poker tables in the past few years, and he has been criticized by some of the best poker players in the world because he refuses to understand that poker has changed and that he can't play the same style as he used to "back in the days" when he was successful. It's clear that Phil Hellmuth doesn't care much about what others think about him and [...] Read more » High Stakes: Sickest hand ever? (VIDEO)
Joined: Nov '08
Age: 46 (M)
I play alot of live poker.dont mind loosing a hand like that but what really pisses me off is when people all call for a bad beat, and when it comes they all cheer. Its one of the worst feelings in the world. One just feels like the whole world is against one. I can just sympathise with Phil. I also dont do that to others. I think its a BAD poker etikett. I dont like people that rub salt into wounds for there own pleasure.
Joined: May '11
Age: 33 (M)
what are you talking about losing player over the past couple years... did you miss this worlds wsop? im pretty sure he was player of the year up until the main event only to get overtaken by the well running ben lamb. phil is by far definately one of the best poker players, he just gets frustrated some times.
Yeah saying Phil Hellmuth is bad is just dumb, he knows his maths and he's very experienced. I wouldn't be so scared of him cash games, but in a tournament, hell yeah! He sure knows how to trap people. But I agree sometimes his reads are off, and he plays bad when he's on tilt or thinking too much.