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Phil Hellmuth Tries Bullying His Opponent with Speech Play (Hand Analysis)

The Big Game was a heck of a show.

Every week, PokerStars (the show’s sponsor) would give an unknown player $100,000 to battle against some of the most famous poker pros.

This time, that unknown player was Max Martinez from Italy. His opponent? 14 time WSOP bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth.

Hellmuth is known for his ability to exploit less-experienced players, and that’s exactly what he tried to do against Max.

Let’s hear Doug Polk’s break down of the hand.

Well, at least someone was surprised.

Check back soon (or just scroll down) for more videos from Doug. See you next time!

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Mike Brady

I used to play a ton of poker. Now, I'm the Vice President of Upswing Poker and only play a decent amount of poker.


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