The king of poker streaming returns, a legend 'retires' and more news, notes and funny tweets from around the poker universe.
- Jason Somerville is back to his Twitch stream after a month off
- High Stakes poker pro Brian Hastings announced his retirement from playing poker for a living. If you’re not familiar with Hastings, he’s the guy who famously beat Isildur out of $millions in a single day:
- Poker pros Jason Mercier and Natasha Barbour (Mercier now) got married and followed that up by busting consecutively in the same tournament
36th and 35th for #teamMercier @shrpo pic.twitter.com/iOMBYXO3xn
— Natasha Mercier (@natashabarbour) November 28, 2016
- The Montreal Nationals won the first ever GPL championship
Montreal Nationals take down the GPL Finals; the spirit of sport at center stage in the League’s Finale
TOP 3 POKER YOUTUBE VIDEOS OF THE WEEK:
- Episode 2 of ‘Table Talk with Polk and Papi’
- Another excellent episode of ‘The Breakdown’ with ‘The Poker Guys’ Grant Denison and Jonathan Levy
- The always entertaining Jaime Staples released another awesome stream highlights video on his Youtube channel
TOP 5 FUNNY POKER TWEETS OF THE WEEK:
The GPL season comes down to one final game. I haven't been this excited since I went to the post office earlier this afternoon.
— Kevin Mathers (@Kevmath) December 2, 2016
— Emily (@OhDagEmily) November 27, 2016
when it's 1am & @gpl is stillllll going pic.twitter.com/bCqrQbAOfd
— Samantha (@SamAbernathyy) November 30, 2016
Mad how birds have all these bright feathers, but to attract humans all we have is a super-like option on Tinder. ?
— Samantha (@SamAbernathyy) December 2, 2016
Random dude to @SamAbernathyy & me: "You ladies working?"
Him: "Well hello then."
Me: "Oh, fuck, I meant PLAYING POKER working."
— Cate Hall (@catehall) November 26, 2016
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