Much like “The Magnificent Six” before it, the lineup assembled on “Railbird Heaven” is every poker fan’s dream. Now on THE VAULT for PokerGO is a collection of some of the best nosebleed online players in history…and Phil Hellmuth.
In fact, there are few things Hellmuth dislikes less than online players so putting him next to the likes of Patrik Antonius and Tom Dwan is hilarious in itself.
This Poker After Dark cash game is a minimum buy-in of $100,000 with some players putting up to $250,000 on the table. The $200/$400 blinds are just a starting point for the action to come.
As you might expect from the online crowd, Phil Ivey and Gus Hansen are in the mix. Ivey and Hansen are on other ends of the spectrum in terms of online cash game results and are great foils in terms of who will provide the most action.
Daniel Negreanu is a tad out of place here as he was never regarded among the best in the world for his online prowess. But, as a TV player, there is no better fit than Negreanu.
Hellmuth is on the defensive for the episode, battling against some of the world’s best and most aggressive players. Hellmuth is clearly out-classed in this lineup but don’t tell him that.
If you’re looking for “Ivey” moments, this episode contains them in a multitude. Even against a lineup like this, Ivey’s otherworld skill are more than apparent here.
Another online legend joins the gang in the second game, which will be available on Friday on-demand on PokerGO.
Until then, go in THE VAULT and watch a table full of future hall-of-famers battle at nosebleed stakes with massive swings on the take place. You’ll be glad you did.