Douglas Polk beat Bill Perkins over $200 000 in heads-up battle
Renowned American poker player and one of the best heads-up players in the world Douglas Polk is enjoying "an honorable retirement" after moving from the world's gambling capital Las Vegas to Austin, Texas.
Still, Douglas doesn't mind taking part in high stakes heads-up challenges. The other day he won another one-on-one online battle against another famous poker player.
Popular American poker player and businessman Bill Perkins was defeated by the famous GTO robot. Perkins lost over $200 000 to Polk during heads-up playing $200/$400 stakes overnight. Traditionally, Polk boasted about his victory to Twitter followers:
Bill Perkins, in turn, also reported to his followers noting his main mistakes:
Their challenge spawned a lot of jokes in the English-speaking poker community. Like that Douglas Polk "can't retire" and that Perkins is really trying to "die with zero" (a reference to his book Die With Zero).