Heads-up battle between Negreanu and Hellmuth was postponed
Negreanu is going to play another heads-up duel. This time, it will take place against Hellmuth. The poker players agreed to fight in the battle, taking into account the following rules:
- Hellmuth and Negreanu will pay $50 000 each.
- The one who loses the first round will be able to play the next one, if he manages to equate the prize pool within three days after the loss. For example, after losing $50 000, you need to deposit $100 000 for the next round.
- Play to the bitter end. The battle will end when one of the participants surrenders (that is, he admits his defeat).
The participants of heads-up battle planned to start their duel on 15 March, but the organizers of match announced the postponement on the official High Stakes Duel page. 31 March became the new date for the first match. According to the official reason, this happened due to the fact that someone of the team was diagnosed with coronavirus.
It should be reminded that battle between Holz and Wiktor Malinowski ended some days ago. The German poker pro became the winner and earned $90 000.