Match Will Take Place Live and on

Published on October 29th, 2020 8:25 am EST

The two sides have settled on terms and the match is about to begin.The start date of the Daniel Negreanu vs Doug Polk grudge match has finally been set.

After months of contentious negotiations, the two sides have seemingly settled on terms and are good to go.

According to Daniel Negreanu, the start date of the match will be November 4th.

Negreanu says that the first 200 hands will be with "actual chips and cards", with the rest of the match taking place on

Here is Negreanu's Tweet about the match:


The rules of the match look like this:

1. 2 Tables of $200/$400 No Limit Hold'em on

2. Stacks will be topped up automatically, with a new table being started when the stacks get too big

3. Minimum of 12,500 hands, with the loser able to extend the match for an additional 12,500 hands

4. No charts or HUDs or other assistants may be used


Negotiations centered around a number of issues including: where the match would take place, how many hands would be played, etc.


Here are the current odds for the match, courtesy of

Daniel Negreanu, 5.25
Doug Polk, 1.18


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