..

Doyle Brunson, Daniel Negreanu Go at it Over Confederate Statutes

Written by:
Guest
Published on:
Aug/19/2017

After Texas poker legend Doyle Brunson tweeted that he grew thinking of Confederate General Robert E. Lee to be his hero, other poker pros immediately challenged him, in particular Daniel Negreanu.

Negreanu tweeted:

Just pointing out that when Nazis did evil things they were defending their beliefs. As you said, Robert E. Lee was "defending his beliefs"

Brunson responded:

So you are comparing Robert E Lee to Nazis????

Negreanu, a Canadian now living in Las Vegas, had tweeted earlier:

The beliefs that Jews should be killed. Robert E. Lee believed blacks needed to be slaves. Both are vile and evil

Brunson, one of the most followed poker pros on Twitter, had his supporters.

jmcbryer tweeted out:

Come on, Daniel. There's a big difference in defending a territory and implementing a mass genocide against and entire race.

Tom @Tommy2Tomatos tweeted:

To paint Lee as a pro slavery advocate is merely ignorance, he was not in favor of secession or slavery

The controversy erupted this week following a deadly rampage during a white supremacy gathering in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend.

- Nagesh Rath, Gambling911.com

Poker News

Cashing Out of Online Poker Rooms - Bitcoin The Fastest Preference

Winning Poker Network, parent company of Gambling911.com partner Americas Cardroom, said it has been forced to buy millions in bitcoin a day to meet the demands of exiting players.

Mini Online Super Series Starts Sunday - $55 Buy-In, $2.5 Million Guaranteed

Mini Online Super Series Starts Sunday - $55 Buy-In, $2.5 Million Guaranteed

Mini Online Super Series (MOSS) is actually a big deal with $2.5 million in guaranteed prize pools.

'Mouth' Joins Dating App Thinking It's a Conservative Social Media Service

'Mouth' Joins Dating App Thinking It's a Conservative Social Media Service

One of US President Donald Trump's biggest loyalists in the poker community is one Mike "The Mouth" Matusow.  And like many Trump supporters who feel disinfranchised by Facebook and Twitter, Matusow has opted to move over what he believed to be a conservative social media app.

Twitch Apologizes for Deletion of Poker Pro Videos

Twitch Apologizes for Deletion of Poker Pro Videos

The online video live streaming service Twitch has apologized for deleting thousands of hours worth of their video content from top poker players.

Historic $5 Million PKO Tournament Concludes

Historic $5 Million PKO Tournament Concludes

Congratulations to pinguinachica, who won the Venom PKO belt with $477,814.50 in prize money, plus $273,253.16 in bounties.

Syndicate