..

Poker Pro Phil Hellmuth Listed Among “Most Punchable” Athletes

Written by:
Ace King
Published on:
Aug/08/2011
Poker Pro Phil Hellmuth

The Bleacher Report has listed poker pro Phil Hellmuth (aka “The Poker Brat”) among its list of “Most Punchable” Athletes. 

What does it mean?

Unfortunately, Hellmuth, known as the “poker brat,” would rather speak for himself and does so in the most obnoxious and condescending way possible. His childish temper tantrums are legendary, and he’s become the poster child for how not to behave after a loss. 

Regrets? Absolutely not. Imagine you just won a poker tournament and knocked out a legend in the process. Now imagine that legend publicly berates you by insisting your win was nothing more than an inexplicable fluke: a product of your vast ignorance as an amateur.

Hellmuth managed to just beat out Real Madrid bad boy Cristiano Ronaldo and Lakers star Kobe Bryant.

Alex Rodriguez, who this week made headlines for his own activities in the poker world, ranked 2nd on the list while Lebron James topped it.

- Don Shapiro, Gambling911.com

*US customers are welcome to play at the Lock Casino Here

Poker News

MPN Players, Skins Seek New Home With Microgaming Poker Shutting Down

"We're open for business," is the message from Americas Cardroom, the popular US-friendly online poker room that hopes to capitalize from the announced shutdown of the Microgaming Poker Network (MPN).

Jungleman, Other Phil Ivey Backers Seek Court Action to Reclaim Winnings

Jungleman, Other Phil Ivey Backers Seek Court Action to Reclaim Winnings

Big name poker players Dan Jungleman and Illya Trincher have filed a court action in an effort to claim their share of Phil Ivey’s World Series of Poker winnings after getting caught in the crossfire Borgata's battle to collect on a legal judgement.

$5,000,000 High Five Tournament Series Returns 4 20 Days

$5,000,000 High Five Tournament Series Returns 4 20 Days

The High Five poker tournament at Americas Cardroom returns, bigger, better - and can we be blunt - four times richer than the previous tournament, with $5,000,000 in guarantees. It runs September 10th-29th.  And WE'ED love to see you win it.

Poker Player Calls Cops After Busting Tournament And Gets Herself Arrested

Poker Player Calls Cops After Busting Tournament And Gets Herself Arrested

An unidentified female poker player busted then got busted, literally, all after earlier offering to flash her breasts.

PartyPoker War on Bots Continues, Closes to Serbian Market

PartyPoker War on Bots Continues, Closes to Serbian Market

PartyPoker continues to wage war on bots, this time resulting in the termination of 121 fraudulent accounts and $76,267 and €88,351 confiscated.

Syndicate