- Daniel Negreanu and Phil Hellmuth will be facing off against one another in PokerGo’s High Stakes Duel.
- Negreanu is the -170 favorite at online sportsbooks.
- The pair have been trash-talking one another on social media for months.
LAS VEGAS – The long-awaited matchup between Daniel Negreanu and Phil Hellmuth is happening as the pro poker players go head-to-head in the PokerGo High Stakes Duel.
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) event will see both players finally settle their long-standing feud. Negreanu has been calling out Hellmuth as a mediocre poker player for years.
Fans are able to place action on the anticipated matchup at USA online sportsbooks, with current odds showing fans leaning in favor of Negreanu to take the win.
Negreanu is viewed as being one of the best poker players in the world and has a history of battling against the odds. This could be why fans are betting so heavily in his favor.
Daniel Negreanu Vs. Phill Hellmuth – High Stakes Duel Winner
Longshot bettors may want to lean in on the +130 odds for Hellmuth, as the poker star's career achievements place him amongst the best.
Hellmuth has more WSOP victories than any other poker player and has placed in the top six of every major tournament he participated in recently.
Negreanu also has an impressive resume himself as well, taking on some of the biggest names in the legal poker world, including his recent string of grudge matches against Doug Polk
Negreanu has been constantly berating Hellmuth leading into the WSOP matchup. The pair have gone back and forth on social media, raising the buzz surrounding the event.
3 for 17 years you have wrote BLOGS, done interviews, and attacked the way I play poker. In last 17 years I have won more @WSOP events than anyone else. At last LIVE WSOP in 2019, I had 2nd, 3rd, 5th and 6th—a handful of players did better! Get off my back, I am Phil Hellmuth!!— phil_hellmuth (@phil_hellmuth) March 6, 2021
The matchup is set for March 17 and will be streaming on PokerGo. Longshot betting fans may want to cash in on the Hellmuth odds before they shorten closer to the event.