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    00:00 Introduction
    00:23 Phil gets it in BAD
    03:04 Flopping QUADS feels good
    05:27 Vanessa shuts Tony up
    08:13 Three poker legends clash
    11:38 Painful Pocket Rockets
    17:04 Give this man an oscar
    20:23 Why is everyone so happy except Phil?
    27:13 Cooler, angle shot, this hand has it all.
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  • Trailer Swift
    Trailer Swift Year ago +4082

    Watching Phil’s face when he loses 3 out of 4 run outs when he’s an 85% chance to win is self care.

    • MrSqurk
      MrSqurk 4 days ago

      @Aidan ColePhil was being nice letting him run it 4 times. I am not anywhere near this level but I don’t like running it multiple times even when I am behind.

    • MikeDelMundo
      MikeDelMundo 20 days ago

      I was crying lol

    • NyanDiamond
      NyanDiamond Month ago

      @gertjan van der meij actually, statistically running it more times with the winning hand is good
      Since statistically means you win that much of the pot (vs possibly getting unlucky on the one time shot and losing it all)
      basically its insurance of 15% of the pot to gain 85% of it
      The cannon didn't know this, running it 4 times actually was Phil trying to fuck over the cannon, and lady karma struck hard

    • KaozMachine
      KaozMachine 2 months ago

      @DoctorChained nobody lives THAT long however

  • D. Jensen
    D. Jensen 9 months ago +865

    I didn't think anything could ever make me feel sorry for Phil Hellmuth. Tony G proved me wrong.

    • Rayven Skye
      Rayven Skye Day ago

      ​@John Doe genius move yes, but being a douche afterwards was not cool.

    • Alexander The Average
      Alexander The Average 2 months ago

      PH is abusive to amateurs and dealers. Nothing that can happen on a poker table is gonna make me feel sorry for him 😅 Also, he called out of greed, believing he was ahead of most hands. So...

    • D.J.S.
      D.J.S. 3 months ago

      @Winston Smith Finally someone gets it.

    • ComaAlpha
      ComaAlpha 3 months ago

      @theMosen again, I like to believe that if it was anyone besides Phil, he wouldn't have lied.

    • theMosen
      theMosen 3 months ago +1

      Guys, it's simple: Tony had every right to lie about looking at his cards, and the rest of the world has every right to consider him a POS for executing that right. That's how etiquette works.

  • Wouldn't you Like to know

    Tony G was absolutely brutal. Every word he said was destructive

    • smokt
      smokt 9 days ago

      @voteZDLR it wasnt about "getting in someones head" and if anyones a sheep its you. Its called dignity and morals. if you feel comfortable lying to win, you have neither. It shows your character as he said. Its a snake move and isnt about mind games. It shows your character for backing him too. its a shame slimey human beings exist. theyll do anything for an advantage because they know deep down THEY THEMSELVES arent good enough. Those of us that know what im saying, know.

    • voteZDLR
      voteZDLR 12 days ago

      @smokt I mean, it's part of the game though. If you are getting beaten by someone playing Poker using any strategy available to him, it's not as if it's outside of the rules and/or illegal to play that way. It's a skill issue at that point. It's very much part of the game. If you're trying to suggest that poker doesn't revolve around psychology to a certain extent, you fundamentally misunderstand poker. Tony G knows that with Phil in particular all he has to do is get inside of his head then he can pretty much influence the way the man plays. Poker as much as it is about anything else is noticing people's strengths, weaknesses, and patterns, then using it to your advantage to win hands you may not have otherwise just because you like to play "sheepish" and "safe". It's almost as if at its heart poker is gambling, or something? Go figure.

    • smokt
      smokt 12 days ago

      @voteZDLR Theyre not the same and arent supposed to be part of the game. Its like leveling the QB when you know hes an inch from out of bounds. Its slimy and a scum tactic. youre going to be looked at different and nobody is going to invite you back to the table.

    • Charles Petrizzi
      Charles Petrizzi 12 days ago

      That's poker. If you can't take it, leave. I think Tony G is absolutely hilarious!

  • MrToiletclogger
    MrToiletclogger Year ago +1876

    Man that 3/4 is easily one of the best poker clips ever

    • NyanDiamond
      NyanDiamond Month ago

      @713anand not true...running it multiple times is actually beneficial to the person with the winning hand
      lets say you run though the deck with 85%, you win 85% of the time
      in the long run, that's basically putting an insurance of 15% of the pot to win 85% of it

    • Shivian124
      Shivian124 5 months ago

      The BEST! So happy for him esp against PH.

    • HydraRL
      HydraRL 6 months ago +1

      @713anand He was being nice, everyone was giving him shit for slow rolling.

    • 713anand
      713anand 7 months ago

      @Tékozló fiú because your giving more chances for them to get lucky

    • Tékozló fiú
      Tékozló fiú 7 months ago +7

      "if your ahead why rerun?"
      @713anand Let's say you are 99% ahead. The optimal strategy would be to rerun it a couple of million times. Your chances are literally the worst if you run it only once.

  • Sebastian Krutschoff
    Sebastian Krutschoff Year ago +2338

    Folding Aces pre-flop must be the best play ever made.

    • Travis Wakefield
      Travis Wakefield Day ago

      @Davey Jones Correct

    • Isaiah Baker
      Isaiah Baker 3 days ago

      @Mr Beegle wtf are you even talking about here? If two people go all in before you, and you have bullets you go all in 8 days a week. The best hand they can have is the other two aces, and that would lead to a split pot barring flush. Any AK AQ hole is dominated by you. And KK or QQ is just a race

    • MrSqurk
      MrSqurk 4 days ago

      @Reaper 12Beven if he would have flopped a full house it makes sense. I don’t know why everyone is struggling with the very simple logic.
      Folding everything gets him $100k and he doesn’t want to gamble. Most traditional game theory / statistics go completely out the window in his particular situation

    • Jonathan Silva
      Jonathan Silva 9 days ago

      ​@tym 001It is stupid. Worked out at the end, but It was a stupid move.

    • Champ Here
      Champ Here 15 days ago

      I’m thinking the same thing

  • Sheogorath
    Sheogorath Year ago +1265

    I like how Phil, of all people, is preaching etiquette in the last one.

    • Droid6689
      Droid6689 2 months ago

      He's right though. It was poor etiquette. That's like lying about how many chips you have. Lying about cards is a bluff. Lying about anything else is just lying

    • ComaAlpha
      ComaAlpha 5 months ago +1

      @Hammerlane which means the strategy worked. Tony G did nothing wrong here.

  • David Lilja
    David Lilja Year ago +205

    Tony’s hand against Vanesa shows that he can take it just as good as he can give it

  • Bao Le
    Bao Le 15 days ago +2

    When Daniel said " Why is everyone so happy except Phil?!" I found the true inner peace 😂😂😂😂😂😂

  • Hasge
    Hasge Year ago +277

    Antonio's reaction to Harlow's cards at 1:05 is pure comedy, he knows exactly what's going to happen

    • Siddhant Ghildiyal
      Siddhant Ghildiyal 8 months ago

      @RPGManoWar HE showed him after he realized that he was peeking.

    • RPGManoWar
      RPGManoWar 8 months ago +4

      @Siddhant Ghildiyal well Russ showed him the hand so it wasn't really a peek

    • Big T. Anderson
      Big T. Anderson 8 months ago +3

      Etiquette aside this is a more relaxed game, and lets be honest if you see someone like Phil about to get in a car crash of bad luck you do want to watch.

    • Siddhant Ghildiyal
      Siddhant Ghildiyal Year ago +8

      kinda bad etiquette from Antonio.
      You shouldnt peek at others cards.

  • Christian Olson
    Christian Olson 9 months ago +171

    Phil vs. Tony G is the greatest. It’s like an evil sadistic bond villain vs. a bratty comic book villain

  • Audit Amplifier
    Audit Amplifier 10 months ago +194

    26:56 "Why is everyone so happy, except Phil?" is comedy GOLD... 😂😂
    What an amazing moment.

  • Master_Cyrus
    Master_Cyrus Year ago +178

    Phil’s face after the 3rd & 4th runs… I’m dead 😂😂😂🤣🤣🤣

    • MonkeyFreeZone
      MonkeyFreeZone Year ago +1

      here, "sick" used appropriately

    • Quantum777
      Quantum777 Year ago +7

      I swear of all the videos I’ve watched, he’s had the worst of luck lol

  • JeremyCuddles
    JeremyCuddles Year ago +235

    That first hand is never not gonna be funny. Tony G loves giving Hellmuth a hard time too. Just the perfect storm for poker hilarity. As evident by the last hand. "Of course I lied, it's poker Phil." Lol

    • SilentHotdog28
      SilentHotdog28 8 months ago +9

      Tony G woke up and chose violence haha.

  • Nick D
    Nick D Year ago +2035

    "Why is everyone so happy except Phil?" LOL

    • Brandon L
      Brandon L 6 months ago +2

      I love how openly and enthusiastically Danial was rooting against and him.

    • S Owen
      S Owen 8 months ago


    • jarot 77
      jarot 77 8 months ago

      He feels not lucky that day

    • Chris Han
      Chris Han Year ago +1

      literally the best clip here lmaooo

    • Mike Reese
      Mike Reese Year ago

      Haha 😆

  • Charlie
    Charlie 5 months ago +16

    Negreanu laughing at Hellmuth is one of my favourite things to watch

  • DrugStoreCowboy
    DrugStoreCowboy 9 months ago +26

    Barry Greenstein going “she has live cards” and Phil Laak going “oh boy” simultaneously after Vanessa punts is one of the greatest needles ever.

  • Jeremiah Schaefer
    Jeremiah Schaefer Year ago +10

    Phil is a true player that could learn from the other person

  • tacosrock11 _
    tacosrock11 _ Year ago +670

    I could definitely see Tony G yelling in someone’s back swing in a golf match for money haha

    • spartygrad89
      spartygrad89 10 months ago

      It's golf. What do you expect :) He thinks Happy Gilmore is real lol

    • Wildcat 8
      Wildcat 8 Year ago

      @Pedro Lombardi 73 plenty of liars in amateur golf

    • Emanuel Swords
      Emanuel Swords Year ago

      @Wet Farts 32 that was the best comment.🤣

    • Wet Farts 32
      Wet Farts 32 Year ago +12

      Yes also can see him taking a dump in your toilet and not flushing

  • Ankit Joshi
    Ankit Joshi 7 months ago +10

    Negreanu and Laak were as happy as they had put there money in. Absolutely loved the excitement from both.

  • Michael Bozik
    Michael Bozik 4 months ago +2

    This clip made me realize that these competitors are all good friends. The interactions we are watching move the sport of poker forward. These things happen in poker games all the time. In the end, they agree to disagree, and remain friends. Regarding the intermittent chatter of the other players, it's amazing to see these minds actually work together to produce a play, totally improvised... and very entertaining. It's also like watching a group of geniuses debate a very important subject.

  • J From
    J From Year ago +133

    I love Ernest and I love how the whole table stuck up for Ernest cause that was a ugly slow roll by Phil and he knows it

    • Noah Gragg
      Noah Gragg Year ago

      @The Sauce Yeah it's a tossup for me, since there are still two hands that beat him there, not really an actual slow roll. But for me A9 with that flop is a push for sure, I wouldn't have done much talking.

    • The Sauce
      The Sauce Year ago +1

      Wasn't a slow roll

    • Mitmit
      Mitmit Year ago +12

      @Noah Gragg it’s only slow rolling after the action is done and u know u have your opponent dominated and then u slowly show that you have him dominated

    • Noah Gragg
      Noah Gragg Year ago +9

      @McDino99 Knowing you have the best hand but playing it like you don't think you're in a winning position.

    • McDino99
      McDino99 Year ago +1

      what is a slow roll?

  • Brad Young
    Brad Young Month ago

    19:01 The look of pure smug satisfaction on Perkins face for the situation that PH is in is absolutely hilarious!

  • Jeff Erickson
    Jeff Erickson Year ago +694

    According the Clip-Share algorithm, Hellmuth never wins.

    • Blake Thornsbrough
      Blake Thornsbrough Year ago +3

      Vanessa Selbst never wins at all on Clip-Share.

    • john Tsela
      john Tsela Year ago +11

      And look at him the last 4 years..he is destroying everyone heads up and won another bracelet..

    • Rosemary
      Rosemary Year ago +28

      Watching YT last 40 years, Hellmuth never won .

    • Dan Neiswender
      Dan Neiswender Year ago +5

      Just thinking same.

  • sicksbit
    sicksbit 9 months ago +5

    Love the commentators. Getting strong Norman Chad vibes from the one. The timing, the comments. Love it.

  • sneke tec
    sneke tec 7 months ago +3

    wiggins' table with Helmuth has to be the most entertaining poker table ever in the history of texas holdem poker. BY FAR!!!!! I love how Daniel goes "Why is everyone so happy?" I think we all know the answer to that. lmao. definitely the best!!!!!

  • RoyalKélin
    RoyalKélin Year ago +45

    "why is everyone so happy... EXCEPT Phil" gets me everytime

  • Aaron O'Rourke
    Aaron O'Rourke 9 months ago +22

    To an extent, Tony G is out of line in some of these spots, but in general he only gives a hard time to people who deserve it. Some of it is just cage-rattling that you get used to as a professional player, and some is over the line, but as a pro, you handle it. In multiple instances on this video, Phil Hellmuth not only didn't act like a pro, but also didn't play like one. His A9 call vs KQ and his A5 vs KQ in particular were exceptionally bad plays.

  • Procrvstinvtion
    Procrvstinvtion Year ago +253

    Last one with Phil and tony g is why I secretly love tony g. Such a villain and fully embraces it, I love it

    • Mike
      Mike Year ago +38

      @Dan Gerous fucking comment police over here..

    • Dan Gerous
      Dan Gerous Year ago +4

      You copied the other guys comment calling Tony a villain.

  • Trevis
    Trevis Year ago +32

    If Tony pulled that on anyone else I’d say that’s a lil shady BUT since it was Phil I died laughing 😂😂

    • Trevis
      Trevis 8 months ago +1

      @Jeremy Skibba Tony a legend for sure

    • Jeremy Skibba
      Jeremy Skibba 8 months ago +3

      The point is that he wouldn't. The only person he goes after that hard is Phil Hellmuth because of how cocky he is and he thinks he's the best so Tony goes after him. Outside of poker TonyG is a great guy. Really nice and donates a ton of money to charities.

  • Home Studio Basics
    Home Studio Basics Month ago

    "WHy is everyone so happy!?! except Phil?!" That will never not make me laugh out loud

  • dantedero
    dantedero Year ago +11

    Phil is so funny when he loses, I love his tilt, I'd rather sit with a personality like him than a tony g or other annoying players imo.

  • nacho bizznezz
    nacho bizznezz 8 months ago +5

    antonio’s face when the LC shows his hand is priceless

  • Sensimuse
    Sensimuse Year ago +486

    “I think you should take your coach, get a tandem bike, and get the hell out of here!” what a villain 😂

    • millhouse millard
      millhouse millard 11 months ago

      Greatest line ever lmao its close with the Ralph Perry king jack

    • Santa
      Santa Year ago

      @KROGAN loves kittens and puppies with that logic, pro athletes coaches should be playing instead of the pros themselves. That goes for every sport imaginable assuming that the pro players are generally better than the coaches.

    • kiakingofcars
      kiakingofcars Year ago

      @Anonymous Raw overdosed on teeth whitener

    • GoTaMa
      GoTaMa Year ago

      Haha that was hard

    • Taylor Behnke
      Taylor Behnke Year ago

      F**king menace 😂😂

  • jamgormit
    jamgormit 4 months ago +2

    I love the commentary throughout the whole Tony G Rousso battle

  • neokCS
    neokCS 5 months ago +2

    "Why is everyone so happy except Phil" stays gold no matter how many times you watch it

  • James Ward
    James Ward 5 months ago +5

    I love Tony G says “heart and commitment to tha game” 😂

  • Nagy Tibi
    Nagy Tibi Year ago +108

    Make a new season please, it was so entartaining to watch

  • Quick flipper
    Quick flipper 3 months ago +2

    Tony g always has me crying laughing 😂😂😂😂😂

  • Jacob Rice
    Jacob Rice 9 months ago +2

    I always watch the Wiggins clip when I'm having a really bad day. Cheers me up instantly

  • Predwards 89
    Predwards 89 Year ago +22

    As much as I love the old-school players and for as much hate as the newer crop of players gets, there are some solid players out there with good personalities

  • CapsGivinMeHopeIDontLikeIt

    They were so unfair on Phil in that Wiggins hand. He was right the guy seemed so confident pocket 10s were a distinct possibility. Then look at Phil's face after the 2nd run. He's so happy the guy stayed in. He even took the 3 bad beats well.

  • Francesco Iadicicco
    Francesco Iadicicco Year ago +56

    The dealers had such a great time. The show was all about big personalities colliding and they had the front row seat.

  • Rip VanWinkle
    Rip VanWinkle 11 months ago +21

    Phil -- "It's not fair! I'm not winning!!!"
    And Tony pedaling Phil out the door was the best.

  • Joseph Vickrey
    Joseph Vickrey Year ago +317

    I have such conflicting views on Tony G. He is insanely rough on pros (Especially Helmuth, but he is asking for it.) but all the loose canons he is rooting for, even if they beat him.

    • Toke Eriksen
      Toke Eriksen 3 months ago +3

      Tony G is the man. He only goes after people who deserve it and he's always very kind to the amateurs and friendly to other players in general so long as they aren't too up themselves. And he's hilarious and actually good at poker so there's that. I think he makes the show better.

    • Daniel Frost
      Daniel Frost Year ago +1

      @Yeah_Sounds Good. general etiquette and poker etiquette are very different. Being a bitch after a hand doesn’t cost your opponent any money, so who cares. Lying about your cards, angle shooting, etc. is very different.

    • Ethan Fivel
      Ethan Fivel Year ago +5

      He’s a POS for lying to Phil

    • Ringo Fasho
      Ringo Fasho Year ago +18

      Tony G is like a batman villain. You know he's evil, but you still like to see him win

  • Chris Schei
    Chris Schei 7 months ago +5

    That Doyle/Barry/Daniel hand was awesome.... those 3 generally had no idea what the other 2 had... 😄

  • Youngrav2
    Youngrav2 10 months ago +6

    Fishmen folding pocket aces might be one of the greatest lay downs of all time lol

  • Burfwood
    Burfwood 2 months ago

    I love when Tony G is on the same table as Hellmuth.

  • Hazled
    Hazled Year ago +18

    Gotto love the vanessa vs tony, great playing from both of them!

  • Owen Bremseth
    Owen Bremseth 3 months ago

    Tony G had such a good point telling Phil that he’s a professional poker player and should be paying attention to people, bad etiquette or not tony g plays to win

  • Felipe Rivas
    Felipe Rivas 11 months ago +2

    That Hellmuth fellow isn’t too bad. I hope he wins a hand one day

  • Keith O
    Keith O 7 months ago

    Wiggins run out is like the first 4 minute mile...classic! I watch it weekly...lol

  • Mundify66
    Mundify66 2 months ago

    Why I like Phill - he is just so emotion - love it...

  • John Rupesh
    John Rupesh 3 months ago +8

    People rarely make a 5 bet bluff. Very very rare. What in the world was Venessa even thinking putting in a 6 bet with J7 suited. What the hell.

  • TrueKing
    TrueKing Year ago +5

    I think my favorite moment in all of poker is this reveal by Vanessa because I love Tony G so much! Look at his face!

  • David O'Doherty
    David O'Doherty 4 months ago +2

    My favourite part was when Tony G had to tell Phil, "This is poker!" 🤣

  • Joshua James Music
    Joshua James Music 9 months ago +1

    Tony G and Phil are straight comedy

  • semasiologistics
    semasiologistics Year ago +1

    Phil has got to be the funnest player of all time to piss off and watch sulk. Everybody loves Phill. God, what an unlucky bastard. They all made him feel guilty for stealing the amateur's money, so he ran it four instead of three times, and even though Phil had him, he still lost. Utterly insane.

  • Manny
    Manny 4 months ago

    We can run it 10 times!
    Love Tony G

  • rory vonbrutt
    rory vonbrutt Year ago +7

    You got a love it when Poker has a Buncha real personalities in it, this is gold ! ! ! Tony g, "Of course I looked", Then phil talking about etiquette.... oh I love it lol

  • MrMarco855
    MrMarco855 Year ago +98

    I think Tony G is right. He has no obligation to tell Phil he hadn't looked. Phil was looking for an advantage by calling with ace jack thinking Tony went in blind, so he has no room to talk. You can try to talk another player into calling when you're strong so what's the difference?

    • AD Santos
      AD Santos 6 months ago +3

      Then asking someone if they looked at their hand should be bad etiquette because that's also influencing play. If Tony G is wrong, so is Phil.

    • Siddhant Ghildiyal
      Siddhant Ghildiyal Year ago

      @Jeramy Jay They kept their mouth shut coz they r not supposed to talk anything that can influence the hand if they r not in the hand.
      & it was actually bad etiquitte from Tony G. But as we all know that he always tilt Phil anyhow he can so I guess it's excusable between them.

    • Joshua Dilly
      Joshua Dilly Year ago +22

      You dont play and it shows. You don't tell the table you raised blind, keep saying you're blind then admit you lied. It's just bad etiquette.

  • Play Through
    Play Through 6 months ago

    I always enjoy watching Doyle's face when Phil lays an egg.

  • Sunshine_Tidings
    Sunshine_Tidings Month ago +1

    Despite his reputation, I really don’t think Tony G is that bad. He chirps and needles but it always (to me) seems like he’s just acting fun, it never seems mean spirited

  • Pork Roll
    Pork Roll 9 months ago +1

    Say what you want about Phil but his call of his opponent's hand at 19:13 was pretty wild, man's poker knowledge is off the charts. Still love watching him tilt though. Trash talking is his kryptonite.

    • Not So Cool Dude
      Not So Cool Dude 6 months ago

      Idk if it was that crazy. He’s basically just guessed that fishman had a flush draw on the flop and then made a straight on the river which is why he went all in. There weren’t that many hands where fishman would play the way he did

  • AeroGanja
    AeroGanja Year ago +16

    That lay down of the aces was the most insane play I've ever seen, wow!

    • Skratch Rapture
      Skratch Rapture Year ago

      @mobeck sounds about right, yeah

    • mobeck
      mobeck Year ago +3

      I think there are structural reasons he did that -- I don't know the exact rules of this show, but I think he was ahead and only a few hands were probably left to play, and as the amateur player he needed to maintain his chip stack in order to leave with a profit, and he didn't want to risk his winnings and leave the show empty handed.

    • Skratch Rapture
      Skratch Rapture Year ago

      @Joshua Bowen for sure. besides, I think he was the blind anyway. It just happened to work out for him, but it’s objectively a bad play.

    • Joshua Bowen
      Joshua Bowen Year ago +5

      It was a horrible play. Laying down bullets is just insane

    • scrapplepig
      scrapplepig Year ago +1

      Never see it again.

  • Ken Van brabant
    Ken Van brabant Year ago +1

    Man i love to see phil having a bad time 🤣

  • Raukura Waihaha
    Raukura Waihaha Year ago +266

    Watching Phil sit back and arrogantly offer 4 times, before losing 3/4 of the pot...
    Still my favourite moment in the big game.
    The ego of this man.
    Cry baby.

    • Dan Gerous
      Dan Gerous Year ago

      @Raukura Waihaha

    • Dan Gerous
      Dan Gerous Year ago

      @Jorge Yip Zhong The deeds of a man far outweigh his facial expressions.

    • Raukura Waihaha
      Raukura Waihaha Year ago

      @Alexander French I wasn't saying he was arrogant for thinking he had a good hand.
      I was saying in all aspects of life he is arrogant and this hand shows what karma can cook up and serve, if you think you're the chef.

    • Alex Pena
      Alex Pena Year ago +1

      @Raukura Waihaha I saw it the same way too.

  • Brian Brian
    Brian Brian 5 months ago +1

    Oh man, seeing Tony G's face when Rousso out lucked his luck on the turn and had a knife go through him on the river was just... *chef's kiss and then watching Vanessa Selbst donk out against a real player lol.

  • beyerch
    beyerch 3 months ago

    OMFG Phil losing 3 out of 4 was the best thing I've watched all week. Feel bad for him, but damn..... LOL. He was so smug when he offered to run it 4 times..... HAH.

  • vjm3
    vjm3 Year ago +29

    Folding the AA pre-flop is sick, even when you assume he did it because his smiling gave too much info of his strength.
    To then flop Quad 6. Kill me.

    • Mike Stuckey
      Mike Stuckey 8 months ago +1

      Actually he folded the pocket AA because he told himself that he was folding every hand because of the big pot he took the previous hand which funny enough is the hand at 17:22 against Phil lol

    • Jason McCord
      Jason McCord Year ago +8

      I dont think that's why he folded. Think he was just trying to stay out of a big pot to book a win

  • Tim Channel
    Tim Channel Year ago +2

    I never tire of seeing Polk punt off stacks vs AA

  • Ethan Ritchie
    Ethan Ritchie 3 months ago +3

    I think I've seen phil win like 2 hands in my life

  • Orange Lab
    Orange Lab Year ago +6

    Last clip- my 2 favs... Tony when he wins, Phil when he loses. Love em both. That was jackpot!

  • Donald Cookson
    Donald Cookson 4 months ago

    Bring this show back I wanna be on it lol

  • Edward Zamora
    Edward Zamora Year ago

    Hellmuth just always distributing wealth. How can you not like the guy.

  • Robert Marley
    Robert Marley Year ago +9

    Tony g is hilarious. The bike speech is fantastic!

  • Steve Balogh
    Steve Balogh Year ago

    Phil gets the business during the big game

  • Norne Aernourn
    Norne Aernourn Year ago +13

    I think they need to start up The Big Game again. You can only watch Tony G tell Phil Hellmuth to get on his tandem bike with his coach so many times.

  • Andres Rodriguez
    Andres Rodriguez 5 months ago +4

    Tony g lying about seeing his hand is one of the greatest moments in poker history

  • Jerry Peralta
    Jerry Peralta Year ago +3

    Tony is GREAT so hilarious.

  • Mafiavelli
    Mafiavelli Year ago +27

    Phil : why did you lie ?
    Tony : it’s poker
    Me : 😂😂😂

  • Mark Da Rosa
    Mark Da Rosa Year ago +6

    I don’t care what any one says but I love Tony G he’s the man lol

  • Victor
    Victor Year ago +89

    Tony G is that villain we all want to be but don’t have the balls to.

    • Winston Smith
      Winston Smith 6 months ago +1

      @Dan Gerous You know, believe it or not, two or more people can have the same thought without "copying".

    • Dan Gerous
      Dan Gerous Year ago

      You copied the other guys comment that called him a villain.

    • Anonymous Raw
      Anonymous Raw Year ago

      @Kital yes

    • Kital
      Kital Year ago

      @Anonymous Raw you must be fun at parties...

  • Lit Monkey
    Lit Monkey 5 months ago

    Honestly, Vanessa took that L with such grace

  • Venice Gallerie
    Venice Gallerie Year ago +11

    Tony G is the best. Period.

  • Paolo Vito
    Paolo Vito 4 months ago

    "Of course I lied! It's poker!" probably the greatest line I've ever heard considering being good at poker includes lying

  • MikeDelMundo
    MikeDelMundo 20 days ago

    Laughing at Phil one minute and then feeling sorry for him the next. I remember watching this live all those years ago. And I still think Tony G deserved a smack for his conduct. Lying is one thing but he didn’t need to be a total dick about it in the end!!!

  • Stonchie
    Stonchie 8 months ago

    Just the punishment Phil puts himself for its incredible lol

  • D S
    D S Year ago

    Phill had AJ himself. Not like it would make any difference in him calling pre flop if Tony actually hadn't looked at his cards. Good plays

  • Josh Carpenter
    Josh Carpenter 8 months ago

    I didn't think I could feel sorry for Hellmuth but that hand against Tony G made me do that..

  • Taylor Behnke
    Taylor Behnke Year ago +33

    Tony G- "it's over Phil. I think it's time to retire." 😂😂💀

  • Drake Diamond
    Drake Diamond Year ago +2

    Phil got what he deserved with that slow roll

  • D. SQ
    D. SQ Year ago +4

    Tony is the only player in poker allowed to have bad etiquette. 😂

  • Yasser Fathelbab
    Yasser Fathelbab 9 months ago

    20:23 This Hand is simply Insane

  • MattyVice
    MattyVice 5 months ago

    Phil always seems to lose or not play well when i watch him on the internet

  • DealtDeal
    DealtDeal Year ago +114

    love when hellmuth gets pissed and starts talking to the dealer about it

    • Kody Diduch
      Kody Diduch Year ago

      @Anonymous Raw thanks man!

    • Anonymous Raw
      Anonymous Raw Year ago +5

      @Kody Diduch he says that because if a club hit the river their would be 3 out their making a potential flush and it would have been easier for Phil to lay down his hand rather then an offsuit ten, regardless Phil said the exact hand he had which is brilliant but still called

    • Kody Diduch
      Kody Diduch Year ago +1

      doesn’t he still lose to a flush on that hand? why did he said he wouldn’t lose a nickle if a club got flipped?

    • Anonymous Raw
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  • Farmer Rick Ross
    Farmer Rick Ross Year ago +25

    27:00 Tony G just needling phil even more with double high fives around the table

  • Casey Markham
    Casey Markham 9 months ago +1

    That “of course I lied” absolutely cracked me up

  • geoff N
    geoff N Year ago +2

    TonyG was acting like a gentleman with Venessa.

  • Angelo Alexander
    Angelo Alexander Year ago

    This is the first time I've ever seen this show but it seems like Phil is like the villian character

  • Joe Bloggs
    Joe Bloggs Year ago

    Poor old Phil, loves to dish it, but not recieve it. His arrogance was his weakness in that last hand. Well played Tony....