Daniel Negreanu and Eric Persson are set to play one another in Excessive Stakes Duel 4, whereas Shaun Deeb and Mike Matusow will sq. off on the “undercard.” [Image: PokerGO.com]
PokerGO has introduced that Daniel Negreanu will face Eric Persson in Excessive Stakes Duel 4 Might 8-9, the primary match of the favored heads-up competitors since December 2022. As well as, PokerGO has added what it calls an “undercard” match between Shaun Deeb and Mike “The Mouth” Matusow.
a compulsory rematch in Spherical 2 the following day
The foundations of Excessive Stakes Duel have additionally modified in an obvious try and shorten the seasons. Negreanu and Persson will every put up $50,000 in Spherical 1 on Might 8 after which flip round for a compulsory rematch in Spherical 2 the following day. The winner of Spherical 1 will danger his $100,000 whole prize from the primary spherical in Spherical 2, whereas the loser must deliver their very own $100,000.
If one particular person wins two consecutive matches, it’s over and they’re topped Excessive Stakes Duel 4 champion. In the event that they cut up the rounds, the loser of Spherical 2 can request a rematch. PokerGO didn’t specify the stakes for the third spherical. Ought to the Spherical 2 loser determine towards a rematch, they’re eradicated and presumably the winner will tackle any person else, however once more, PokerGO didn’t specify. Additionally unclear is what occurs if the Spherical 2 loser wins Spherical 3, however that bridge shall be crossed when and in the event that they get there.
The Deeb/Matusow single-round “undercard” match on Might 5 has a $10,000 buy-in.
Negreanu final performed in Excessive Stakes Duel 2 and was swept in three rounds by Phil Hellmuth. Hellmuth has dominated Excessive Stakes Duel, going 9-2. His final loss got here by the hands of Jason Koon in December, after they performed for a staggering $800,000 a chunk.
As at all times, the brand new season of Excessive Stakes Duel will probably be streamed on PokerGO’s subscription service.