18 | How many hours can Huck Seed stand in the ocean

It’s Friday Prop Bet Day – let’s have some fun! 1996 World Series of Poker Main Event winner Huck Seed is back for Prop Bet Friday! Never one to shy away from a challenge, fellow WSOP Main Event Champ Phil Hellmuth bet Huck that he couldn’t stand in the Pacific Ocean, with water up to his shoulders, for 18 consecutive hours. The Poker Brat put $50,000 on the line. Three hours in, Seed was making his way back…

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200,000 | How Tiger Woods cost John Hennigan a lot of money

It’s Friday Prop Bet Day – let’s have some fun! Barry Greenstein is a big Tiger Woods Fan … John “World” Hennigan? Not so much. The three-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner, who just made a deep run at the WPT L.A. Poker Classic never shies away from a fun prop bet. That’s why, when Barry Greenstein offered Johnny World a bet when Tiger Woods was making his way onto the PGA Main Tour,…

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40,000 | Andrew Robl buys out of bathroom bet

It’s Friday Prop Bet Day – let’s have some fun! We take you back to 2008 where high stakes poker player Andrew Robl challenged his friend Jay Kwik to live in a hotel bathroom for a period of 30 days. The big problem with this bet? Kwik would stay at the Bellagio on the Las Vegas strip plus he would allowed to actually setup a bed inside the luxurious bathroom. Kwik would quickly find a home…

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10,000 | Huck Seed backflips his way into some money

It’s Friday Prop Bet Day – let’s have some fun! In a “that came out of left field” bet, Howard Lederer bet Huck Seed, a man who is known to take on any bet or challenge, $10,000 to perform a standing back flip. He would have two days to accomplish the task. In the end, the 1996 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion got the job done! Huckleberry reached out to his uncle for help in accomplishing…

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200:1 | A big bet between Vanessa Selbst and Dzmitry Urbanovich

Dzmitry Urbanovich will be making his WSOP debut at the 2016 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas later this summer. Urbanovich, who’s quickly become one of the top players in poker, seems to master all the games. Urbanovich will put his skills to the test this summer as he has entered into a bet with fellow poker superstar Vanessa Selbst. He put $10,000 on the line. If he wins three WSOP bracelets this summer,…

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100,000 | Antonio Esfandiari’s lunge bet goes awry

We talked about Antonio Esfandiari and his love for prop bets last week not knowing that “The Magician” would find himself in hot water (no pun intended) just a few days later after his latest prop bet would lead to his disqualification from the Main Event at the 2016 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, losing over 100,000 chips and a chance at winning his first title of the season. High stakes player Bill Perkins bet Esfandiari he…

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27,000 | How a Vegas blackjack session saved FedEx

Many will be using FedEx’s services this holiday season, sending and receiving presents. While the shipping giant will serve as your personal Santa, there was a time where FedEx founder Frederick Smith was so desperate for funds to keep the company afloat, he took the company’s last remaining $5,000 and took the next plane to Las Vegas, hoping for a miracle. The gamble paid off as Smith turned the remaining 5K into a $22,000 profit…

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100,000 | Why John Hennigan was leaving Las Vegas

Three-time World Series of Poker gold bracelet winner, WPT Champions Club member and former professional pool player John “World” Hennigan was bet $100,000 by some of his friends that he could not leave Las Vegas to live in Des Moines, Iowa for a period of six months. Although the participants had nothing against Des Moines, they must have known that Hennigan would be unable to stay away from the action, the hustle and the bustle…

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1,000,000 | Phil Ivey goes vegetarian

In an episode of High Stakes Poker that would air on March of 2010, the players around the table started talking about how much money it would take for them to become a vegetarian for a full year … after a lot of chatter, it’s poker superstar Phil Ivey who would take the bait, although even he had a feeling that he wouldn’t be able to make it through the 365-day “ordeal”… “I’ll do it for…

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23.25 | Ashton Griffin is a man on the run

It took poker pro Ashton Griffin less than 24 hours to run 70 miles on a treadmill in order to win a $300,000 prop bet, only taking short breaks from time-to-time to fill up on carbs and liquids. At one point, those involved in the bet were starting to worry about Griffin’s condition. His parents actually drove up to his home in order to hopefully convince him to stop … but Ashton could not be…

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