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Today in the 3-Bet we find Phil Laak getting a tax slap on the wrist from the California government, Daniel Negreanu goes into the sweat lodge and comes out David Beckham and rappers Midwest Blessed soften our feelings on poker rap.
1) TMZ "Exclusive:" Laak Owes $24k in Back Taxes
Peel off a brick for Phil, Antonio.
It's got to be pretty terrible to work at TMZ. Truly.
All that time spent digging dirt on D-list celebrities, mulling over stories on Katie Holmes' knee vagina ... it must just make you feel sad when you slip into the Ford Festiva and drive home every day.
We're not really sure why this story on Phil Laak drew their attention but it should probably win an award for most melodramatic framing of a non-story from a marginal person of interest.
Laak's debt owing? $24,874 for unpaid taxes in 2010 and 2011.
Pretty sure he might just find it in a random hoodie pocket. Or, you know, bum it off his millionaire pal Antonio Esfandiari.
Also, who calls Phil Laak the Unabomber anymore?
We feel dirty for even mentioning the story tbh but thought best to clear things up. Check the certifiable train wreck of a write-up here.
2) Negreanu Visions for 2014: Abs, Bracelets
How do you follow up one of the most impressive poker years in recent memory? Get better abs and play more golf, apparently. At least if you're Daniel Negreanu.
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