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Today in the 3-Bet we find Daniel Negreanu one-upping Joe Hachem in the "future of poker" department, Brett Richey less inclined to consider Hachem's point of view and the perfect role model for any aspiring poker player to emulate.
1) Negreanu Knows Best: Make Poker Fun or Money Dries Up
Turns out people in poker had some pretty strong reactions to it. Many agreed with him wholeheartedly. Some gave him credit for some valid points. Some said he's dramatically overestimating the decline of poker and the responsibilities of the Main Event champ.
Daniel Negreanu - who agreed with much of what Hachem said - also weighed in with Bluff in a follow-up interview and presented the bigger picture in a slightly more palatable way than Hachem.
And they're both right. Poker should be fun. For everyone.
2) Richey on Hachem: F This Guy
As we mentioned above, others, like famed poker rapper Brett Richey, were less inclined to consider Hachem's point of view given his own history of "non-ambassadorial"" behavior at the tables:
He also couldn't sweat all-ins and buried his face in his wife's shoulders. AFTER winning the main. Fuck this "champ"
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