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Old 10-31-2016, 01:03 PM   #1451
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Re: "9 high like a boss" aka "Check your privilege"

The Kassouf-style chatter is annoying because it's badgering, but it can be countered or ignored. Routinely tanking for the sake of tanking, like "deciding" whether to call a 4bet with 8-high, was what bothered me most about Kassouf. There's no excuse for that.
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Old 10-31-2016, 04:33 PM   #1452
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Like a lot of people, I thought Benger came off as a total dope when he dropped the check your privilege line. I almost spit out of my coffee on someone at the airport when I saw heard it on TV.
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Old 11-01-2016, 07:10 AM   #1453
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Still not enough love for the Czech your privilege shirts in the crowd!
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Old 11-01-2016, 01:20 PM   #1454
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Still not enough love for the Czech your privilege shirts in the crowd!
I think everyone is wishing he would've Czeched his whiffed AK and saved 50M chips!
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Old 11-01-2016, 04:18 PM   #1455
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I think everyone is wishing he would've Czeched his whiffed AK and saved 50M chips!
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Old 11-02-2016, 09:24 PM   #1456
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wy7Dx1Jgq-Y
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Old 11-03-2016, 12:09 PM   #1457
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Benger blew up and couldnt handle it. not saying what Kassouf did was right but it was definitely not bullying like benger said lol
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Old 11-03-2016, 12:31 PM   #1458
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Benger totally owned Kassouf, pretending to be under stress with Kassoufs deliberations. It was just a genius at work. With his fake blowup he put on a masterclass of reversed psychology on Kassouf who fell for it and made the mistake with the kings then, sorry for my english loll
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Old 11-03-2016, 12:53 PM   #1459
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Benger totally owned Kassouf, pretending to be under stress with Kassoufs deliberations. It was just a genius at work. With his fake blowup he put on a masterclass of reversed psychology on Kassouf who fell for it and made the mistake with the kings then, sorry for my english loll
So how do you explain the pussy-rant after cards had already been tabled "my life is better than his!" etc etc. What a douche!
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Old 11-03-2016, 03:21 PM   #1460
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Re: "9 high like a boss" aka "Check your privilege"

Benger has no idea what a bully is if he thinks that is what was happening to him. I don't think in anyway he was acting at that point and he subsequently said he regretted his behaviour.

If he did the things that Kassouf claimed when he was talking to Jack at the end then he should have received the same penalty Will did, anyone know if that happened? From what Will said he went beyond what is acceptable.

If I heard right Vayo made a comment in an earlier broadcast that he was giving Kassouf crap because he had heard that he berated a woman to tears, which was not true. By that logic it would be ok for me too burn his house down because I heard he was a kiddie fiddler.

Josephy showed no class whatsoever with the way Kassouf played, the clown comment was way out of line, he also played awfully at the FT. He also tanked over what were simple decisions at the FT, he is a super experienced player and as an example the KJ call was a very simple decision and did not need the time it took, he cannot have it both ways.

Kassouf got under their skin and but for a couple of coolers had control when he was in a hand.

The tanking before looking at his cards or on simple decisions is not acceptable but the speech play is fine for me.

The way that the whole table were ganging up on Kassouf and picking on him was closer to bullying and he used that to his advantage and owned them.

I have played with him in the UK a couple of times and he does the speech thing there but as I said before it gives you a lot of information.

Christifou, the other English chap with the fish and chip shops handled Will the best, he gave it back, took the mickey out of him and did not get wound up by him.

Who cares if he is good for poker, the main poker economy on an everyday basis is online and pros have killed that along with the US government. He did make for interesting coverage though and I for one would have loved to see him on the FT.
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Old 11-03-2016, 03:27 PM   #1461
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Wonder if Jack rules the same way if villain in hand was male?

??? aren't they?
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Old 11-03-2016, 03:59 PM   #1462
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I dont think what Kassouf did at all could even be considered bullying, I dont agree with all the chatter but it def was not bullying.
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Old 11-04-2016, 04:30 AM   #1463
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So how do you explain the pussy-rant after cards had already been tabled "my life is better than his!" etc etc. What a douche!

yeah maybe not
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Old 11-04-2016, 09:42 AM   #1464
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kind of old news but the unedited version of the hand was like 18 mins long. who knows what was said.
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Old 11-04-2016, 10:04 AM   #1465
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Re: "9 high like a boss" aka "Check your privilege"

Kassouf's behavior isn't bullying, but at some point it does become malicious. He knows everyone else at the table dislikes his slow play and incessant chatter, and continuing to do both in those circumstances is definitely hostile. That sort of behavior deserves some retaliation, but Cliff, Gordon etc. looked like bullies and tools when they did -- they should have been much more clever about it, realizing that snippets would be shown on national television.
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Old 11-04-2016, 11:17 AM   #1466
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kind of old news but the unedited version of the hand was like 18 mins long. who knows what was said.
I know what wasn't said..."clock please."
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Old 11-04-2016, 11:27 AM   #1467
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Re: "9 high like a boss" aka "Check your privilege"

I thought the clown comments by Josephy were 100% correct.

That's exactly what Kassouf was acting like. That's why he was entertaining for TV but would have worn thin the deeper in the tournament he got.
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Old 11-04-2016, 12:04 PM   #1468
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I thought the clown comments by Josephy were 100% correct.

That's exactly what Kassouf was acting like. That's why he was entertaining for TV but would have worn thin the deeper in the tournament he got.
He should have brought a dog then changed into a cap and sunglasses before acting a tit and spent more time getting advice from the rail than paying attention at the table,made a few comments about collusion,played badly then bust to a supernit you've possibly swapped a % with.
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Old 11-04-2016, 01:31 PM   #1469
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I know what wasn't said..."clock please."
You're right, when Wong called for the clock he did not say "please".
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Old 11-04-2016, 01:44 PM   #1470
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Benger totally owned Kassouf, pretending to be under stress with Kassoufs deliberations. It was just a genius at work. With his fake blowup he put on a masterclass of reversed psychology on Kassouf who fell for it and made the mistake with the kings then, sorry for my english loll
You say this as if it's ever correct for anyone to get away from kings in that spot lol...
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Old 11-04-2016, 03:01 PM   #1471
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Josephy and Vayo r the biggest clowns in the history of the final table, what an Absolute joke they each made of themselves. In a way, they ruined the show with their smug nittiness, and it would've been Way more entertaining if the Nine-Hi Boss made it.

Kassouf is a WAAAY BETTER poker player than vayo.
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Old 11-04-2016, 03:10 PM   #1472
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Josephy and Vayo r the biggest clowns in the history of the final table, what an Absolute joke they each made of themselves. In a way, they ruined the show with their smug nittiness, and it would've been Way more entertaining if the Nine-Hi Boss made it.

Kassouf is a WAAAY BETTER poker player than vayo.
eh, don't make stuff up to try to prove your point, that's what vayo did and a big reason he's the uber tool.

vayo was really nitty but it's alot of money for him/anyone so prob just a wee bit timid, doubt he could beat msnl today but kassouf is obv a worse player
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Old 11-04-2016, 06:12 PM   #1473
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Old 11-05-2016, 09:02 AM   #1474
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Im a Kassouf fan.

ESPN coverage needs characters and villains to be interesting.

Kassouf has those Jamie Gold gift of gab skills, but smarter and with actual poker strat knowledge.

Wonder if Jack rules the same way if villain in hand was male?

nine high like a boss ftw
He repeated the same dribble non stop. Worst wsop in a long time , didn't bother watching every episode because same nonsense over and over again. Kasouf was not entertaining in the least just a pain in the ass.
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Old 11-05-2016, 11:59 AM   #1475
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Benger totally owned Kassouf, pretending to be under stress with Kassoufs deliberations. It was just a genius at work. With his fake blowup he put on a masterclass of reversed psychology on Kassouf who fell for it and made the mistake with the kings then, sorry for my english loll


Thought about it , then realized he's just another SJW lib who carries the left agenda of everyone is racist or a bully.
Prayed for a king, despite the annoying talking William had.


Talking is good but when it's the same lines over and over and no one answers back then it gets annoying.
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