The Twitch Poker Tribune is a weekly blog bringing you the latest news and best clips of the week from the world of Twitch poker, as well as shining a light on streamers you should check out.

THIS WEEK:

  • Watch world no.1 Conor “1_conor_ b_1” Beresford’s WCOOP masterclass in full
  • There are poker imposters Among Us…
  • Clips of the week
  • Ones to watch

Watch Conor “1_conor_ b_1” Beresford’s WCOOP masterclass in full

On Wednesday night, the best online tournament player in the world right now won his first World Championship of Online Poker title.

Conor Beresford: First WCOOP title for the world no.1

Conor “1_conor_b_1” Beresford is ranked no.1 in the world on Pocket Fives’ rankings, and despite millions in cashes and two SCOOP titles to his name, he had never captured a WCOOP title. Until now.

Beresford entered Day 2 with a below-average stack but manoeuvred his way to the title. It was quite a performance.

Thankfully, we got to watch the entire event unfold on PokerStars Twitch channel Wednesday night, with cards-up commentary.

It was a stacked line-up, to say the least. Joining Beresford were other crushers including Ole “wizowizo” Schemion, Mike “SirWatts” Watson, and Luke “Bit2Easy” Reeves, to name just a few.

Watch Beresford’s WCOOP-winning performance in full below.


There are imposters Among Us…

You might have noticed some of your favourite poker streamers going to war in a different game recently.

A game of words rather than bets, but a game in which bluffing is just as crucial.

Among Us is an online multiplayer game which follows a group of crewmates (you and your mates) who try to stay alive by completing tasks. The catch is that one or more of you will be a secret imposter trying to sabotage the spaceship mission by killing off the team one by one. It’s up to you lot to decide who to vote off in order to save the mission.

Basically, it’s like Werewolf — a game we discovered being played by poker’s Super High Roller crew back at the 2019 PCA.

Here’s a masterclass in Among Us bluffing from Spraggy.

A cheeky double kill.

And a subtle kill with three people watching from GJ Reggie.

It seems like the game is a fun way to unwind after a long WCOOP session, so expect to see more of it over the next couple of weeks.


Clips of the week:

Picking the 20x is a thing of beauty.

How mad is that guy right now?

The anti-sweat backfires.

Bit too easy?

It always works.

When you don’t want to give away any tells…

Such a tease.

Doing it WCOOP style.

Her first time playing poker. Beginner’s luck?

Nice bluff, Finty.

Tough bubble bust for GJ Reggie.

A very sad turn card.

How to celebrate a double up when everyone in your house is asleep and you have to keep quiet.


Ones to watch:

AccidentalGrenade – www.twitch.tv/accidentalgrenade

If you want to check out some of the action from PokerStars in Pennsylvania, check out the AccidentalGrenade stream.

Aresvaettur – www.twitch.tv/aresvaettur

The man known on Twitch as Aresvaettur, aka Toke Jensen, is a 26-year-old casual poker and game streamer from Denmark who is putting in a grind on the Grand Tour streets. Go give him a follow.

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