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Doyle Brunson Blocks — Then Unblocks — Doug Polk On Twitter

Doug Polk may be semi-retired from poker, but he managed to find a way to stay in the poker news, recently being a part of one of the biggest heads-up match of all time.

Now, Polk recently caught the ire of poker legend Doyle Brunson, which seemingly came out of nowhere. And while it doesn’t exactly appear to be a catalyst for a Brunson vs Polk heads-up match, the incident did turn some heads in the poker community.

Brunson lashed out at Doug Polk on Twitter, declaring on Friday that he had blocked Polk for the way he “portrays himself” and how he was “declaring himself as the greatest of all time.”

Doug Polk wasn’t the only one to get the block from Brunson. Earlier in the day, Brunson revealed that he had also blocked poker player Matt Glantz for an offending tweet and being a “negative person.”

The offending Tweet apparently came after Glantz made comments about Brunson’s politics:

So what did Doug Polk have to say about the block?

Despite the surprising block by Brunson, by Saturday, Doyle Brunson was having second thoughts, posting an apology and saying that he made the comments after being in a “terrible mood.” Brunson unlocked both Polk and Glantz and explained his actions in a subsequent post.

Both Polk and Glantz were accepting of the apology, indicating that all was forgiven.

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