Markus Gonsalves beat fellow poker professional Dan Smith in a tennis match, regardless that Gonsalves was required to make use of a frying pan as an alternative of a racquet. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
Poker professionals Dan Smith and Markus Gonsalves have been again on the tennis courtroom not too long ago in one other prop guess. This go-around, Gonsalves, the 2020 WPT Gardens Poker Championship winner, had to make use of a moderately uncommon piece of apparatus within the single-set match.
was permitted to wrap the deal with in grip tape
Because the superior participant, Gonsalves used a frying pan as an alternative of a racquet, although he was permitted to wrap the deal with in grip tape. Regardless of the handicap, Gonsalves defeated Smith, who’s eighth on the all-time dwell event earnings record with $41m, in an environment friendly 6-2 beat-down.
Smith had wagered just a few grand on himself to win at +150 odds. Right here’s a take a look at some video footage of the distinctive match:
Smith has instructed a possible rematch, joking that Gonsalves must use a baseball bat subsequent time. Gonsalves then posted an image on Twitter frying eggs within the pan that he used to win the sport. In a earlier match, Gonsalves used his weaker left hand to greatest Smith.