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Garrett Adelstein Fires Shots at Nik Airball calls him “a bad poker player and a much worse human being”

Garrett Adelstein has fired shots at Nik Airball calling him “a bad poker player and a much worse human being. Fuck that guy.” after not being invited to Hustler Casino Live any longer.

Nik Airball was quick to fire back shots of his own, saying that he doesn’t ban people from his games and never asks for money back when he loses a pot!

Could we once again get to see a showdown between this pair? We hope so, and it could be coming sooner rather than later, though not on Hustler Casino Live, of course.

Watch Nik Airball talking Garrett Adelstein:

Who Is Nik Airball?

Nik Airball, real name Nikhil Arcot, is one of poker’s rising stars and one of the biggest winners of all time at Hustler Casino Live.

GGarrett Adelstein Fires Shots at Nik Airball calls him "a bad poker player and a much worse human being"

Over the last year he has raised his profile starring on the Hustler Casino Live show, making a name for himself as an unpredictable player who isn’t scared to rile his opponents with insults and other trash talk.

Having done well in the world of investment banking, Airball is now putting those analytical skills to the test against the regs in the high stakes poker community, all the while showcasing his personality at the tables.

Though is seems to prefer cash games, he does have a $20K cash at last year’s WPT World Championship. We’d love to see him at the 2023 WSOP tearing it all up.

There is talk that Nik Airball is on the path to becoming poker’s new supervillain, and who would disagree? His sometimes abrasive nature is perfect for TV poker and putting him up against Phil Hellmuth sounds like a match made in heaven, if only for the fans.

Nik Airball Is the Biggest Winner and new star of Hustler Casino Live

Nik Airball is now undoubtedly the new star at Hustler Casino Live. His fearless style of play with bluffs that are just like his “Airball” Moniker are what the fans want to see.

There really isn’t another player around right now that is prepared to play in such huge pots. Right now, Nik Airball sits with a profit of $589,385 from his exploits on Hustler Casino Live, although a recent hit of $759,200 did put a massive dent in what was more than $1.2 million, second only to Garrett Adelstein.

Last November, Airball was the winner of the biggest ever pot in Hustler Casino Live history at the time—a whopping $870,000 against online legend buttonclickr:

Up against a rising star of the online poker world, Henri “buttonclickr” Puustinen, Airball picked up the monster pot hitting a straight against a set, sending the 22-year-old home a lot poorer than when he arrived.

A showdown between Nik Airball and Garrett Adelstein would be a treat for the fans. Let’s see how this brews up!

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