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Off The Felt: Poker Twitter Reacts to Chiefs Super Bowl Win

Doyle Brunson, Phil Hellmuth, Daniel Negreanu and more reacted to Super Bowl LIV

The Kansas City Chiefs led by quarterback Patrick Mahomes overcame a 10-point deficit to stun the San Francisco 49ers and deny them a record-equalling sixth Vince Lombardi Trophy after a 31-20 victory in Super Bowl LIV.

Like any big sporting occasion or playoff game, poker Twitter was abuzz with players sharing their sports betting tips, in-game reactions and response to Mahomes' stunning fourth-quarter comeback.

Some people put time and study into their picks, including former WSOP Main Event final tablist Max Steinberg, who documented his afternoon on Twitter, sharing his picks and the process he went through in making them.

Even poker legend Doyle Brunson couldn't resist putting some money on the big game, although having bet on every Super Bowl ever played, it doesn't sound like he'd need any encouragement.

Meanwhile others...just went with their gut.

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And others, like Mike 'Timex' McDonald just didn't go at all, opting to take a break and enjoy the match for the sporting occasion that it was.

Of course, it wasn't just the football that got people excited, with many tuning in to what many believe was the best Super Bowl halftime show in recent memory, after Shakira andJ.Lo wowed the crowd with a medley of their greatest hits.

For some, it went well:

For others, like Bill Perkins, things didn't go as well...

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Whereas others were just happy that Andy Reid finally got his hands - or fingers - on a Super Bowl ring after all this time.

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In the end, whether winners or losers, the epic comeback - not as epic as the Patriots against Atlanta though - was one that was enjoyed by all.

However, at the end of the day, some people were just left with more questions than answers!

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