Shaun Deeb Scoops Another WCOOP Title On Son's Birthday
Two years ago, on September 8, 2016, Shaun Deeb won the WCOOP-12: $1,050 NL Draw Championship. It was Deeb's fourth WCOOP title but he will most remember that day because of the birth of his second child: Chance Deeb. This year, Deeb had to make another decision during the World Championship of Online Poker: play the events or go home for Chance's birthday.
Scrolling down the lobby on PokerStars made one thing clear: Deeb stayed at his location to play the World Championship of Online Poker. And he probably won't regret it after winning another WCOOP title on his son's birthday:
So two years ago today I missed the birth of this guy for #wcoop and won a tourney that day this year i decided to… https://t.co/MurCO8cc18— wcoop wafflecrusher (@shaundeeb)
It was probably a brag, but not everyone was so congratulatory. Some users reacted with positive comments, but there were people who couldn't understand his decision. Daniel Lewis was clear in his comment:
@shaundeeb Trying to humblebrag that he won two tournaments but ends up admitting not only missing the birth for po… https://t.co/rh3T40jlbz— Daniel Lewis (@dannyslewis)
Is Multi-tabling Bad for Your Health?
But looking at his screen during WCOOP with multiple tables open day after day, missing his son's birthday may be the least of his problems. Former World Champion Martin Jacobson sent out a tweet raising concerns about the dangers of multi-tabling:
Research claims that multitasking is bad for the brain. Makes you wonder what impact 12 tabling 12 hours per day f… https://t.co/WXMtOs5iTc— Martin Jacobson (@Martin_Jacobson)
Ryan "Protentialmn" Laplante also shared his 'thoughts' about this:
@Martin_Jacobson If ur only focused on poker though, are you really multi-tasking? https://t.co/EVyY47akPZ— Ryan Laplante?️? (@Protentialmn)
What do you think?