Top 5 Jungleman moments!

Daniel ‘Jungleman’ Cates might be one of the world’s best online cash players, but he knows how to make an impact in front of the cameras too…

5. Jungleman vs. Patrik Antonius – PartyPoker Premier League

Daniel Cates had played millions of poker hands before sitting at this PartyPoker Premier League table. Unfortunately, the majority of them were online.

Displaying both inexperience and experience in the same hand, Cates manages to string bet preflop before showing huge discipline to fold post. With a Vanessa Selbst appearance as a pivotal extra and a Patrik Antonius rant, it’s well worth a watch…


4. Jungleman vs. Sam Trickett – 2012 Aussie Millions Cash Game

After winning millions online, Daniel Cates began to appear in some of the biggest televised cash games around the world. 

This video is from a game involving a few of poker’s biggest stars and some rich Chinese businessmen. After Sam Trickett three-bets pre-flop, a huge AUD$444,900 pot develops…


3. Jungleman vs. Phil Ivey – 2011 NBC Heads-up Championship 

The two have tangled online a lot and found themselves drawn together in the first round of the 2011 NBC Heads-Up Championship. 

Cates might be considered one of the best heads-up players in the world, but there’s still something a little special about busting Phil Ivey in one of the most prestigious tournaments around…


4. Jungleman vs. MagicNinja – Full Tilt Poker 2011

Jungleman made his name online where he has amassed over $8 million in cash game profits. In recognition of that incredible achievement, here’s a huge PLO hand from 2011. It’s a very good get-there and a pretty cool sum of money to win in one hand…


5. Jungleman vs. Scott Seiver – PartyPoker Premier League VI

PokerPlayer looked into the dark side of Daniel Cates recently when it emerged that he’d been telling an opponent to ‘go and die’ in the chatbox. And having been dogged by multi-accounting accusations and the whole ‘Girah’ controversy in the past, Cates is certainly no stranger to sticking up for himself.

In this entertaining clip we see Scott Seiver accuse Cates of ‘actual cheating’, while Jungleman responds with a ‘f*ck you!’ and ‘you’re an idiot’.

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