On Monday evening at 9 p.m. ET/ 8 p.m. CT, 2018 World Collection of Casino Poker(WSOP)Main Event runner-up Tony Miles will show up on the brand-new episode of American Ninja Warrior on NBC. If all goes well and also he can finish the physically-challenging”Qualifying Program,”he stands to win$100,000
in his long-standing prop bet with Shaun Deeb. Back in 2019, Miles was traveling the globe playing casino poker, and also while in Scotland to grind WCOOP, he shared an Airbnb with Deeb. As Miles explained it, eventually at lunch, Deeb asked him concerning his following goal. Miles nonchalantly stated his love of American Ninja Warrior, and also as points so usually do in between online poker gamers, a bet was born.
Listen to Miles on the most up to date episode of the PokerNews Podcast below.
“For our bet, the probabilities started at 25-to-1 as well as will decrease annual over the three-year duration to 20-to-1 as well as 15-to-1 respectively,” Miles previously informed PokerNews. “Getting the telephone call is a very exciting component of the procedure. You have to recognize that a great deal of individuals, around 100,000 I’ve heard, apply to be on Ninja Warrior so it is thought about a severe honor to be picked to actually contend on the show.”
In 2019, Miles stopped working at his initial effort– extra on how as well as why below– to make sure that indicates this go around he stands to win $100,000 on his $5,000 wager.
Obstacle # 1– Coming back on the Program When initially getting the program, Miles thought the combination of the prop wager backstory and the reality he was coming off a runner-up finish to John Cynn generally Occasion may improve his opportunities.
“The program is extremely discerning, however after finishing runner-up in the Main Occasion, I thought I might have a good shot of jumping on, getting a possibility to run,” claimed Miles. While he did get on, getting a second chance was far from a forgone final thought.
He actually had to go with the application process once more and simply hope they would certainly bring him back. In March 2020, he obtained the phone call and was set up to compete in the Season 12 stop in Washington D.C. on April 11-12. He prepared, yet fate had other plans when COVID-19 closed down the world.