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TheChipRace - Season 7 Episode 1 - Antonio Esfandiari, Nick Newport & Niall Farrell.

Back for Season 7, David and Dara welcome Antonio Esfandiari to the show. They are also joined by Irish poker pro Nick Newport. For strategy, Daiva Byrne discusses a hand from her recent Unibet Open Bucharest. From the news desk Ian catches us up on all the top stories and results since we’ve been away. Also there’s a hot take on ‘American regs’ from Scottish highroller Niall Farrell.

TheChipRace - Season 6 Episode 7 - Molly Bloom, Mick McCloskey, Niall Farrell & Robbie Strazynski.

For the season finale from the Unibet Open Bucharest, Dara and David chat to author and former poker host, the inspiration for the Oscar nominated movie Molly’s Game, Molly Bloom. They also sit down with bonafide Irish poker legend Mick McCloskey. Niall Farrell stops by to help with a strategy segment looking at a crucial hand from his WSOP-E Highroller win. Guest newsman Daragh Davey brings the news from Unibet Open Bucharest and more, including a report from the Unibet ...

The Chip Race - Season 6 Episode 6 - Ben Wilinofsky & Jared Tendler.

In the week that saw John Cynn crowned WSOP Main Event Champion, Dara and David are joined by EPT Champion, online poker legend and talented writer, Ben Willonofsky. They catch up with mindset coach Jared Tendler who returns to the show to talk about mental preparation before and during a long poker series. They also look at the recent successes and antics of former guest Phil Hellmuth. Ian has a review of the WSOP final table as well as a ...

The Chip Race - Season 6 Episode 5 - Jennifer Shahade, Andy Hills & Sam Greenwood.

This week, we come to you from Vegas and the World Series of Poker! We are joined by poker and chess player, commentator and coach Jennifer Shahade. We also sit down with the UK’s cashiest player in recent years Andy Hills. Our strategy segment looks at a hand that David played during the WSOP tag team event. With the help of Sam Greenwood, we take a look at HUDS. Ian brings us a round-up of the WSOP and Vegas results ...

The Chip Race - Season 6 Episode 4 - Jack Sinclair, Benny Glaser & Chad Holloway.

This week, Dara and David welcome back to the show WSOP Main event final tablist Jack Sinclair. They also sit down with the UK’s only triple bracelet holder, mixed game beast Benny Glaser. Daiva Byrne joins them for a strategy segment that looks at a huge hero call from the recent Unibet Open Malta feature table. Ian brings all the news and results from the WSOP, the Unibet Online series and more. There is also a visit by poker writer, ...

TheChipRace - Season 6 Episode 3 - Allen Kessler, Spraggy and Kevmath.

This week we are joined by a man who has 4 runner up finishes but not a single bracelet at the World Series of poker, Alan ‘the chainsaw’ Kessler. We are joined by twitch phenom Ben ‘Spraggy’ Spraggs. David is torn a new one by Dara O’Kearney and guest Sameer Singh for a mistake he made in his Grudge Match with Ian Simpson. Ian brings us the latest from the WPT and Highroller bowl, plus a preview of the now ...

The Chip Race - Season 6 Episode 2 - Maria Ho and Adam Owens

We are in Malta this week where we just closed the curtain on another phenomenal stop of the Unibet Open tour. Joining us on the show is highroller, broadcaster and women in Poker Hall of Fame inductee Maria Ho. We also talk to EPT Barcelona 3rd place finisher and Millions Barcelona runner up Adam Owen. Adam is also in strategy corner to give us a mixed game tip. Ian delivers a smug news segment and Dara gives us his tells ...

The Chip Race - Season 6 Episode 1 - Sam Greenwood, Laura Cornelius & Alex Henry

In our season 6 opener, we welcome highroller extraordinaire Sam Greenwood to the show. We also be talk to popular sideline reporter Laura Cornelius. Deepstack Open creator Alex Henry stops by to talk about security at live events. Ian has all the news and results from the time we’ve been off the air. He also has a preview of this week’s Unibet Open and Deepstack Open Malta combined festival. Finally, Dara looks at set-mining in our strategy segment, specifically a ...

The Chip Race - Season 5 Episode 7 - Ken Doherty, Jonathan Little, Phil Hellmuth & Mrs Doke.

For the Season 5 finale, Dara and David are talking snooker, poker and bad beats with Irish world snooker champion Ken Doherty. They are also joined by 2 time WPT champion and former WPT player of the year Jonathan Little. The great Phil Hellmuth stops by again to analyse that astonishing white magic hand versus Jungleman Daniel Cates from their heads up King of the Hill contest. Ciaran Cooney checks in during Ian’s news segment to tell us how the ...

The Chip Race - Season 5 Episode 6 - Ari Engel, Marc MacDonnell, Samantha Rea & Espen Jorstad

Dara and David are delighted to welcome to the show Aussie Millions Champion Ari Engel. They are also joined by popular Irish pro Marc ‘Sluglife’ McDonnell. Fellow Unibet ambassador Espen Uhlen Jorstad stops by to discuss capped ranges in the strategy segment, Samantha Rea talks prop-betting and Ian brings all the news and results from Bratislava, Barcelona and more.

The Chip Race - Season 5 Episode 5 - Maria Konnikova, Sameer Singh and Jack Sinclair.

Dara and David are back from hiatus with what promises to be a great show. Headlining this week is best-selling author and poker pro Maria Konnikova. They are also joined by back to back Irish Open 6th place finisher and recent online triple crown winner Sameer Singh. Last year’s WSOP main event final-tablist Jack Sinclair stops by for a strategy segment that looks at David’s Jack high call versus him at last month’s JP MASTERS in Dublin. Ian brings us ...

The Chip Race - Season 5 Episode 4 - Mike Leah & Freddy Bergman

This week, our headline guest will be Canadian pro and WPT Fallsview Champion Mike Leah. We’ll also be talking to PokerStrategy.com editor Barry Carter about his piece on pros as content creators. Norwegian Unibet ambassadora- e-gamer turned poker pro Fredrick Bergman will stop by for a chat. Ian will bring all the exciting results from the Irish Open. Dara and Daiva will be correcting Doug Polk’s work in our Strategy Segment, taking a closer look at a televised hand between ...


The Chip Race - Season 5 Episode 2 - Keith Cummins, Paul Jackson & Parker Talbot.

This week, David and Dara sit down with highstakes SNG beast and twitch legend Parker ‘TonkaaaaP’ Talbot, Bank Roll Staking boss-man Paul Jackson and Irish Pro Keith Cummins. Ian brings us news including a look at the Unibet Online Series. David has a quick chat with Ciaran Cooney about Unibet’s sponsorship of the 2018 Irish live poker rankings and Daiva joins the lads, breaking down a hand from her recent Unibet Open London.

The Chip Race - Season 5 Episode 1 - Neil Channing, Ryan Laplante & Patrick Leonard

In our jam packed Season 5 opener, we’ve got former Irish Open Champion Neil Channing. We’ll be talking to both Ryan Laplante and Patrick Leonard about their recent Twitter spat. Dara will give us his top tips for playing with no HUD versus weak passive players. Ian catches us up with all the news from the break, brings us all the results from last weekend’s Unibet Open London and takes a look at the Unibet Online Series which has just ...

The Chip Race - Season 4 Episode 7 - George Danzer & Kat Arnsby

In the week that Unibet Poker launches in Ireland, Dara and David are delighted to bring you the Season 4 finale, starring none other than 4 time bracelet winner and 2014 WSOP player of the year George Danzer. They will also be catching up with poker player, writer and raconteuse Kat Arnsby. Daiva joins Dara to discuss a hand from her Aussie Millions preliminary. Ian retakes his seat at the news desk and David asks Dara all about his 7th ...

The Chip Race - Season 4 Episode 6 - Phil Hellmuth, Zachary Elwood, Fintan Gavin and Carlos Welsh.

This week, David and Dara will be bringing you the exciting conclusion to their exclusive Phil Hellmuth interview. They will be talking to poker author and live tells expert Zachary Elwood. Former guest Carlos Welsh joins Dara in strategy corner to discuss an interesting satellite hand. Also on the show is back to back Megastacks champion, Irish poker pro Fintan Gavin and Unibet Ambassador Rauno Tahvonen who subs in for Ian at the news desk.

The Chip Race - Season 4 - Episode 5 Phil Hellmuth, Tommy Angelo, Charlie Carrel & Barry Carter

This week, our headline guest is quite simply the biggest name in poker - the WSOP and WSOP-Europe Main Event champion Phil Hellmuth Junior. We will also be joined by Poker player, author and Mental Game coach Tommy Angelo. Ian will be catching us up with all the news and results from over the Christmas period. Poker journalist Barry Carter will stop by to talk to us about poker new year’s resolutions. We will also be joined by British Highroller ...

The Chip Race - Season 4 Episode 4 - Charlie Carrel & Jesse McKenzie

It's our 18th and final show of the year! Our headline guest tonight is highroller and technicolor dream pants aficionado Charlie Carrel. Well also be chatting with Australian poker and fantasy sports pro Jesse 'OntheMac' McKenzie. Ian will bring us the news, including all the results from last weekend's Unibet Open Bucharest. Daiva Byrne stops by to help us go through a pretty gross spot Dara found himself in at the Unibet Poker European Open. We will also take a ...

The Chip Race - Season 4 Episode 3 - Andrew Neeme & Jared Tendler

In this episode of 'The Chip Race', Dara and David chat to superstar vlogger and recent Unibet e-sports SNG winner Andrew Neeme. They also sit down with sports psychologist and poker mindset coach Jared Tendler. Unibet ambassador Raunu Tahvonen is back to help with the strategy section, describing his thought process during a fascinating hand from the Unibet DSO Malta. Also, Ian will bring us all the latest news and results plus a preview of the upcoming Unibet Open in ...

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