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Druff & Friends Show - 04/20/2019 - The Battle of Little Tablehorn

Druff ejected from an Indian casino with threat of arrest if he returns (topic starts at 0:23:35 mark). Druff runs into issues with Orbitz (1:13:30). Daniel Negreanu accuses Global Poker Awards of impropriety after "trolls" win best podcast award (1:29:05). Pokerstars fires three more pros, including Barry Greenstein (1:58:28). ACR issues refunds for exposed Latvian bot ring (2:21:28). Steve Wynn might be banned from his own casino (2:45:13). Caesars names CEO, could be sold soon (3:38:48). Cosmopolitan could be sold ...

Druff & Friends Show - 04/10/2018 - An Abundance of Topics

Druff finally takes flight for the first time since anxiety issues started in August (topic begins at 0:23:11). PokerFraudAlert media credential DENIED by WSOP after 7 straight years of approval (0:33:53). Female social media personality registers for small tournament, gets sat in big tournament, says nothing, gets caught (1:02:03). Mike Matusow starts new podcast, talks about Full Tilt days (2:19:53). Latvian bot on ACR malfunctions heads up in tournament, folds every hand preflop (3:29:26). Worst online poker software ever? Bovada ...

Druff & Friends Show - 03/27/2019 - Gimme Gimme Gimme Isle of Man After Midnight

Broke poker player attempts to rob successful player Darren Elias home, runs into babysitter instead (topic starts at 0:17:06 mark). How is Phil Galfond's Run It Once Poker site doing so far (1:00:44)? PFA Radio listener/advantage player does it again -- him & friends hit NJ online casinos for $500k (1:47:46). Does a pit games dealer have a right to expect thousands of dollars as a tip for dealing a jackpot hand (2:12:15)? Lee Jones has quit Pokerstars -- what ...

Druff & Friends Show - 03/21/2019 - The Rumors of My Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Druff almost has serious injury while skiing (topic begins at 0:13:28 mark). Druff's credit card info stolen, he attempted to track down culprit (0:21:34). Attorney Eric Bensamochan comes on to discuss the latest Phil Ivey lawsuit situation (0:43:47). Bellagio robbed by same bandit from 2017, shootout ensues at valet area (1:29:59). Darren Attebery (aka Darren Lara) comes on to tell his story of being falsely accused of the Bellagio robbery in 2017 (1:55:43). Global Poker Awards finalists announced, PFA snubbed ...

Druff & Friends Show - 03/14/2019 - Either Way, You Lose

Druff books "test" airline flight in major step toward recovering from anxiety/depression issues (topic begins at 0:20:39 mark). Buy a piece of Druff in the 2019 WSOP (0:44:40). Danielle Andersen (dmoongirl) accuses Kirsten Olieberg of scamming her (1:15:40). Californian Vinh Dao caught by New Jersey legalized poker sites, faking his location (2:11:40). Jessica Dawley accuses John Lee of PayPal chargeback scam (2:28:55). Jeff Boski deletes Druff's YouTube comment, blocks him on Twitter after being called out on lie (2:44:03). Sugarhouse ...

Druff & Friends Show - 03/06/2019 - Bad Decision, Good Result

Sheldon Adelson has cancer, hasn't been at work in over 2 months (topic starts at 0:17:10 mark). Entertaining listener "shoeshine box" calls in to talk about his battle with cancer (0:35:35). Crazy ranting player leads to fight at Talking Stick in Arizona (0::52:59). Two advantage players file lawsuit against Harrah's Joliet over false arrest in 2014 (1:12:46). Adam "Pacman" Jones arrested for cheating at Indiana casino (1:55:40). Harrah's Metropolis closed to due to massive flood (2:13:42). Poker pro Jon Jonsson ...

Druff & Friends Show - 02/28/2019 - Thanks for Stealing, Here's Another $100

Caesars and Draft Kings enter mobile sportsbetting partnership (topic begins at 0:14:26 mark). What Would Druff Do? Bathroom door breaks at Harrah's, guest gets charged $1500 (0:45:21). Jeff Boski took double payment from 2018 WSOP tournament cash, gets temp banned from Caesars (1:24:05). New Jersey casinos offer exploitable Ocean Magic slot online, some refuse to allow withdrawals for winners (1:56:28). Druff debates on Twitter with gaming industry consultant Jeff Hwang about the worsening of Vegas games (2:42:07). Nevada Gaming fines ...

Druff & Friends Show - 02/22/2019 - Steal a Purse, Return to Your Seat

Druff runs deep at LAPC O8 event, ends in frustration (topic starts at 0:14:38 mark). Idiot poker player swipes purse in full view of Harrah's Atlantic City camera (0:44:45). Supreme Court ruling provides major win against civil forfeiture (1:21:10). Vanessa Rousso update (1:48:52). Superuser on Bovada/Ignition at limit holdem (2:01:22)? Aria cuts ties with Phil Ivey, renames "The Ivey Room" (2:31:05). Ocean Resort in Atlantic City changes ownership again, continues property's streak of failure (2:42:50). Carl Icahn reveals he owns ...

Druff & Friends Show - 02/13/2019 - Where O Where Has Ivey's $10 Million Gone?

Federal court grants Borgata the ability to move search for Phil Ivey's assets in Nevada, in order to collect $10.6 million judgment (segment features attorney Eric Bensamochan, topic begins at 0:31:59 mark). Druff gets into Twitter argument with Penn Jillette's wife, and disgraced former poker media figure Joy Miller sticks her head into the matter (1:44:09). Joseph Stiers, an advantage player barred from Caesars properties, settles lawsuit over his disqualification from WSOP Main with a lot of chips (3:10:21). Founder ...

Druff & Friends Show - 01/30/2019 - Hung Up

Interview with famous "American Idol" contestant (and now poker semi-pro) William Hung (topic starts at 0:19:32 mark). More drama unfolds in the Eli Elezra situation, with a well known high stakes player coming forward with an astounding story about him (1:20:10). Daniel Negreanu gets himself in hot water on social media with a controversial tweet about poker player types he dislikes (2:52:28). Micah Raskin to plead guilty in pot dealing case (4:12:28). Harrah's to open casino near Sacramento in 2019 ...

Druff & Friends Show - 01/24/2019 - Ask Me Anything ... Except About Scamming You

Eli Elezra attempts "Ask Me Anything" on 2+2 to promote upcoming book, results in scamming accusations (topic starts at 0:24:24 mark). Should 2+2 publish books by scammers or other disgraced poker players? (1:46:08) For the record: Druff clarifies a few details about last week's AsianSpa death story (1:58:24). Former PFA guest Jonny Ferrari claims Gavin Smith's death was due to "something hereditary" (2:07:23). WSOP releases full 2019 schedule (2:21:45). Disgraced Epic Poker head & former WSOP Commissioner Jeffrey Pollack named ...

Druff & Friends Show - 01/18/2019 - Rest In Peace... Four Years From Now

New way to donate to show or freeroll with debit card (topic begins at 0:25:14 mark). Gavin Smith dies unexpectedly, poker community starts Gofundme for his kids (0:30:46). Druff admits to engineering 2015 cover-up of death of well-known poker social media figure (1:55:25). High buyin WSOP events announced, Main Event now allows Day 2 entry (2:18:33). DOJ reverses 2011 Wire Act opinion which was previously favorable to poker (2:47:34). Chino Rheem wins PCA Main Event -- will he pay creditors? ...

Druff & Friends Show - 01/11/2019 - PPPoker SSScammer

PFA moves to new server. Adnan Mohammad aka "NYPokerKing" accused of stealing money on deposit on his private PPPoker room (topic starts at 0:23:12 mark). 5Dimes shocker: Site steals $54k from winner of bad beat jackpot (1:42:45). Major update regarding disappearance of Tony from 5Dimes (2:14:30). Daniel Negreanu proposes to Amanda Leatherman (2:37:45). Did Joey Ingram "sell out" by accepting free $25k PCA tournament entry from Pokerstars? (2:46:03) PFA listener question: "I got big metal wire in my food at ...

Druff & Friends Show - 12/28/2018 - A Very Platinum Christmas

Claim PFA freeroll prizes now, or lose them (topic begins at 0:30:34 mark). Druff on the verge of filing his first-ever complaint to Nevada Gaming after unjustified ban from major Vegas casino (0:39:04). WSOP.com crashes in the middle of a tournament, players left twisting in the wind for hours (1:22:16). Wife buys husband into WSOP event as Christmas gift, video goes viral (1:50:02). Kevmath and two others gifted highly valuable "Platinum Pass" for upcoming Bahamas series (2:17:33). Daniel Negreanu buys ...

Druff & Friends Show - 12/20/2018 - A Tale of Two Massages

Druff makes depressing discovery when searching for old friend (topic starts at 0:27:21 mark). Caesars releases dates for some events & new information for 2019 WSOP (0:53:46). Shady Chinese Bovada payment processor commits credit card fraud against Druff, over a year later (1:14:32). Prahlad Friedman bashes Republican poker players on Twitter (1:28:56). Federal sportsbetting bill introduced (1:51:10). 2011 interpretation of 1961 Wire Act to be revisited, and perhaps made more unfriendly for online poker (2:04:54). Iovation, tainted by UB scandal, ...

Druff & Friends Show - 12/12/2018 - Betting in the Dark

Druff aborts H.Pylori treatment due to tough side effects (topic starts at 0:12:45 mark). Druff's attempt to win WSOP Circuit ring ends in disaster (0:21:02). Two Bellagio poker pros make $100k prop bet if one can survive 30 days in isolated, dark room (0:41:15). Daniel Negreanu and Amanda Leatherman are back together (1:07:37). Pokerstars agrees to put an end to Gordon Vayo mess, both sides to walk away (1:36:08). Justin Lapka (LappyPoker) accidentally given 5k starting tournament chips too many, ...

Druff & Friends Show - 11/20/2018 - Forging Ahead

Druff has the H.Pylori bacterial infection, and will begin a tough treatment for it this week (topic begins at 0:00:56 mark). Gordon Vayo's lawsuit against Pokerstars ends in embarrassing fashion (0:34:42), and Eric Bensamochan comes on to discuss legal issues surrounding it. Update on 5Dimes "Tony" kidnapping and supposed death (1:52:48). Are Caesars and MGM going merge? What will this mean for players? (2:08:30). Two more players added to the Nevada "black book" of banned gamblers, related to craps cheating ...

Druff & Friends Show - 10/20/2018 - The Big Sportsbook in the Sky

Druff gives a health update (topic starts at 0:24:16 mark). "Tony", owner of 5 Dimes sportsbook, was kidnapped, held for ransom, and killed (38:17). Bobby Baldwin to leave his longtime executive position at MGM, but is he being forced out? (1:07:25) Key witness in casino fraud case found dead in creek from "accidental" fall (1:22:18). Will Kassouf accused of palming friends' roulette chips, loses sponsorship (1:34:58). Caesars to buy Golden Nugget? (1:48:13) Can the Dodgers win the World Series? (2:00:43) ...

Druff & Friends Show - 09/29/2018 - Lump Deep Throat

Spontaneous show after 6-week unexpected show suspension due to Druff's health issues. Druff explains what's been going on with his health, and how it will affect the future of PFA Radio. Two regular topics also covered: Adam Schwartz, Terrence Chan, and Daniel Negreanu start new poker podcast. John Mehaffey is at war with Caesars and WSOP.com over a 2017 blog he wrote about a negative customer service experience he had. This was a shorter show, and it is not scheduled ...

Druff & Friends Show - 08/15/2018 - Poker Choker

Druff to attempt to drop 22 pounds by December 1 (topic starts at 0:28:34 mark). UK career scammer has entire winnings in poker tournament confiscated by government (0:45:40). Scientific Gaming, maker of Shuffle Master, loses $315 million in countersuit (0:57:11). MGM National Harbor uses cash game bad beat jackpot to fund overaly poker seat guarantees (1:11:15). MGM National Harbor high limit poker room choked by fumes from nearby kitchen (1:30:07). DDoS attacks wreak havoc upon ACR, Pokerstars, Party Poker (2:02:50). ...

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