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PokerNews Podcast: 10th Anniversary of Black Friday & Guest Vlogger Ben Deach

On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring and Chad Holloway take a look back on the 10th Anniversary of Black Friday, offer highlights from the GGPoker Spring Festival, reflect on the passing of David “Beast” Valdez, and recap Niklas Astedt winning SCOOP and GG Super MILLION$ titles. Additionally, they chat with Reno-based poker vlogger Ben Deach, who shares his experience creating content while juggling responsibilities as both a news anchor and new father. Finally, they reveal the ...

PokerNews Podcast: Breaking Down 2021 WSOP Plans & Guest Bernard Lee on New Book

On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Jeff Platt, Sarah Herring, and Chad Holloway break down everything you need to know about the 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP), including the live versions in Las Vegas and Europe planned for this fall, as well as online bracelet events this summer. In addition, they recap Phil Hellmuth defeating Daniel Negreanu in High Stakes Duel II Round 1, what’s been happening in the PokerStars SCOOP, update you on GGPoker Spring Festival ...

PokerNews Debate Series: Is Phil Hellmuth Only Good Against Bad Players?

In this special podcast episode, we offer you the first edition of the PokerNews Debate Series. In the inaugural show, host Sarah Herring asks the question "Phil Hellmuth only good against bad players?" PokerNews contributors Jason Glatzer and Mo Nuwwarah offer their takes. Producer: Jesse Fullen

PokerNews Podcast: Moneymaker a Farce, Guest Jared Jaffee Calls Out WPT

On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Jeff Platt, Sarah Herring, and Chad Holloway discuss the latest developments in poker over the last week. They review champions from events across the globe, both live and online, including Adrian Mateos Diaz, Artur Martirosian, and runner-up finisher Katie Stone. Plus, in a controversial move, both partypoker and GGPoker run tournaments alongside PokerStars SCOOP and the crew discuss possible outcomes and the poker community reactions. Next, guest Jared Jaffee joins the show ...

PokerNews Podcast: Vanessa Kade Wins $1.5M; Guest Veronica Brill Reveals All

On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Jeff Platt, Sarah Herring, and Chad Holloway discuss Vanessa Kade’s historic $1.5 million win in the PokerStars Sunday Million 15th Anniversary, the new SCOOP schedule, and Michael Addamo nearly winning another GGPoker Super MILLION$ title. They also discuss BetMGM launching online poker in Michigan, Jared Jaffee capturing his third WSOP Circuit gold ring, poker on TV, and PokerStars postponing the next PSPC until at least 2022. Finally, they welcome guest Veronica Brill, ...

PokerNews Podcast: Chance Kornuth Talks Galfond Challenge Loss, WPT Final Table & More

On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Jeff Platt, Sarah Herring, and Chad Holloway discuss the latest events to take the poker world by storm. They go over the results of the face-off between Fedor Holz and Wiktor "limitless" Malinowski, the postponing of Daniel Negreanu vs. Phil Hellmuth Heads Up Duel, go over the WPT Gardens and Wynn Spring Classic results, and relate a crazy slot story out of Michigan. Plus, Chance Kornuth joins the show to talk about ...

PokerNews Podcast: WPT's Lynn Gilmartin on New Film Career, Pregnancy & More

On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Jeff Platt, Sarah Herring, and Chad Holloway discuss the series of dramas that plagued the WPT Venetian including the seat draw controversy that had Jared Jaffee exploding on Twitter and the tweet from Fedor Holz proclaiming a “Severe Emergency” for Roland Rokita. The team discusses their views on Matt Savage’s ruling and how the tournament ultimately played out. Plus, an update on the Fedor Holz vs Limitless Challenge, the huge scores in ...

PokerNews Podcast: Fedor Holz Joins Show to Talk Face-Off Challenge

On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt welcome guest Fedor Holz to the show to talk about his Face-Off Heads Up Challenge against Wiktor "limitless" Malinowski. In addition, Chad Holloway chats with Ryan Beauregard, Director of Poker Operations at Wynn Las Vegas, about the upcoming Wynn Spring Classic. They also dive into the upcoming Heads Up Duel between Daniel Negreanu and Phil Hellmuth, the upcoming WPT Gardens final table after a long hiatus, Endrit ...

PokerNews Podcast: Odds of a Summer WSOP w/ Guests Vivian Saliba & Daiva Byrne

On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring, Chad Holloway, and Jeff Platt talk about the odds of a 2021 World Series of Poker taking place this summer, breakdown the recent passing of an online poker bill in the North Dakota house of representatives (complete with audio), and explore the bad blood between Daniel Negreanu and Ryan Fee. They also highlight the strong start to the 2021 PokerStars MICOOP in Michigan, Ankush Mandavia winning the CardPlayer Poker Tour ...

PokerNews Podcast: Daniel Negreanu Reveals All Regarding Loss to Doug Polk

On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring, Chad Holloway, and Jeff Platt welcome guest Daniel Negreanu, who opens up about his loss to Doug Polk in the High Stakes Feud. He also talks about his upcoming match against Phil Hellmuth, gives advice to the younger generation, and throws shade at Ryan Fee. To hear Polk's take on things, be sure to give a listen to last week's episode. In addition, Sarah shares her experience of being powerless ...

PokerNews Podcast: Doug Polk Discusses Win Against Negreanu; Interview w/ Scott Stewart

On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring, Chad Holloway, and Jeff Platt bring you all the latest news and highlights from the poker world. That includes talking to guest Doug Polk about defeating Daniel Negreanu in their highly-publicized heads-up duel. He shares thoughts on Negreanu’s play and tanking, explains some side action and coaching details, offers a take on how he sees himself as a HUNL player in today’s poker world, and tells listeners what’s next for ...

PokerNews Podcast: PokerStars in Michigan, New Poker Documentary & Guest Jack Hardcastle

On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring, Jeff Platt, and Chad Holloway offer up the latest in the poker industry including a Negreanu vs. Polk Challenge update, Daniel Dvoress winning Mike Sexton Classic, and offer their NFL Super Bowl LV picks. Additionally, they dive into the married poker couple Chris Moorman and Katie Lindsay going heads-up for a WSOP Circuit gold ring, highlight the launch of PokerStars online operations in Michigan, and tell you why the documentary ...

PokerNews Podcast: North Dakota Rep. Jim Kasper Introduces Online Poker Bill

On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Jeff Platt and Chad Holloway welcome North Dakota Rep. Jim Kasper to the show to talk about House Concurrent Resolution 3012, which would put a measure to allow the internet game on his state's 2022 general election ballot. Kasper originally tried to introduce a bill in 2005 during the "Poker Boom," but the Wire Act stood in the way. Now that the Wire Act is no longer a concern, is online poker ...

PokerNews Podcast: Phil Hellmuth Talks NFL Playoffs, Super Bowl & Making Millions

In the latest edition of the PokerNews Podcast, Jeff Platt, Chad Holloway, and Sarah Herring welcome 15-time bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth to the show to talk NFL Playoffs. He talks about his favorite sports bets, makes picks for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers @ Green Bay Packers and Buffalo Bills @ Kansas City Chiefs, and shares why he's been so successful with his "Pick of the Week" this season. In addition, he offers his Super Bowl pick, shares stories of past ...

PokerNews Podcast: Reviewing the Top 10 Stories of 2020

In the latest edition of the PokerNews Podcast, Jeff Platt, Chad Holloway, and Sarah Herring dive into the Top 10 stories of 2020 as determined by PokerNews. Among the stories discussed the end of the Black Friday saga, Daniel Negreanu vs. Doug Polk, the Midway Poker Tour payout debacle, the Galfond Challenge, and how the Coronavirus pandemic impacted the poker world. Toss in some GGPoker stories, cheating drama, and big WSOP online bracelet winners, and it turned out to be ...

PN Podcast: Salas Wins WSOP, Huck Seed in PHoF & Moneymaker Leaves PokerStars

In the latest edition of the PokerNews Podcast, Jeff Platt and Sarah Herring recap the 2020 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event heads-up finale between Joseph Hebert and Damian Salas. They also share stories from being on-site in Las Vegas at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, share thoughts on Huck Seed being inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame, discuss Chris Moneymaker's departure from PokerStars, and much more. Time Stamps 00:23 | Welcome to the show 00:30 | ...

PokerNews Podcast: Recapping Joseph Hebert's 2020 WSOP Main Event Final Table Win

In the latest edition of the PokerNews Podcast, Jeff Platt, Sarah Herring, and Chad Holloway recap the 2020 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event final table, which was won by Joseph Hebert. They discuss the disqualification of three-time bracelet winner Upeshka De Silva after he tested positive for COVID, big hands and moments from play, and preview Hebert's upcoming heads-up match against Damian Salas for $1 million, the bracelet, and title of 2020 WSOP Main Event champion! Toss in ...

PokerNews Podcast: 2020 WSOP Main Event Final Table Preview w/ Player Interviews

In the latest edition of the PokerNews Podcast, Jeff Platt, Sarah Herring, and Chad Holloway preview the 2020 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event final table, which will play to a winner Monday, December 28. They are then joined by four of the finalists including chip leader Joseph Hebert, Tony Yuan, Gershon Distenfeld, and three-time bracelet winner Upeshka De Silva. They also break down the Poker Hall of Fame nominations, make their Main Event winner picks, and tell you ...

PokerNews Podcast: Ryan “Hagzzz021” Hagerty Talks Making WSOP Main Event Final Table

In the latest edition of the PokerNews Podcast, Jeff Platt and Chad Holloway tell you why Sarah Herring is MIA. They then share details about their respective weekends in Las Vegas for the 2020 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event and highlight those players fortunate enough to make the final table. They are then joined by Ryan “Hagzzz021” Hagerty, who was one of the players to secure a seat at the final table. The New Jersey pro talks about ...

PokerNews Podcast: Stefanie Ungar-Campbell Shares Stories on Her Father, Stu Ungar

In the latest edition of the PokerNews Podcast, Jeff Platt, Sarah Herring, and Chad Holloway dive into the 2020 World Series of Poker Main Event final table from the international leg on GGPoker, offer thoughts on GGPoker signing Dan Bilzerian as an ambassador, and offer updates on both the Daniel Negreanu vs. Doug Polk and Phil Galfond vs. Chance Kornuth heads-up challenges. They also chat with Stefanie Ungar-Campbell, the daughter of Poker Hall of Famer Stu Ungar. She shares stories ...

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