Global Poker
At Global Poker you can win real money prizes across the United States with their unique Sweepstakes model.
  • Sweepstakes allows US online poker players to convert winnings into cash prizes!
  • With every purchase, players are rewarded with free Sweeps Coins equivalent.
  • Welcome Bonus: $40 Gold Coin Package includes SC 40 costs just $20
  • Plus, get an additional SC 20 just for verifying your account
Claim your Welcome Bonus and hit the poker tables today! »
pokerfuse online poker news
Episode Title

PokerNews Podcast: USPO Update, WPT DQ & Guest "Top Poker Player" Maria Konnikova

Full Episode Description
On the latest special episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring and Chad Holloway break down the latest stories and winners, including Doug Polk throwing shade at a CNN article about Maria Konnikova, WPT500 champ David Afework being disqualified and losing $160K, a new poker room opening in Vegas, and Niklas Astedt taking down the GGPoker WSOP Circuit Main Event. They also recap Harlen Miller winning the MPST Venetian for $367,801 and go over early results from the 2021 US Poker Open including wins by Jake Daniels, Sam Soverel, Joe McKeehen, John Riordan, and Joey Weissman. In addition, Jeff Platt chats with guest Maria Konnikova, whose book he Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win is being released in paperback form. Big thanks to the special sponsor this week in Elite Chip Care. Time Stamps *Time|Topic* 00:24 | Welcome to the show 00:35 | Where is Jeff Platt? 02:17 | Doug Polk stirs the “Top Poker Player” pot 05:18 | Maria Konnikova responds 08:34 | What constitutes being a poker pro? 11:43 | Sponsor: Elite Chip Care 12:42 | WPT500 champ David Afework disqualified and loses $160K 14:30 | What happened? 21:38 | Niklas Astedt wins GGPoker WSOP Circuit Main Event 25:23 | Sponsor: GGPoker 26:16 | Resorts World Las Vegas slated to open on The Strip this month 30:40 | Maria Konnikova joins the show 32:44 | How the pandemic impacted the book’s release 34:57 | Any book plans for the 2021 WSOP? 35:45 | Return to live poker 38:19 | Remaining 2021 poker plans 39:13 | Thoughts on being an ambassador for the game 40:12 | What needs to change to welcome more women to the felt? 43:40 | Thoughts on Ladies Events 47:45 | Whose reaction to the book meant the most? 50:10 | Paperback launch details 51:50 | Harlen Miller Wins MPST Venetian for $367,801 54:25 | Early winners from the 2021 US Poker Open 58:55 | Big names coming to the PokerNews Podcast
Download episode « right click and "save as" to download!
Air Date (2 days, 3 hours ago)

Latest News

Exclusive: Poker Meets Fortnite in GGPoker’s Unique Battle Royale Sit and Go Survival Game
2 days ago

GGPoker is set to reveal an exciting new 100-man sit and go variant, dubbed Battle Royale, pokerfuse can exclusively…

PokerStars NJ Launches New Improved $50 Offer
3 days ago

PokerStars in the USA has been on the mission to revamp their welcome offer across the board for a little while now….

WSOP 2021: Everything We Know So Far
3 days ago

While the 2020 COVID pandemic was a boon for the online poker industry, it was understandably horrible for live poker….

PokerStars USA Network to Host Casual Focused Summer Stacks Series in All of its Three States Simultaneously
4 days ago

With three separate tournament series in three different US states, PokerStars USA network has filled up the summer…

PokerStars and Neymar Jr Give Spins a Soccer-Themed Rebrand with Spin and Goal
4 days ago

PokerStars has put their new cultural ambassador Neymar Jr front and center in their latest soccer-themed game, a…

Players Enjoy Big Value on Final Day of 888poker’s XL Spring Series
4 days ago

The 2021 888poker XL Spring Series is now complete, and until the final day, the series was doing very well—the…

Lining Up with WSOP Main Event, Borgata and BetMGM Announce Las Vegas Ultimate Super Satellite in NJ, MI
5 days ago

In what unofficially ties in with the WSOP 2021 Main Event in November, the partypoker US Network has revealed the…

First WSOP 2021 Main Event Satellite on Attracts Almost 100 Entries
5 days ago

The first $10,000 seat to the 2021 World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas has been awarded on the domestic WSOP…