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PokerNews Podcast: Best Stories from 2021 WSOP Main Event; Guest Michael Graydon

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On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Jesse Fullen and Chad Holloway come to you from the 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP)! Registration on the 2021 WSOP $10,000 Main Event closed with 6,550 players! Find out how things stacked up during Day 4 play including a deep run by Chris Moneymaker. They also talk about Pennsylvania math teacher John Coyle, who qualified for the WSOP Main Event for just $5, as well as a pair of big hands -- quads-over-quads on the live stream and the cracked aces money bubble hand suffered by Kevin Campbell. They also welcome special guest Michael Graydon from Birmingham, Alabama, who was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer seven months ago. The poker community stepped up to support the 40-year-old husband & father of two. A number of players came together to fund Graydon's trip to the WSOP this year including an entry to the Main Event. Lára Neacy met with him just before he took his seat for Day 1D to hear his story & new perspective on life. Finally, get an update on the current Player of the Year standings as the WSOP enters its home stretch. Big thanks to the special sponsor this week in Elite Chip Care. Time Stamps *Time|Topic* 00:24 | Welcome to the show 00:32 | Welcome guest host Jesse Fullen 01:14 | Sponsor: Elite Chip Care 01:50 | 2021 WSOP Main Event registration closes with 6,650 players 04:00 | Big names still in on Day 4 of the WSOP Main Event 04:40 | 2003 champ Chris Moneymaker makes a deep run 07:50 | Poker community responds after hearing the story of Michael Graydon 10:00 | Michael Graydon talks to PokerNews about his Main Event experience 17:30 | Pennsylvania math teacher John Coyle gets into WSOP Main Event for just $5 19:20 | ClubGG qualifiers take WSOP Main Event by storm 19:50 | Crazy quads-over-quads hand caught on live stream near money bubble 22:17 | Aces cracked leaves Kevin Campbell as the 2021 WSOP Main Event Bubble Boy 24:50 | 2022 WSOP date announcement coming next week 25:28 | Sponsor: partypoker 26:13 | The lull before the storm – 2021 WSOP enters home stretch 27:18 | Josh Arieh & Cole Ferraro top respective Player of the Year leaderboards 30:37 | Jeff Platt busy doing tableside interviews during WSOP Main Event 31:02 | RGPS $420 Main Event kicks off at Horseshoe Council Bluffs
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