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PokerNews Podcast: Hello, Jeopardy James!

James Holzhauer, fresh off his incredible run on “Jeopardy!” shows up at the World Series of Poker to fire two different events. Hear from him and his Tag Team Event partner, Mike Sexton, as Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt kick off another episode of the PokerNews Podcast. Plus, Stephen Chidwick wins his first WSOP bracelet, hear what it means to him to have added a $25k PLO High Roller win to his extensive resume. Luke Schwartz and Ari Engel also ...

PokerNews Podcast: Hennigan Wins Sixth WSOP Bracelet

Two Poker Hall of Famers fight for a bracelet in the $10k Seven-Card Stud Championship. Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt break down the epic headsup battle between John Hennigan and Daniel Negreanu on the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast. Jeff has some strong feelings on the live viewing experience at the WSOP, he and Sarah discuss what steps can be taken to help the fans at the Rio. Plus, Joseph Cheong and Ismael Bojang take themselves off of the ...

PokerNews Podcast: Mueller Ships $10k HORSE

The World Series of Poker is in full swing, Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt once again team up from the Rio to bring you another episode of the PokerNews Podcast. They're joined right off the bat by Poker Central's Remko Rinkema. The three discuss the magical presence of Phil Ivey at the WSOP. Ivey, by the way, is deep in the...$800 Deepstack Bracelet Event. Plus, Greg Mueller takes down the prestigious $10k HORSE event, hear from the three-time WSOP Bracelet ...

PokerNews Podcast: Another Bracelet for Michael Mizrachi

Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt team up at the Rio to once again bring you the latest from the World Series of Poker on this episode of the PokerNews Podcast. One year after winning the $50k Poker Players Championship for the third time, Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi wins his fifth WSOP bracelet. Mizrachi took down the $1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo event. Plus, Jeff takes you behind the scenes of the $10k HORSE, and Sarah chats with some of the ...

PokerNews Podcast: Elezra Calls His Shot

Reunited and it, of course, feels so good. Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt are together again at the World Series of Poker for this episode of the PokerNews Podcast. Eli Elezra calls his shot, as he takes down his fourth WSOP bracelet. Sarah takes us behind the scenes of Jorden Fox's bracelet win. 1993 WSOP Main Event Champion Jim Bechtel wins a star-studded $10k 2-7 NL Single Draw event. Plus, structures draw criticism, and the WSOP draws up a new ...

PokerNews Podcast: Strelitz Takes Home First Bracelet

We're about two weeks in to the 50th World Series of Poker. Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt break down the top stories from the Rio. Daniel Strelitz wins his first WSOP bracelet, taking down the $5k event against an absolutely stacked final table. How can the $10k Heads-Up Championship become more prestigious? Sarah and Jeff discuss. Plus, Scott Clemens and Frankie O'Dell each find bracelet number three, Jordan Young takes a step back from Solve for Why as he publicly ...

PokerNews Podcast: WSOP Drama

What a way to kick off the World Series of Poker. All the big fields, and all the drama. Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt break down week one of the WSOP. They start by looking at the $50k High Roller, which drew quite the spotlight. Not just for the winner, Ben Heath, but for a healthy amount of controversy that popped up. Sarah and Jeff run through Sam Soverel's out-of-turn fold in a massive spot, and what other players had ...

PokerNews Podcast: WSOP Kicks Off, WPT Wraps Up

The World Series of Poker is in full swing! Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt break down what happened in the first couple days of what's already an action-packed WSOP. Sarah is still in Barcelona, she takes a look at Martin Jacobson's run in the 888poker LIVE Main Event. Jeff was a part of the broadcast for the $10k Super Turbo Bounty final table, which featured an appearance from Daniel Negreanu. An absolutely massive turnout for the Big Fifty, which sets ...

PokerNews Podcast: Eli Elezra

The World Series of Poker is underway! Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt preview the first week of the WSOP in this episode of the PokerNews Podcast. A great turnout for the Gavin Smith Memorial Tournament, plus what to watch for among the first couple events. The $10k Super Turbo Bounty will mark the first broadcast, and the Big Fifty could set record fields. Daniel Negreanu deals with a bit of chaos in his WSOP piece-selling, but makes it all right ...

PokerNews Podcast: Lynn Gilmartin

One more PokerNews Podcast before the World Series of Poker begins, and this one is action-packed to say the least. WPT Anchor Lynn Gilmartin joins the show to preview the delayed final tables at the HyperX eSports Arena in Las Vegas next week. Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt also look at the poker world's biggest stories. Daniel Negreanu leaves PokerStars after 12 years, and if you think that announcement is big, wait until you hear what Sarah has in store. ...

PokerNews Podcast: WSOP Predictions, Part 1

We are coming up on that wonderful time of the year. Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt go through Part One of their World Series of Poker predictions on this episode of the PokerNews Podcast. Sarah is in Bulgaria for the PokerNews Cup, and describes what the tournament action has been like. Plus, Bryn Kenney wins back-to-back events in Montenegro, and Short Deck continues to thrive in the Triton Super High Roller Series. PokerStars continues to develop its partnership with the ...

PokerNews Podcast: Joey Ingram

Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt are back with another episode of the PokerNews Podcast. Safe to say they did not have a difficult decision on what to lead the show with. They chat about the wild content that Dan "Jungleman" Cates has released. Plus, Manig Loeser takes down the EPT Monte Carlo Main Event, but Ryan Riess steals some of the spotlight with his incredible call at the final table. Bryn Kenney takes down a massive Triton Super High Roller ...

PokerNews Podcast: Matt Berkey

Matt Berkey joins Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt for a wide-ranging conversation in this episode of the PokerNews Podcast. But before the Solve For Why creator jumps on the show, Sarah and Jeff chat about all the drama that's popped up in the poker world. Negreanu vs. Deeb, Randall Emmett vs. 50 Cent, and more! Sarah also brings Eric Steinbaugh onto the show. Steinbaugh, a poker player, is donating a kidney to his friend's mom, who he's never met before. ...

PokerNews Podcast: Ryan Laplante, Tana Karn

Three interviews fill out a jam-packed episode of the PokerNews Podcast! Sarah Herring kicks things off, then sends it to Jeff Platt, who is in Kansas City for the RunGood Poker Series. He chats with RunGood President Tana Karn about the Global Poker Award the series won, his team of ambassadors, and what he has planned for the future. Then, Sarah brings on poker tournament professional Ryan Laplante for an in-depth conversation on backing, staking, and the "Markup Police." Sarah ...

PokerNews Podcast: Here's Johnny!

Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt are back again for another episode of the PokerNews Podcast. They take a look at the drama that's surrounded JohnnieVibes's WSOP package and the "markup police" led by Shaun Deeb and Doug Polk. Plus, PokerStars has a new ambassador, and draws an absolutely insane amount of entries for its Sunday Million Anniversary. Maurice Hawkins wins another WSOP Circuit ring, and Maria Ho finds herself in good shape to nab her first WPT Main Event title. ...

PokerNews Podcast: Sarah...RECEIVES!!

After years and years of #DidNotReceive, Sarah Herring turns the tables and wins the Global Poker Award for Poker Journalist of the Year! She and Jeff Platt recap an incredibly entertaining night at the PokerGO Studio at Aria. They break down all of the Global Poker Awards handed out, and fill you in on some of the shenanigans that took place both during, and after the show. Then, PokerNews writer and poker grinder Andrew Pieper joins the show! He tells ...

PokerNews Podcast: Vanessa Kade

It's the week of the Global Poker Awards! Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt come together for another episode of the GPA-nominated PokerNews Podcast. The two dive right into all the drama surrounding Catherine "Catrific" Valdes and her controversial appearance at the WSOP Circuit at Bally's. Then, Vanessa Kade joins Sarah for a dynamic interview on poker, streaming, and more!! Sarah & Jeff also chat with a Las Vegas grinder who is producing and recording some poker music.

PokerNews Podcast: Tana Karn, Thirst Lounge's BetOnDrew

Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt are back with another episode of the Global Poker Award-nominated PokerNews Podcast! The two discuss Sarah's upcoming trip to Vegas, along with the hot topics in the poker community. Marty Mathis takes down the partypoker Live MILLIONS South America Main Event. partypoker misses on another guarantee, does it matter? The Venetian crowns a winner at its first World Poker Tour event, Shooting Star draws a solid turnout for not being a WPT event any more, ...

PokerNews Podcast: Scott Blumstein, Tony Burns

Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt are reunited again for a mega episode of the PokerNews Podcast. They break down the nominees and the controversy surrounding the Global Poker Awards. Plus, with the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown coming up, Sarah chats with Tournament Director Tony Burns about what players can expect from this series. Then, Jeff brings on 2017 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion Scott Blumstein. Blumstein made an appearance at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference a ...

PokerNews Podcast: Ana Marquez

It's Sarah Herring coming at you from Bucharest with a brand new episode of the PokerNews Podcast. She flies solo on this one (Jeff Platt is probably firing a nightly tournament somewhere in Vegas), but gets some help from 888 Poker Ambassador Ana Marquez. The two dive into a wide-ranging conversation at the 888 Poker LIVE event in Bucharest. Plus, Sarah looks at the top stories in the poker world. This week's sponsor: Natural8!

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