Hear from all your favorite pros as they guest on the PokerNews Podcast. Listen to Doug Polk talk about reaching into the crypto space, Daniel Negreanu on pursuing his passion, and Phil Hellmuth tells you exactly what makes him the greatest. Plus Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt bring you up to speed on all the latest news and gossip from the poker community.Follow Sarah's Twitter @AuntyChardonnay and Jeff Platt @JeffPlatt Tweet about the podcast at #PNPodOr PokerNews Twitter @PokerNews for more!
Rosvodov, Czech Republic is playing host to World Series of Poker Europe, and Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt discuss the festival’s kickoff in this episode of the PokerNews Podcast. How can the WSOP make the Player of the Year race more compelling? Sarah and Jeff toss around ideas. Plus, Mike Postle’s lawyer responds to the lawsuit filed against his client, and his comments are certainly raising some eyebrows. Sarah then sits down with Brad Wilson from Enhance Your Edge for a wide-ranging conversation that includes how you can chase your poker greatness.
Another wild week in the scandal surrounding Mike Postle and Stones Gambling Hall. Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt are here with another PokerNews Podcast episode to break it all down. A lawsuit is filed for tens of millions of dollars in damages by 25 plaintiffs against Postle, Stones and other parties. Sarah and Jeff recap the civil suit plus discuss what the developer behind the graphics system being used had to say about everything going on. Then, Sarah chats with popular poker vlogger Jeff Boski. What was it like to play with Postle on stream? Boski will fill you in. Plus, Sarah and Jeff recap a bit of drama going on with Johnnie Vibes and Jared Jaffee. And, the incredible success story that was WPT Australia, the PN Pod dives into the big numbers!
Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt have no problem choosing what to lead off with in this episode of the PokerNews Podcast. They take a deep dive into the cheating scandal surrounding Mike Postle and Stones Live. Joey Ingram's investigation videos on YouTube set the stage for the discussion, as Sarah and Jeff go over multiple points of evidence against Postle. Plus, the two chat about Flutter's merger with The Stars Group, and what that could mean for the future of PokerStars. Then, Sarah brings on Ray from the "Confessions of a Market Maker" business podcast. Sponsor: Run It Once Poker
Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt are together again for another episode of the PokerNews Podcast. They discuss the top stories in the poker world, and leading off on the list, the sale of the Rio to a New York-based real estate company. What does that mean for the World Series of Poker? Plus, a full WCOOP recap, what stood out during the popular PokerStars series? And it's another win for Vegas tournament crusher Eric Baldwin. Then, Kasey Mills and Adam Neal from the Thirst Lounge team joins Sarah for a wide-ranging conversation on what the new-look squad plans to bring to the table in the future.
Sarah Herring is in Colorado covering the Heartland Poker Tour event at the Golden Gates Casino. So while she's gone, Jeff Platt takes the reins of the PokerNews Podcast. But Sarah didn't leave us empty-handed, she taped an interview with partypoker Team Online pro Jeff Gross. The two dive into Gross's move over to partypoker, his streaming future, and the state of the online game. Before that, Jeff breaks down both the British Poker Open and Super High Roller Bowl London, with the help from his broadcast partner from PokerGO, Brent Hanks. Hanks also reveals what's on the horizon for PokerGO as far as Poker After Dark and Dolly's Game are concerned. Jeff also takes a look at a new tournament hosted at the Venetian, and why it's drawing so much controversy.
Phil Galfond joins Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt to talk about his recent experiment playing on and streaming Run it Once. The well respected pro opens up about his thoughts on the poker ecosystem, its strengths and failures and its future.
We've crowned a champion of one of the biggest Main Events in EPT history. Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt break down the popular Barcelona stop on the European Poker Tour, as Sarah has made her way back to the States. Plus, Jeff is broadcasting the British Poker Open for PokerGO, he fills everyone in on this inaugural high roller series. Sarah plays some of her favorite interviews from her Barcelona trip. Check out her chats with Chris Moneymaker, Maria Konnikova, Michael Soyza, and the EPT Barcelona Main Event Champion, Simon Brandstrom. This podcast is sponsored by Natural8!
Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt might be in different countries, but that doesn’t stop them from putting out another action-packed episode of the PokerNews Podcast. Sarah brings you all the latest from one of the most popular spots of the year, EPT Barcelona! She updates the top storylines from the festival and brings you her favorite interviews from Spain. Hear from Dario Sammartino, Super High Roller Winner Sergi Reixach, Runner-Up Sam Grafton, and Charlie Carrel! Then, Jeff chats with World Poker Tour President and CEO Adam Pliska. What does it mean that the WPT's parent company (Allied Esports Entertainment) went public, and what does the WPT's future look like in his mind?
Before Sarah Herring takes off for EPT Barcelona, she and Jeff Platt send out another episode of the PokerNews Podcast! They start with a discussion on Daniel Negreanu's commentary Twitter polls. Plus, Jeff summarizes what happened last week in Rozvodov at the partypoker Live MILLIONS Europe festival. And Sarah and Jeff chat about the star-studded lineup featured on Poker After Dark. Paul Pierce, Phil Hellmuth, Rob Yong and more! Also, how Vanderpump Rules star Lala Kent influenced the show. Jeff talks with one of 2019's top poker stars, Ben Heath! What's led to his incredible run of late, his plan for the future, and how his friendship with Charlie Carrel has impacted his career.
He's one of the top names in the poker world, and he sits down with Sarah Herring on this episode of the PokerNews Podcast. She chats with the new leader on the all-time money list, Bryn Kenney! Sarah talks with the second-place finisher at the Triton Million about his London experience, staying on top of the all-time money list, and more! Plus, she and Jeff Platt recap the week in Rosvodov at the partypoker Live MILLIONS Europe event. A Phil Ivey sighting, a massive cooler that goes Kristin Bicknell's way, and Tony G celebrates a Triton win. Jeff also takes us through his experience on Poker After Dark!
That's a wrap on the richest poker tournament in history. Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt recap the Triton Million on this episode of the PokerNews Podcast. They discuss Aaron Zang's win, Bryn Kenney's incredible run, and what that means for the all-time money list. Plus, Jeff has a seat on Poker After Dark for "Open Seat Week". The two chat about how Jeff is feeling prior to his PAD debut. Then, Sarah sits down for an in-depth, wide-ranging conversation with 2019 WSOP Main Event fourth-place finisher Garry Gates!
The new poker season starts to kick into high gear, Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt break down what's going on on this episode of the PokerNews Podcast. They preview one of the biggest events in the history of poker, the Triton Million for Charity. What can we expect from this super high roller field? Sarah chats with Final Fifty bracelet winner Danny Tang about his WSOP win, and what he has planned for this week in London. Plus, Sarah and Jeff pay their respects to Kevin Roster, who passed away just days ago. But not before he left quite the impact on the poker world.
It was the perfect title for Poker After Dark: "Main Event Hangover". Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt felt the WSOP hangover as well, as they bring you the latest PokerNews Podcast. They recap an incredibly entertaining lineup of Poker After Dark, plus look at the WSOP Player of the Year standings. Who will go to Europe to try to earn Player of the Year honors? And, Sarah chats with PN Pod favorite, Seminole Hard Rock Tournament Director Tony Burns (27:05), about the upcoming Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open.
That is a wrap on the 2019 World Series of Poker. Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt get together to recap the top storylines from the Main Event on the PokerNews Podcast. What were Hossein Ensan and Dario Sammartino feeling like after an incredible heads-up battle for the bracelet? How good of an ambassador will Ensan be for the game? Sarah and Jeff discuss. Plus, Phil Hellmuth makes another WSOP final table, while doing break desk commentary. The PN Pod breaks down Hellmuth's wild couple days.
$10 million and the most prestigious WSOP bracelet will be handed out tonight as the Main Event reaches its conclusion. Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt preview the final night of the tournament. Hossein Ensan, Dario Sammartino, and Alex Livingston fight for the top prize. Plus, Sarah and Jeff recap night two of the final table and the eliminations of Garry Gates and Kevin Maahs.
Just five players remain in the World Series of Poker Main Event. Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt are back once again at the Rio to preview the night's action on poker's grandest stage. Plus, they recap the final table's first night. What in the world was going on with Kevin Maahs, why was he tanking so often? And who shined the most on night one? Sarah and Jeff also make their predictions for the upcoming final table action!
We are down to nine in the WSOP Main Event! Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt discuss the action leading up to the final table of the biggest poker tournament of the year. Plus, they take a look at each of the nine players who will battle for the $10 million first-place prize. And, Sarah and Jeff recap a controversial hand that resulted in Nicholas Marchington doubling through Dario Sammartino.
It’s one of the most exciting days of the year: Day Seven of the WSOP Main Event! Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt take a look at the remaining field and what’s on the line. Plus, they discuss what’s going on in all of the “postlim” WSOP events across the Rio. And Sarah chats with WSOP Vice President Jack Effel and Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino’s Jaromir Petronilia about the recently-announced WSOP Circuit Aruba stop! (42:05)
It's Day Five of the World Series of Poker Main Event! Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt link up at the Rio once again to break down the tournament's top storylines. They go through some of the notable names left, who would make for a great champion? Who is making for great entertainment? They recap the coverage of the event so far. Plus, the Final Fifty (Fofty) final table is set. Can Brandon Adams find another bracelet?
The numbers are in! Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt dissect the turnout, and the prize pool, for the 2019 WSOP Main Event on this episode of the PokerNews Podcast. Plus, what big names remain in the event, and what stars are busto. Speaking of busto, Sarah and Jeff discuss the Phil Hellmuth bluff, bustout, and blowup. Jeff takes us through his experience of playing the Main, and Sarah answers some questions on how the Main Event can draw more women into the field.
It’s an incredible turnout so far for the World Series of Poker Main Event! Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt recap Day 1A and 1B of what will be one of the biggest tournaments in poker history. They also look forward to what’s to come at the Series over the next week. Plus, Vivian Saliba makes a final table appearance at the Crazy Eights event, and the “Best to Have Never Won a WSOP Bracelet” list takes another hit.
The Main Event at the 50th Annual World Series of Poker is underway! Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt get together for another episode of the PokerNews Podcast to preview the greatest tournament in the world. Plus, Nick Schulman wins his third WSOP bracelet, Robert Campbell becomes the first multiple bracelet winner this summer, and Tom Marchese takes down the partypoker MILLIONS event at Aria.
It’s Main Event week at the 50th Annual World Series of Poker! Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt get together for another episode of the PokerNews Podcast to discuss this summer’s top storylines. Phillip Hui takes down one of the most prestigious tournaments in the game, the $50k Poker Players Championship. Hear from the two-time WSOP bracelet winner. Plus, the $10k Razz Championship comes to a close with Scott Seiver winning his third bracelet, Anthony Zinno takes down the $1500 PLO8, and Joe Foresman makes some kind of debut at the World Series.
It’s another episode of the PokerNews Podcast coming at you from the 50th Annual World Series of Poker. Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt break down the top storylines from the WSOP. Phil Ivey goes from chipleader to out in eighth place on Day 4 of the Poker Players Championship. What’s next for one of the greatest players in the game? Plus, the antics of Dan “Jungleman” Cates keep Sarah and Jeff entertained, and the two discuss what’s left of a star-studded field in the $10k Razz Championship.
Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt kick off this episode of the PokerNews Podcast with a look at the Poker Players Championship, as Phil Ivey enters Day 3 of the prestigious event as chip leader. Plus, Dash Dudley wins the $10k Pot-Limit Omaha Championship, and Kevin Gerhart takes down the $1500 Razz. Sarah recaps her conversations with Fedor Holz and partypoker's Rob Yong. And she and Jeff reignite a debate on the Poker Hall of Fame finalists.
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 are taken off the “Best to Have Never Won a WSOP Bracelet” list. And, the 2019 Poker Hall of Fame Finalists are announced. Sarah and Jeff debate who should be inducted this year.
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 "Best Players to Have Never Won a Bracelet" list, and PokerNews Presenter Sasha Salinger makes a deep run in a WSOP Online Bracelet Event.
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 winner. And, you know Sarah is always down to discuss some drama. This time, it's Shaun Deeb accusing players of hurting the integrity of the $10k Dealer's Choice tournament.
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 game's top players to get their take on whether the recently-added $50k High Roller should be included in the $25k Fantasy League.
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 $50k event. Sarah and Jeff dive into the most recent WSOP controversies.
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 explains what he's been going through, and Kevin Roster embarks on a remarkable journey to the WSOP Main Event.
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 to say about it. Plus, Alex Epstein wins the $10k Short Deck, the low buyin No-Limit Hold'em events continue to draw incredible turnouts, and Sarah starts to make her way to Las Vegas!
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 an attendance record. Jeff attended a World Poker Tour press conference, and spoke with President/CEO Adam Pliska, Vice President of Global Tour Management Angelica Hael, and Executive Tour Director Matt Savage.
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 in the end. Plus, Eli Elezra joins the show! He discusses his new book: what his Israeli Army experience taught him, his introduction to Chip Reese and Doyle Brunson, and his plans for the WSOP.
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. The World Series of Poker has a new streaming deal, how important it is for the WSOP to be featured on CBS All-Access. Plus, Sarah and Jeff run through Part Two of their WSOP predictions. Who will win Player of the Year? Jeff catches up with one of the stars of A&E's "Flipping Vegas", Gady Medrano, to chat about an upcoming charity poker tournament at Binion's.
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 UFC, bringing on Daniel Cormier, Johnny Walker, and Bruce Buffer as the newest PokerStars Ambassadors. Sarah chats with PokerNews Live Reporter Jason Glatzer about his experience at the PokerNews Cup, and what the poker scene is like in Bulgaria.
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 event, and partypoker continues to make moves in the streaming world. Then, Jeff chats with popular poker podcaster Joey Ingram about Jungleman's antics, the inspiration behind his most recent podcasts, and his plans for this summer. This week's sponsor: Natural8!
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. Then, Berkey jumps on to discuss his plans for the summer, and a new documentary that Solve For Why is creating.
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 also talks with Phil Sabbah from Playground Poker about what the Montreal casino has planned for the upcoming partypoker MILLIONS North America stop!
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. Jeff chats with poker author/writer Johnny Kampis about how to plan your summer poker trip to Vegas. And Sarah brings on Geoff Exstrom and Alec Rome from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Poker Club to discuss their Grand Championship, which will raise money to help flood victims in the Nebraska area.
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 the fascinating story of coming to a decision to live out of his car in order to continue his poker career in Las Vegas.
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.
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, and Phillip Pope wins the WSOP Circuit Main in Tulsa. Jeff welcomes in RunGood President & CEO Tana Karn to talk about the development of the Run Good Poker Series. Sarah chats with "BetOnDrew" (John Gonzalez) from the Thirst Lounge about his poker streaming plans for the future.
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 couple weeks ago. The two engage in a wide-ranging conversation; covering this year's WSOP schedule, the Sloan conference, poker on TV and what makes it entertaining, what Scott has been up to this last year since he's moved to Las Vegas, and even some NBA!
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!
Jeff Platt takes you through the top stories in the poker world, while Sarah Herring lies on the beach in Padre Island! Jeff breaks down the US Poker Open, diving into an absolutely wild comeback for David Peters. He also takes a look at some tournament results from this last week. Is there a new "power couple" atop poker's list? Plus, with the St. Jude "Against All Odds" event coming up on Saturday, March 2, Jeff chats with Honorary Chair (and one of poker's biggest superstars) Daniel Negreanu! Negreanu discusses his relationship with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and what it means to him. He also shares his thoughts on the current high-roller scene, tells us why we didn't see him at the US Poker Open, and provides a sneak peek into his WSOP plans. Let's just say his schedule might look a bit different this year. This week's sponsor: Natural8!
It's another episode of the PokerNews Podcast, where Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt break down the top stories in the game, and discuss the hottest topics in the poker world. Stephen Chidwick continues to defy the odds as he takes the lead in the race for the 2019 US Poker Open Championship. Sarah and Jeff look into the online poker community, and the battle that's taking place between PokerStars and partypoker. Then, Tiffany Michelle stops by for a chat with Sarah about, well, just about everything!
Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt are reunited to start this episode of the PokerNews Podcast. They preview the US Poker Open and dive into the other top stories in the poker world. PokerStars Players Championship Winner Ramon Colillas signs a deal with PokerStars, Justin Bonomo wins a big tournament on PokerStars, and Jeff and Sarah discuss Jeff Gross and Jamie Staples leaving PokerStars. So, basically, an entire segment devoted to...PokerStars! All the online poker talk is a perfect transition to bringing Phil Galfond on the show. The poker superstar tells us about the first week of public beta for his site, Run It Once, and expands on what his goals are for the future. This week's sponsor: Natural8!
Sarah Herring is alone to start the show, in England for an 888 event. She recaps the Aussie Millions: where Bryn Kenney and Cary Katz drew most of the spotlight. Sarah and Jeff Platt then bring Mark "Chirp" Herm onto the podcast. They discuss the "Chirp Herm Show", and Herm also gives out some advice to aspiring poker players and crypto-currency traders. Jeff also chats with World Series of Poker Vice President Jack Effel about what players and fans can expect from the 50th Anniversary of the WSOP. The two dive into the major structure changes for this year's series, and the inspiration behind the new events that were created. This week's sponsor: Natural 8!
It’s a jam-packed episode of the PokerNews Podcast. Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt cover the top stories in the poker world. They start with the Aussie Millions, is the biggest Main Event down under a great sign for this year’s WSOP? Poker pro Chase Bianchi joins the show to talk about the unregulated online poker environment in the United States. Plus, drama! Sarah and Jeff debate the controversy that’s surrounded a couple of Daniel Negreanu’s tweets. This week's sponsor: Natural 8! Natural8 continues to grow as one of the major poker rooms in Asia and Europe. With a variety of tournaments unique in its own way, catered to both recreational and professional players alike, get ready to spice up your poker life. Over $300,000 in guaranteed prize money to be won each day, plus all buy-ins and guarantees are doubled on Sundays, that's $12million in monthly guarantees! Stunning tournaments and extraordinary guarantees only at Natural8.
Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt are back with another episode of the PokerNews Podcast. They immediately dive into the investigation surrounding the theft of Sarah's truck! Detective Herring is on the case and takes us through what happened. (The truck is back on Herring property, safe and sound.) Plus, they mix in some poker talk as well. Chino Rheem takes down the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event, what a career he's had. The Aussie Millions is underway, the World Series of Poker releases more of its schedule, and Sarah and Jeff pay tribute to Gavin Smith. Tommy Angelo joins the show to fire off some poker strategy advice to the listeners, and Sarah and Jeff announce a....giveaway!!
It's another episode of the PokerNews Podcast, featuring a special recap of the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure. Jeff Platt is in the Bahamas covering the festival, and Sarah Herring chats with Platinum Pass winner Aleeyah Jadavji about an incredible experience at the PokerStars Players Championship. Plus, Jadavji explains her thought process behind leaving Poker League of Nations.
Welcome in to a new year for the PokerNews Podcast! No more episode numbers, just straight to what Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt want to talk about in the world of poker. In this first episode of 2019, they break down the Top Ten Stories of 2018. And dive into everything surrounding those topics. Plus, Sarah chats with Seminole Hard Rock Tournament Director Tony Burns! The Lucky Hearts Poker Open is going on right now. This week's sponsors: Seminole Hard Rock & [URL="https://upswingpoker.com/" target="_blank"]Upswing Poker[/URL]
Episode 526 closes out the year for the PokerNews Podcast. Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt chat about the poker season coming to a close with the Super High Roller Bowl. And, they look ahead at what's to come in 2019. Then, the latest and possibly most controversial poker Vlogger, Marle Cordeiro, joins Sarah Herring for a a tell-all look at her life and her content creation. She opens up about a scam that changed her life, the break-up which led to the Vlog and how the poker community has reacted to her jaw-dropping comedy.