This Week on DAT Poker Pod: We continue the Mike Postle cheating investigation with live high stakes pro Matt Berkey. First Mr. Daniel Negreanu joins us from Rozvadov to update us on his quest for player of the year and... other topics. Then Matt Berkey joins us to explain in more detail how the RFID technology could have assisted Postle in his cheating and new theories/information that have emerged. We’ve got plenty of mail to get to as well!
This Week on DAT Poker Pod: We are joined by Veronica 2.0 aka @Angry_Polak on twitter. She is a poker player and a former commentator on the “Stones Live” poker stream. She came out publicly with concerns that there was some foul play going on in the game, and one guy (Mike Postle) was winning every night. The story has snowballed since that day and you’ll have to tune in to get the whole scoop! We also briefly discuss the sale of Stars Group and Pokerstars to the owners of FanDuel. It’s been a bus
This Week on DAT Poker Pod: Ronnie Bardah made his appearance on Survivor this week, the gang watched the episode and review his approach. Stars and GGPoker set records in their tournament series, Daniel then shares some information on the handling of the Supernova Elite scandal at Stars, and how their business is doing lately. DNegs also shares some old school high stakes stories about Andy Beal, Doyle Brunson and Chip Reese. Make sure you stick around for probably the greatest Voicemail yet!
This Week on DAT Poker Pod: Daniel, Adam and Terrence begin talking about Ronnie Bardah appearing on the next instalment of Survivor. Dan “Jungleman” Cates has put in a legal objection to the Borgata withholding Phil Ivey’s $125k from the WSOP. Other news topics include the end of the PCA, and the VeGreasetians $150k “Total Prize Pool” tournament, charging 100% rake after the prize limit is reached! We’ve also got a few voicemails and emails including questions about tipping and surviving the
This week on DAT Poker: An angleshoot caught on TV during EPT Barcelona is discussed, as well as some strange behaviour from our favourite subjects Phil Hellmuth and Mike Matusow. Daniel Negreanu also discusses his WSOP Europe staking package as well as his beef on twitter with people accusing him of making the tournament schedule of the European series benefit himself.
(46:27) Phil Galfond joins us to talk candidly about Run It Once Poker and how the site has been doing. (More info included)
This week on DAT Poker Pod: In the news the guys talk about the Borgata filing a lawsuit to garnish Phil Ivey’s WSOP winnings from the $50k Players Championship, the precedent it sets and what Ivey’s future could hold. Also, Pokerstars is now limiting the amount of tables a player can multi table at 4. We have some tweets and more mailbag to get to as well. Topics include what hollywood directors the DAT cast would be, would Daniel fight another poker player and keeping poker strategies from your friend
We empty out the mailbag on this week’s episode. First off, the guys talk about Daniel’s twitter poll where people choose the better poker commentator. Mail topics include but are certainly not limited to: Advice on going pro playing small stakes, Rocky or Karate Kid and other TV show related questions, where are they now and a few strategy questions!
The Triton Super High Roller series is over and the 1M Main Event was won by a fairly unknown “business man” Aaron Zang over Bryn Kenney. The guys talk about the final table and the chop heads up, as well as other news surrounding the events.
7th place finisher in the WSOP Main Event Nick Marchington made news this week when his former backers sued him for supposedly unpaid winnings, Daniel discusses his feelings on this. We also have some new voicemails, including a Scotty Ngyuen story!
This Week On DAT Poker Podcast: The largest buy-in tournament ever has wrapped up the first day of action and we’re here to give you the details! The Triton 1 Million Pound buy-in is happening in London and we update you with the important events and hands. Daniel also has an idea to get fans watching poker much more involved! Pokerstars is testing a new feature called “All In cash out” giving all in players the option to get the $ amount of their equity back and we weigh the pros and cons.
The Triton Super High Roller London series is starting at the end of the month with a million euro main event! There are a ton of interesting tournament rules to discuss heading into this event, as well as the cast of high rollers. Other topics discussed are the BB Ante “controversy”, Daniel’s take on VPNing and Mike Matusow’s play on PokerGo. We’ve also got some tweets and a few selections from the Mailbag! (More Info Included)
Terrence and Daniel begin talking about Daniel’s run in the $100k high roller for a cool $1.7M. Our last podcast was just after the final table started so we run through the list of finishers, notable hands and story lines. There are also some great strategic gems of knowledge along the way. We’ve got more talk of the Heads-Up battle, the raucous railbirds and the broadcast, plus some always entertaining Hellmuth talk. Was he ahead of the curve with his short stack strategy all this time?
Daniel is still grinding so Adam and Terrence begin talking about a new 6max AI bot and then what parts of the WSOP on ESPN broadcast are struggling.
Daniel comes up just short in the $100k high roller. In Main Event talk the top stories are Sam Greenwood’s wild exit and the Dario Sammartino and Jack Effel controversy with 11 players left.
Mail topics include: Are pros trying to find an edge in your local small tournaments and where are some Full Tilt pros now?
The guys begin with Dnegs on tilt and talking about his summer, vlogs and getting censored by youtube.
Other stories include 2 guys that were ejected from the biggest tournament of the year for bad behaviour.
Kevin Roster joins us (44:56) from Vegas after completing his wish to play the Main. You may be familiar with Kevin’s story, he was diagnosed with terminal Sarcoma and given months to live. His dying wish was to play the WSOP and spread awareness about the disease and the right to die with dignit
To begin the guys chat about what Joe has been up to lately, he’s got stories of working with Norm Macdonald as well as at the Comedy Store. Adam and Joe also reminisce about Gavin Smith.
The guys run through the notable bracelet winners of the last week or so, talk about probably the WORST bad beat in televised poker history as well as some Hall of Fame talk. We run through the best tweets of the week and Joe tells us about the poker players he has taken to try stand-up, and Phil Ivey's smelly dumps
This Week On DAT Poker Podcast: Adam and Terrence discuss the latest Phil Hellmuth outburst. This week's bracelet winners are recapped along with the more interesting story lines from the series, such as 2 hall of famers heads up for a bracelet, and the longest time between bracelets record being broken. (29:51) Greg “FBT Mueller joins us fresh off of his $10k HORSE bracelet to discuss his love/hate relationship with tournament poker and finding a love for the game again.
For week 2 we chat about Ivey’s return to playing a full schedule and the video that emerged of a guy doing something VERY gross at the poker table.
A recap each of the bracelets awarded and storylines from each event. A touching story has also emerged of a poker player with terminal cancer's dying wish to play the series and what the community is doing to help. A new $50k was added late to the schedule, and $25k Fantasy owners and other fantasy leagues see this as a problem.
In WSOP News: Adam and Terrence run through the first bracelet events of the year and the main story that stands out is the Big 50. With over 25k entries, tables in storage rooms, running out of chips and 4+ hour lines there were some issues with the event. Another major story is Sam Soverel and his play at the $50k high roller final table. He folded out of turn in a crucial hand with 4 players left and cries of angle shooter have come out against him. (More Info Below)
Daniel begins with opening up about the details of his time at Pokerstars coming to an end. We also break down the WSOP 25k Fantasy Draft and who the guys think was the best value, who cost the most and Daniel’s team.
Other news includes Daniel’s public WSOP package and the unimaginable amount of traffic it got. With hundreds of thousands of dollars in packages selling out in minutes, the website crashing and overselling it was a wild success, but also ran into some huge problems. (More Info Below)
The biggest news of the poker world this week was Daniel’s big day! The groom himself tells us about his A-List poker wedding.
(22:40) In the poker chat the guys open up with some SCOOP talk and then get deep into the WSOP 50th Honours that were released this week. “Most Memorable WSOP TV Hand” and more are discussed with stories about the players nominated. There’s also some more of your wonderful mail including questions about paying your backers and how would a $2/5 player survive in the Main
This week on DAT Poker Podcast: We break down the wild X-rated music video with Daniel “Jungleman” Cates that appeared on twitter this week, as well as Ronnie Bardah appearing on the next season of survivor.
The latest Triton Super High Roller series is wrapped up and Bryn Kenney is crushing. This leads to a question Adam poses, how far down the top 100 money winners list do you have to go to find a losing tournament player? Daniel Negreanu has some surprising answers! (More Below)
Is it possible to have your biggest win and worst beat ever on the bet? That’s what happened to a friend of the show when he bet on the Kentucky Derby. (9:57) We are joined by friend and listener to the show Steve aka RenoDoc. Steve made some wagers on the big race last weekend, and you may have heard about the disqualification. Well this affected Steve’s tickets and he found himself a winner of A LOT of money. The problem is will he get paid the full amount? (More Info Below)
Did you even hear about the Antonio Esfandiari vs Kevin Hart boxing match? We’ve got the details. The episode begins with Daniel airing out his beef with Shaun Deeb which took place online during the week and got personal. This leads to a continuation of the markup/free market debate and 50 Cent & Randall Emmett gossip.
The other major news story is PartyPoker making sweeping changes to their TOS including banning HUDs. (More Info Below)
The gang is back together and begin talking about dad life and the NHL Playoffs before getting into the poker topics. There was a WSOP Bracelet posted on Ebay for a whopping $50k! Plus the story of a guy who bet more than he could afford on Tiger winning the masters which leads to betting stories from the guys.
In the news: Party Poker issues $750k in refunds after a botting ring was uncovered. Pokerstars bans seating scripts and Pennsylvania Online Poker is set to launch.
This Week on DAT Poker Podcast: The Mailbag has been bursting at the seams and we finally get to answer what you’ve been sending us! To begin it’s just Adam and Daniel with Terrence out for this one, they recap all of the highlights of the GPI awards.
In the Mailbag: Topics including gambling addiction in poker, a song inspired by Daniel and whether HUDs hurt recreational players. Daniel and Adam break down the first round of the NHL Playoffs from a betting perspective and make a pick for each match
If you payed the buy-in for a smaller tournament but got seated in a much bigger one, what would you do? Daniel Adam and Terrence explore the story that took the poker world by storm this week, for better or for worse.
We also get a year in review of D-Negs’ tournament ledger from last year. It’s tax time and he talks candidly about how much money he spent in buyins vs. his real tournament winnings. The guys review your twitter topics plus other great tweets from the week! (More Info Included)
This Week on DAT Poker Podcast: The guys discuss their plans for the WSOP, Daniel’s ROI and horror stories of staking deals.
In The News: Poker pro Darren Elias’ home was robbed at gunpoint by another player who knew him from the casino. The guys reveal their own experiences in sketchy situations, as well as some friends’ close calls and what they would have done.
This Week on DAT Poker Podcast: It’s the first iteration of the DAT Poker Podcast Alan Boston March Madness preview show! On Adam and Terrence’s former show, Alan came on once a year and gave out a bet for a game that has NEVER LOST, for 10 or 11 straight years. Alan is a professional college basketball handicapper and poker player, formerly a Full Tilt pro. He’s a wild interview too and not for the faint of heart. Love him or hate him, he has provided winners for our listeners for a decade. More Inf
The WPT hosted 3 final tables at the Luxor E-Sports arena, The guys also make their picks for the GPI Poker Awards based on the nominations that have been announced!
Adam gets some reactions from his tweet asking for questions for the episode. Everything from “Has a game you’ve been in ever been robbed?” and “What was the biggest loss Daniel ever saw?” get answered! We also get a trip report of Daniel playing heavily intoxicated 3 handed high stakes poker this weekend.
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This Week on DAT Poker Podcast: We begin talking about the crazy video of the fight that broke out in Arizona which prompts stories of the craziest fights Daniel, Adam and Terrence have seen while playing live poker.
The guys took to twitter to answer your questions. The questions included plenty of “where are they now”, catching up with your favourite pros from back in the day, plus stories of some legendary prop and golf bets and some unheard Phil Ivey stories. (More info below)
Daniel, Adam and Terrence begin with talking about taking a break from social media, what makes poker fun on TV and a silly twitter game.
In The News: The WSOP announced 9 new bracelet events to be played online this series, the guys discuss their opinions on this. A group of MTT pros organize a boycott of a Pokerstars event, a new satellite format from Matt Savage and Phil Ivey parts ways with the Aria.
A story of Doyle Brunson getting hustled on a Super Bowl bet in Bobby’s Room. The guys spend a while deciding if and when it’s ok to hustle your friends.
(28:00) In the news: The much anticipated Run It Once Poker site has officially launched and the guys break down their first reactions to the software and business model. Terrence and Daniel debate the benefit of the “splash pots” promotion that they offer too. (More Info Below)
Daniel Adam and Terrence begin with the story of Daniel granting a wish to a young poker fan with a terminal illness. They also talk about the Eli Elezra controversy surrounding owed debts, and some shot clock haters. We then open up some of the mail that has been piling up. Topics include: Spread limit cash game strategy, how to game plan for your non-professional regulars and a hilarious quiz on the UK!
The guys begin with Daniel clarifying his controversial tweet, where he made a list of the 5 most negative poker traits. This evolves into discussion of lending/borrowing and who is the victim when you get stiffed.
In The News: (49:00) The guys are glad to announce some of the changes to WSOP events this year. They review the updates to ante and chip structures, and the WSOP’s motivation for them.
In the news: The PCA was a huge success and Daniel and Terrence were both there grinding. We get a trip report and some hand review from the main draw to the Bahamas this year, the $25k! Other large events are discussed, including Chino Rheem taking down the main event. This leads to a discussion of his past behaviour and where the guys stand on it. Before wrapping up the show some great PCA tweets are reviewed too!
The 2019 WSOP Schedule was announced, including a $500 rake free tournament to kick off this year! The guys also dive in to some old WSOP stories which spurs some degenerate stories. The other notable events are discussed as well as Pokerstars partnering with the UFC. (More Info Below)
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The show begins with Adam and Terrence settling their side action on the bathroom bet which ended in a buy out. Adam proposes his dream prop bet, and the prop bet master Huck Seed is discussed. We also get Daniel’s trip report from the last week including his fancy trip to LA and a trip to a weed store.
In The News: The guys review the Super High Roller Bowl and get right into breaking down Daniel’s key hands in depth, including 'The Fold'!
In the news: The $100k bathroom bet is still underway, the guys talk about what they know so far plus Adam and Terrence make a wager of their own. The Super High Roller Bowl changes dates, Daniel explains how this effects the tournament and who we can expect to see playing. Party Poker’s online $20M guarantee went off this week and they managed to hit the number of entrants! And Run It Once Poker announces a rake back structure for twitch streamers. (More Content Information Below)
On this episode of DAT Poker Podcast: Adam gets Daniel to review the stars we all knew 5 years ago. Plus Dan Smith joins us to talk about his charity drive www.DoubleUpDrive.com and how it came to be.
To begin the guys talk about Terrence’s title fight which is 2 days away and how his training went. The fight talk naturally leads into Rocky/Creed 2 discussion. Daniel also talks about his new NHL betting twitter. (More info below)
In The News: Our top story this week is the lawsuit between Gordon Vayo and Pokerstars. Vayo has dropped the suit after some bombshells came out that it was discovered he forged legal documents and now he may be counter-sued. Terrence and Daniel have the full story, other stories include Matt Savage’s take on why tournaments outside the US are run better and Boston Rob offers to go “Survivor Bahamas" for a platinum pass! (More Info Below)
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Chinese poker takes a hit with the government taking aim at gaming apps used as gambling portals. Pokerstars unveils a new gaming format, reports their earnings and more. We then review the best tweets of the week and answer some of your questions which leads to some great stories! Daniel also answers the question: “How would you turn $10k into a million if you had to start today?” (More Info Below)
It’s Halloween and Daniel, Adam and Terrence talk about their favourite costumes and Halloween hysteria before getting onto the poker talk. Daniel recaps godfather week and explains some of the high stakes props. Run It Up Reno and Chainsaw are also discussed.
In the news: WSOP Europe wrapped up and friend of the show Shaun Deeb took down player of the year! Terrence and Daniel take some shots at a certain European player as well. (More Info Below)
This week on DAT - The guys kick things off talking about legal weed in Canada and Lottery Fever in the states!
In a bit of an off-format show, Daniel, Adam and Terrence begin poker talk with a discussion of the "Great Dane” Gus Hansen. Gus has reemerged on the poker scene since the summer and will be playing in Godfather week on PokerGo. Daniel offers his thoughts on Gus and handicaps the lineup for the show. (More info below)
This week on DAT - The guys kick things off talking about the Poker After Dark and Friday Night Poker that Daniel just played on, Men “The Master” Nguyen cheating stories and poker hall of fame.
In The News: Following the discussion of how player funds are handled at Partypoker on the last episode, Poker Fuse wrote a piece about which online poker sites offer the best protection of your money. Also, a 30 for 30 Podcast episode about the poker boom is a few days away! (More info below)
This Week on DAT Poker: Daniel, Adam and Terrence kick things off talking about the Khabib/McGregor chaos and whether or not this type of drama is good or bad for sport.
Our top stories include Partypoker coming up against some of scrutiny about staking players in order to hit tournament guarantees and not separating player funds from operational funds. Also, Ivey’s case continues to get worse for him as the Borgata seeks $30M in damages from him.
This week on DAT Poker Podcast: Jaime Staples joins Daniel, Adam and Terrence to talk weight bets, improving your poker game and twitch stream. The guys also talk Triton $1m cash game and open the mailbag.
On this episode of DAT Poker: Daniel’s trip report from EPT Barcelona and some Super High Roller stories! To begin Daniel starts us out with some hands from the €100k high roller where he went deep but came up just short. Daniel, Terrence and Adam break down the hand that did him in and the prevalence of big blind antes. Top Stories: The €100k was won by Mikita Badziakouski of Belarus, the guys discuss Mikita as he is the latest player to go on a hot streak, quickly rising to 22nd on the all time money list. Also discussed is Richard Yong and the asian high roller crew returning to EPT events. Other stories include Spanish tax authorities going after Germans and other pros cashing in events, Pokerstars launching play money in Australia and USA, Lyle Berman's bitcoin bet with Brian Rast and Phil Ivey’s continued legal battle with Borgata. Please Rate & Review the show on your podcast app and Interact with us on twitter! We will be answering emails in the future so send them to: firstname.lastname@example.org
On the inaugural episode of DAT Poker: Daniel Negreanu, Adam Schwartz and Terrence Chan introduce the new show and give you some insight into their own history and the future of the podcast! Top Stories: High roller regular Patrick Leonard said that high rollers are some of the softer tournaments available today, if you can afford to play them. The guys discuss what he means and whether they agree. Other stories include Greg Merson's beef with a waiter, WCOOP and online poker coming to PA. We then review the best/funniest poker tweets of late and break down a hand played on Live at the Bike featuring poker blogger Johnnie Vibes. Johnnie joins us on the line to break down his strategy. Follow/Interact with us on Twitter! @RealKidPoker @ASchwartzPoker @tchanpoker @ProducerRoss