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PokerNews Podcast

Do you love poker? Interested in hearing from best and biggest names in the game like Daniel Negreanu, Doug Polk, Andrew Neeme?  Every week Sarah Herring, who has been nominated for several American Poker Awards, and Jeff Platt who has been covering sports & poker for a decade, bring you news, gossip & interviews from the world of poker.


Dec 3, 2022

On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Chad Holloway and Jesse Fullen discuss their recent travels, offer highlights from the World Poker Tour (WPT) Rock 'n' Roll Poker Open (RRPO) at Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood, and offer an interview with the winner of the $3,500 Championship, Andy Wilson, who claimed a $785,800 top prize.

Speaking of the WPT, don't miss out on hearing about this week's ClubWPT Qualifier, who punched their ticket to the upcoming $15M GTD WPT World Championship at Wynn Las Vegas.

Finally, the guys preview the upcoming Phil Hellmuth vs. Jason Koon High Stakes Duel III Rd 5 match on December 7 before diving headfirst into the most recent controversy where Nemo "akaNemsko" Zhou, a chess and poker player, decided to hold a contest for a $12K WPT World Championship seat only to give it to her poker coach and alleged boyfriend Alex "Thallo" Epstein.

Time Stamps
00:25 | Welcome to the show
01:05 | Jesse attended RGPS Thunder Valley
04:30 | Chad journeyed to Seminole Hard Rock in South Florida
05:16 | Highlights from the WPT Rock ‘n’ Roll Poker Open side events
07:00 | WPT RRPO Championship had stacked final table
09:00 | Winner interview w/ WPT RRPO champ Andy Wilson 
13:10 | Sponsor – WPT Global 12 Days of Xmas Challenge
14:07 | Highlights from WPT Premier Meet-Up Game at Wynn
17:58 | ClubWPT Qualifier of the Week – Sepideh Moghaddam
19:20 | PokerStars announces 2023 schedule for the European Poker Tour (EPT)
21:15 | Phil Hellmuth vs. Jason Koon High Stakes Duel III Rd 5 set for Dec. 7
24:40 | Woman's Chess Grandmaster controversially awards $12K poker contest prize to alleged boyfriend