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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.


Jun 4, 2023

On the latest PokerNews Podcast episode, Chad Holloway and Jesse Fullen continue The Chad & Jesse Poker Show straight from the 2023 World Series of Poker (WSOP)

 This week, they are joined by the legendary WSOP commentator Lon McEachern, who talked about his career, winning a WSOP Circuit gold ring, and playing in the Tournament of Champions. He also shares some fond memories of the late Doyle Brunson.

Chad and Jesse then do a new "Calling the Clock" segment in which they offer quick two-minute dialogues for topics on “The Board.”

Here's a look at this episode's topics:

Hustler Casino Live (HCL) – Tom Dwan
Hustler Casino Live (HCL) – Doug Polk
Accused Cheaters
Traffic Troubles
Table Needling
First Bracelet Win – Negreanu or Hellmuth?
Phil Hellmuth’s Tracksuit – Hot or Not?
$25K Fantasy Draft

Listen to those stories and more on the latest episode of the [I]PokerNews[/I] Podcast!


Time Stamps
*Time | Topic*
00:35 | Sponsor: Global Poker
01:10 | Welcome to the show
01:43 | Bounty Series V kicks off on Global Poker on June 5
02:47 | Chad & Jesse go deep in Event #1: $500 Casino Employee
03:36 | Jesse Fullen interviews… Jesse Fullen?!?
08:30 | Peter Thai wins Event #1: Casino Employees for $75,535
09:57 | Alexandre Vuilleumier wins Event #2: $25,000 High Roller 6-Handed for $1,215,864
11:15 | Calling the Clock (intro by Bob Smith)
11:45 | Hustler Casino Live – Tom Dwan wins record $3.1 million pot
14:06 | Doug Polk randomizing with aces
16:36 | Accused cheaters at the WSOP
18:41 | Traffic around the WSOP
20:46 | Is table needling an issue?
22:50 | Who will win a bracelet first – Negreanu or Hellmuth?
25:00 | Hot or Not – Phil Hellmuth’s new tracksuit
27:04 | What team do you like in the $25K Fantasy Draft
29:00 | Guest Lon McEachern joins the show
31:00 | How did you come to work the WSOP back in 2002?
33:55 | Lon’s early learning curve – mistaking Phil Gordon for Phil Hellmuth
35:46 | Craziest story from the WSOP
37:50 | Favorite Doyle Brunson memories
39:20 | Getting to play against “Texas Dolly”
41:20 | Favorite WSOP Main Event winner
43:20 | Winning a WSOP Circuit ring
45:40 | Playing the Tournament of Champions
49:05 | Ever think about writing a poker book?
51:51 | The “Llama Karen” nickname