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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.


Aug 18, 2022

In the latest edition of the PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring, Chad Holloway, and Jesse Fullen welcome guest Phil Galfond to the show. The poker legend gives more details on his summer match against the poker dealer who stepped up to play him at some high-stakes online pot-limit Omaha (PLO) action, shares an update on the status of "The Galfond Challenge," and talks about the possibility of playing on PokerGO's High Stakes Duel, maybe against Phil Hellmuth or a PLO edition. He also talks about his recently-released PLO course.

Speaking of Hellmuth, the crew discusses Scott Seiver backing out of High Stakes Duel III and Jason Koon stepping up to fill his spot, as well as recap all the big stories coming out of the record-breaking PokerStars and Barcelona© Casino European Poker Tour including Michael Addamo claiming his first-ever EPT title and Giada Fang shipping a $30K Platinum Pass.

They also highlight Bobby Tieu's victory in the bestbet Jacksonville Summer Heater  Event #1: $400 NLH, and launch the brand new PokerNews Bad Beat Hotline where listeners can call in (+1 702-625-0166) and share their bad beats, which may be featured on a future episode of the show.

Listen to those stories and more in the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast!

Time Stamps
00:30 | Welcome to the show
00:40 | Teasing guest Phil Galfond
01:54 | Buddies Forever Movie Club
03:30 | Scott Seiver backs out of High Stakes Duel III match against Phil Hellmuth
04:22 | How do you feel about Jason Koon stepping up to take on Hellmuth?
08:00 | Who do you like – Koon or Hellmuth?
09:45 | Sponsor: WPT Global
11:46 | Poker dealer takes shot playing high stakes against Phil Galfond
14:53 | Guest Phil Galfond joins the show
15:50 | Hard to find high-stakes heads-up action
16:40 | What did you think when a mystery opponent sat down?
20:11 | Any update on Run It Once in the US market w/ Rush Street?
21:14 | What’s the status of the Galfond Challenge? Will you take on Jungleman?
23:28 | Have you considered taking on Phil Hellmuth in High Stakes Duel?
24:38 | How about a High Stakes Duel PLO edition?
25:48 | The Wisconsin Connection
27:00 | Do you have a water fountain in your house?
27:37 | What’s on your poker agenda?
28:00 | Phil Galfond’s PLO Course
28:56 | Sponsor PokerStars – WCOOP Schedule released
30:03 | EPT Barcelona Main Event sets a record
31:52 | Estrellas Poker Tour Main Event becomes largest-ever EPT tournament
35:06 | €25K & €50K Single-Day High Roller tournaments killing it at EPT
36:55 | Michael Addamo captures his first EPT title
37:45 | Giada Fang wins Platinum Pass in Ladies Event at EPT Barcelona
38:30 | Bobby Tieu Breaks Through With a Win in Event #1: $400 NLH at the bestbet Summer Heater Series
40:00 | Sponsor: 888poker – Adds $500K to Weekly GTDs
43:40 | Call the Bad Beat Hotline – +1 702-625-0166