Jun 3, 2021
On the latest special episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring, Jeff Platt, and Chad Holloway break down the latest stories and winners, including Connecticut legalizing online poker, Alex Foxen and Anatoly Filatov winning high rollers, and a look ahead to the US Poker Open.
They also welcome friend and colleague Mo Nuwwarah to the show as this week's featured guest. That's because, after eight years of working for PokerNews, Nuwwarah is leaving to pursue another opportunity. The longtime reporter chats with Chad about his favorite memories, poker stops, and articles. Take a trip down memory lane with a true PokerNews legends.
00:24 | Welcome to the show
00:45 | Teasing guest Mo Nuwwarah
02:30 | Chad’s bracelet win 8th Anniversary
03:00 | Las Vegas poker rooms return to form
04:30 | US Poker Open set to kick off
06:40 | Controversial Sean Perry wins Venetian $25K High Roller
08:43 | Sponsor: Elite Chip Care
09:27 | Jaime Staples notches career-high score
11:26 | Alex Foxen wins WPT Online High Roller title
12:15 | Anatoly Filatov ships GGPoker Super Million$
15:07 | Was EPT Deauville nice?
16:21 | Sponsor: GGPoker
17:40 | Niklas Astedt makes a strong case for best online player
20:25 | PokerNews losing a longtime team member
22:30 | Guest Mo Nuwwarah joins the show
23:30 | How Mo got his start at PokerNews
24:32 | Where is Mo headed?
25:25 | Gridiron Gamble
26:30 | Mo reports Chad’s bracelet win
27:48 | Favorite PokerNews experiences and stops
31:10 | Making it over to Asia
33:20 | Panama excursions
36:00 | Have you met anyone famous?
39:00 | Favorite articles Mo has writer
44:00 | Whiskey adventure during WSOP
48:53 | Opportunity to play more poker
54:00 | Connecticut becomes 7th state to legalize online poker
57:20 | Next week’s guest – Maria Konnikova