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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.


Oct 23, 2021

On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Jeff Platt and Chad Holloway come to you from the 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP)!

After missing the last episode, Jeff chimes in with his thoughts regarding the Poker Hall of Fame nominations. He also realizes he’s getting crushed by Chad in their 2021 WSOP fantasy bet, and things got even worse when his title defense in the PokerNews WSOP Heads-Up Challenge ended in Round 1.

The duo then chat about Phil Hellmuth making a run at bracelet No. 17, Adam Friedman’s incredible accomplishment winning the $10,000 Dealer’s Choice for the third year in a row, Josh Arieh claiming his third bracelet and making a case for the Poker Hall of Fame, and Michael Addamo continuing his incredible heater by winning the $50K bracelet a month after winning both the Poker Masters and Super High Roller Bowl VI.

Listen to post-victory winner interviews with Friedman, Addamo, and Arieh in this must-listen episode!

Big thanks to the special sponsor this week in Elite Chip Care.

Time Stamps
00:24 | Welcome to the show
01:04 | Sponsor: Elite Chip Care
01:37 | Phil Hellmuth makes run at bracelet No. 17
03: 00 | Adam Friedman denies Hellmuth and makes poker history
04:40 | Where does Friedman’s three-peat rank in WSOP history?
05:04 | Is Adam Friedman’s career Poker Hall of Fame worthy?
07:05 | Winner interview w/ Adam Friedman
12:44 | Jeff shares his thoughts on the Poker Hall of Fame nominations
17:00 | Michael Addamo’s heater continues with WSOP bracelet win
19:00 | Is Addamo the best poker player in the world right now?
19:49 | Chad crushing Jeff in their WSOP fantasy competition
20:48 | Winner interview w/ Michael Addamo
23:40 | Josh Arieh wins $1,500 PLO for 3rd career bracelet
25:00 | Is Josh Arieh’s career Poker Hall of Fame worthy?
25:50 | Winner interview w/ Josh Arieh
29:55 | $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship reaches final table
31:35 | Jeff will not repeat as the PokerNews Heads-Up WSOP Champ

Remember, during the 2021 WSOP, which runs Thursday, September 30 through Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, we'll be bringing you three episodes of the PokerNews Podcast each week!

New episodes are slated to be released every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday bringing you all the latest from the 2021 WSOP along with interviews straight from the tournament floor!