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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.


May 27, 2021

On the latest special episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring, Jeff Platt, and Chad Holloway talk about some poker players who are expecting babies, Simon Mattsson winning the WPT Online Series High Roller, and recap winners from MISCOOP, NJSCOOP, WSOPC Caesars Atlantic City Online Series.

They also break down the Chad Power burglary saga and remember poker legend Tommy Hufnagle, who recently passed away.

As for this week's guest, Sarah sits down with Sasha Liu, AKA "Poker Sasha," who talks about her start in poker, working in the casino industry, becoming a pot-limit Omaha player, signing on as a GGPoker Ambassador, and what her life is like now living in Germany.

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

Time Stamps
00:24 | Welcome to the show
00:35 | Teasing guest Poker Sasha
01:17 | Chad’s Mexican wedding shenanigans
04:20 | Sneaking a bottle out of the Vegas club
09:30 | Simon Mattsson wins WPT Online Series High Roller
11:27 | Kristy Arnett expecting a baby!
15:00 | Michael Addamo wins pair of partypoker WPT Online Series title
15:54 | Bruno Volkmann wins GGPoker Super Million$... Again!
16:54 | Sponsor: GGPoker
18:50 | Guest “Poker Sasha” Liu joins the show
19:50 | Clapping back at the haters
20:30 | Poker Sasha’s poker origin story
23:33 | Becoming a poker dealer
26:11 | Dealing her first bad beat jackpot
29:58 | Being one of the best
33:20 | Leaving solid casino career to pursue poker
38:00 | Becoming a notorious PLO player
42:40 | Getting signed by GGPoker
47:00 | Living in Germany
56:30 | MISCOOP & NJSCOOP series wrap up
58:16 | Winners from the WSOPC Caesars Atlantic City Online Series
1:00:00 | Chad predicts five bracelets for the New Jersey contingent
1:02:43 | Sponsor: Elite Chip Care
1:03:28 | Arrest made in Chad Power burglary case
1:06:38 | Chad’s hidden bottle of whiskey
1:07:33 | Remembering poker legend Tommy Hufnagle