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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.


Dec 17, 2021

On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring and Chad Holloway welcome guest Kyna England to the show to talk about her big win in the Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) Canterbury Park for $186,709 and being the huge favorite to win the MSPT Season 12 Player of the Year with just one stop to go. They also talk to her about her breakout year, which included a third-place finish in the World Poker Tour (WPT) $5,000 Venetian for $448K.

Other stories they discuss are Sammy Farha's physical altercation in a Texas poker room, Johnny Chan's 88 Social closing up shop in Houston, Justin Bonomo reclaiming the lead atop poker's all-time money list, Raminder Singh winning the inaugural RunGood All-Stars ProAm, and Michael Rossitto emerging victorious at Thunder Valley to close out the latest WPTDeepStacks season.

Toss in a recap on the recently-completed World Series of Poker (WSOP) Europe and a breakdown on the iconic Mirage in Las Vegas being sold to Hard Rock International for $1 Billion, and it's another must-listen episode of poker's greatest podcast.

Big thanks to the special sponsor this week in D&B Publishing.

Time Stamps
00:24 | Welcome to the show
01:10 | Chad celebrates his 39th birthday
04:00 | Justin Bonomo takes back all-time money lead
07:50 | Does playing poker contribute to the world?
12:00 | Ad: D&B Publishing
13:20 | Sammy Farha involved in a physical fight at Houston poker room
18:00 | Johnny Chan’s 88 Social closes in Houston
25:05 | Sponsor: partypoker
25:50 | Raminder Singh Wins Inaugural RunGood All-Stars ProAm Trophy
29:30 | Global Poker Awards coming back on February 18
30:00 | MSPT Canterbury Park sets records; Kyna England takes it down
32:58 | Guest Kyna England joins the show
34:06 | Kyna England’s poker origin story
36:25 | Taking poker more serious during the pandemic w/ Poker Power
37:55 | Favorite to win the MSPT Season 12 Player of the Year
43:30 | Moving to Las Vegas
45:20 | Finishing 3rd in the $5,000 WPT Venetian for $448K
51:20 | Josef Gulas Jr wins the 2021 WSOP Europe Main Event for €1,276,712
53:54 | Sponsor: GGPoker
54:48 | Michael Rossitto wins at Thunder Valley to close out WPTDeepStacks season
57:03 | Iconic Mirage in Las Vegas sold to Hard Rock International for $1 Billion
1:00:15 | What could Seminole Hard Rock poker be like in Las Vegas?