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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 12, 2021

On the latest special episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Chad Holloway and Jeff Platt talk about winning "Content Provider of the Year" at the Gulf Coast Poker Awards, what the new COVID rules might mean for the 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP), and recap recent bracelet winners from both the and GGPoker events.

They also talk about British poker player Ashley Locker going to jail for 26 months on drug charges, preview the upcoming MSPT Black Hawk Main Event, and chat with Colorado's Francisco Estrada, who recently won a $10,000 seat into the 2021 WSOP Main Event by playing on ClubGG.

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

Time Stamps
00:24 | Welcome to the show
00:44 | PN Podcast wins Gulf Coast Poker Award
04:35 | Sponsor: Elite Chip Care
06:10 | What do the COVID rules mean for the 2021 WSOP?
11:10 | Could the WSOP be canceled? Maybe but probably not
11:55 | Is there a dealer shortage?
13:55 | Will players be required to wear a mask?
15:30 | How to win a seat into the WSOP Main Event via ClubGG
16:08 | Join Club PokerNews on ClubGG
17:25 | Guest Francisco Estrada talks winning $10,000 WSOP Main Event seat
28:50 | Highlighting the early bracelet winners in GGPoker WSOP
35:20 | Recapping the final Online Bracelet winners
41:00 | Chad defeats Jeff in Fantasy bet
42:45 | WSOP Pennsylvania bracelet events happening now
45:35 | Event #3: $3,200 High Roller cancelled/postponed
47:23 | partypoker to host WPT Online Championships
48:36 | British poker player Ashley Locker jailed for 26 months on drug charges
52:20 | MSPT Black Hawk Main Event set to being