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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.


Mar 11, 2021

On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Jeff Platt, Sarah Herring, and Chad Holloway discuss the series of dramas that plagued the WPT Venetian including the seat draw controversy that had Jared Jaffee exploding on Twitter and the tweet from Fedor Holz proclaiming a “Severe Emergency” for Roland Rokita. The team discusses their views on Matt Savage’s ruling and how the tournament ultimately played out.

Plus, an update on the Fedor Holz vs Limitless Challenge, the huge scores in the SuperMillions on GGpoker, the ongoing saga with Vanessa Kade and more.

Finally, guest Lynn Gilmartin shares about her new career in film and television, her pregnancy, her marriage, and the latest from the World Poker Tour as she views it down under.

Time Stamps
00:24 | Welcome to the show
01:45 | Chad’s Run at WPT Venetian
05:28 | Controversy erupts, Jaffee not pleased
14:45 | Roland Rokita in hospital before play started?
20:35 | Qing Liu beats Joe McKeehen heads-up for the title 
22:30 | Elite Chip Care Ad
23:02 | Fedor Holz vs. Limitless update
26:00 | Ben Ward wins absolutely massive SuperMillions
27:25 | Vanessa Kade vs GGPoker update
28:44 | Sponsor: GGPoker
29:35 | Ludovic Geilich wins GGPoker High Roller $25k for $635k 
31:52 | Lynn Gilmartin joins the Podcast
33:18 | Being in Australia since June of last year
35:00 | Tying the knot w/ poker pro Angel Guillen
39:30 | Becoming a film actress
44:30 | Is a presenter similar to being an actor?
48:55 | Life’s Good – Positive thinking
51:05 | Expecting her first child
56:53 | Pivoting w/ sale of WPT
1:00:00 | Delayed WPT final tables playing out soon
1:05:55 | Is poker happening in Australia?
01:12:47 | Inaugural MICOOP wraps up, huge success
01:19:13 | OddsChecker US