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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 19, 2021

On the latest special episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Jeff Platt and Chad Holloway highlight more bracelet winners from both the GGPoker and Pennsylvania World Series of Poker (WSOP) Online bracelet events. That includes breaking down Erik Seidel's historic ninth bracelet and chatting with guest Andrew “LoveToLose” Porter, who won the WSOP Pennsylvania $1,000 Championship.

They also give an update on the WSOP COVID-19 situation, discuss the possibility of a vaccine requirement, preview the Super High Roller Bowl Europe, remember the late Matt Marafioti, and offer their picks for the upcoming Phil Hellmuth vs. Tom Dwan in High Stakes Duel III.

Time Stamps
00:24 | Welcome to the show
00:45 | Erik Seidel captures 9th bracelet 14 years after last
03:10 | First old school legend to capture an online bracelet
04:39 | How does this bracelet compare to his others?
05:42 | Maria Konnikova celebrates Seidel’s victory
09:10 | Eduardo Pires wins Milly Maker
10:07 | Lucio Lima takes down $525 Superstack Turbo Bounty
10:31 | Roland Czika victorious in $400 Double Chance PLO
11:02 | Hinojas Jerome captures bracelet in $1,000 Double Stack
12:15 | Jeff makes Day 2 of big Venetian event
12:55 | Can Jeff overtake in the Media Power Poker Rankings?
13:42 | Join Club PokerNews on ClubGG
14:37 | Sponsor: GGPoker
15:55 | Dean Morrow wins WSOP PA $400 6-Max
16:35 | Nicholas Lein ships WSOP PA $777 Lucky 7’s
16:52 | Thong Do wins WSOP PA $400 PKO
17:30 | Michael Lavin takes down WSOP PA $600 Monster Stack
17:57 | Andrew Porter victorious in WSOP PA $1K Championship
19:30 | Interview w/ guest Andrew “LoveToLose” Porter
24:55 | What’s the Pennsylvania online poker community like?
26:20 | Porter’s poker origin story
32:14 | What happened in the WSOP PA High Roller debacle?
35:30 | Summing up the WSOP PA as a whole
39:14 | partypoker to host WPT Online Championships
40:29 | WSOP clarifies COVID-19 rule
44:20 | Will the WSOP require proof of vaccine?
50:35 | Previewing the Super High Roller Bowl Europe
52:50 | Chad’s WPT Season 2 rewatch
55:36 | Poker pro Matt Marafioti dead after an apparent suicide
59:52 | Phil Hellmuth vs. Tom Dwan in High Stakes Duel III