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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.


Feb 29, 2024

In the No. 817 episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Chad Holloway, Connor Richards, and Matt Hansen dive into the latest news, gossip, and results from the poker industry. That includes announcing the winner of our WPT Voyage cabin giveaway!

Chad then discusses his controversial tweet about Daniel Negreanu, Connor and Matt offer their thoughts on Mike Postle’s unexpected appearance on an X Space, and then all three talk highlights from last weekend’s Global Poker Awards

Other stories covered include Ari Engel and Daniel Lowery each adding gold rings to their WSOP Circuit résumés, Mintzy under fire at Barstool over his deep tournament run, Barny Boatman and other big winners from EPT Paris, the cross-book bet between Landon Tice & Jeremy Becker, and Venetian’s new upcoming poker room.

 Finally, Chad sits down with Lexy Gavin-Mather to talk about her new book by D&B Publishing, Mastering Small Stakes No-Limit Tournaments. As a special treat, you’ll have a chance to win a signed copy of the book, which will release in late March but is available now for preorder.

Time Stamps
00:01 | Welcome to Show #817
00:56 | Sponsor: WPT Global
01:50 | Teasing guest Lexy Gavin-Mather
03:45 | Chad’s controversial Daniel Negreanu tweet
08:30 | Win a signed copy of Lexy Gavin-Mather’s book
08:55 | Mark Olivo wins the WPT Voyage giveaway
10:00 | Mike Postle makes unexpected appearance on X Space
14:27 | Highlights from the Global Poker Awards
18:16 | Ari Engel & Dan Lowery capture WSOPC rings
20:21 | Paul Pierce & Mintzy employment under fire because of poker
25:05 | Guest Lexy Gavin-Mather joins the show
26:25 | Writing “Mastering Small Stakes No-Limit Tournaments”
27:27 | What sort of subject matter do you cover?
28:52 | Any special plans involving the book during the WSOP?
29:16 | Vlogging every day of the WSOP
30:03 | How was your experience at the EPT Paris?
31:45 | Are you excited to record the audio version of the book?
32:20 | The story behind Lexy’s dad going viral for a basketball video
36:00 | Barny Boatman among big winners from EPT Paris
38:30 | Cross-book bet between Landon Tice & Jeremy Becker
42:15 | Venetian’s new upcoming poker room