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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.


May 26, 2023

On the latest PokerNews Podcast episode, Chad Holloway and Jesse Fullen introduce plans for the 2023 World Series of Poker (WSOP), including the new Chad & Jesse Poker Show!

They also discuss visiting the Poker Night in America Studio 52, the upcoming Grand Poker Series and $1,000,000 PokerNews Cup, and highlights from the East Coast Road Trip. That includes adventures with Ryan Depaulo and Greg Merson, plus this week's guest, Olivier Busquet, talks about online poker in New Jersey and the state of the poker industry.

Other topics covered include Benny Glaser winning his 10th PokerStars SCOOP title, Jeremy Becker's Wynn poker heater, Bin Weng taking down the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown, Matt Berkey defeating Nik Airball, and the return of the $1,000,000 Big One for One Drop.

Finally, hear a winner's interview from Mike Watson, who took down the EPT Monte Carlo to become just the third player in history to win two EPT titles.

Listen to those stories and more on the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast!

Time Stamps
*Time | Topic*
00:25 | Welcome to the show
02:10 | Introducing The Chad & Jesse Poker Show
05:25 | Poker Night in America’s Studio 52
07:11 | Golden Nugget’s Grand Poker Series + $1M GTD PokerNews Cup
09:33 | Sponsor: 888poker
09:45 | PokerNews Discord for exclusive Freeroll Passwords
10:30 | Highlights from the East Coast Road Trip – Ryan Depaulo & Greg Merson
18:20 | Guest Olivier Busquet joins the show
19:30 | Falling ill at the Borgata
20:20 | What are you up to these days?
23:00 | The problems with social media
26:30 | Staying in shape
28:00 | Diving back into online poker in New Jersey
33:23 | Playing cash – no online tournament in years
34:18 | Any WSOP aspirations?
38:20 | Thoughts on the current high stakes landscape
41:30 | Does poker have interesting personalities?
44:48 | Doing poker commentary
51:00 | Giving too much authority to the opinions of wealthy amateurs  
55:50 | What’s bringing new players into the game in this day and age?
1:01:17 | Sponsor: Global Poker
1:02:30 | Benny Glaser wins 10th PokerStars SCOOP title
1:04:00 | Mike Watson wins EPT Monte Carlo; becomes third two-time champ
1:06:18 | Winner interview w/ Mike Watson
1:09:50 | Sponsor: partypoker
1:11:00 | Jeremy Becker has won 8 titles at Wynn since March 25
1:14:00 | $1,000,000 Big One for One Drop returns
1:15:10 | Bin Weng wins WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown
1:17:32 | Sponsor: WPT Global
1:18:18 | Matt Berkey defeats Nik Airball for $1M
1:20:00 | Bar Poker Open coming to Golden Nugget in June