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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.


Nov 11, 2022

On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Chad Holloway, Jesse Fullen, and Connor Richards devote the entire show to covering everything you need to know about the upcoming World Poker Tour (WPT) $10K buy-in, $15M GTD World Championship at Wynn Las Vegas.

In total, the festival, which runs December 1-20, features 23 tournaments and $22 million in guarantees. Although there are a number of major events the series is highlighted by the largest guaranteed prize pool poker tournament in history. Click here for a look a satellites and qualifiers for the tournament.

The crew talks to a half dozen guests including famed WPT commentators Vince Van Patten & Tony Dunst, WPT Executive Tour Director Matt Savage & Wynn Director of Poker Operations Ryan Beauregard, and WPT Ambassadors Andrew Neeme & Brad Owen.

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

Time Stamps
00:25 | Welcome to the show
02:08 | WPT announces Phil Ivey as newest ambassador
03:03 | Jesse wins a $10,000 seat in the WPT World Championship
05:20 | PokerNews reporter Liam Gannon awarded a seat
06:50 | Largest guaranteed live tournament in history – could there be an overlay?
11:07 | First time the WPT is visiting the Wynn Las Vegas
12:00 | Guests – Ryan Beauregard & Matt Savage
23:00 | Satellites, qualifiers, and giveaways
24:25 | Live satellites all around the world
27:10 | Guests – WPT’s Vince Van Patten & Tony Dunst
37:24 | Guests – WPT Ambassadors Brad Owen & Andrew Neeme
37:45 | Meet-up Game (MUG) information
50:35 | Source leak – some things to expect at the WPT World Championship
52:15 | Bold predictions for the WPT World Championship at Wynn Las Vegas
55:50 | WPT Player of the Year a story to keep an eye on