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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 13, 2022

In the latest edition of the PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring and Chad Holloway discuss Tom Dwan backing out of High Stakes Duel III against Phil Hellmuth (and who a potential replacement might be), why 14-time ring winner Maurice Hawkins is upset with both Chad and PokerNews, and a preview of the upcoming St. Jude "Against All Odds" Charity Event in Las Vegas May 20-21.

They also highlight winners from the Lodge Championship Series, MSPT JACK Cleveland, 888poker Knockout Series, and GGPoker Super MILLION$, which included Artur Martirosian winning it for a record-tying fifth time.

Finally, Chad sits down with former poker pro turned Hollywood producer Justin "Boosted J" Smith to talk about his life after poker and what it's like to be both writing and producing a movie based on the life of the legendary Doyle Brunson.

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

Time Stamps
00:30 | Welcome to the show
00:54 | Jesse celebrating 40th “birthday”
01:30 | Teasing guest Justin “Boosted J” Smith
03:15 | Maurice Hawkins upset with Chad and PokerNews
09:10 | Tom Dwan backs out of High Stakes Duel III Rd 4
15:50 | Guest Justin “Boosted J” Smith joins the show
17:50 | Transitioning from poker to life in Hollywood
19:50 | Getting Doyle Brunson on board with a movie about his life
21:57 | A Phil Ivey movie?
27:30 | Boosted J’s poker experience gives him inside knowledge
30:46 | Is a Queen’s Gambit possible for poker?
33:57 | Check out Guardians of Justice on Netflix
3450 | What’s a realistic timeline?
35:15 | Sponsor: 888poker
36:48 | Winners from the Lodge Championship Series
39:00 | Artur Martirosian wins 5th Super MILLION$ title on GGPoker
41:20 | Sponsor: GGPoker
47:04 | MSPT FireKeepers kicks off
42:48 | Highlights from MSPT JACK Cleveland
43:40 | Winner interview w/ MSPT Ohio State Champion John Dennehey
47:17 | Chad will play the WSOP Employee Event
47:48 | 7th Annual St. Jude “Against All Odds” Charity Poker Event May 20-21
50:35 | Are you ready for the 2022 WSOP?