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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 5, 2022

In the latest edition of the PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring, Chad Holloway, and Jesse Fullen talk about the recent Hustler Casino Live (HCL) stream featuring heavy influences and a couple of poker pros. One of those pros, Phil Hellmuth, caused quite a stir after finding himself in a controversial spot. Find out what happened, as well as the big winner and losers from the game, in this episode.

Plus, you can hear about Southern poker pro Moe Moenini's tragic murder in Biloxi, tennis legend and former poker ambassador Boris Becker's jail sentence, and a movie being made about Doyle Brunson's life, which will be written and produced by Justin "Boosted J" Smith. The crew also highlight winners from the MSPT Sycuan, RGPS Seminole Coconut Creek, bestbet Jacksonville Spring Series, and EPT Monte Carlo

Finally, Sarah chats with Unibet Ambassador Dara O’Kearney about a plethora of topics including his various books, how he found his way into poker, and transitioning from playing to incorporating coaching.

Listen to those stories and more on the PokerNews Podcast!

Time Stamps
00:30 | Welcome to the show
00:35 | May the 4th be with you!
01:43 | Teasing guest Dara O’Kearney 
02:30 | Recapping the Hustler Casino Live Influencer Stream
04:44 | Phil Hellmuth stirs up controversy on HCL stream
10:08 | Alan Keating loses $1M+; highlighting biggest winners
12:00 | Doyle Brunson’s life to be made into a movie 
16:25 | Who would you like to see play Doyle Brunson?
18:30 | Tennis legends & former poker ambassador Boris Becker hit w/ a 2-year sentence
20:50 | Beloved Biloxi poker player Moe Moeini murdered
24:45 | Sponsor: Unibet
24:53 | Guest Dara O’Kearney joins the show
27:06 | How did your life change during the pandemic?
32:15 | Game integrity and security
36:20 | Stables in poker
37:13 | What inspired you to get into poker at an older age?
40:00 | Transitioning from playing to coaching
43:42 | How much non-poker stuff do you make part of your coaching?
47:27 | Writing poker books
53:30 | Tournament players get lack of short-handed experience
56:53 | From the Irish Poker Open to the WSOP
1:00:00 | Who all is on Team Unibet?
1:06:14 | Recapping winners from the bestbet Jacksonville 2022 Spring Series 
1:07:31 | Sebastin Kolman wins MSPT Sycuan
1:08:36 | RGPS Seminole Coconut Creek winners
1:10:44 | EPT Monte Carlo is in full swing – Mateos & Dzivielevski among early winners
1:18:28 | Sponsor: WPT Global
1:19:19 | WPT Choctaw coming May 13-16
1:20:20 | MSPT Jack Cleveland and The Lodge Championship Series
1:21:35 | Are you ready for the 2022 WSOP?