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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 9, 2023

On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Chad Holloway, Connor Richards, and Matt Hansen come at you from the PokerStars 2023 North American Poker Tour (NAPT) at Resorts World Las Vegas. They recap some of the early side event winners, fill you in on the Main Event, and dive into the return of the Big Game featuring two new loose cannons.

Connor then chats with Jesse Lonis, who won the NAPT Super High Roller, while Chad catches up with Poker Hall of Famer Scotty Nguyen, who made his way to Vegas for the NAPT. Finally, Matt interviewed PokerStars Ambassador Parker "Tonkaaaa" Talbot, who bagged up a big stack in the $1,650 Main Event.

Additionally, the crew recap winners from the 2023 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Europe, which is currently taking place at King's Casino in Rozvadov, as well as their decision to have a leprechaun emcee their mystery bounty event. Toss in a discussion on Shawn Sheikhan receiving a four-year prison sentence, and it's a show not to be missed.

Time Stamps
*Time | Topic*
00:23 | Welcome to the show
00:40 | How’s the PokerStars NAPT going?
02:30 | Kyna England, Anthony Askey & Kfir Nahum win NAPT side events
03:30 | Jesse Lonis wins NAPT High Roller
04:53 | Winner interview w/ Jesse Lonis
07:18 | How do you stay competitive?
08:00 | Playing as a family man
09:22 | NAPT interview w/ Scotty Nguyen
11:22 | The Big Game returns at NAPT – Two ‘Loose Cannons’ selected
16:15 | Interview w/ PokerStars Ambassador Parker “Tonkaaaa” Talbot
19:00 | WSOP Europe gold bracelet winners
20:42 | A leprechaun during the Mystery Bounty event
24:34 | WSOP Paradise less than a month away
25:44 | Shawn Sheikhan sentenced to 4 years in prison
30:00 | Making winner picks for the NAPT