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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.


Feb 27, 2021

On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring, Chad Holloway, and Jeff Platt talk about the odds of a 2021 World Series of Poker taking place this summer, breakdown the recent passing of an online poker bill in the North Dakota house of representatives (complete with audio), and explore the bad blood between Daniel Negreanu and Ryan Fee.

They also highlight the strong start to the 2021 PokerStars MICOOP in Michigan, Ankush Mandavia winning the CardPlayer Poker Tour Venetian, Niklas Astedt making his 10th final table of Super Millions, and the official end of Full Tilt Poker.

Finally, they welcome guests Vivian Saliba and Daiva Byrne, who talk all things 888poker and GGPoker respectively.

Time Stamps
00:24 | Welcome to the show
01:30 | Rep. Jim Kasper making it happen
03:50 | AUDIO – North Dakota house passes online poker bill
07:42 | What’s the next step w/ the North Dakota bill?
08:50 | No love lost between Daniel Negreanu and Ryan Fee
11:40 | Ankush Mandavia wins CardPlayer Poker Tour Venetian
13:26 | Chad going to fire his first-ever WPT Main Event
14:40 | When will Sarah get her Origins Gaming Table?
17:07 | Gueat Vivian “Vivi” Saliba joins the show
19:05 | Moving to Austria at the beginning of the pandemic
22:48 | Transitioning from live to online play
25:45 | Starting to stream on Twitch
28:42 | Designing a streaming schedule
32:30 | When will 888poker have another live event?
33:53 | 888poker introduces new tournaments
39:40 | Why is 888poker is “Made to Play”?
42:00 | PokerStars MICOOP off to a great start
45:30 | Sponsor: GGPoker w/ Kevin Martin
46:40 | Niklas Astedt makes 10th final table of Super Millions
47:55 | Guest Daiva Byrne joins the show (interview w/ Jason Glatzer)
1:27:42 | Full Tilt Poker is officially dead
1:33:00 | Will there be a live WSOP this summer?
1:36:40 | ESPN 2 to air WSOP starting Feb. 28 5 p.m PST
01:41:50 | Oddschecker Ad