Sep 9, 2020
In a special edition of the PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring, Chad Holloway, and Jeff Platt pay tribute to Mike Sexton, whose recent passing after a cancer battle left the entire poker world in mourning.
Not only do they share their own personal experiences and favorite stories, but they also talk with those close to Sexton including Linda Johnson, Jan Fisher, Maria Ho, Tony Dunst, Adam Pliska, Vince Van Patten, Nolan Dalla, Remko Rinkema, Antonio Esfandiari, and even his own brother, Jeff Sexton.
Tears are shed, laughs are had, and memories relived in this tribute to a poker legend, a consummate gentleman, and the greatest ambassador the game has ever seen.
01:30 | First news that came as such a shock
09:25 | Maria Ho shares her thoughts
26:30 | Linda Johnson joins the show to give deep insights into Mike Sexton
34:30 | Mike Sexton was a dancer!!
39:15 | Jan Fisher shares Mike Sexton hustle story
42:50 | Nolan Dalla explains how Mike was essential in his book about Stu Unger
52:48 | Remko Rinkema reveals his experience and understanding of Mike Sexton
01:06:00 | Adam Pliska & Vince Van Patten from Mike Sexton’s WPT family
01:28:00 | Some unknown elements of Mike Sexton through the eyes of Tony Dunst
01:33:45 | Why every poker player should be more like Mike Sexton according to Antonio Esfandiari
01:36:20 | Mike’s brother Jeff Sexton shares thoughts on Mike Sexton from outside of poker