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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.


Apr 7, 2022

In the latest PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring, Chad Holloway, and Jesse Fullen discuss the recent road trip across the Lone Star State as a part of PokerNews' Texas Week, as well as the PolkerNews April Fool's Day prank.

They also talk about poker player Filippos Liakounakos allegedly being involved in a $500K Bitcoin scam, highlight early Triton Cyprus winners, Sean Winter winning the US Poker Open, Matt Berkey blinking a BetMGM March Poker Mania Main Event, and highlight this weekend's WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown.

Finally, Chad offers an update on Dan Bekavac making players whole in the Midway Poker Tour payout debacle, and the crew remembers poker columnist George Epstein, who recently passed away at 95.

Time Stamps
00:24 | Welcome to the show
01:00 | Meeting up with Sarah in Texas
02:45 | PolkerNews April Fool’s Day prank
06:51 | Sponsor: Natural 8
07:25 | Sponsor: 888poker
09:09 | Poker player accused of $500K Bitcoin scam
16:13 | Triton Cyprus exciting poker world; Nemeth & Mulder among early winners 
21:44 | Sean Winter finally wins US Poker Open after back-to-back runner-up finishes
25:00 | Matt Berkey wins big in BetMGM March Poker Mania
27:00 | Update on Midway Poker Tour payout debacle; Bekavac begins making players whole
31:24 | Poker columnist George Epstein passes away at 95
35:40 | WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Main Event this weekend
36:00 | Congratulations to Kristen Bicknell & Alex Foxen getting hitched!
37:10 | Poker booming in Florida, Texas, and Vegas