Feb 18, 2022
In the latest PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring and Chad Holloway talk about living it up in Vegas, dive into the weight-loss bet between Doug Polk and Bill Perkins, share how Liv Boeree and Igor Kurganov are connected to billionaire Elon Musk, and recap the 2022 PokerGO Cup.
They also preview Season 9 of High Stakes Poker, which debuts Monday on PokerGo, recap winners from the WSOP Circuit Isle Casino Pompano Park and MSPT Venetian Poker Bowl VI stops, and discuss Chad's recent op-ed on how to best change the Poker Hall of Fame.
In the guest department, Chad sat with Wynn's director of poker operations Ryan Beauregard, and tournament director Ray Pulford to preview the upcoming Wynn Millions, which runs from February 21-March 20. Chad also caught up with 2009 World Series of Poker (WSOP) November Niner Steve Begleiter for a "Where Are They Now" session. Begleiter shares memories and highlights from his run, which includes a Phil Ivey story you don't want to miss!
00:01 | Welcome to the show
00:50 | Living it up in Vegas
03:05 | Doug Polk and Bill Perkins $200K weight loss Prop Bet
07:20 | Liv Boeree & Igor Kurganov connected to billionaire Elon Musk
10:50 | Visiting Richard Branson’s island
11:56 | The time Chad almost crushed Liv Boeree
14:00 | Will Dan Bilzerian battle a future NFL owner for $100M?
21:00 | High Stakes Poker Season 9 to debut on PokerGO
22:32 | Jeremy Ausmus and Sean Perry slay PokerGO Cup
24:51 | Mask mandate lifted in Las Vegas
25:40 | Wynn Millions coming up Feb. 21-March 20
27:14 | Guests: Wynn Director of Poker Operations Ryan Beauregard & TD Ray Pulford
29:58 | Launching the Mystery Bounty format
30:50 | Five High Rollers added to the schedule
35:15 | Sponsor: GGPoker
36:20 | Ron West wins MSPT Poker Bowl VI at Venetian; Johnnie Vibes 2nd place
38:00 | Winners from the WSOP Circuit Isle Casino Pompano Park
40:46 | Chad’s Op-Ed on the Poker Hall of Fame
53:05 | Where Are They Now? – Interview w/ 2009 November Niner Steve Begleiter
1:00:35 | Remembering Darvin Moon
1:02:30 | What it was like being a part of the November Nine process
1:05:00 | Phil Ivey story