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PokerNews Podcast 514: Ali Imsirovic, Maria Ho

That is a wrap on the 2018 Poker Masters! Jeff Platt was there, and he breaks it all down with Sarah Herring on this episode of the PokerNews Podcast. Two titles in one week was not enough for David Peters to win the purple jacket, as Ali Imsirovic barely clipped him for the Poker Masters title. Jeff caught up with Ali after he was presented with the prestigious jacket. Plus, Maria Ho continues to immerse herself in the poker broadcasting world. Jeff spends a few minutes talking to her about...


PokerNews Podcast 513: The Race for the Purple Jacket

The Poker Masters is in full swing, Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt break it all down in this episode of the PokerNews Podcast. Will the easy path to the purple jacket for Brandon Adams continue? Or will some roadblocks pop up along the way? Plus, the WCOOP and Powerfest offer some of the biggest online prize pools of the season. Ole Schemion makes his presence felt on the online felt. And, it's another Phil Ivey gambling story to share! This time, it's Ivey schooling some professional golfers...


PokerNews Podcast 512: EPT Barcelona Review & Poker Masters Preview

The poker season is heating up, Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt bring you the top storylines in Episode 512 of the PokerNews Podcast. EPT Barcelona just wrapped up, the crew recaps the record-breaking Main Event, plus a huge high roller win for Max Silver. The Purple Jacket is up for grabs as the Poker Masters starts this weekend, Sarah and Jeff spoke with Poker Central's Vice President of Content Sam Simmons to preview the upcoming tournament series. The PokerNews Podcast Network fam joins...


PokerNews Podcast 511: Bernard Lee

One of the hottest stops on the tour, EPT Barcelona, is underway. Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt break down the top storylines from the festival. Sergio Garcia showed up at the Main Event! Sarah relives a hilarious story about covering him years ago. Plus, winners are crowned at the Bicycle Casino and Foxwoods, and Doug Polk completes an intimidating bankroll challenge. Sarah and Jeff welcome Bernard Lee to the PokerNews Podcast Network. They talk about what listeners can expect from Bernard's...


PokerNews Podcast 510: Kayla 'WinoPoker' Voogd

It's Episode 510 of the PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring is finally back in the US of A, and she and Jeff Platt dive into what's going on in the poker world. Poker After Dark ensured that mid-August would not be a dead time in the industry, the "Masters of the Main" week provided plenty of entertainment. John Cynn, Kelly Minkin, and Randall Emmett all starred in some pretty memorable moments. Plus, PokerStars is giving away more Platinum Passes, Maurice Hawkins and "Crouton's Uncle" notch...


PokerNews Podcast 509: Anatoly Filatov, Niall Farrell, Simon Trumper

It's all over at Casino Sochi, as partypoker wraps up its MILLIONS Live Russia stop with the Main Event, that Anatoly Filatov took down. Sarah Herring caught up with Filatov after his win in an emotional interview. Then, Sarah & Jeff Platt dive into Filatov's career, and what this win means for him. Plus, Sarah drives into some hand analysis with Niall Farrell, who found himself in a tricky spot during the Main Event. She also finds Simon Trumper at Casino Sochi, the two talk about the...


PokerNews Podcast 508: Sochi's Super High Rollers (& Lack of Luggage)

Sarah Herring might not have her luggage in Russia, but she does have a microphone, and that's good enough for her and Jeff Platt to record Episode 508 of the PokerNews Podcast. The Triton Super High Roller tournaments move to Casino Sochi, home of the partypoker Live MILLIONS Russia stop. Sarah and Jeff get into the details of the $50k High Roller, and what kind of problems the $100k Super High Roller ran into on Day 1\. They also dive into the partypoker MILLIONS Main Event, and what the...


PokerNews Podcast 507: Jeff Boski

It's another episode of the PokerNews Podcast! Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt break down all that is happening in the poker world, where the focus is once again on the Triton High Roller Series in South Korea. Mikita Badziakouski notches his second consecutive Triton High Roller Series Main Event title, Sam Greenwood speaks out on the high roller circuit, and Bryn Kenney discusses his "lone wolf" status. Plus, Antonio Esfandiari and Kevin Hart have made a pretty ridiculous boxing bet, Sarah...


PokerNews Podcast 506: WPT Season Underway, Short Deck Craze Continues

The World Series of Poker may be over, but the poker action has not come to an end. Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt take you through another jam-packed week in this episode of the PokerNews Podcast. The World Poker Tour season has kicked off, Simon Lam takes down the inaugural Hawaiian Gardens WPT event. Men Nguyen finished in third place, and drew plenty of attention along the way. South Korea plays host to the Triton High Roller Series, and that means more short deck action. Nick Schulman...


PokerNews Podcast 505: John Cynn, Justin Bonomo, Ali Nejad

It's the mega World Series of Poker wrap-up episode of the PokerNews Podcast. Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt recap the WSOP Main Event and the Big One For One Drop, and they take a look at the Player of the Year race. You'll hear from World Series of Poker Main Event champion John Cynn, and the runner-up Tony Miles. Plus, Jeff caught up with play-by-play announcer/break desk host Ali Nejad to recap the entire summer, and to examine what makes his partnership with Nick Schulman work so well....


PokerNews Podcast 504: The Main Event Wraps Up

It's the greatest time of the year: the final table of the World Series of Poker Main Event. Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt bring you all the coverage from the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino as the tournament enters its final day. Plus, Shaun Deeb wins the $10k Six-Max to take the lead in the World Series of Poker Player of the Year race. We talk about the upcoming $1 million Big One for One Drop, and check in with some of the PokerNews Live Reporting team for what else is going on at the WSOP....


PokerNews Podcast 503: From the WSOP Main Event!

It's Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt coming at you from the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas during the best time of the year: the World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table! They break down the biggest storylines from the biggest tournament of the year. Also, Phil Hellmuth wins WSOP Bracelet #15. We catch up with him after he wins the $5k Turbo event. Plus, John Hennigan and Mori Eskandani are the newest inductees into the Poker Hall of Fame. We break down the top stories in poker...


PokerNews Podcast 502: Phil Hellmuth, Joe Cada, Kelly Minkin, Parker Talbot, Tommy Angelo

The World Series of Poker Main Event is reaching its conclusion, and Sarah Herring and Chad Holloway are right there at the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino as it all goes down to bring you all the coverage. We chat with poker superstar Phil Hellmuth about his controversial table talk during the Main Event broadcast. 2009 Main Event Champion Joe Cada is making another deep run, we caught up with him as well. Kelly Minkin finishes as the "Last Woman Standing" in the Main for the second time in...


PokerNews Podcast 501: John Hesp, Ana Marquez, Vivian Saliba, Tom McEvoy

It's an absolutely jam-packed episode of the PokerNews Podcast, coming to you from the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas! One of poker's biggest celebrities, John Hesp, took some time to chat with Sarah at this year's Main Event. Plus, 888poker has a new ambassador, we catch up with Ana Marquez about what she brings to the table and how excited she is for her new role. 888poker Ambassador Vivian Saliba shares her thoughts as well on Ana being added to the team. Jeff tracks down poker author...


PokerNews Podcast 500: Phil Hellmuth, Chris Moorman, Lena Evans

The PokerNews Podcast has reached its 500th episode!! Thanks to all the fans who have supported this show along the way. A big show requires some big-name guests, and that's exactly what Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt have lined up for this episode. Jeff found poker superstars Phil Hellmuth and Chris Moorman in the hallways of the Rio during the World Series of Poker. And Sarah sat down with the founder of the Poker League of Nations, Lena Evans. Enjoy Episode 500!!


PokerNews Podcast 499: Dutch Boyd, Ryan Laplante

The World Series of Poker is in full swing, Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt take you through the summer's top headlines. They lead off with Michael Mizrachi's historic win in the $50,000 Poker Players Championship. Plus, Eric Baldwin grabs his second WSOP bracelet, and dedicates the title to his dad. Farhintaj Bonyadi becomes the first woman to win an event in this year's World Series of Poker, and Scott Bohlman snags his first gold bracelet. Then, Jeff roams the hallways of the Rio All-Suites...


PokerNews Podcast 498: WSOP Tales & Dr. Tricia Cardner

Back at it again from the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino, it's episode 498 of the PokerNews Podcast! Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt dive into the top stories at the World Series of Poker, and they also recap some of the more emotional moments of the summer. Then, poker author and player Dr. Tricia Cardner joins the show. She chats with Sarah about....well, a little bit of everything.


PokerNews Podcast 497: RecPoker & Lance Bradley

Back at it again from the World Series of Poker at the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino, it's episode 497 of the PokerNews Podcast. In this show, Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt bring on Steve Fredlund from the RecPoker Podcast to dive into the top stories at the WSOP, including Doyle Brunson's retirement and the Colossus event receiving attention from ESPN. Sarah and Jeff also talk to Steve about his podcast, and how poker can start to incorporate more and more recreational players. Steve made...


PokerNews Podcast 496: From the World Series of Poker

It's episode 496 of the PokerNews Podcast, coming to you from the World Series of Poker. PokerNews Head of Content Frank Op de Woerd joins Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt to break down the hottest stories from the first week of the WSOP. The crew has all eyes on Phil Ivey this summer, and they also go over the WSOP Player of the Year Race. Plus, how in the world did Kane Kalas knock off the legend that is John Smith in the $10k Heads-Up Championship event? Jeff wandered the hallways of the Rio...


PokerNews Podcast 495: Adam Pliska, Matthew Waxman, & Sam Simmons

The World Series of Poker is underway! Before Sarah Herring & Jeff Platt jump into their WSOP predictions, they dive into the World Poker Tour's season finale. Big changes are on the way for the WPT, Jeff sat down with President & CEO Adam Pliska to discuss what will be new and noteworthy for Season 17. Matthew Waxman takes the final title of Season 16. Waxman won the Tournament of Champions, for a cool $463,375. Nice way to start the summer grind. Jeff caught up with Waxman after his big...