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Jeff Platt and Chad Holloway discuss the latest Aussie Millions news, dive into the partypoker MILLIONS UK, and recap the World Series of Poker Circuit Choctaw Durant complete with a winner interview from Main Event champ Dustin Shoonover. Timestamps 00:05 | Welcome to the show 00:55 | Chad’s celebrity run in at Packers vs. Seahawks game 03:17 | Sponsor: Run It Once 05:06 | Chance Kornuth leads WPT Gardens final table 09:40 | Anton Suarez wins partypoker MILLIONS UK for $1,000,000 12:51 | Toby Lewis wins Aussie Millions ring for third year in a row 13:04 | Chad’s WSOP Europe Toby Lewis tale 15:08 | Jorryt Van Hoof ships $25K PLO three days after getting engaged 17:14 | Lynn Gilmartin enlists poker world to help battle Australian bushfires 19:05 | Recapping WSOP Circuit Choctaw 20:32 | Winner interview w/ Dustin Shoonover 21:40 | Steve McCartney WSOPC Choctaw Casino Champ

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Posted: January 19, 2020, 11:44 pm

Chad Holloway chats with GPI President Eric Danis about the Global Poker Awards, which will take place on Friday, March 6, 2020 in the PokerGO Studio at ARIA Resort & Casino. Topics include new voting process, fan participation, additional caterogies, and more. Time Stamps 00:25 | New changes in store for upcoming awards 00:49 | Emphasis on more notice for awards show 03:15 | Revamped and refined voting process 10:45 | New categories – 25 trophies to be awarded 13:13 | What about Joey Ingram’s Mike Postle videos? 15:20 | People’s Choice – how fans will play a big role 16:25 | Breaking down the “Hand of the Year” award 18:24 | Power Couple: Alex Foxen & Kristen Bicknell GPI POYs 22:36 | What to expect from awards night at PokerGO Studio 24:35 | Eric’s hosting duties during the show 26:25 | When fans can expect the voting process to begin

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Posted: January 16, 2020, 4:58 pm

With Sarah Herring on maternity leave, Chad Holloway joins Jeff Platt as co-host for the latest PokerNews Podcast. They talk about the wildfires during the 2020 Aussie Millions, Maurice Hawkins capturing his record 14th gold bracelet, the Global Poker Award categories, and more. This week's sponsors: Run It Once and Oddschecker US! www.runitonce.eu www.oddschecker.com Time Stamps: 00:04 | Welcome to the show 01:30 | Jeff’s time at WPT500 Gardens 02:33 | Sponsor: Run It Once 03:20 | Update on the Run It Once Phil Galfond Challenge 05:40 | Jason Somerville and PokerStars part ways 08:02 | 2020 Aussie Millions is underway 10:27 | Australia hit by devastating fires – Crown denotes AUD$5 million 12:50 | Kahle Burns wins partypoker LIVE Millions Super High Roller 14:40 | Griffin Paul wins WPT500 Gardens for $175K 15:45 | Maurice Hawkins extends WSOP Circuit lead to 14 rings 16:57 | Mike Postle accused of avoiding court summons 18:52 | New voting process and categories for Global Poker Awards

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Posted: January 12, 2020, 3:54 pm

William Hung, who rose to fame in 2004 after his “She Bangs” audition on American Idol, is headed to Vegas this month to participate in the Ante 4 Autism charity event hosted by Karina Jett at Golden Nugget. Time Stamps 00:35 | Playing poker in Los Angeles 01:01 | $58K in lifetime tournament earnings 01:40 | William Hung’s poker origin 03:00 | Was American Idol a positive experience? 04:04 | Playing against Johnny Chan 04:30 | 12th Annual Ante 4 Autism 06:45 | Trips to Las Vegas & WSOP 08:00 | Playing the WSOP Main Event 09:30 | Which American Idol judge would make the best poker player

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Posted: January 10, 2020, 8:04 pm

With Sarah Herring on maternity leave, Chad Holloway joins Jeff Platt as co-host for the latest PokerNews Podcast. This week's episode, which is sponsored by Upswing Poker, focuses on PokerNews list of "Top 10" Poker Stories from 2019. Those include Daniel Negreanu's rollercoaster year, the WSOP Player of the Year debacle, Phil Ivey's ongoing battle with Borgata, and more. This week's sponsors: Upswing Poker and Oddschecker US! Time Stamps 00:24 | Welcome to the show 01:10 | Special episode brought to you by Upswing Poker - [URL="www.upswingpoker.com"]www.upswingpoker.com[/URL] 02:51 | Online poker launches in Pennsylvania 05:44 | Rio sold – future of WSOP? 12:45 | Mike Postle cheating allegations 16:48 | Daniel Negreanu’s rollercoaster 2019 21:17 | One of the craziest days in WSOP Main Event history 26:50 | Phil Ivey vs. Borgata saga continues 32:39 | 2019 WSOP Player of the Year debacle 37:02 | Remembering those the poker world lost in 2019 41:50 | Triton Millions – A Helping Hand for Charity 44:54 | partypoker bans HUDS & require screenname changes 47:20 | Upcoming plans

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Posted: January 3, 2020, 9:19 pm

Chad and Jeff present to you the PokerNews Weekly Podcast as they cross paths at the Wynn casino in Las Vegas. In this podcast they talk about the WPT, LAPC and the PSPC where Scott Baumstein who made a final table finish in this years PSPC has won a platinum pass for next years one! Timestamps 0:23 | Baby Vera Kate Herring has arrived! 1:15 | Sponsor: [URL="https://once.run/pnpod" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"]Run It Once[/URL] (Click link for special PN Pod rakeback deal.) Make your first deposit, and get splashing! 3:10 | WPT Five Diamond sets record at Bellagio 5:00 | Two new inductees into WPT Honors – Deb Giardina & Matt Savage 6:15 | Interview w/ Matt Savage 7:19 | Thoughts on Five Diamond re-entries 10:11 | WPT Honors – What is means to him 11:55 | LAPC Preview 13:12 | Huge turnout for Wynn Winter Classic 15:14 | Moneymaker’s Road to the PSCP Seminole Hard Rock 16:13 | Interview w/ Platinum Pass winner Scott Baumstein 17:53 | Mikalai Pobal wins EPT Prague to become two-time champ 19:54 | Jesse Martin wins DraftKings competition for $2 million 21:35 | Jeff & Chad guests on other podcasts

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Posted: December 22, 2019, 1:47 pm

EPT 2019 is a wrap! Although it was a little chilly here in Prague the poker action was hot all week. Here's a quick round up of some of the highlights from EPT Prague 2019.

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Posted: December 18, 2019, 6:23 pm

Mikalai Pobal has just become the first male TWO time EPT Main Event champion after defeating 1,153 other players and banking himself an enormous €1,005,600! Oliver Biles was on hand to speak to him straight after he won and finds out how he feels about winning his second EPT Main Event title, the fact that he actually satellited into this event and how his family feel about him winning the tournament after mainly travelling to Prague for a holiday!

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Posted: December 17, 2019, 6:28 pm

Fintan Hand AKA EasyWithAces has grown a huge audience from streaming poker on Twitch and is currently one of the most viewed streamers within the poker realm. With the #DareToStream challenge that PokerStars are currently running we thought it would be useful to get Fintan to give us his top 5 tips on how to be a successful twitch poker streamer.

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Posted: December 17, 2019, 4:19 pm

Sam Grafton has had an incredible 2019. He's cashed for over $2,500,000 in live tournaments which is almost more than double what he's cashed for in the past 10 years. Oliver catches up with him during EPT Prague and plays a classic game of 'Calling The Clock'. In this video you will find out what Sam would be doing if he wasn't a poker player, his favourite live poker stop and who he is most afraid of at the poker table!

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Posted: December 17, 2019, 3:24 pm

GJReggie and pyefacepoker are the two newest ambassadors for PokerStars Team Pro Online and they have recently launched a promotion named #DareToStream giving poker players the chance to win one of two exclusive platinum passes. Find out in this video exactly how you can enter this competition and a couple of tips to get yourselves noticed by the judges!

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Posted: December 16, 2019, 6:14 pm

Danny Tang has burst onto the high stakes tournament scene this year with over $6,000,000 in live tournament cashes which is more than his combined last 6 years of playing. Oliver caught up with him to play a fun game of Never Have I Ever. Has Danny ever been arrested? Has he ever given someone a black eye? Watch this video to find out!

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Posted: December 16, 2019, 2:52 pm
We’ve moved! Search PokerNews Podcast on iTunes or your favorite podcatcher, or go to https://audioboom.com/channel/pokernews-podcast. New RSS: https://audioboom.com/channels/4705206.rss See you there! 
Posted: June 5, 2016, 8:23 pm
We’ve moved! Search PokerNews Podcast on iTunes or your favorite podcatcher, or go to https://audioboom.com/channel/pokernews-podcast. New RSS: https://audioboom.com/channels/4705206.rss See you there! 
Posted: June 5, 2016, 8:23 pm
Donnie is joined by JASON SOMERVILLE (!!!) in the Biggest Little City in the World for Run it Up Reno. 
Posted: May 29, 2016, 4:42 pm
Donnie is joined by JASON SOMERVILLE (!!!) in the Biggest Little City in the World for Run it Up Reno. 
Posted: May 29, 2016, 4:42 pm
The TOPDOLLARMAN himself, Paul Newey joins Remko at WPT Amsterdam. 
Posted: May 27, 2016, 8:59 pm
Howard Lederer dropped a bomb on Thursday, so naturally, Rich and Donnie discuss. They also try to meet Chicago Joey’s 10-voicemail challenge, to get an Isildur1 interview. 
Posted: May 20, 2016, 4:36 am
Remko, a faux Canadian, sits down with actual Canadian Max Greenwood to talk about his poker journey, his fellow poker-playing brothers, and more. 
Posted: May 19, 2016, 4:33 pm
Jason Mercier joins Remko to talk about prop betting at the World Series of Poker, his three-bracelet bet against Vanessa Selbst, and some of the high-stakes cash games he’s dabbling in. 
Posted: May 11, 2016, 4:01 pm
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