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Hear from all your favorite pros as they guest on the PokerNews Podcast. Listen to Doug Polk talk about reaching into the crypto space, Daniel Negreanu on pursuing his passion, and Phil Hellmuth tells you exactly what makes him the greatest. Plus Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt bring you up to speed on all the latest news and gossip from the poker community.Follow Sarah's Twitter @AuntyChardonnay and Jeff Platt @JeffPlatt Tweet about the podcast at #PNPodOr PokerNews Twitter @PokerNews for more!

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Hear from all your favorite pros as they guest on the PokerNews Podcast. Listen to Doug Polk talk about reaching into the crypto space, Daniel Negreanu on pursuing his passion, and Phil Hellmuth tells you exactly what makes him the greatest. Plus Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt bring you up to speed on all the latest news and gossip from the poker community.Follow Sarah's Twitter @AuntyChardonnay and Jeff Platt @JeffPlatt Tweet about the podcast at #PNPodOr PokerNews Twitter @PokerNews for more!

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Gambling stories

By dwizzlenuts - Jun 25 2018
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Absolutely love Sean Chaffins true gambling stories here on poker news

F Remko!

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Love the job you guys are doing and please keep up the good work!

iTunes Ratings

119 Ratings
Average Ratings
95
5
2
7
10

Gambling stories

By dwizzlenuts - Jun 25 2018
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Absolutely love Sean Chaffins true gambling stories here on poker news

F Remko!

By Brutal Thinker - Sep 27 2016
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Love the job you guys are doing and please keep up the good work!

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PokerNews Podcast

Latest release on Jan 14, 2021

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Rank #1: PokerNews Podcast: Daniel Negreanu on Deeb, Polk & POY Error

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One of the biggest superstars in the game, [B]Daniel Negreanu[/B], joins the [B]PokerNews Podcast[/B] for a wide-ranging conversation that includes a discussion surrounding the [B]World Series of Poker Player of the Year[/B] race, and the clerical error that came with it.

Negreanu talks about what it was like to find out that he actually hadn't won WSOP POY, and what he'd like to see changed in the race in the future. Plus, what's next for him after the WSOP grind, and his thoughts on presidential candidate [B]Andrew Yang[/B].

Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt also discuss the ongoing Poker Masters, and the exciting race for the Purple Jacket. Kristen Bicknell becomes the first woman to win a Poker Masters event, what kind of significance does that accomplishment carry with it?

Nov 15 2019

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Rank #2: PokerNews Podcast: Amnon Filippi Talks Return to Poker After Years in Prison

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Chad Holloway joins Jeff Platt as co-host for the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast.

This week they welcome guest Amnon Filippi, the longtime poker pro who spent several years in prison after federal marijuana legal troubles. Filippi talks about what happened, what it was like in the inside, and getting back to playing poker.

Jeff & Chad also discuss Phil Galfond returning to the "Galfond Challenge," the Coronavirus, dogs being allowed in poker rooms, and recap both the WPT LAPC Main Event and the WSOPC Horseshoe Hammond stop.

This week's sponsors: Natural8, GG Poker, Oddschecker US, and Run It Once.

Mar 05 2020

55mins

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Rank #3: PokerNews Podcast: Shaun Deeb

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It's certainly been an action-packed week in the poker world. Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt are back with another episode of the PokerNews Podcast to break it all down. 

Daniel Dvoress notches his first major title, as he takes down Super High Roller Bowl Bahamas for more than $4 million. Jeff takes us through his impressive run. partypoker Team Pro Anatoly Filatov also takes down a tournament in the Bahamas!  

Jeff reveals PokerGO's latest project, The Big Blind, a game show that he hosts. He and Sarah (a contestant) take everyone through what this show consists of, and why it should make for an entertaining viewing experience!

Then, Sarah chats with Shaun Deeb about, you guessed it, the WSOP Player of the Year race. He shares his thoughts on the WSOP clerical error made, Robert Campbell, and Daniel Negreanu. 

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Nov 21 2019

1hr 39mins

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Rank #4: PokerNews Podcast: Jeff Boski on Postle Scandal

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Another wild week in the scandal surrounding Mike Postle and Stones Gambling Hall. Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt are here with another PokerNews Podcast episode to break it all down. 

A lawsuit is filed for tens of millions of dollars in damages by 25 plaintiffs against Postle, Stones and other parties. Sarah and Jeff recap the civil suit plus discuss what the developer behind the graphics system being used had to say about everything going on. 

Then, Sarah chats with popular poker vlogger Jeff Boski. What was it like to play with Postle on stream? Boski will fill you in. 

Plus, Sarah and Jeff recap a bit of drama going on with Johnnie Vibes and Jared Jaffee. And, the incredible success story that was WPT Australia, the PN Pod dives into the big numbers!

Oct 11 2019

1hr 29mins

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Rank #5: PokerNews Podcast: WSOP Drama

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What a way to kick off the World Series of Poker. All the big fields, and all the drama. 

Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt break down week one of the WSOP. They start by looking at the $50k High Roller, which drew quite the spotlight. Not just for the winner, Ben Heath, but for a healthy amount of controversy that popped up. 

Sarah and Jeff run through Sam Soverel's out-of-turn fold in a massive spot, and what other players had to say about it. 

Plus, Alex Epstein wins the $10k Short Deck, the low buyin No-Limit Hold'em events continue to draw incredible turnouts, and Sarah starts to make her way to Las Vegas!

Jun 07 2019

45mins

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Rank #6: PokerNews Podcast: Strelitz Takes Home First Bracelet

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We're about two weeks in to the 50th World Series of Poker. Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt break down the top stories from the Rio. 

Daniel Strelitz wins his first WSOP bracelet, taking down the $5k event against an absolutely stacked final table. 

How can the $10k Heads-Up Championship become more prestigious? Sarah and Jeff discuss. 

Plus, Scott Clemens and Frankie O'Dell each find bracelet number three, Jordan Young takes a step back from Solve for Why as he publicly explains what he's been going through, and Kevin Roster embarks on a remarkable journey to the WSOP Main Event. 

Jun 11 2019

45mins

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Rank #7: PokerNews Podcast: The Greatest Poker Tournament in the World

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The Main Event at the 50th Annual World Series of Poker is underway! Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt get together for another episode of the PokerNews Podcast to preview the greatest tournament in the world. 

Plus, Nick Schulman wins his third WSOP bracelet, Robert Campbell becomes the first multiple bracelet winner this summer, and Tom Marchese takes down the partypoker MILLIONS event at Aria. 

Jul 04 2019

34mins

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Rank #8: PokerNews Podcast: WSOP Kicks Off, WPT Wraps Up

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The World Series of Poker is in full swing!  Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt break down what happened in the first couple days of what's already an action-packed WSOP.  

Sarah is still in Barcelona, she takes a look at Martin Jacobson's run in the 888poker LIVE Main Event. 

Jeff was a part of the broadcast for the $10k Super Turbo Bounty final table, which featured an appearance from Daniel Negreanu. 

An absolutely massive turnout for the Big Fifty, which sets an attendance record. 

Jeff attended a World Poker Tour press conference, and spoke with President/CEO Adam Pliska, Vice President of Global Tour Management Angelica Hael, and Executive Tour Director Matt Savage. 

Jun 04 2019

54mins

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Rank #9: PokerNews Podcast: A Cool $10 Million to First

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The numbers are in! Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt dissect the turnout, and the prize pool, for the 2019 WSOP Main Event on this episode of the PokerNews Podcast.

Plus, what big names remain in the event, and what stars are busto. Speaking of busto, Sarah and Jeff discuss the Phil Hellmuth bluff, bustout, and blowup.

Jeff takes us through his experience of playing the Main, and Sarah answers some questions on how the Main Event can draw more women into the field.

Jul 09 2019

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Rank #10: PokerNews Podcast: Ivey Watch Heats Up

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Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt kick off this episode of the PokerNews Podcast with a look at the Poker Players Championship, as Phil Ivey enters Day 3 of the prestigious event as chip leader. 

Plus, Dash Dudley wins the $10k Pot-Limit Omaha Championship, and Kevin Gerhart takes down the $1500 Razz.

Sarah recaps her conversations with Fedor Holz and partypoker's Rob Yong.

And she and Jeff reignite a debate on the Poker Hall of Fame finalists.

Jun 27 2019

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Rank #11: PokerNews Podcast: Five-Time HPT Champ Greg Raymer & Another Win for JC Tran

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Chad Holloway joins Jeff Platt as co-host for the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast.

This week they welcome guest Greg Raymer, who is fresh off winning his record fifth Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) title. 

Jeff & Chad also discuss the latest Aussie Millions news, talk Doug Polk's perceived snub in the Global Poker Awards, and break down the World Series of Poker Circuit Thunder Valley stop, which includes winner interviews with Jaime Haletky and JC Tran.

This week's sponsors: Run It Once and Oddschecker US!

Jan 25 2020

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Rank #12: PokerNews Podcast: Garry Gates

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That's a wrap on the richest poker tournament in history. Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt recap the Triton Million on this episode of the PokerNews Podcast. They discuss Aaron Zang's win, Bryn Kenney's incredible run, and what that means for the all-time money list.

Plus, Jeff has a seat on Poker After Dark for "Open Seat Week". The two chat about how Jeff is feeling prior to his PAD debut.

Then, Sarah sits down for an in-depth, wide-ranging conversation with 2019 WSOP Main Event fourth-place finisher Garry Gates!

Aug 08 2019

1hr 33mins

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Rank #13: PokerNews Podcast: Bryn Kenney

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He's one of the top names in the poker world, and he sits down with Sarah Herring on this episode of the PokerNews Podcast. She chats with the new leader on the all-time money list, Bryn Kenney!

Sarah talks with the second-place finisher at the Triton Million about his London experience, staying on top of the all-time money list, and more!

Plus, she and Jeff Platt recap the week in Rosvodov at the partypoker Live MILLIONS Europe event. A Phil Ivey sighting, a massive cooler that goes Kristin Bicknell's way, and Tony G celebrates a Triton win. Jeff also takes us through his experience on Poker After Dark!

Aug 17 2019

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Rank #14: PokerNews Podcast: Top 10 Stories of 2019

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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!

Jan 02 2020

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Rank #15: PokerNews Podcast: The Main Event is Down to Five!

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Just five players remain in the World Series of Poker Main Event. Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt are back once again at the Rio to preview the night's action on poker's grandest stage.

Plus, they recap the final table's first night. What in the world was going on with Kevin Maahs, why was he tanking so often? And who shined the most on night one?

Sarah and Jeff also make their predictions for the upcoming final table action!

Jul 16 2019

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Rank #16: PokerNews Podcast: Hennigan Wins Sixth WSOP Bracelet

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Two Poker Hall of Famers fight for a bracelet in the $10k Seven-Card Stud Championship. Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt break down the epic headsup battle between John Hennigan and Daniel Negreanu on the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast. 

Jeff has some strong feelings on the live viewing experience at the WSOP, he and Sarah discuss what steps can be taken to help the fans at the Rio. 

Plus, Joseph Cheong and Ismael Bojang take themselves off of the "Best Players to Have Never Won a Bracelet" list, and PokerNews Presenter Sasha Salinger makes a deep run in a WSOP Online Bracelet Event. 

Jun 21 2019

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Rank #17: Phil Galfond Opens Up About Becoming RIO Player

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Phil Galfond is one of the best poker players in the world, and he jumped into running a poker site with the same brilliant and logical mind that took him as far as he is as a player.  He recently endeavored to become a "player" again on his own site in order to gain an authentic and realistic perspective on Run it Once.  He also live streamed most of his experience to share with the world and the results have been nothing short of illuminating.  Galfond joins Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt for the PokerNews Podcast to discuss his revelations and expectations for the future.  

Sep 12 2019

1hr 14mins

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Rank #18: PokerNews Podcast: World Series of Poker Recap

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That is a wrap on the 2019 World Series of Poker. Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt get together to recap the top storylines from the Main Event on the PokerNews Podcast.

What were Hossein Ensan and Dario Sammartino feeling like after an incredible heads-up battle for the bracelet? How good of an ambassador will Ensan be for the game? Sarah and Jeff discuss.

Plus, Phil Hellmuth makes another WSOP final table, while doing break desk commentary. The PN Pod breaks down Hellmuth's wild couple days.

Jul 20 2019

49mins

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Rank #19: PokerNews Podcast: The Main Event Final Table is Set!

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We are down to nine in the WSOP Main Event!  Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt discuss the action leading up to the final table of the biggest poker tournament of the year.

Plus, they take a look at each of the nine players who will battle for the $10 million first-place prize.

And, Sarah and Jeff recap a controversial hand that resulted in Nicholas Marchington doubling through Dario Sammartino.

Jul 14 2019

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Rank #20: PokerNews Podcast: Stones Scandal

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Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt have no problem choosing what to lead off with in this episode of the PokerNews Podcast. They take a deep dive into the cheating scandal surrounding Mike Postle and Stones Live.

Joey Ingram's investigation videos on YouTube set the stage for the discussion, as Sarah and Jeff go over multiple points of evidence against Postle. 

Plus, the two chat about Flutter's merger with The Stars Group, and what that could mean for the future of PokerStars.  Then, Sarah brings on Ray from the "Confessions of a Market Maker" business podcast.

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Oct 04 2019

1hr 4mins

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