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DAT Poker Podcast

A Podcast from Daniel Negreanu, Adam Schwartz, Terrence Chan and Ross Henry. Bringing you DAT exclusive news, views, strategy and interviews from the poker world!

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JRB On Losing To Hellmuth, Terribly Played Hands and Arguments Against GTO - DAT Poker Podcast Episode #3

This Week on DAT: The guys are joined off the top by Jean Robert Ballande to talk about a hand on Poker After Dark in whIch JRB dusted off a big stack to Hellmuth. Daniel’s return from Barcelona is also discussed which includes an ethical situation, and looking forwards to Poker Masters.   Top Stories: Charlie Carrel made a youtube video called “F*** GTO” where he argues against the way poker is trending and in favour of exploitative play and Daniel and Terrence discuss his thinking. Also discussed: Daniel’s full Masterclass series will be available this week and Jackie Glazer is voted off Australian Survivor. Some of the best tweets of the week are reviewed and the guys answer the first batch of mail to the podcast!    Please Rate & Review the show on your podcast app and Interact with us on twitter! We will be answering emails in the future so send them to datpokerpod@gmail.com

1hr 22mins

6 Sep 2018

Rank #1

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Jason Koon On How To Crush Your Game, Getting Cheated & More! - DAT Poker Podcast Episode #55

This Week on DAT Poker Pod: Jason Koon joins the guys to talk about his blog post about players acting slowly, but the conversation gets much deeper! To begin the guys talk potty training and sports in Vegas and answer a few twitter questions. Jason Koon then joins us to talk about his blog post and also explains studying poker, Mike Postle and 2 times he got cheated. Daniel Negreanu breaks down the GG Poker High Roller series starting today (Dec 1st) and how you can get involved for low roller prices. We’ve got a few voicemails too!    Leave us a voicemail for a future show at 1.775.434.2932

1hr 37mins

2 Dec 2019

Rank #2

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Staking Deal Ethics Controversy, Kassouf Gets Caught, Poker Masters & WCOOP Wrap Up - DAT Poker Podcast Episode #5

This week on DAT Poker: The guys begin the show with some gossip about Will Kassouf getting caught pocketing chips at the roulette table, a deal making decision and some BB ante discussion.    In the news: Cate Hall went public with an issue she had with her backer Chad Power. They had a disagreement about what was expected after Cate decided to quit poker while in make-up. The guys discuss what happened, their own staking experiences and what they believe the correct course of action should be. Also Poker Masters has finished with Ali Imsirovic taking home the jacket, and WCOOP is coming to an end with some notable names taking down some events. The guys then review some Sweet Tweets and have some funny anecdotes before wrapping up the show!    Please Rate & Review the show on your podcast app and Interact with us on twitter! We will be answering emails in the future so send them to datpokerpod@gmail.com

1hr 10mins

19 Sep 2018

Rank #3

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Player Of The Year Race, High Stakes Talk & Andrew Yang Endorses Online Poker - DAT Poker Podcast Episode #51

This Week on DAT Poker Pod: Daniel is still in Rozvadov grinding for POTY and joins Adam and Terrence. The gang discusses presidential hopeful Andrew Yang endorsing online poker and winning the hearts and minds of (most) poker players. The guys then discuss the race in Rozvadov and the problem with the points system and re entries. We also debate the ethics of Leon Tsoukernik playing high stakes tournaments in his own casino and the Venetian scam tournament experiment also happened and didn’t go as well as they planned! We’ve got some of your mail and voice messages including favourite non Rounders gambling movies and Daniel breaks down some more of the high stakes eco system and one of the classic epic hands from High Stakes Poker between Phil Ivey and Tom Dwan. Leave us a voicemail for a future show at 1.775.434.2932

1hr 44mins

28 Oct 2019

Rank #4

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WSOP Week 7 : Main Event Final Table Recap With DNegs! 2019 WSOP Comes To A Close - DAT Poker Podcast Episode #40

On This Episode of DAT Poker Pod: Daniel is back to continue our coverage of the Main Event Final Table & more!    To begin we are without Adam this time so Terrence and Daniel begin talking about Daniel’s run in the $100k high roller finishing 2nd. They also discuss the Player Of The Year race and chasing the points in the Czech Republic.    In Main Event Final Table News: Our last podcast was just after the final table started so Terrence and Daniel run through the list of finishers and notable hands and story lines. There are also some great strategic gems of knowledge along the way. We’ve got more talk of the Heads-Up battle, the raucous railbirds and the broadcast, plus some always entertaining Hellmuth talk. Was he ahead of the curve with his short stack strategy all this time?

1hr 50mins

18 Jul 2019

Rank #5

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Hellmuth At High Stakes, Re-Entry Events, Poker Cheater Gets Jail Time - DAT Poker Podcast Episode #56

This Week on DAT Poker Pod: The guys begin with talking about the show that has been taking the poker world by storm! Rob Yong’s high stakes home game on PokerGo has been a hit and it helps that Phil Hellmuth has been in the mix. Daniel breaks down Hellmuth’s style and how his opponents should adjust to him. The guys also talk about Daniel’s recent take on re-entry tournaments and potential consequences of making the Main Event a re-entry. Other news includes the preliminary WSOP schedule and following up on the talk of cheating with Jason Koon, Danish poker pro Peter Jensen was found guilty of fraud after cheating online. We’ve got a few more voicemails too! Leave us a voicemail for a future show at 1.775.434.2932

1hr 31mins

13 Dec 2019

Rank #6

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Poker Masters, WCOOP & Short Deck Hold'em Gaining Popularity - DAT Poker Podcast Episode 4

This week on DAT Poker: Daniel reviews the last few high rollers he played at Poker Masters and the guys talk about why stripped deck seems to be the most popular game these days.  To begin: Daniel has a trip report from his date and Adam talks about his new favourite podcast and the 20th anniversary of Rounders.   In the news: Poker Masters has been running through the week and several events have wrapped up, we’ve got the winners and some hands with Daniel. The guys talk about short deck hold'em and why it’s gaining so much popularity at poker masters and beyond, with rumours it may be rolled out on PokerStars. Also a new player is on a heater and setting records at WCOOP. Daniel also has a PCA $25K Platinum Pass to give away! Other stories include: Dan Smith gets vulnerable with the community in a blog talking about his depression and talk of the WSOP moving to the Las Vegas Strip. We’ve also got some sweet tweets to review before we wrap up the show!    Please Rate & Review the show on your podcast app and Interact with us on twitter! We will be answering emails in the future so send them to datpokerpod@gmail.com

1hr 7mins

13 Sep 2018

Rank #7

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DNegs Is NOT (???) Your 2019 Player Of The Year - DAT Poker Podcast Episode #53

This Week on DAT Poker Pod: Seth Polansky, VP of Communications for Caesars/WSOP joins the show to discuss the huge mishap that caused player of the year to be incorrectly awarded to Daniel. The gang discusses all of the drama from the weekend, the accusations thrown at Daniel and what could have been done differently.

1hr 15mins

11 Nov 2019

Rank #8

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Voicemail Questions: High Stakes Stories, Advice & Upcoming GG Poker Masters - DAT Poker Podcast Episode #58

This Week on DAT Poker Pod: We’re emptying out the Voicemail box before the new year and there are some real gems! First of all the guys catch up on the holidays and talk about Dan Smith’s double up drive. Daniel also previews the GG Masters Sunday event, with a $150 entry and $250k guaranteed, Player Of The Year can earn a GG Poker Ambassadorship worth up to $500k. VM questions include Bobby’s Room & Doyle Brunson stories, how online poker decks are shuffled, bankroll management concerns and more! Leave us a voicemail for a future show at 1.775.434.2932

1hr 21mins

31 Dec 2019

Rank #9

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Antonio vs Kevin Hart, Daniel’s Feud, Mail & More! - DAT Poker Podcast Episode #29

This Week on DAT Poker Podcast: Did you even hear about the Antonio Esfandiari vs Kevin Hart boxing match? We’ve got the details. The episode begins with Daniel airing out his beef with Shaun Deeb which took place online during the week and got personal. This leads to a continuation of the markup/free market debate and 50 Cent & Randall Emmett gossip. (29:20) The guys also have to slip in some hockey talk before getting to the news.    (41:10) There was a boxing match between Kevin Hart and Antonio last week that most people never heard was happening! Antonio got insane odds at 35-1 to beat Kevin. The guys break it down and Daniel has some insider knowledge because he helped Antonio connect with his coach. The other major news story is PartyPoker making sweeping changes to their TOS including banning HUDs.   (59:00) The guys review some funny tweets and answer a few mailbag questions as well. Mailbag topics include selling action for a tournament you satellite into, short stack strategy and GOT predictions. (no spoilers!)

1hr 37mins

30 Apr 2019

Rank #10

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Draft Kings Scandal Involving Ex-Bachelor, Hand Review From 1949 & More - DAT Poker Podcast Episode #59

This Week on DAT Poker Pod: The first podcast of 2020 is without Adam but Daniel and Terrence pull the slack! They begin talking about the new decade with no PCA to attend. DNegs has an interesting hand history from 1949 that has applications today and we’ve also got a new hand from Live At The Bike. Daniel is excited about the first GG Masters event that went off this weekend and it had a little bit of overlay, some people who staked the winner had a nice ROI as well! In the news an ex "Bachelor" contestant is involved in a collusion scandal after winning $1M on DK last weekend. We’ve also got some tweets, including the greatest poker tweet of the decade and an email from probably our youngest listener.

1hr 13mins

7 Jan 2020

Rank #11

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Daniel Signs On With GG Poker! Toys For Kids Charity & How Much Money Is DNegs Owed!? - DAT Poker Podcast Episode #54

This Week on DAT Poker Pod: The biggest news of the week is that our guy Daniel Negreanu signed with GG Poker Network as an ambassador! We begin (without Adam for this one) with Daniel explaining to Terrence how this came about and what people can expect from this site, which happens to be the 3rd most popular client but lesser known to North Americans and Europeans. The guys also remember bracelet & PCA winner John Gale who passed this week and poker pro Billy Vogel of toysforkidscarity.com joins us. We’ve also got some tweets, one of which spurs a discussion of just how much money Daniel is owed (it’s a LOT). We’ve also got voicemail! Leave us a voicemail for a future show at 1.775.434.2932


22 Nov 2019

Rank #12

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Top 100 Players Are Actually Losing? Plus Jungleman’s Music Video - DAT Poker Podcast Episode #31

This week on DAT Poker Podcast: On the top 100 all time money winners list, how far down do you have to go to find a losing tournament player?    To begin Adam is running a little late so the rest of us chat about the Raptors win and Daniel’s wedding this week. We also break down the wild X-rated music video with Daniel “Jungleman” Cates that appeared on twitter this week, as well as Ronnie Bardah appearing on the next season of survivor.    In the news: (35:16) The latest Triton Super High Roller series is wrapped up and Bryn Kenney is crushing. This leads to a question Adam poses, how far down the top 100 money winners list do you have to go to find a losing tournament player? Daniel has some surprising answers! The deal between FOX and Pokerstars is also discussed. Some funny pre WSOP tweets are reviewed as well as some thank-you’s to all the people who sent in “where I am listening from” pics!

1hr 8mins

13 May 2019

Rank #13

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Daniel’s Split From Stars, WSOP Package, 25K Fantasy Draft & Preview! - DAT Poker Podcast Episode #33

This Week on DAT Poker Podcast: Daniel begins with opening up about the details of his time at Pokerstars coming to an end. From the rake changes to the Supernova Elite debacle he answers some questions more honestly than he could while with the company. We also break down the WSOP 25k Fantasy Draft and who the guys think was the best value, who cost the most and Daniel’s team.   Other news includes Daniel’s public WSOP package and the unimaginable amount of traffic it got. With hundreds of thousands of dollars in packages selling out in minutes, the website crashing and overselling it was a wild success, but also ran into some huge problems. The guys also talk about Ivey’s Masterclass and some great pre-WSOP tweets, including an Ivey story!

1hr 21mins

29 May 2019

Rank #14

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Degen Stories, WSOP 2019 Schedule, Pokerstars & UFC  Partnership - DAT Poker Podcast Episode #16

This week on DAT Poker Podcast: The guys recap their Christmas’ as well as talk about the heartwarming story of a man receiving a dream trip to the WSOP and more! Daniel also talks his NHL Bets and has a rant about a troll.    In the news: The 2019 WSOP Schedule was announced, including a $500 rake free tournament to kick off this year! The guys also dive in to some old WSOP stories which spurs some degenerate stories. The other notable events are discussed as well as Pokerstars partnering with the UFC.    The guys then discuss some interesting tweets from the always self aware Phil Hellmuth and finally open some of your mail! Mail includes questions about what states might legalize online poker soon, and becoming a long term winner in a game with a lot of regulars.    Stay tuned for a classic degenerate story at the end of the show!

1hr 28mins

29 Dec 2018

Rank #15

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RIO Poker Launches & Hustling Your Friends - DAT Poker Podcast Episode #20

Daniel, Adam and Terrence begin with Daniel's upsetting run of hockey bets which leads into a discussion of the "going vegan" prop bets that have been talked about recently. All of this betting discussion leads to a story of Doyle Brunson getting hustled on a Super Bowl bet in Bobby’s Room. The guys spend a while deciding if and when it’s ok to hustle your friends.    (28:00) In the news: The much anticipated Run It Once Poker site has officially launched and the guys break down their first reactions to the software and business model. Terrence and Daniel debate the benefit of the “splash pots” promotion that they offer too. Other stories discussed are party poker’s new rake back system, Jeff Gross and Jaime Staples leaving Pokerstars and Aussie Millions results. Before wrapping things up the guys review some of the funniest poker tweets of the past week!

1hr 10mins

11 Feb 2019

Rank #16

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SHRB + Daniel’s Great Fold Explained, Christmas & Love  - DAT Poker Podcast Episode #15

On this episode of DAT Poker Podcast:  The show begins with Adam and Terrence settling their side action on the bathroom bet which ended in a buy out. Daniel mitigates and they come to a decision. Adam proposes his dream prop bet, and the prop bet master Huck Seed is discussed. We also get Daniel’s trip report from the last week including his fancy trip to LA and a trip to a weed store.   In The News: The guys review the Super High Roller Bowl and get right into breaking down Daniel’s key hands in depth, including 'The Fold'! The record breaking $10k WPT at Bellagio is also discussed, plus EPT Prague and the PCA.    To wrap things up the guys discuss some good poker tweets of the week and finish with an important poker discussion about the concept of love!

1hr 30mins

20 Dec 2018

Rank #17

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PCA Recap & Remembering Gavin Smith - DAT Poker Podcast Episode #17

On an extra packed show after a PCA hiatus, the guys begin the show with heavy hearts, remembering their friend and one of poker’s great characters Gavin Smith. Adam, Daniel and Terrence share some stories they remember of Gavin and explain how he impacted the poker world. There is  also a gofundme to help provide for Gavin’s boys for whom he had sole custody. You can help here: https://ca.gofundme.com/rip-ol039-gavin-smith   In the news: The PCA was a huge success and Daniel and Terrence were both there grinding. We get a trip report and some hand review from the main draw to the Bahamas this year, the $25k! Other large events are discussed, including Chino Rheem taking down the main event. This leads to a discussion of his past behaviour and where the guys stand on it. Before wrapping up the show some great PCA tweets are reviewed too!

1hr 38mins

19 Jan 2019

Rank #18

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Poker After Dark, Online Funds Security & Ghosting In Tournaments - DAT Poker Podcast Episode #8

This week on DAT - The guys kick things off talking about the Poker After Dark and Friday Night Poker that Daniel just played on. The guys also discuss the Brain Chess stream with Jen Shahade, Liv Boeree and Daniel, Men “The Master” Nguyen cheating stories and poker hall of fame.   In The News: Following the discussion of how player funds are handled at Partypoker on the last episode, Nick Jonas of Poker Fuse wrote a piece about which online poker sites offer the best protection of your money. Also, a 30 for 30 Podcast episode about the poker boom is a few days away! Other stories include Bobby Baldwin stepping down as MGM CEO, Maria Ho wins WPT South Africa and “Ghosting” online.    The guys then bust open the Mailbag for the first time in a while to answer some of your wonderful mail and we cap off the episode with some in depth strategy discussion of some hands Daniel played.

1hr 41mins

16 Oct 2018

Rank #19

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Mailbag, Eli Elezra Controversy & Daniel Grants A Wish - DAT Poker Podcast Episode #19

Daniel Adam and Terrence begin with the story of Daniel granting a wish to a young poker fan with a terminal illness. They also talk about the Eli Elezra controversy surrounding owed debts, and some shot clock haters. We then open up some of the mail that has been piling up. Topics include: Spread limit cash game strategy, how to game plan for your non-professional regulars and a hilarious quiz on the UK!

1hr 26mins

1 Feb 2019

Rank #20