2019 World Series of Poker

PokerNews Podcast: Global Poker Awards Recap, Sarah Receives!

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  • LISTEN: A wild night at the Global Poker Awards, Sarah RECEIVES! Plus, Andrew Pieper joins the show!

After years and years of #DidNotReceive, Sarah Herring turns the tables and wins the Global Poker Award for Poker Journalist of the Year!  

She and Jeff Platt recap an incredibly entertaining night at the PokerGO Studio at Aria. They break down all of the Global Poker Awards handed out, and fill you in on some of the shenanigans that took place both during, and after the show. 

Then, PokerNews writer and poker grinder Andrew Pieper joins the show! He tells the fascinating story of coming to a decision to live out of his car in order to continue his poker career in Las Vegas. 

Show Time Stamps

0:20Intro: What a night it was at the PokerGO Studio...Sarah Herring is the Poker Journalist of the Year!
1:20Recap of the broadcast of the Global Poker Awards
2:20Global Poker Awards Results
2:50Sarah's Acceptance Speech!
6:20Shoutout to the host of the ceremony, Ali Nejad!
7:20Sarah and Jeff break down the awards...first up, Tournament Performance of the Year (John Cynn) and Breakout Player of the Year (Ali Imsirovic)
7:50Streamer of the Year: Lex Veldhuis
8:30Vlogger of the Year: Andrew Neeme
9:40Podcast of the Year: Chip Race Poker Podcast (Sarah addresses a little drama surrounding the announcement of the award and Daniel Negreanu's reaction)
10:40Broadcaster of the Year: Maria Ho
11:00Maria Ho's Acceptance Speech
14:05Media Content of the Year: Lance Bradley's "Pursuit of Poker Success"
14:40Industry Person of the Year: Angelica Hael
15:20Tournament Director of the Year: Paul Campbell
16:20Mid-Major Tour/Circuit of the Year: RUNGOOD Poker Series
16:40Event of the Year: WSOP Main Event
17:00Moment of the Year: Justin Bonomo wins Big One for One Drop
18:40Jury Award: Drew Amato
19:00People’s Choice Award for Poker Personality of the Year: Brad Owen
20:20Brad Owen's Acceptance Speech
23:00What happened after the GPAs?
24:00888poker XL Blizzard: Chris Moorman Wins $100,000 Tune Up
25:10Patrik Antonius Wins the PAPC €10,200 Championship Event (€78,100)
27:00Andrew Pieper joins the show!
30:00Andrew's Journey to Becoming a Homeless Poker Pro
55:00Next week: planning ahead for the summer, plus, a player attempts to set the Guinness world record for longest cash-game session

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