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PokerNews Podcast: America Idol's William Hung Tackles Poker

Chad Holloway @ChadAHollowayJeff Gross @JeffGrossPoker
William Hung

With Sarah Herring on maternity leave, Chad Holloway joins Jeff Platt as co-host for the latest PokerNews Podcast.

This week they welcome guest William Hung, who fans might remember from his 2004 American Idol audition when he sang Ricky Martin "She Bangs." Now, he has his eyes set on poker in Las Vegas.

The episode also talks 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: Oddschecker US and Run It Once (Click link for special PN Pod rakeback deal).

Time Stamps

00:25Welcome to the show
01:55Jeff’s time at WPT500 Gardens
03:08Sponsor: Run It Once
03:45Update on the Run It Once Phil Galfond Challenge
06:05Jason Somerville and PokerStars part ways
08:272020 Aussie Millions is underway
10:53Australia hit by devastating fires – Crown denotes AUD$5 million
13:15Kahle Burns wins partypoker LIVE Millions Super High Roller
16:35William Hung joins the show
18:11Learning poker after American Idol fame
18:50Getting recognized at the poker tables
20:39Playing with Johnny Chan
21:0812th Annual Ante 4 Autism Charity Event
22:32William Hung’s harity event strategy
26:02Which American Idol judge would be the best poker player?
27:30Griffin Paul wins WPT500 Gardens for $175K
28:31Maurice Hawkins extends WSOP Circuit lead to 14 rings
29:40Mike Postle accused of avoiding court summons
31:40New voting process and categories for Global Poker Awards
33:00Sponsor: Oddschecker

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