PokerNews Podcast: America Idol's William Hung Tackles Poker
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).
|00:25||Welcome to the show|
|01:55||Jeff’s time at WPT500 Gardens|
|03:08||Sponsor: Run It Once|
|03:45||Update on the Run It Once Phil Galfond Challenge|
|06:05||Jason Somerville and PokerStars part ways|
|08:27||2020 Aussie Millions is underway|
|10:53||Australia hit by devastating fires – Crown denotes AUD$5 million|
|13:15||Kahle Burns wins partypoker LIVE Millions Super High Roller|
|16:35||William Hung joins the show|
|18:11||Learning poker after American Idol fame|
|18:50||Getting recognized at the poker tables|
|20:39||Playing with Johnny Chan|
|21:08||12th Annual Ante 4 Autism Charity Event|
|22:32||William Hung’s harity event strategy|
|26:02||Which American Idol judge would be the best poker player?|
|27:30||Griffin Paul wins WPT500 Gardens for $175K|
|28:31||Maurice Hawkins extends WSOP Circuit lead to 14 rings|
|29:40||Mike Postle accused of avoiding court summons|
|31:40||New voting process and categories for Global Poker Awards|
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