PokerNews Podcast: Amnon Filippi Talks Return to Poker After Years in Prison
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.
|00:24||Welcome to the show|
|00:38||Update on Chad’s visit to WSOPC Horseshoe Hammond|
|03:30||Teasing guest Amnon Filippi|
|03:47||Sponsor: GG Poker w/ Daniel Negreanu|
|04:42||A look at the 2020 WPT LAPC|
|09:49||Kristin Bicknell wins Remington|
|10:04||Dog Debate – should they be allowed at the table?|
|15:05||Sponsor: Run It Once; Phil Galfond is coming back|
|16:41||King’s Casino closes doors to Italian poker players|
|18:35||Will Coronavirus result in WSOP’s cancellation?|
|23:51||WSOP reveals daily deepstacks schedule – new events added|
|26:50||Recapping the WSOP Circuit Horseshoe Hammond|
|29:28||Sponsor: Spin your fortune at Natural8|
|30:51||Guest Amnon Filippi joins the show|
|32:17||Cashing eight times at the 2019 WSOP|
|33:52||Legal troubles and three-year prison stint|
|42:46||Playing poker in prison?|
|48:48||Thoughts on the return of High Stakes Poker|
|52:45||partypoker MILLIONS heads to Sochi|
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Executive Editor US, PokerNews Podcast co-host & 2013 WSOP Bracelet Winner.