PokerNews Podcast: 10th Anniversary of Black Friday & Guest Vlogger Ben Deach
On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring and Chad Holloway take a look back on the 10th Anniversary of Black Friday, offer highlights from the GGPoker Spring Festival, reflect on the passing of David “Beast” Valdez, and recap Niklas Astedt winning SCOOP and GG Super MILLION$ titles.
Additionally, they chat with Reno-based poker vlogger Ben Deach, who shares his experience creating content while juggling responsibilities as both a news anchor and new father.
Finally, they reveal the winners of the D&B Publishing book giveaway for a copy of Poker Satellite Success by Bernard Lee, last week's guest.
Big thanks to the special sponsor this week in Elite Chip Care, which you can learn more about here.
|00:24||Welcome to the show|
|01:00||Jeff headed to Lone Star Poker Series at Champions Poker Club|
|03:00||Teasing guest Ben Deach|
|03:45||Sarah a local news girl?|
|05:30||10th Anniversary of Black Friday|
|08:15||Online poker boomed during pandemic|
|10:45||Topic for the next PokerNews Debate|
|11:40||Elite Chip Care|
|12:30||3-time WSOPC ring winner David “Beast” Valdez passes away at age 29|
|16:50||GGPoker Spring Festival – Fedor Holz wins a title|
|19:05||Sam Trickett steps away from poker for family|
|22:27||Guest Ben Deach joins the show|
|23:31||Ben’s poker origin story|
|24:38||Lots of OMCs in Reno|
|28:13||Process of creating and releasing a poker Vlog|
|30:00||What’s it like juggling poker and vlogging w/ a young son?|
|31:09||Ben’s take on the 49ers/Dolphins blockbuster trade|
|33:00||Traveling the country to play poker|
|34:50||What is the Octo-Crab?|
|37:19||Niklas Astedt wins SCOOP and GG Super MILLION$ titles|
|39:40||Bernard Lee books winners… Twitter — @_JeremyJudd & Review – JB901in LA|
|43:00||Apply to become a PokerNews reporter or videographer|
|45:51||What does Sarah say at the end of the show?|
|47:33||Sponsor: Run It Once|
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Executive Editor US, PokerNews Podcast co-host & 2013 WSOP Bracelet Winner.