PokerNews Podcast: 10th Anniversary of Black Friday & Guest Vlogger Ben Deach

Chad Holloway @ChadAHolloway
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.

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Big thanks to the special sponsor this week in Elite Chip Care, which you can learn more about here.

Time Stamps

00:24Welcome to the show
01:00Jeff headed to Lone Star Poker Series at Champions Poker Club
03:00Teasing guest Ben Deach
03:45Sarah a local news girl?
05:3010th Anniversary of Black Friday
08:15Online poker boomed during pandemic
10:45Topic for the next PokerNews Debate
11:40Elite Chip Care
12:303-time WSOPC ring winner David “Beast” Valdez passes away at age 29
16:50GGPoker Spring Festival – Fedor Holz wins a title
17:58Sponsor: GGPoker
19:05Sam Trickett steps away from poker for family
22:27Guest Ben Deach joins the show
23:31Ben’s poker origin story
24:38Lots of OMCs in Reno
28:13Process of creating and releasing a poker Vlog
30:00What’s it like juggling poker and vlogging w/ a young son?
31:09Ben’s take on the 49ers/Dolphins blockbuster trade
33:00Traveling the country to play poker
34:50What is the Octo-Crab?
37:19Niklas Astedt wins SCOOP and GG Super MILLION$ titles
39:40Bernard Lee books winners… Twitter — @_JeremyJudd & Review – JB901in LA
43:00Apply to become a PokerNews reporter or videographer
45:51What does Sarah say at the end of the show?
47:33Sponsor: Run It Once

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