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PokerNews Podcast: WSOP on the Move? Guest bestbet Jacksonville's Deb Giardina Talks WPT

Chad Holloway @ChadAHolloway
Deb Giardina

On the latest special episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Jeff Platt and Chad Holloway highlight more bracelet winners from the 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Online Events including Bryan Piccioli and Ryan Leng.

They also address the rumor that the WSOP will move to Paris and Bally's on the Las Vegas Strip in 2022, hosting eight bracelet events in Pennsylvania, and Daniel Negreanu winning the inaugural PokerGO Cup.

In addition, Chad talks about his day with Phil Hellmuth, the WSOP Europe schedule was revealed, and Albert Knafo won the WPT DeepStacks Venetian. Finally, guest Deb Giardina of bestbet Jacksonville joins the show to discuss the upcoming World Poker Tour bestbet Scramble.

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
03:37Teasing guest Deb Giardina of bestbet Jacksonville
01:10Chad spends the day with Phil Hellmuth
03:18Sponsor: Elite Chip Care
03:55Daniel Negreanu wins inaugural PokerGO Cup; 1st win in 8 years!
05:15Will this win give Negreanu newfound confidence?
07:00Sponsor: GGPoker
07:58WSOP to host 8 online bracelet events in Pennsylvania
10:55David Williams nearly nabs an online bracelet
12:33Ryan Leng captures his second career bracelet while celebrating wife’s birthday
13:40Bryan Piccioli also wins second bracelet
15:45Recapping other Online bracelet winners
17:08WSOP Europe schedule revealed
19:30Is the WSOP moving to Bally’s & Paris in 2022?
24:14Guest Deb Giardina joins the show
25:50WPT Honors & Women in Poker Hall of Fame
26:10WPT is returning to bestbet Jacksonville
27:27Highlights from the upcoming WPT schedule
29:45An emphasis on satellites and promotions
32:25A family mentality
35:00Rising up the challenge
35:40Getting big name poker pros to Jacksonville
38:00The bestbet Jacksonville weekly live streams
41:21Sponsor: partypoker Legend of the Week & Community Poker Knockout
42:23Albert Knafo wins WPT DeepStacks Venetian
43:55Golden Nugget release The Grand Poker Series schedule for Fall

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*Lead photo courtesy of WPT.

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