PokerNews Podcast: WPT $40M GTD, EPT Winner, & Guest Andre Akkari on Brazilian Poker

Chad Holloway @ChadAHollowayConnor Richards @CRichards1995Matt Hansen @MattyBet
Andre Akkari Simon Wiciak

On the latest PokerNews Podcast, Chad Holloway, Connor Richards, and Matt Hansen wrap up the EPT Barcelona, which includes a winner's interview with France's Simon Wiciak, who took down the €5,300 Main Event for €1,134,375.

The crew also discuss the World Poker Tour (WPT) World Championship at Wynn Las Vegas boasting a $40 million guarantee, winners from the Global Poker US Poker Open, Soukha Kachittavong finding success at the PokerStars Summer Series Event, PokerNews' Lukas Robinson winning the PartyPoker Sunday Party, Terrence Chan beating Espen Jorstad to win a WSOP Online bracelet, and the PokerStars NACOOP (Sept. 15 thru Oct. 2).

Finally, this week's guest is Brazilian superstar and PokerStars Ambassador Andre Akkari, who made a deep run in the EPT Barcelona. He talks about his poker career, the best Brazilian players, and more.

Listen to those stories on the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast!

Time Stamps

00:23Welcome to the show
00:53Rounders celebrates 25th anniversary
01:27Everyone back in Las Vegas
02:05WPT World Championship at Wynn boasts $40M GTD
07:07Sponsor: Global Poker
08:07EPT Barcelona winners
10:15Guest Andre Akkari joins the show
13:40Akkari’s poker background
15:46Something special about Barcelona
16:45Why is poker so popular in Brazil?
18:36The best Brazilian poker players
20:50Simon Wiciak wins EPT Barcelona Main Event for €1,134,375
23:06Winner interview w/ Simon Wiciak
29:55Soukha Kachittavong wins PokerStars Summer Series Event #2 for $105,407
31:00PokerNews' Lukas Robinson Wins the PartyPoker Sunday Party
32:10Terrence Chan beats Espen Jorstad to win WSOP Online bracelet
37:00PokerStars NACOOP to run Sept. 15 thru Oct. 2

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