PN Podcast: Chats w/ Chess Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen & WSOP Champ Ryan Riess
On the latest PokerNews Podcast episode, Chad Holloway and Jesse Fullen give a final update on the PokerNews Cup on Global Poker, as well as the Matt Berkey vs. Nik Airball grudge match. They also talk about the recent drama involving Doug Polk, Charlie Carrel, and Phil Galfond; highlight winners from the PokerStars EPT Monte Carlo, and a man winning a Ladies Event down in South Florida.
Chad also talks about being down at the World Poker Tour (WPT) Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown and while there caught up with 2013 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event champ Ryan Riess to talk a little about the 10th anniversary of his life-changing win. Laim Gannon also shares a winner interview with Joshua Kopp, who took down the RunGood Poker Series (RGPS) Council Bluffs for $68,799.
Finally, Connor Richards got yet another big-name interview as he chatted with Chess Grandmaster and former world champion Magnus Carlsen, who competed in the EPT Monte Carlo.
No Longer World Chess Champion, Magnus Carlsen Sets Sights On Poker
Listen to those stories and more on the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast!
|00:25||Welcome to the show|
|01:46||Poker drama involving Doug Polk and Charlie Carrel; Phil Galfond weighs in|
|05:51||PokerNews Cup wraps on Global Poker|
|09:11||Upcoming series on Global Poker|
|10:19||Update on Nik Airball vs. Matt Berkey|
|12:05||Big winners from the PokerStars EPT Monte Carlo|
|13:17||Interview w/ chess grandmaster Magnus Carlsen|
|21:23||Final table set in the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown|
|25:12||Interview w/ 2013 WSOP champ Ryan Riess at the Seminole Hard Rock|
|28:20||Man wins Ladies Event down in South Florida|
|39:37||Sponsor: WPT Global|
|40:17||Joshua Kopp wins EGPS Council Bluffs Main Event for $68,799|
|40:47||Winner interview w/ Joshua Kopp|
|44:40||Getting ready for the PokerNews East Coast Trip|
|47:15||Teasing next week’s guest – Olivier Busquet|
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Executive Editor US, PokerNews Podcast co-host & 2013 WSOP Bracelet Winner.