PokerNews Podcast: Dan Cates Wins $50K PPC, WSOP Main Event Underway & Sarah is BACK!

Chad Holloway @ChadAHolloway
Daniel Cates Ben Yu Brian Yoon Cole Ferraro Robert McMillan Jean-Luc Adams Kevin Gerhart

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On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring and Chad Holloway come to you from the 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP)!

The $10,000 Main Event is underway and one Doyle Brunson jumped into action. Meanwhile, Dan "jungleman" Cates shipped the $50,000 Poker Players Championship for his first bracelet. Hear from him plus other recent bracelet winners including Ben Yu, Brian Yoon, and Kevin Gerhart, who all captured the fourth bracelets of their respective careers.

Other stories include Josh Arieh winning his second bracelet of the series, the young Cole Ferraro making a name for himself, Robert McMillan and Jean-Luc Adams finding success in the Seniors events, Team Ruter taking down the Tag Team Event, and victories by Eric Zhang and Eelis Parssinen.

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
00:37Sarah is BACK!
03:30Sarah’s thoughts on the 2021 WSOP
06:22Sponsor: Elite Chip Care
07:00WSOP Main Event underway
07:27Doyle Brunson plays WSOP Main Event
09:11Defending champ Damian Salas busts in Level 1
10:30Players who busted WSOP Main Event on Day 1a & 1b
14:29Sponsor: partypoker
16:00Daniel “Jungleman” Cates wins WSOP $50,000 Poker Players Championship
19:00Winner interview w/ Dan Cates
21:20Josh Arieh ships fourth WSOP gold bracelet; second of the 2021 WSOP
22:26Ben Yu wins 4th bracelet $10K 6-Handed NLH Championship
24:47Winner interview w/ Ben Yu
35:22Brian Yoon wins $10K 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw for 4th bracelet
36:00Winner interview w/ Brian Yoon
38:50Cole Ferraro wins bracelet after previous runner-up; leads Velo NLH POY leaderboard
41:29Winner interview w/ Cole Ferrero
44:52Robert McMillan wins Seniors Championship for $561,060
45:40Winner interview w/ Robert McMillan
47:56France’s Jean-Luc Adams wins Super Seniors for $255,623
48:25Winner interview w/ Jean-Luc Adams
51:00Kevin Gerhart captures another bracelet, 4th overall and 2nd of the series
52:58Winner interview w/ Kevin Gerhart
55:19Team Ruter wins $1,000 Tag Team Event
56:22Winner interview w/ Team Ruter
59:10Eric Zhang wins WSOP Salute to Warriors for $102K
59:37Eelis Parssinen wins Event #64: $5,000 Mixed NLH PLO

Plan for the WSOP

Remember, during the 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP), which runs Thursday, September 30 through Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, we'll be bringing you three episodes of the PokerNews Podcast each week!

New episodes are slated to be released every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday bringing you all the latest from the 2021 WSOP along with interviews straight from the tournament floor!

Check out our 2021 WSOP Hub here!

Tell us who you want to hear from. Let us know what you think of the show — tweet about the podcast using #PNPod, and be sure to follow Sarah Herring, Jeff Platt and Chad Holloway on Twitter.

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