PN Podcast: Darren Elias & Matt Berkey Talk BetMGM; Justin Hammer on Texas Poker

Chad Holloway @ChadAHolloway
Darren Elias

In the latest PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring and Chad Holloway discuss the passing of cricket legend and poker ambassador Shane Warne, update you on the 2022 Wynn Millions (including a wild hand where one player went all in dark), check on what Phil Galfond and Run It Once are up to, and debate Jason Koon's recent tweet about the possibility of banning online cheaters from live events.

Chad also catches up with both Matt Berkey and BetMGM Ambassador Darren Elias to discuss the upcoming online BetMGM March Poker Mania from March 20-27, while Sarah sits down with Justin Hammers of Prime Social to talk poker in Texas and the upcoming $5,300 buy-in, $2 million GTD Texas Poker Championship.

Time Stamps

00:24Welcome to the show
01:00How is Sarah feeling?
01:40Chad & Sarah share old memories
05:00Shane Warne passes away unexpectedly at age 52
07:50Sponsor: 888poker
08:15Update on the 2022 Wynn Millions
08:30Player moves all in dark on first hand!
14:30Phil Galfond and Run It Once headed to Rush Street Interactive (RSI)
16:27BetMGM March Poker Mania coming March 20-27
18:20Interview w/ BetMGM Ambassador Darren Elias
23:32Guest Matt Berkey joins the show
27:33Jason Koon advocates for more consequences for online cheating
32:18Sponsor: GGPoker
33:06PokerNews headed to Texas!
35:50Guest Justin Hammer joins show to talk Prime Social Poker
37:24What inspired him to move to Texas?
39:30Prime Social Texas Poker Championship
41:00Wild cash games down in Texas
44:48Satellites and side events
48:12What events are you most excited about?
51:15Finding sponsors
55:50Who can we expect to see at Prime Social?
1:07:00EPT Prague
1:07:15Sponsor: Unibet

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