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PokerNews Podcast: Doyle Brunson Returns, Ivey Reveals if He’ll Be at WSOP

Hosts:
Jeff Platt @jeffplattChad Holloway @ChadAHolloway
Guests:
Phil Ivey Shaun Deeb Brian Rast Darrin Wright Farzad Bonyadi Nicholas Julia Gershon Distenfeld

Table Of Contents

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

They highlight Doyle Brunson's much-bantered return to the WSOP since his last event in 2018, and also offer an audio clip from Phil Ivey discussing whether or not he'll be at the WSOP this year. Chad then talks about partying with Ivey at the launch party for his NFT while Jeff offers a 2021 WSOP Player of the Year update.

Toss in bracelet winner interviews with Shaun Deeb, Brian Rast, Darrin Wright, Farzad Bonyadi, Nicholas Julia, and Gershon Distenfeld, and it's a must-listen episode of the PokerNews Podcast. Speaking of Distenfeld, find out how and why he donated all his $204,000 in winnings to charity.

Big thanks to the special sponsor this week in Elite Chip Care, which you can learn more about here.

Time Stamps

TimeTopic
00:24Welcome to the show
00:35Chad parties hard with Phil Ivey
03:00Phil Ivey shares whether or not he’ll be at the WSOP
03:37Sponsor: Elite Chip Care
04:20Doyle Brunson plays 2021 WSOP Super Seniors Event
05:55What sort of Cheetos does Doyle Brunson enjoy?
06:48Will Doyle play anymore events?
08:43Sponsor: partypoker
09:23Shaun Deeb wins $25K PLO for 5th WSOP gold bracelet
11:17Winner interview w/ Shaun Deeb
16:27Update on the 2021 WSOP Player of the Year race
17:14Brian Rast also captures 5th career bracelet; makes Poker Hall of Fame case
19:00Winner interview w/ Brian Rast
23:15Darrin Wright wins Event #50: $600 Mixed NLHE/PLO Deepstack
24:05Winner interview w/ Darrin Wright
25:30Farzad Bonyadi wins 4th bracelet in $10K 2-7 NL Single Draw
26:35Nicholas Julia wins Event #54: $2,500 Nine-Game Mix 6-Handed for $168,608
27:03Winner interview w/ Nicholas Julia
28:15Gershon Distenfeld wins Event #48: $1,500 Shootout No-Limit Hold'em; donates $204K in winnings to charity
34:33Winner interview w/ Gershon Distenfeld
41:40Sarah is set to return!

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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