PN Podcast: East Coast Road Trip w/ Guest Olivier Busquet; Hear from EPT Champ Mike Watson
On the latest PokerNews Podcast episode, Chad Holloway and Jesse Fullen introduce plans for the 2023 World Series of Poker (WSOP), including the new Chad & Jesse Poker Show!
They also discuss visiting the Poker Night in America Studio 52, the upcoming Grand Poker Series and the $1,000,000 PokerNews Cup, and highlights from the East Coast Road Trip. That includes adventures with Ryan Depaulo and Greg Merson, plus this week's guest, Olivier Busquet, talks about online poker in New Jersey and the state of the poker industry.
Other topics covered include Benny Glaser winning his 10th PokerStars SCOOP title, Jeremy Becker's Wynn poker heater, Bin Weng taking down the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown, Matt Berkey defeating Nik Airball, and the return of the $1,000,000 Big One for One Drop.
Finally, hear a winner's interview from Mike Watson, who took down the EPT Monte Carlo to become just the third player in history to win two EPT titles.
Listen to those stories and more on the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast!
|00:25||Welcome to the show|
|02:10||Introducing The Chad & Jesse Poker Show|
|05:25||Poker Night in America’s Studio 52|
|07:11||Golden Nugget’s Grand Poker Series + $1M GTD PokerNews Cup|
|09:45||PokerNews Discord for exclusive Freeroll Passwords|
|10:30||Highlights from the East Coast Road Trip – Ryan Depaulo & Greg Merson|
|18:20||Guest Olivier Busquet joins the show|
|19:30||Falling ill at the Borgata|
|20:20||What are you up to these days?|
|23:00||The problems with social media|
|26:30||Staying in shape|
|28:00||Diving back into online poker in New Jersey|
|33:23||Playing cash – no online tournament in years|
|34:18||Any WSOP aspirations?|
|38:20||Thoughts on current high stakes landscape|
|41:30||Does poker have interesting personalities?|
|44:48||Doing poker commentary|
|51:00||Giving too much authority to opinions of wealthy amateurs|
|55:50||What’s bringing new players into the game this day and age?|
|1:01:17||Sponsor: Global Poker|
|1:02:30||Benny Glaser wins 10th PokerStars SCOOP title|
|1:04:00||Mike Watson wins EPT Monte Carlo; becomes third two-time champ|
|1:06:18||Winner interview w/ Mike Watson|
|1:11:00||Jeremy Becker wins 8 titles at Wynn since March 25|
|1:14:00||$1,000,000 Big One for One Drop returns|
|1:15:10||Bin Weng wins WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown|
|1:17:32||Sponsor: WPT Global|
|1:18:18||Matt Berkey defeats Nik Airball for $1M|
|1:20:00||Bar Poker Open coming to Golden Nugget in June|
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Executive Editor US, PokerNews Podcast co-host & 2013 WSOP Bracelet Winner.