PN Podcast: East Coast Road Trip w/ Guest Olivier Busquet; Hear from EPT Champ Mike Watson

Chad Holloway @ChadAHollowayJesse Fullen @JesseFullen
Olivier Busquet 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!

Time Stamps

00:25Welcome to the show
02:10Introducing The Chad & Jesse Poker Show
05:25Poker Night in America’s Studio 52
07:11Golden Nugget’s Grand Poker Series + $1M GTD PokerNews Cup
09:33Sponsor: 888poker
09:45PokerNews Discord for exclusive Freeroll Passwords
10:30Highlights from the East Coast Road Trip – Ryan Depaulo & Greg Merson
18:20Guest Olivier Busquet joins the show
19:30Falling ill at the Borgata
20:20What are you up to these days?
23:00The problems with social media
26:30Staying in shape
28:00Diving back into online poker in New Jersey
33:23Playing cash – no online tournament in years
34:18Any WSOP aspirations?
38:20Thoughts on current high stakes landscape
41:30Does poker have interesting personalities?
44:48Doing poker commentary
51:00Giving too much authority to opinions of wealthy amateurs
55:50What’s bringing new players into the game this day and age?
1:01:17Sponsor: Global Poker
1:02:30Benny Glaser wins 10th PokerStars SCOOP title
1:04:00Mike Watson wins EPT Monte Carlo; becomes third two-time champ
1:06:18Winner interview w/ Mike Watson
1:09:50Sponsor: partypoker
1:11:00Jeremy Becker wins 8 titles at Wynn since March 25
1:14:00$1,000,000 Big One for One Drop returns
1:15:10Bin Weng wins WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown
1:17:32Sponsor: WPT Global
1:18:18Matt Berkey defeats Nik Airball for $1M
1:20:00Bar Poker Open coming to Golden Nugget in June

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  • East Coast poker talk w/ guest @olivierbusquet. Plus, hear from EPT Monte Carlo champ @SirWatts.

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