PokerNews Podcast: Jeff Platt Wins $160K After Deep WSOP Run; Circuit Returns

Chad Holloway @ChadAHolloway
Anthony Denove Tommy Le

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

Jeff talks about his big $160,000 score after finishing fourth in the World Series of Poker Event #43: $1,000 Double Stack NLH, Chad Norton and Alexandre Reard capture bracelets, and winner interviews with Anthony Denove and Tommy Le. The latter won the WSOP $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship for the second time!

Plus, the WSOP Circuit is returning after an 18-month hiatus. Find out all the details on the revamped WSOPC. Plus, learn which player won their way into the MSPT Hall of Fame, becoming just the eighth player to do so, and why Gershon Distenfeld is going to donate all his WSOP winnings to charity.

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
00:40Jeff Platt makes deep run in WSOP $1,000 Double Stack
01:30Jeff finishes 4th for $160,000
01:50Would Jeff had swapped 10% with Chad?
03:25Jeff set to take Poker Media Power Rankings top spot
06:00Sponsor: Elite Chip Care
06:55Chad Norton captures bracelet in first-ever WSOP tournament
07:33Anthony Denove wins Event #43: $1,000 Double Stack NLH for $446,983
09:10Winner interview w/ Anthony Denove
14:14Tommy Le wins $10,000 PLO Championship… Again!
15:55Winner interview w/ Tommy Le
20:38Alexandre Reard victorious in Event #47: $5,000 Freezeout NLH
21:50Gershon Distenfeld to donate winnings from $1,500 Shootout
24:40$10,000 NL 2-7 Single Draw near end; more bracelet winners to come
26:44Sponsor: partypoker
27:30WSOP Circuit returning after 18-month hiatus
31:08Rob Wazwaz earns way into MSPT Hall of Fame

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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Check Out Past Episodes of the PN Podcast Here!

  • PN Podcast: Jesse & Chad bring you up to speed on all the big stories and winners from the @WSOP.

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Executive Editor US, PokerNews Podcast co-host & 2013 WSOP Bracelet Winner.

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