PN Podcast: Lon McEachern's Unforgettable WSOP Moments & Doyle Brunson's Legacy

Chad Holloway @ChadAHolloway
Lon McEachern

On the latest PokerNews Podcast episode, Chad Holloway and Jesse Fullen continue The Chad & Jesse Poker Show straight from the 2023 World Series of Poker (WSOP).

This week, they are joined by the legendary WSOP commentator Lon McEachern, who talked about his career, winning a WSOP Circuit gold ring, and playing in the Tournament of Champions. He also shares some fond memories of the late Doyle Brunson.

Chad and Jesse then do a new "Calling the Clock" segment in which they offer quick two-minute dialogues for topics on “The Board.”

Here's a look at this episode's topics:

  • Hustler Casino Live (HCL) – Tom Dwan
  • Hustler Casino Live (HCL) – Doug Polk
  • Accused Cheaters
  • Traffic Troubles
  • Table Needling
  • First Bracelet Win – Negreanu or Hellmuth?
  • Phil Hellmuth’s Tracksuit – Hot or Not?
  • $25K Fantasy Draft

Listen to those stories and more on the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast!

Time Stamps

00:35Sponsor: Global Poker
01:10Welcome to the show
01:43Bounty Series V kicks off on Global Poker on June 5
02:47Chad & Jesse go deep in Event #1: $500 Casino Employee
03:36Jesse Fullen interviews… Jesse Fullen?!?
08:30Peter Thai wins Event #1: Casino Employees for $75,535
09:57Alexandre Vuilleumier wins Event #2: $25,000 High Roller 6-Handed for $1,215,864
11:15Calling the Clock (intro by Bob Smith)
11:45Hustler Casino Live – Tom Dwan wins record $3.1 million pot
14:06Doug Polk randomizing with aces
16:36Accused cheaters at the WSOP
18:41Traffic around the WSOP
20:46Is table needling an issue?
22:50Who will win a bracelet first – Negreanu or Hellmuth?
25:00Hot or Not – Phil Hellmuth’s new tracksuit
27:04What team do you like in the $25K Fantasy Draft
29:00Guest Lon McEachern joins the show
31:00How did you come to work the WSOP back in 2002?
33:55Lon’s early learning curve – mistaking Phil Gordon for Phil Hellmuth
35:46Craziest story from the WSOP
37:50Favorite Doyle Brunson memories
39:20Getting to play against “Texas Dolly”
41:20Favorite WSOP Main Event winner
43:20Winning a WSOP Circuit ring
45:40Playing the Tournament of Champions
49:05Ever think about writing a poker book?
51:51The “Llama Karen” nickname

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  • PN Podcast: @ChadAHolloway & @jessefullen chatted with @WSOP commentator @lonmceachern.

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