PN Podcast: Texas Cardroom Robbery, Moneymaker Paypal Lawsuit & Guest WSOP.com POY Mike Holtz
In the third PokerNews Podcast episode of the New Year, Sarah Herring and Chad Holloway discuss the foiled armed robbery at a Texas cardroom in Houston, the lawsuit against Paypal by Lena Evans and supported by Chris Moneymaker, and the World Poker Tour (WPT) signing famed DJ Steve Aoki as an ambassador as well as 888poker signing boxing champ Chris Eubank Jr.
They also recap a huge pot-limit Omaha (PLO) bad beat jackpot hand from GGPoker, Gianluca Pane's victory in the MSPT Sycuan Casino in San Diego, highlight winners thus far in the Stairway to Millions, and discuss some nominees for the 3rd Annual Global Poker Awards.
Finally, Chad sits down with 2021 WSOP.com Player of the Year Mike "BrockLesnar" Holtz to talk about his start in poker, his rise in the ranks, and etching his name in online poker history. He's a fun and entertaining character, who is also going to be appearing in an upcoming documentary that you won't want to miss!
|00:24||Welcome to the show|
|00:35||Teasing guest Mike “BrockLensar” Holtz|
|02:00||Security guard tackles armed man trying to rob game room in west Houston|
|08:45||Chris Moneymaker assisting in PayPal lawsuit|
|16:35||Interview with guest Mike “BrockLesnar” Holtz|
|38:00||Appearing in upcoming poker documentary|
|43:04||WPT signs famed DJ Steve Aoki as ambassador|
|45:00||888poker signs boxing champ Chris Eubank Jr.|
|48:10||GGpoker HUGE Omaha Bad Beat|
|51:50||Gianluca Pace wins MSPT Sycuan Casino in San Diego|
|52:50||Big winners from the PokerGO Stairway to Millions|
|54:50||Nominees from the 3rd Annual Global Poker Awards|
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Executive Editor US, PokerNews Podcast co-host & 2013 WSOP Bracelet Winner.