PokerNews Podcast: Farewell to Mo Nuwwarah After 8 Years; Online Poker in Connecticut

Sarah Herring @auntychardonnayJeff Platt @jeffplattChad Holloway @ChadAHolloway
Mo Nuwwarah

On the latest special episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring, Jeff Platt, and Chad Holloway break down the latest stories and winners, including Connecticut legalizing online poker, Alex Foxen and Anatoly Filatov winning high rollers, and a look ahead to the US Poker Open.

They also welcome friend and colleague Mo Nuwwarah to the show as this week's featured guest. That's because, after eight years of working for PokerNews, Nuwwarah is leaving to pursue another opportunity. The longtime reporter chats with Chad about his favorite memories, poker stops, and articles. Take a trip down memory lane with a truePokerNews legends.

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
00:45Teasing guest Mo Nuwwarah
02:30Chad’s bracelet win 8th Anniversary
03:00Las Vegas poker rooms return to form
04:30US Poker Open set to kick off
06:40Controversial Sean Perry wins Venetian $25K High Roller
08:43Sponsor: Elite Chip Care
09:27Jaime Staples notches career-high score
11:26Alex Foxen wins WPT Online High Roller title
12:15Anatoly Filatov ships GGPoker Super Million$
15:07Was EPT Deauville nice?
16:21Sponsor: GGPoker
17:40Niklas Astedt makes a strong case for best online player
20:25PokerNews losing a longtime team member
22:30Guest Mo Nuwwarah joins the show
23:30How Mo got his start at PokerNews
24:32Where is Mo headed?
25:25Gridiron Gamble
26:30Mo reports Chad’s bracelet win
27:48Favorite PokerNews experiences and stops
31:10Making it over to Asia
33:20Panama excursions
36:00Have you met anyone famous?
39:00Favorite articles Mo has writer
44:00Whiskey adventure during WSOP
48:53Opportunity to play more poker
54:00Connecticut becomes 7th state to legalize online poker
57:20Next week’s guest – Maria Konnikova

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