PN Podcast: Postle Back in Poker & Guest Mori Eskandani Remembers Shares Mirage Stories

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Hosts:
Chad Holloway @ChadAHollowayConnor Richards @CRichards1995
Guests:
Mori Eskandani

In the latest PokerNews Podcast episode of 2023, Chad Holloway and Connor Richards handle things while Jesse Fullen is in Australia. They discuss Mike Postle’s sudden reappearance in the poker world after making a final table at the Million Dollar Heater at Beau Rivage in Mississippi, while also talking about the slowroll and needle that accompanied his bustout.

They try to balance that story with a heart-warming one where Johnnie “Johnnie Vibes” Moreno put a bartender into the MSPT Sycuan Main Event, with the recreational player going on to finish in fourth place for $40,000!

Other stories discussed include WSOP.com Player of the Years, Lon McEachern and Daniel Lowery winning WSOP Circuit gold rings, and early winners from the PokerGO Cup.

Speaking of which, PokerGO’s Mori Eskandani joins the show as this week’s guest. The Poker Hall of Famer talks 2023 World Series of Poker (WSOP) preparations, who came close to challenging Jason Koon on High Stakes Duel III (HSD), plus when we can expect the next HSD match to take place. He also discussed new developments to this year’s PokerGO Tour (PGT) and shared memories from the days when the Mirage was the hot spot for poker in Vegas.

Finally, hear about the upcoming B]2023 Potomac Poker Open[/B] from Jan. 25-Feb. 6 as well as the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) and PSPC in the Bahamas!

Time Stamps

TimeTopic
00:25Welcome to the show
01:10Connor Richards in; Jesse Fullen in Australia
02:00Mike Postle spotted playing at Million Dollar Heater at Beau Rivage
04:00A slowroll and needle after Postle busts final table
05:40Some wonder why Postle is allowed to play
08:25Johnnie Vibes puts bartender in MSPT Sycuan; big score ensues
11:25Poker audience loves controversial drama more than heart-warming content
12:50Sponsor: partypoker
14:17Early winners from the 2023 PokerGO Cup
17:40Guest Mori Eskandani joins the show
20:20PokerGO Tour (PGT) makes end-of-year championship bigger and better
24:30Did anyone inquire about taking on Jason Koon in High Stakes Duel III?
25:442023 World Series of Poker (WSOP) preparations
27:07What to expect from the new season of High Stakes Poker
28:35Memories from the Mirage Poker Room
32:20Mori Eskandani’s prediction for the future of poker
34:46Sponsor: 888poker
36:11WSOP.com names Players of the Year winners for PA and NV/NJ
41:00Lon McEachern and Daniel Lowery claim WSOPC gold rings
44:20A look at the 2023 Potomac Poker Open from Jan. 25-Feb. 6
45:12Sponsor: PokerStars
45:50PSPC Online happening now for players in NJ/MI & PA
46:20Chad & Connor headed to the Bahamas for PCA & PSPC
48:48More Platinum Passes given away for 2023 than back in 2019!
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