PokerNews Podcast: Phil Hellmuth Talks NFL Playoffs, Super Bowl & Making Millions

Chad Holloway @ChadAHolloway
Phil Hellmuth

In the latest edition of the PokerNews Podcast, Jeff Platt, Chad Holloway, and Sarah Herring welcome 15-time bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth to the show to talk NFL Playoffs. He talks about his favorite sports bets, makes picks for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers @ Green Bay Packers and Buffalo Bills @ Kansas City Chiefs, and shares why he's been so successful with his "Pick of the Week" this season.

In addition, he offers his Super Bowl pick, shares stories of past Super Bowls he's attended, and of course name drops the likes of Larry Fitzgerald, George W. Bush, Condoleeza Rice, Billionaire Bill Austin, Troy Aikman, Tiger Woods, Gene Simmons, Garth Brooks, and Brett Favre.

There's also a short interview w/ 2007 WSOP Main Event champ Jerry Yang to see what he's been up to as of late.

The crew then break down the latest industry news including Doug Polk going off on Daniel Negreanu, the WPT being sold for $78 million, and recent online winners. Toss is a chance to enter the OddsChecker US $1,000 Super Bowl Free Bet Giveaway and it's another must-listen show.

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Time Stamps

00:24Welcome to the show
01:00Teasing guest Phil Hellmuth
01:42Doug Polk rants against Daniel Negreanu
05:00Update on the Galfond Challenge
06:43Was Doyle Brunson going to buy the WPT?
07:27World Poker Tour sold for $78 million
10:39Winners from the latest WSOP Circuit Online Series
12:15Paulius Plausinitis wins WSOPC GGPoker Main for $1.2 million
14:53Sponsor: GGPoker
15:42Interview w/ 2007 WSOP champ Jerry Yang
20:12Lex Veldhuis & Arlie Shaban crush Blowout Series
21:54Sheldon Adelson passes away
26:40Sponsor: Run It Once
28:05PokerNews crew offers their NFL Playoff picks
30:00Phil Hellmuth joins the show
31:15Betting NFL totals
34:30Buffalo Bills @ Kansas City Chiefs
37:47Tampa Bay Buccaneers @ Green Bay Packers
38:03Hellmuth’s Pick of the Week: Packers over Bucs
40:45Hellmuth’s 1998 Super Bowl story
42:26Meeting President George W. Bush
45:10Waiting for COVID-19 vaccine
46:40His first and only Lambeau Field experience
49:52Why was Hellmuth high for two weeks?
52:23Poker plans for 2021
56:30How Hellmuth helped get Chamath Palihapitiya a NBA team
1:00:24Hellmuth’s Super Bowl LV pick
1:01:13Enter the OddsChecker US $1,000 Super Bowl Free Bet Giveaway
1:04:00Check out the upcoming Lone Star Poker Series Champions Social

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