PokerNews Podcast: Sammy Farha Fight & Guest Kyna England Looks to Make History
On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring and Chad Holloway welcome guest Kyna England to the show to talk about her big win in the Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) Canterbury Park for $186,709 and being the huge favorite to win the MSPT Season 12 Player of the Year with just one stop to go. They also talk to her about her breakout year, which included a third-place finish in the World Poker Tour (WPT) $5,000 Venetian for $448K.
Other stories they discuss are Sammy Farha's physical altercation in a Texas poker room, Johnny Chan's 88 Social closing up shop in Houston, Justin Bonomo reclaiming the lead atop poker's all-time money list, Raminder Singh winning the inaugural RunGood All-Stars ProAm, and Michael Rossitto emerging victorious at Thunder Valley to close out the latest WPTDeepStacks season.
Toss in a recap on the recently-completed World Series of Poker (WSOP) Europe and a breakdown on the iconic Mirage in Las Vegas being sold to Hard Rock International for $1 Billion, and it's another must-listen episode of poker's greatest podcast.
Big thanks to the special sponsor this week in D&B Publishing, which you can learn more about here.
|00:24||Welcome to the show|
|01:10||Chad celebrates his 39th birthday|
|04:00||Justin Bonomo takes back all-time money lead|
|07:50||Does playing poker contribute to the world?|
|12:00||Ad: D&B Publishing|
|13:20||Sammy Farha involved in physical fight at Houston poker room|
|18:00||Johnny Chan’s 88 Social closes in Houston|
|25:50||Raminder Singh Wins Inaugural RunGood All-Stars ProAm Trophy|
|29:30||Global Poker Awards coming back on February 18|
|30:00||MSPT Canterbury Park sets records; Kyna England takes it down|
|32:58||Guest Kyna England joins the show|
|34:06||Kyna England’s poker origin story|
|36:25||Taking poker more serious during the pandemic w/ Poker Power|
|37:55||Favorite to win the MSPT Season 12 Player of the Year|
|43:30||Moving to Las Vegas|
|45:20||Finishing 3rd in the $5,000 WPT Venetian for $448K|
|51:20||Josef Gulas Jr wins the 2021 WSOP Europe Main Event for €1,276,712|
|54:48||Michael Rossitto wins at Thunder Valley to close out WPTDeepStacks season|
|57:03||Iconic Mirage in Las Vegas sold to Hard Rock International for $1 Billion|
|1:00:15||What could Seminole Hard Rock poker be like in Las Vegas?|
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Executive Editor US, PokerNews Podcast co-host & 2013 WSOP Bracelet Winner.