PokerNews Podcast: WSOP Kicks Off, WPT Wraps Up
The World Series of Poker is in full swing! Sarah Herring and [Removed:139] break down what happened in the first couple days of what's already been an action-packed WSOP.
Sarah is still in Barcelona, she takes a look at Martin Jacobson's run in the 888poker LIVE Main Event.
Jeff was a part of the broadcast for the $10k Super Turbo Bounty final table, which featured an appearance from Daniel Negreanu.
And it's an absolutely massive turnout for the Big Fifty, which sets an attendance record.
Jeff attended a World Poker Tour press conference, and spoke with President/CEO Adam Pliska, Vice President of Global Tour Management Angelica Hael, and Executive Tour Director Matt Savage.
Show Time Stamps
|0:20||Intro: Starting the WSOP grind! Three podcasts a week!|
|2:10||Sarah chats with Kara Scott in Barcelona|
|4:20||Martin Jacobson's run in the Main Event in Barcelona|
|6:40||The first final table of the summer for Phil Hellmuth|
|7:30||Brian Green Wins First Bracelet of the 2019 World Series of Poker|
|9:30||Nicholas Haynes Wins Event #1: $500 Casino Employees Event|
|10:30||The incredible turnout for the Big Fifty|
|16:00||$50k High Roller pre-final table summary|
|18:10||Derek McMaster Wins 2019 WSOP Event #4: $1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better for $228,228|
|20:00||James Carroll Wins Second WPT Title in Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown|
|20:30||Maria Ho finishes third, the viewing experience at the HyperX eSports Arena|
|22:20||Craig Varnell Gets a Title for his Birthday, Wins WPT Choctaw for $380K|
|24:20||Sarah's interview with Varnell last year after he won a WSOP bracelet|
|26:00||Jeff attends the World Poker Tour press conference, shares thoughts on their announcements|
|28:10||Jeff chats with WPT President/CEO Adam Pliska, VP of Global Tour Management Angelica Hael, and Executive Tour Director Matt Savage|
|46:20||The push for Savage to make the Poker Hall of Fame|
|50:20||The relationship between the WSOP and the WPT|
|53:30||Coming up: Two more episodes this week!|
You can subscribe to the PokerNews Podcast on Apple Podcasts here!