PokerNews Week in Review: WSOP 2021 Schedule & Poker Drama
On the latest special episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring, Jeff Platt, and Chad Holloway breakdown the recently-revealed 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP) schedule. They touch on some of the biggest changes and additions, highlight premier events, and get excited about Doyle Brunson saying he might play select tournaments.
They then recap the US Poker Open, which was won by David Peters for the second year in a row, complete with sideline interviews with Peters and Jordan Cristos. Jeff also breakdowns his bizarre "Sports Cards" interview with Jared Bleznick.
Other stories covered are Chance Kornuth winning the MSPT Venetian, Armando Mesina taking down the RGPS Jamul Casino, and the special one-year anniversary edition of the GGPoker Super Million$. Toss in a pair of "juicy drama" stories in WPT champ Dennis Blieden getting sentenced for his embezzlement crimes and a provocative ACR live-stream causing controversy, and it's an episode not to be missed.
Finally, they welcome guest Tony Miles, who finished runner-up in the 2018 WSOP. Miles is in a well-publicized prop bet with Shaun Deeb where he's bet $5,000 at 20:1 that he can complete a course on American Ninja Warrior. He'll get his shot as he'll appear on the next episode on Monday, June 21 at 9 p.m. ET / p.m. CT. Get all the details on what to expect in this episode.
Big thanks to the special sponsor this week in Elite Chip Care.
01:00 | Tony Miles initial prop bet
3:45 | Elite Chip Care
4:15 | WSOP Schedule Released: https://www.pokernews.com/news/2021/06/2021-wsop-schedule-world-series-of-poker-tournaments-dates-39334.htm
13:25 I Doyle might fire: https://www.pokernews.com/news/2021/06/doyle-brunson-wsop-2021-39347.htm
16:30 | David Peters wins back to back US Poker Opens: https://www.pokernews.com/news/2021/06/david-peters-wins-third-uspo-title-event11-39341.htm
17:30 | David Peters Interview
19:55 | Jordan Cristos Interview
21:45 | Jeff does bizarre interview with Bleznick: https://www.pokernews.com/news/2021/06/sports-cards-jared-bleznick-poker-sports-cards-39323.htm
29:40 | Sean Winter wins Main: https://www.pokernews.com/tours/us-poker-open/2021-us-poker-open/event-12-50-000-no-limit-hold-em/chips.419080.htm
33:45 | Tony Miles Joins the Podcast
51:50 I Chance Kornuth wins MSPT Venetian: https://www.pokernews.com/news/2021/06/chance-kornuth-wins-mspt-venetian-1600-main-event-39345.htm
54:30 | First GG Super Millions Title for Dvoress: https://www.pokernews.com/news/2021/05/dvoress-ggpoker-super-millions-39130.htm
43:30 | RunGood Returns, Armando Mesina wins Main: https://www.pokernews.com/news/2021/06/armando-mesina-wins-rrgps-jamul-casino-main-event-39331.htm
56:45 | "judd trump" wins massive GG Super Millions: https://www.pokernews.com/news/2021/06/judd-trump-super-millions-anniversary-39348.htm
01:00:00 | Streaming Drama involving Phil Naggy of ACR and outrage at Vanessa Kade
01:08:10 | Dennis Blieden Sentencing: https://www.pokernews.com/news/2021/06/wpt-champ-dennis-blieden-sentenced-to-6-5-years-in-prison-39312.htm
01:21:30 | Sarah’s baby bump
01:21:33 | Run it Once
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