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PokerNews Podcast: Big Turnout for WSOP Reunion, Early Winner Interviews & More


On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Jeff Platt and Chad Holloway come to you from the 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP)!

The dynamic duo brings you up to speed on all the big stories from the first few days of the series including a big turnout for the $5 million GTD Reunion, Phil Hellmuth making an early run, and GGPoker announcing a new ambassador.

They also chat about early champs bolstered by behind-the-scenes interviews w/ bracelet winners Jesse Klein, Tyler Cornell, and Jimmy Barnett.

Finally, they touch base on the Golden Nugget’s The Grand Poker Series and early winners from that series.

Big thanks to the special sponsor this week in Elite Chip Care, which you can learn more about here.

Time Stamps

Time Topic
00:24 Welcome to the show
01:24 Sponsor: Elite Chip Care
02:03 The Reunion draws big to surpassed $5M GTD
05:06 Hellmuth makes early run at bracelet No. 16
07:48 Winner interview w/ $25K H.O.R.S.E. champ Jesse Klein
12:15 Tyler Cornell takes down Event #6: $25K High Roller for $833K
13:57 Winner interview w/ Tyler Cornell
15:36 Connor Drinan captures his second career bracelet
16:34 Chad fails in Event #1: $500 Casino Employee
18:00 Winner interview w/ Jimmy Barnett
22:54 GGPoker signs Jason Koon as new global ambassador
23:32 Sponsor: [URL=”/ggpoker/download/”]GGPoker
25:15 Early winners from the Grand Poker Series at Golden Nugget

Plan for the WSOP

Remember, during the 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP), which runs Thursday, September 30 through Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, we’ll be bringing you three episodes of the PokerNews Podcast each week!

New episodes are slated to be released every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday bringing you all the latest from the 2021 WSOP along with interviews straight from the tournament floor!

Check out our 2021 WSOP Hub here!

Tell us who you want to hear from. Let us know what you think of the show — tweet about the podcast using #PNPod, and be sure to follow Sarah Herring, Jeff Platt and Chad Holloway on Twitter.

Subscribe to the PokerNews Podcast on Apple Podcasts here!

Check Out Past Episodes of the PN Podcast Here!





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