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.
|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|
|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!
Subscribe to the PokerNews Podcast on Apple Podcasts here!