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Jan. 11, 2018
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - This week on the Pokercast: We bring you up to date on what’s happening at the PCA and talk about Molly’s Game, then answer a heap of your mail! To begin Adam talks about the second weigh in for the weight bet and coming a bit unravelled afterwards. Terrence has been a Dad for another week and Ross gets a second job on the radio. We then answer an email about the movie Molly’s Game and review it. In the news: PCA is in full swing, the guys break down all of the high roller winners and plus the main event. Also, Daniel Negreanu blogs about his net profit/loss from the last year and a few stars pros retire. We also have some funny tweets in 140 or less and your mail! Mail topics this week include PLO strategy vs an old lady, losing bitcoin after selling drugs on the dark web and more!
Jan. 2, 2018
On this episode of the Pokercast: Disclaimer - This episode contains very little poker content, that being said, there is a whole lot to catch you up on! To begin we have some very sad news about a former member of the Pokercast that long time listeners will remember. James Bunner left us over the holidays after a long and difficult battle with mental illness, Adam and Terrence share their thoughts and pay their respects before we get in to the rest of the pod. First off, the baby is here! Terrence talks about the experience of the birth of his first-born, what that day was like and how his perspective has changed over the past week. We then move on to the weight bet. Adam had his first weigh in last night and had to sweat it out in the sauna, Adam and T talk about the drama that unfolded trying to make weight yesterday after the last 8 months. We will be back (hopefully) with Phil Galfond and more Poker news & content later in the week!
Dec. 19, 2017
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - On this episode of the Pokercast: The schedule for the 2018 WSOP has been officially released, we talk about the new events and other stories. To begin Terrence is drawing ever closer to the baby due date and Adam nearly gave up on his weight bet. In the news: The WSOP schedule has new and exciting events to offer in 2018, we talk about all of them! Also Stars promotes a new $25k championship tournament which could have a path to victory for non-high rollers, plus a bad beat for the winner of a huge bad beat jackpot in Reno this week. We’ve also got your mail on deck which contains quite a few pet peeves as well as examining the question: How do some of the big name pros really perceive themselves?
Dec. 12, 2017
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - On this episode of the Pokercast: A couple of big tournaments were taken down, bitcoin continues to soar and more. To begin: Adam is closing in on weigh in time and Terrence is nearing the baby due date, plus a degen story before we get into the news. WPT 5 Diamond was won by Ryan Tosoc at the Bellagio while grinder Jon “apestyles” Van Fleet won the Party Poker Millions online. Also a random job posting for Full Tilt Poker appeared, we explore the reasons why. We then get into a live PLO hand that Adam played and some tweets in 140 (280) or less. We open up the Mailbag as well to answer some of your questions. Topics including: A not-so-freeroll, a PLO game with Sammy Farha and a story of running on empty are answered.
Dec. 1, 2017
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - This week on the Pokercast: Sam Greenwood joins us hot off of winning all of the moneys at the Caribbean Poker Party. To begin Adam and Terrence talk about the wild swings in the bitcoin market and more. Sam then joins us to explain how he came 3rd, 2nd & 1st in big buy in events in Punta Cana and also opens up about the big downswing he was on before this tournament series. In other poker news: High stakes PLO player Cumicon retires and posts an epic graph upon retirement [LINK to thread with photos] and 23 year old Spanish phenom Adrian Mateos has become the number one tournament poker player in the world, according to the GPI index. We then get into some funny tweets from this week and your mail about airport tilt!
Nov. 24, 2017
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - This week on the Pokercast: The guys are joined by Remko Rinkema! To begin we chat about the absurd exchange between rapper Talib Kweli and a bunch of well known poker pros on twitter. Then Remko talks with us about the Poker Central Poker After Dark coverage and what we can hope to see in the future, plus the weight loss bets they have going and how not to get fat again over the holidays. We also break down a crazy hero call made my Matt Berkey on PAD and some great tweets in 140 (280) or less. In the Mailbag this week we respond to the actual amount of truckloads of implants it would take to reach Kells and some NLH and Omaha 8 strat. Happy Thanksgiving to our American friends from the Pokercast!
Nov. 16, 2017
On this episode of the Pokercast: Lots of poker world drama between Daniel Negreanu & James Woods, plus Leon Tsoukernik & Matt Kirk can't settle another huge debt. To begin the guys chat about AM radio before we jump into the news. Leon Tsoukernik is again front and centre after yet another handshake deal (for $3 Million this time) goes wrong, the lender was Aussie Matt Kirk. We break down the report provided by Rob Yong and what we know about the deal. Then Daniel Negreanu calls out actor and recreational poker player James Woods for his reported sexual misconduct, we talk about the twitter reactions from the controversy. Other stories include Party Poker removing their account inactivity fees. We then get into 140 (280?) or less with some great tweets from the last week, and your Mail! We get to some questions about Chris Ferguson potentially data mining Full Tilt and Poker Pro appearance fees before we wrap things up. (Featured guests: No Guest)
Nov. 16, 2017
On this episode of the Pokercast: Lots of poker world drama between Daniel Negreanu & James Woods, plus Leon Tsoukernik & Matt Kirk can't settle another huge debt.
To begin the guys chat about AM radio before we jump into the news.
Leon Tsoukernik is again front and centre after yet another handshake deal (for $3 Million this time) goes wrong, the lender was Aussie Matt Kirk. We break down the report provided by Rob Yong and what we know about the deal. Then Daniel Negreanu calls out actor and recreational poker player James Woods for his reported sexual misconduct, we talk about the twitter reactions from the controversy. Other stories include Party Poker removing their account inactivity fees. We then get into 140 (280?) or less with some great tweets from the last week, and your Mail! We get to some questions about Chris Ferguson potentially data mining Full Tilt and Poker Pro appearance fees before we wrap things up. (Featured guests: No Guest)
Nov. 6, 2017
On this episode of the Pokercast: We dive into your wonderful mail from the last few weeks. To begin: Emma Fryer, a regular of the live poker circuit in Nottingham passed away and Adam and Terrence share their condolences before we get into ICYMI. This week: WSOPE is wrapping up and Chris Ferguson is officially the POY, plus Dominik Nitsche wins the One Drop high roller. Also the $1M Big One for One Drop will return to Vegas this summer and who else but Leon Tsoukernik is the first to enter. Adam then has a few live PLO hands to review before 140 or less. We’ve got a couple of tone deaf (standard) Hellmuth tweets this week plus a few others. Finally we dive into the Mailbag. Topics this week include: Whether or not you should be refunded for a poorly advertised tournament, regularly showing up late to a live SNG and some live cash game strategy! (Featured guests: Terrence Chan)
Nov. 3, 2017
On this episode of the Pokercast: Several important pieces of poker news to catch you up on over the last week! Adam has returned from Vegas where he may have fell off the wagon and Terrence questions changes to his MMA future with a child on the way. In the News: Chris Ferguson continues his tear in the WSOP Player of the year race, leaving the poker world unsure how to feel. Phil Ivey gets some final judgement in his $10M appeal vs Crockford’s Casino in London and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signs deal to massively expand gaming in the state. Steve Ruddock from onlinepokerreport.com joins us to give us the details on how this effects the outlook of US online poker. Ryan “Protential” Laplante, MTT Pro and Run It Once instructor is our main guest this week. Ryan returns to the podcast to break down several hands from live MTT’s he has played over the last little while, and how his live game differs from his online game. The strategy talk is too good that we eventually run out of time! (Featured guests: Ryan "Protential" Laplante)