This week on the Pokercast: Billy Pappas joins the guys to talk about his run at the 2014 WSOP Main Event and how he plans to approach the final table. Pappas breaks down some of the big hands that helped him reach the richest final table in poker and talks about his position and what he can do about it. A dealer before this WSOP, Billy talks about his plan to deal one more down with main event bracelet on if he manages to take the tournament down. Pappas is a foosball legend and the guys don't miss the opportunity to get the inside scoop on what being ranked number one in the world at something like. Not to be outdone, Pokercast favorite Padraig Parkinson joins the show to do what he does best. Tell stories! In "in case you missed it", Adam and Terrance talk about Ultimate Poker leaving New Jersey, speculating on some of the reasons for the move. The guys also discuss William Reynolds and his twitter attack on UG, and then move on to the issue of Bodog asking tracking sites to remove their traffic statistics. The third week of WCOOP results are the next topic and Pokerstars tournament director Bryan Slick joins the show from Pokerstars HQ to give an inside look at the WCOOP and how they make the decision to bring in new events. As always, the password is given for the Sept 28th Pokerstars invitational for Pokercast listeners is given out. (Featured guests: Padraig Parkinson, Billy Pappas)
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - Terrence is back with Adam this week and Antonio Esfandiari makes an appearance on the show! Antonio talks with the guys about his love of Burning Man, his shortfall in the One Drop and him and Phil Laak's new show on the Discovery Channel: "Underground Poker". Antonio also plays a round of "What does Johnny Lodden think?" and "How Much Ya Got?".
The guys also talk WCOOP which is in full swing now at PokerStars, including the High Roller event which had a prize pool of over $6 Million.
Adam and Terrence discuss a myriad of topics like the patent trolls that threatened our beloved podcasting as we know it, whether a Roast is a good idea for the Pokercast, plus Ross the producer shows up with a new soundboard. Steve D checks in from the Isle of Man with updates from PokerStars HQ, including changes players in the UK are going to face, also the Pokercast Invitational password is hidden in the show.
Feature Guest: Antonio Esfandiari (Featured guests: Antonio Esfandiari)
Terrence Chan is back in the studio co-hosting with Adam as the guys tackle all the happenings in the poker universe this week. Abe "Limon" gets on the line for the feature interview to talk about grinding live PLO Cash in Los Angeles and tells some truly ridiculous stories that only a man who has spent a considerable amount of time in southern California card rooms could tell. Abe also talks about his involvement in Bart Hansonís crushlivepoker.com and whether or not PLO could be the most popular game in North America. Mike "GoLeafsGoEh" Leah joins the show fresh off a $1M paycheck for finishing 2nd to Dan Colman at the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open. Mike talks about his run at the tournament, the guarantee that wasnít met and talks about Colemanís play at the final table. Adam and Terrance also talk about Colemanís ridiculous winning spree. We take a minute to switch games and talk about the upcoming $1M guaranteed Chess Tournament with PokerStars Mind Sports Ambassador, Jennifer Shahade. Jen talks about the issues that chess faces in becoming a game played with large cash prizes, as well as her own tournament she will be hosting that combines chess and poker. Adam and Terrance discuss the 2014 Poker Hall of Fame nominations, then take a stroll down page one of the News, Views and Gossip forum. Lee Jones also checks in from the Isle of Man to talk about WCOOP and what else is going on at PokerStars and finally the guy give out the password for the Sept 14 Pokerstars invitational for Pokercast listeners. (Featured guests: Mike Leah, Limon)
Terence Chan joins Adam in studio as this week's guest host. The guys talk about some of the big issues in the poker world such as the t-shirts worn by Dan Colman and Olivier Busquet at EPT Barcelona, Gus Hansen approaching 20 Million in lifetime online losses and Pokerstars' latest MTT format the Double Bubble. Terrence's latest project is a podcast interviewing poker personalities that have stepped away from the game. His first interview is with Matt "HossTBF" Hawrilenko and an edited version is played on the show. The guys are then joined by professional gamer Johnathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel to talk about his gaming career and how the poker industry could learn from the sponsorship model that is so successful in egaming. Steve D from Pokerstars joins the show to talk about the issues surrounding live streaming internet poker final tables, as well as the latest news from the world's largest poker room. Last but not least, the password and format for the September 7th Pokerstars invitational for Pokercast listeners is given out. (Featured guests: Johnathan Wendel, Matt Hawrilenko)
On the Pokercast this week: Adam is joined by iGaming industry superstar Joe Tall to talk about the Fantasy Sports industry, as well as touch on some of the issues of the week. Daniel Negreau's assertion that he could beat the 25/50 6max games on Stars with two weeks practice is one issue they guys touch on, as well as One Drop champion Dan Colman's recent twitter comments regarding his view on the game of poker. Allen Kessler comes on the program to talk about his decision to boycott the WPT Legends of Poker because of the new re-entry format that they are implementing this year. Allen talks about why he feels this is very bad for poker and also gives us some Chainsaw Travel Tips for MTT pros who tour the world. Jean Robert Bellande then joins the guys to give us his take on his recent arrest and what it was like to spend a day in jail. BrokelivingJRB also gives us his whole view on the recently completed One Drop and what it was like to play the biggest event of his life. Jean Robert then gives us the lowdown on his rumored 7 figure wins earlier in the year in Dan Bilzarian's private game and a hand or two that he won. Lee Jones joins the guys from the Isle of Man to update us on how EPT Barcelona is going and then the password for the August 31st Pokerstars invitational for Pokercast listeners is given out. (Featured guests: Jean-Robert Bellande)