This week on the show, Adam and Terrence get into how to make televised poker a better product. This year's ESPN WSOP Main Event coverage is discussed including some of the things that the guys feel could be improved. This week there is another call to MJ at his office to get his take on the Doug Lee vs Jimmy Fricke angleshooting controversy from the $500k Planet Hollywood final table. Before they let Mike go, they test his poker celebrity trivia knowledge with a quick quiz. In the second segment, Terrence and Adam call Shaun Deeb and Barry Greenstein to play a game of stripper trivia and find out how the two Pokercast favorites are doing. Several email submissions are read and talked about, including an interesting PLO hand and some amusing twitter feedback. Steve D from Pokerstars HQ in the Isle of Man once again joins the show to talk about the VIP club changes for 2015 as well as the recent Pokerstars player meetings. The password for the October 19th Pokerstars invitational for Pokercast listeners is hidden somewhere in the show. (Featured guests: Barry Greenstein, Shaun Deeb)
This week on the Pokercast Adam and Terrence welcome Fantasy Football $1M winner Matt Smith to talk about his big win from the past weekend as well as some fantasy football strategy. Spencer “360flip19” Moe also makes his Pokercast debut to talk about his 2014 WCOOP win in event #12 and give us some insight into the HUNL community. Lots of topics for Adam and Terrence to throw around, including the WSOP Player of the Year race currently in full swing in Melbourne, Australia. The guys also talk about the recent Phil Ivey lawsuit decision, Dan Colman’s incredible six month run, Isai Scheinberg’s big win at the UKIPT and Kyle Keranen’s behaviour showcased on the ESPN WSOP Main Event coverage. Lots of mail this week to get to and finally the password for the Pokerstars invitational for Pokercast listeners is given out. (Featured guests: Matt Smith, Spencer Moe)
Pokercast Episode 334: Mirza “Zaza” Muhovic and the 2014 WCOOP wrap-up
This week on the pokercast Adam and Terrence get Mirza “Zaza” Muhovic on the show. Zaza is a European online mid/high stakes online cash game regular and Ivey League coach who regularly plays up to 24 tables at a time at those stakes, including Zoom tables. He talks with the guys about how he manages to put in this ridiculous amount of volume and stays focused while playing that many hands at a time. Mirza talks about a bunch of topics including controversial “seating scripts” that allow regular grinders to “bum-hunt” less experienced players and the differences between Zoom games and regular ring games. He also re-counts his experience at his first WSOP this year, and what it’s like to experience Vegas for the first time. As usual Terrence and Adam have lots of stories from the poker universe like allegations of Tom Dwan being a scammer as the “Durrrr Challenge” from years ago is still unsettled. The sudden news of Pokerstars cutting off service to several countries in the Middle East/Asia and Africa is another topic of discussion this week as Adam and Terrence dive into why this happened.
The WCOOP is officially over after the main event was won by “CrownUpGuy” and the crew discuss the last events and the big numbers from the final week of the biggest online poker festival to date. Steve D also comes on the show from the Isle of Man to discuss… A hand that he played in a Pokerstars employees event!? And of course what’s happening at the worlds biggest poker site this week, such as the new Spin & Go format which gives players a chance to win a huge prize for a small buy in. The Invitational tournament password is also hidden in the show! Feature Guest: Mirza “Zaza” Muhovic (Featured guests: Mirza Muhovic)
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)