Ben Mintz, also known as Bayou Ben and Barstool Mintzy, was a poker pro before busting his bankroll which lead to him returning to college and starting from scratch. A series of events put Mintzy back at the World Series of Poker and today he joined our show to discuss it all.
In addition to this, Brent Hanks finally joins the podcast and we discuss Phil Hellmuth's quest for Bracelet 16 while Jason Koon is two wins away from winning his first in the $25,000 Heads Up Championship.
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The Battle of Bitterness: Friedman vs Hellmuth
31:37Adam Friedman and Phil Hellmuth are both known for their emotional investment in the game of poker as well as their acumen in all the games. Last night, these two squared off for the $10k Dealer's Choice Championship bracelet and Remko was on the scene to give you a first-hand account of how it went down.
Incredible Runs & Crypto Talk with Bryan Micon
52:51Bryan Micon used to be a WSOP tournament grinder but through the emergence of Bitcoin and being an early adopter, he turned himself into a rich whale! This year, Micon returned to the WSOP after a five-year hiatus and he joined Donnie and Remko to talk about his newfound love for the game and "whale" status. After two straight days of full-blown Phil Hellmuth coverage, the guys also get you caught up on the recent WSOP bracelet winners Chance Kornuth, Jim Collopy, David 'Bakes' Baker, and Michael Noori. Lastly, Adam Friedman goes for his third straight $10k Dealer's Choice bracelet while Michael Addamo continues to crush No Limit Hold'em High Rollers. Are we in the middle of historic runs when it comes to Friedman and Addamo? Tune in and decide for yourself.
Exclusive Extended Phil Hellmuth Interview
35:35After winning his 16th World Series of Poker bracelet in the $1,500 No Limit 2-7 Single Draw event, Phil Hellmuth sat down for an exclusive extended interview with us. On this show, Hellmuth discusses how the final table played out, his poker legacy, and how he's kept his ego in check after his massive blow-up in the $10,000 Seven Card Stud.
Phil Hellmuth Wins 16th WSOP Gold Bracelet
37:34In an electric Amazon Room at the 2021 World Series of Poker, Phil Hellmuth won his record-extending 16th gold bracelet. This episode of the WSOP Podcast covers Hellmuth's historic night from the moment he got to heads-up play versus Jake Schwartz until he gave his winner interview. You will hear interviews with Mike Matusow, Brent Hanks, and Jeff Platt on this episode.
Bring On The Euros! (And Everyone Else)
41:45Donnie and Remko gather on Saturday night to break down the implications of the WSOP adding two starting days to this year's Main Event. Starting on November 8th, travel restrictions are lifted and players from all over the world can now make last-minute plans to play in the $10,000 Main Event. Donnie also spoke to Anthony Zinno, Scott Ball, and Dylan Weisman as all three claimed bracelets in the last 24 hours.
Skydiving, Tailgating & Drunk Poker
34:16The 14th episode of the WSOP Podcast sees the glorious return of Brent Hanks, the lost son. Mr. Buffalo tells stories of his wild night with Daniel Negreanu which included a trip to the Golden Knights home opener and finding a bag in the pro-heavy $5,000 6-Max event. Brent also provides insights into the brand new PokerGO Tailgate, which will be in operation daily from the World Series of Poker as a place to hang out and watch both poker and sports. Donnie brings an update on the Ladies Event that concluded last night and shares the fascinating story of Lara Eisenberg who took the event down. Lastly, travel restrictions will be lifted for vaccinated players on November 8th and the boys speculate on how this will effect the numbers of the WSOP Main Event.
Poker is Not Very Hard (You Can Trust Us)
50:37Your daily WSOP Podcast gets you up to speed on the latest action from the Rio including today's Ladies Event final table, last night's Milly Maker results and stories, and Daniel Negreanu's deep run in the $5k 6-Max. The guys also dive into Wynn's epic Mystery Bounty tournament, which tournaments they'd like to see at the World Series of Poker, and whether or not Dan Bilzerian will play a $100,000,00 heads-up poker match in Las Vegas later this year.
More Hellmuth Insights, Gathy's A Wizard & Linde's First Bracelet
38:54Phil Hellmuth still dominates the headlines at the 2021 World Series of Poker and both Remko and Donnie share additional thoughts on his massive outburst at the $10,000 Seven Card Stud final table. Last night, Dylan Linde won his first WSOP bracelet in the Mixed Omaha event and the guys preview the PokerGO Live Streamed final table of the Millionaire Maker tonight featuring Michael 'The Meditator' Gathy who's going for his fifth No Limit Hold'em bracelet.
Should Phil Hellmuth Be Stopped?
34:40Phil Hellmuth came close to winning his 16th World Series of Poker at the final table of the $10,000 Seven Card Stud Championship last night, but while his quest was unsuccessful, his tirades were not. Hellmuth raised a lot of eyebrows with his f-bomb laden rants when his opponents outdrew him, and this morning Twitter was up in arms about his behavior. On this podcast, Remko and Donnie share their thoughts on the matter and also dive into a variety of other topics such as a man playing in the Ladies Event once again, and a small recap of the other tournaments at the Rio today.
Chess Grandmaster Qiyu 'Nemo' Zhou Makes Her WSOP Debut!
41:55The World Series of Poker brings players from all over the world to Las Vegas and today we had a unique opportunity to talk to Women Chess Grandmaster Qiyu 'Nemo' Zhou about venturing into the game of poker. Remko and Donnie also dive into Phil Hellmuth's chase for No. 16 as he's playing on today's PokerGO final table stream of the $10,000 Seven Card Stud Championship. We also break down other ongoing events such as the Milly Maker and look ahead at the other streams on PokerGO this week.