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More WSOP recaps and HOF nominees
1:11:40OCT. 22 POKERCAST RECAP: In one of our longer shows in recent memory, we recap the most recent World Series of Poker results, discuss this year's nominees for the Poker Hall of Fame, chat about a new way to teach Hold'em, complete an O'Mally's Move and analyze Jon Urban's Hand of the Week.
World Series of Poker recap
1:00:15OCT. 15 POKERCAST RECAP: We take a look back at some of the interesting stories out of the early events at the World Series of Poker, plus Scott has some thoughts on how much luck plays into the new season of Survivor and compares it to poker. We also have a new O'Mally's Move and Paul Phillips has the Hand of the Week with Kd-8d.
World Series of Poker begins
59:16OCT. 1 POKERCAST RECAP: With the World Series of Poker beginning today, we follow PokerNews' lead and discuss some predictions for how the series will go. And are there too many trophies and awards up for grabs in poker these days? We weigh in. We also complete an O'Mally's Move and Don Hannam has the Hand of the Week with A-10 in a six-max NLHE cash game.
More WSOP online events and Stars settles
1:03:13SEPT. 24 POKERCAST RECAP: The World Series of Poker has added even more WSOP online events to its series that kicks off next week; PokerStars settles its suit with Kentucky, and a British casino owner pledges $1.2M to help with poker lobbying worldwide. We also have some more poker room reopenings, a new O'Mally's Move and Michael Paul has the second of his two Hands of the Week, this time he has K-Q.
Sports betting, WSOP, Doyle Brunson and Norm MacDonald
40:37SEPT. 17 POKERCAST RECAP: Sports betting is nearly ubiquitous, World Series of Poker players can remove masks at the table, there's a Doyle Brunson documentary on the horizon and we say goodbye to Norm MacDonald, a former High Stakes Poker host and comedian who died of cancer at the age of 61. We also complete an O'Mally's Move and Michael Paul has the Hand of the Week with A-10.
A world champ and required vaccinations
56:21SEPT. 3 POKERCAST RECAP: We have a new Ante Up World Champion; the World Series of Poker is requiring all players to be fully vaccinated, and there was a recent women's poker survey that showed the top reasons why they don't play. We have a new O'Mally's Move and Dan England has an Omaha Hand of the Week. One production note: There will be no show next week but we will return with the Sept. 17 edition.
AUPT Worlds, WSOP and more COVID
46:15AUG. 27 POKERCAST RECAP: The Ante Up World Poker Championship at Thunder Valley Casino Resort in Northern California is winding down, but not before some more record numbers and a fantastic main event still to come! We have news that Lon McEachern and Norman Chad will be back in the booth for this year's WSOP, Live Casino in Maryland cancels its WPT series because of COVID and MGM Springfield is expected to bring back its poker room by the end of the year. We also complete the O'Mally's Move and Keiran Downie has the Hand of the Week with J-9 in a $2-$5 NLHE game.
Ante Up World Poker Championships
1:02:18AUG. 20 POKERCAST RECAP: The Ante Up World Poker Championships at Thunder Valley Casino Resort in California are a smashing success with records being broken and great stories emerging. Also, there's a Covid update for the WSOP and Harrah's NOLA. Eric Seidel won his ninth WSOP bracelet and we have a new O'Mally's Move. Matt Hayward has our Hand of the Week and it's PLO!
Ben Erwin of Thunder Valley Casino Resort
29:41AUG. 13 POKERCAST RECAP: In a very special episode, we interview Ben Erwin, Thunder Valley Casino Resort Director of Poker Operations. It's our first interview on the show in years, and what an interview it was as we discuss the upcoming Ante Up World Championship, which begins this week! Our normal show will return next week.
Covid disrupting poker life
55:22AUG. 6 POKERCAST RECAP: With the Delta variant of Covid-19 brutalizing America, poker series are being postponed and health protocols are returning. What does that mean for the upcoming World Series of Poker? Also, the 2+2 Forum gets sold and a loser in a Florida home game pulls a gun and is behind bars now. We also complete O'Mally's Move and Ken Douglas has an interesting Hand of the Week with A-Q.