Another wild week in the scandal surrounding Mike Postle and Stones Gambling Hall. Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt are here with another PokerNews Podcast episode to break it all down. A lawsuit is filed for tens of millions of dollars in damages by 25 plaintiffs against Postle, Stones and other parties. Sarah and Jeff recap the civil suit plus discuss what the developer behind the graphics system being used had to say about everything going on. Then, Sarah chats with popular poker vlogger Jeff Boski. What was it like to play with Postle on stream? Boski will fill you in. Plus, Sarah and Jeff recap a bit of drama going on with Johnnie Vibes and Jared Jaffee. And, the incredible success story that was WPT Australia, the PN Pod dives into the big numbers!
Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt have no problem choosing what to lead off with in this episode of the PokerNews Podcast. They take a deep dive into the cheating scandal surrounding Mike Postle and Stones Live. Joey Ingram's investigation videos on YouTube set the stage for the discussion, as Sarah and Jeff go over multiple points of evidence against Postle. Plus, the two chat about Flutter's merger with The Stars Group, and what that could mean for the future of PokerStars. Then, Sarah brings on Ray from the "Confessions of a Market Maker" business podcast. Sponsor: Run It Once Poker
Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt are together again for another episode of the PokerNews Podcast. They discuss the top stories in the poker world, and leading off on the list, the sale of the Rio to a New York-based real estate company. What does that mean for the World Series of Poker? Plus, a full WCOOP recap, what stood out during the popular PokerStars series? And it's another win for Vegas tournament crusher Eric Baldwin. Then, Kasey Mills and Adam Neal from the Thirst Lounge team joins Sarah for a wide-ranging conversation on what the new-look squad plans to bring to the table in the future.
Sarah Herring is in Colorado covering the Heartland Poker Tour event at the Golden Gates Casino. So while she's gone, Jeff Platt takes the reins of the PokerNews Podcast. But Sarah didn't leave us empty-handed, she taped an interview with partypoker Team Online pro Jeff Gross. The two dive into Gross's move over to partypoker, his streaming future, and the state of the online game. Before that, Jeff breaks down both the British Poker Open and Super High Roller Bowl London, with the help from his broadcast partner from PokerGO, Brent Hanks. Hanks also reveals what's on the horizon for PokerGO as far as Poker After Dark and Dolly's Game are concerned. Jeff also takes a look at a new tournament hosted at the Venetian, and why it's drawing so much controversy.
Phil Galfond is one of the best poker players in the world, and he jumped into running a poker site with the same brilliant and logical mind that took him as far as he is as a player. He recently endeavored to become a "player" again on his own site in order to gain an authentic and realistic perspective on Run it Once. He also live streamed most of his experience to share with the world and the results have been nothing short of illuminating. Galfond joins Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt for the PokerNews Podcast to discuss his revelations and expectations for the future.