Guest Adam Small thinks that WSOP Main Event Champ Qui Nguyen was just mashing buttons at the final table, and that’s a good thing. When it comes to Donald Trump button-mashing his way to the presidency, we’re not so sure. Also discussed: the failure of the PokerStars Festival in New Jersey.
Andrew Barber debates online tournament wizard and Trump supporter Bryan Paris, with co-host Alex Weldon moderating. Nine questions are asked, with topics including: the Obama administration, race relations, civil disobedience, the current candidates, the possibilities for a Trump presidency, the media, the electoral system, government spending, and foreign policy.
It’s been many weeks since the last podcast, but Alex and Andrew are back with their longest one yet, packed with important life (and poker) advice after a long summer schedule.
With the WSOP over, errant co-host Andrew Barber returns to the podcast, and he and Alex have some catching up to do. The result is a chummier and somewhat less formal podcast than most episodes.
Alex is joined by fellow PTP contributor Steve Ruddock to discuss prop bets big and small, the California regulatory landscape, and a tricky river decision for Safiya Umerova in the WSOP Shootout event.
Alex and Andrew invite guests Leah Freeman and Mariana Vamplew to take on the extremely heavy topic of sexual assault and the Dr. Jaclynn Moskow story.
Alex, Andrew and ‘the Poker Mutant’ Darrel Plant discuss the recent intergenerational poker Twitter feud, compare poker to Hearthstone and try to guess the age of this year’s WSOP Main Event winner. The three also review a listener’s hand, in which hero flops broadway on a monochrome board.
Alex and Andrew are joined by Justin Hammer, tournament coordinator at the Commerce Casino in LA to discuss experimental tournament formats. Other topics on the agenda include the outcome of the Spin-and-Go satellites to the EPT Grand Final in Monaco, the recent refunds disbursed by PokerStars to high stakes Spin-and-Go players, and a river decision by Mustapha Kanit that confused even pros like Vanessa Selbst.
Alex and Andrew’s full interview with Olivier Busquet about his MMA fight from Podcast Episode 4.
Alex and Andrew talk to Olivier Busquet about his MMA fight, prop betting and the GPL, then are joined by PTP contributor Steve Ruddock for a debate about Mike Dentale’s alleged collusion scandal.