Category Archives: Player News

LIVE PokerNews Podcast with Jaime & Matt Staples

Another LIVE PokerNews Podcast with your hosts Sarah Herring and Brent Harrington. This week they welcome guests Jaime and Matt Staples to talk about their incredible weight loss/ weight gain bet. They discuss the future of their figures, the next bet with Bill Perkins, Run it Up Reno, Twitch, Streaming, sibling rivalry and more. Meanwhile…

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What Poker Player Faraz Jaka Learned from Going Broke

Poker Player Faraz Jaka shares stories from his first days playing poker. He experienced culture shock when he moved from Fresno, CA to Champagne, IL for college, but it was there that he first started playing poker. In less than a year, Jaka went from playing $5 buy in games to $100-$200 at Bellagio in…

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LIVE PokerNews Podcast with Kevin Martin of Big Brother!

Sarah Herring and Brent Harrington have a jam packed show for episdoe 488 of the PokerNews Podcast. They talk about all the latest news and gossip from the Poker industry Including the recent HPT and Westgate scandal which you can read about here: https://www.pokernews.com/news/2018/04/hpt-westgate-tournament-fiasco-30423.htm Then Tony Burns, Poker Tournament Director of the Seminole Hard Rock…

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LIVE PokerNews Podcast w Melanie Weisner & Sarah Herring

Melanie Weisner joins Sarah Herring “Aunty Chardonnay” and Brent Harrington for another episode of the PokerNews Podcast LIVE. She breaks down some wild hands from her appearance on PokerGo’s Poker After Dark. You can watch the full video here: https://www.pokercentral.com/articles/relive-femme-fatale-week-pokergo/ She also opens up about her most recent project: https://vanywhere.com/ Weisner talks about life living…

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Poker Tournament Director of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tony Burns

Tony Burns opens up about some of the issues facing the poker world today including BB Ante, making and meeting guarantees, dealing with Force Majeure and more. He details the excitement of the latest Poker Showdown. During this LIVE portion of the PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring and Brent Harrington agree that Florida is the newest…

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So THAT Happened: HPT and Westgate Vegas Controversy

Sasha Salinger breaks down this week’s controversies and news in poker. First up, she breaks down the Heartland Poker Tour Main Event scandal at the Westgate in Vegas. Matt Berkey and Matt Stout tweeted their shock at what took place. Next up, Vanessa Selbst makes a big announcement and last, but not least, Gus Hansen…

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The Jesse Capps Poker Vlog – I Wish I Had Jesse's Girl (Episode 2)

After falling on hard times, I find some light in the fact that I got myself a girlfriend. We adventure around the Promenade by the Linq and ride on the High Roller. Then I go play the first tournament of the Vlog. A Chowaha tournament at a fun series called Embargo at Binions in downtown…

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So THAT Happened: Alec Torelli Versus Everyone

Sasha Salinger examines this week’s most talked about poker news stories. Joe Ingram v. Alec Torelli. Doug Polk v. Alec Torelli. Alec Torelli v. Alec Torelli. Alec Torelli came under a LOT of Twitter fire this week. Turning to GOOD news, Kristen Bicknell hits a 40 month milestone. And, saving the best for last, two…

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So THAT Happened: Alec Torelli Versus Everyone

Sasha Salinger examines this week’s most talked about poker news stories. Joe Ingram v. Alec Torelli. Doug Polk v. Alec Torelli. Alec Torelli v. Alec Torelli. Alec Torelli came under a LOT of Twitter fire this week. Turning to GOOD news, Kristen Bicknell hits a 40 month milestone. And, saving the best for last, two…

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Starting Over- The Jesse Capps Poker Vlog (Episode 1)

Whats up guys! I’m Jesse Capps. I am a poker player/fun ambassador. I had a fun filled poker circuit career. Check out how it played out for me and the new adventures that await as I try to come back to the poker world and try to bring the fun back with me. In this…

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