PokerNews Week in Review: Doug Polk Takes Aim at Top Poker Professional
On the latest special episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring and Chad Holloway break down the latest stories and winners, including Doug Polk throwing shade at a CNN article about Maria Konnikova, WPT500 champ David Afework being disqualified and losing $160K, a new poker room opening in Vegas, and Niklas Astedt taking down the GGPoker WSOP Circuit Main Event.
They also recap Harlen Miller winning the MPST Venetian for $367,801 and go over early results from the 2021 US Poker Open including wins by Jake Daniels, Sam Soverel, Joe McKeehen, John Riordan, and Joey Weissman.
In addition, Jeff Platt chats with guest Maria Konnikova, whose book he Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win is being released in paperback form.
02:00 | Doug Polk causes Konnikova drama
11:25 | Elite Chip Care
12:00 | --WPT500 champ disqualified
21:15 I Niklas Astedt best online player ever? Wins WSOPC for $758K
25:00 | GGPoker ad
26:00 | Resorts World slated to open June 24
30:15 | Maria Konnikova Joins the Show
51:30 | Harlen Miller wins MSPT Venetian
54:00 | US Poker Open
Joey Weissman - https://www.pokernews.com/news/2021/06/joey-weissman-comeback-uspo-event5-39305.htm
John Riordan - https://www.pokernews.com/news/2021/06/john-riordan-wins-us-poker-open-10k-big-bet-mix-39296.htm
Joe McKeehen - https://www.pokernews.com/news/2021/06/joe-mckeehen-wins-uspo-event3-39290.htm
Sam Soverel - https://www.pokernews.com/news/2021/06/sam-soverel-wins-uspo-event2-pot-limit-omaha-39285.htm
Jake Daniels - https://www.pokernews.com/news/2021/06/jake-daniels-uspo-event1-39281.htm
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