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Poker Central Podcast

The Poker Central Podcast, hosted by Remko Rinkema and Brent Hanks, includes the hottest storylines in the game of poker as well as the latest gossip, drama, excitement, winners, and losers. Every week, a high-profile guest from the world of poker joins the hosts to talk about some of the craziest and funniest stories of their career while also giving their input on everything trending across the poker world. This show is also available as a video on PokerGO.
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Now displaying: January, 2020
Jan 28, 2020

Brent and Remko are back with another live show on YouTube in which they tackled a bunch of topics including the Galfond Challenge, the Global Poker Awards, some Aussie Millions Main Event controversy and the Australian Poker Open on PokerGO.

  • 00:40 –Brent’s adventures on the Peloton and Antonio Esfandiari joining the Bob Menery Podcast.
  • 06:45 – Poker Books! Antonio Esfandiari started with Winning Low Limit Hold’em by Lee Jones, but what sucked Brent and Remko into the game?
  • 09:05 – Recapping the Aussie Millions Main Event, Brent’s newfound love for Twitch, and some big-time controversy regarding the deal that was made at the final table!
  • 18:45 – Erik Seidel segment – Brent’s favorite player and quite possibly his father.
  • 22:12 – Should Phil Galfond forfeit the Galfond Challenge after being in a giant hole after only a few days of play against Venividi?
  • 27:53 – Recapping the Australian Poker Open so far with big runs from Mike Watson and Andras Nemeth and tons of stars in contention.
  • 32:20 – Breaking down our favorite categories in the Global Poker Awards, for which sadly this amazing podcast has not been nominated!
  • 36:50 – Brent and Remko’s favorite Super Bowl pro bets.
  • 41:20 – Honoring Producer John and Host Jeff with their nomination for a Global Poker Awards for Media Content of the Year.

Looking for our video show? Check out the live show on YouTube right here.

Jan 22, 2020

Recorded live for the first time and broadcast on YouTube, Brent and Remko tackled some hard-hitting topics!

  • 01:13 – This week on the show! Breaking down the semifinal of the Global Poker Awards, Galfond Challenge, and all the action down in Australia.
  • 01:58 – Brent & Remko recap their weekend in which they attended a Black Keys concert and Brent bought a Peloton bike in an attempt to stop being fat.
  • 05:45 – Breaking down the Global Poker Awards semifinals including Doug Polk being snubbed despite having the most popular YouTube channel in all of poker.
  • 13:25 – What was the final table performance of the year? Alex Foxen in the Five Diamond or Hossein Ensan in the WSOP Main Event?
  • 16:10 – Twitter Personality of the Year, who do we like best?
  • 19:10 – The Aussie Millions will be live on PokerGO, who will take down the Main Event? Will Erik Seidel do one better than his second place back in 2008?
  • 24:50 – The Australia Quiz! How well does Brent Hanks know the land Down Under?
  • 28:00 – What do the Super Bowl parties for Brent & Remko look like and what bets do they like?
  • 31:00 – Previewing the Australian Poker Open at Star Gold Coast! (which will be live on PokerGO) and Brent explains why he’s scared of going to the beach.
  • 34:30 – Previewing the Galfond Challenge in which Phil Galfond takes on some of the sharpest minds in the game at heads up online Pot Limit Omaha.
  • 41:45 – Breaking down the $2,000,000 HKD Player of the Year race at the Triton High Roller Series!

New to the podcast? Subscribe right now to never miss another episode through your favorite podcasting app or via our YouTube channel. Live shows every Monda! New to PokerGO and ready to watch as much poker as humanly possible? Subscribe to PokerGO and watch all the content Brent and Remko discuss on a weekly basis.

Jan 14, 2020

The Poker Central Podcast is back! After a month hiatus, we’re back with another show and the promise the go live on YouTube every Monday starting on January 22nd.

The podcast will remain in the audio format as well for those catching us on the go, but make sure to check us out live as well to ask questions live on the show and interact with your hosts Remko Rinkema and Brent Hanks.

This week on the show, Remko and Brent recap their holidays away from the game of poker before diving in the hottest topics in the game including the partypoker UK Millions Main Event, a look back at the WPT Five Diamond final table, the upcoming Global Poker Awards, a potential DraftKings winner controversy, Mike Postle dodging his pending lawsuit, and much more!

  • 01:50 – Hanks’ Horrible Holiday, the uncut story of a National Lampoon level string of disasters that ended Brent Hanks’ 2019.
  • 08:00 – Brent Hanks doesn’t believe in New Years Resolutions but he’s bought a Peloton for his wife. What a brave man!
  • 09:00 – Remko went to Austin, Texas and is now much rounder than before and he’s dealing with a hearing problem because of the overly loud piano bar.
  • 11:00 – Brent & Remko’s 2020 Poker Predictions (but Brent doesn’t stick to the rules and brings up the Buffalo Bills).
  • 16:55 – Recapping the partypoker UK Millions Main Event won by Anton Suarez for $1,000,000 on PokerGO.
  • 22:05 – Looking back on the WPT Five Diamond final table won by Alex Foxen for $1.6 million.
  • 25:30 – The 2019 Global Poker Awards will be streamed on PokerGO on March 6 and there are exciting new categories to look forward to!
  • 29:30 – The DraftKings Million Dollar Challenge was won by the better half of a DFS pro and speculations are swirling on whether or not she made her own line-ups.
  • 34:00 – Mike Postle is ducking being served the papers for the lawsuit about the alleged cheating scandal. Now what?
  • 36:00 – Breaking down the 2020 WSOP Schedule and whether or not Brent will play any events this year.
  • 37:40 – Brent and Remko break down all the live poker action on PokerGO including Dolly’s Game, Poker After Dark, the Australian Poker Open, Super High Roller Bowl Australia and the Aussie Millions.

New to the podcast? Subscribe right now to never miss another episode through your favorite podcasting app or via our YouTube channel. Live shows every Monday starting next week! New to PokerGO and ready to watch as much poker as humanly possible? Subscribe to PokerGO and watch all the content Brent and Remko discuss on a weekly basis.

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