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WSOP Podcast

The WSOP Podcast is hosted by Remko Rinkema, Brent Hanks, and Donnie Peters who go beyond the chip counts and results to bring you exciting behind-the-scenes coverage of poker's biggest annual spectacle.
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Now displaying: October, 2021
Oct 31, 2021

Donnie is flying solo today. He spends the show discussing two main topics. The first is the WSOP $50,000 Poker Players Championship and Donnie previews the event. Then he discusses Shaun Deeb's fifth WSOP gold bracelet win, including some sound from Deeb himself.

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Rate, review, and subscribe to this show if you enjoy the content. Please join us six days a week during the World Series of Poker for exclusive behind-the-scenes content from poker’s biggest spectacle. Follow PokerGO on Twitter for all the latest WSOP content. Follow your podcast hosts on Twitter: Remko RinkemaBrent Hanks, and Donnie Peters.

Oct 29, 2021

Donnie and Tim are back with more conversations from the 2021 World Series of Poker. It was a slow day at the WSOP on Thursday, so the duo hit on a grab bag of topics, including the best poker-themed Halloween costume and who they would be willing to back for an entire WSOP.

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Rate, review, and subscribe to this show if you enjoy the content. Please join us six days a week during the World Series of Poker for exclusive behind-the-scenes content from poker’s biggest spectacle. Follow PokerGO on Twitter for all the latest WSOP content. Follow your podcast hosts on Twitter: Remko RinkemaBrent Hanks, and Donnie Peters.

Oct 28, 2021

Donnie and Tim discuss the latest news and happenings from the 2021 WSOP. Brian Rast won his fifth gold bracelet on Wednesday night, and he chatted with Donnie about the win, his career, and what he'd like to achieve next in poker.

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Rate, review, and subscribe to this show if you enjoy the content. Please join us six days a week during the World Series of Poker for exclusive behind-the-scenes content from poker’s biggest spectacle. Follow PokerGO on Twitter for all the latest WSOP content. Follow your podcast hosts on Twitter: Remko RinkemaBrent Hanks, and Donnie Peters.

Oct 28, 2021

Fresh off another big final table run, Jake Schwartz talks to Remko about his incredible Fall so far in which he's come oh so close to winning his first gold bracelet.

Schwartz also emphasized that he wants to save the poker world from having to look at Phil Hellmuth's face on a giant banner if he were to take down WSOP Player of the Year!

Also on the show: We catch up with Shaun Deeb about his World Series of Poker so far which includes many cashes but no big score just yet and Donnie talks to Tommy Le after winning the $10,000 Pot Limit Omaha Championship.

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Rate, review, and subscribe to this show if you enjoy the content. Please join us six days a week during the World Series of Poker for exclusive behind-the-scenes content from poker’s biggest spectacle. Follow PokerGO on Twitter for all the latest WSOP content. Follow your podcast hosts on Twitter: Remko RinkemaBrent Hanks, and Donnie Peters.

Oct 27, 2021

Front-to-back coverage of Jeff Platt's special run in the $1,000 Double Stack after which Remko and Donnie go off the deep end and cover a variety of strange topics!

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Oct 25, 2021

Remko and Donnie are back together to break down Michael Addamo's $50k High Roller win, Josh Arieh's first bracelet win in 6,000 days, and Kevin Gerhat's dominant performance in the $10,000 HORSE.

In addition to the recaps, the boys also dive into some troubled travel stories, the faster WSOP structures, and a special invite to our new discord channel!

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Oct 22, 2021

Adam Friedman and Phil Hellmuth are both known for their emotional investment in the game of poker as well as their acumen in all the games. Last night, these two squared off for the  $10k Dealer's Choice Championship bracelet and Remko was on the scene to give you a first-hand account of how it went down. 

Oct 20, 2021

Bryan Micon used to be a WSOP tournament grinder but through the emergence of Bitcoin and being an early adopter, he turned himself into a rich whale! This year, Micon returned to the WSOP after a five-year hiatus and he joined Donnie and Remko to talk about his newfound love for the game and "whale" status.

After two straight days of full-blown Phil Hellmuth coverage, the guys also get you caught up on the recent WSOP bracelet winners Chance Kornuth, Jim Collopy, David 'Bakes' Baker, and Michael Noori.

Lastly, Adam Friedman goes for his third straight $10k Dealer's Choice bracelet while Michael Addamo continues to crush No Limit Hold'em High Rollers. Are we in the middle of historic runs when it comes to Friedman and Addamo? Tune in and decide for yourself.

Oct 19, 2021

After winning his 16th World Series of Poker bracelet in the $1,500 No Limit 2-7 Single Draw event, Phil Hellmuth sat down for an exclusive extended interview with us.

On this show, Hellmuth discusses how the final table played out, his poker legacy, and how he's kept his ego in check after his massive blow-up in the $10,000 Seven Card Stud.

Oct 18, 2021

In an electric Amazon Room at the 2021 World Series of Poker, Phil Hellmuth won his record-extending 16th gold bracelet. This episode of the WSOP Podcast covers Hellmuth's historic night from the moment he got to heads-up play versus Jake Schwartz until he gave his winner interview.

You will hear interviews with Mike Matusow, Brent Hanks, and Jeff Platt on this episode. 

Oct 17, 2021

Donnie and Remko gather on Saturday night to break down the implications of the WSOP adding two starting days to this year's Main Event. Starting on November 8th, travel restrictions are lifted and players from all over the world can now make last-minute plans to play in the $10,000 Main Event.

Donnie also spoke to Anthony Zinno, Scott Ball, and Dylan Weisman as all three claimed bracelets in the last 24 hours. 

Oct 15, 2021

The 14th episode of the WSOP Podcast sees the glorious return of Brent Hanks, the lost son. Mr. Buffalo tells stories of his wild night with Daniel Negreanu which included a trip to the Golden Knights home opener and finding a bag in the pro-heavy $5,000 6-Max event.

Brent also provides insights into the brand new PokerGO Tailgate, which will be in operation daily from the World Series of Poker as a place to hang out and watch both poker and sports.

Donnie brings an update on the Ladies Event that concluded last night and shares the fascinating story of Lara Eisenberg who took the event down. Lastly, travel restrictions will be lifted for vaccinated players on November 8th and the boys speculate on how this will effect the numbers of the WSOP Main Event.

Oct 14, 2021

Your daily WSOP Podcast gets you up to speed on the latest action from the Rio including today's Ladies Event final table, last night's Milly Maker results and stories, and Daniel Negreanu's deep run in the $5k 6-Max.

The guys also dive into Wynn's epic Mystery Bounty tournament, which tournaments they'd like to see at the World Series of Poker, and whether or not Dan Bilzerian will play a $100,000,00 heads-up poker match in Las Vegas later this year.

Oct 13, 2021

Phil Hellmuth still dominates the headlines at the 2021 World Series of Poker and both Remko and Donnie share additional thoughts on his massive outburst at the $10,000 Seven Card Stud final table. 

Last night, Dylan Linde won his first WSOP bracelet in the Mixed Omaha event and the guys preview the PokerGO Live Streamed final table of the Millionaire Maker tonight featuring Michael 'The Meditator' Gathy who's going for his fifth No Limit Hold'em bracelet.

Oct 12, 2021

Phil Hellmuth came close to winning his 16th World Series of Poker at the final table of the $10,000 Seven Card Stud Championship last night, but while his quest was unsuccessful, his tirades were not. 

Hellmuth raised a lot of eyebrows with his f-bomb laden rants when his opponents outdrew him, and this morning Twitter was up in arms about his behavior. On this podcast, Remko and Donnie share their thoughts on the matter and also dive into a variety of other topics such as a man playing in the Ladies Event once again, and a small recap of the other tournaments at the Rio today.

Oct 11, 2021

The World Series of Poker brings players from all over the world to Las Vegas and today we had a unique opportunity to talk to Women Chess Grandmaster Qiyu 'Nemo' Zhou about venturing into the game of poker. 

Remko and Donnie also dive into Phil Hellmuth's chase for No. 16 as he's playing on today's PokerGO final table stream of the $10,000 Seven Card Stud Championship. We also break down other ongoing events such as the Milly Maker and look ahead at the other streams on PokerGO this week.

 

Oct 9, 2021

Two more gold bracelets were awarded at the 2021 World Series of Poker, Phil Hellmuth fell short on his latest run at a 16th gold bracelet, and the $10,000 Limit Hold'em has a great final table to look forward to.

Donnie Peters and Tim Duckworth handle the hosting duties while Remko Rinkema enjoys a nice bike ride.

Rate, review, and subscribe to this show if you enjoy the content. Please join us six days a week during the World Series of Poker for exclusive behind-the-scenes information from poker's biggest spectacle.

Oct 8, 2021

Three gold bracelets were won at the 2021 World Series of Poker on Thursday night. Jason Koon captured his first, and Ari Engel and Yuval Bronshtein both won their second on what was a wild and exciting night of poker from inside the Rio.

Donnie Peters spoke with Koon and Engel about their wins, and industry veteran Tim Duckworth joins alongside for the discussion.

Rate, review, and subscribe to this show if you enjoy the content. Please join us six days a week during the World Series of Poker for exclusive behind-the-scenes information from poker's biggest spectacle.

Oct 7, 2021

Ben Mintz, also known as Bayou Ben and Barstool Mintzy, was a poker pro before busting his bankroll which lead to him returning to college and starting from scratch. A series of events put Mintzy back at the World Series of Poker and today he joined our show to discuss it all. 

In addition to this, Brent Hanks finally joins the podcast and we discuss Phil Hellmuth's quest for Bracelet 16 while Jason Koon is two wins away from winning his first in the $25,000 Heads Up Championship.

Oct 6, 2021

Remko Rinkema and Donnie Peters bring you daily updates from the 2021 World Series of Poker and today they're joined by DAT Poker Podcast host Adam Schwartz.

The guys discuss Phil Hellmuth's quest for WSOP Bracelet No. 16 as he's gone deep in all three events he's entered this year, they break down the remaining players in the $25,000 Heads Up tournament, and examine the curious payouts of this event.

The big topic on the show today, to which we would love for all listeners to chime in on, is "What Would Be The Most Exciting Thing to Happen At The WSOP This Year?"

Last but certainly not least, we do a little previewing of the Vegas Golden Knights season, how to best experience a game in Las Vegas, and the guys break down their epic weight-loss bets from the past 12 months.

Oct 5, 2021

Remko and Donnie get together for your daily World Series of Poker update and bring you inside info on the best Las Vegas restaurants and hotspots.

First, the guys recap the $25,000 High Roller that streamed on PokerGO with Tyler Cornell winning his maiden bracelet along with $833,289 before updating you on all the other events going on right now.

The $25,000 No Limit Hold'em Heads Up Championship gets underway today and your hosts wager pizzas on the outcome of the John Smith Invitational before diving into some more local Las Vegas recommendations. 

Capping it all off today are stories from both Remko and Donnie's first time at the World Series of Poker in 2008 and 2009 respectively. 

Please rate, review, and subscribe to the podcast and we'll see you for another show tomorrow! 

Oct 4, 2021

The vibes inside the Rio at the 2021 World Series of Poker are very positive and your hosts Remko Rinkema and Donnie Peters carry that energy into the first show of the week.

Today on the show:

  • A brief recap of the events that finished and are still in progress including the $25k HORSE final table.
  • A preview of the first PokerGO streamed final table: The $25,000 No Limit Hold'em High Roller featuring Adrian Mateos, Mustapha Kanit, and Jonathan Jaffe.
  • An update on our terrible $525 fantasy team.
  • An overview of this year's World Series of Poker Player of the Year format and standings.
  • Remko ventures into another restaurant recommendation while Donnie gives coffee advice that he immediately goes against. 

Please rate, review, and subscribe to our show and tune in for another episode tomorrow! 

Oct 2, 2021

Remko and Donnie ventured out into the Amazon jungle to chat with a few guests for this episode of the podcast.

On this show, Jeremy Ausmus talks about winning the first gold bracelet awarded this WSOP, New York Times best-selling author Maria Konnikova discusses being in poker and at the WSOP, Norman Chad catches us up on all of his donations, and Rob "WorldWideWob" Perez sits down for some poker, NBA, and Vegas talk.

Rate, review, and subscribe to this show if you enjoy the content. Please join us 6 days a week during the World Series of Poker for exclusive behind-the-scenes information from poker's biggest spectacle.

Oct 1, 2021

Watered-down coffee can ruin someone's day and Remko gives very specific advice to avoid this type of drama. Donnie delivers another excellent pizza recommendation for Las Vegas and the guys dive into the following poker-related topics on the second episode of the WSOP Podcast.

  • Last night Day 1 of the $25,000 H.O.R.S.E. concluded with 73 entries, registration is open until the start of play today. Top stacks include Mike Matusow and John Monnette.
  • The WSOP Podcast submitted their own line-up for this year's $25k Fantasy league that somehow only has a $525 buy-in.
  • Speculation on the long lines in the hallway and the field size of the $500 Reunion event that has a $5 million guarantee.

Rate, review, and subscribe to this show if you enjoy the content. Please join us 6 days a week during the World Series of Poker for exclusive behind-the-scenes information from poker's biggest spectacle. 

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