Ep. 54 Poker Masters Hot Take Mega Pod

Steffen Sontheimer showing off the Purple Jacket (Danny Maxwell/Poker Central)

The Poker Masters concluded last week with Steffen Sontheimer as the start of the show, winning two events and making no less than four official final tables. Sontheimer and his Poker Masters success is a big focus on this week’s podcast, but we’ll also talk to event winner Brandon Adams, and discuss the new Pot Limit Omaha Poker After Dark lineup featuring Tom Dwan. 

(3:50) – Poker Masters

Interviews on this show will be played featuring Brandon Adams (28:20), winner of Event #4, and Sontheimer (41:36) himself after he won the $100k Championship event, claiming the Purple Jacket and a total of $2.7 million.

Brent, Will and Remko then review the Poker Masters as a whole and discuss the following big topics. Make sure to chime in by giving us your thoughts using #PokerCentralPod on Twitter or e-mail us on [email protected]

  • What was the moment of the week?
  • How was the Poker Masters received by the players?
  • What can be changed and improved for next year?
  • Is Steffen Sontheimer on the ‘Fedor Holz level’ of poker stardom?
  • Is German domination in the high rollers good for poker?
  • Where are the young American pros?


(59:00) Poker After Dark

And then, of course, there is this week’s exciting Poker After Dark lineup! Tom Dwan joins the likes of Phil Galfond, Brandon Adams, Ben Lamb, Brian Rast and Isaac Haxton to battle it out for three straight nights.

The guys share hot takes on the upcoming action, who the best player of the bunch might be, and whether we can expect some juicy table talk.

The name of the game is Pot Limit Omaha, and with a $100,000 minimum buy-in and $300/$600 blinds this show will be a feast for poker fans.

Don’t miss any of the action, as it kicks off at 5:00pm PT/8:00 pm ET on Tuesday, September 26. If you haven’t subscribed to PokerGO as of right now, you can do so by clicking this link.