Best of 2017: Bad Beats

Bad beats are everywhere in poker. Avoiding them is a skill, but sometimes, even the world's best players can't escape an ice-cold deck. From set over set encounters, to #deathbyquads, and some High Roller wreckage, bad beats kept popping up in 2017. Throughout the year, PokerGO featured some of the world's

Ep. 63 Holiday Hot Takes and 2017 Year in Review

John Hesp during the 2017 WSOP Main Event final table

The Poker Central Podcast looks back in 2017 and throws out some contrasting takes on what they think was the most interesting story of the year. Guess what, the guys don't agree on what's being referenced to as "The John Hesp Experience!" 2:47 - The best storylines in poker of

Nothing But Smiles as John Hesp Mania Ends

“Fourth place, what can I say? It’s absolutely wonderful!” John Hesp said unprompted, as a legion of media gathered around the man that provided color to this year’s Main Event for nearly a week straight had just been eliminated. John Hesp added a different flavor to the biggest poker tournament of