Brent Hanks, Will O’Connor and Remko Rinkema tackle the latest big news in poker including Gordon Vayo’s PokerStars lawsuit, INSIDERS on PokerGO and the opening of the PokerGO Studio this week.
The guest on the show today is Matt Berkey. The guys visit Berkey at this residence and talk about the status of his bankroll, why he’s not playing the Super High Roller Bowl and whether or not he can prepare a nice serving of scrambled eggs.
- 1:30 – The Flop! Brent Hanks, Will O’Connor and Remko Rinkema reconnect before diving into the big topics of the week.
- 4:05 – INSIDERS is now available on PokerGO. This PokerGO Original series follows Daniel Negreanu, Brandon Adams and Seth Davies on their quest for success in the 2018 Super High Roller Bowl.
- 6:15 – What is the show like? What can viewers expect? Will O’Connor dives into it and compares it to Hard Knocks and All Access.
- 8:50 – Is there franchise potential for INSIDERS, and running this show for the coming years and for more than just the Super High Roller Bowl.
- 10:06 – What does Will prefer on this show? Old school legends, defending champions or rookies?
- 12:44 – The PokerGO Studio is set to open with two nights of Poker After Dark action featuring Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth, Antonio Esfandiari and Maria Ho. Brent Hanks dives into the lineup and how it came together.
- 16:58 – How the PokerGO Studio will draw all the big names to Las Vegas!
- 22:45 – Gordon Vayo sues PokerStars over refusing to him out the $692k he won in the 2017 SCOOP.
- 27:15 – How common is it for players to attempt to play on PokerStars from the USA, Brent Hanks shares some insights.
- 34:50 – The Turn! Remko Rinkema dives into all the big results of the week, starting with Phil Ivey winning a 6-max Short Deck event in Montenegro.
- 37:25 – The partypoker LIVE Montreal Millions wrap up.
- 40:00 – An update of the GPI Player of the Year standings as Stephen Chidwick remains at the top, followed by an overview of all the online poker action, most notably the SCOOP and PowerFest results.
- 44:00 – What to watch on PokerGO right now, a preview of the Heads Up with Remko podcast featuring Patrik Antonius and Reliving the 2012 WSOP Main Event with Jeremy Ausmus.
- 48:20 – The River! Brent and Will traveled to Matt Berkey’s residence for a face-to-face interview with some revealing stories, and looks forward at appearing on Poker After Dark this week.
- 54:15 – Is Matt Berkey broke? Why is he not playing the Super High Roller Bowl, and what went into the preparation when he did play in the last two years?
- 1:03:40 – Matt Berkey prepared his famous scrambled eggs, and Brent and Will give it a shot!
- 1:08:00 – For a shot of Siracha hot sauce, Brent, Will and Matt Berkey gamble it up to close out the show!
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