The 2018 WSOP Main Event turned out to be the second largest in its 49-year history, creating a prize pool north of $474 million as 7,874 players entered the event. Among those, defending champion Scott Blumstein and Barstool Nate, who both joined us on the podcast today. Also checking in is Sarah Herring, who talks about her Main Event memories and shares some party tips for Las Vegas.
- 2:27 – The interview with Barstool Nate, looking back on his 2017 run, the drama, and why things aren’t going his way just yet in the 2018 Main Event.
- 11:18 – Sarah Herring joins the podcast to talk about her WSOP Main Event memories, drinking tips for Las Vegas and how she’s gotten kicked out of casinos back in the day.
- 26:33 – Reigning WSOP Main Event champion Scott Blumstein joins the show to talk about his elimination on Day 1A, and how different things are this year compared to last year.
- 34:41 – Chip leaders, big eliminations, the prize pool, payouts and much more on this segment as we get you caught up with all the action from Day 1C.
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