If you’ve been watching any of the ESPN World Series of Poker coverage this year you’ll know the name William Kassouf.
He is the Brit that has divided opinion both on and off the tables; is the self proclaimed king of speech play —and tanked more times than I care to remember during the WSOP.
Making the most of his new found fame Kassouf has taken to all the podcasts out there; joining the likes of Daniel Negreanu on the Full Contact Podcast and Joey Ingram on the Poker Life Podcast. Kassouf has even created his own website.
Chicago Joey sits down to a rare conversation with WSOP 2015 Main Event Winner Joe McKeehen, as they talk about the price of fame, why he won’t accept your twitter follow, love, William Kassouf and his 2016 WSOP run, Marty Derbyshire and McKeehen’s general beef with PokerNews.
Check it out below.
Oh and in the UK we call Shopping Carts/ Buggies, Trollies. Watch the start to see what I mean.
Phil Hellmuth is releasing an autobiography (scheduled to hit stores in January 2017) chronicalling his meteoric rise as one of the top poker pros in the world. The book is tentatively called “Poker Brat” proving that Hellmuth may have a sense of humor after all.
In an interview with PokerNews Hellmuth says the book will be about “the development of the Poker Brat, how [he] came from struggling so much with ego to finding great success.”
Here’s a sneak peak into the Poker Central episode on The Poker Brat.
In his latest Poker Thoughts Episode,Doug Polk takes up the topic of Twitch poker, commenting on a variety of aspects including Twitch poker superstar, jason Somerville. The episode is billed as a “unique perspective” as Polk shares his experiences broadcasting on the live streaming channel.
Skip to the 9 min mark to hear Polk talk about Jamie Staples and why he should ignore the haters and just after the 13 min mark, Polk talks about closing the gap between himself and twitch power houseJason Somerville and provies various thoughts on the Twitch poker king.
Also, check out the comments on YouTube, as it seems viewers are more interested in whether Polk is wearing bronzer or fake tanner than what he has to say about Twitch.
Mel Gibson, Vince Vaughn, and our most recent Spider Man, Andrew Garfield, will be playing host as the WPT Foundation is once again presenting the Four Kings & An Ace Charity Poker Tournament on Friday, October 21 at The Citizen, Beverly Hills.
Fancy flying to Las Vegas with a friend to get behind the scenes access to the WSOP Main Event all the while being treated to a VIP experience that includes a limo service and access to a pre paid credit card? Then you can thank WSOP.com and enter their free competition.
Having won his second WSOP bracelet of the Series over the weekend, Jason Mercier is already headed into Day 2 of Event #32: $10,000 Omaha Hi-Low Split-8 or Better Championship as he hunts down his third gold bracelet of the series.
PokerStars is backing the Poker Players Alliance (PPA) social media campaign to #Fight4Poker as the group doubles its efforts to raise awareness of the importance of legalizing online poker in the United States.
Speaking about ex Full Tilt Poker exec, Chris “Jesus” Ferguson entering the $10,000 Seven-Card Stud Championship in this year’s World Series of Poker and at the time only commenting to press that he was just there to play poker, it is clear that Daniel Negreanu is pissed.
Setting foot in The Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas for the first time since Black Friday in 2011, ex Full Tilt Poker exec, Chris “Jesus” Ferguson entered the $10,000 Seven-Card Stud Championship in this year’s World Series of Poker.
Last year it was revealed that Daniel Negreanu was starring in Kid Poker—a documentary that chronicles Negreanu’s life story from his early days in card rooms and pool halls of Toronto to the present day as a six-time WSOP bracelet winner and poker’s highest money winner.
Last week, everyone’s favorite poker legend Phil Hellmuth (who can forget the fact that this man has won 14 WSOP bracelets) announced on Twitter that he was $109K down in his neighborhood poker game; a personal record.