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In the third PokerNews Podcast episode of the New Year, Sarah Herring and Chad Holloway discuss the foiled armed robbery at a Texas cardroom in Houston, the lawsuit against Paypal by Lena Evans and supported by Chris Moneymaker, and the World Poker Tour (WPT) signing famed DJ Steve Aoki as an ambassador as well as 888poker signing boxing champ Chris Eubanks Jr.
They also recap a huge pot-limit Omaha (PLO) bad beat jackpot hand from GGPoker, Gianluca Pane's victory in the MSPT Sycuan Casino in San Diego, highlight winners thus far in the Stairway to Millions, and discuss some nominees for the 3rd Annual Global Poker Awards.
Finally, Chad sits down with 2021 WSOP.com Player of the Year Mike "BrockLesnar" Holtz to talk about his start in poker, his rise in the ranks, and etching his name in online poker history. He's a fun and entertaining character, who is also going to be appearing in an upcoming documentary that you won't want to miss!
Time Stamps *Time|Topic* 00:24 | Welcome to the show 00:35 | Teasing guest Mike “BrockLensar” Holtz 02:00 | Security guard tackles armed man trying to rob game room in west Houston 08:05| Sponsor: partypoker 08:45 | Chris Moneymaker assisting in PayPal lawsuit 16:35 | Interview with guest Mike “BrockLesnar” Holtz 38:00 | Appearing in upcoming poker documentary 43:04 | WPT signs famed DJ Steve Aoki as ambassador 45:00 | 888poker signs boxing champ Chris Eubanks Jr. 48:10 | GGpoker HUGE Omaha Bad Beat 50:50 | Sponsor: GGPoker 51:50 | Gianluca Pace wins MSPT Sycuan Casino in San Diego 52:50 | Big winners from the PokerGO Stairway to Millions 54:50 | Nominees from the 3rd Annual Global Poker Awards