PokerNews Podcast: Koon Gets WSOP Monkey Off His Back, Engel & Bronshtein Win Big


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On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Jeff Platt and Chad Holloway come to you from the 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP) at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.

They bring you up to speed on all the big stories and winners from the series including recent GGPoker Ambassador Jason Koon getting the bracelet money off his back and a former WSOP Main Event champ claiming the Mixed Game Festival $30,000 Platinum Pass.

They also chat about early champs bolstered by behind-the-scenes interviews with winners including Koon, Ari Engel, and Yuval Bronshtein. Plus, they chat with online crusher Henri 'buttonclickr' Puustinen, who is considered one of the best heads-up players in the world.

Big thanks to the special sponsor this week in Elite Chip Care.

Time Stamps *Time|Topic* 00:24 | Welcome to the show 01:28 | Sponsor: Elite Chip Care 02:20 | WSOP $25K Heads-Up Championship crowns a winner 02:46 | One of online poker’s best makes final four 04:42 | Interview w/ Henri 'buttonclickr' Puustinen 07:10 | Jason Koon gets the bracelet monkey off his back 09:20 | Winner interview w/ Jason Koon 13:30 | Phil Hellmuth comes up short of bracelet No. 16 15:15| Ari Engel captures second career bracelet after heads-up marathon 17:15 | Winner interview w/ Ari Engel 20:00 | Yuval Bronshtein goes from career low to high – in five days! 21:35 | Winner interview w/ Yuval Bronshtein 28:10 | Greg Raymer wins Mixed Games Festival Platinum Pass 30:56 | Sponsor: GGPoker

New episodes are slated to be released every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday during the 2021 WSOP. We'll be bringing you all the latest from the 2021 WSOP along with interviews straight from the tournament floor!

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