PokerNews Podcast: Sammy Farha Fight & Guest Kyna England Looks to Make History


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On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring and Chad Holloway welcome guest Kyna England to the show to talk about her big win in the Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) Canterbury Park for $186,709 and being the huge favorite to win the MSPT Season 12 Player of the Year with just one stop to go. They also talk to her about her breakout year, which included a third-place finish in the World Poker Tour (WPT) $5,000 Venetian for $448K.

Other stories they discuss are Sammy Farha's physical altercation in a Texas poker room, Johnny Chan's 88 Social closing up shop in Houston, Justin Bonomo reclaiming the lead atop poker's all-time money list, Raminder Singh winning the inaugural RunGood All-Stars ProAm, and Michael Rossitto emerging victorious at Thunder Valley to close out the latest WPTDeepStacks season.

Toss in a recap on the recently-completed World Series of Poker (WSOP) Europe and a breakdown on the iconic Mirage in Las Vegas being sold to Hard Rock International for $1 Billion, and it's another must-listen episode of poker's greatest podcast.

Big thanks to the special sponsor this week in D&B Publishing.

Time Stamps *Time|Topic* 00:24 | Welcome to the show 01:10 | Chad celebrates his 39th birthday 04:00 | Justin Bonomo takes back all-time money lead 07:50 | Does playing poker contribute to the world? 12:00 | Ad: D&B Publishing 13:20 | Sammy Farha involved in a physical fight at Houston poker room 18:00 | Johnny Chan’s 88 Social closes in Houston 25:05 | Sponsor: partypoker 25:50 | Raminder Singh Wins Inaugural RunGood All-Stars ProAm Trophy 29:30 | Global Poker Awards coming back on February 18 30:00 | MSPT Canterbury Park sets records; Kyna England takes it down 32:58 | Guest Kyna England joins the show 34:06 | Kyna England’s poker origin story 36:25 | Taking poker more serious during the pandemic w/ Poker Power 37:55 | Favorite to win the MSPT Season 12 Player of the Year 43:30 | Moving to Las Vegas 45:20 | Finishing 3rd in the $5,000 WPT Venetian for $448K 51:20 | Josef Gulas Jr wins the 2021 WSOP Europe Main Event for €1,276,712 53:54 | Sponsor: GGPoker 54:48 | Michael Rossitto wins at Thunder Valley to close out WPTDeepStacks season 57:03 | Iconic Mirage in Las Vegas sold to Hard Rock International for $1 Billion 1:00:15 | What could Seminole Hard Rock poker be like in Las Vegas?

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