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On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Jeff Platt, Sarah Herring, and Chad Holloway discuss the series of dramas that plagued the WPT Venetian including the seat draw controversy that had Jared Jaffee exploding on Twitter and the tweet from Fedor Holz proclaiming a “Severe Emergency” for Roland Rokita. The team discusses their views on Matt Savage’s ruling and how the tournament ultimately played out.
Plus, an update on the Fedor Holz vs Limitless Challenge, the huge scores in the SuperMillions on GGpoker, the ongoing saga with Vanessa Kade and more.
Finally, guest Lynn Gilmartin shares about her new career in film and television, her pregnancy, her marriage, and the latest from the World Poker Tour as she views it down under.
Time Stamps *Time|Topic* 00:24 | Welcome to the show 01:45 | Chad’s Run at WPT Venetian 05:28 | Controversy erupts, Jaffee not pleased 14:45 | Roland Rokita in hospital before play started? 20:35 | Qing Liu beats Joe McKeehen heads-up for the title 22:30 | Elite Chip Care Ad 23:02 | Fedor Holz vs. Limitless update 26:00 | Ben Ward wins absolutely massive SuperMillions 27:25 | Vanessa Kade vs GGPoker update 28:44 | Sponsor: GGPoker 29:35 | Ludovic Geilich wins GGPoker High Roller $25k for $635k 31:52 | Lynn Gilmartin joins the Podcast 33:18 | Being in Australia since June of last year 35:00 | Tying the knot w/ poker pro Angel Guillen 39:30 | Becoming a film actress 44:30 | Is a presenter similar to being an actor? 48:55 | Life’s Good – Positive thinking 51:05 | Expecting her first child 56:53 | Pivoting w/ sale of WPT 1:00:00 | Delayed WPT final tables playing out soon 1:05:55 | Is poker happening in Australia? 01:12:47 | Inaugural MICOOP wraps up, huge success 01:19:13 | OddsChecker US