PokerCast Episode 147 - Main Event Final Table with Jonathan Duhamel & Lon McEachern
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - The feature guest this week on the Two Plus Two PokerCast is the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion Jonathan Duhamel. The now 23 year old multi millionaire joins Mike, Adam and special guest Terrence Chan only days after taking down the Main Event and over $8.9 million. Duhamel talks about some of the tough decisions he had to make during the two day final table, the whirlwind that followed after the win and shares some of his plans for the future. The guys also connect with ESPN commentator Lon McEachern to get his thoughts on this years November Nine and provides some behind the scenes details about the production of the WSOP Main Event on ESPN. Deuces Cracked coach 'threads13' provides some more great poker strategy about 'Understanding Variance' in this weeks Leggo Poker/Deuces Cracked strategy segment. The guys also discuss forum static including naming the winner for the PCA Two Plus Two Choice event and of course give away the passwords for the November 14th Poker Stars VIP Club Invitational for PokerCast listeners.
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Jonathan Duhamel is a French Canadian poker player / finance student and 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion. Duhamel had been playing poker for close to seven years achieving success in lower stakes cash games and tournaments before he bested over 7,300 players in the 2010 Main Event taking home over $8.9 million for his efforts. He has fulfilled his role as World Champion over the following years and has travelled the world being an ambassador for the game he loves... Jon's 2nd biggest score came in the summer of 2015 where he won the High Roller One Drop for nearly $4 Million and his 2nd bracelet. Learn more about Jonathan Duhamel
Lon McEachern is a sports broadcaster best known for his poker commentary during ESPN’s broadcasts of the WSOP. McEachern attended the University of California Santa Barbara, completing a degree in communications. McEachern joined ESPN’s poker commentary team in the late 1990s, and has held his current position alongside Norman Chad since 2003. Previously Lon has hosted and provided commentary for a wide range of sporting and gaming events, including martial arts, Scrabble, and billiards. Learn more about Lon McEachern
Terrence Chan is professional poker player from Vancouver, Canada. Terrence is a former Pokerstars employee. Chan left Pokerstars to pursue the game full-time.
Terrence is perhaps best know for his impressive performance in the 2009 Pokerstars SCOOOP series where he won two limit hold’em events simultaneously – the $500 medium buy in and the $5000 high buy in.
Other career highlights include 15 WSOP cashes (primarily in limit), including two 2010 limit final tables. Chan’s poker resume is rounded out by cashes on the WPT an APPT title as well as an assortment of deep runs in other international and local tournaments.
Terrence’s live cashes exceed $800,000 in addition to his impressive online resume.
Currently Chan can be found playing online at Pokerstars under the screenname “unassigned,” and posts on 2+2 under the handle “tchan.” Learn more about Terrence Chan