PokerCast Episode 197 - Main Event Champion Pius Heinz & Lon McEachern
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - The feature guest this week on the Two Plus Two PokerCast is World Series of Poker Main Event Champion Pius Heinz. Pius joins Mike and Adam not even 24 hours after winning the most coveted prize in poker, $8.7 million and securing his place in poker history. He breaks down some key hands from the final table and the epic heads-up battle against second place finisher Martin Staszko. The guys also connect with ESPN's Lon McEachern to get his perspective on the final table and the historic 15 minute delayed coverage. Leggo Poker coach Aaron 'aejones' talks about 'Reactionary Play' in this weeks Leggo Poker / Deuces Cracked strategy segment. Terrence Chan joins Mike and Adam in studio to help break down the final table action and of course give away the password for the November 13th Poker Stars VIP Club Invitational for PokerCast listeners. Discuss this Pokercast on the 2+2 Forums
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Team PokerStars Pro Pius Heinz was crowned 2011 World Series of Poker champion following an epic heads-up battle. Heinz is the fourth consecutive PokerStars Team Pro World Champion and is the first ever German player to make the final table of the WSOP Main Event. He took down $8,715,638 after eliminating Martin Staszko of the Czech Republic in the final hand of the $10,000 buy-in No Limit Hold'em World Championship, securing his place in poker history. Learn more about Pius Heinz
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