PokerCast Episode 261 - Nick Binger, U.S. Casinos vs PokerStars & Bay 101
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - The feature guest this week on the Two Plus Two PokerCast is poker pro and WSOP bracelet winner Nick Binger. Nick makes his long overdue appearance on the program to talk about his bracelet win at the 2011 World Series in the $5k PLO8 event, how he manages to live a balanced life and the course he attended with Daniel Negreanu at 'ChoiceCenter Leadership University' in Las Vegas. Mike and Adam connect with Chris Grove, an independent gambling industry analyst, to get his thoughts about the latest developments in the ongoing battle between land based U.S. Casinos and the online poker giant PokerStars. Tournament Director extraordinaire Matt Savage also chimes in this week to talk about another successful LA Poker Classic and the ongoing WPT Shooting Star at Bay 101. CardRunners coach 'Balbomb' provides some more great strategy about 'History Delivered' in this week's CardRunners.com Strategy Minute. In forum static the guys discuss more about 'ChoiceCenter' and the poker community, another massive Sunday Million and of course give away the password for the March 10th Poker Stars VIP Club Invitational for PokerCast listeners.
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In addition to being poker’s most sought-after tournament director, Matt Savage is the resident tournament director at the Commerce Casino in LA. With a resume that boasts over 400 televised poker events and a reputation for excellence, Savage’s tournaments are endorsed by professionals and amateurs the world over. He officiated the World Series of Poker from 2002 to 2004 and has recently accepted the position of Executive Tour Director of the World Poker Tour.
Matt co-founded the Tournament Directors Association (TDA) where he worked to standardize tournament rules the world over. His website is SavageTournaments.com. Learn more about Matt Savage