PokerCast Episode 273 - WSOP Bracelet Winners Mark Radoja & Calen McNeil
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - A couple of Canadian bracelet winners make appearances on the program as 2-time winner Mark Radoja stops in to talk about his latest victory in the prestigious 10K HU event, while Calen McNeil just hours removed from winning the $1500 Omaha Hi-Lo event calls the show while playing the $5K Omaha Hi-Lo event. Mike and Adam ring you up to date with all the latest action from the Rio including a look at some complaints about the schedule from the big name pros, and former bracelet winner David Diaz being banned from the WSOP for drunken harrassment. Outside the WSOP the big story was the monumental milestone of 100 billion hands dealt at PokerStars and the $1m milestone hand dealt at a 2c/5c microstakes game. Cardrunner Strategy is back with some advice about draws on the river in PLO. The boys chat about the Bet Raise Fold film premiere and of course give away the password for the June 16th Poker Stars VIP Club Invitational for PokerCast listeners.
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Calen McNeil is a restaurant entrepreneur and poker player from Victoria, BC, Canada. Known as 'Big Wheel McNeil', for his famous pizza recipes and his penchant for Omaha, he recently captured his first WSOP gold bracelet in the $1500 Omaha Hi-Lo event at the 2013 World Series. When not at the tables, the affable McNeil owns and operates Italian fine dining and pub-style restaurants as well as popular burger joint 'Big Wheel Burgers' in Canada. Learn more about Calen McNeil
Mark Radoja is a 2-time WSOP bracelet winner from Guelph, Ontario Canada. Known as xqsays online he also won the 2013 FTOPS leaderboard. Mark specializes in medium to high stakes HU cash games. In 2011, Radoja won his first gold bracelet in the $5,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold'em Shootout. In 2012, Radoja came in second place in the $1500 NL 6-max. In 2013, he won the $10,000 HU Championship. As of June 2013, his total WSOP earnings now total nearly $1.5 million. Learn more about Mark Radoja