PokerCast Episode 276 - Jennifer Shahade and Dan "Hurricane" Idema
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - Mike and Adam bring you another mid-week bonus show full of WSOP updates and more. The guys bring you up to date on the recent winners, as well as the One Drop event that is in progress. Chess champion and poker player Jennifer Shahade is the feature guest and she talks about the differences between the two games, the upcoming Ladies event and naked chess. Adam's brother Dan "Hurricane" Idema joins the show during the dinner break of the 10 game event to talk about his second bracelet in the $1500 Stud 8 event and reminisce about his hockey career. Steve D comes on to give the listeners an update of some of the great events going on at Pokerstars, such as the Zoom and Boom and the quarterly freerolls. A special VIP Club Live promo is also announced. The guys also give out the password for the June 30th Poker Stars VIP Club Invitational for PokerCast listeners.
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Dan Idema is a Canadian professional poker player. In 2011 Idema beat out a field of 152 players to take down the $10,000 buy-in Limit Holdem Championship at the 2011 World Series of Poker claiming his first gold bracelet and $378,642. In 2013, He won his second gold World Series of Poker bracelet in event #39, the $1500 buy-in Seven Card Stud hi/low. Learn more about Dan Idema
ennifer Shahadeis an American chess player and writer. She is a two-time American women's chess champion and, as of October 2012, has a FIDE rating of 2322. She has the FIDE title of Woman Grandmaster. Jennifer is the author of the book Chess Bitch. She also writes for the magazine Chess Life. Jennifer is also a poker player. She placed 17th out of more than 1200 players in the 2007 Ladies World Series of Poker event and placed 33rd out of 1190 in the same event in 2008. After coaching at a poker seminar at the Del Park Casino led by former World Series of Poker Champion Greg Raymer, Jennifer final tabled the 2012 DelPark Main for over $12,000. Learn more about Jennifer Shahade