Pokercast Episode 317 - 2014 WSOP Preview
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - This week Mike and Adam are first joined by the reigning WSOP player of the year in Daniel Negreanu to talk about his bracelet prop bet, as well as his plans for the series. Daniel also talks about selling off pieces on twitter for the $1M One Drop event, hanging out with Tiger Woods and gives us some insight into his upcoming WSOP fantasy draft. Jeff Madsen also joins the show to talk about his recent HPT win at the Commerce, as well as his memories of his amazing 2006 WSOP. Matt Glantz chimes in with his take on the new events, the $10k championships and his approach to this years WSOP. Mike and Adam wrap up the SCOOP and talk about the recent controversy from the Parx casino in Philadelphia. A quick Beardo report featuring a hilarious letter from Dan's lawyer to a porn star is squeezed in before the guys give the password and format for the May 25th Pokerstars invitational for Pokercast listeners.
Matt Glantz is a professional poker player from Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania; with an outstanding resume in both live and online tournaments. His biggest cash at the World Series of Poker was in 2008, when he finished 4th in the $50k H.O.R.S.E. world championship taking home $568,320. In October of 2009, he won the EPT High Roller event in London for another $866,537. To date, Matt's tournament winnings exceed $3 Million. Learn more about Matt Glantz
Jeff Madsen is a professional poker player from Santa Monica, CA currently living in Las Vegas, NV. Born June 7, 1985, Madsen began playing poker while he attended University of California – Santa Barbara where he studying film theory.
In 2006 Madsen won two NLHE events at the WSOP, becoming the youngest ever WSOP bracelet holder (later succeeded by Steve Billirakis and Annette Obrestad). Madsen has 12 WSOP cashes and 2 WPT cashes with a total live tournament earnings that exceeds $3 million.
Jeff is a Full Tilt Poker sponsored Pro. Learn more about Jeff Madsen
Daniel Negreanu is a professional poker player from Toronto, Canada currently living in Las Vegas, NV. Born July 26, 1974, Daniel began playing poker in the pool halls of Toronto at age 15, where he spent time dreaming of becoming a professional snooker player. Daniel soon left high school to play poker professionally in and around the Toronto area before making the move south to Vegas.
Though he is an accomplished high stakes cash game player, many know Daniel purely from his tournament success. He holds 4 WSOP bracelets, 47 WSOP cashes, and 2 WPT titles. Hendon Mob tallies his total live tournament earnings as exceeding $12 million.
A fixture in televised tournaments and cash games, Negreanu has appeared on High Stakes Poker, Poker After Dark, countless WPT and WSOP broadcasts. All in addition to hosting Pokerstar’s Million Dollar Challenge.
Daniel is a member of “Team Pokerstars Pro” and runs his own poker training website, “PokerVT.” Learn more about Daniel Negreanu