Pokercast Episode 327 - Vinny Pahuja, Howard Stutz and co-host Marco Valerio
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - Marco Valerio joins Adam in studio to co-host the show, bringing his unique perspective on igaming issues. Marco talks about his trip to Canada to host the show, including his first cup of Tim Horton's coffee and playing a little ice hockey. Marco and Adam then get to the issues this week including the recently completed Amaya/Rational Group deal, Pokerstars recent pullout of the Montreal Poker Festival and Phil Hellmuth's commercial for Carls Jr. Howard Stutz joins the program and talks about Phil Ivey and others bailing out Paul Phua and Richard Yong, the recent traffic spike of WSOP.com as well as the Crown Casino groups recent purchase in Las Vegas. Poker professional Vinny Pahuja is the feature guest and he talks about his history with Lehman Brothers and his outlook on the east coast poker scene, both online and live. Lee Jones chimes in from the Isle of Man to address Stars' pullout of the Montreal Festival as well as update us on the latest promotions at Pokerstars. The password is then given for the August 10th Pokerstars invitational for Pokercast listeners.
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Vinny is an American Poker player that lives in New York that came to poker by way of Wall Street. Specializing in multi-table tournaments, Vinny has many impressive results including victories at Foxwoods and the Wynn Classic. Learn more about Vinny Pahuja
Howard is the lead gaming reporter for the Las Vegas Review Journal. Covering all the major stories in Nevada, Howard has been a mainstay for gaming reporting for decades. Learn more about Howard Stutz