Pokercast Episode 333 - November Niner Billy Pappas, Padraig Parkinson and more of the 2014 WCOOP
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - This week on the Pokercast: Billy Pappas joins the guys to talk about his run at the 2014 WSOP Main Event and how he plans to approach the final table. Pappas breaks down some of the big hands that helped him reach the richest final table in poker and talks about his position and what he can do about it. A dealer before this WSOP, Billy talks about his plan to deal one more down with main event bracelet on if he manages to take the tournament down. Pappas is a foosball legend and the guys don't miss the opportunity to get the inside scoop on what being ranked number one in the world at something like. Not to be outdone, Pokercast favorite Padraig Parkinson joins the show to do what he does best. Tell stories! In "in case you missed it", Adam and Terrance talk about Ultimate Poker leaving New Jersey, speculating on some of the reasons for the move. The guys also discuss William Reynolds and his twitter attack on UG, and then move on to the issue of Bodog asking tracking sites to remove their traffic statistics. The third week of WCOOP results are the next topic and Pokerstars tournament director Bryan Slick joins the show from Pokerstars HQ to give an inside look at the WCOOP and how they make the decision to bring in new events. As always, the password is given for the Sept 28th Pokerstars invitational for Pokercast listeners is given out.
Music: Catfish And The Bottlemen - Cocoon (2014), Robblebucket - Carousel Ride, The Pogues - Thousands are Sailing
Billy is a 29 year-old recreational poker player from Lowell, Massachusetts. A part-time poker dealer and full time foosball badass, Billy was the number one ranked player in the world at foosball for five years in a row. Learn more about Billy Pappas
Padraig Parkinson is an one of Ireland’s most famous professional poker players. Padraig finished third in the 1999 WSOP Main Event and won Late Night Poker series 5. In December of 2009 he won the inaugural event of the UKIPT in his home town of Galway for €125,000. Padriag is a prolific poker television commentator and has total live tournament winnings exceed $1.7M, including 17 WSOP cashes. Learn more about Padraig Parkinson