Pokercast 368 - Live from the 2015 WSOP with Shaun Deeb
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - This week on the Pokercast: The crew is on location at the 2015 WSOP in Las Vegas and we have recent bracelet winner Shaun Deeb with us to talk about everything that has been going on in poker this week. The guys run down the latest bracelet events and stories as Shaun chimes in with some insider info, such as the truth about Hellmuth’s Razz game. In other news this week: Hellmuth takes heat on twitter for thanking his sponsors, there’s been a last minute change to the format of the $50k players championship, the guys address the issue of the new flimsy cards at the Rio and more. Adam and T then turn to Shaun and talk about an insane new form of Chinese Poker he has been playing, his series so far/the bracelet and awesome final hand of heads up vs. Paul Volpe, juggling family and poker and general Vegas stories from this year. After Shaun heads back to the Rio to play, the guys review their trip so far… including a 2+2 party on Vegas’ sketchy side of town, the guys answer the mailbag, give forum shout outs and review some tweets in “140 or less”. A couple of live tournament hands are reviewed from Ross, and this week’s format and password to the Pokercast Invitational are in the show!
Music: KRS ONE - Edutainment, Sir Michael Rocks - Lost Boys
Shaun Deeb is a professional poker player from Troy, NY currently living in Las Vegas. Deeb launched his online tournament career from a single deposit of $30, which he parlayed into $33,000 in two weeks.
Deeb rose to internet poker fame and was known for the incredible multi-table tournament volume he could put in, as well as his ability to multi-tabling 30+ tournaments at one time. In addition to his multi-tabling prowess, Deeb was lauded for his ability to take a nightly $5 re-buy tournament as serious as he would a tournament with exponentially larger buy in. After dominating the online tournament scene for years, Shaun has now set his sights on playing in the largest live poker games in the world.Learn more about Shaun Deeb