After 10 days of top-level poker in South Florida, including the first ever WPT Tournament of Champions, BIG Dave wraps up the action at the Seminole Hard Rock with Miami Herald writer Nick Sortal. Interviews with Matt Savage and Matt Waxman deliver plenty of talk about the "Action Clock".
As the big events at the Seminole Hard Rock head down to the final tables, BIG Dave and Joe recap the early action. Interviews with Faraz Jaka and Jonathan Little round out the program.
The use of a poker "Action Clock" is the topic of discussion as the WPT will use it for the first time at the Tournament of Champions. The guys cover the opening week of the Global Poker League and Joe talks about how the value of your hand can change post-flop depending on table position.
With the Global Poker League is underway, the guys discuss the schedule, formats, and rules of this interesting attempt to "sportify" poker. They go over the results from the opening week and rundown the team members.
Poker preparations for this summer's WSOP should be well underway and BIG Dave alerts the listeners to a great series of articles underway on pokernews.com to help then get ready. The guys also discuss the Circuit win by Antonio Esfandiari and Joe McKeehen's angry reaction to the move in starting times for this summer's WSOP events.
A nude model and sushi controversy have the guys from Poker Action Line on the edge. The guys talk about BIG Dave's experience in a recent tourney. They discuss the whereabouts of past WSOP winners and discuss strategy about hands you must fold pre-flop.
William Mason, Director of Poker Operations at the Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood, joins BIG Dave to discuss receiving an American Poker Award, watching the GPL Draft, and preparing for the SHR Showdown event on the World Poker Tour.
T.J. Schulman, South Florida poker pro, talks with BIG Dave about the penalty administered to Hialeah Park for violations in a tournament in 2015. BIG Dave and Joe also discuss the local promotions in South Florida as the competitive market continues to flourish and players continue to improve.
Robbie Strazynski, founder of the Card Player Lifestyle Blog and frequent contributor to PokerUpdate.com, joins BIG Dave and Joe to talk about the recent Global Poker League draft. The guys also discuss Robbie's extensive interview with Daniel Negreanu and other stars of the game.
Professional player Michael Tait joins BIG Dave in the studio to talk about the release of the 2016 WSOP schedule, along with other recent results from local events. Michael also talks about his plans for the upcoming season in South Florida and his future goals in the game.