BIG Dave and Joe discuss the approach players should take when planning to turn professional, learning from the mistakes that others have made in the past. The guys also talk about the latest news and results including the struggles for the Global Poker League as it tries to survive.
BIG Dave and Joe discuss the upcoming ESPN TV schedule for this summer's WSOP action and the differing opinions about how viewers look at these programs. They also talk about the state's ruling allowing 3-card poker at the racinos and cover ongoing results from the WPT and WSOP Circuit.
Comedian Brad Garrett gives BIG Dave a funny interview at the Seminole Hard Rock during his Charity Series of Poker Event, while the actor was able to discuss the many successful facets of his career. The guys also talk about how an improving poker player needs to part with good hands in tough situations by determining the range of opponents.
BIG Dave and Joe wrap up the Big 4 at the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open and tell a few stories about the event. BIG Dave talks to Chris Klodnicki about the disturbing trend of slow play in the game. The struggling summer of the Global Poker League is also on the agenda, along with the continued growth of the PPC Tour.
BIG Dave and Joe talk about things that players do, inadvertently or on purpose, to irritate poker dealers. The guys also discuss the upcoming Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open which kicks off with the CSOP's Charity Event, hosted by actor/comedian Brad Garrett.
Interviews with Chris Moneymaker, Fatima Moreira de Melo, and Steve Wolansky highlight the show. BIG Dave and Joe also discuss Jason Mercier's appearance on ESPN's Dan Le Batard Show, the sad conclusion to the Borgata counterfeit chip fiasco of 2014, and a recent ruling by a Florida judge regarding 3-card poker that is currently being played around the State.
Stacy Matuson, CEO of the WSOP Dealer Academy, is in studio to talk about her deep run in the WSOP Main Event. She was involved in several interesting hands, including one in which her opponent was penalized from the event for one orbit. BIG Dave and Joe also find out how Stacy's career as a dealer and instructor has influenced her success as a player.
Poker professional Michael Tate joins BIG Dave to talk about his summer experience at the WSOP focusing on cash games. They discuss several of the interesting stories that came out of the summer and look ahead to the November 9 and other South Florida events.