BIG Dave and Joe discuss the origins of many colorful nicknames of poker hands. They also look at the lack of progress in the legal battles for online poker including efforts of California being shelved for 2017.
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Matt Savage, Executive Tour Director of the WPT, joins BIG Dave to discuss his new concept known as "The Social Experiment", the recent finish to the WPT Season, and the use of the action clock in the Tournament of Champions. The guys also talk about the latest news surrounding the PPC Tour, as one of the owners recently filed for bankruptcy protection.
Tony Burns, Tournament Director at the Seminole Hard Rock, talks about life at the Hollywood poker room, which is now recognized as one of the best in the country. BIG Dave and Joe wrap up the WPT Tournament of Champions along with several other marquee events to conclude Season XV. They also discuss Matt Savage's "Social Experiment" upcoming in L.A. later this month.
Marc Buoniconti joins BIG Dave to discuss his upcoming Poker4Life Charity Poker Tournament to benefit The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis. BIG Dave also interviews Mike Sexton and newlyweds Jason and Natasha Mercier at the Seminole Hard Rock Showdown, and runs down some of the results from a big week of action in South Florida
Poker playing media members Andy Slater and Nick Sortal join BIG Dave at the Jason Taylor WPT Foundation Charity event. he also catches up with Will 'The Thrill' Failla. The guys discuss the BIG changes upcoming at the Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood.
BIG Dave and Joe talk about the Cate Hall/Mike Dentale match played on Sunday in Philadelphia. The guys also discuss the outlook for online poker in the near future and preview the WPT action getting underway at the Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood.
BIG Dave and Joe report on the action from the WPT's California Swing and preview the upcoming Seminole Hard Rock Showdown schedule. The guys also review the American Poker Awards and look ahead to the Cate Hall and Mike Dentale Grudge Match in Philadelphia this weekend.
BIG Dave and Joe reminisce about past shows as Poker Action Line celebrates 7 years 'On the Air' and look back at the 25 years of poker in Florida. The guys also discuss the future of gambling in the Sunshine State as the Florida Senate and House introduce bills that are essentially polar opposites.
Stacy Matuson returns triumphantly to the studio to chat with BIG Dave and Joe about her head-to-head victory over William Kassouf in the Czech Republic. Stacey talks about her reactions to watching the WSOP shows last fall and how she dealt with the huge reaction to the experience.
Salomon Ponte and TJ Shulman join BIG Dave from the WSOP Circuit Event at the Palm Beach Kennel Club. The guys also preview the American Poker Awards, which will be held in Beverly Hills later this week.