Bernard Lee, poker media personality and professional player, joins BIG Dave and Joe for another great hour. Lee talks about the 6th anniversary celebration of his radio program, his new endorsement deal with apparel company Run Good Gear, and a touching story about his interaction with two poker enthusiasts who were victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.
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BIG Dave and Joe clean up the leftovers, talking about several poker topics including how variance has allowed several breakout players to enjoy success and other favorites to disappear from the headlines. The guys also update the early days of Nevada's new online site Ultimate Poker.
Matt Glantz joins BIG Dave and Joe for an in-depth discussion about re-entry policies at big poker event and whether unlimited re-entries are good or bad for the game. Matt also talks about his recent trip to the Jax WPT event and his experience as Poker Ambassador at Parx in Philly.
BIG Dave and Joe discuss the re-emergence of Daniel Negreanu & Phil Ivey down under in Australia, the success of recent Florida WPT events, and the future outlook for the $10 million guaranteed event at the Hard Rock in Hollywood.
BIG Dave and Joe wrap up the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Showdown and later discuss the Seminoles announcement of a massive tournament in August featuring a $10 million guarantee prize pool. The guys also talk about the unexpected effect that last week's internet cafe ban could have on the future of online poker in Florida.
Bryan Oulton, Co-Commissioner of the Players Poker Championship (PPC), joins BIG Dave and Joe to discuss the details of the PPC South America Poker Championship, which will be played in Aruba May 4-9. Bryan also gave Poker Action Line the scoop about a major event to be played at Tampa Bay Downs this July.
BJ Nemeth, lead reporter for the WPT, joins BIG Dave and Joe for a wide-ranging conversation about his experiences traveling around the country covering the poker world. BJ is best known for his video vignettes with Jess Welman, on the WPT website, and has a unique and humorous insight into the lives of poker pros.
BIG Dave and Joe discuss the big changes in the South Florida Poker Scene and the difficulty in finding success in such a competitive market. The guys also talk about some of the recent cheating scandals and how that affects the growth of the game.
An all "Failla" Show, as BIG Dave and Joe talk with Will "The Thrill" Failla, one of the most interesting and funny characters in the poker world today. The guys also checked in with Lauren Failla (no relation), the founder of the High Heels Poker Tour.
Matt Salsberg, winner of the Grand Prix de Paris last fall on the World Poker Tour, joins BIG Dave and Joe for an action-packed show. Matt is a successful TV writer & producer and has made back-to-back WPT final tables in 2013. The guys also talk with Tugba Ercan -one of the Royal Flush Girls- about her life traveling around the world to the biggest poker events.