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Hear from all your favorite pros as they guest on the PokerNews Podcast. Listen to Doug Polk talk about reaching into the crypto space, Daniel Negreanu on pursuing his passion, and Phil Hellmuth tells you exactly what makes him the greatest. Plus Poker Journalist of the year Sarah Herring and Sports… read more

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PokerNews Podcast: Best Stories from 2021 WSOP Main Event; Guest Michael Graydon

On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Jesse Fullen and Chad Holloway come to you from the 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP)!

Registration on the 2021 WSOP $10,000 Main Event closed with 6,550 players! Find out how things stacked up during Day 4 play including a deep run by Chris Moneymaker. They also talk about Pennsylvania math teacher John Coyle, who qualified for the WSOP Main Event for just $5, as well as a pair of big hands -- quads-over-quads on the live stream and the cracked aces money bubble hand suffered by Kevin Campbell.

They also welcome special guest Michael Graydon from Birmingham, Alabama, who was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer seven months ago. The poker community stepped up to support the 40-year-old husband & father of two. A number of players came together to fund Graydon's trip to the WSOP this year including an entry to the Main Event. Lára Neacy met with him just before he took his seat for Day 1D to hear his story & new perspective on life.

Finally, get an update on the current Player of the Year standings as the WSOP enters its home stretch.

Big thanks to the special sponsor this week in Elite Chip Care.

Time Stamps
*Time|Topic*
00:24 | Welcome to the show
00:32 | Welcome guest host Jesse Fullen
01:14 | Sponsor: Elite Chip Care
01:50 | 2021 WSOP Main Event registration closes with 6,650 players
04:00 | Big names still in on Day 4 of the WSOP Main Event
04:40 | 2003 champ Chris Moneymaker makes a deep run
07:50 | Poker community responds after hearing the story of Michael Graydon
10:00 | Michael Graydon talks to PokerNews about his Main Event experience
17:30 | Pennsylvania math teacher John Coyle gets into WSOP Main Event for just $5
19:20 | ClubGG qualifiers take WSOP Main Event by storm
19:50 | Crazy quads-over-quads hand caught on live stream near money bubble
22:17 | Aces cracked leaves Kevin Campbell as the 2021 WSOP Main Event Bubble Boy
24:50 | 2022 WSOP date announcement coming next week
25:28 | Sponsor: partypoker
26:13 | The lull before the storm – 2021 WSOP enters home stretch
27:18 | Josh Arieh & Cole Ferraro top respective Player of the Year leaderboards
30:37 | Jeff Platt busy doing tableside interviews during WSOP Main Event
31:02 | RGPS $420 Main Event kicks off at Horseshoe Council Bluffs

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