In the latest edition of the PokerNews Podcast, Jeff Platt, Sarah Herring, and Chad Holloway recap the 2020 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event final table, which was won by Joseph Hebert.
They discuss the disqualification of three-time bracelet winner Upeshka De Silva after he tested positive for COVID, big hands, and moments from play, and preview Hebert’s upcoming heads-up match against Damian Salas for $1 million, the bracelet, and title of 2020 WSOP Main Event champion!
Toss in stories about Jeff getting called up to ESPN sideline reporter duties, the crew getting tested for COVID, and personal highlights from a special day and it’s another must-listen episode.
|00:26||Welcome to the show|
|01:40||Jeff called up for WSOP sideline reporter duties|
|04:50||Damian Salas vs. Joseph Hebert HU finale delayed|
|09:50||Hebert goes wire-to-wire as chip leader|
|10:50||Upeshka De Silva’s DQ as result of positive COVID test|
|20:00||Players seemed happy with their play|
|21:33||The random seat draw dynamic|
|26:55||Notable hands from final table play|
|29:00||Hebert has a beer to take the edge off prior to play|
|35:00||Players seemed to appreciate the moment|
|39:45||Joseph Hebert a deserving champion|
|43:24||Winner interview w/ Joseph Hebert|
|49:15||Shout out to Galley Seafood in Metairie, Louisiana|
|53:30||Plans for the $1.5 million|
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