PN Podcast: Jason Koon on Perkins Prop Bet, $250K SHR & Why He'll Miss WSOP Main Event
They are joined by GGPoker Ambassador Jason Koon, who took some time before jumping into the 2023 World Series of Poker (WSOP) $250,000 Super High Roller.
Koon talks about expecting his second child, and as fate would have it, the day after recording his wife went into labor and he had to pull out of the aforementioned tournament. In addition to sharing what it's like being a family man, Koon discusses integrity in poker, his personal goals, and a never-before-shared prop bet he has with Bill Perkins.
Koon, who currently sits fifth on the all-time poker money list according to The Hendon Mob with nearly $48 million, also discusses his love of poker history, shares a Doyle Brunson story, and just opens up about poker and life. Don't miss your chance to hear from one of the best.
Chad and Jesse then do a new "Calling the Clock" segment in which they offer quick two-minute dialogues for topics on “The Board.”
Here's a look at this episode's topics:
- Failed Texas Poker Bill
- Ben Lamb wins 2nd bracelet
- Phil Hellmuth & Daniel Negreanu make runs
- Wild AA v KK v KK v QQ hand
- Mike Holtz WSOP.com Online POY?
- John Monnette captures bracelet No. 5
- $50K PPC starts Sunday
- Shaun Deeb wins his sixth WSOP gold bracelet
Listen to those stories and more on the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast!
|00:35||Welcome to the show|
|00:47||Revealing Today’s Guest Jason Koon|
|01:34||Daniel Negreanu Misbehaves After VGK Stanley Cup Win|
|04:43||WSOP Player of the Year Standings Update|
|07:15||Global Poker: Grand Prix Turbo Series|
|08:29||Calling The Clock|
|08:28||Texas Poker Bill 2345: Update|
|10:30||Ben Lamb Issues $500 Twitter Challenge|
|12:32||Update on Daniel Negreanu & Phil Hellmuth|
|14:32||Aces vs Kings vs Kings vs Queens :exploding_head:|
|16:33||WSOP.com PoY - Mike Holtz again?|
|18:33||John Monnette Joins 5-Timers Club|
|20:32||Can Jungleman Win 3 In a Row?|
|22:33||Shaun Deeb Wins Sixth WSOP Bracelet|
|24:46||Jason Koon Joins Chad & Jesse|
|25:20||Jason Koon about why the 250k is special to him|
|29:25||Jason Koon Gives Poker Advice|
|32:42||Is Jason one of the fittest poker players?|
|34:11||Poker Integrity Council|
|37:11||Poker Hall of Fame|
|40:00||Giving up on poker|
|40:46||Triton Poker Dan Smith|
|43:13||Who Will Win the $250K?|
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