Poker Stories is a long-running audio podcast series featuring casual interviews with some of the game’s best players and characters. Each episode spotlights a well-known member of the world of poker and delves into their favorite tales, both inside and outside the underbelly.
Jeff Platt found poker during the Moneymaker’s boom, but it was over a decade before he was able to make it into his career. The Dallas, Texas-born graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in broadcast journalism, and recorded his first gig at the Sports Bureau at a news station in Jackson, Mississippi.
Then work for ESPN Covering his hometown of the Dallas Mavericks NBAThis was followed by a reporting post for the San Antonio Spurs. Deciding to take a shot in 2018, he moved to Las Vegas for a chance to combine what he loves. It wasn’t long before he got his chance at PokerGO with shows like Friday night poker And the big blindduring work events such as WSOP . World Series of PokerAnd the SHRBAnd the US Open Poker ChampionshipAnd the poker masters. Platt is now the co-host of No gamble, no futurealong with Brent Hanks, who airs every Tuesday poker jowith previous episodes available upon request.
As a player, Platt has also achieved success. He made successive deep tours in WSOP . World Series of Poker main event, and last year he placed fourth in the Double Stack event for $160,000. He added another $100,000 just last month when he ran a championship in Venice.
Highlights from this interview include having tubes above average, performing in nursing homes, Texas Hold’em, Mississippi sports market, rubbing elbows with Dirk Nowitzki, and sweating questions with Coach Popovich, being the top careers for a channel Poker, Ivey solitude, watch the best game every day, find the winner’s circle, suck 25 thousand dollars Poker after darkHaving to pay a 10th grade bookie how Daniel Negrino moves the needle, smash American Idol The contestants, Wyatt Kumar, and being a semi-finalist in the Mr. West competition.
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