This week on the Poker Central Podcast, Brent and Remko debut their own Poker Rankings lead by non-other than the man of the year so far, Chino Rheem! Also on the show, Brent tells a crazy Gavin Smith story, we look back on Poker After Dark’s The Escalator, look ahead at the upcoming WPT action on PokerGO and the latest changes to The Effing Five.
- 1:10 – This week on the show!
- 2:58 – Brent Hanks tells a crazy Gavin Smith story about getting a slice of pizza slapped onto his head.
- 8:15 – Looking back on $25,000 The Escalator on Poker After Dark with Matt Berkey, Sean Winter, Chris Hunichen, Justin Young, Anthony Alberto, and Ralph Wong.
- 16:19 – The Aussie Millions is underway, here’s all you need to know!
- 19:20 – The Department of Justice is messing with online gaming again, is it time to panic?
- 22:55 – The Effing Five! Brent and Remko submit their changes to the list.
- 28:29 – Social Media is on fire lately! Brent gets us caught up on all the drama.
- 31:35 – The outstanding loans Brent Hanks will never see repaid, who’s fault is it?
- 34:50 – The first ever Poker Central Power Rankings!
- 43:55 – What to look forward to next week!
The January 25 Effing Five:
- Chino Rheem – Fifth million dollar score by winning the PCA
- Good Boy Joe Ingram hustles his way into a Platinum Pass worth $30k for the ultimate poker fan Jeremy Hilsercop.
- Platinum Pass winner Ramon Colillas wins the PSPC for $5.1 million
- The best fold of the year? Thi Nguyen folds AQ vs the AA of Athanasios Polychronopoulos on a board that showed AQQ.
- Josh Arieh’s GoFundMe raised more than $72K for Gavin Smith’s boys
The Week 3 Poker Central Power Rankings Top 10:
1 Chino Rheem
2 Daniel Negreanu
3 Stephen Chidwick
4 Phil Hellmuth
5 Kitty Kuo
6 Matt Berkey
7 Justin Bonomo
8 Doyle Brunson
9 Rainer Kempe
10 Alex Foxen
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