Brent Hanks is joined by Remko Rinkema in the Las Vegas office, as the two preview all American Poker Awards, which are to be awarded this Thursday in Los Angeles. Also on this show: The insanity that is Viktor Blom, and the crazy Poker After Dark action for last week, and a look at this week’s lineup.

  • 3:00 – The American Poker Awards! Starting with the Breakout Player of the Year, and the Papazian vs Papazyan confusion.
  • 7:00 – The Tournament Performance of the Year: Should the WSOP Main Event be excluded from this award?
  • 10:40 – The Moment of the Year, and why Tom Dwan on Poker After Dark is the only eligible one!
  • 16:30 – The smaller tournament series in America, and which one is our favorite.
  • 18:19 – Poker journalist of the year!
  • 22:18 – Broadcaster of the Year, and how Brent Hanks will claim the title this year!
  • 25:55 – Poker media content of the year, and why picking between the emotions of the stories in this categories is near impossible.
  • 29:10 – Video blogger of the year: What’s a vlog?
  • 31:10 – Poker Streamer of the Year: The Jason Somerville of the Year Award.
  • 33:35 – Industry Person of the Year: The need for new names and faces to get recognition.
  • 37:01 – Poker’s Biggest Influencer: A call for Cary Katz to get his due.
  • 39:40 – The biggest award of the year! Poker Podcast of the Year: Why and how are we nominated, and do we have any chance to win?
  • 46:45 – Viktor ‘Isildur1’ Blom is a legend, and he proved it again by winning a million bucks in the partypoker Millions at King’s Casino. And, how will Brent Hanks get him onto Poker After Dark?
  • 57:11 – Poker After Dark: Dead Money and Talk The Talk. Looking back on the week that was, and the week that’s coming up. Matt Berkey lost a bunch, Garrett Adelstein did G-Man things, and how the upcoming lineup might need extra security at the table!

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