PN Podcast: Sports Betting Fraud, WSOP Preview & Guest Billy Hayes of Midnight Express Fame

In the latest edition of the PokerNews Podcast, Chad Holloway and Jesse Fullen come to you from the PokerNews office at the 2022 World Series of Poker (WSOP). They share highlights from the WSOP Press Conference, preview the PokerNews Cup at Golden Nugget from June 24-28, and remember Todd Terry, who passed away at age 48.

They also discuss bracelet winner Cory Zeidman being indicted for $25M sports betting fraud scheme, Bill Perkins buying art for $15.3 million, preview the first-ever BetMGM Poker Championship headlining ARIA Poker Classic w/ $1M GTD, Andrew Neeme becoming the latest WPT Ambassador, and Mark Davis denying Darren Elias to win the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown. A slew of other tournaments crowned winners and are highlighted in this episode including from the 2022 Lodge Championship Series, Triton Madrid, 888poker LIVE Barcelona, RGPS Downstream Casino, and MSPT South Dakota State Poker Championship.

Finally, Chad sits down with this week’s guest, Billy Hayes, who is best known for his autobiographical book Midnight Express about his experiences in and escape from a Turkish prison after being convicted of smuggling hashish. He’s planning to play the WSOP Main Event this year, which he talks about after sharing his incredible story with listeners. Plus he gives a glimpse into his new book Midnight Express Epilogue: Train Keeps Rolling.

Listen to those stories and more on the latest PokerNews Podcast!

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Chad Holloway

Executive Editor U.S.

Executive Editor US, PokerNews Podcast co-host & 2013 WSOP Bracelet Winner.