First Flag Podcast – GPITHM Poker Podcast Network

Your first time playing live poker tournaments can be nerve-racking. Don’t worry, even today’s best professionals have all been there! Listen to their stories on the #FirstFlag Podcast.

  • EP 15: Tom McEvoy
  • EP 14: Lex Veldhuis
  • EP 13: David Lappin
  • EP 12: Chris Moneymaker
  • EP 11: Joe Hachem
  • EP 10: Darren Elias
  • EP 9: Greg Merson
  • EP 8: Jeff Platt
  • EP 7: Martin Jacobson
  • EP 6: Kara Scott
  • EP 5: Ryan Riess
  • EP 4: Phil Hellmuth Jr.
  • EP 3: Roberto Romanello
  • EP 2: Felipe Mojave Ramos
  • EP 1: Maria Ho

EP 15: Tom McEvoy

AC continues the FF WSOP Main Event run by chatting it up with 1983 Main Event Champion Tom McEvoy. The four-time bracelet winner talks about his First Flag, the US flag he captured at Amarillo Slim’s Super Bowl of Poker, talks about the Main Event and tells us stories from Las Vegas!

EP 14: Lex Veldhuis

Twitch Poker King Lex Veldhuis joins Roland to talk about his First Flag on our latest episode. The two-time Global Poker Award winner for Streamer of the Year talks about his start in poker, his shining moments at the WSOP and a few fun stories from his live tournament poker debut at EPT London.

EP 13: David Lappin

Roland is joined by Unibet Ambassador David Lappin on today’s First Flag. The GPI Global Poker Award winner talks about the Dutch flag he captured in 2007 and reveals which flag remains the most important one he’s collected in his career.

EP 12: Chris Moneymaker

We’re joined by poker royalty on this episode of First Flag. Chris Moneymaker, the 2003 WSOP Main Event Champion, joins AC to talk about the ultimate First Flag brag, winning the Main Event at Binion’s!

EP 11: Joe Hachem

Anthony keeps his WSOP Main Event champion streak going by hosting 2005 winner Joe Hachem on this episode of First Flag. The Aussie superstar shares his FF story, talks about his most memorable victory and which titles slipped through his fingers.

EP 10: Darren Elias

Four time World Poker Tour Champions Cup winner Darren Elias joins us on the latest episode of First Flag. Darren talks about earning his FF in Melbourne, how he wants to head to Barcelona next and the fact that he didn’t know about string bets when he got his start!

EP 9: Greg Merson

2012 World Series of Poker Champion Greg Merson joins Anthony on this latest episode. Greg talks about poker at Turning Stone, an important stomping ground for many players of his generation, and talks about why his NLHE 6-Max bracelet is his most cherished WSOP accomplishment.

EP 8: Jeff Platt

We’re joined by poker broadcaster Jeff Platt on the latest First Flag. Jeff talks to us about the Bicycle Casino result that started it all. He also talks about a couple of WSOP Main Event deep runs and answers our hard hitting trivia question.

EP 7: Martin Jacobson

On this episode of First Flag, we are joined by 2014 WSOP Main Event Champion Martin Jacobson. The GPI Award winner talks about how he earned his Hungarian flag, why he’d like to add the Japanese flag and how he ended up wearing the colors of Canada on his way to the bracelet.

EP 6: Kara Scott

We’re joined by 888poker’s Kara Scott on this edition of First Flag. Kara talks about her first Hendon line, her actual First Flag collected during the WSOP Main Event and tells fun stories from several deep runs in her career.

EP 5: Ryan Riess

2013 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion Ryan Riess joins Anthony on this edition of First Flag, powered by TheHendonMob.com. “The Beast” shares an amazing story on how he turned $100 into the first major score of his lifetime.

EP 4: Phil Hellmuth Jr.

On this episode of First Flag, Anthony talks to 15-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth about his first flag. The legendary Poker Brat earned the US flag in Reno, Nevada back in October of 1987.

EP 3: Roberto Romanello

Welsh All-Time Money List leader Roberto Romanello joins us to talk about the First Flag he captured, the flag of his native land he collected back in 2006.

The newly anointed Triple Crown winner talks to us about a poker journey that has taken him all of the world – including a missed opportunity in Brazil.

EP 2: Felipe Mojave Ramos

Brazilian poker legend Felipe “Mojave” Ramos joins AC to talk about his First Flag, the Italian flag captured at EPT Sanremo in 2008. Felipe became the first player from Brazil to cash in an EPT Main Event and talks about his journey in tournament poker.

EP 1: Maria Ho

Poker superstar Maria Ho joins Eric Danis to talk about her First Flag, the US flag she collected at the Hollywood Park Casino in Inglewood, CA. Maria also shares stories of her beginnings in live tournament poker and picks her favorite flag.

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