PokerNews Podcast: Recapping Joseph Hebert’s 2020 WSOP Main Event Final Table Win


In the latest edition of the PokerNews Podcast, Jeff Platt, Sarah Herring, and Chad Holloway recap the 2020 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event final table, which was won by Joseph Hebert.

They discuss the disqualification of three-time bracelet winner Upeshka De Silva after he tested positive for COVID, big hands, and moments from play, and preview Hebert’s upcoming heads-up match against Damian Salas for $1 million, the bracelet, and title of 2020 WSOP Main Event champion!

Toss in stories about Jeff getting called up to ESPN sideline reporter duties, the crew getting tested for COVID, and personal highlights from a special day and it’s another must-listen episode.

Time Stamps

Time Topic
00:26 Welcome to the show
01:40 Jeff called up for WSOP sideline reporter duties
04:50 Damian Salas vs. Joseph Hebert HU finale delayed
09:50 Hebert goes wire-to-wire as chip leader
10:50 Upeshka De Silva’s DQ as result of positive COVID test
20:00 Players seemed happy with their play
21:33 The random seat draw dynamic
26:55 Notable hands from final table play
29:00 Hebert has a beer to take the edge off prior to play
35:00 Players seemed to appreciate the moment
39:45 Joseph Hebert a deserving champion
43:24 Winner interview w/ Joseph Hebert
49:15 Shout out to Galley Seafood in Metairie, Louisiana
53:30 Plans for the $1.5 million
57:28 Oddschecker Ad

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