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Poker Stories Podcast: Bryn Kenney Goes From Broke To Top Of Poker World In Six Months

Poker Stories Is A New Audio Series That Features The Game's Best Players and Personalities

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Poker Stories is a new, long-form audio series that features casual interviews with some of the game’s best players and personalities. Each episode highlights a well-known member of the poker world and dives deep into their favorite tales both on and off the felt.

Bryn Kenney is currently no. 1 in the Card Player Player of the Year race and has been one of the most consistent performers on the tournament circuit for the last four years.

The 30-year-old, Long Beach, New York native has racked up more than $17 million in career live tournament earnings, which is good enough for no. 15 on the all-time list. Although he does own one World Series of Poker bracelet, most of his success has come on the high roller circuit where he frequently puts up buy-ins of $25,000 or more.

Highlights from this interview include an early knack for sabermetrics, trash talking Phil Hellmuth, the not-so-crazy lifestyle of a top-ranked Magic: The Gathering player, weight loss prop bets, hurting his bankroll with staking, douchebags with four lamborghinis, high-stakes battles with Rick Salomon, and flying to Mexico for one $5,000 meal.

You can check out the entirety of the interview in the audio player at the top of the page or download it directly to play on the go from iTunes or your favorite podcast app.

Catch up on past episodes featuring Daniel Negreanu, Nick Schulman, Mike Sexton, Brian Rast, Jean-Robert Bellande, Scott Seiver and more. If you like what you hear, be sure to subscribe to get the latest episodes automatically when they are released.