Movers and Shakers

Published on May 24th, 2006

This week's show features both the competitive and political side of Online Poker. One of the hottest Online Poker players in the world, Eric "Rizen" Lynch and one of the most well-liked lawmakers, Congressman Barney Frank join us on this week's Podcast.


Eric Lynch ("Rizen", Online Tournament Player Ranking #11) took down the Poker Stars $1 Million Weekly Guaranteed tournament on Sunday, May 21st for a cash of over $156,000. Known for his polite demeanor at the online poker tables, Eric is certainly one of the "good guys" in poker. He'll take us through his entire tournament win and provide strategy for the beginning, middle, and late stages of major online tourneys.

Rep. Barney Frank (D - MA),, took time out of his busy schedule to talk with PocketFives' own Adam Small about the Internet Poker Ban bill that has turned into a hot topic in all political circles of Washington, D.C. Congressman Frank opposes the bill, and will discuss his opinions on Online Poker among other things in his one-on-one interview with Adam.

The Podcast continues to enjoy a rise in popularity on a weekly basis as we endeavor to maintain our status as the #1 source for news & events in Online Poker. You may contact us with any comments, questions or suggestions through email at or by leaving a voice message at (206) 203 - 4730. We appreciate the support the Online Poker Community has given us and reiterate our commitment to the promotion of The Game we love and to the Players who represent it.

David Huber


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