Playground Poker Club is proud to present it's new LIVE radio show, The Playground Poker Show, every week on Team 690.
The show will broadcast every Wednesday between 8:00pm-9:00pm except for nights that the Habs have a game.
This isn't going to be your average radio show. Heres a little taste of what you can expect:
Segment 1: Conor and Sabu break down the latest during the WPT at Playground.
Segment 2: WPT president Adam Pliska joins the show for a chat.
Segment 3: The Spring Classic is discussed and Sabu makes some noises.
Segment 4: A listener gets berated for $50 to spend at The Rail.
Segment 5: Sabu breaks down his beef with Allan Kessler.
Segment 6: The voice of UFC, Bruce Buffer joins the show.
Segment 7: Bruce Buffer sticks around for more talking.
Segment 1: Conor and Sabu discuss what's going on and upcoming at the club.
Segment 2: Poker pro Jeff Gross joins the show for a chat.
Segment 3: JK makes a surprise visit and tells bad beat stories.
Segment 4: "Ask Sabu" returns.
Segment 1: Conor and Sabu are back and there's plenty to talk about with the Spring Classic going on and the WPT returning soon!
Segment 2: The boys catch up on the latest news at Playground.
Segment 3: Two callers go head to head for a $50 certificate at The Rail Coal Fire Bistro.
Segment 4: "Ask Sabu" returns.
Segment 1: Conor and Sabu fly solo once again and spread their wings wide.
Segment 2: Guy Carbonneau joins the guys for a chat.
Segment 3: The giveaway segment features the best contestant ever.
Segment 4: The "Ask Sabu" segment makes a return.
Segment 1: Conor and Sabu try to get it done without JK and talk about what's happening at the club.
Segment 2: Sabu pays tribute to Paul Bearer.
Segment 3: The giveaway segment features some challenging trivia.
Segment 4: The "Ask Sabu" segment returns.
Segment 1: The guys discuss what's up at the club and what's coming up next.
Segment 2: The first ever "terrible newsletter" segment.
Segment 3: Gavin Smith joins the show for a chat.
Segment 4: Two callers compete in some WPT Trivia to win a meet and greet at Hat Trick Series.
Segment 1: Conor and Sabu talk about life, religion, and the two upcoming WPT events at Playground.
Segment 2: The "Ask Sabu" segment makes its debut.
Segment 3: Vince Van Patten joins the show for an exclusive interview.
Segment 4: Some dudes battle it out for a meet and greet with the Habs players at the Hat Trick Series event on March 17th.
Segment 1: Conor and JK do the first segment from a remote, moving studio while Sabu does his thing at the Rail.
Segment 2: The Great Sabu gives out Valentine's Day advice to potential lovers.
Segment 3: The Great Sabu talks about his wife's cooking and Conor tries to present the news segment.
Segment 4: The guys give away a Prize Pack to meet and greet the Habs players at part 3 of the Hat Trick Series event on March 17th.
Segment 1: Conor and Sabu host without JK this week and look forward to big events on the Playground calendar.
Segment 2: Ming Lee returns for a chat with the guys.
Segment 3: Conor and Sabu give a full preview of the Hat Trick Series.
Segment 4: Two callers vie for a $50 gift card redeemable at The Rail by playing "over/under". Yoda joins the show.
Segment 1: The first part of the Hat Trick Series is discussed. JK's successful return to poker comes up and Max Pacioretty missing the event after emergency surgery is debated.
Segment 2: Special guest Ming Lee calls Bobby Dollas and wishes him a happy birthday.
Segment 3: Jeff Gross joins the show from New Orleans and talks about private jets, scoring with Jennifer Alba and the Super Bowl atmosphere.
Segment 4: The contest segment features two listeners battling for a prize by answering bizarre questions.
Segment 1: Conor and Saboo soldier on without JK this week. The two look forward to the upcoming Hat Trick Series.
Segment 2: Playground Player's Club member Marc Karam joins the show for a chat and some laughs.
Segment 3: Player's Club member and Hat Trick Series host Travis Moen joins the show for a chat.
Segment 4: The giveaway segment features a new game, called over/under. Two contestants duke it out for $50 to spend at The Rail.
Segment 1: Discussions surround the upcoming Hat Trick Series event.
Segment 2: The latest in poker news is broken down.
Segment 3: Josh Gorges joins the show for an interview.
Segment 4: The e-mail segment wraps things up.
Segment 1: The guys discuss the effects of the end of the Hockey lockout.
Segment 2: Justin Kelly joins the guys for the email segment.
Segment 3: Contestants vie for a $100 gift card at The Rail.
Segment 1: The guys start off talking about important poker stuff and the club's two year anniversary, then launch an impromptu contest that generates a big response.
Segment 2: The contest continues as callers try to guess the final answer and win $100 to spend at The Rail.
Segment 1: The guys talk about what's happening at the club and tee up the 2 year anniversary event coming up at Playground.
Segment 2: Two callers answer trivia questions to win a $50 gift card for The Rail.
Segment 3: Recap of Vince Van Patten segment from a few weeks earlier.
Segment 4: The latest additions to the Playground Player's Club are announced. JK and Saboo act silly.
Segment 1: Conor, JK and Saboo recap the final table at the WPT Montreal and the appearance of Michael Phelps.
Segment 2: Trivia time! A listener calls in to win a $50 gift card for The Rail and Saboo gets a massage.
Segment 3: Saboo's massage continues and he does his Chewbacca impersonation while getting it. Wess Perissa of hockeyhelps joins the show for a chat.
Segment 4: Jonathan Duhamel is interviewed and the guys debate the pronunciation of Ubisoft.
Show #36 WPT Special Edition Part 2
Segment 1: The guys are live from Playground's Malibu Room with the WPT Montreal's final table going on.
Segment 2: The guys talk about Michael Phelps' arrival at the club and give away two $50 gift cards for The Rail to couple of lucky listeners.
Segment 3: Bobby Dollas sticks around as the guys debate eating habits.
Segment 4: Malibu joins and the guys talk about the crazy stuff that happens in the high stakes room at Playground.
Segment 5: In the last segment of the show, the guys play interviews with two guys who made the final table then make fun of them.
Show #35 WPT Special Edition Part 1
Segment 1: The guys are live from the WPT Montreal Main Event with special guest Jeanine Deeb.
Segment 2: Jeanine sticks around and the guys get an unexpected call from WSOP CEO Mitch Garber.
Segment 3: Full recap of the amazing hockey-poker prop bet from earlier in the day. Conor gets a clip from Antonio Esfandiari and Phil Laak.
Segment 4: Warren Lush of PartyPoker joins the show to discuss poker, love and life
Segment 5: Conor and JK sit down for an intimate chat with Antonio Esfandiari and Phil Laak.
Segment 6: Conor and Saboo talk about the WPT event and the amazing team that put it all together.
Segment 1:The guys recap a very busy week at Playground and welcome special guest Marc Karam.
Segment 2:Marc Karam sits down with the guys and talks about his life as a poker pro.
Segment 3:Marc Karam takes on a contestant in another round of "Ask the Felt Head".
Segment 1:The guys discuss the amazing expansion at Playground and Saboo does some math. Malibu joins in for a brief chat.
Segment 2:Vince Van Patten joins the guys for a long and awesome game of "Ask the Felt Head".
Segment 3:Vince Van Patten sticks around and answers some questions about poker, life, and love.
Segment 1:The guys are back and set up this epic two hour show.
Segment 2:Two contestants battle for control of a $50 Playground gift card.
Segment 3:Daniel Negreanu joins the show for an intimate chat.
Segment 4:The chat with Daniel Negreanu continues and Saboo gets inappropriate.
Segment 5:The guys discuss the origin and spelling of the Great Saboo's name
Segment 6:"Ask the Felt Head" returns with another amazing guest, a young man named Fabian.
Segment 1:Conor, JK and Saboo talk about the expansion at the Rail and give out Saboo's personal phone number.
Segment 2:The "Ask Saboo" segment debuts with mixed results
Segment 3:The guys discuss how great the "Ask Saboo" segment was. JK and Saboo talk some NFL football.
Segment 4:"Ask the Felt Head" features the legendary Malibu.
Segment 1:The guys are back on the air and they set up the show before having a nice chat with WPT host Mike Sexton.
Segment 2:In the second part of this amazing hour, the guys introduce a new kind of trivia as two callers go head to head and play "Ask the Felt Head" for a $50 gift card at The Rail!
Segment 3:The beginning of hour 3 sees John Harnish from Canadapoker.com join the show to discuss recent news and happenings in the poker world after an extremely long introduction.
Segment 4:The final segment sees the "Ask the Felt Head" segment return with unpredictable results. Saboo makes sense of the American election.
Segment 1:The guys are back together for their first show in months and there's catching up to do!
Segment 2:Saboo breaks down the details of the WPT Montreal event.
Segment 3:Two callers go head to head with some trivia to win a $50 gift card for the rail.
Segment 4:Saboo talks about his brush with a real celebrity and the guys make the picks for the US election.
Segment 1:Conor and Saboo deal with a JK-free show and pit two listeners against each other for a $60 gift card at the Rail.
Segment 2:The "What's Going On?" segment debuts and Saboo breaks down everything happening at the club in the weeks and months to come.
Segment 1:JK isn't around this week so Conor and Saboo try to pick up the slack. Two callers go head to head to try and win $60 to spend at The Rail. The Prank of the Week makes a resounding return.
Segment 2:Saboo breaks down everything that led up to the WSOP Main Event final table. The "true story" segment returns.
Segment 1:Conor, JK and Saboo recap their fishing trip, talk about what's happening at the WSOP and discuss Phil Ivey's inability to win despite getting to final tables at the events.
Segment 2:Stephan Hamel discusses his vacation in King's Landing, Saboo talks about the upcoming events in the club and the upcoming WPT Montreal event taking place at the club.
Segment 1:The guys discuss Antonio Esfandiari's record-setting $18 million win at the Big One for One Drop
Segment 2:A caller answers some skill-testing questions to win $60 to spend at the Rail
segment 3:This one kicks off with a discussion about what's up at Playground before the one and only Malibu joins the show for his first ever radio interview.
Segment 1:Conor and Saboo ask intriguing questions to a caller who passes the test. Barely.
Segment 2:Bobby Dollas checks in and answers some of Saboo's questions.
segment 3:Conor, Saboo and Bobby discuss what's up at Playground and give an update to the upcoming WPT event.
segment 4:Saboo elaborates on his ongoing quest to achieve the impossible through his dreams (seriously).
Segment 1:The trivia segment sees one caller put up with a lot of abuse and win big.
Segment 2:The guys relive some moments involving people spewing gibberish and nonsense.
segment 3:David Montour joins the show and discusses a HUGE announcement with the guys.
segment 4:The great Saboo challenges Conor and JK in the "true story" segment.
Segment 1:Two callers go head to head to try and win big. Arguments ensue. Questions are answered. Scores are made up by JK. Someone eventually wins.
Segment 2:Saboo tries to outsmart Conor and JK in the "True Story" segment.
segment 3:The guys discuss Playground's very own Malibu winning an entry to a $1,000,000 entry event at the WSOP. Saboo does his Waterboy impersonation and makes his Stanley Cup pick.
Segment 1:The guys give away a $100 gift card for The Rail to one lucky caller despite Saboo's best efforts to rig the contest.
Segment 2:The "True Story" segment is back as Saboo uses smoke and mirrors to try to fool his co-hosts. JK and Saboo do a Katy Perry karaoke.
segment 3:Saboo does a breakdown of the latest news and happenings at the club.
Segment 1:The guys are back together and they celebrate by giving away $100 to spend at playground after a debate about whether they should give it away.
Segment 2:In a riveting segment, Conor, JK and Saboo discuss some recent events in the poker world.
segment 3:Saboo tells us about wrestling before an in-depth discussion about the recent PPC and general events at the club.
Segment 1:Conor and Saboo soldier on without JK thanks to some help from Playground COO David Montour, discussing the recent PPC events and give away some prizes to some very smart listeners.
Segment 2:Saboo and Montour debate the greatest poker player of all time and who they think it is.
segment 3:The show wraps up with the Great Saboo's recap of what's happened in the wrestling world lately and teeing up the final big event at the PPC this weekend.
Segment 1:Saboo is back from Thailand and he spends most of the first segment talking about the excitement of the PPC before admitting to doing some bareback elephant riding while overseas. A lucky listener wins a prize after keeping pace with Saboo in a battle of wits.
Segment 2:Some guy who talked a bunch of smack about Playground's latest Bad Beat Jackpot joins the show so David Montour and Saboo can address his concerns.
segment 3:Conor makes the guys listen to a crazy song about Amarillo Slim and the guys discuss some of his legendary prop bets.
Segment 1:In the first half of the show, Brent does his best to fill Saboo's gigantic shoes and does a pretty decent job breaking down what's happening at Playground. Two callers go head to head for the shortest trivia segment in the history of the show with a $100 Playground spending spree on the line.
Segment 2: Carey Price jumps on live from The Rail and talks about everything from the Hockey Playoffs to his favorite chocolate bar in a conversation so enthralling, you have to be sitting down to listen to it lest you faint from the sheer brilliance.
The whole team is back together for this one and they make it count in a first half of the show featuring a battle of wits between Saboo and two lucky listeners.
Segment 2: The boys dissect the great Saboo's wedding and find out how he is dealing with married life before previewing the honeymoon.
Segment 3: A discussion about the upcoming Playground Poker Classic so enthralling, the guys almost forget to mention the Bad Bad Jackpot hitting yet again.
The guys reunite and it feels so good after a one-week hiatus. Saboo and Conor deliver trivia to three contestants vying for $100 worth of fun at Playground while JK makes fun of them.
Segment 2: Wes Perissa of Legendsdepot.com joins the show to tell the guys about an appearance in Montreal by Mr. Hockey himself, Gordie Howe.
Segment 3: Saboo tells JK and Conor about everything happening at Playground in the days and weeks to come while his co-hosts mercilessly break his balls.
The show kicks off with a full recap of an amazing weekend with the "Laak & Esfandiari Open" happening at Playground.
Segment 2: The trivia segment yields some great questions, terrible answers and a whole lot of confusion.
Segment 3: The guys recap their epic interview with Phil Laak from live broadcast during the "Laak & Esfandiari Open".
Laak & Esfandiari Open
The show starts with intense discussion about name pronunciation, potential prize giveaways and the Laak & Esfandiari Open.
Segment 2: Conor sings the praises of his pizza and quizzes JK about his families’ controversial origins before a Canadian trivia segment.
Segment 3: The prank of the week kicks off the segment. Antonio Esfandiari joins the show and discusses his upcoming dunk tank humiliation at the hands of Phil Laak. Saboo agrees to be dunked for charity.
Segment 4: Bobby Dollas is the guest in this segment, he and Conor discuss the Canadiens recent struggles.
Segment 5: Saboo seizes the moment with an epic interview with Phil Laak.
Two listeners go head to head for an entry to Playground’s monthly Freeroll and a $50 Gift Card for The Rail.
Segment 2: Brent Wajcman joins the show and faces some criticism for his segment last week before the guys discuss the Laak & Esfandiari open from March 1st to 4th at Playground.
Segment 3: Part 1 of Jean Beliveau interview
Segment 4: Part 2 of Jean Beliveau interview
The show opens with a trivia extravaganza pitting two clever callers against each other. The showdown ends in an epic game of "Springfield or Springsteen?" a new and exciting brand of trivia.
Segment 2: Saboo tells JK, Conor and special guest Brent Wajcman all about a very eventful time at Playground, including two $100,000 Bad Beat Jackpots in just five days! .
Segment 3: Saboo tests JK and Conor with poker questions specifically tailored to their own level of knowledge about the game. Brent chips in on Team JK.
The show kicks off with some poker and general knowledge trivia and JK shouts out his dentist.
Segment 2: The guys discuss what’s happening at Playground, Saboo insults Conor and talks about the record-breaking Bad Beat Jackpot won earlier in the day.
Segment 3: Playground Marketing whiz Justin Kelly joins the show and talks about Daniel Negreanu’s emphatic reaction to the Full Tilt scandal.
JK was off this week so that means more Saboo for you! David Montour joins the show and talks about what's happening at Playground.
Segment 2: Conor and Saboo ask listeners to "name the movie" and give away a $100 gift card for The Rail.
Segment 3: Conor and Saboo test each other in wrestling and hockey knowledge, JK calls in.
Segment 4: Saboo tells the listeners about an exciting upcoming promotion.
Playground COO David Montour joins the show for a discussion about poker etiquette and the effect online success has on it.
Segment 2: JK quizzes Saboo and Conor in the "How Well Do Saboo & Conor Know Each Other?"
Segment 3: Saboo quizzes JK, Conor and a lucky listener on poker knowledge for a chance at a $100 gift card at the Rail.
Segment 4: Conor tests JK and Saboo's movie knowledge with hilarious results.
The guys get serious in the first segment and have a discussion about the future of online poker. Saboo makes his pick for the Republican nomination.
Segment 2: Next up, a discussion about this year's field of Oscar nominees.
Segment 3: In the third segment, two listeners face off with Conor and Saboo in a multiple choice question segment prepared by JK with a $105 certificate for the Rail on the line and hilarious consequences.
Segment 4: Finally, Conor and JK test Saboo's spelling skills in the final segment.
The guys discuss what's up in the poker world.
Segment 2: Justin Kelly joins the show to discuss the online poker world.
Segment 3: Saboo asks Conor and JK some hard-hitting questions.
Segment 4: Bad beat Jackpot breakdown.
The guys reunite for the first show of 2012 and talk about a busy couple of weeks in the poker world.
Segment 2: Playground COO David Montour joins the show with some great news and tells us what's been happening at the club.
Segment 3: Conor asks JK and Saboo some hard-hitting questions about poker and life.
Segment 4: Listeners share their bad beat stories to win a $100 gift card for The Rail.
The show responsible for getting the boys into a bit of trouble was the third show, however this show got Conor sent to the principal's office! With bits on Jewish Christmas, Shaggy's career pranking hotels, nut allergies and accusations of set up callers, the boys drive their meat plow through the hour and give away 100 grand! Can I get a what! what!
The guys break down Playground’s impressive lineup for the first anniversary celebration. Conor tests JK, Saboo and special guest Justin Kelly in the “which story isn’t true” segment. Listeners call in for a chance to win a Lamborghini and Danny Rossi of the band One joins the program to discuss the kickass jingle he wrote for the show. Saboo hosts the final segment with mixed results.
2011 Legends Banquet
Conor, JK and the Great Saboo broadcast live from the Legends Banquet event with special guest co-host Bobby Dollas and chat with Habs Legends Jean Beliveau and Yvan Cournoyer along with other special guests and giveaways!
The guys invite listeners to guess how much Gavin Smith has been drinking. JK challenges everyone to guess which story he’s telling is true and which he made up. Carey Price joins the show and Saboo asks him inappropriate questions.
JK and Saboo join Conor on Melnick in the Afternoon and listeners try to "Woo Saboo" for an entry to the Legends Banquet.
Live during Melnick In The Afternoon!
JK and The Great Saboo join Conor McKenna live during Melnick In The Afternoon and give away a $150 entry to meet Beliveau, Cournoyer, Richard and a dozen other Habs heroes.
Our First Show!
They guys unite for the first edition of the show and proceed to interview Antonio Esfandiari, prank Annie Duke, be mean to callers, interview Guy Carbonneau and have a few laughs.