© 2023 88.9 KETR
Header Image 10-22.png
Public Radio for Northeast Texas
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations
88.9 FM broadcast antenna upgrades are underway and will affect the ability to tune into the station for the duration. Our programming continues, however, via our live stream at ketr.org, on TuneIn radio, via the NPR app, and at Apple Music.

Poker Champion Wins Event By Mistake


Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep. Some gamblers say winning isn't luck, it's skill. Christian Pham cannot say that. He won a World Series of Poker event by mistake. The poker championship has multiple games. Pham thought he was going to play no-limit Texas Hold'em. Instead, he signed up for a poker variant called 2-7 Draw Lowball. He'd never played that game, where you try to get the lowest possible hand, but he outlasted 219 other players to win. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.