On this episode of the Pokercast: Several important pieces of poker news to catch you up on over the last week! Adam has returned from Vegas where he may have fell off the wagon and Terrence questions changes to his MMA future with a child on the way.
In the News: Chris Ferguson continues his tear in the WSOP Player of the year race, leaving the poker world unsure how to feel. Phil Ivey gets some final judgement in his $10M appeal vs Crockford’s Casino in London and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signs deal to massively expand gaming in the state. Steve Ruddock from onlinepokerreport.com joins us to give us the details on how this effects the outlook of US online poker. Ryan “Protential” Laplante, MTT Pro and Run It Once instructor is our main guest this week. Ryan returns to the podcast to break down several hands from live MTT’s he has played over the last little while, and how his live game differs from his online game. The strategy talk is too good that we eventually run out of time!
2x WSOP Bracelet Winner Jesse Martin is Bernard Lee’s guest.
Normally, 986th place is not the greatest finish in an MTT, but when you’re talking about the biggest live tournament of the year, it’s quite a feat. Red Chip Poker PRO member Keith Christopher drops by this week to discuss his deep run in the 2017 WSOP Colossus. What did he study and how did he apply it to outlast 17,000 other players and cash in this mammoth field? He shares his insight on another episode exploring the deep tournament runs of our most dedicated members.
In this episode, we consider the pros & cons of wearing sunglasses and hoods. This topic was triggered by Mike Johnson. You will hear thoughts from your host (Steve Fredlund) resident experts (Jonathan Little, Chris “Fox” Wallace, Mike Schneider), as well as Dr. Tricia Cardner and Zach Elwood.
Andrew Therriault is the Chief Data Officer for the City of Boston. He’s also an enthusiastic poker player and the former Director of Data Science for the Democratic National Committee. We talk to him about how big data and artificial intelligence are shaping poker, politics, and government.
Online poker is headed to Pennsylvania, plus are poker results sites bad for taxes?
Robbie Makes The Big Time – BBC World Service Comes A Knocking Kids Kicking Cancer – A Year Long Challenge Approaches the Finish Line A Poker Super Star / Legend, Eli Elezra, Comes To Robbie’s Home Game Last Chance To Enter The Give-Away For J Design Cards Poker Vlogs – A Great Resource You May Not Have Run Across Some Things To Consider When You Get In That “Poker Sucks” Frame Of Mind A “One Outer” That Foreshadows Big Things Coming For The Top Pair Podcast
In our special Halloween episode, the team announce our new Patreon page. Check out what’s on offer there, as we welcome you to become a patron of the podcast. For the poser this week, we discuss time management for those with busy lives (apparently there’s more to life than poker?) At 30:08 the stratchat starts and we tackle an Aussie Millions hand featuring some Haunted Aces.
Andrew and Busi discuss all night poker sessions, responsibility and how Busi knows whether Andrew’s poker session is going well or not.
Onestep announces winner of his “urine” contest. Druff attends first World Series game of his life. Pokernews discloses they are owend by Pokerstars, 22 months after it was reported by PokerFraudAlert. Collusion ring busted at Party Poker. Dissention in the ranks at JaoPoker — several affiliates are unhappy. Stratosphere-affiliated “AcePlay” free money poker in Nevada will close. Chris Ferguson wins WSOPE bracelet, seems to be lock for Player of the Year. Tip regarding getting money back from Bovada/Ignition disconnections and crashes. Pennsylvania governor signs gaming bill, is New York next? Doug Polk receives YouTube “Silver Play Button” award.
Intro to MED #10: Poker Mindset (3:00) 8-part Warm-ups (5:10) Bankroll Management (14:10) Challenge (16:30)