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CardsChat with Ian Simpson

On episode #90 of the CardsChat podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming Ian Simpson. Ian’s been a professional poker player for close to a decade, now, and in that time beyond being able to make a living from the game he’s also made a name for himself as a successful content creator, namely on Twitch, where he’s amassed an audience of about 11,000 followers. He’s long been a beloved ambassador representing online poker brands, and most recently he signed ...

CardsChat with Dan Addelman and Byron Jacobs

On episode #89 of the CardsChat podcast we have the pleasure of welcoming for the first time ever, not one but TWO guests. Two peas in a pod, this pair of persistently prolific poker publishers have together had one heck of a significant impact on the poker world. On this episode we’ll be speaking to the co-owners of D&B Poker Publishing, Dan Addelman and Byron Jacobs, and we’ll get to know them a little better.

CardsChat with Amanda Botfeld

On episode #88 of the CardsChat podcast we have the pleasure of welcoming Amanda Botfeld. She is the author of "A Girl's Guide to Poker", a Poker Power instructor, and author of numerous articles for such prestigious outlets as The Huffington Post and the Wall Street Journal as well as poker media outlets including Cardplayer Lifestyle, 888poker magazine, and right here at Cardschat. She’s also got poker playing chops, as last year, she and her father came in 3rd place ...

CardsChat with Phil Galfond

On episode #87 of the CardsChat podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming Phil Galfond. He is one of the most successful, respected, and well-liked people in poker. He’s played and crushed the highest-stakes No-Limit Hold ‘em and Pot-Limit Omaha games both live and online. He’s also been one of the game’s best coaches for over 15 years and has created one of the premier poker training sites on the market, which has also evolved into an online playing site ...

CardsChat with Robbie Strazynski

On episode #86 of the CardsChat podcast, we flip the mic as our interviewee is Robbie Strazynski, our show’s host. Conducting the interview is Chris Wallace, a writer for CardsChat, who has known Robbie for almost a decade. Aside from hosting the CardsChat podcast, Robbie is the founder of Cardplayerlifestyle.com, a popular poker media website, and he’s been involved in poker media since 2009. On this show, Chris asks Robbie a bevy of questions about his professional and personal life, ...

CardsChat with Ryan Feldman

On episode #85 of the CardsChat podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming Ryan Feldman. Ryan is one of the true innovators and heavyweights in the poker streaming world, having worked for many years on Live at the Bike, and now quickly developing Hustler Casino Live into one of the major players in streamed poker broadcasts. With constantly star-studded lineups including a recent stream that saw Phil Hellmuth and Tom Dwan join some of the biggest influencers from gaming and ...

CardsChat with Kevin Gerhart

On episode #84 of the CardsChat podcast we have the pleasure of welcoming Kevin Gerhart. Kevin is one of the best mixed game players in the world today, but believe it or not, it’s possible that you may not have heard about him. He has won not one – not two – not three – but FOUR WSOP bracelets in events as diverse as Razz, PLO, PLO8 and HORSE, and has over $1.2 million in career live tournament earnings. We’ve ...

CardsChat with Kyna England

On episode #83 of the CardsChat podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming Kyna England, a Poker Power instructor from Evanston, Illinois. Kyna won the Mid-Stakes Poker Tour Player of the Year title for 2021 and has close to $800,000 in lifetime tournament winnings. She was also nominated for the Global Poker Awards 2021 Breakout Player of the Year. On this show, we’ll get to know him a little better.

CardsChat with Joe Cada

On episode #82 of the CardsChat podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming Joe Cada. Joe is one of the most successful players in the history of the World Series of Poker, and one of a very exclusive group of players to not just win the Main Event, but to final table it more than once. He’s a 4-time bracelet winner who sits in 7th place on the WSOP’s all-time money list with over $13.6M in winnings. He’s also recently ...

CardsChat with Benjamin “Spraggy” Spragg

On episode #81 of the CardsChat podcast we have the pleasure of welcoming Benjamin “Spraggy” Spragg. A British poker player originally from Gloucestershire, England who is a popular Twitch streamer and a member of the Poker Stars Pro Team Online, Spraggy boasts over 135,000 subscribers and counting. He specializes in online MTTs and has made over $2 million in that format. To boot, over the past two years he has won two WCOOP titles. On this episode, we’ll get to ...

CardsChat with Terry King

On episode #80 of the CardsChat podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming Terry King. With a perspective on the poker world that goes all the way back to the 1970s, Terry is a WSOP bracelet winner, and used to be engaged to none other than Poker Hall of Famer Chip Reese. She’s also a past nominee to the Women in Poker Hall of Fame, recognized for her career on the industry side of poker as a dealer, floorperson and ...

CardsChat with Ivonne Montealegre

On episode #79 of the CardsChat podcast we have the pleasure of welcoming Ivonne Montealegre. One of the most energetic and enthusiastic people in the poker industry, Ivonne is best known as the founder of the Malta Poker Festival. She’s had a lengthy and distinguished career putting on live events that have just lit up the European poker scene. On this show, we gain some insight as to what it takes to plan these fantastic live poker events, as well ...

CardsChat with Patrik Antonius

On episode #78 of the CardsChat podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming Patrik Antonius. A poker hall of fame nominee and the all-time leading tournament money winner in his home country of Finland, Patrik has played at the highest stakes for almost his entire career. He wasn’t just one of the superstars of the “poker boom” and the online days of ‘rail heaven’ but he’s making another run on the current season of High Stakes Poker, where he’s won ...

CardsChat with David Williams

On episode #77 of the CardsChat podcast we have the pleasure of welcoming David Williams. A highly successful poker player originally from Arlington, Texas who now lives in Las Vegas, David has over $8.8 million in live tournament cashes across a range of poker variants. Most notably, he came in second place in the 2004 WSOP Main Event, runner up to Greg Raymer. He has also won other prestigious tournaments, including a World Poker Tour World Championship title, and a ...

CardsChat with Brad Owen

On episode #76 of the CardsChat podcast we have the pleasure of welcoming Brad Owen. Brad is a highly successful professional poker player originally from Santa Rosa, California who specializes in low to mid-stakes cash games. He has an extremely successful YouTube Channel that was one of the first in the industry and now boasts close to 600,000 subscribers. He is known for hosting large meet-up games along with Andrew Neeme for their legions of loyal fans. In January, he ...

CardsChat with K.L. Cleeton

On episode #75 of the CardsChat podcast we have the pleasure of welcoming K.L. Cleeton. Poker is full of a lot of great success stories, but K.L.’s is one of the most unique and best of them all. He is one of the most brilliant, witty and beloved members of the poker community. This man’s story of poker success comes not just from his winnings at the tables or with his creation of a great poker training tool, but also ...

CardsChat with Daiva Byrne

On episode #74 of the CardsChat podcast we have the pleasure of welcoming Daiva Byrne. She founded and has grown the group Fantastic Ladies in Poker (FLIP) into one of the most successful and influential communities focused on growing the game of poker among women. The group numbers over 5,400 members and continues to grow with many partnerships in the poker world. Besides being a tremendous champion for women in the game and a GG Poker ambassador, she’s also a ...

CardsChat with Allen Kessler

On episode #73 of the CardsChat podcast we have the pleasure of welcoming Allen Kessler. Allen is a prominent, veteran member of the poker community, who in recent years has become somewhat of a poker celebrity from his appearances in the Chainsaw Corner of Daniel Negreanu’s WSOP vlogs. But who is the man behind the character? Why does he obsess so much about tournament structures? Did you know that he’s got close to 400 tournament cashes and almost $4 million ...

CardsChat with Johnnie “Vibes” Moreno

On episode #72 of the CardsChat podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming Johnnie “Vibes” Moreno. He’s a professional poker player, business owner, amateur DJ / Producer, clothing designer, marketer, content creator, copyrighter, and self-proclaimed “solopreneur”. Best known for his popular YouTube vlog, which he launched 4.5 years ago, on this show we talk to Johnnie about his life, poker playing career, and years as a YouTube content creator.

CardsChat with Ryan Leng

On episode #71 of the CardsChat podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming Ryan Leng. Ryan has over $2.7 million in live tournament earnings in his career to go along with 3 World Series of Poker bracelets and 4 WSOP Circuit rings. Before he transitioned to live poker he started out as an online crusher, as he’s a former SuperNova Elite player. But what about the man behind that glorious beard? What makes him tick away from the felt? On ...

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