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#14 Philosophical Friday: Fun vs Profitability

This week Brad Wilson and Duncan Palamourdas try to identify the two main incentives behind playing poker: namely having fun and being profitable. Are the two mutually exclusive? Are they at odds sometimes? If so, how does one find the proper tradeoff? Tune in to find out.

#217 Jamie Staples: OG Poker Streamer & PartyPoker Pro

Today’s guest on CPG is one of the most popular Twitch streamers in the world and PartyPoker sponsored pro Jaime Staples.As of this episode’s release, Jaime has cashed for over $1.5 million in combined online & live poker tournaments with no sign of slowing down anytime soon.Today’s conversation with Jaime is gonna travel to some uncomfortable territory as we have a frank discussion about invisible suffering hiding in plain sight all around us. Unfortunately, this is an area where your ...

#77 Tactical Tuesday: Jon Gets Jammed On

On this week's episode, Coach Brad and Jon take a look at two tough spots where Jon's opponents wager their entire stacks.

#13 Philosophical Friday: Poker Ambassadors

This week Brad Wilson and Duncan Palamourdas are joined by Humberto Jimenez to discuss the impact of the ever more popular poker streams when it comes to promoting the game as well as the role that poker professionals play in that regard.

#216 Leo Wolpert: $10k Heads Up WSOP Bracelet Winner

Today’s guest on Chasing Poker Greatness is a practicing attorney who has racked up close to $2 million in career live MTT cashes, Leo Wolpert.One highlight of Leo’s career that you’re about to hear all about is his WSOP gold bracelet win in the 2009 $10k heads-up event where he bested the likes of John Duthie, Dustin “Neverwin” Woolf, Jamin Stokes, and Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi.While the poker world has certainly gone through its fair share of scandals in 2022, ...

#76 Tactical Tuesday: Aces!

Who doesn't love getting dealt aces?!In this weeks episode of Tactical Tuesday Coach Brad and Jon break down 2 hands where Coach Brad was dealt pocket aces and faced the age old question:"To slow play or not to slow play?"Listen now to find out whether pocket aces turned Coach Brad into the crusher or the crushee.

#12 Philosophical Friday: Life Lessons From Poker Sessions

In this week's installment of Philosophical Friday, Brad Wilson and Duncan Palamourdas summarize some of the lessons they learned from poker that apply to everyday life. From people skills, risk and money management, all the way to creating a business and dealing with Uncle Jimmy (aka he who shall not be named) this podcast has it all.

#215 Ana Marquez: Former #1 Ranked Spanish Poker Player & New ACR Pro

Today’s guest on CPG is the former #1 ranked poker player in Spain, has racked up close to $2 million in live MTT cashes, and has been recently minted an ACR Team Pro… The always brilliant, hilarious, & affable Ana Marquez.Ana has been on the live and online poker grind since the mid-2000’s with no signs of slowing down anytime soon.If there’s one thing I’ve learned about Ana in her two appearances on CPG, it’s that she was put on ...

#75 Tactical Tuesday: Reviewing Coach Brad at 5/10 Online

This week’s episode features two (and a half) hands that Coach Brad himself played at 1knl on his monthly live stream.

#214 Wayne Chiang: Let the High Stakes Poker Live Stream Wars Begin!

Today’s guest on CPG is former co-owner of Live at the Bike, Wayne Chiang who’s dropping in to share some very exciting news:Live at the Bike is BACK and better than ever!So, without spoiling too much of the show, today you’re gonna learn why the poker world ought to be insanely excited about the new Live at the Bike ownership, how the OG live stream has evolved in the year 2022, and what Wayne believes will be future of Live ...

#11 Philosophical Friday: The Cheating Epidemic

This week Brad and Duncan give their take on the vulnerabilities of online play as it pertains to cheating. They try to identify, motivate and explain the very complex issue of foul play and its current repercussions while they also attempt to offer some suggestions about potential paths that can be taken towards resolution.

#213 Chris Sparks: High Stakes Online Poker OG

Today’s guest on the Chasing Poker Greatness podcast is OG high stakes online poker crusher Chris Sparks, and it’s one of those conversations that I live for.I don’t exactly know how Chris, a man whose network of friends includes a who’s who of poker royalty (Including nosebleed live destroyer of worlds, Garrett Adelstein), managed to slip underneath my radar for so long, but I am so grateful I got a chance to right that wrong.In my defense… While Chris still ...

#74 Tactical Tuesday: How Much Should You Bet On The River? (Round 2)

Last week Coach Brad and Jon analyzed a couple hands where Jon had river sizing decisions with clear cut value hands. This week they will be doing the same thing, except this time with bluffs.

#10 Philosophical Friday: Handling Poker Losses

This week Brad and Duncan discuss the inevitability of losing in poker and how to deal with it. In particular, they discuss concepts such as the different levels of resolution of losing events, mastering recovery, horizontal versus vertical distribution of bad outcomes, as well as the proximity principle.

#212 PokerBunny: The Origin Story

Today’s guest on CPG, PokerBunny, has set the poker world on fire seemingly overnight and the conversation you’re about to listen to is all about answering some question you’ve probably wondered while watching her play high stakes poker on Hustler Casino Live or Live at the Bike…“Who is this person? Where did she come from? What’s her story?”While these questions are easy enough to ask, the answers are anything but easy to hear.I’m gonna be honest with you… this was ...

#73 Tactical Tuesday: How Much Should You Bet On The River?

You've finally made a strong hand on the river, now the only question left is "what is the right amount to bet?" On this week's episode, Coach Brad and Jon examine two river spots from Jon's database and discuss bet sizing options.

Philosophical Friday #9: Dunning-Kruger, Confirmation Bias & the Curse of Knowledge

In this week's installment of Philosophical Friday, Brad and Duncan investigate biases and prejudiced perceptions as they relate to poker and other aspects of life. Join them as they kick-off the discussion with the Dunning-Kruger effect, the confirmation bias and the curse of knowledge.

#211 Tom Schneider: Country Music Crooning Nose Bleed Crusher

Today’s guest on CPG, Tom “DonkeyBomber” Schneider, is a man of many talents. Among those talents are singing/songwriting, entrepreneurship, c-suite businessman, writing books, and public speaking.In the world of poker, he’s primarily battled in high stakes live cash games over the decades while also dabbling in MTTs & racking up over $2.3 million in lifetime cashes and snagging the WSOP Player of the Year.Simply put: the man’s a quintessential high performer and a treasure trove of hilarious poker stories and ...

#72 Tactical Tuesday: Playing Multiway Pots

On today’s episode Coach Brad and Jon analyze two hands where Jon 3bet squeezed preflop and both players behind decided to call. Tune in to learn how Brad and Jon think about these multiway squeezed situations.

#18 Humberto Jimenez: Poker Pro Aspiring to Go From Fan Boy to Phenom

Humberto Jimenez is an amazing human being with one of the most well-respected poker minds in all of Greatness Village.In today's episode you're going to learn all about his poker origin story, how he thinks about and studies the game, why Coach Brad believes Humberto's poker potential is practically unlimited, and much, much more!Enjoy the show.