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The Grid 061 ft. Amanda Botfeld – King Jack Offsuit

Jennifer welcomes Amanda Botfeld, author of “A Girls Guide to Poker” to the GRID. Amanda discusses a hand from the tag team event at the World Series of Poker, where she paired up with the man who taught her poker 15 years earlier: her dad. The heart-warming duo came in third place, cashing for 50K... The post The Grid 061 ft. Amanda Botfeld – King Jack Offsuit appeared first on The Poker Grid.

The Grid 060.5 Bonus Episode ft. Rusudan Goletiani

In a bonus holiday episode of the GRID, Jennifer introduces listeners to International Master Rusudan Goletiani. Goletiani is a three-time World Youth Champion, a two-time Olympic medalist and a former US Women’s Champion- she took Jennifer’s title in 2005. In 1992, Rusa fled her region of Georgia, Abkhazia, due to war. She explains the... The post The Grid 060.5 Bonus Episode ft. Rusudan Goletiani appeared first on The Poker Grid.

The Grid 060 ft. DGAF – Nine-Seven Offsuit

Jennifer welcomes a very special guest to the GRID, a prolific podcast host who captures the voice of a peripatetic cash game pro: DGAF. DGAF, as he calls himself, is the creator of epic “Sessions” podcast, with over 700 episodes, and the founder of Poker Rags. DGAF brings the hand that hooked him on No Limit Hold Em... The post The Grid 060 ft. DGAF – Nine-Seven Offsuit appeared first on The Poker Grid.

The Grid 059 ft. Dara O Kearney – King-Six Suited

The GRID is back just in time for the Main Event bubble, and an appropriately timed interview with Dara O Kearney, professional poker player and three-time author, most recently of Endgame Poker Strategy: The ICM Book. Dara tells Jennifer about a hand from a decade ago at a tournament in Dublin which was modeled after the WSOP Main.... The post The Grid 059 ft. Dara O Kearney – King-Six Suited appeared first on The Poker Grid.

The Grid 058.5 ft. Qiyu “Nemo” Zhou-King-Ten Suited

Jennifer Shahade welcomes Qiyu “Nemo” Zhou to the GRID. Nemo is a former World Youth Chess Champion, a streamer at twitch.tv/akanemsko and a professional e-sports player at Counter Logic Gaming. Since turning 21 in January, she has been sprinkling more and more poker into her main menu of chess and league of legends. She even won a... The post The Grid 058.5 ft. Qiyu “Nemo” Zhou-King-Ten Suited appeared first on The Poker Grid.

The Grid 058 ft. Jordan Ellenberg – Five-Deuce Offsuit

The GRID welcomes best-selling author, mathematician and professor Jordan Ellenberg, author of the new book, Shape: The Hidden Geometry of Information, Biology, Strategy, Democracy and Everything Else. He is also the best-selling author of How Not to Be Wrong, a Math Olympian and a professor of mathematics at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Though Jordan is... The post The Grid 058 ft. Jordan Ellenberg – Five-Deuce Offsuit appeared first on The Poker Grid.

The Grid 057.5 Bonus Episode ft. Isabelle Choko

In a special bonus episode of The Grid, we welcome one of our most extraordinary guests ever: Holocaust Survivor, author and 1956 French Women’s Chess champion, Isabelle Choko. Born on September 18, 1928 in Lodz, Poland, Isabelle Choko was two weeks away from her 11th birthday when Nazi Germany invaded Poland on September 1, 1939. Isabelle... The post The Grid 057.5 Bonus Episode ft. Isabelle Choko appeared first on The Poker Grid.

The Grid 057 ft. Jonathan Corbblah – Nine-Five Suited

Jennifer brings longtime friend, a master of many games, Jonathan Corbblah on to the GRID. He talks about a dramatic hand with nine-five suited in a private game at the Hamptons, where his new opponent confused him to the very last moments of the hand. Jonathan speaks about how his psychological approach helps him in every... The post The Grid 057 ft. Jonathan Corbblah – Nine-Five Suited appeared first on The Poker Grid.

The Grid 056 ft. Shirin Oskooi – Five-Six Suited

Jennifer welcomes poker player, survivor all star and tech executive Shirin Oskooi to the GRID. Shirin brings us five-six suited, a combo she loves both for its chameleon-like preflop qualities, and a pivotal hand she played at the Wynn when she was new to poker. She held 56 of diamonds in the big blind and defended... The post The Grid 056 ft. Shirin Oskooi – Five-Six Suited appeared first on The Poker Grid.

The Grid 055.5 Bonus Episode ft. Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein

Bonus Episode: Dr. Chanda Prescod Weinstein on times tables and Wu-Chess. In a special bonus episode of the GRID, we welcome Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, theoretical physicist and author of the new paradigm shifting book, The Disordered Comsos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime & Dreams Deferred. This episode originally appeared on Jennifer’s US Chess Women podcast,... The post The Grid 055.5 Bonus Episode ft. Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein appeared first on The Poker Grid.

The Grid 055 ft. May Siu – Pocket-Jacks

Jennifer welcomes high stakes cash game player and Poker for Good and Murals for Good founder May Siu to the GRID to discuss one of the most coveted- and detested hands: pocket jacks. May was playing a big pot in a New York City cash game against one of her regular foes, “General Bang Bang.” Holding jacks in a... The post The Grid 055 ft. May Siu – Pocket-Jacks appeared first on The Poker Grid.

The Grid 054 ft. Doug Polk – queen-eight offsuit

Jennifer Shahade welcomes Doug Polk to the GRID. Doug covers a massive six figure pot from his high stakes heads up challenge against Daniel Negreanu, where Doug ended up winning well over a million dollars. In the crucial hand, Daniel opened the button to 1K at 200/400 and Doug called with queen eight offsuit. The... The post The Grid 054 ft. Doug Polk – queen-eight offsuit appeared first on The Poker Grid.

The Grid 053 ft. Landon Tice – Three-Four Offsuit

21-year-old Landon Tice enters the GRID to talk about a hand with three-four offsuit on the stone bubble of a $1600 event. Landon breaks down the action street by street, as he opened the button with 34o on the button. When the small blind called, they saw a monochrome flop of King-Three-Deuce. Landon barelled on the flop... The post The Grid 053 ft. Landon Tice – Three-Four Offsuit appeared first on The Poker Grid.

The Grid 052 ft. Alex Epstein aka Thallo Poker – Nine-Six Offsuit

Jennifer welcomes WSOP bracelet winner Alex Epstein aka Thallo Poker to the poker GRID to discuss a thrilling hand with nine-six offsuit. This hand comes from the 2019 10K short deck event, which Alex won for $296,000. It was the first World Series of Poker Event that used the “short deck”, or a 36 card...

The Grid 051.5 Bonus Episode ft. Diana Lanni

Trigger warning: this episode of the GRID contains recollections of abuse, suicidal ideation and rape. Please share the National Suicide Prevention Line 1-800-273-8255 or text HOME to 741741 for 24/7 help. Over the past few weeks, hundreds of articles have been written about the Queen’s Gambit and “real life Beth Harmons” or “the IRL Queen’s...

The Grid 051 ft. Jonathan Little – Six-Eight Suited

Two-time World Poker Tour Champion Jonathan Little enters the GRID to talk about a hand from the 2015 World Series of Poker. Jonathan was at the final table of a 5K No Limit Hold Em event. In the big blind he looked down at six-eight of hearts, with blinds of 20/40K and 3.2 million chips....

The Grid 050.5 Bonus Episode ft. Maria Konnikova

In a special bonus GRID, Jennifer Shahade shares an episode of her chess podcast, Ladies Knight, featuring author, psychology PHD and poker champion Maria Konnikova. In researching Konnikova, Jennifer realized that all of her books have natural overlap with games, starting with Konnikova’s premiere book, Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes. Mastermind shows how anyone can...

The Grid 050 ft. Faraz Jaka – Queen-Three Offsuit

Faraz Jaka, a professional poker player with over 11 million dollars in winnings, enters the GRID with a crazy hand with queen-three offsuit. Faraz throws us back to the 2010 North American Poker Tour in Foxwoods, where he played a hand that PokerStars included in their “Greatest” collection. Matt Glantz opened and Jaka three-bet from the...

The Grid 049 ft. Linda Johnson – Six-Deuce Suited

World Poker Hall of Famer Linda Johnson enters the GRID to talk about a hand she played against Antonio Esfandiari at a World Poker Tour event a decade ago in Los Angeles. Linda defended six-deuce of diamonds in the big blind and flopped bottom pair on ten-four-deuce with two hearts and one diamond. As Antonio...

The Grid 048 ft. Lee Davy – Ten-Eight Suited

Poker host and life coach Lee Davy steps into the GRID to talk about a critical hand in his career with ten-eight suited, in a 1K tournament in Blackpool. Lee was working on the railway at the time, but was also in tens of thousands of dollars of gambling debt for horse racing and sportsbetting....