As we approach the PokerStars Players Championship, we welcome our Platinum Poker Hand winner, Matt Glassman. Matt kicks off the episode with a riveting reading of his award winning essay, “Jack-Three Offsuit and the Monster Ballads Poker Game.” Then Jen and Matt move on to discuss what makes a great home game, how to teach game... The post The Grid 073 ft. Matt Glassman – Jack-Three Offsuit appeared first on The Poker Grid.
Welcome to a very special episode of the GRID, where the winner of the Platinum Poker Hand competition is unveiled. Over 70 entrants from all over the United States and Canada, competed for the delicious prize, a 30K package to play in the PokerStars Players Championships, set for the Bahamas in January 2023. After narrowing... The post The Grid 072.5 The Winner is in: Announcing our Platinum Poker Hand appeared first on The Poker Grid.
In a special episode of the GRID, Jennifer invites high-roller regular Victoria Livschitz, for her very first podcast appearance. Victoria has had an extraordinarily successful career as a tech entrepreneur, and aptly for this pod, her biggest success was an early cloud computer leader called the GRID dynamics. She started touring the high roller circuit... The post The Grid 072 ft. Victoria Livschitz – Queen-Nine Offsuit appeared first on The Poker Grid.
We interrupt our regular programming for a HUGE announcement. The GRID is giving away a Platinum Pass worth $30,000!! One lucky, and talented, listener from the US or Canada will be going to the Bahamas in January, to play the PokerStars Players Championships. To win, tell us your #PlatinumPokerHand, a memorable, funny or entertaining hand... The post The Grid 071.5 – Tell Us Your Platinum Poker Hand appeared first on The Poker Grid.
Jennifer invites data scientist, chess master and writer Nate Solon to the GRID. Nate talks about a hand from a private game early in his poker career. He found himself flopping bottom set on a dry board against a friend—but things got progressively worse: not only did he lose the pot, but he and his... The post The Grid 071 ft. Nate Solon – Pocket Threes appeared first on The Poker Grid.
Jennifer Shahade invites Wey “CRAIBaby” Xie to the GRID. A high stakes online player who has battled and won with the best players in the World, Wey Xie talks about a pivotal hand he played with Ace-Queen offsuit on PokerStars. 150 big blinds deep in 1K NL, The hijack opened to 2.7x and Wey Xie... The post The Grid 070 ft. Wey Xie – Jack-Six Suited Ace-Queen offsuit appeared first on The Poker Grid.
Jennifer Shahade joins David Lappin and Dara O’Kearney from the Chip Race to discuss a hand from the 3K Mystery Bounty event at EPT Barcelona. With bounties in play and the money bubble looming, Jennifer held Jack-Six suited, and got involved in a preflop confrontation with top Norweigian pro Preben Stokan and high roller Paul... The post The Grid 069 x The Chip Race ft. Jen Shahade – Jack-Six Suited appeared first on The Poker Grid.
Jennifer Shahade re-releases her 2019 episode with 3-time WSOP bracelet winner and star commentator Nick Schulman. Nick, consistently ahead of the curve, played a big pot with jack-four offsuit in a NYC underground cash game. She also touches on the current scandals that have shaken the chess and poker worlds. For more on Jennifer’s thoughts, check... The post The Grid 068.5 ft. ft. Nick Schulman – Jack-Four Offsuit appeared first on The Poker Grid.
Matt Matros, three-time WSOP bracelet winner and three-time author enters the GRID to discuss a fascinating hand with ace-nine offsuit, also featured in his new book, The Poker Brain: Improving Your Process Through Optimal and Exploitive Thinking. Matt opened the hijack, deep in the money of an online bracelet event, and was called by poker pro... The post The Grid 068 ft. Matt Matros – Ace-Nine Offsuit. appeared first on The Poker Grid.
Yosha Iglesias, a poker player, chess master and coach, enters the GRID to talk about a long-awaited hand to be clicked off the GRID: Ace-King offsuit. She throws us back to the boom days of poker in France, where she found herself as a chipleader in an MTT at her college bar. In a dramatic three-bet... The post The Grid 067 ft. Yosha Iglesias – Ace-King Offsuit. appeared first on The Poker Grid.
In a bonus episode of the GRID, Jennifer brings in her friend, best-selling author Seth Stephens-Davidowitz to talk about his new book, “Don’t Trust Your Gut: Using Data To get What You Really Want in Life.”. Seth is also the author of “Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us... The post The Grid 067.5 Bonus Episode ft. Seth Stephens-Davidowitz appeared first on The Poker Grid.
Angela Jordison enters the GRID, to discuss a sizzling hand she played against World Champion Greg “Fossilman” Raymer at the 2021 WSOP Senior’s Event.Angela raised in early position with ace-eight suited, and called a three-bet from Raymer on the button. When the flop came out beautifully, three-eight-ace with two clubs, Jordison check raised. They saw... The post The Grid 067 ft. Angela Jordison – Ace-Eight Suited. appeared first on The Poker Grid.
Poker coach, player, and renowned author on mindset and strategy Tommy Angelo enters the GRID to talk about a thrilling—and then not so thrilling—hand with ace-three suited. This hand throws back all the way to 1995, to a riverboat game on the Mississippi in Saint Louis, where Tommy found himself in a multi-way hand with... The post The Grid 066 ft. TommyAngelo – Ace-Three Suited. appeared first on The Poker Grid.
Jennifer welcomes her longtime friend to the GRID, professional poker player and commentator Katie Stone. Katie brings a hand she played at a heads up charity challenge hosted by Solve For Why, a Vegas based poker training academy founded by Matt Berkey. Katie had already won matches against Hearthstone streamer Hafu and poker pro Kitty Kuo... The post The Grid 065 ft. Katie Ston – Pocket-Fours appeared first on The Poker Grid.
The multi-faceted Philly poker pro, Mike Shaw enters the GRID. The rock star, restaurant manager and mixed game proponent brings a hand from the very first live poker tournament he played, in 2004. He held King-Seven offsuit in a pivotal moment heads-up at the Binion’s Casino in Las Vegas. Though it wasn’t the World Series... The post The Grid 064 ft. Mike Shaw – King-Seven Offsuit appeared first on The Poker Grid.
Jennifer records a special solo episode of the GRID, where she takes readers through the poker highlights of her new book, Chess Queens: The True Story of a Chess Champion and the Greatest Female Players of All Time. She also reads out loud segments on jealousy, sexualization and the popularity of games. In the original book that Chess... The post The Grid 063.5 Bonus Episode ft. Jennifer on the Poker Side of Chess Queens appeared first on The Poker Grid.
Jennifer welcomes legendary cash game pro Olivier Busquet to the GRID. He’s a two-time European Poker Tour champion, a WPT Champion, and has over nine million dollars in live earnings. Though he’s most known for his longevity in online cash and heads-up games, Olivier brings a throwback hand to the GRID: king jack suited in... The post The Grid 063 ft. Olivier Busquet – King Jack suited appeared first on The Poker Grid.
Jennifer Shahade welcomes fellow PokerStars Ambassador Keith “Accidental Grenade” Becker to the GRID. Keith, who also goes by whoopsboom brings a hand from the PokerStars PA Winter Series, where he captured an event win in the final stretch. In his GRID moment, Keith had king-ten offsuit, with no heart. In an iconic spot about 45... The post The Grid 062 ft. Keith Becker – King-Ten Offsuit appeared first on The Poker Grid.
This bonus episode of the GRID offers a fascinating discussion between Jen Shahade and quant sports trader & US Chess expert Ella Papanek. A recent graduate of Harvard University, Ella works at the Susquehana International Group (SIG), a global quantitative trading firm in the Philly area. Her interests span from chess to poker to sports, and of course-... The post The Grid 061.5 Bonus Episode ft. Ella Papanek appeared first on The Poker Grid.
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.
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