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Ep 391 - Chats: Kara Scott

This week Jim Reid and Chris Jones interview Kara Scott, who you likely already know from ALL OVER the poker media world! Kara hosts the popular podcast The Heart of Poker and we get right into talking about the unique format of her show and how it gets the most out of her guests. Kara also discusses her life in poker, the differences between her varied positions and portfolios, some fun parts of producing, shaking the rust off at live ...

Ep 390 - Forums: Thin OOP (Tommy)

This week, Jim Reid leads the panel through a hand by our special guest Tommy Angelo! Tommy recently started exploring the unfamiliar territory of playing wider ranges Out Of Position, and he has been having a great time doing it! This week he joins the Forums edition of the podcast to talk about some theoretical elements of OOP poker and some anecdotes about playing outside his old comfort zone of "Mum poker". Tommy is also active on Twitter @TheTommyAngelo Find ...

Ep 389 - Chats: Grant Denison and Jonathan Levy

This week Jim Reid and Chris Jones interview Jonathan Levy and Grant Denison - otherwise known as The Poker Guys from the popular podcast The Breakdown! They talk about their own working chemistry, other fun projects they've tinkered with, the process of breaking down a hand from a listener, how they would study poker these days, how recreational players can avoid some common mistakes, the future of poker both live and online, and a lot more! Plus we give away ...

Ep 388 - Forums: King Jack Off (Chris)

This week, Jim Reid leads the panel through a forum post by Chris Jones about playing King Jack Offsuit. While battling it out against each other in the nightly home game, the panel discusses how 'cusp hands' like this can get players into a lot of trouble in certain circumstances. Join the podcast gang as they talk about some of the pros and cons of playing hands like this in position, out of position, at different stack depths, versus different ...

Ep 387 - Chats: Brad Wilson on Chasing Poker Greatness!

This week Jim Reid and the panel welcome back Brad Wilson from the popular podcast Chasing Poker Greatness! Brad gets right into the topics of poker coaching, wild games, cheaters, the value of community, how to learn effectively, the importance of language, why accountability matters - and a whole lot more! This episode was so chock full of fun that we're going to have to invite Brad back again soon to keep the discussion going - plus some great feedback ...

Ep 386 - Forums: ICM (Rob)

This week, Jim Reid leads the panel through a discussion about the theme of the new Book Study Rob Washam is running - Endgame Poker Strategy by Dara O'Kearney and Barry Carter. While battling it out against each other in the nightly home game, the panel discusses what ICM really means, when it matters most, how to apply ICM pressure, how to identify who will feel the pressure most (it's not who you might think!) and how to avoid making ...

Ep 385 - Chats: Andrew Brokos on learning, playing, teaching, and Thinking Poker!

This week Jim Reid and the panel interview Andrew Brokos from the Thinking Poker Podcast and we get right into Andrew's plans for the summer, what its like podcasting without Nate Meyvis, how Carlos Welch has brought a new energy to their show, how Andrew works on his poker game, tips and techniques for less experienced players, the importance of community, how the poker world needs to start treating women more inclusively, the pros and cons of registering on Day ...

Ep 384- Forums: Continuation Betting

This week, Jim Reid leads the panel through a discussion about the Theme of the Month at RecPoker: Continuation Betting. While battling it out against each other in the nightly home game, the panel discusses what continuation betting means, why it works, factors to consider when deciding whether to bet or check, some common misconceptions, some frequencies to aim for, and more! Come sign up for a free account at rec.poker today to join in the fun. Find our free ...

Ep 383 - Chats: Ian Simpson

This week Jim Reid and the panel interview popular poker pro and Twitch streamer Ian Simpson, who talks about his story coming up in the poker world, the experience of turning pro, lots of different ways to study, 5 mistakes most recreational players make, the importance of having a poker community, his favorite places to travel to and play, one thing the poker world can start doing today...and more! Plus there's a prize drawing at the end for anyone in ...

Ep 382 - Forums: Bluffing (John)

This week, Jim Reid leads the panel through ANOTHER forum post by John "7high11" Crowell about finding the right spots to bluff. While battling it out against each other in the nightly home game, the panel discusses how to 'tell a story', blockers, equity when called, ranging opponents, and other factors to be on the lookout for! Come sign up for a free account at rec.poker today to see all the great comments and replies – and you can post ...

Ep 381 - Chats: Tommy Angelo on Poker Pain, Gurus, and...Star Trek?!

(Warning: some explicit language in this episode) This week Jim Reid and the panel welcome Tommy Angelo back to the podcast, and the folks watching live on YouTube even get to hear a little of Tommy's harmonica music as a welcome to the show! The group discusses Tommy's contributions to the poker world, what he is enjoying about the game these days, how his style has changed over the years, different kinds of pain in the game of poker, boldly ...

Ep 380 - Forums: Slowplay? (John)

This week, Jim Reid leads the panel through a forum post by John "7high11" Crowell about slow-playing Aces. While battling it out against each other in the nightly home game, the panel discusses stack sizes, player types, cash vs tournament play, geometric betting, balance, and more! Come sign up for a free account at rec.poker today to see all the great comments and replies – and you can post a question of your own in the forum for the panel ...

Ep 379 - Chats: Dnegs on WSOP, pro vs. rec style, how to learn poker, and more!

Daniel Negreanu is a multiple WSOP bracelet winner, WPT victor, and a member of the Poker Hall of Fame - and he's here to talk about it all! This week Jim Reid and the panel interview Dnegs about his life coming up in poker, what he's looking forward to for this year's WSOP, how to study poker, common mistakes recreational players make, how to get the most out of your first trip to the WSOP, how important it is to ...

Ep 378 - Chats: Alec Torelli on getting the most out of poker!

This week Jim Reid and Kim Kilroy chat with Alec Torelli about the last 20 years of poker, and how he gets the most out of it as part of a full, balanced life. They discuss how important passion and pleasure are to success, how learning poker is like learning a new language, some great free resources to improve your poker game, how recreational players can turn the tables on some regs, some tips for folks playing their first WSOP ...

Ep 377 - Forums Podcast

This week, Jim Reid leads the panel through a forum post by John Crowell about hand reading and how to apply it in real time at the tables. This one is a doozy, and Rob votes it the Forum Post of the Year! While battling it out against each other in the nightly home game, the panel discusses how important the skill of hand reading is, how learning poker is like learning a language, how to train your brain to ...

Ep 376 - Chats: Drew "BetOnDrew" Gonzalez

This week, Jim Reid and the panel interview Drew "BetOnDrew" Gonzalez about his popular twitch channel, playing poker for love and money, what got him started in poker, and what keeps him excited about the game. Drew also talks about the importance of 'fun' at the table, how to be a good ambassador for the world of poker, and offers some great advice for recreational players who are looking to take their game to the next level. Drew is active ...

Ep 375 - Forums: Early Tourney Spot (Rob)

This week, Jim Reid leads the panel through a forum post by Rob Washam about facing a 3-bet preflop and getting into a weird spot postflop when he calls. While battling it out against each other in the nightly home game, the panel discusses range construction, player types and tendencies, hand distribution, different ways to play the nut flush draw, and more! Come sign up for a free account at rec.poker today to see all the great comments and replies ...

Ep 374 - Chats: David K Lappin on playing, writing...and cheating in poker!

This week Jim Reid and the gang interview David K Lappin about his life in poker, what he is working on these days, and some scandalous current events! Warning - there is some explicit language during this episode. David talks about his journey as a poker writer, what kinds of games he has been playing lately, what it's like to be back at the tables, and what he's looking forward to at the World Series of Poker this summer. We ...

Ep 373 - Forums: Struggling with Volume (Weeeee)

This week, Jim Reid leads the panel through a forum post by "Weeee" who is having trouble staying motivated to hit his volume goals. While battling it out against each other in the nightly home game, the panel discusses goal setting, asking why we play poker, following our natural strengths with game selection, making time for hobbies in a busy life, and more! Come sign up for a free account at rec.poker today to see all the great comments and ...

Ep 372 - Chats: Chad Holloway on PokerNews, WSOP, poker scandals and more!

This week, Jim Reid and the panel interview Chad Holloway, a poker media personality and one of the key folks at PokerNews. Chad talks about coming into the industry, how he built a name for himself, the rigorous standards that are required by professional journalism, and how that differs from most content creators. We also talk about having fun at work, what it's like to report on a scandal, and Chad's alter ego who travels the Midwest by night selling...comic ...

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