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Special Episode - Kevin Mathers and the Release of the 2021 WSOP Schedule

Kevin Mathers (@kevmath) joins the RecPoker crew as the 2021 WSOP schedule is released! We countdown to the release and then go through the schedule together. Some great tournaments are part of the schedule; if you want to join us in Vegas check out rec.poker/roadtrips

Ep 285 - Chat: John Barrows on the Business of Poker

John Barrows is the tournament manager for Running Aces Casino, Racetrack, and Hotel, the official sponsor of the RecPoker Podcast. John opens up to give insight about how poker fits into the context of casino profitability, specifically considering how to balance tournament structure and rake. John can be reached at fbarrows@runaces.com with general feedback welcomed at info@runaces.com

Ep 284 - Forums: Facing Limpers with JJ (Michael)

This week, Jim Reid leads the panel through a forum post by Michael about a hand with JJ on the button. While battling it out against each other in the nightly home game, the panel discusses raise sizes, hand ranging, board textures, 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 to review! ...

Ep 283 - REC Room: Jim's Anonymous Database Review

Once a month a Premium member goes one-on-one with a member of the RECing Crew to break down a hand, talk strategy, or discuss how to otherwise get the most out of their poker experience. Email jim@rec.poker if there’s a member of the RECing Crew that YOU’D like to connect with, and we’ll try to match you up! Learn more about the RECing Crew here: https://rec.poker/crew/ In this episode, we share a session of Jim Reid doing a PokerTracker database ...

Ep 282 - Chat: Samuel Simoes on PokerNow, sharing things you love with the world, and more!

Samuel Simoes on PokerNow and what led him to create this amazing playing and learning tool that we'll be using at RecPoker every month - and his love of programming, sharing things you love with the world, and more!

Ep 281 - Forums: ICM Spots (ImaLouigi)

This week, Jim Reid leads the panel through a forum post by ImaLouigi about 2 different ICM spots. While battling it out against each other in the nightly home game, the panel discusses stack sizes, payout structures, shoving and calling ranges, 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 to review! Link: ...

Ep 280 - Chat: Seminar, Road Trips, and the RecPoker Travel Group

Content Director Chris Jones has dreamed up an amazing way to have fun, learn together, and build community all at the same time. In this episode we chat about this new approach to interactive learning. We also hear about the RecPoker Road Trip with the Dakota Poker Tour, a special announcement about RecPoker Invitational Tournaments at Running Aces, and the upcoming road trips with the RunGood Poker Series in Council Bluffs, Iowa and the WSOP in Las Vegas.

Ep 279 - Forums: River Lead (MonkieSystem)

This week, Jim Reid leads the panel through a forum post by MonkieSystem (Keith Brandt) about facing a small river lead after betting for two streets. While battling it out against each other in the nightly home game, the panel discusses betting lines, hand ranging, bet sizing, opponent types, 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 ...

Ep 278 - Chat: Sky Matsuhashi on using PokerTracker4 to study leaks

Sky Matsuhashi from The Poker Forge joins the panel to talk about finding leaks, plugging leaks, exploiting leaks, and ways to get the most out of PokerTracker and other software and study tools.

Ep 277 - Forums: More Hold'em Variants

This week, Jim Reid leads the panel through a forum post about other ways to play No Limit Texas Hold'em. While battling it out against each other in the nightly home game, the panel discusses cash vs tournaments, MTTs vs STTs, field sizes, variance, shootouts, 'double or nothings', turbos, sit and gos 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 ...

Ep 276 - Chat: RecPoker Road Trips & the Return of Live Poker

The full return of live poker is around the corner and the panel talks about their experience during the pandemic and looking forward to the upcoming months. We also talk about the RecPoker Road Trips coming up May 22 (Fargo, ND), June 21-27 (Council Bluffs, Iowa), and the WSOP Las Vegas. We are so excited to be playing live and getting to finally meet all of RecPoker Nation!

Ep 275 - Forums: Stueyy Strong Draw OOP

This week, Jim Reid leads the panel through a forum post by Stueyy about a spot with a strong draw Out Of Position. While battling it out against each other in the nightly home game, the panel discusses flop leads and how they shape players' ranges, different ways to play draws against different villain types, and the wonderful world of blockers! Come sign up for a free account at rec.poker today to see all the great notes and details and ...

Ep 274 - RecRoom: Jim and Matt Part 3

Once a month, a premium rec.poker member gets together with a member of the RECing Crew in The REC Room! This month we go behind the scenes with Jim to observe a pre-recorded coaching session with Matt, who we have heard from in parts one and two before. In this final segment they go over a few hands together and make some plans for Matt to reach his poker goals! Anyone interested in spending some time in the REC Room ...

Ep 273- Chat: Martin Jacobson, 2014 WSOP Main Event Champion

Martin Jacobson started the November 9 Final Table in 2014 in 8th position, but was able to win the bracelet at $10 million first place prize. In this episode, he recalls the preparation put into that final table, including the support of his poker inner circle. Martin also talks about his time as a chef on a Swedish battleship and his journey to become a poker superstar.

Ep 272- Forums: Hubs Bankroll

This week, Jim Reid leads the panel through a forum post by Hubs about bankroll management. While battling it out against each other in the nightly home game, the panel discusses pro vs. rec mindset, game selection, variance, moving up and down in stakes, and more! Come sign up for a free account at rec.poker today to see all the great notes and details and replies – and you can post a question of your own in the forum for ...

Ep 271 - Chat: Chris Jones reviews the April rec.poker Seminar on Turns and Rivers - and More!

Chris Jones is the Membership Content Director at rec.poker and every month he produces a seminar around a specific topic - this month the topic was Turns and Rivers and Chris talks about specific factors for later streets and also about a new twist on the seminar format starting next month! It's just one perk of our premium membership. Find out more at rec.poker now!

Ep 270 - Forums: Learn Pro Poker C-bet Defense Study Group

This week, Jim Reid leads the panel through a forum post by Jim himself about the recent Learn Pro Poker training video on defending against C-bets. While battling it out against each other in the nightly home game, the panel discusses some of the factors we went over in our Saturday LPP Study Group, like position, sizing, board texture, and more! Come sign up for a free account at rec.poker today to see all the great notes and details and ...

Ep 269 - Chat: Bernard Lee on the WSOP, COVID-19, and "Poker Satellite Success"

Bernard Lee is a professional poker player who first came to prominence by finishing 13th in the 2005 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event. Since then, Lee has enjoyed tournament poker success as well as becoming a poker writer, podcast host, and author. His most recent book, "Poker Satellite Success" is being released this month (April 2021) with D&B Publishing.

Ep 268 - Forums Greedy On The River (PetVet)

This week, Jim Reid leads the panel through a forum post by KIm Kilroy (PetVet) about feeling "raiser's remorse" on the river when a 2-bet has unfortunate consequences. While battling it out against each other in the nightly home game, the panel discusses streets of value, turn factors, value targeting, and hand ranging! Come sign up for a free account at rec.poker today to see all the great notes and details and replies – and you can post a question ...

Ep 267 - Chat Jason Su On Presence & Profit

Jason Su, a veteran poker pro who lives in Boulder, Colorado, has experience with a wide range of stakes and variants: live and online, cash and MTTs, and limit, pot limit, and no-limit hold ‘em. He is the author of "Poker with Presence" and is launching his online app called "Presence & Profit." He's a great friend of RecPoker and we are always excited to hang out with him.

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