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Ep 251 - Panel Discusses Board Texture, A Review Of The February Seminar

The February seminar for RecPoker members was all about board texture. In this podcast we highlight a couple pieces of the seminar including a paradigm shift from wet/dry to a grid combining dynamic/statis and favorable/unfavorable. We also spend time discussing it's relation to next months seminar on betting patterns. The crew also shares the big announcement about partnership with Learn Pro Poker, the identy of the next book study, and the start of MaREC Madness!

Ep 250 - Forum On Autopilot Error (@Rabman50)

This week, Jim Reid leads the panel through a forum post by @Rabman50 about a tournament hand where he shoves the flop with top pair top kicker and a sweet redraw. While battling it out against each other in the nightly home game, the panel talks about 3betting ranges preflop, the sizes available in and out of position, and how to get the most money in the pot - without ensuring that your opponenet has the nuts! Come sign up ...

Ep 249 - Maria Ho

Poker legend Maria Ho joins RecPoker to talk about her worlds of playing poker, commentating poker, and doing reality TV. Maria shares a bit about growing up in a conservative Chinese family and how that impacted college and how she approached getting into poker.

Ep 248 - Forum On Turn Equity (@Chappo)

This week, Jim Reid leads the panel through another forum post by @Chappo about getting heads up in the home hame and picking up equity on the turn - and how to play it! While battling it out against each other in the nightly home game, the panel discusses heads-up play, suited connectors as 3-bet candidates, and how you can 'contort' your opponnts range with different bet sizes! Come sign up for a free account at rec.poker today and post ...

Ep 247 - Starr Valdez

Star Valdez is a fun poker industry personality who also enjoys writing. In this episode we chat about her poker journey and the poker worlds in and around Biloxi, Mississippi.

Ep 246 - Forum On Monotone Flops (@FiveByFive)

This week, Jim Reid leads the panel through a forum post by our own @FiveByFive! While battling it out against each other in the nightly home game, the panel looks at five different types of hands we might find ourselves with in the big blind when we see a monotone flop and it checks through to the turn. Which will we lead with, which play better as checks, and which of those will call a bet and which should we ...

Ep 245 - REC Room: HUD and Hand Review - Jim and Matt

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 [email protected] if there's a member of the RECing Crew that YOU'D like to connect with, and we'll try to match you up! In this episode, we come back to part two of Jim and Matt in the REC Room, looking at the RecPoker HUD ...

Ep 245 - REC Room HUD And Hand Review - Jim And Matt

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 [email protected] if there's a member of the RECing Crew that YOU'D like to connect with, and we'll try to match you up! In this episode, we come back to part two of Jim and Matt in the REC Room, looking at the RecPoker HUD ...

Ep 244 - Ryan Laplante And Playing Live Again

Ryan Laplante joins us from his training site Learn Pro Poker to talk about playing live again in the pandemic era, what kind of tells he looks for in villains, and we go over a hand where Ryan soul-reads a foe to make a killer river call!

Ep 243 - Forum On Taking A Shot (@Jamin96)

This week, Jim Reid leads the panel through a forum post by @Jamin96 about taking a shot in a big-time tournament. While battling it out against each other in the nightly home game, the panel talks about selling action, prepping for a tournament, adjustents to your play, and more! Come sign up for a free account at rec.poker today and post a question in the forum for the panel to review! Link: https://rec.poker/forums/discussion/blowout-package-winner/

Ep 242 - Tells And Reads, A Review Of The January Seminar

The January seminar for RecPoker members was all about tells and reads. In this podcast we highlight a couple pieces of the seminar which included conversations with Zach Elwood and reviewing video from a recreational charity tournament as well as an MSPT Final Table.

Ep 241 - Forum On TT Preflop (@Chappo)

This week, Jim Reid leads the panel through a forum post by @Chappo about holding TT in a live tournament with a tough field. While battling it out against each other in the nightly home game, the panel discusses tournament selection, expressing your skill edge, and some lessons from the recent Book Study about injecting aggression into your game! Come sign up for a free account at rec.poker today and post a question in the forum for the panel to ...

Ep 240 - Duncan Palamourdas On The Mathematics Of Poker

Duncan Palamourdas specializes in the mathematics of poker and poker education. His poker classes at UCLA always fill up early and have long waiting lists. He is also an author at Upswing Poker, Poker News, Card Player and Winning Network. Despite his impressive academic credentials, Duncan’s popularity is a product of his love for simple language and metaphors. Profitable poker play essentially revolves around correct risk/reward optimization. This is a complex topic and Duncan’s great strength is that he explains ...

Ep 239 - Forum On JJ Preflop (@Michael)

This week, Jim Reid leads the panel through a forum post by @Michael about a tricky spot with JJ. While battling it out against each other in the nightly home game, the panel discusses calling versus raising, stack sizes, preflop shoving ranges, and how there is no 'right' way to pay JJ preflop! Come sign up for a free account at rec.poker today and post a question in the forum for the panel to review! Link: https://rec.poker/forums/discussion/to-fold-or-not-to-fold-jj/

Ep 238 - Lexy Gavin

Lexy Gavin is a professional poker player, coach, and speaker. She was rated the #1 woman player at the WSOP in 2019 and recently the GPI Female Player of the Year for 2020. She will soon be launching her own training site after spending years working with other training sites such as pokercoaching.com

Ep 237 - Forum On Monotone Flop Shove (@MonkieSystem)

This week, Jim Reid leads the panel through a forum post by Keith @MonkieSystem who joins us for another week of strategy chat! While battling it out against each other in the nightly home game, the panel discusses monotone flops, post-flop overbets, and @Rabman50 even narrows he villains range down to a hand containing exactly the King of spades! Come sign up for a free account at rec.poker today and post a question in the forum for the panel to ...

Ep 236 - Chris And Taylor In The REC Room ICM Spot

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 [email protected] if there's a member of the RECing Crew that YOU'D like to connect with, and we'll try to match you up! In this episode, Chris Jones talks with Taylor Maas about a tournament hand. Sign up for a free Community account at rec.poker ...

Ep 235 - Farid Jattin

Farid Jattin is currrently ranked #6 in the Global Poker Index (GPI). He is also a top tier coach and instructor who will be conducting a training course exclusively for RecPoker Nation. The course starts February 3 and details can be found at rec.poker/farid. In this episode we talk about the course but, more generally, what recreationally players need to do to become elite players.

Ep 234 Forum On Polarizing Actions @MonkieSystem

This week, Jim Reid leads the panel through a forum post by Keith @MonkieSystem who makes his first appearance as a guest on the show! While battling it out against each other in the nightly home game, the panel discusses bet and raise sizing, postflop lines, and polarizing actions - plus Jim really nails the audio cues! Come sign up for a free account at rec.poker today and post a question in the forum for the panel to review! Link: ...

Ep 233 - Seminar on Playing Draws

The December seminar for RecPoker members was all about playing bluffs: in position / out of position, different strengths, different stack sizes, different opponenets, etc. In this podcast we highlight a couple pieces of the seminar and get into a bit of strategy. We also chat about the home game changes and results, Farid Jattin's upcoming RecPoker Training Course, and all sorts of cool things happening in RecPoker Nation!

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Ep 250 – Forum On Autopilot Error (@Rabman50)