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E082: Xuan Liu talks Poker Powher, the Fear of Success, Dealing with Media & More!

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Play poker at & support online poker's future.Study poker at & support yours.Email suggestions to: TheRake@runitonce.comTimestamps:00:09Welcome Xuan Liu!00:47Poker Powher - What is it, what’s her role in the company, and how did she become involved?02:24As a child, Xuan used to practice poker hands with her stuffed animals.03:01Puppy cameo!  Then Xuan talks a bit about her beginnings in poker.05:15Was it difficult to risk the money necessary to get deep into poker after having grown up with so little?08:11What do her parents think of her career?09:27Bad bankroll decisions:  We’ve all made them.10:48A word from our sponsors at Run It Once!11:43Does she find that having side projects improves her quality of life vs earning a living from poker alone?15:20Does she feel more inspired to play poker and study poker now that she knows it’s not the primary focus of her life?16:28Thoughts on media opportunities in poker.18:35Should poker professionals feel obligated to appear on poker media?  Is that essentially part of their duty as a poker pro?22:14Has being on the other side of poker media (running commentary, conducting interviews, etc) made it easier for Xuan and Jamie to navigate their own perceived media obligations as players?24:32Thoughts on feeling depressed after a big win.  The fear of success.27:43After a big win, has she ever felt bad for those around her who are still struggling with their grind?29:26What in life makes her the most content?30:39Thoughts on feeling motivated to stay in poker in order to be a role model for other women.  35:07Wrapping up.  Thanks Xuan!
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Air Date (1 year, 2 months ago)