Tag: poker tournament

Jun 23 2020

Episode 329: The Biggest Bluff with Maria Konnikova

Professional poker player and best-selling author Maria Konnikova returns to the show to discuss focus, multitasking, the progress of her career, and her new book The Biggest Bluff. Maria's first appearance on Episode 247 is one of our all-time favorite shows!We’ll be donating all June proceeds from The Nitcast Store to Give Directly. Get yourself a Weekend Warrior or Play...

Mar 10 2020

Episode 90: Tony Dunst

In this long lost episode from 2014, Tony “Bond18” Dunst joins the Thinking Poker Podcast to talk about wearing suits, interacting with fans, and treating poker like a job.Sign up for LearnProPokerFREE Intro Course TONY DUNST Tony Dunst is the host of the World Poker Tour on FoxSports. He's also an accomplished poker player, with a WSOP bracelet and a WPT...

Oct 21 2019

Episode 310: Brian Koppelman on Cheating

Rounders co-creator Brian Koppelman, who first appeared on Episode 149, joins us with his own thoughts on the conversation about cheating in poker that began with Episode 309. In the strategy segment, Nate and Andrew debate post- flop play on the bubble.Timestamps0:30 - Brian Koppelman37:16 - StrategyStrategyThis is an online tournament on ACR. It’s a $1.10 rebuy...

Oct 14 2019

Episode 86: WSOP Hands with Leo Wolpert

Travel back to 2014 with the Thinking Poker archives. Nate’s left Las Vegas, but Andrew and Leo Wolpert sit down during Day 6 of the Main Event to talk about their own deep runs in the WSOP as well as some key hands from their 2014 tournaments.Leo Wolpert was one of our first guests way back on Episode 10.Check out...

Jul 02 2019

Episode 301: Matt Matros

Jul 02 2019 Published at Thinking Poker under tags  fiction matt matros mtt nlhe podcast

Matt Matros is a professional poker player and writer whose works include both fiction and poker books. He and Andrew discuss poker, writing, and writing about poker. In the strategy segment, Andrew discusses floating a flop check- raise deep in a WSOP event.Timestamps0:30 Hello5:00 Strategy29:15 Matt Matros MATT MATROS Matt Matros has three WSOP bracelets and an MFA in creative...

Jan 17 2019

WSOP $2500 Hand History Review

Jan 17 2019 Published at Thinking Poker under tags  poker poker strategy poker tournament

My deepest run this summer was in the $2500 no-limit hold 'em event at the World Series of Poker. Like most WSOP events, opponents represented a range of experience and skill levels ranging from extremely amateurish to world-class. In my latest series for Tournament Poker Edge, I review the key hands and tough decisions that brought me to the final two tables....

Jan 14 2019

Episode 282: F*** You, Give Me Candy and Toys

Carlos Welch is over live poker. He's currently teaching special education in Portland and grinding mid-stakes MTTs on Ignition. In addition to his recent exploits, he and Andrew discuss tells and bluff-catching. Timestamps 0:30 Hello & Welcome 42:21 Strategy Links Mediocre Poker Coaching with CarlosTournament Poker EdgeReading Poker Tells (the best books/videos on live poker tells) Strategy Blinds 500/1000/100. Hero opens...

Oct 23 2018

Episode 273: Paul Runge

Paul Runge and his wife LeAnn own and operate the Bend Poker Club. We talk to him about the politics and particulars of Oregon's social gaming regulations and the business of running a poker club. Timestamps 0:30 hello & welcome 4:46 strategy 23:15 Paul Runge Strategy I am writing about a hand that played out this Summer at a tournament table where Andrew...

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