Tag: tournament

Mar 04 2019

Episode 287: Rough River

Mar 04 2019 Published at Thinking Poker under tags  podcast poker poker strategy tournament

Thanks to a last-minute cancellation, Nate and Andrew put together a quick all-strategy episode. What do you do when you flop the nuts but the river pairs the board? How should you transition from tournaments to online cash games? Strategy It's a 2/5 game at the isle casino in Pompano Beach, FL. We're $1000 effective. 1 player limps, V raises to 20, folds...

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...

Dec 07 2018

25% Off Customized Coaching Videos!

Dec 07 2018 Published at Thinking Poker under tags  3-bet 4-bet 6-max bet sizing bluff

Now through the end of 2018, I’m offering 25% off custom strategy videos when you purchase two hours or more. That’s two hours for just $150! Get the most out of your poker study time with a poker strategy videos custom-tailored to your needs. If you play online, I can review a database or hand history for you, identify your specific leaks,...

Oct 30 2018

Episode 274: John Doe, Retired CEO

This week's guest asked us not to use his name, but he's got quite a resume. The octogenarian has served as an executive and a Board member for several major US corporations, and now that he's finally retired, he's a regular in the Foxwood Stud games. Join us for a series of poker, business, and life lessons from a remarkable man! Timestamps 0:30...

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...

Oct 15 2018

Episode 272: Bill Chen

Bill Chen (@BillChenPoker) is a quantitative researcher at the Susquehanna International Group and the co-author, with Jarred Ankenman, of The Mathematics of Poker. We talk to him about the connections between poker and trading, and Nate dares to make a math prop bet against him. Timestamps 0:30 hello 15:21 strat 32:35 bill Strategy Local card room. It's still early in...

Oct 08 2018

Episode 271: Danny Sprung From the WBF Championships

Oct 08 2018 Published at Thinking Poker under tags  3-bet 4-bet bet sizing big draw bluff

Danny Sprung, whom you may recall from Episode 194, joins us from the World Bridge Federation Championships. We compare this event to the World Series of Poker and discuss some key hands from Danny's very deep run in the Monster Stack this summer. Timestamps 0:30 hello 3:07 danny sprung (featuring strategy) Strategy 1st hand after 1st break, I have Red Kings. I...

Sep 18 2018

Episode 268: Taking Off

Sep 18 2018 Published at Thinking Poker under tags  3-bet 4-bet 5-bet bet sizing bluff

Andrew and Nate share some book and podcast recommendations and, inspired by Dara O'Kearney, discuss the value of taking days off. In the strategy segment, Andrew takes an unconventional line vs Phil Galfond in a Progressive Knock- Out. Timestamps 0:30 hello 24:19 strategy Links Bundyville Stone Mattress Underworld Strategy http://www.boomplayer.com/en/poker- hands/Boom/28666025_17A2638EF1 HH below for those who can't open Boomplayer. PokerStars Hand #190740522966: Tournament #2378947329,...

Aug 20 2018

Episode 265: Ashley Adams

Ashley Adams is the host of the House of Cards podcast/radio show (Andrew was a guest in 2010!) and the author of Winning No-Limit Hold 'Em and Winning Seven Card Stud. We talk to him about his (now complete) quest to play poker in all fifty US states, his love of home games, and the most underappreciated poker venues in...

Jul 31 2018

Episode 264: Ivey Bluffs It Off

Nate, in a special solo episode, dissects Phil Ivey's bustout hand from the 2018 WSOP Main Event.

Jul 23 2018

Episode 263: Clayton Fletcher Runs Deeper

Comedian and professional poker player Clayton Fletcher earned himself a fourth podcast appearance with his 28th place finish in the 2018 WSOP Main Event! I think they gave him some cash for that as well. He and Andrew meet in his hotel room shortly after his elimination to discuss some key hands as well as the unique perspective and advantages that his experience...

Jul 11 2018

Episode 262: Barney Boatman (feat. Josh Miller and Eric Keppler)

Barney Boatman was a professional poker player in London before the poker boom. As a member of the Hendon Mob, he played in "spielers" and in tournaments across Europe. Andrew talks to him about England's pre-boom poker scene, living in Madrid, and his contribution to the new poker-themed short fiction collection He Played For His Wife. In the introduction, Andrew chats with...

Jul 02 2018

Episode 261: Andrew Runs Deep

Nate and Andrew discuss key hands from Andrew's 13th place finish in the $2500 no-limit hold 'em WSOP event. Timestamps 0:30 hello 10:56 strat Strategy Hand 1 On the bubble, CO (16K) opens to 5k. Hero calls T9dd in the BB. Flop (13K) AQJd. Hero checks, Villain bets 5k, Hero calls. Turn (23K) 6. Both check. River (23) 3. Hero shoves for 6K,...

Jun 18 2018

Episode 260: WSOP Live 2018

Nate got barely 72 hours in Las Vegas this summer, but he was kind enough to spend a few of them recording with Andrew and Carlos in his Gold Coast hotel room. The three talk about their summer plans, the dealer's choice event, and all of the delightful weirdos in Las Vegas. Timestamps 0:30 - Hello & Welcome 34:50 - Strategy

Jun 12 2018

Episode 259: Christian Holden

Christian Holden is a professional musician and poker player who lives in an anarchist collective in Worcester, Massachusetts. In this in-person interview, he and Andrew discuss his music, his poker, his politics, and the staking deal he almost had with Martin Shkreli. Plus they talk about game theory and deep- stacked no-limit poker strategy! You should check out Christian's band The Hotelier and follow...

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