Tag: wsop

Sep 16 2020

Negreanu Loses $100K WSOP Bracelet Bet on the Last Event of the Series

WSOP bracelet bets are quite common among pros. Almost every World Series of Poker, some players will offer all sorts of bracelet bets at certain odds. If you think the odds are favorable, you take the bet and hope they don’t end up winning a bracelet (or several of them in case of some bets). Daniel Negreanu almost always has some side action...

Sep 02 2020

WSOP 2020: Breakdown of the First Online WSOP Thus Far

`When WSOP officials decided to move the Series to the virtual realm due to the whole pandemic situation, reactions from the poker public were mixed. Although a majority supported this decision, some were skeptical about the idea. Could you really break decades of tradition and do things differently without losing the spirit of the event? Doubts about the success of the first- ever online...

Aug 26 2020

Online High Stakes Action Is Back at GGPoker

Those of us who have been fans of poker for a while still remember epic high stakes battles from the days of Full Tilt Poker. If you ever happened to be bored and there were no new episodes of any official poker TV shows, you could almost always find a few high stakes tables running at Full Tilt and enjoy the action as...

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...

Nov 11 2019

Episode 88 (Rebroadcast): Andrew vs Nate

Nov 11 2019 Published at Thinking Poker under tags  podcast poker poker strategy wsop

Andrew and Nate break down hands that were submitted from the audience. One is a cash game hand from an underground joint in New York, and the other comes from a tournament.Nate and Andrew also discuss a hand they played against one another at Red Rock after they both busted the World Series of Poker Main Event.Episode 87 with Mike Leah...

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...

Sep 30 2019

Episode 308: Jacki Burkhart

Jacki Burkhart, mother, dental hygienist, and "serious recreational" poker player, joins Andrew to discuss her life, her career, and her attempts to keep a low profile while high rolling. In the strategy segment, the two review a hand Jacki played in a $2500 no-limit event.The new Weekend Warrior premium podcasts are available from The Nitcast Store.Timestamps0:30 - Hello &...

Jul 22 2019

Episode 83: WSOP Update with Leo Wolpert (Re-Broadcast)

Jul 22 2019 Published at Thinking Poker under tags  leo wolpert podcast poker rio wsop

This interview first aired in 2014 on the Poker News podcast stream. It was never available on the Thinking Poker stream, which is why we’re re-releasing it now.Leo Wolpert joins Nate and Andrew from Las Vegas to discuss safety precautions for staying in hotels and the Rio flu, and the trio beak down three hands that Wolpert played at the World Series...

Jul 15 2019

Episode 302: The Main Event

Andrew and Nate discuss Andrew's 125th place finish in the WSOP Main Event. Timestamps0:30 - hello and welcome5:36 - bustout hand71:32 - pocket fours Strategy Hand 1 30K/60K HJ (9M) opens to 120K, Hero (5.5M) calls from BB. Flop (330K) Kh Jh Td. Hero checks, HJ bets 105K, Hero calls. Turn (540K) 4c. Hero checks, HJ bets 560K, Hero calls....

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...

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...

Aug 27 2018

Episode 266: Andy Bloch

Aug 27 2018 Published at Thinking Poker under tags  21 3-bet 4-bet andy bloch bet sizing

Andy Bloch is a long-time professional poker player and computer programmer who was one of the pioneers at the intersection of these fields. He was also a member of the MIT Blackjack team that was the subject of Bringing Down the House and Twenty-One and an owner of Full Tilt Poker. His current project is ESC Games. Bloch discussed Full Tilt Poker...

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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