Episode 159: SuperDave

Love him or hate him, SuperDave is undoubtedly a legend at Foxwoods. With admirable candor, the high-limit stud player talks to us about his background, his code, his prop bets, his unique table presence, the difficulties he’s faced, and the challenges he’s still struggling with today. Timestamps 0:30 – hello & welcome 10:09 – strategy 50:40 – superdave  

Episode 158: Strategy with Jason Simon

Andrew and Nate discuss a live cash game hand submitted by a listener, and then fundraising contest winner Jason Simon joins them to discuss a hand he played in a live MTT. Timestamps 0:30 Hello & Welcome 4:45 Strategy Part 1 43:28 Strategy with Jason Simon Strategy Hand 1 $1/$2 NLHE at the Motown Casino. I open with A♥️ K♠️ in MP to $10, get five callers including both villains. Flop (six players, $55 after rake): K♦️ 9♦️ 3♦️. Checks to me. I bet $40, three folds, V1 in CO raises to $80, V2 in BB calls, Hero ?. Hand … Read more…

Free Cash Game Bluffing Strategy Video

As you’ve probably figured out right now, there was no new podcast this week. We’ve got one coming tomorrow (Monday February 1) though! In the meantime, here’s another free strategy video from last month’s fundraising campaign. I realized all the videos so far have been from MTTs, so this one looks at some big bluffs from cash game play. Enjoy!

Free Poker Strategy Video: The Final Tables

This week’s free strategy video comes to you courtesy of the lucky donor who was randomly selected to receive a free review of one of his tournament hand histories. He graciously gave me permission to post it online so that everyone could see and learn from it. I primarily review his play at the final three tables of a $10 rebuy tournament, all the way down to heads up. If you need help making or triumphing at a final table – and who doesn’t?! – be sure to take advantage of this FREE video. Or better yet, see how you can … Read more…

Episode 157: Michael “Gags30” Gagliano

Michael “Gags30” Gagliano is a teacher turned poker pro with a long-standing record of success as both a player and a coach. He even worked with world champion Joe McKeehen years ago! In this interview, he talks about his former life as a teacher, his slow but steady ascension of the poker ranks, getting used to live poker, representing Borgata Poker, and streaming on Twitch. Timestamps 0:30 – Hello & Welcome 7:47 – Strategy: 21:28 – Interview: Gags30 Strategy $1/$3 NLHE UTG limps, Hero ($600) raises to $16 with KsJs, V1 ($300) calls, V2 ($500) calls on the button, everyone … Read more…

Episode 156: T.J. Jurkiewicz

T.J. Jurkiewicz may have come from humble buildings, but it took the former security guard less than a year (and the help of Chad Power) to break into some of the biggest no-limit games on the east coast. Find out how he motivated himself to work harder every day at getting into peak mental and physical shape, and how he’s fared since striking out on his own bankroll. Timestamps 0:30 – hello & welcome 4:48 – strategy 30:28 – TJ Reading List The 2+2 Thread That Started It All Managing Oneself by Peter Drucker The One Thing by Gary Keller … Read more…

Still More Free PLO8 Strategy!

We raised so much money last month that I’m still rolling out all the free videos you all unlocked. Here’s the conclusion of my PLO8 WCOOP event review with Nate. If you haven’t seen them yet, be sure to check out Part 1 and Part 2.

More Free PLO8 Strategy and Campaign Update

Thanks so much to everyone who contributed to the Bay Area Urban Debate League during our year-end fundraising campaign! I’ll announce prize winners shortly, but want to be sure I’ve got a complete list of contributors first, as some people chose to mail checks. So I’m sorting out the list with BAUDL and will let you know who won ASAP. In the meantime, please enjoy the next PLO8 strategy video from Nate and myself: