Steve Day, better known in some circles as “SteveD” and in others as “ackbleh”, is Manager of VIP, Team Online, Ring Games, and Sit-and-Go tournaments at PokerStars. He takes us behind the scenes at PokerStars to talk about how major decisions, from the introduction of new games to the redesign of the lobby, get made.
Speaking of big changes at PokerStars, you can now play on Facebook! You can follow Team Online member Andre Coimbra in his quest to turn $100 into $100,000 on his blog. While you’re there, keep an eye/ear out for references to yours truly, as I’ve been coaching him in MTTs.
This is a follow-up to our discussion from Episode 18.
Blinds 200/400/50. UTG raises to 1200, Hero calls AKs in middle position, another middle position player shoves 6K, original raiser reshoves for 25K, Hero has 44K behind and a bit of a decision…
0:00:04 Intro: PokerStars as compared to the rest of the poker industry. The state of sit-and-gos circa 2005.
0:09:30 Mailbag: Seat/table selection in live poker. Seat/table selection at the WSOP.
0:30:19 Strategy: Calculating pot odds and estimating equity when there’s a side pot
0:53:33 Interview: Steve Day
1:48:56 Where in the World is Gareth Chantler This Week?