Keone Young is a character actor whose decades-long career has spanned television, movies, theater, and even video games. He’s also a serious poker player and a regular contributor to the comments section of the Thinking Poker Blog. He joins us to talk about his early life hustling sailors on the streets of Honolulu, the work he puts into his career, what acting has taught him about poker, what poker has taught him about acting, and what both have taught him about life.
0:30 Hello and welcome
15:58 Strategy: He flashed a Jack!
49:15 Interview: Keone Young
Live $5/$10 NLHE cash game, 9-handed. Effective stacks $4000. Three limps, Hero limps Kc Jh in the hijack. CO and BTN fold, SB completes and BB checks.
Flop ($60) Qd Td 9c. Checks to MP, who leads out for $55. Hero raise to $135. SB folds, BB calls, two folds, and MP calls.
Turn ($465) 8s. BB bets $500. MP folds, and as Hero contemplates, Villain says, “Do you want me to help you?” Then he flashes the Jc.