2017 Podcast Countdown: First Place

I’m glad – blown away, really – that so many of you enjoy listening to the Thinking Poker Podcast. Ultimately, though, it’s a selfish endeavor (for me anyway, don’t want to speak for Nate here). I do it because it’s good for me. Poker is a stressful pursuit, and often a lonely one. It’s good … Read more2017 Podcast Countdown: First Place

2017 Podcast Countdown: Second Place

Counting down my favorite Thinking Poker Podcast episodes of 2017. Details/retrospective here. In third place is Episode 220: Tommy’s Room. Tommy Angelo and Carlos Welch are among my all-time favorite guests, so getting them together on one show would have already had the makings of greatness. But what made it all the greater is that … Read more2017 Podcast Countdown: Second Place

2017 Podcast Countdown: Third Place

Counting down my favorite Thinking Poker Podcast episodes of 2017. Details/retrospective here. In third place is Episode 199.5: Mississippi Grinding. Getting to enjoy the Thinking Poker Podcast as a listener, without have been involved in its creation, is a rare treat for me. So it’s possible that I’m biased, but I loved listening to Nate … Read more2017 Podcast Countdown: Third Place

2017 Podcast Countdown: Fourth Place

Counting down my favorite Thinking Poker Podcast episodes of 2017. Details/retrospective here. I’m embarrassed to admit that I made an error that I’m sure is as familiar as it is unwelcome to folks with disabilities. In retrospect, I think I came into my interview with KL Cleeton assuming that he would be defined by his … Read more2017 Podcast Countdown: Fourth Place

Free Video: Bet Sizing on the River

Thanks to everyone who’s contributed so far to my Bay Area Urban Debate League campaign. Here’s the first of your free videos. It’s a one-hour look at river bet sizing in PioSolver. Not only will you learn the basics of under- and over-betting, but you’ll also get a glimpse at how to translate a solver … Read moreFree Video: Bet Sizing on the River

2017 Podcast Countdown: Fifth Place

We published the last Thinking Poker Podcast of 2017 on Christmas Day. It was our fifth full year of podcasting (we started in September 2012) and an exciting and challenging year. For both Nate and me (though moreso for him, following the birth of his first child), it was the busiest of the five years, … Read more2017 Podcast Countdown: Fifth Place

Episode 240: Jordan Young

Jordan Young has been a professional poker player for well over a decade, but only somewhat recently has he hit a stride that seems attainable. We talk about bankroll management, painkiller addiction, the Solve for Why Academy, and how to get under your opponents’ skin without ever saying a word. Timestamps 0:30 Hello & Welcome … Read moreEpisode 240: Jordan Young

Episode 239: Cory Mikesell

Cory Mikesell is a professional poker player, a chess master, a writer, and the author of 3Bet Pots Game Theory and Practice. We talk about his struggles, his successes, and how thoroughly he’s thrown himself into everything he’s done. Run It Once Thread Support the Bay Area Urban Debate League! Timestamps 0:30 – hello and … Read moreEpisode 239: Cory Mikesell