You might not have heard of him before, but Shai Zurr could be Israel’s next poker superstar. After winning his first WSOP bracelet this past summer, he cracked Israel’s top 10 money list for all-time poker tournament winnings and his future looks brighter than ever.
A co-founder of the Israel Poker Academy, the story of how Zurr became a professional poker player is as interesting as it is unique. He opened up to us in this exclusive feature-length interview. Enjoy!
There’s a lot of talk these days about the convergence between poker and e-sports. Who better to speak with to get an opinion on the matter, then, than a veteran of both. PokerStars Pro Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier fits that bill perfectly, and he was kind enough to grant us this exclusive interview on the subject.
PokerStars Pro Liv Boeree often gets asked her opinion on women in poker.
In this second (and final) part of our exclusive interview with her from the 2017 PokerStars Championship Barcelona, Liv opens up on what it’s like to be a female professional poker player and offers suggestions on what else could be done to bring more women into the game.
Together with my co-host Bruce Briggs, I recently had the great pleasure of interviewing longtime ESPN poker commentator Lon McEachern on episode 291 of the Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast.
We put a lot of time and effort into doing research prior to the interview to ensure that we covered topics not yet explored in-depth via other interviews that Lon has done over the years. As such, we were able to dig deeper and uncover some new, interesting stories about Lon’s lengthy career in broadcasting in this almost hour-long interview.
Listen to the interview, which starts at the 10:12-minute mark. A transcript is also available.
Liv Boeree is far more than just a successful poker player and sponsored PokerStars Pro. Her academic brilliance shines forth through her actions, namely her work to increase effective altruism.
In part one of our exclusive interview with Liv, she tells us about how she’s been working hard to leverage her successful poker career to make the world a better place.
Are you one of the tens of thousands of people who regularly watch Jaime Staples’ vlog? As you can imagine, the PokerStars Online Pro can’t do it all alone; he’s got a whole team assisting him crank out awesome content on a regular basis. The vlog, though? That’s all his brother Chris.
We had a nice long chat with Chris Staples, the maestro responsible for crafting his brother Jaime’s popular vlog. He gave a us an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to put it all together. Enjoy!