poker interviews


Get to Know the Poker Media: Jennifer Newell

It’s estimated that the ratio of male to female professional poker players is approximately 19:1. The same could perhaps be said of the field of poker writing, where relatively few women choose to make a career. One such woman is Jennifer Newell, who has stood out as a top poker writer for over a decade.

Known for being vocal on numerous subjects, we invite you to read more about Jennifer in this interview, and perhaps discover quite a few things you may not have known about her.

We hope you enjoy this next installment in our ongoing Get to Know the Poker Media series, featuring our first female interviewee.

Get to Know the Poker Media: Earl Burton

Next up in our series of interviews entitled “Get to Know the Poker Media”, is Earl Burton. A longtime veteran of the poker media, Earl reveals some fascinating information about his military career, tells us about some of his hobbies, and makes some strong statements regarding misconceptions about poker writers. We know you’ll enjoy learning more about Earl and reading what he has to say, so we invite you to check out this interview.

Get to Know the Poker Media: Giovanni Angioni

This is the first in a new series of interviews called “Get to Know the Poker Writer”. Giovanni Angioni volunteered to be the first subject in our series. Whether you’re familiar with his work as the European Editor of PokerNews, know his writing from work he did for other poker outlets, or are completely unfamiliar with him, we know you’ll be interested to discover more about one of poker’s many great writers.

Enjoy, and stay tuned for more installments in the series.

Interview with Poker Tax Specialist Ray Kondler CPA

Along with my Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast co-host Bruce Briggs, I recently interviewed Ray Kondler, a longtime tax advisor and accountant for poker players. You don’t have to be a professional poker player to appreciate the importance of correctly filing tax returns on poker wins. Also, if you are a professional poker player, you need to know what expenses can be deducted from your tax return. Whatever your poker status, this is an interview that’s important to check out. Listen to the entirety of Episode 259 of the podcast, which includes the interview with Poker CPA Ray Kondler starting at the 13:10-minute mark. You can also read the summarized transcript. Enjoy!