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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!

Interview with Sara Chafak

Sara Chafak, the former Miss Finland, has made a big splash on the poker scene over the last year or so, ever since that “bluff heard round the world” against Ronnie Bardah on Shark Cage. She’s not just a pretty face though – she has loved poker ever since she was a kid! We caught up with her during a recent live poker event and learned a lot more about her backstory, as well as her hobbies and talents away from the poker table. This is a special interview that you definitely want to read!

Top Pair Podcast Interview with Ronnie Bardah

Along with my Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast co-host Bruce Briggs, I recently interviewed professional poker player and WSOP bracelet winner Ronnie Barah. Whether you’re familiar with his many ESPN appearnaces during their WSOP Main Event broadcasts over the years or from his recent appearance on Shark Cage with Sarah Chafak, you’ll be fascinated by his back story! Listen to the entirety of Episode 258 of the podcast, which includes the interview with Ronnie starting at the 14:23-minute mark. You can also read the summarized transcript.