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Interview with George Chao, Owner of BBO Poker Tables

Back in August of 2016, together with my Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast co-host Bruce Briggs, I had the opportunity to interview George Chao.

While you might not be familiar with his name, you’ve surely heard about his company – BBO Poker Tables, where they’ve got a wide variety of great poker tables for sale.

Listen to the interview, which starts at the 7:58-minute mark. A transcript is also available.

Interview with Tony Burns

While I was recently doing media coverage at the World Poker Tour Tournament of Champions in Florida, I got to meet a man named Tony Burns, Tournament Director at the Seminole Hard Rock poker room in Hollywood, Florida. Everyone—players, fellow poker media members—they only had kind words to say about him. He was always walking around with a smile on his face, he was really friendly, and at the time I said to him, “Hey, maybe we can collaborate together in the future?” and he was like, “Sure!”

Together with my Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast co-host Bruce Briggs, I recently had the opportunity to interview him.

Listen to the interview, which starts at the 10:48-minute mark. A transcript is also available.

Interview with Norman Chad

Together with my co-host Bruce Briggs, I recently had the great pleasure of interviewing ESPN poker commentator and funnyman Norman Chad on episode 282 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 Norman has done over the years. As such, we were thrilled to get some great laughs and new stories from Norman in this almost hour-long interview.

Listen to the interview, which starts at the 3:45-minute mark. A transcript is also available.

Top Pair Podcast Interview with Remko Rinkema

Along with my Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast co-host Bruce Briggs, I recently interviewed Remko Rinkema, the Senior Editor at Poker Central. Among the many topics, we of course talked plenty about his background in home games and mixed games – som great stories in here!

Listen to the entirety of Episode 280 of the podcast, which includes the interview with Remko starting at the 19:24-minute mark. You can also read the summarized transcript.

Interview with Clare Fitzgerald of Casino City

On Episode 278 of the Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast, my co-host, Bruce Briggs, and I interviewed Clare Fitzgerald, the Copy Chief at Casino City.

As she’s relatively new to the poker world, it was quite intriguing to follow her path from “completely unfamiliar” to “very into” the game we all know and love. Listen to the entirety of Episode 278 of the podcast, which includes the interview with Clare starting at the 23:33-minute mark. You can also read the summarized transcript.

Interview with Jesse Sylvia

Along with my Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast co-host, Bruce Briggs, I recently had the chance to interview 2012 WSOP Main Event runner-up Jesse Sylvia.

Beyond Jesse proving to be a great interviewee with many interesting stories to tell, he’s genuinely just a great guy; completely down-to-earth, and someone who I’d be happy to sit across a table from, regardless of whether or not we’d be playing poker.

Have a listen to the interview from episode 273 of the podcast, plus we’ve also provided a summarized transcript for you.