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Episode 295 of the RecPoker podcast features an interview with Cardplayer Lifestyle contributor and mixed games specialist Mike Patrick. Mike will be taking his talents to PokerNews this fall, live reporting the WSOP for the entire series. Mike has a background in sports television and would love to combine his TV production skills with his passion for poker.

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On Ep. 293 of the RecPoker Podcast, the panel welcome Unibet Poker ambassador Dara O’Kearney and co-host of The Chip Race and The Lock-in podcasts. In addition, Dara has also authored two books, Poker Satellite Strategy and PKO Poker Strategy, and will complete his third book (on ICM, the Independent Chip Model) later this year.

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Museum of Gaming History

The Museum of Gaming History offers a fascinating look into how gambling has shaped the Las Vegas area and evolved over the years.

Matt Hansen speaks with Jim Follis, Director of Exhibits and Events for the Casino Collectibles Association and Museum of Gaming History, to better understand the organizations goals and discover where in the city various exhibits can be found.

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Boosted by the numerous presidents who have played the game, many people consider poker as our national pastime. Going back to George Washington, our first president, U.S. presidents have much enjoyed playing poker. Many presidents and political leaders made poker an important part of their lives.

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We’re thrilled to announce our first ever live event! From October 4-7 we’ll be hosting our Mixed Game Festival at the Westgate Hotel and Resort in Las Vegas. Festivities will consist of non-stop dealer’s choice cash games followed by a $200 buy-in H.O.R.S.E. tournament in which the winner will receive a Platinum Pass from PokerStars worth $30,000.

Low-stakes mixed game players rejoice! From free food to reduced rake to merchandise giveaways to discounted hotel room rates, plus the chance to win a seat to the PokerStars Players Championship, there’s never been a better value, more fun-filled miniseries on the poker calendar!

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With RecPoker founder Steve Fredlund out of commission this week, the panel looks back on how they came to meet him and join RecPoker, as well as what parts of the community they have come to lead.

Plus, they hear from Paul “QuadQuark” one of the community’s Premium Members who had joined us in the chat for the recording!

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