RecPoker Podcast | Ep 177 – Jennifer Shahade
Jennifer Shahade is a two-time U.S. Women’s Chess Champion, speaker, host, author and PokerStars Ambassador. The Program Director at US Chess Women, Jennifer is passionate about female empowerment and creative work around the games she loves most, chess and poker. She is the author of Chess Bitch and Play Like a Girl, books that, along with her work for US Chess Women, aims to bring more females into the game.
Jennifer believes that thinking inside The GRID, the title of her poker podcast, is a way to organize our thinking in a hectic world, as well as a portal into deep and beautiful thought. The grid is both a reference to the 8×8 chess board, and the 13×13 color coded grid of all possible poker hands, which poker professionals now use to study the game. Jennifer is also an author and host at the Grand Chess Tour and of the award winning podcast, Ladies Knight. In 2020, The GRID won the Global Poker Award for the best poker podcast.
RecPoker Podcast | Ep 176 – Zach Elwood talks tells
The crew chats with Zach Elwood, author of Reading Poker Tells, Verbal Poker Tells, and Exploiting Poker Tells. He also hosts the podcast, People Reading People. We have a chance to discuss several specific areas of tells ending with a dive into what we can use when playing online poker.
RecPoker Podcast | Ep 175 – Pandemic Check-in
In this crazy time in history, each of the panelists are being affected in different ways. The crew does a check-in on how they are getting along during the coronavirus.
The strategy portion is centered on a hand Chris Jones played recently online. Opening from the hijack and facing a 3-bet from the small blind, followed by an A-high flop. Great discussions on what is optimal pre-flop and post-flop, especially with focus on stack sizes, tournament situation, bet sizing, and player type.
RecPoker Podcast | Ep 174 – Russia SHRB
The RecPoker panel of Steve Fredlund, Jim Reid, Chris Jones, Rob Washam, John Somsky, and Andrew Feist discuss what they have been learning, struggling with, and working on in regard to recent on-line poker experience. They also take a look at a hand history from the Super High Roller Bowl Russia.
RecPoker Podcast | Ep 172 – Online Poker
For many recreational players, the idea of playing online seems appealing, especially in our current world of social distancing and self-quarantine. But where do we start? What are the risks? Is it even legal? What should we be playing? What site should I use? Is my money safe?
The RecPoker panel of Steve Fredlund, Jim Reid, Chris Jones, Rob Washam, and John Somsky discuss these questions and more, highlighting John’s extensive knowledge and involvement with online poker and the personal experience playing online with the panel.
RecPoker Podcast | Ep 171 – Brad Wilson
Brad Wilson is a poker player, coach, and host of the Chasing Poker Greatness podcast. We enjoyed a wonderful conversation with Brad including talking strategy and reviewing a specific hand.
Plus, RecPoker has launched daily tournaments on PokerStars – the “Social Distance Series” – to help stay connected and sharp on the felt.
RecPoker Podcast | Ep 170 – Bernard Lee
This two-part episode includes an interview with Bernard Lee, host of the Bernard Lee Poker Show and fellow member of the Cardplayer Lifestyle Family of Podcasts along with RecPoker and the Top Pair Home Game Podcast. Following that interview is a hand history breakdown using a hand played by Kou Vang in the World Series of Poker Main Event.
RecPoker Podcast | Ep 169 – RecPoker Day
The crew reflects on RecPoker Day at Running Aces on February 29, 2019, including picking Rob’s brain on his two deep runs that day. We include a sample of interviews conducted on RecPoker Day as well as the expansion of RecPoker through new programs and our first official ambassador, Josh Schwartz in Colorado.We also look at a and history from Shayan Bhattacharyya where the panel all have some different perspectives on the approach to the hand.
RecPoker Podcast | Ep 168 – Maria Ho
On episode 168, the Rec Poker crew chats with the fantastic Maria Ho. We also announce our new partnership with the Cardplayer Lifestyle family of podcasts, whose member shows include the Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast, the Bernard Lee Poker Show, and now the RecPoker Podcast.