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Shirin Oskooi

Interview with Shirin Oskooi

Survivor fans are familiar with the name Shirin Oskooi but she’s a relative newbie to poker. Having first fallen in love with the game at Run It Up Reno, Shirin has transitioned away from a career in the tech world to become a full-time poker player.

In this interview, Shirin shares the details of her journey to the felt along with plenty of fun poker and Survivor talk.

online poker home games

Poker in the Coronavirus Era: Moving Your Home Game Online

With people quarantined and in self-isolation the world over during the COVID-19 pandemic, they’re turning online for everything; this includes poker. Luckily it’s not only possible to play poker online, but to do so with friends via a private home game.

Private home games are flourishing these days, so here’s our guide for how to make them happen (they’re free and can be played from anywhere in the world) as well as how to get the most out of the experience.

Tim Duckworth

Get to Know the Poker Media: Tim Duckworth

Tim Duckworth is the latest interviewee in our ongoing Get to Know the Poker media series and it was a privilege to learn more about him. He is one of many live reporters who traverse the world documenting hand-by-hand poker play for our entertainment.

Beyond learning about Tim’s career, we also get a peek into what the work of a live reporter entails. We hope you’ll enjoy the read as much as we enjoyed conducting the interview.