2019 EPT Sochi Highlights

Over my time at the 2019 European Poker Tour stop in Sochi, Russia, I made sure to have my cellphone handy at all times such that I could capture footage and document my experiences. These little clips and snippets have now all been weaved together into this video highlight clip, which I hope illustrates the entire experience was like.

I hope you enjoy experiencing the trip “through my eyes” and that it’ll perhaps convince you that making your way to Sochi sometime soon for some poker and for a genuinely fun vacation is a worthwhile proposition.

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Save A Child's Heart

Unfortunately unable to attend the 2018 Global Poker Awards ceremony in Las Vegas at the PokerGO studios, I was given the opportunity to send in a video of my acceptance speech for having been honored with the Charitable Initiative of the Year distinction.

A shortened version of the video was aired during the awards broadcast. This post contains the full video along with a transcript and relevant links and images.

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Solve For Why

The Solve For Why crew treated the poker community to three excellent vlog series on its YouTube channel in 2018, specifically during the WSOP. Then, the videos abruptly stopped appearing.

Geoff Fisk takes a retrospective look at the popular Solve For Why vlogs, featuring feedback and quotes from two of the video creators Matt Berkey and Christian Soto, and looks ahead to what’s next for the Solve For Why crew and if fans can expect more fun video pokertainment in the near future.

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beyond borders

Game selection is a critical skill in poker, but occasionally there’s a lot to be gained by sitting in a game where you feel out of your comfort zone. So, too, in life, expanding your horizons beyond what you’re used to can often serve to benefit you as a person in the long term.

This lesson was something that manifested itself numerous times during my six-day visit to the 2019 European Poker Tour stop in Sochi. I hope you enjoy reading this feature article, which recaps my experiences in the Russian resort town.

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Jason Koon

Jason Koon stand out as one of poker’s top high rollers, achieving massive success on the greatest of the game’s stages. Recently, he signed on to be an ambassador for the prestigious Triton Poker Series.

Jason kindly agreed to this interview, in which we ask him about the high roller circuit, his role as a brand ambassador, and more.

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