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Bruce and Robbie speak with two home game poker hosts, Robert and Chad, to learn how they handle cash games, tech issues, funds tracking, and more.

George Chao of BBO Poker Tables speaks about the importance of family bonding while playing board games (not just poker) and Ben Ludlow caps off the show with a One Outer showcasing a number of unique and interesting online poker products he’s developed that’ll surely give you a good chuckle.

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Omaha Poker Training

Omaha Poker Training is the only training tool that allows you to improve at Pot Limit Omaha by actually playing the game. The software adds resources and features on a weekly basis, all of which are included in its basic membership package.

Whatever your poker weaknesses, OPT can help you plug your leaks and improve your mastery of PLO. It’s certainly a great poker training product worth checking out!

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In times of a worldwide pandemic like COVID-19, poker players ought to be grateful that it’s still possible to play the game online. Home game players, in particular, have transitioned to private online poker home games, and it’s better than not being able to play at all.

Even so, there’s still something lacking when you and your home game buddies can’t gather in person to play the game you love and are limited to competing at the virtual felt with Zoom meeting accompaniment.

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PokerNerve Bounty Hunter

Progressive Knockout tournaments, also known as Bounty Hunters, have become increasingly popular in recent years, adding more nuance and excitement to navigating MTTs (multi-table tournaments).

If you’re looking to hone your PKO skills, PokerNerve’s Bounty Hunter course, which we review extensively here, will provide you with the tools you need to consistently go deep and notch great results.

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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.

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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.

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GPI Hendon Mob

With the COVID-19 pandemic having wreaked utter havoc on the live poker scene, one organization that’s got to make some big adjustments is The Hendon Mob/GPI.

We check in with the team that runs the world’s largest live poker tournament database to see how they’re coping with the fallout of shuttered poker rooms and cancelled poker festivals the world over, and what they’re busying themselves with during the Coronavirus era.

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online poker home games

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.

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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.

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