RecPoker | Ep 273 – Martin Jacobson

Martin Jacobson started the November 9 Final Table in 2014 in 8th position, but was able to win the bracelet at $10 million first place prize. In this episode, he recalls the preparation put into that final table, including the support of his poker inner circle. Martin also talks about his time as a chef on a Swedish battleship and his journey to become a poker superstar.

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Time Stamps

01:32Introduction to Martin Jacobson 
02:02How was Martin’s three-week online series?
04:28Is it exhausting for Martin’s level of experience to play several tables at a time?
06:30The value of playing online in getting many tables 
08:41What are the techniques Martin uses to improve?
12:13How did Martin prepare for November Nine?
17:33Does he think he could have won without the community around him?
19:33What is Martin’s favorite place to go to and play? 
29:50Is Martin writing a book now?
32:50Is he still active in the kitchen?
38:27Martin’s advice for the Rec nation 
42:31What’s coming up for Martin?
53:50Steve: Home Game updates 



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Steve Fredlund

Steve Fredlund is the host of the RecPoker podcast and Rec.Poker website, both of which are committed to building a vibrant and encouraging poker learning community. Steve also works diligently to encourage people live their most fulfilling lives through coaching, speaking and writing; information about that is at stevefredlund.com.

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