RecPoker | Ep 305 – Ben Yu

By Steve Fredlund
September 01, 2021

Ben Yu joins the panel to share about his life in and out of poker, how to study poker, the value of learning with friends, and more!

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Time Stamps

00:07Welcome & Introduction 
02:25Introduction to Ben Yu 
02:52How Ben got into the poker world 
10:55How often does Ben think about poker or playing these days?
13:18 Ben on how he studied poker back in the day versus now
17:11Ben’s preference: Studying poker with a group
19:57How does Ben balance the different styles of playing?
24:13Ben: People should start playing tight until they’re comfortable 
27:14Ben’s way of knowing if a player is a professional or not
36:06 Differentiating “am I running bad” from “am I running good”
47:12John: Home Game Result updates 
56:54Chris: Seminar updates 
59:37Rob: Book Study 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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