RecPoker | Episode 339 – Taylor Howard

By Steve Fredlund
January 04, 2022

Taylor Howard has won tournaments all over, but he loves to pile up chips at the MSPT! He joins us this week to talk about how he got started in poker, what tools and resources he used to get better, and what it was like to turn pro. We also discuss the pros and cons of staking, some strategy advice for recreational players, what the poker world can do better, and a whole lot more!

Taylor is active on Twitter as @TheRealTayHow

We also go over this week’s home game results and discuss these topics:
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Time Stamps

00:11 Welcome & Introduction
02:22 Introduction to Taylor Howard 
03:05 What has Taylor been up to recently at the poker table?
07:33 What got Taylor involved in poker?
12:28 The kind of studying that worked and didn’t work for Taylor
13:29 Who are the pros that Taylor looked up to while learning? 
14:33 How Taylor studied other fundamentals of poker like math and ranges
18:35 Taylor on dealing with downswings 
20:21 Taylor talks about his experience having a backer 
23:34 Taylor has experienced the most joy and pain as a result of the game. 
25:47 Taylor to the poker world: Make games more inviting 
44:06 John: Home Game Result 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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