RecPoker | Episode 362 – Evan “Gripsed” Jarvis

By Steve Fredlund
March 30, 2022

Evan “Gripsed” Jarvis has been sharing his knowledge of poker with recreational poker players for a long time, and this week he joins the panel to talk about his life in poker, and what he loves about the game. Evan recalls getting his feet wet in the business of poker, some different strategies you might employ in cash games vs. tournaments, what it’s like to write a poker book, where he likes to play live, the state of online poker in Ontario, when to buy in for the max, and more! You can find Evan pretty much anywhere by typing “Gripsed” into a search box, and you can check out his new book “Mastering Small Stakes Cash Games” here.

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

00:08Welcome & Introduction
01:51Introduction to Evan Jarvis
05:22Evan describes how he got into the poker world 
08:33The difference between cash play and tournament play
17:31Tips on adjusting between playing tournaments to cash games
21:30Will the new rules in Ontario affect Evan’s career?
26:36A piece of advice for tournament players who want to play cash
32:18Evan’s thoughts on game formats
38:10Evan talks about the Triple Threat 
44:34Evan’s preference: Buying in to have the largest stack covered
52:10John: 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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