RecPoker | Episode 372 – Chad Holloway

By Steve Fredlund
May 03, 2022

This week, Jim Reid and the panel interview Chad Holloway, a poker media personality and one of the key folks at PokerNews. Chad talks about coming into the industry, building a name for himself, the rigorous standards required by professional journalism, and how that differs from most content creators. We also talk about having fun at work, what it’s like to report on a scandal, and Chad’s alter ego who travels the Midwest by night selling…comic books?!?

Chad is active on Twitter as @chadaholloway

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

02:07 Welcome & Introduction 
02:56 Introduction to Chad Holloway 
03:26 Chad shares his experience and involvement in the poker industry
06:43 Chad: Even when you’re in the industry, you’ve got to learn the ropes 
09:33 What are Chad’s responsibilities during poker events?
11:30 Chad talks about podcasting and the role that he enjoys 
16:36 The challenges in preparing for the WSOP at an entirely different venue 
26:13 Chad explains his approach to poker scandals as a reporter
32:04 Chad’s way of organizing stories
40:36 John: Home Game Result updates 
46:59 Rob: Book Study updates
50:41 Chris: RecPoker and Monthly theme 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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