RecPoker | Episode 381 – Tommy Angelo

By Jim Reid
June 03, 2022

(Warning: some explicit language in this episode) This week Jim Reid and the panel welcome Tommy Angelo back to the podcast, and the folks watching live on YouTube get to hear a little of Tommy’s harmonica music as a welcome to the show! The group discusses Tommy’s contributions to the poker world, what he is enjoying about the game these days, and how his style has changed over the years. He also describes different kinds of pain produced by the game of poker, boldly going where no one has gone before (into the intersection of poker and Star Trek, that is) and more!

Connect with Tommy at www.tommyangelo.com

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

02:24Welcome & Introduction
04:38Introduction to Tommy Angelo
05:35Tommy describes his relationship with the poker world 
08:03What gets Tommy excited these days?
17:06The concept and values of Painless Poker
22:49Navigating through tension of learning while in the game
25:32Mistakes and pain motivate people to work harder
29:24How does Tommy track his progress and determine his knowledge growth?
34:29Tommy: The best poker I’ve ever seen in TVs or movies was in Star Trek: The Next Generation
40:03Classifying the different types of poker pain
01:01:25John: Home Game Result updates 
01:04:16Jim: RecPoker community updates and announcements 



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Jim Reid is the host of the RecPoker Podcast and one of the leaders of the free poker learning community at www.rec.poker where you can find an amazing array of training resources and social community activities to help you develop and share your love of this great game we call poker! Learn more about Jim […]

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