RecPoker | Episode 383 – Ian Simpson

By Jim Reid
June 10, 2022

This week Jim Reid and the panel interview popular poker pro and Twitch streamer Ian Simpson, who talks about his story coming up in the poker world, the experience of turning pro, different ways to study,  and five mistakes most recreational players make. They also discuss the importance of having a poker community, Ian’s favorite places to travel to and play, one thing the poker world can start doing today…and more!

Plus there’s a prize drawing at the end of the interview for anyone in the YouTube chat watching live – why don’t you join us next week for free?

Ian can be found at @iansimpsonpoker on Instagram and Twitter, but his main focus is twitch. You can find him at twitch.tv/iansimpsonpoker

We also go over this week’s home game results and discuss these topics:
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RecPoker is a vibrant and encouraging poker learning community. We are committed to learning the game, but our priority is building healthy relationships where we can not only grow in the game, but grow in our enjoyment of life. The membership website at rec. poker is awesome, but it’s just a tool to help us build that community. You can join for FREE, giving you access to the groups, forums, and other member benefits. If you want to enjoy the premium content, or become part of the RECing Crew, those options are available, and you can get $10 off your first payment using the code RECPOKER.

Time Stamps

02:55 Welcome & Introduction
04:49 Introduction to Ian Simpson
05:47 What’s new in Ian’s poker life?
05:54 Ian shares his journey as he grows in his poker life
12:37 Ian’s “aha!” moments when was still learning the game
16:37 Challenging and pushing oneself to learn more about the game
19:39 Ian‘s journey to becoming a serious streamer
21:34 Ian: Live poker is better than online poker
29:34 Mistakes that inexperienced players are expected to make
35:37 One thing the poker community should do differently
41:30 John: Home Game Result updates
51:34 Rob: Book Study updates




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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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