RecPoker | Episode 437 – James “SplitSuit” Sweeney

By Jim Reid
December 13, 2022

This week Jim Reid and the panel interview James “SplitSuit” Sweeney about the RecPoker Theme of the Month: playing against limpers. James is a prolific member of the poker community, from his youtube channel to his Red Chip Poker site and podcast, to his books and apps – he’s even done voiceover work for PokerTracker! Listen in as we learn about playing against limpers from this phenomenal player and coach. The gang also goes over some changes to the Home Game club and some new special tournaments coming over the holidays and into 2023.

Plus we give away a free prize at the end for folks in the YouTube chat. Join us on YouTube next Monday at 7:30 ET for free to ask our guests questions in real-time, and you can win too!

James is active on Twitter as @splitsuit and you can check out is work at these links:

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We also go over this week’s home game results and discuss these topics:
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Home Games – https://rec.poker/homegame/
Go Premium! – https://rec.poker/premium/

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Time Stamps

00:14 Welcome & Introduction 
11:48 Introduction to James “Splitsuit” Sweeney
12:05 James defines his role in the world of poker
13:17 James shares his poker story and journey
15:26 A weekly rest day helps to balance work and productivity 
17:22 Responding to email and being available all the time
22:12 James on being the voice of Poker Tracker
28:33 How James consolidates players in the Holdem Hand Range Visualizer
35:30 James’s approach to playing against limpers
49:16 How important is it to build a pot early?
55:42 When to stop raising over limpers 
59:11 The importance of balance when playing with limpers
01:07:16 John: Home Game Result 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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