RecPoker | Episode 467 – Tom Bower

By Jim Reid
March 28, 2023

This week Jim Reid and the RecPoker RECing Crew interview Tom Bower from Lights Camera Action Poker! The group gets right into Tom’s history as a player and professional in the poker industry. They discuss many aspects of broadcasting final table streams throughout Australia – from game security to player analysis to the value of learning by watching. Tom also shares some stories about his time in the world of body language and poker tells, and some of the difficulties of applying those lessons in real-time at the tables. 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!



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Time Stamps

00:14 Welcome & Introduction
05:35: Introduction to Tom Bower
06:22 Tom describes his role in the poker world
08:42 Becoming the go-to poker service provider in Australia
10:47 Effects of watching professional players on Tom’s playing enthusiasm
13:28 Attributes of players who perform well 
22:42 Working with collusion and its effects on Tom’s analytical ability
25:36 Having the benefit of cards up: Tom on his obligations during a play
28:52 Tom’s background in terms of reading body language
49:00 Reverse Tells: Not a large amount of players who can do it well enough
 58:01 John: Home Game Result updates
01:02:53 Joe: New monthly group updates

Tom Bower



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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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