RecPoker | Episode 473 – Mark Praschan

By Jim Reid
April 18, 2023

This week Jim Reid and the RecPoker RECing Crew welcome back erstwhile RecPoker Technical Director Mark Praschan! Mark joined the team in early 2020, and by that summer had built the rec.poker website from scratch. An indispensable member of the early RECing Crew, Mark eventually moved on to work on his next exciting project, and now the time is here to share it all with you! PokerFAX is a free tournament tool that shows you at a glance everything you need to know when deciding which tournaments to play – and why. Check it out at the link below, and listen to the show today to see why we think it’s going to be a great aid to recreational players all around the world.

We also take some time on the show to get to know newer RECing Crew member Joe Kulas a little better. Joe is starting his monthly Poker PsyOps group at RecPoker, and shares some details about his life, his approach to poker, and the unique insights that his training as a board-certified psychologist allow him to identify and grapple with within the context of recreational poker. Plus of course 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!

Mark is active on Twitter as https://twitter.com/MarkPraschan

Check out PokerFAX https://pokerfax.com/

PokerFAX on Twitter https://twitter.com/PokerFAX

Joe Kulas’s Poker PsyOps Event https://rec.poker/event/joes-poker-psyops/2023-04-20/

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

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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 free 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. Music by Peter Troolin, [email protected].

Time Stamps

04:16 Welcome & Introduction
06:19 Introduction to Mark Praschan
08:13 Mark shares what he’s up to after moving on from RecPoker
09:18 Mark talks about PokerFax 
13:06 How to use PokerFax?
15:04 Biggest feedbacks from the pro players 
19:48 The number of big blind stack at the end of registration  
20:49 Process for submitting a tournament structure to the website
22:52 Graphic design adjustments for color blindness
24:11 Mark on more advanced analytics 
28:26 Website on being a live tool for a tournament 
58:30 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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