RecPoker | Episode 479 – Kevin Mathers

By Jim Reid
May 08, 2023

This week Jim Reid and the RecPoker RECing Crew welcome Kevin Mathers back on the show to talk about all things WSOP! There were multiple technical issues with the audio of Kevin’s interview, unfortunately, so bear with us if there are some abrupt cuts here or there. Kevin rejoins the panel via cell phone with a much clearer signal shortly. We then cover some really helpful topics like: what you CANNOT forget when packing for Las Vegas, what you MUST do before you are ready to register for any WSOP tournament, the best ways to handle your actual physical bankroll before you enter a tournament and after you win. 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!

Kevin is active on Twitter as https://twitter.com/Kevmath

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Time Stamps

02:13Introduction to Kevin Mathers
06:42Kevin: It is important to bring your own snacks and beverages
07:57Kevin shares the biggest changes this year at the WSOP
10:50Tax procedures at the event 
12:39Entering the event securely and carrying some money
15:09Some crucial things to bring that might get forgotten
17:06Tips and tricks on how to get around resort fees  
20:23Champagne Room: Where the verification process takes place
21:21Jim talks about the convenience of having a safety deposit box
22:16Be aware: you can only register for events at Paris
28:17How much would be withheld from the winnings for a Canadian player
39:22Jim: 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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