RecPoker | Episode 487 – Merv Harvey

By Jim Reid
June 05, 2023

This week Jim Reid and the RecPoker RECing Crew interview Merv Harvey, longtime co-host of the excellent Postflop Poker Podcast (or PPP to its friends). On this week’s show, if you can make it through the first 10 minutes about Merv’s “Bingo Mindset strategy tips”, you’ll be in for a treat. They talk about Merv’s experiences in the poker world as a reporter, host, player, and more. Merv shares some details about lessons he’s learned from the game, common mistakes recreational players make, the value of having a community of peers, and the peaks he has yet to summit. Normally we would give away a free prize at the end for folks in the YouTube chat, but YouTube was being naughty this week and we couldn’t stream the show live like we usually do. Join us LIVE on YouTube NEXT Monday at 7:30 ET for free to ask our guests questions in real-time, and you can win too!

Merv is active on Twitter as https://twitter.com/merv_harvey

We also go over this week’s home game results and discuss these topics:
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Time Stamps

00:15Welcome & Introduction
03:18Introduction to Merv Harvey
04:14Merv shares what his role is in the poker world
05:45How participating in a poker podcast changed Merv’s view of the game
09:24Noticing differences in different regions in terms of style of play
11:07Getting into the game from a non-poker player to grinding every day
18:29Merv came up with the Bingo mindset
26:11Twitter Space is the new medium for connecting to the poker world 
30:39Merv was a poker reporter for Poker News
35:43Common mistakes recreational players tend to make
44:19Studies and practices that would be very helpful
01:07:53John: 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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