RecPoker | Episode 521 – Matt Stout

By Jim Reid
October 02, 2023

This week Jim Reid and the RecPoker RECing Crew interview Matt Stout, poker pro and founder of the Charity Series of Poker! They talk about family life, running charity tournaments and events, wrangling donations, tournament versus cash games, the ‘pro’ mindset, and a lot more! Plus we give away a free prize at the end for folks in the YouTube chat. 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!

Matt is active on Twitter as @‌mattstoutpoker

Email Matt at [email protected]

Find out about future CSOP events at their website: https://www.charityseriesofpoker.org/

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

00:15 Welcome & Introduction
03:36 Introduction to Matt Stout
04:00 Matt defines his space in the poker world
09:39 Having a full-balanced life
12:34 Growing up and evolving in poker
19:34 How charity tournaments can be all-inclusive
27:53 Choosing the right charity to support
28:52 Logistical challenges in managing different events in different areas
34:56 Matt: there’s a lot of amazing people in the poker world
42:31 Maximizing the in-kind donations for the events
01:04:43 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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