RecPoker | Episode 569 – Steve Fredlund

By Jim Reid
March 18, 2024

This week Jim Reid and the RECing Crew interview the man himself, the original founder of RecPoker, Steve Fredlund! Steve has lots to share, including details from his new book, creating a life as a keynote speaker, disc golf, poker, how to find happiness in life, and more. He also tells us some stories about how he started RecPoker – and even talks about why he decided to leave a few years ago. Regular listeners will want to hear this episode!

We also play Stake/Study Stack with John Somsky, Rob Washam, and Taylor Maas and we Close The Action with our speed round! 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!

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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]


04:44Starting with Steve’s new book
07:11Steve talks about the “not right thing”
08:49How to find the right thing
11:45Steve on overcoming the challenges of writing a book
15:06After RecPoker: What does Steve do for fun?
20:26Where does poker fit in Steve’s life right now? 
22:31Steve shares his experience building the RecPoker podcast
26:23Learning lessons from poker
29:01Steve’s feelings as he left poker
40:57One part of writing the book that Steve enjoyed
42:08Anchoring to place as a Safari
57:25John: 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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