RecPoker | Ep 212 – Dara O’Kearney

By Robbie Strazynski
October 29, 2020

Dara O’Kearney is an Irish author, poker player, coach, and podcast host. With David Lappin, he hosts the popular Chip Race podcast and The Lock In YouTube channel. He wrote Poker Satellite Strategy and recently released PKO Poker Strategy which we spend a good amount of time discussing.

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Time Stamps

00:00Welcome and Introduction
02:19Introduction to  Dara O’Kearney
05:03How is Ireland during this COVID-19 pandemic
09:06Dara talks about The Chip Race Podcast
14:00How Dara moved into PKO book from Poker Satellite Strategy
18:19What is a PKO (Progressive Knock Out) tournament?
27:23Tips on how to adjust in playing knock-outs
34:21What Dara loves doing more than anything
39:37Resources used in playing online
51:14John: Home games update
58:11Study group and focus announcements/ updates

Written By.

Robbie Strazynski

Robbie founded Cardplayerlifestyle.com in 2009. A veteran poker writer and presenter, Robbie hosts The Orbit, a first-of-its-kind roundtable discussion live broadcast on Twitch.tv/poker featuring poker’s biggest names and personalities, as well as the CardsChat Podcast. In 2019, Robbie translated the autobiography of poker legend Eli Elezra (Pulling the Trigger) from Hebrew into English. Robbie’s “Running […]