Michael Acevedo joins the podcast for the first time. Michael is a poker player, coach & author of, Modern Poker Theory: Building an unbeatable strategy based on GTO principles. He has an amazing story of perseverance, hard work, and humility.

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Time Stamps

00:00 Introduction 
02:55 Introduction to Michael Acevedo 
04:08 How did Michael get into the game of poker?
07:22 Michael talks about his book 
12:30 The idea of being part of a stable 
23:55 Where did his humility and work ethic come from?
26:18 Recalling the down moment
27:45 What are the best ways to learn poker?
35:16 Bread and butter strategy for Rec players 
41:46 Does Michael uses GTO solutions or exploiting common mistakes more often?
46:23 Where to start with Solvers for those who are starting 
54:46 John: Home Games update