Samuel Simoes on PokerNow and what led him to create this amazing playing and learning tool that we’ll be using at RecPoker every month – and his love of programming, sharing things you love with the world, and more!

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 membership website at 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.

Time Stamps

01:37 Introduction to Samuel Simoes 
02:57 The story behind the creation of PokerNow 
05:37 Samuel’s technical background when it comes to developing the platform
08:45 How Samuel handles an amazing growth of PokerNow users
11:58 Samuel on some claims that PokerNow is a rigged platform
16:20 The technology used for PokerNow and how it is hosted 
18:06 How Samuel got interested in poker 
20:27 How difficult it is to set up a tournament on PokerNow
24:55  The next big step for PokerNow 
32:35 John: Home Game updates 
40:13 Rob: Book study updates