This week Jim Reid and the panel interview popular poker pro and Twitch streamer Ian Simpson, who talks about his story coming up in the poker world, the experience of turning pro, different ways to study, and five mistakes most recreational players make. They also discuss the importance of having a poker community, Ian’s favorite places to travel to and play, one thing the poker world can start doing today…and more!
Plus there’s a prize drawing at the end of the interview for anyone in the YouTube chat watching live – why don’t you join us next week for free?
Ian can be found at @iansimpsonpoker on Instagram and Twitter, but his main focus is twitch. You can find him at twitch.tv/iansimpsonpoker
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|02:55||Welcome & Introduction|
|04:49||Introduction to Ian Simpson|
|05:47||What’s new in Ian’s poker life?|
|05:54||Ian shares his journey as he grows in his poker life|
|12:37||Ian’s “aha!” moments when was still learning the game|
|16:37||Challenging and pushing oneself to learn more about the game|
|19:39||Ian‘s journey to becoming a serious streamer|
|21:34||Ian: Live poker is better than online poker|
|29:34||Mistakes that inexperienced players are expected to make|
|35:37||One thing the poker community should do differently|
|41:30||John: Home Game Result updates|
|51:34||Rob: Book Study updates|