RecPoker | Episode 447 – Jaime Staples

By Jim Reid
January 17, 2023

This week Jim Reid and the RecPoker RECing Crew panel interview popular streamer Jaime Staples! Jaime talks about his life as a twitch streamer, and how he knew immediately when he first tried it that he had found something special. Jaime shares some stories about growing up in Alberta and discovering poker, what he still loves about the game, the importance of bet sizing, the consequences of taking pots multi-way, how he used to study, and he even shares some big-picture tips for recreational players like us!

Plus of course we give away a free prize at the end for folks in the YouTube chat. Join us on YouTube next Monday at 7:30 ET for free to ask our guests questions in real time, and you can win too!

Follow Jamie’s stream at https://www.twitch.tv/pokerstaples
Jaime is active on Twitter as https://twitter.com/jaimestaples

We also go over this week’s home game results and discuss these topics:
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Time Stamps

03:24Welcome & Introduction
07:42Introduction to Jaime  Staples
08:11What Jaime still loves about poker
10:50Jaime talks about his hometown and what makes him attracted to poker
13:35Jaime on the idea of streaming 
15:24Does having a session while streaming improve the game?
17:41Jaime thought he had used all the sources to get better at poker 
21:11Jaime on Limping and Multiway: The Importance of Avoiding Multi-Way
24:18How important is it to have set bet sizes in mind?
35:01The state of the game, and online poker’s future path
44:45A low-hanging fruit tip for recreational players
56:01John: 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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