RecPoker Podcast | Ep 176 – Zach Elwood talks tells

By Steve Fredlund
April 22, 2020

The crew chats with Zach Elwood, author of Reading Poker Tells, Verbal Poker Tells, and Exploiting Poker Tells. He also hosts the podcast, People Reading People. We have a chance to discuss several specific areas of tells ending with a dive into what we can use when playing online poker. 

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Time Stamps

0:00Welcome & Introduction
0:42RecPoker “Top Two”
1:16Zach Elwood: Welcome & Catch-up since Episode #32
3:40Zach Elwood: “People Who Read People” podcast
8:30Zach Elwood: Responds to Chris Jones’ question about players using friendly humor
17:15Zach Elwood: Responds to Steve’s question about his own chatting at the table
26:05Zach Elwood: Marginal benefit from physical and verbal tells at high levels
34:38Zach Elwood: Rob’s question about tells while playing online poker
41:28Zach Elwood: Discussing observed behaviors with no confirmation
51:17Panel discussion post-Zach
53:40Panel discusses WSOP postponement announced today
59:23Home Game Updates (including Social Distancing Series)
1:11:52RecPoker Membership Content Updates: Seminar & Premium Partner Content Sharing
1:06:14Closing Comments

Steve Fredlund poker author
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Steve Fredlund

Steve Fredlund is the host of the RecPoker podcast and Rec.Poker website, both of which are committed to building a vibrant and encouraging poker learning community. Steve also works diligently to encourage people live their most fulfilling lives through coaching, speaking and writing; information about that is at stevefredlund.com.


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