RecPoker Podcast | Ep 182 – Carlos Welch on Prius Living

By Steve Fredlund
June 12, 2020

Carlos Welch has one of the most interesting stories in poker. A player, writer, and coach who decided that to best chase his dreams required living out of his van. Then, the need for overnight A/C moved him to buying a Prius. We talk strategy, game selection, and then dig into a wonderful hand where we face a difficult river shove. Connect with Carlos on Twitter.  

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Time Stamps

0:00Welcome & Introduction
0:45Two things you need to know about RecPoker resources
1:03Welcome Carlos Welch, living out of a van, then switching to a Prius
5:10Carlos Welch: Impact of Black Friday
10:12Carlos Welch: Responds to John’s question about Carlos’ journey
13:05Carlos Welch: Responds to Chris’ question about game selection
18:45Carlos Welch: Responds to Andrew’s question about bad beats & gratitude
22:38Carlos Welch: Helps Chris & the crew break down a hand
46:45Carlos Welch: On beating inferior players & exercise poker muscle
47:58Steve summarizes key takeaways for Rec players
48:46Carlos Welch: His final words of wisdom & how to connect with him on Twitter.
50:00Panel discusses insight from the conversation
53:35Round Robin: John – Home Game Updates, Winners, singing O Canada and more
1:03:41Round Robin: Chris – Membership Content, Taylor Slow Roll and more
1:05:51Round Robin: Andrew – LPP Summer Sale
1:07:10Round Robin: Rob – Book Study starts June 17! (Matt Matros, The Game Plan) and Twitter contest
1:09:30Round Robin: Jim – Website being tested … getting close, and community building
1:12:15Round Robin: Steve – Next Online Play & Hang (OPaH), pins
1:13:23Closing comments & thank sponsors

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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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