Poker legend Maria Ho joins RecPoker to talk about her worlds of playing poker, commentating poker, and doing reality TV.
Maria also shares a bit about growing up in a conservative Chinese family and how that impacted college and how she approached getting into poker.
Bernard Lee interviews World Series of Poker Main Event commentator Jamie Kerstetter. She speaks about what it was like to commentate alongside Lon McEachern and Norman Chad, as well as what it was like to win the 2019 Global Poker Award for Twitter Personality of the Year.
Bernard speaks with professional poker player Maria Ho about the 2nd Annual Global Poker Awards ceremony, which she hosted along with Drea Renee in the PokerGO Studio in Las Vegas.
On episode 168, the Rec Poker crew chats with the fantastic Maria Ho. We also announce our new partnership with the Cardplayer Lifestyle family of podcasts, whose member shows include the Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast, the Bernard Lee Poker Show, and now the RecPoker Podcast.
While it’s of course a player’s responsibility to pay attention at the table, having to put up with a dealer who isn’t up to par can become pretty insufferable, especially if they keep on making mistakes that affect the outcome of the game.
In this month’s Ask the Poker Experts column, we polled four poker legends – Jan Fisher, Maria Ho, Matt Savage, and Mike Sexton – to see how they would deal with such a situation. It’s a tough question, but also not an uncommon situation that poker players have to deal with. Let’s see how our experts would respond.
Attending the 2018 Women in Poker Hall of Fame ceremony was an honor and a privilege. Beyond the event’s beauty and pageantry, however, was an underlying message that the poker industry needs to take to heart.
It’s time for us all to stop lamenting that there aren’t more women in our game, and to step up and start doing something practical about it. Let’s start putting the time, effort, and resources into making “wishful thinking” a reality to create a second, sustained poker boom.