After 11 years on the air, the Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast has recorded its final episode, #365. Co-hosts Bruce Briggs and Robbie Strazynski take an hour to reminisce about all the highlights, favorite moments, and top tier interviewees, and to thank guests, contributors, and listeners.
Bruce shares the story of how the show began, with then-co-host Eric Nelson. Robbie talks about how he joined as the new co-host in 2014. This episode is the first ever time Robbie and Bruce are actually seeing one another (virtually), after having been exclusively an audio podcast.
On Episode #364 of the Top Pair Home Game Poker podcast, Robbie discusses his final in-person home game before lockdown while Bruce reflects on the beauty of off-felt friendships created by home games.
Plus, Ben Ludlow’s final One Outer, as he wishes the podcast audience farewell.
Robbie and Bruce interview Dave Lambert and Paul Swiencicki, two members of the legendary Tiltboys poker group, who tell amazing stories of the groups 25+ years of home game hi-jinks.
Well known members of the group include Phil Gordon, Rafe Furst, and Perry Friedman.
Bruce and Robbie welcome back the very first guests to ever have appeared on the Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast, Jan Fisher and Linda Johnson.
The foursome discuss home game poker, poker cruises, and the WSOP in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bruce and Robbie welcome popular veteran poker strategy author Ashley Adams to the show to talk about his new book Winning Poker in 30 Minutes a Day.
George Chao of BBO Poker Tables discusses the most controversial elements and features of poker tables: racetracks, shape, and cupholders. Plus enough coronavirus-related home game poker talk to last for an entire session of play!
Famed poker coaches Tommy Angelo and Lee Jones come on the show to discuss their great new project called PokerSimple. Our hosts also welcome Steve Fredlund and the RecPoker Podcast to the Cardplayer Lifestyle podcast family.
BBO Poker Tables’ George Chao has a great segment on poker table armrests, and Ben Ludlow takes aim at poker’s finest complainers as the WSOP rises over the distant horizon.