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Thinking Poker

Andrew Brokos

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Thinking Poker

Thinking Poker

Andrew Brokos

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139
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Andrew Brokos and Nate Meyvis delve deep into poker culture with the most eclectic collection of guests in the poker mediasphere. Each episode also includes a high-level poker strategy segment.

Latest Episodes

Episode 91: Brian Rast

EBrian Rast may not have the knack for self-promotion that some of the biggest names in the industry do, but he’s been quietly winning at the highest stakes, in a variety of formats, for years. In this interview, he talks ... Read more...

91 MIN1 w ago
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Episode 91: Brian Rast

Episode 331: PKOs with Dara O’Kearney

EIrish poker pro Dara O’Kearney joins us again to discuss progressive knockout tournaments, his new book, and David Bowie. Dara previously appeared on Episode 102, Episode 131, and Episode 218. Timestamps 0:30 Hello and Welcome 5:32 Strategy 23:34 Dara O’Kearney ... Read more...

86 MIN3 w ago
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Episode 331: PKOs with Dara O’Kearney

Episode 330: Jane Hitchcock

EAuthor and poker player Jane Hitchcock joins us to discuss her journey from high society to underground poker games, her new book Bluff, the real life crime that inspired it, and some PLO8 strategy. 0:30 Hello & welcome 3:17 Jane ... Read more...

64 MINJUL 7
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Episode 330: Jane Hitchcock

Episode 329: The Biggest Bluff with Maria Konnikova

EProfessional poker player and best-selling author Maria Konnikova returns to the show to discuss focus, multitasking, the progress of her career, and her new book The Biggest Bluff. Maria’s first appearance on Episode 247 is one of our all-time favorite ... Read more...

89 MINJUN 23
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Episode 329: The Biggest Bluff with Maria Konnikova

Episode 328: Mason Malmuth

EMason Malmuth, owner of Two Plus Two Publishing, joins Nate and Andrew to discuss the history of Two Plus Two, his new book The History of the World From a Gambler’s Perspective, and more. In the strategy segment, Andrew discusses ... Read more...

94 MINJUN 16
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Episode 328: Mason Malmuth

Episode 327: Jason Su

EJason Su, author of the new Poker with Presence, talks to Andrew and Nate about his background in tennis and debate, his poker career, and his new book. In the strategy segment, Andrew answers a tricky question about mixed strategies: ... Read more...

78 MINJUN 9
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Episode 327: Jason Su

Episode 326: Play Optimal Poker 2

ENate and Andrew discuss Play Optimal Poker 2: Range Construction, available now from Amazon (paperback/Kindle) or the Nitcast Store (all e-book formats). Includes chapter-by-chapter discussion of the book’s contents. The original Play Optimal Poker e-book is currently 67% off on ... Read more...

55 MINMAY 26
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Episode 326: Play Optimal Poker 2

Episode 325: People Want to Play Poker with Matt Glassman

ELong-time friend of the show Matt Glassman joins us for a discussion about the future of baseball, poker (he’s optimistic), Congress, and more. Subscribe to the Thinking Poker newsletter for the latest on Play Optimal Poker 2, coming May 25. ... Read more...

97 MINMAY 20
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Episode 325: People Want to Play Poker with Matt Glassman

Episode 324: Pandemic Poker with Ben Saxton

EBen Saxton joins Andrew to discuss the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the poker world, from WSOP delays to poker apps to Zoom-based home games. In the strategy segment, they discuss playing out of position in multiway pots. Ben ... Read more...

91 MINAPR 28
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Episode 324: Pandemic Poker with Ben Saxton

Episode 323: Dick Carson Returns

EOld-school gambler, pool hustler, bookie, and poker player Dick Carson returns to the podcast with more stories about the early days of poker, including an origin story for calling the clock. Dick first appeared on Episode 248. In the strategy ... Read more...

132 MINAPR 21
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Episode 323: Dick Carson Returns

Latest Episodes

Episode 91: Brian Rast

EBrian Rast may not have the knack for self-promotion that some of the biggest names in the industry do, but he’s been quietly winning at the highest stakes, in a variety of formats, for years. In this interview, he talks ... Read more...

91 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Episode 91: Brian Rast

Episode 331: PKOs with Dara O’Kearney

EIrish poker pro Dara O’Kearney joins us again to discuss progressive knockout tournaments, his new book, and David Bowie. Dara previously appeared on Episode 102, Episode 131, and Episode 218. Timestamps 0:30 Hello and Welcome 5:32 Strategy 23:34 Dara O’Kearney ... Read more...

86 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Episode 331: PKOs with Dara O’Kearney

Episode 330: Jane Hitchcock

EAuthor and poker player Jane Hitchcock joins us to discuss her journey from high society to underground poker games, her new book Bluff, the real life crime that inspired it, and some PLO8 strategy. 0:30 Hello & welcome 3:17 Jane ... Read more...

64 MINJUL 7
Comments
Episode 330: Jane Hitchcock

Episode 329: The Biggest Bluff with Maria Konnikova

EProfessional poker player and best-selling author Maria Konnikova returns to the show to discuss focus, multitasking, the progress of her career, and her new book The Biggest Bluff. Maria’s first appearance on Episode 247 is one of our all-time favorite ... Read more...

89 MINJUN 23
Comments
Episode 329: The Biggest Bluff with Maria Konnikova

Episode 328: Mason Malmuth

EMason Malmuth, owner of Two Plus Two Publishing, joins Nate and Andrew to discuss the history of Two Plus Two, his new book The History of the World From a Gambler’s Perspective, and more. In the strategy segment, Andrew discusses ... Read more...

94 MINJUN 16
Comments
Episode 328: Mason Malmuth

Episode 327: Jason Su

EJason Su, author of the new Poker with Presence, talks to Andrew and Nate about his background in tennis and debate, his poker career, and his new book. In the strategy segment, Andrew answers a tricky question about mixed strategies: ... Read more...

78 MINJUN 9
Comments
Episode 327: Jason Su

Episode 326: Play Optimal Poker 2

ENate and Andrew discuss Play Optimal Poker 2: Range Construction, available now from Amazon (paperback/Kindle) or the Nitcast Store (all e-book formats). Includes chapter-by-chapter discussion of the book’s contents. The original Play Optimal Poker e-book is currently 67% off on ... Read more...

55 MINMAY 26
Comments
Episode 326: Play Optimal Poker 2

Episode 325: People Want to Play Poker with Matt Glassman

ELong-time friend of the show Matt Glassman joins us for a discussion about the future of baseball, poker (he’s optimistic), Congress, and more. Subscribe to the Thinking Poker newsletter for the latest on Play Optimal Poker 2, coming May 25. ... Read more...

97 MINMAY 20
Comments
Episode 325: People Want to Play Poker with Matt Glassman

Episode 324: Pandemic Poker with Ben Saxton

EBen Saxton joins Andrew to discuss the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the poker world, from WSOP delays to poker apps to Zoom-based home games. In the strategy segment, they discuss playing out of position in multiway pots. Ben ... Read more...

91 MINAPR 28
Comments
Episode 324: Pandemic Poker with Ben Saxton

Episode 323: Dick Carson Returns

EOld-school gambler, pool hustler, bookie, and poker player Dick Carson returns to the podcast with more stories about the early days of poker, including an origin story for calling the clock. Dick first appeared on Episode 248. In the strategy ... Read more...

132 MINAPR 21
Comments
Episode 323: Dick Carson Returns
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