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Episode #128

Max is a successful longtime professional poker player with four World Series of Poker bracelets and two WSOP Circuit Rings in his trophy cabinet. Winning his bracelets in No Limit Hold’em, Pot Limit Omaha, Razz and Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo, Max has been proficient in all forms of the game to the tune of almost $5 million in live tournament earnings alone. Not only that, but his last name translates as ‘The Fisherman’ in his native tongue and he’s also known by his nickname ‘The Italian Pirate’. On today’s show we’ll get to know him a little better.

Episode #127

Anish is the author of poker’s first ever graphic novel, a project he began working on 14 years ago, after watching the 2008 WSOP Main Event Final Table. The project eventually ended up being called The Final 9 and after boatloads of time, effort, and resources invested, has finally become a reality. On today’s show, we’ll get to know Anish a little better, learn about his passion project, and more about how driven this man is to have created such a unique piece of work.

Episode #126

Maureen Bloechlinger is one of the poker industry’s most active advocates for increasing women’s involvement in the game. Based in Switzerland, she is perhaps best known for her running of two prominent Facebook groups: Globetrotting Poker and Globetrotting Poker Women – which combined boast close to 2,000 members. Maureen always has her finger on the pulse of where in the world Ladies events are being held, and spreading the word about them, and she’s of course an avid poker player herself. On this show, we get to know her a little better.

Episode #125

David is a longtime poker professional and mixed game specialist with close to $7 million in career tournament winnings. He won his first World Series of Poker bracelet in 2012 in the $2,500 8-Game Mix event before grabbing gold again in 2019 in the $1,500 Limit Hold’em event; plus he’s also got a WPT title in his trophy case. On this show we’ll learn more about his career as well as a little about his life away from the felt.

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  • PokerStars is making September sizzle with the North American Championship of Online Poker, which will run in several markets the United States and Canada starting Sept. 15. With 7 million in guarantees across three jurisdictions, plenty of poker players in Ontario, Pennsylvania, and the shared market of Michigan and New […]
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  • What a Labor Day weekend for poker in Cleveland. The Mid-Stakes Poker Tour’s stop at Jacks Casino nearly doubled its $500,000 guarantee. Jonathan Lewis came out on top, winning $176,681 in this installment of the tour’s stop in the city on Lake Erie. The $929,700 prize pool was generated by […]

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