CardsChat Poker Podcast

CardsChat is the friendliest Poker Podcast in town from The World’s #1 Poker Community. A weekly podcast by www.cardschat.com with host Robbie Strazynski. Interviewing the top poker professionals from around the world and taking questions from the CardsChat community. Robbie Strazynski is the founder of Cardplayerlifestyle.com and longtime friend of CardsChat. A Global Poker Award winner, Robbie has been active in the poker media scene since 2009, producing popular written, audio, and video content.

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Latest episode

On episode #26 of the CardsChat podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming Norman Chad. A beloved TV poker personality, Norman has been a mainstay of the World Series of Poker Main Event commentary team, along with Lon McEachern, since Chris Moneymaker's big win back in 2003. His humor continues to entertain us after all these years and his commitment to comedic bits is only exceeded by his commitment to being one of the nicer guys in our industry. On this episode Norman talks about how different the past year has been for him, some of the new ways he's explored his creative side, his love for mixed games, and much more.

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CardsChat poker podcast host Robbie Strazynski

Episodes

Norman Chad

EPISODE 26 - CardsChat with Norman Chad

On episode #26 of the CardsChat podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming Norman Chad. A beloved TV poker personality, Norman has been a mainstay of the World Series of Poker Main Event commentary team, along with Lon McEachern, since Chris Moneymaker's big win back in 2003. His humor continues to entertain us after all these years and his commitment to comedic bits is only exceeded by his commitment to being one of the nicer guys in our industry. On this episode Norman talks about how different the past year has been for him, some of the new ways he's explored his creative side, his love for mixed games, and much more.

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Evan Jarvis

EPISODE 25 - CardsChat with Evan Jarvis

On episode #25 of the CardsChat podcast we have the pleasure of welcoming Evan Jarvis. Evan's earned over $1 million in online and live tournaments and cash games. He's a longtime poker coach, with great training material for both on and of the felt, and you can also find him regularly crushing it in the Twitch streets. He's the man known as "Gripsed" and in this episode we learn about his holistic approach to poker coaching, what gives him fulfilment in his poker career, and much more!

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Eli Elezra

EPISODE 24 - CardsChat with Eli Elezra

On episode #24 of the CardsChat podcast we have the pleasure of welcoming Eli Elezra. A 4x WSOP bracelet winner and WPT title winner, Eli is best known as a high stakes cash game player and TV poker personality over the last three decades. Away from the felt, Eli has led a legendary life growing up in Israel and serving in the IDF's Golani Brigade, and has had incredible adventures on fishing boats and driving taxis in Alaska before moving to Las Vegas. On this episode, we'll get to know Eli Elezra the family man, the businessman, and the poker legend a little better.

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Martin Jacobson

EPISODE 23 - CardsChat with Martin Jacobson

On episode #23 of the CardsChat podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming Martin Jacobson. The 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion, Martin's got over $17 million in live tournament earnings and several million in online tournament earnings. He's far and away Sweden's all-time leading tournament earner and he has an incredible 22 different flags on his Hendon Mob profile. On this episode, we learn about Martin's affinity for cooking, the importance he placed on physical and mental fitness, and what his new poker coaching venture is all about

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Maria Ho

EPISODE 22 - CardsChat with Maria Ho

On episode #22 of the CardsChat podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming Maria Ho. One of the most broadly talented people in all of poker, Maria currently sits 5th among women on the all-time tournament money list with over $4M in winnings. In a nod to her outstanding broadcasting skills, Maria took home the 2019 Global Poker Award for Broadcaster of the Year. And, of course she is a member of the Women in Poker Hall of Fame. In this episode we discuss what Maria has been up to during the pandemic, how she's pivoted professionally to work from home, her hobbies away from the felt, and of course her career at the felt and in the broadcasting booth.

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Kara Scott

EPISODE 21 - CardsChat with Kara Scott

On episode #21 of the CardsChat podcast we have the pleasure of welcoming Kara Scott. A longtime veteran in poker broadcasting, presenting, and hosting, Kara has also represented numerous brands as an ambassador, and she’s currently with 888poker. What’s certain is that no matter what camera she’s in front of, patch she’s sporting, or microphone she holds, she’s always a wonderful representative for our game. During this show, we’ll get to know her a little better.

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Elliot Roe

EPISODE 20 - CardsChat with Elliot Roe

On episode #20 of the CardsChat podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming Elliot Roe. Over the last few years, Elliot has become one of the most well-regarded mental game coaches in the poker industry. His work with some of the biggest names in the game has been an integral component of their success at the felt.

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Dara O’Kearney

EPISODE 19 - CardsChat with Dara O’Kearney

On episode #19 of the CardsChat podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming Unibet Poker ambassador Dara O’Kearney. With over $4 million in combined live and online poker winnings, Dara is also accomplished away from the felt, as co-host of the award-winning The Chip Race and The Lockdown podcasts. He’s also a prolific and popular poker strategy author, having penned Poker Satellite Strategy and PKO Poker Strategy alongside Barry Carter.

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