About Our Poker Podcast

Welcome to the best poker podcast, brought to you by the world's #1 poker community: CardsChat.

Each week, host Robbie Strazynski is joined by top poker professionals from around the world. Robbie is a Global Poker Award winner, founder of Cardplayerlifestyle.com, and longtime friend of CardsChat.

A huge range of topics are covered, making this the best poker podcast for beginners and pros alike. And hey, it wouldn't be a top poker podcast if they didn't take questions from the friendly CardsChat community, too.

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Latest episode

On episode #37 of the CardsChat podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming Kristen Bicknell. Kristen has conquered both the online and live realms year after year. She has over $6.1M in online tournament earnings, not to mention copious amounts of cash earnings, dating back to her days as a multi-time Supernova Elite player. In the live realm, she is a 3-time WSOP bracelet winner with over $5.1M in tournament earnings. She has gone from being an "Ultimate grinder" to a 3-time reigning GPI Female Player of the Year, plus she's a partypoker sponsored pro. On this episode, we learn what motivates her to keep climbing poker's heights, what it's like to have experienced such tremendous online and live poker success, and much more.

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CardsChat poker podcast host Robbie Strazynski

Episodes

Kristen Bicknell

EPISODE 37 - CardsChat with Kristen Bicknell

On episode #37 of the CardsChat podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming Kristen Bicknell. Kristen has conquered both the online and live realms year after year. She has over $6.1M in online tournament earnings, not to mention copious amounts of cash earnings, dating back to her days as a multi-time Supernova Elite player. In the live realm, she is a 3-time WSOP bracelet winner with over $5.1M in tournament earnings. She has gone from being an "Ultimate grinder" to a 3-time reigning GPI Female Player of the Year, plus she's a partypoker sponsored pro. On this episode, we learn what motivates her to keep climbing poker's heights, what it's like to have experienced such tremendous online and live poker success, and much more.

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Ari Engel

EPISODE 36 - CardsChat with Ari Engel

On episode #36 of the CardsChat podcast we have the pleasure of welcoming Ari Engel. With over $7 million in all time live tournament winnings and countless millions more earned online, Ari's achievements also include a WSOP bracelet as well as emerging victorious in the 2016 Aussie Millions Main Event. Plus, he's also got 9 WSOP Circuit Rings and 2 American Poker Awards to his credit! On this episode, our conversation focus mostly on getting to know Ari off the felt, in particular his orthodox Jewish upbringing and lifestyle and how that influences him to this very day as a poker professional.

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Jared Tendler

EPISODE 35 - CardsChat with Jared Tendler

On episode #35 of the CardsChat podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming Jared Tendler. Jared is one of the premier mental game coaches for not just poker, but he has worked with clients in the sports, esports, and corporate worlds as well. In the poker world, he has written two of the premier books about off-the-felt preparation with "The Mental Game of Poker volumes 1 and 2". Plus he has recently expanded his written repertoire to the financial world with "The Mental Game of Trading". On this show we gain a deeper understanding of his methodology, how it can be applied to poker, and well beyond.

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Scott Blumstein

EPISODE 34 - CardsChat with Scott Blumstein

On episode #34 of the CardsChat podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming 2017 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion Scott Blumstein. Scott outlasted 7,221 entrants to take home $8.15M and the championship bracelet. While some poker players would take their newfound winnings and start playing more poker and higher stakes, Scott chose to focus on improving his life and living it to the fullest. On this episode we learn what Scott has been up to during the pandemic, how badly he misses live poker, and his approach to having the right mindset at and away from the felt.

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Ryan Laplante

EPISODE 33 - CardsChat with Ryan Laplante

On episode #33 of the CardsChat podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming Ryan Laplante. Ryan is a man who has truly worked his way from the microstakes to crushing it at the highest levels of tournament poker both online and live, with career tournament earnings of over $2M in both realms. He is the proud owner of a WSOP bracelet that he won in 2016, and along with his successes on the felt, he's also the founder of one of the best poker training sites out there, “Learn Pro Poker”. He is considered by many to be the hardest working man in poker, AND to top it all off he's a CardsChat ambassador! On this episode, we learn about Ryan's career as a player and coach.

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Marle Cordeiro

EPISODE 32 - CardsChat with Marle Cordeiro

On episode #32 of the CardsChat podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming one of poker's newer personalities, Marle Cordeiro. After breaking onto the scene via Andrew Neeme's vlog, Marle started a YouTube channel of her own that quickly grew in popularity. Since then, she's rocketed to stardom in the poker world with playing appearances on Poker Go, Live at The Bike, and other poker streams. She's been a host for the Triton Series, co-hosted The Rake podcast with Jamie Kerstetter, and beyond all that content production is a talented professional poker player and just a super cool person. On this show, we get to know her a little better.

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Tommy Angelo

EPISODE 31 - CardsChat with Tommy Angelo

On episode #31 of the CardsChat podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming Tommy Angelo. Tommy has been involved in poker since the early 90s, not just as a player, but probably more so as a highly-regarded coach and author. He's written several poker books, including the iconic ‘Elements of Poker', along with a plethora of poker articles, and he's also a long-time musician! On this episode, we learn about Tommy's beginnings in poker, his methods of and approach to coaching, some of the words he's coined that have become part of everyday poker lexicon, and much more!

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Chris Moorman

EPISODE 30 - CardsChat with Chris Moorman

On episode #30 of the CardsChat podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming Chris Moorman. One of the absolute GOATs in poker, he is one of, if not THE most successful online tournament player of all-time, with over $16.6M in online tournament earnings and literally dozens of Pocket Fives Triple Crowns. Chris has also had huge success in the live realm with just under $6M in tournament earnings. He's a WSOP bracelet winner, he's a WPT champion, he's written two books, is an 888poker sponsored pro, and he has no intention of slowing down anytime soon. On this episode, we'll get to know him a little better.

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