About The 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 this episode we have the pleasure of welcoming Kevin Martin. One of poker’s premiere Twitch streamers, the newly unretired Kevin is now a proud member of the GG Squad. We talk plenty about that and his experience representing multiple poker operators as a streamer over the years. We also discuss Kevin’s success at both the live and online felt, plus a bit of personal stuff to get to know him a little better.

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Episodes

Kevin Martin

EPISODE 14 - CardsChat with Kevin Martin

On this episode we have the pleasure of welcoming Kevin Martin. One of poker’s premiere Twitch streamers, the newly unretired Kevin is now a proud member of the GG Squad. We talk plenty about that and his experience representing multiple poker operators as a streamer over the years. We also discuss Kevin’s success at both the live and online felt, plus a bit of personal stuff to get to know him a little better.

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Ryan Riess

EPISODE 13 - CardsChat with Ryan Riess

On episode #13 of the CardsChat podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming 2013 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion Ryan Riess. Ryan is also a WPT title winner and has close to $15 million in total career earnings. Since bursting onto the scene 7 years ago, Ryan can mostly be found on the high roller circuit, but he also spends plenty of time at home as the proud dad of three little girls. On this episode, we’ll get to learn more about Ryan’s career and life away from the felt.

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Collin Moshman

EPISODE 12 - CardsChat with Collin Moshman

On episode #12 of the CardsChat podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming CardsChat ambassador Collin Moshman. Collin is a best-selling poker strategy book author, video producer, backer, instructor, and of course professional poker player. On this episode, we’ll get to know Collin’s backstory, learn about his career playing and teaching poker, what he’s like away from the tables, and more.

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Tony Dunst

EPISODE 11 - CardsChat with Tony Dunst

On episode #11 of the CardsChat podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming Tony Dunst. With close to $4 million in career tournament earnings, Tony has 2 World Series of Poker bracelets and a World Poker Tour Main Event title in his trophy case. Away from the felt, he’s best known as the co-lead commentator for the WPT. During our chat we discuss Tony’s love for online poker in particular, hear some great stories from his travels for the WPT, and learn what he appreciates most about both being as player as well as working in the poker industry.

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Jaime Staples

EPISODE 10 - CardsChat with Jaime Staples

On episode #10 of the CardsChat podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming Jaime Staples. A veteran of the online poker streaming scene on Twitch, Jaime is proud to represent Team Online with partypoker. During our conversation, we learn what Jaime’s role with partypoker is all about and how it compares to the work he did for four years with PokerStars. We also learn some interesting behind-the-scenes info about Jaime’s excellent Twitch streams, Weekly Poker Showdown, and hear about Jaime’s aspirations and goals over the next half decade.

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James Hartigan

EPISODE 9 - CardsChat with James Hartigan

On episode #9 of the CardsChat podcast, we are joined by the voice of PokerStars James Hartigan. For years, James has entertained us with his stellar broadcasting work on the European Poker Tour, doing the Poker in the Ears podcast, live stream commentating, and comprising half of the legendary commentary tandem with Joe Stapleton. During our conversation, we discuss some of James’ career highlights, what he loves so much about poker, which poker variants besides Hold’em he’d like to see being broadcast more, and his day-to-day work routine when the cameras are off and he’s not actively commentating.

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Jonathan Little

EPISODE 8 - CardsChat with Jonathan Little

On episode #8 of the CardsChat podcast, we’re joined by Jonathan Little. Jonathan is a two-time World Poker Tour title winner and has over $7 million in live poker tournament earnings. He is an incredibly prolific author of over a dozen poker strategy books and is also the Founder of the Pokercoaching.com training site. Jonathan won the People’s Choice award for Poker Personality of the Year at the 2019 Global Poker Awards ceremony, and on this episode he shares plenty of tips about productivity, making a poker lifestyle work as a family man, and more.

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Lynn Gilmartin

EPISODE 7 - CardsChat with Lynn Gilmartin

On episode #7 of the CardsChat podcast, we’re joined by World Poker Tour anchor and Australian Poker Hall of Fame member Lynn Gilmartin. During our conversation, Lynn reflects on what it was like to host the Mike Sexton tribute as well as her other treasured memories with Mike. We also discussed how she’s handling the transition from doing in-person WPT work to at-home video production for digital consumption, heard great stories about her whirlwind Las Vegas wedding, some of the acting she’s been doing in Queensland, Australia, and more.

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