Home Game Poker Tournament: The 15th Annual Turkey Shoot

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The Turkey Shoot is a home game poker tournament my cousin Bert and his best friend Scott put on every year the day after Thanksgiving.  And this year marked the 15th anniversary. It was held at Scott’s home.  Two tables, a cast of familiar characters, 20-minute levels and 5 places paid. I want to share […]

14th Annual Turkey Shoot Tournament Recap | Poker Podcast #213

In this episode, I give a tournament recap and discuss my profitable results from playing in the 14th Annual Turkey Shoot tournament. In episode 212, I discussed my Turkey Shoot tournament preparations.  Listen to that one before you listen to this one. 14 Annual Turkey Shoot Recap (2:45) This was a $125 buy-in, 27-man tournament. […]

MTT Preparation: the 14th Annual Turkey Shoot | Poker Podcast #212

In this episode, I discuss my preparations for my favorite annual LIVE multi-table tournament: the 14th Annual 27-man Turkey Shoot. In episode 211, Peter Clarke told us how you can take GTO solutions and use them to exploit the regs at your stakes. MTT Preparation: The 14th Annual Turkey Shoot (3:45) The Turkey Shoot has […]

Colossus III and WSOP Trip Report | Poker Podcast #142

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In this episode, I discuss my first WSOP cash in this year’s Colossus III.  I also gained some important LIVE MTT insights. In episode 141 I discussed how I prepare for LIVE poker tournaments. I also gave you my trusty Evernote document filled with important “top of mind” ideas. Visiting Las Vegas, Dates and Weather (1:30) The […]

LIVE Poker Tournament Preparation | Podcast #141

LIVE poker tournament

In this episode, I discuss how I prepare for a LIVE poker tournament. I give you my trusty Evernote document filled with important “top of mind” ideas. In episode 140 I discussed using implied odds to make +EV decisions both pre-flop and post-flop. LIVE Poker Tournament Evernote Document (3:00) Preparation: Play in some local smaller tourneys […]

Colossus II at the WSOP and LIVE MTT’s | Podcast #070


Today I discuss going to the WSOP, give you some LIVE tourney tips and discuss some of the lessons I learned from playing in this year’s Colossus II. In episode 68 I discussed the best poker software for improving your game, Flopzilla.  It’s part of SplitSuit’s ‘Hand Reading Lab’, and I never study without it. Colossus II […]