Thinking Poker Podcast Episode #93: Andrew “BalugaWhale” Seidman

Andrew and Nate review a hand from a live $1/$2 cash game before talking with semi-professional poker player, entrepreneur, and DeucesCracked coach Andrew Seidman about a myriad of topics, including his book Easy Game, his travels, his studies, and much more.

Here is the hand history discussed in the strategy segment: 

$1-$2 NL table, Six-handed, effective stacks $300. 

UTG calls, Hero calls UTG1 with Kc 6c, CO folds, BN raises to $12, everyone calls.

Flop ($55 in pot) KhJx5h.  Everyone checks.  

Turn ($55 in pot) KhJx5hTx. Checks to Hero, Hero bets $35, both blinds call. 

River ($160 in pot) KhJx4hTxJh. SB checks, BB bets $25, Hero shoves $250.

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PokerNews Podcast Episode #246: EPT Barcelona Wrap Up

The 100th stop on the European Poker Tour is in the books, and Donnie and Rich break down all the happenings from EPT Barcelona, including the t-shirt drama, a giant Main Event, and a record-breaking high roller. 

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Thinking Poker Podcast Episode #92: Olivier Busquet

Andrew and Nate skip the strategy this week to get right to a special hour-long interview with Olivier Busquet. Busquet discusses his win in the EPT Barcelona Super High Roller, the economical and personal value of playing in big buy-in tournaments, and, of course, the political t-shirt drama. 

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PokerNews GPI Update Episode #22: Muking it Up

On this week's episode of the PokerNews GPI Update, Rich and Eric look at a stagnant Player of the Year race and welcome Mukul Pahuja back into the top 10 of the GPI 300. They also take a look and see if there is still a Mizrachi in the top 300!

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PokerNews Podcast Episode #245: Newsweak feat. Lee Jones

Donnie is off in Spain for EPT Barcelona, so Rich and Chad hold down the fort on the PokerNews Podcast and discuss the negative Newsweek cover article on online gambling and Cheung Yin Sun's lawsuit against Foxwoods. They are then joined by PokerStars Head of Communications Lee Jones to talk about the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open, EPT Barcelona, and more. 

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Thinking Poker Podcast Episode #91: Brian Rast

Andrew and Nate return to break down a hand sent in by a listener and talk a bit more about Episode #100. They are then joined by Brian Rast, who discusses his greatest poker accomplishments, how he discovered Macau, teaching his son about poker, and much more. 

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PokerNews Podcast Episode #244: Bad News Bureaucracy

The crew discusses the issue with political bureaucracy and online poker in the United States, and talks with MSPT founder Bryan Mileski about the growth of the Mid-States Poker Tour. 

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Thinking Poker Podcast Episode #90: Tony Dunst

Tony "Bond18" Dunst, host of the World Poker Tour's Raw Deal, joins the Thinking Poker Podcast to talk about wearing suits, interacting with fans, and treating poker like a job. 

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PokerNews GPI Update #21: The Return

After a long hiatus, the PokerNews GPI Update returns to talk about the new leader in the Player of the Year race, a familiar face on top of the GPI 300, and a Mizrachi record that may be broken. 

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PokerNews Podcast Episode #243: We’re Back!

After a bit of a post-World Series of Poker hiatus, the PokerNews Podcast is back!

Originally, this episode featured our good friend Jason Somerville, but the initial recording got caught in a time warp and was sent to another century. Rich and Donnie do their best to pick up the slack, reviewing what they discussed with Jason and Chad Holloway on the Lost Episode and discussing the biggest news items on the docket, including the Seminole Hard Rock's new partner and the arrests of Paul Phua and Richard Yong. 
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