Strategy With Kristy: Alec Torelli Part II

November 30th, 2013

Poker pro and writer Alec Torelli returns for Part 2 of his interview on the Strategy with Kristy podcast. Last week, in Part 1, Torelli discussed how to handle downswings, and here in Part 2, he discusses how to decide whether or not to go play poker and what you should be doing if you don't.


PokerNews Podcast Episode #202: Revving the Chainsaw feat. Allen Kessler

November 27th, 2013

The crew is back to break down all of the latest stories, including the changes to the World Series of Poker international schedule, The Shark Cage, and the iGaming launch in New Jersey. They are then joined by Heartland Poker Tour Player of the Year Allen Kessler and Chad Holloway. 


Strategy With Kristy: Alec Torelli

November 23rd, 2013

Alec Torelli joins the Strategy With Kristy Podcast  to talk about how writing has helped him improve as a poker player and more. 


PokerNews Podcast Episode #201: No Oatmeal for You feat. Mohsin Charania

November 20th, 2013

The crew is back to discuss the latest news, including the impending iGaming launch in New Jersey, the prospects for both Caesars and PokerStars, Sheldon Adelson's crazy plans, and the Aussie Millions' partnership with the Asia Pacific Poker Tour. They are then joined by Mohsin Charania, who captured a second leg of the Triple Crown a few weeks ago, winning the WPT Grand Prix de Paris, to talk about his latest victory, living in Chicago, answer a few Twitter questions, and more. 


Strategy with Kristy: Galen Hall Talks About How to Get Better at Poker Quickly

November 16th, 2013

Galen Hall has made a name for himself in the high stakes multi-table tournament world in the past three years. Among his achievements are a win in the 2011 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event for $2.3 million, placed third in the 2011 $25,000 World Poker Tour Championship, and third in the 2012 $100,000 PCA Super High Roller. This week he launched a poker training site called, Poker Savants, and serves as guest on the Strategy with Kristy Podcast.


PokerNews GPI Update Episode #6: A Shorr Thing

November 14th, 2013

Rich and Eric are back to talk about Shannon Shorr's rise in the Global Poker Index Player of the Year race, Jonathan Duhamel's return to the GPI 300 top 10, and much more. 


Strategy with Kristy: Jason Lavallee Discusses a Queen-High Call

November 9th, 2013

The latest guest on the Strategy with Kristy podcast is Canadian poker pro Jason Lavallee, a successful tournament and cash-game player both live an online. He recently won the PokerStars European Poker Tour London High Roller event for £357,700. During the final table, he played an interesting hand which resulted in him calling a river bet with queen high. Lavallee shares his thought process.


Strategy With Kristy: Nikolai Yakovenko Discusses Pineapple Open-Face Chinese Poker

November 2nd, 2013

On this week's episode of Strategy with Kristy, host Kristy Arnett talks to poker player and app creator Nikolai Yakovenko about Pineapple Open-Face Chinese Poker. Pineapple is a variation of Open Face Chinese Poker. The first five cards are dealt and placed just as in regular OFC, but in subsequent draws, players get dealt three cards instead of just one. In turn, each player places two of the three cards in any of his or her available rows before discarding the third one face down.


PokerNews GPI Update Episode #5: Daniel Negreanu Tops the POY and GPI 300

November 1st, 2013

Rich Ryan and Eric Danis are back to examine the Global Poker Index rankings, including Daniel Negreanu's ascension to the top of both the Player of the Year race and the GPI 300.