Mori Eskandani Talks HIGH STAKES POKER, Great Poker Stories, $300k SHRB, & More!!

May 21, 2017

Mori Eskandani is the legendary producer of High Stakes Poker, Poker After Dark, World Series of Poker, Super High Roller Bowl and many more epic poker shows. He joins me to talk about the upcoming $300,000 buy-in Super High Roller Bowl, High Stakes Poker on GSN stories and hints at a comeback for the show in the VERY NEAR FUTURE, tells some great old school poker stories and much more :)

Special offer for the NEW Upswing Pot Limit Omaha course. You will receive a copy of my book + other PLO/GTO Club material || ► https://www.bit.ly/UpswingPLO

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Lynn Gilmartin

May 19, 2017

Lynn Gilmartin is an Irish Australian television presenter, best known as the anchor of the World Poker Tour on Fox Sports.

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Doug Polk

May 16, 2017

TIMESTAMPS (0:00) Intro – Doug in Vancouver for 2017 SCOOP (2:25) Update on Luke Schwartz’ recent PokerNews interview (6:30) Heads-up match between Doug & Luke will “never happen” (9:10) Poker Content – Information vs. Drama (13:10) Doug’s ability in NLHE vs. PLO (16:20) “Poker Pro” and “Poker Entertainer” are two different skill sets (17:40) #InstagramPoker a “weird” place? (19:10) Some Instagram personalities are “faking it” (20:10) Chips + Hole Cards + Naked Women = Instagram Success (21:25) Recent Poker Night in America Choctaw drama (29:30) “Positive” things in poker – Doug’s SCOOP streaming plans (30:50) May 22nd “MTT Master Class” with Pratyush Buddiga (33:50) Joey learns that Doug isn’t transitioning from cash games to MTTs (35:00) Doug in the market for new Lamborghini? (36:40) “Busto Lambo” vs. “Baller Lambo” (37:50) Tai Lopez shout-out (38:10) Doug & Joey talk about Kevin Hart signing with PokerStars (41:15) Poker 2017 – the good stuff (43:50) Daniel Negreanu discussion (45:50) DNegs “extremely mad” about a dissent in the ranks? (46:40) Doug shows off shout-out game – Ryan Meese love (48:20) h3h3 Productions & Pewdiepie mentions (49:00) Doug & Joey beatboxing next YouTube sensation? (50:30) Doug’s YouTube channel will reach 100,000 subscribers soon (52:10) Achieving satisfaction in life (53:45) Reinventing the Dunder Mifflin paper company may not result in success (55:05) Doug & Joey give some love to Daniel Negreanu (56:30) Patented Doug Polk dance move – The “Hip Bump” (57:50) Doug Polk pickup lessons (58:40) Joey demonstrates how to do the Doug Polk Hip Bump (1:00:30) More Upswing Poker courses on the way – Dating courses on hold (for now) (1:01:10) Joey torn between PLO and picking up women (1:02:05) Questions from live chat (1:05:10) More to life than viewers and subscribers? (1:06:00) Joey offers NBA-guest prop bet for Poker Life Podcast (1:08:05) Doug & Joey $2,000 USD prop bet booked (1:09:50) Doug’s Twitch streaming schedule for SCOOP – DougPolk.TV (1:10:20) Invest in Doug on StakeKings (1:12:45) Doug shoots on YouTube Poker “travesty” – the GPL video (1:15:15) Things Doug will “never do” (1:16:30) Doug relives Jason Mercier drama (1:17:50) Doug talks about Ben86 – Joey wants the dispute to get fixed (1:18:45) Doug relives LATB, Ben Limon podcast drama (1:22:45) Doug talks about Joey’s ability to “walk the line” (1:24:40) How the BGG originated (1:25:20) Snapchat vs. Instagram (1:26:30) Joey’s “Instagram Stories” audience is 100:1 men-to-women (1:28:00) Doug’s main focus will remain on Upswing Poker and YouTube (1:29:00) Joey shows off old-school Supernova Elite card (1:29:30) Doug talks about shift in strategy following Black Friday (1:30:20) Doug’s focus from now until 2019 (1:32:05) Doug wants to give “mainstream YouTube” a shot (1:32:35) Doug also wants to do stand-up comedy eventually (1:33:05) Thomas “SrslySirius” Keeling shout-out (1:33:50) Doug’s favorite YouTube video is his clip about the GPL (1:35:20) How does Doug respond to negative comments? (1:37:10) Should Doug copy Jimmie Stayplerz’ hairstyle? Swoop it to the side! (1:37:20) More live chat questions (1:38:40) Doug wants to get into politics eventually (1:41:10) President Polker? (1:42:00) Doug battles #RoundLife, down 10 pounds so far (1:44:30) Doug’s WSOP 2017 plans (1:47:10) Joey’s YouTube plans (1:48:00) STFU Jim? (1:48:30) OMFG it’s Jason!!!!!!1111oneoneeleven (1:49:50) #F*ckJim (1:51:50) Joey cuts a promo on Jim (1:52:15) Things Ben86 would say (about Jim) (1:52:35) Joey knows math (thanks to Jim) (1:53:45) Jim is welcome over at DougPolkPoker (1:54:30) Joey is GTO with his trolling range (1:55:30) Joey extends “special offer” to those who purchase Upswing’s MTT Master Class (1:56:30) Joey’s promotional efforts for Upswing’s PLO course featuring Fernando Habegger (1:57:20) The drawbacks of uninspired affiliate marketing, Twitch streamers (1:58:40) Chicago weather to blame for Joey’s sniffles? (2:01:50) Joey trolls WSOP tournament package pimping – StakeDraft @ 1.4 markup (2:02:45) Upswing MTT Master Class will cost $699 USD – available May 22nd (2:04:00) Joey advises Doug on sales pitch to backers (2:05:00) Joey’s QE4 live cardroom stable-backing plan (2:05:45) Conversation about Joey’s GTO Club (2:08:30) Doug talks about yesteryear’s $1.1 million session loss to Viktor “Isildur1” Blom (2:10:20) Doug’s thoughts on Phil Galfond’s RunItOnce Poker (2:12:35) Doug’s PokerStars Snapchat post – spin a wheel for money (2:14:50) Are PokerStars Spin & Gos crack cocaine? (2:16:50) Upswing Party at WSOP 2017 could draw 1,000 people – #FreeDrinks (2:20:15) Upcoming Mori Eskandani, Dan Colman & Aria SHRB Poker Life Podcast episodes (2:21:30) Watch DougPolk.TV starting this Sunday for 2017 SCOOP coverage

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Anatoly Filatov aka nl_profit

May 16, 2017

Russian MTT player and Party Poker sponsored player Anatoly Filatov joins me to get out of line when it comes to all things being Russian. We also made a prop bet during the episode that requires me to visit Russia by September. 

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Fedor Holz

May 2, 2017

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Shaun Deeb

May 2, 2017

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Timestamps***
(0:00) Shaun Deeb intro
(3:00) Choctaw weekend PNiA drama with #HashtagKing
(4:10) What started personal row between Salomon Ponte & Shaun Deeb?
(5:40) Entertainment value of Friday’s PNiA Choctaw live stream
(6:50) How did it feel when Shaun stacked #HTK?
(7:50) Ponte’s personal attacks and Deeb’s restraint
(9:40) Fans take Deeb’s side vs. Ponte & Cantu on stream
(11:00) #HashtagKing attempts to pawn belongings, wears free clothes
(12:20) Deeb boycotts future LATB casts – #StandStrongWithShaun
(17:30) Deeb warns community about HTK’s downward tendencies
(20:00) Community galvanized? Good or bad for poker?
(21:15) Brandon Cantu drama on PNiA Choctaw’s Friday telecast
(22:00) Phil Hellmuth vouched for Cantu loan from Deeb – $12,000 USD
(23:20) Difference between “settling” a debt vs. “acknowledging” a debt
(25:30) The Brandon Cantu Story… as told by Shaun Deeb
(30:00) Deeb from prepared for Cantu’s ire after previous Pittsburgh drubbing
(31:00) Deeb warms community about Cantu’s downward tendencies
(33:00) Details behind “Banker” Deeb extending loans to players
(36:00) Cantu drama good or bad for poker?
(38:25) David Viffer enters convo
(39:10) Shaun “Moneybags” Deeb shout-out
(41:00) Kid’s birth vs. WCOOP equals tough spot
(46:15) “Recently single” Matt Glantz – Fedor Holz announcement teaser
(47:00) PokerStars SCOOP 2017 – Deeb’s abilities in mixed games
(51:10) Advice for live players who want to attract recs
(53:00) Private games discussion
(58:00) New casinos popping up on East Coast
(59:00) The “Great Game” of Pot Limit Omaha
(59:40) NINE cards? Super Stud 8?
(1:00:30) Mixed game WSOP hype + Shaun’s Vegas plans
(1:02:40) Shuan’s thoughts on Supreme Leader, Douglas K. Polk
(1:07:50) Viewer comments & questions
(1:08:50) PNiA is coming to the East Coast soon!
(1:09:20) The Elder Statesman, Mike Dentale
(1:12:30) Falling out between Shaun and Jason Mercier
(1:13:30) Rising popularity of Poker Night in America
(1:13:50) The need to provide a marketing push to modern-day players
(1:14:50) Shout-outs
(1:15:50) #StandStrongWithShaun boycott of LATB action
(1:15:50) #StandStrongWithShaun boycott of LATB action
(1:18:00) Conclusion – Follow on Twitter: @ShaunDeeb

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JNandez87 Talking POT LIMIT OMAHA!

May 2, 2017

Special offer for the NEW Upswing Pot Limit Omaha course. You will receive a copy of my book + other PLO/GTO Club material || ► https://www.bit.ly/UpswingPLO

JNANDEZ is back on the podcast to talk THE GREAT GAME of Pot Limit Omaha and his new course on Pot Limit Omaha for Upswing Poker!!!

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Ongun Yagci aka WayneDaBang (GTO Club Member)

May 2, 2017

Special offer for the NEW Upswing Pot Limit Omaha course. You will receive a copy of my book + other PLO/GTO Club material || ► https://www.bit.ly/UpswingPLO

I'm going to have on the only MTT player in my GTO Club and one of the smartest and most wisdomatic people that I've ever met named Ongun Yagci aka WayneDaBang on Pokerstars. He's been on a 300k upswing in the past months on all the different sites he plays and I thought it was about time he was introduced to the world. I think that most of you will very much enjoy it.

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CSURAM88 aka Peter Jennings || Poker (DFS Edition)

May 2, 2017

DFS legend CSURAM aka Peter Jennings is my guest today. Peter is one of the best Daily Fantasy Sports players in the world and regularly plays the highest stakes. 

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Discussing Self-Confidence W/ Dr. Ivan Joseph

May 2, 2017

Timestamps Below!!! Dr. Ivan Joseph has given my favorite TED talks and one of the most popular TED talks of all time on the skill of self-confidence. We will discuss self-confidence and belief more in-depth and find out ways that poker players can work on their own self-confidence.

Link to the talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-HYZv6HzAs

2:38 famous TED speech
3:58 (over) self-confidence
7:22 source of the knowledge
9:41 dysfunctional family situations

14:14 career background
16:29 balance feedback/criticism
19:38 family/work balance
22:21 sabbatical year plans
32:29 tough coaching
34:43 public speech strategies
42:08 identify self-confidence
45:57 his book “You Got This”

aha:

6:27 mental self check
18:36 work ethic
21:29 motivation
25:02 career / job transitions
33:22 focus on the top
39:17 expression of success
43:10 be prepared
44:24 books
48:37 simple tasks

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