Welcome to the new Jaime Staples Weekly Poker Showdown where he looks at the big issues of the week in the poker world. Listen in to get full competition details too.
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Benjamin Pollak, a partypoker pro, #2 on France’s All-Time Money list, and a final table player at the WSOP, has won 5 EPTs and nearly $13M in live earnings. Benjamin and Jaime discuss the poker scene in Paris, the social aspect of poker, and the first coach he hired (who wasn’t a poker coach!). Listen in as Benjamin reveals what he has learned about motivation, generosity, and living in the moment – and hear why he sees every failure as a gift.
Remembering the Poker Legend Mike Sexton
The poker world and wider community lost a great man when our Chairman and friend Mike Sexton lost his battle with cancer. Mike was 72 years old. In this episode, Jaime Staples and a plethora of special guests pay tribute the legend that was Mike Sexton. Listen in as eight guests share stories, fond memories, and inspirations – and hear the impact Mike made on them personally and in the poker world.
The United Kingdom's Benny Glaser is one of the best mixed game players on the planet and has won three WSOP bracelets. Benny and Jaime discuss how he transitioned into mixed games, his future in poker, and how the game has evolved over time. Listen in as he challenges you to question your own goals – and learn through the lessons he had to learn along the way.
Austrian star and fully-fledged member of Team partypoker, Josip Simunic, has been grinding hard during the ongoing WPT World Online Championships. Josip and Jaime discuss why he chose poker over handball for the long-term, what he thinks about managing emotions, and his biggest breakthrough moments. Listen in as he shares his biggest pieces of advice for new players – and hear what it was like to satellite into the WPT main event online.
Faraz Jaka, a poker coach, entrepreneur, and legend of the game who has amazed over $10 million in tournament winnings, isn’t afraid to share his best strategies and tips. Faraz and Jaime discuss how he professionalized poker, learned bankroll management, and made the globe his home by connecting with people from all over. Listen in as he shares three pieces of advice for players who want to make it big – and hear why he believes you must evolve with the times or get left behind.
Jaime is a world class poker player and all around good guy! His enthusiasm for poker really comes through and he is excellent at interviewing his guests! Well worth a listen!