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Join Jeff Gross in his conversations with the best poker players and industry leaders to learn what sets them apart from the rest.

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Join Jeff Gross in his conversations with the best poker players and industry leaders to learn what sets them apart from the rest.

    Mike Matusow / Professional Poker Player / LIVE MTT Earnings $9,750,072

    Mike Matusow / Professional Poker Player / LIVE MTT Earnings $9,750,072

    • 3 hrs 12 min
    Mustapha Kanit / Pro Poker Player / Winamax Ambassador / LIVE MTT Earnings $11,566,695

    Mustapha Kanit / Pro Poker Player / Winamax Ambassador / LIVE MTT Earnings $11,566,695

    Mustapha Kanit, an Italian poker pro with $11,566,695 in live earnings and Winamax ambassador, shares how he’s handling the coronavirus in the U.K. He dives into his outlook on life and what he’s learned through poker – the good and bad. Tune in to learn about Mustapha’s commitment to excellence, why he treats poker like a business, and how he stays consistent – and hear his advice to maximize your time to leverage every opportunity that comes your way.      

    • 2 hrs 4 min
    Bill Perkins Discussing the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Bill Perkins Discussing the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Bill Perkins knows the power of exponentials. That’s why he’s on the show to spread awareness about the coronavirus, how cases are exponentially growing, and why it’s critical that we take it seriously. He shares what he’s personally doing to change his behavior at this time and what he predicts will happen depending on how we respond as a nation. Tune in to learn about Bill’s philosophy behind his book “Die with Zero” – and hear why Bill’s so passionate about maximizing every stage of life to the fullest.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Eric Afriat / Businessman / 3x WPT Champion / Total Live MTT Earnings $3,419,157

    Eric Afriat / Businessman / 3x WPT Champion / Total Live MTT Earnings $3,419,157

    Eric Afriat, a businessman and 3x WPT champ with $3,802,696 in live earnings, shares how he’s managed to dominate the tables despite having a busy life off the felt. He shares his philosophy on winning and attributes his success to the mental toughness he’s been able to cultivate over the years. Tune in to find out Eric’s thoughts on playing defensively, positioning, and implementing a strategy that isn’t based on luck – and learn the powerful mindset that takes him to final tables. 
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    Time Stamped Show Notes:
    00:00 – 08:00 – Introducing Eric, his entrepreneurial journey, how he got into poker, and some of his big tournament wins.
    08:00 – 20:00 - On winning and improving, how he’s at a disadvantage in poker, training to be mentally tough, positioning, strategy and his opinion on the best way to play.
    20:00 – 30:00 - On playing defense, having confidence, playing “position poker”, and understanding that poker is strategy, not luck.
    30:00 – 42:00 - How it felt to win, the importance of a powerful and supportive wife, how his attitude has helped him win, and when he chooses not to take the risk.
    42:00 – 51:00 – On playing with better players, improving his game, playing golf, frustrations at the table, and leaving it at the table.
    51:00 – On playing poker as a kid, poker being taboo in his life, taking time off, healing, and his favorite hand. 
    3 Key Points
    Have a powerful and supportive partner.
    Poker is strategy.
    Have a winning mindset.
    Contact/Resources
    Partner - Party Poker
    Website - Jeff Gross Poker
    Eric’s Hendon Mob
    Eric’s Twitter s

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Danny Tang / Pro Poker Player / Natural 8 Ambassador / Live MTT Earnings $8,400,000

    Danny Tang / Pro Poker Player / Natural 8 Ambassador / Live MTT Earnings $8,400,000

    Danny Tang, a poker pro and Natural 8 ambassador with $8,400,000 in MTT earnings, gives some tips for mastering the short-deck game. He shares study/play ratio recommendations for beginners and opens up about how he builds mental strength and manages bad beats. Tune in to find out how Danny came up in the ranks and killed it in his most recent tournaments – and hear what the best players do that no one else does.
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    Time Stamped Show Notes:
    00:00 – 21:00 – Introducing Danny, his background, how he got into poker, his game preferences, study/play ratio recommendation for beginners, and a short-deck trick.
    21:00 – 39:30 - On his travels, Coronavirus, having people that push him, and how he prepares for the mental side of the game.
    39:00 – 51:00 - Being a Natural 8 ambassador, the best way to get to higher stakes, and how he leveled-up quickly and won big in his most recent tournaments.
    51:00 – 01:03:00 - Talking about other great players, a little hint about a possible new stop, his micro-stakes downswing and why he starts complaining just on bad beats.
    01:03:00 – 01:15:30 - What top pros do that others don’t, how his rankings and their importance to him have shifted, and what he did to come up in the ranks that he doesn’t do now.
    01:15:30 – 01:33:00 - On being hooked on short-deck, his routine before tournaments, favorite place to visit, and how he handles bad beats in tournaments.
    01:33:00 – 01:39:30 - Getting out there, giving and taking, doing things with heart and purpose, keeping community, and reminiscing on the guys that have supported him from the beginning.
    3 Key Points
    Always keep learning.
    It’s not always about skill; opportunity also plays a big role in moving up to higher stakes games.
    Bad beats are normal – how you handle them is what makes the difference.
    Contact/Resources
    Partner - Party Poker
    Website - Jeff Gross Poker
    Daniel’s Hendon Mob

    • 1 hr 39 min
    Matt Savage / Executive WPT Tour director

    Matt Savage / Executive WPT Tour director

    Matt Savage, the American Poker Tournament Director and Executive Tour Director of the World Poker Tour, reveals what goes on behind-the-scenes at the Poker Tournament Director’s Association. He shares his opinion on table-talk, collusion, re-entries, and disclosing your hand, and explains the role of cash games in tournaments. Tune in to find out how the Coronavirus may impact future poker events and hear Matt’s crazy stories about what he’s seen at the table and the rulings he has made.
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    Time Stamped Show Notes:
    00:00 – 22:00 – Introducing Matt, his price-pool explanation, what happens when guarantees are missed, and more about what happened behind-the-scenes in a bizarre situation.
    22:00 – 32:00 - Matt’s thoughts on disclosing the contents of your hand, collusion, table-talk, live poker, how the rules around re-entries were structured, and the role of cash games.
    32:00 – 47:00 - What they do at the Poker Tournament Director’s Association (TDA), big-blind ante, how Coronavirus impacted their event, and the risk for future events.
    47:00 – 01:05:00 - On the WPT partnering with partypoker, the status of the Bay 101 and Shooting Star events, and how Matt finds the time for family and other hobbies.
    01:05:00 – 01:22:00 - His poker Hall of Fame nominations, thoughts on other players who are crushing it, favorite tournaments, and appreciation for poker.
    01:22:00 – 01:46:00 - The wildest thing Matt has seen, his craziest ruling, a story of when Robert Duvall put him in his place, and his opinion on the latest poker industry news. 
    3 Key Points
    Be fearless in the pursuit of your goals.
    Be patient with changes and improvements in the industry.
    Wild and crazy things always happen in poker.
    Contact/Resources
    Partner - Party Poker
    Website - Jeff Gross Poker
    Matt’s Twitter
    Matt’s Hendon Mob

    • 1 hr 45 min

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