4 episodes

Two Lives is an interview podcast hosted by professional poker player, Olivier Busquet.

Two Lives with Olivier Olivier Busquet

    • Philosophy

Two Lives is an interview podcast hosted by professional poker player, Olivier Busquet.

    Episode 4 - JC Alvarado on The Importance of Framing

    Episode 4 - JC Alvarado on The Importance of Framing

    In 2016, with no prior training, Olivier made a 6 figure prop bet to train for 6 months and then fight another poker player in a full UFC rules MMA fight. His opponent in that fight and his guest in this episode is poker pro, JC Alvarado. This is the first full conversation that they've had since the fight.

    In addition to the fight, JC also talks about his poker career, getting staked by Daniel Negreanu, playing high stakes private games in Hong Kong and the decision he currently faces to leave poker.

    • 2 hrs 32 min
    Episode 3 - Elliot Roe on The Value of Soft Edges

    Episode 3 - Elliot Roe on The Value of Soft Edges

    Elliot Roe is a mental coach and hypnotherapist who helps athletes, poker players and business executives reach their highest potential. 

    In this conversation, Olivier and Elliot talk about the insights Elliot has learned from working with some of the top poker players in the world. They also discuss the value of meditation both as a tool to help players execute in game but also as an invaluable life skill that can help all of us learn more effectively and love more profoundly. 

    • 54 min
    Episode 2 - Dan Colman on Emotion in Poker

    Episode 2 - Dan Colman on Emotion in Poker

    Dan Colman is an enigmatic presence in the poker world. At 23 years old, he defeated Daniel Negreanu to win the 2014 WSOP Big One for One Drop Tournament. The $15,000,000 prize was the second largest in the history of poker at the time. Much was made in the press about Dan's muted reaction to winning the event.

    In this conversation, Olivier asks Dan about his emotions before, during and after tournaments. They also discuss Dan's decision to move further away from poker in recent years.

    • 1 hr 30 min
    Episode 1 - AMA with Olivier

    Episode 1 - AMA with Olivier

    In the first episode of Two Lives, Olivier discusses his motivation for starting the podcast, the meaning behind the title, and he answers AMA questions from Twitter.

    • 1 hr 36 min

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