Cracking Aces is the newest podcast tackling all things poker, hosted by Nate from Barstool and professional poker player Jake Toole. It will feature the fun side of the poker world and exclusive interviews with the top players. Buckle up and enjoy!
Ep 82 - Barstool's Newest Hire, The Southern King Of Poker, Ben Mintz
On today's episode we are joined by the newest hire at Barstool Sports, Ben Mintz. Hired as a college football/sports gambler guy, Ben also is a former professional poker player with over $600k in live earnings. He tells awesome stories from the online days, being 7 bet at the WSOP Main Event, bluffing Patrik Antonius, and much more. He's wildly entertaining and a hell of a poker player to boot. Enjoy!
Ep 81 - Breaking Down The Doug Polk vs Daniel Negreanu Heads Up Battle
Polk vs Negreanu is the poker feud that never ends. They are gearing up to play a massive heads-up battle, and Doug Polk is firing shots left and right at anyone who gets in his way (on Twitter). We break the whole thing down, preflop charts and all, and give our hot takes on all of it. We also talk about mid-cashing tournaments, doing your taxes, and answer a few of your poker questions. F Norman Chad.
Ep 80 - Is Phil Hellmuth Actually The All Time GOAT????
So Phil Galfond might have just conceded that Phil Hellmuth is actually the greatest of all time, but Fedor isn't so sure. We also talk about Nate finally doing well in a poker tournament, talk about if the asteroid from "Armageddon" is considered a movie villain, and Jake answers some poker questions about online timing and bet sizing tells, x/raising for value vs bluffs, and more. Rate 5 stars if you can, thanks and enjoy!!
Ep 79 - Over 2 Hours With Jason Koon
We talk to mega high stakes poker player for over 2 hours about everything from grinding up a bankroll, the biggest games he ever played with million dollar swings, Ivey and Dwan stories, how his life has gotten to the point he's at now, the pressure of playing the biggest games in the world, advice to amateurs, and so much more. Jason is possibly the best guest we've ever had on.
Ep 78 - Scammer Chat, Baller Chat, Fossil Man Chat, Dropping Out Of Med School To Play Poker Chat
We start by talking about David Williams and how he used to ball out, flying private and buying new clothes when he got there. We also talk about the rest of the 2004 Main Event final table, shout out Fossil Man. We then talk about scammers and thieves in the poker world, notably Erick Lindgren. He stole a lot! Allegedly. Some stock chatter, and then your questions, including if you should drop out of med school to play poker. Lots of other good stuff in between too, enjoy!
Ep 77 - EVERYONE IS CHEATING AND GETTING AWAY WITH IT
WHY IS EVERYONE CHEATING?!?!
On today's show, we talk about the Postle case being basically over, with the court system finding him technically innocent, but that's because the court system isn't built to understand poker. We also talk about another cheating scandal, with a player using a solver in real time to beat the cash games. We also talk about ACR banning Jonathan Little for being mean to them. Plus some sports chatter, NFL picks, and Jake's nana. Enjoy!
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Best poker and barstool podcast out there. Just two dudes who like poker talking about it. 5/5
Best Poker Pod
Been listening since the beginning. You guys need merch ASAP I would def rep the pod while I’m playing Nate’s favorite site(ACR)