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Stories from the worlds of poker, cryptocurrency and more, hosted by (retired?) high stakes pro Doug Polk.

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Stories from the worlds of poker, cryptocurrency and more, hosted by (retired?) high stakes pro Doug Polk.

    The WSOP $250,000 Scandal - Suspected Player FIRES BACK

    The WSOP $250,000 Scandal - Suspected Player FIRES BACK

    Doug Polk is joined by the player at the center of a massive controversy. Martin Kabrhel, who has been accused by several high stakes poker players of potentially cheating in the World Series of Poker $250,000 event, is here to give his side of the story. 

    Martin Kabrhel can be reached via email at martin.kabrhel@ematiq.com or on Twitter at @martinkabrhell 

    0:00 Martin joins 
    4:00 Has Martin ever cheated or been banned? 
    7:37 Card pressing 
    15:32 Standing up mid hand 
    20:21 Not coloring up, Sticky fingers 
    23:24 The rail, Martins play day 2 vs 3 
    26:49 The AT vs KQ hand 
    30:52 Giving the impression of cheating 
    42:18 Playing $300 and $250k tournaments 
    45:16 The Robl tweet 
    49:40 Playing high rollers in the future, Rudeness 
    57:45 The lawsuit 
    1:02:21 Outro 

    • 1 hr 6 min
    A Tough Conversation (Twitter Spaces Recording)

    A Tough Conversation (Twitter Spaces Recording)

    I just had a very long, very tough conversation with Daniel Negreanu, Phil Galfond, Matt Berkey, Joe Ingram, Will Jaffe, Eric Froelich, and Fernando Habegger (Jnandez). There's been a lot of poker drama and controversies. Let's get into it.

    0:00 - Joe Ingram joins 
    26:24 - Will Jaffe joins 
    55:23 - Eric Froehlic joins 
    1:12:20 - Daniel Negreanu joins 
    1:56:06 - Shaun Deeb joins 
    2:08:30 - Andrew Lichtenberger (LuckyChewy) joins 
    2:19:37 - Matt Berkey joins 
    2:56:55 - Fernando Habegger (JNandez) joins 
    3:43:43 - Kane Kalas joins 
    4:04:45 - Phil Galfond joins

    • 4 hr 51 min
    The Million Dollar Cash Game (ft. Ryan Feldman & Nick Vertucci)

    The Million Dollar Cash Game (ft. Ryan Feldman & Nick Vertucci)

    Today I'm joined by Ryan Feldman and Nick Vertucci from Hustler Casino Live to bring us a huge update about their upcoming Million Dollar Cash Game. This will be one of the biggest No Limit Hold'em poker streams of all time, if not the very biggest.

    Save your spot in the upcoming tournament course on Upswing Poker here: https://upswingpoker.com/road-to-victory-pre-reg 

    0:00 Intro 
    1:22 The $1M Buy-in game 
    14:10 Players announced so far 
    14:54 Stanley Tang, JR, Double M 
    21:03 Blank Check Ben, Erik Persson, Brandon Steven 
    27:42 Charles, Rampage, Rob Yong, Mikki 
    46:19 Announcing new names 
    53:30 THE BIG ANNOUNCEMENT 
    1:00:30 What makes a good stream? 
    1:13:53 Tracking Poker website 
    1:17:40 Berkey vs Airball match 
    1:26:44 Ryan's Robbi slip up 
    1:37:10 Outro

    • 1 hr 39 min
    It's Time To Talk To Garrett Adelstein

    It's Time To Talk To Garrett Adelstein

    Garrett Adelstein joins Doug Polk to discuss everything from the Jack-Four hand to Nik Airball's recent comments

    • 1 hr 47 min
    Hustler Casino Live Drama! Nik Airball Talks Garrett Adelstein

    Hustler Casino Live Drama! Nik Airball Talks Garrett Adelstein

    There's a bitter feud within the Hustler Casino Live community playing out over Twitter. Nik Airball and other players have had some not so positive things to say about former HCL regular Garrett Adelstein. Nik Airball joins Doug Polk to flesh out his perspective. 

    0:00 Intro 
    2:22 Nik Airball joins 
    2:58 Garrett being "banned" 
    13:27 Garrett's game selection 
    20:16 Garrett's player rating system 
    26:55 Garrett's tweets 
    34:54 Nik's heads-up challenge 
    39:00 The Robbi incident 
    43:58 Garrett + LATB? 
    46:13 Mariano, How to play on streamed games 
    1:00:03 Why off-stream games play bigger 
    1:04:57 More on the Robbi incident 
    1:17:26 Will Garrett ever play on HCL again? 
    1:24:35 Doug rants about Nik vs Matt Berkey match 
    1:27:20 Outro (Upswing Promo)

    • 1 hr 27 min
    The Hellmuth Destroyer Eric Persson Speaks Out

    The Hellmuth Destroyer Eric Persson Speaks Out

    The man who beat Phil Hellmuth at his own game, Eric Persson, joins Doug Polk to discuss Eric's infamous match vs the Poker Brat, speech play on High Stakes Poker, and playing in big private games.

    0:00 Intro
    1:33 Eric joins
    3:18 Phil Hellmuth and the HU match
    19:40 The hand vs Garrett
    27:30 Playing on live streams
    36:40 Speech play
    44:24 High Stakes Poker
    49:29 Private games, How to get in?
    1:05:59 Managing casinos/cardrooms, More on private games
    1:23:07 Outro

    • 1 hr 23 min

Customer Reviews

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69 Ratings

69 Ratings

TrampsLikeUs (F! Taken) ,

Thanks

Big fan “ya’ll”! That’s what they say in TX right?

Eriked ,

Thanks Nick and Doug

I could listen to Nick talk about anything and find it compelling. He is the Goat. Thanks Doug for having him on. Love the podcast.

R Depaulo ,

Good interviewer

Doug listens and does a good job interviewing, and although I skip the crypto episodes I love all the poker ones!

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