55 episodes

Two serious poker players from the midwest talking about the poker industry in America. From home games and charity poker to the top poker rooms and casinos in Las Vegas. We cover cash games, tournaments, rules questions, current events, online poker, and the overall degeneracy of poker that all gamblers love. Episodes released on the first and third Friday of every month... with a few bonus episodes splashed in there for good measure. Cause who doesn't love a good splash pot. www.LinkTr.ee/theoverlaypod

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Two serious poker players from the midwest talking about the poker industry in America. From home games and charity poker to the top poker rooms and casinos in Las Vegas. We cover cash games, tournaments, rules questions, current events, online poker, and the overall degeneracy of poker that all gamblers love. Episodes released on the first and third Friday of every month... with a few bonus episodes splashed in there for good measure. Cause who doesn't love a good splash pot. www.LinkTr.ee/theoverlaypod

    Episode 55: High Stakes Poker Pros ~ Where are they now?

    Episode 55: High Stakes Poker Pros ~ Where are they now?

    High Stakes Poker is the most influential TV shows in the poker world.  A single cash game featuring the most iconic poker players of all time. Old school and new school poker pros  playing for bricks of cash and ridiculously large pots, making deals and running it twice. This show single handed changed the face of poker as we know it today. The Overlay talks about some of the most memorable poker pros who appeared on High Stakes poker over the last 15 years, and where they are now.

    If you are enjoying our show please subscribe and leave us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts. If you are listing on Spotify please hit that follow button.  Wherever you listen to our podcast please share us with your friends or enemies (however you see fit) and we thank you for supporting our poker podcast.

    Have questions or suggestions for the show? Want Brandon to go over a hand you just played? Have a prop bet story for Ken? Send us a tweet or direct message on Twitter.

    Follow us on Twitter @theoverlaypod and check out our website at LinkTr.ee/theoverlaypod or search for and listen to The Overlay a poker podcast on all major podcast apps and platforms.

    A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:
    Are you in the Chicago-land area? Check out LinkTr.ee/CCGpoker for weekend charity poker events with great tournaments and cash game action.

    Are you in the Houston, TX area? Check out LinkTr.ee/ParamountPoker for a members-only poker club with tournament action and cash games running 6 days a week.  Are you not a member? Mention The Overlay a poker podcast when you sign up to become a member and pay $0 for your initiation fee. 

    • 52 min
    Episode 54: The best of everything Las Vegas

    Episode 54: The best of everything Las Vegas

    Where is the best place to stay in VEGAS? What restaurants would you rate as your top choice, all the way down to the best budget meal? The Overlay gives up its TOP TOP choices of everything VEGAS. Our top choices of hotels, restaurants, poker rooms, buffets, and what to do if and when you go broke at the tables.   Trust me if nothing else listen to us on what to do when you go broke in Vegas and still have 36 hours until your flight.   

    If you are enjoying our show please subscribe and leave us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts. If you are listing on Spotify please hit that follow button.  Wherever you listen to our podcast please share us with your friends or enemies (however you see fit) and we thank you for supporting our poker podcast.

    Have questions or suggestions for the show? Want Brandon to go over a hand you just played? Have a prop bet story for Ken? Send us a tweet or direct message on Twitter.

    Follow us on Twitter @theoverlaypod and check out our website at LinkTr.ee/theoverlaypod or search for and listen to The Overlay a poker podcast on all major podcast apps and platforms.


    A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:
    Are you in the Chicago-land area? Check out LinkTr.ee/CCGpoker for weekend charity poker events with great tournaments and cash game action.

    Are you in the Houston, TX area? Check out LinkTr.ee/ParamountPoker for a members-only poker club with tournament action and cash games running 6 days a week.  Are you not a member? Mention The Overlay a poker podcast when you sign up to become a member and pay $0 for your initiation fee. 

    • 55 min
    Episode 53: The Unwritten Rules of Gambling

    Episode 53: The Unwritten Rules of Gambling

    What are the unwritten rules when you play at a Casino? What should you tip the valet? Can you leave a Craps table in the middle of another players roll? Should you ever bet the Don't Come line? Can you ever justify staying on a 16 at a Blackjack table? In this episode, The Overlay boys talk about casino grade etiquette and the unwritten rules of gambling. 

    If you are enjoying our show please subscribe and leave us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts. If you are listing on Spotify please hit that follow button.  Wherever you listen to our podcast please share us with your friends or enemies (however you see fit) and we thank you for supporting our poker podcast.

    Have questions or suggestions for the show? Want Brandon to go over a hand you just played? Have a prop bet story for Ken? Send us a tweet or direct message on Twitter.

    Follow us on Twitter @theoverlaypod and check out our website at LinkTr.ee/theoverlaypod or search for and listen to The Overlay a poker podcast on all major podcast apps and platforms.

    A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:
    Are you in the Chicago-land area? Check out LinkTr.ee/CCGpoker for weekend charity poker events with great tournaments and cash game action.

    Are you in the Houston, TX area? Check out LinkTr.ee/ParamountPoker for a members-only poker club with tournament action and cash games running 6 days a week.  Are you not a member? Mention The Overlay a poker podcast when you sign up to become a member and pay $0 for your initiation fee. 

    • 49 min
    Episode 52: Last outs & Last Longer

    Episode 52: Last outs & Last Longer

    Ever played in a tournament and the other players are talking about last out money? What is a Last Out? What is the difference between a Last Out and a Last Longer? Should I participate in the last out ~ last longer bet? What are the pros and cons of this particular prop bet.   The Overlay Podcast breaks down the #1 side bet in any poker tournament. 

    If you are enjoying our show please subscribe and leave us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts. If you are listing on Spotify please hit that follow button.  Wherever you listen to our podcast please share us with your friends or enemies (however you see fit) and we thank you for supporting our poker podcast.

    Have questions or suggestions for the show? Want Brandon to go over a hand you just played? Have a prop bet story for Ken? Send us a tweet or direct message on Twitter.

    Follow us on Twitter @theoverlaypod and check out our website at LinkTr.ee/theoverlaypod or search for and listen to The Overlay a poker podcast on all major podcast apps and platforms.

    A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:
    Are you in the Chicago-land area? Check out LinkTr.ee/CCGpoker for weekend charity poker events with great tournaments and cash game action.

    Are you in the Houston, TX area? Check out LinkTr.ee/ParamountPoker for a members-only poker club with tournament action and cash games running 6 days a week.  Are you not a member? Mention The Overlay a poker podcast when you sign up to become a member and pay $0 for your initiation fee. 

    • 38 min
    Episode 51: Tournament Players VS Cash Game Players

    Episode 51: Tournament Players VS Cash Game Players

    What is the difference between Cash Game Grinders and Tournament Players? How are the playing styles different? What are the players like? What is the mindset of each type of player, and how are they different? Are there similarities? Ken and Brandon cover what type of playing style they identify with and the troubles of being a multi-level poker player. 
    If you are enjoying our show please subscribe and leave us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts. If you are listing on Spotify please hit that follow button.  Wherever you listen to our podcast please share us with your friends or enemies (however you see fit) and we thank you for supporting our poker podcast.

    Have questions or suggestions for the show? Want Brandon to go over a hand you just played? Have a prop bet story for Ken? Send us a tweet or direct message on Twitter.

    Follow us on Twitter @theoverlaypod and check out our website at LinkTr.ee/theoverlaypod or search for and listen to The Overlay a poker podcast on all major podcast apps and platforms.

    A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:
    Are you in the Chicago-land area? Check out LinkTr.ee/CCGpoker for weekend charity poker events with great tournaments and cash game action.

    Are you in the Houston, TX area? Check out LinkTr.ee/ParamountPoker for a members-only poker club with tournament action and cash games running 6 days a week.  Are you not a member? Mention The Overlay a poker podcast when you sign up to become a member and pay $0 for your initiation fee. 

    • 30 min
    Episode 50: Pineapple Open Face Chinese Poker

    Episode 50: Pineapple Open Face Chinese Poker

    Welcome to Pineapple OFC, the version of Open Face Chinese Poker in which players make hands that are twice as big in half the rounds, where Fantasyland is not just possible but standard, and where you get a 14th chance at quads or a straight flush. ~from PokerNews.com
    If you are enjoying our show please subscribe and leave us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts. If you are listing on Spotify please hit that follow button.  Wherever you listen to our podcast please share us with your friends or enemies (however you see fit) and we thank you for supporting our poker podcast.

    Have questions or suggestions for the show? Want Brandon to go over a hand you just played? Have a prop bet story for Ken? Send us a tweet or direct message on Twitter.

    Follow us on Twitter @theoverlaypod and check out our website at LinkTr.ee/theoverlaypod or search for and listen to The Overlay a poker podcast on all major podcast apps and platforms.

    A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:
    Are you in the Chicago-land area? Check out LinkTr.ee/CCGpoker for weekend charity poker events with great tournaments and cash game action.

    Are you in the Houston, TX area? Check out LinkTr.ee/ParamountPoker for a members-only poker club with tournament action and cash games running 6 days a week.  Are you not a member? Mention The Overlay a poker podcast when you sign up to become a member and pay $0 for your initiation fee. 

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

Pokerjack33 ,

Best Poker Podcast

Brandon and Ken did a great job with their podcast. They make it educational for the beginner to the pro. Nice work boys!

PeterM2020$$$ ,

Always a good listen!

Best place to play poker in Chicago! This podcast has been my go to listen during the lockdown and still my favorite now that games are running again.

KlvnBrks ,

Dropping Knowledge

I would gladly pay for the wisdom these two are providing for free.

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