300 episodes

Longtime home game poker veterans Bruce Briggs and Robbie Strazynski come at you every other week with loads of great information, helpful tips, and enjoyable stories from the home game scene.

Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast Top Pair

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    • 4.5, 8 Ratings

Longtime home game poker veterans Bruce Briggs and Robbie Strazynski come at you every other week with loads of great information, helpful tips, and enjoyable stories from the home game scene.

    Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast Ep. #355: Tadas Peckaitis

    Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast Ep. #355: Tadas Peckaitis

    Bruce and Robbie welcome poker coach and strategist Tadas Peckaitis to the show. In his first-ever audio interview, Tadas shares how he discovered poker in Lithuania, got into the game, and eventually ended up coaching students. He also shares some great home game strategy tips.
    The hosts also discuss the slow restart of post-pandemic live poker on the home game front as well as in Las Vegas and other poker rooms around the world.
    BBO Poker Tables’ George Chao has a great Table Talk segment explaining how his company is developing new products that address the needs of players in poker rooms and home games in a post-COVID19 era where sanitization and cleanliness is essential.
    Finally, we’ve got a fun One Outer that truly illustrates how close home game poker friends can (or shouldn’t!) get to one another while playing online with Zoom.

    • 59 min
    Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast Ep. #354: When and How Will Live Poker Return?

    Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast Ep. #354: When and How Will Live Poker Return?

    Bruce and Robbie discuss when live poker home games are likely to return – it depends not only on the public data and statistics, but also on people’s personal comfort level. Plus, the back story of how Robbie finally got the opportunity to interview Doyle Brunson.
    Our hosts then get into a lengthy discussion about the planned return for live poker in Nevada, discussing the merits and pitfalls of four-handed play as well as when home poker game players might be ready to hit the tables again.
    Finally, Ben Ludlow ends off the show with another great One Outer with loads of laughs and a brand new array of MUST-HAVE online poker products.

    • 58 min
    Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast Ep. #353: Linda Johnson & Jan Fisher

    Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast Ep. #353: Linda Johnson & Jan Fisher

    Bruce and Robbie welcome back the very first guests to ever have appeared on the Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast, Jan Fisher and Linda Johnson. Jan and Linda are individuals who have practically been synonymous with the game of poker for decades now. Both of them are founding members of the TDA (Tournament Directors Association) and members of the inaugural class of the Women in Poker Hall of Fame, and Linda is also a WPT Honors recipient and member of the Poker Hall of Fame.
    Much home game poker talk ensues among the fab foursome, which we know you’ll love. Plus, Ben Ludlow ends off the show with another great One Outer.

    • 46 min
    Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast Ep. #352: More Online Poker Home Game Talk

    Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast Ep. #352: More Online Poker Home Game Talk

    Online poker home games continue to surge in popularity in the Coronavirus era. Bruce and Robbie speak with two home game poker hosts, Robert and Chad, to learn how they handle cash games, tech issues, funds tracking, and more, plus some interesting ideas – like a private “March Madness” style bracket competition for online poker home game aficionados.
    George Chao of BBO Poker Tables speaks about the importance of family bonding while playing board games (not just poker) and Ben Ludlow caps off the show with a One Outer showcasing a number of unique and interesting online poker products he’s developed that’ll surely give you a good chuckle.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast Ep. #351: Online Home Games

    Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast Ep. #351: Online Home Games

    With the poker world and world as a whole consumed by the Coronavirus pandemic, Bruce and Robbie tackle the topic of moving home games online. They speak to a home game host, Robert, about what the experience has been like to play in private online poker home games, settling up via money transfer apps after the fact.
    Robbie also shares his personal experiences playing in online home games with his regular group, including all the customization options, playing for play money, and using Zoom video meetings to replicate the fun atmosphere of camaraderie.
    George Chao of BBO Poker Tables joins us to talk about social distancing at the felt, and Ben Ludlow caps off the show with a One Outer talking about an unrecognizable Las Vegas and returning to the online poker grind.

    • 49 min
    Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast Ep. #350: Ashley Adams

    Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast Ep. #350: Ashley Adams

    Bruce and Robbie welcome popular veteran poker strategy author Ashley Adams to the show to talk about his new book Winning Poker in 30 Minutes a Day, published by D&B Poker. They discuss the book’s target audience, main messages, and Ashley’s goal of having written it, his third book on poker.
    Robbie’s home game recap includes an interesting situation regarding what to do in a declare game when having both a strong high and low hand and there’s also plenty of talk about the world’s “topic du jour” – all things Corona virus-related – and how that ought to affect home game poker (or not).
    George Chao of BBO Poker Tables brings a great segment to the show about the poker table shape and whether a racetrack and cup holders are preferred or not. Finally, we end off with a One Outer featuring a couple of great off-the-cuff remarks overheard at some of our latest home games.

    • 1 hr 8 min

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