If you dream of one day making it to the poker big leagues – aka – competing alongside the biggest names at the World Series of Poker (WSOP), you need to eat, sleep and breathe the game. Becoming the best means putting in the groundwork and absorbing every bit of information that you can. Fortunately, we live in a world of fantastic podcasts, which are chock full of priceless information for all you poker lovers. Here are five of the best to check out in 2019…
1 – The Red Chip Poker Podcast
For killer strategy and tips and informative interviews with the industry’s biggest and most exciting names – this is the podcast for you. New episodes are broadcast weekly and it’s a real winner for everyone from beginners to highly-experienced players. The podcast features regular insight from professional poker coaches, covering various formats, games and limits. Plus, it covers both online poker and live tournaments.
2 – The Thinking Poker Podcast
This weekly podcast is one of the most respected out there. Hosted by the highly entertaining and knowledgeable, Andrew Brokos and Nate Meyvis, the podcast features poker news, strategy, lifestyle content and exclusive interviews with leading poker players. If you want to understand what being a pro poker player is really like, the behind-the-scenes details featured will gift you that knowledge. Also, when it comes to explaining strategy, these guys have a unique knack of describing it in a way that ensures it really sinks in.
3 –Poker on the Mind Podcast
Poker on the Mind is for those keen on strengthening their poker mindset. In their bi-monthly episodes, the hosts focus on improving your game in live tournaments, via interviews and features on poker play. Alternatively, check out The Mental Game Podcast with poker coach, Jared Tendler. Tendler focuses on helping his listeners to improve their critical thinking and decision-making, via hand analysis, poker strategies and fascinating interviews with the likes of Daniel Negreanu and Phil Hellmuth.
4 – The Poker Life Podcast
Here’s one for those looking to gain insight into the lives of poker’s biggest names. Hosted by Joey Ingram, a player himself, the podcast features interviews with the game’s biggest superstars, including Doug Polk, Fedor Holz and Jason Koon. Covering both live and online poker, listeners are offered a glimpse into different aspects of the lives of skilled poker players, including how they got started, tournament preparation, and daily routines. This is your chance to learn from the very best!
5 – Jonathan Little – Weekly Poker Hand
If you know poker, you’ll know Jonathan Little, and in his Weekly Poker Hand podcast, he guides you through one poker hand per week in great detail. This is your chance to learn from a Top-100 player, thus boosting your EV judgement and strategy knowledge. As well as being a successful player, Jonathan is a published author and coach – check out his website for more invaluable information to help you supercharge your game.