Join us as we delve into the complex universe that is postflop poker and offer up practical and useful insights that can be taken by anyone and applied at the tables. Learn how to improve your game, change the way you think about hands and increase your confidence in your postflop decision making. Join Ben 'Gamb64' Hayles and co-hosts Mike 'Kickstart Poker' Turner and Merv Harvey on the first poker podcast dedicated to the subject of postflop poker strategy.
Postflop Poker Podcast - Episode 124 - Poker and The Future
1:27:28The final edition of the Postflop Poker Podcast features the return of former co-host Mike, a real PPP fan's favourite. In keeping with the final chapter of Ben's book Poker and Everything, this extra long show focuses on the future firstly of poker itself and secondly on everything else. Topics include nanobots, quantum computing, AI, genetic engineering, space travel, oh and poker as well! We wish our loyal listeners a hearty farewell and continued good luck at the tables. Bye for now!
Postflop Poker Podcasts - Episode 123 - Poker and Artificial Intelligence
1:03:53Merv comes equipped with a Mancunian phrasebook to help Ben feel at home following his repatriation to his homeland. This episode features a discussion on the role of artificial intelligence within the poker world, as well as a strat-chat hand (34:29) from our old friend Pluribus, which you can view on BBZ's video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_KwygVOPUyk.
Postflop Poker Podcast - Episode 122 - Poker and Evolution
1:05:44From the origins of poker to the future of the game, Ben and Merv journey through the past, present and future, musing on chapter 9 of Ben's book Poker and Everything. Wherever you are, whenever you are, you should check out the stratchat hand Merv played recently (26:26) featuring one of those devilishly wet flops 345 of hearts. Ben dislikes Merv's play, but is he right? How would you have played it?
Postflop Poker Podcast - Episode 121 - Poker and Politics
1:25:00Long-time patron of the show, lawyer and social democrat Armin Voss joins us from Germany for an interesting and entertaining discussion about poker and politics, inspired by chapter 8 of the free ebook Poker and Everything. He also brings a strat-chat hand (44:29) from a 5K tournament he played in Punta Cana, the Dominican Republic, after winning a seat through a Party Poker satellite. Our hero Armin is faced by the imposing villain Chris Hunichen.
Postflop Poker Podcast - Episode 120 - Poker and Gender
1:09:55A male-dominated crew discuss the male-dominated world of poker and search for the causes and solutions. There are two strat-chat hands (31:44) taken from the final table of Vanessa Kade's recent win in the Pokerstars 15th Anniversary of the Sunday Millions.
Postflop Poker Podcast - Episode 119 - Poker and TravelA recent lack of travel options seems to have sent our trusty duo into a dream-like state, as plans are formed for a 2025 PPP Poker Party Bus Tour. Merv celebrates another live win and after a discussion on chapter 6 of the free ebook Poker and Everything, the strat-chat hand (29:28) comes from the exotic location of Paradise Island, the Bahamas.
Postflop Poker Podcast - Episode 118 - Poker and Mental Health
1:00:27Merv returns after a 6-day trip reporting for pokernews.com on the 2021 Poker Palace Summer Championships. Thankfully, he's back in his rightful seat with fresh stories to tell. We talk about chapter 5 from Ben's ebook Poker and Everything, which handles the subject of mental health. The strat-chat hand (32:29) is a real cracker and it comes from the main event that Merv recently reported on. https://uk.pokernews.com/tours/poker-palace-summer-championships/2021-poker-palace-summer-championships/main-event/chips.304934.htm
Postflop Poker Podcast - Episode 117 - Poker and Emotional Control
57:58Triton Poker Tables are announced as our latest sponsors (please check out their website tritonpokertables.com) and we dive into chapter 4 of the ebook Poker and Everything, which is all about emotional control. The stratchat (25:43) features Phil Ivey, who is left seething with anger at the conclusion of the hand.
Postflop Poker Podcast - Episode 116 - Poker and Business
1:07:32Chapter 3 from the free ebook Poker and Everything is all about the transferable skills you can develop as a poker player or in working life. Ben even wears a shirt for the occasion. The dynamic duo discuss the new game format Flip & Gos and tackle a hand (37:49) from Postflop Volume 1 featuring a pair of unnamed queens on an Ace Ten Ten flop.
Postflop Poker Podcast - Episode 115 - Poker and Life Skills
57:12Merv and Ben return for a new year and announce the release of the audiobook version of Poker and Everything, available for free download at postfloppoker.com. We discuss a few themes from the second chapter, transferable skills developed at the poker table, which also help in everyday life. The stratchat hand (34:01) features a river decision, where amazingly the hero chooses not to raise with his straight flush! Was he right?