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55 minutes | Aug 30, 2022
The Grid 068 ft. Matt Matros – Ace-Nine Offsuit.
Matt Matros, three-time WSOP bracelet winner and three-time author enters the GRID to discuss a fascinating hand with ace-nine offsuit, also featured in his new book, The Poker Brain: Improving Your Process Through Optimal and Exploitive Thinking. Matt opened the hijack, deep in the money of an online bracelet event, and was called by poker pro... The post The Grid 068 ft. Matt Matros – Ace-Nine Offsuit. appeared first on The Poker Grid.
27 minutes | Aug 8, 2022
The Grid 067 ft. Yosha Iglesias – Ace-King Offsuit.
Yosha Iglesias, a poker player, chess master and coach, enters the GRID to talk about a long-awaited hand to be clicked off the GRID: Ace-King offsuit. She throws us back to the boom days of poker in France, where she found herself as a chipleader in an MTT at her college bar. In a dramatic three-bet... The post The Grid 067 ft. Yosha Iglesias – Ace-King Offsuit. appeared first on The Poker Grid.
51 minutes | Jul 14, 2022
The Grid 066.6 Bonus Episode ft. Seth Stephens-Davidowitz
In a bonus episode of the GRID, Jennifer brings in her friend, best-selling author Seth Stephens-Davidowitz to talk about his new book, “Don’t Trust Your Gut: Using Data To get What You Really Want in Life.”. Seth is also the author of “Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us... The post The Grid 066.6 Bonus Episode ft. Seth Stephens-Davidowitz appeared first on The Poker Grid.
41 minutes | Jun 24, 2022
The Grid 066.5 ft. Angela Jordison – Ace-Eight Suited.
Angela Jordison enters the GRID, to discuss a sizzling hand she played against World Champion Greg “Fossilman” Raymer at the 2021 WSOP Senior’s Event.Angela raised in early position with ace-eight suited, and called a three-bet from Raymer on the button. When the flop came out beautifully, three-eight-ace with two clubs, Jordison check raised. They saw... The post The Grid 066.5 ft. Angela Jordison – Ace-Eight Suited. appeared first on The Poker Grid.
42 minutes | Jun 13, 2022
The Grid 066 ft. TommyAngelo – Ace-Three Suited.
Poker coach, player, and renowned author on mindset and strategy Tommy Angelo enters the GRID to talk about a thrilling—and then not so thrilling—hand with ace-three suited. This hand throws back all the way to 1995, to a riverboat game on the Mississippi in Saint Louis, where Tommy found himself in a multi-way hand with... The post The Grid 066 ft. TommyAngelo – Ace-Three Suited. appeared first on The Poker Grid.
57 minutes | May 4, 2022
The Grid 065 ft. Katie Stone – Pocket-Fours
Jennifer welcomes her longtime friend to the GRID, professional poker player and commentator Katie Stone. Katie brings a hand she played at a heads up charity challenge hosted by Solve For Why, a Vegas based poker training academy founded by Matt Berkey. Katie had already won matches against Hearthstone streamer Hafu and poker pro Kitty Kuo... The post The Grid 065 ft. Katie Stone – Pocket-Fours appeared first on The Poker Grid.
41 minutes | Apr 12, 2022
The Grid 064 ft. Mike Shaw – King-Seven Offsuit
The multi-faceted Philly poker pro, Mike Shaw enters the GRID. The rock star, restaurant manager and mixed game proponent brings a hand from the very first live poker tournament he played, in 2004. He held King-Seven offsuit in a pivotal moment heads-up at the Binion’s Casino in Las Vegas. Though it wasn’t the World Series... The post The Grid 064 ft. Mike Shaw – King-Seven Offsuit appeared first on The Poker Grid.
37 minutes | Mar 12, 2022
The Grid 063.5 Bonus Episode ft. Jennifer on the Poker Side of Chess Queens
Jennifer records a special solo episode of the GRID, where she takes readers through the poker highlights of her new book, Chess Queens: The True Story of a Chess Champion and the Greatest Female Players of All Time. She also reads out loud segments on jealousy, sexualization and the popularity of games. In the original book that Chess... The post The Grid 063.5 Bonus Episode ft. Jennifer on the Poker Side of Chess Queens appeared first on The Poker Grid.
59 minutes | Feb 28, 2022
The Grid 063 ft. Olivier Busquet – King Jack Suited
Jennifer welcomes legendary cash game pro Olivier Busquet to the GRID. He’s a two-time European Poker Tour champion, a WPT Champion, and has over nine million dollars in live earnings. Most known for his longevity in online cash and heads-up games, Olivier brings a throwback hand to the GRID. He had King-Jack suited in a... The post The Grid 063 ft. Olivier Busquet – King Jack Suited appeared first on The Poker Grid.
45 minutes | Feb 20, 2022
The Grid 062 ft. Keith Becker – King-Ten Offsuit
Jennifer Shahade welcomes fellow PokerStars Ambassador Keith “Accidental Grenade” Becker to the GRID. Keith, who also goes by whoopsboom brings a hand from the PokerStars PA Winter Series, where he captured an event win in the final stretch. In his GRID moment, Keith had king-ten offsuit, with no heart. In an iconic spot about 45... The post The Grid 062 ft. Keith Becker – King-Ten Offsuit appeared first on The Poker Grid.
39 minutes | Jan 22, 2022
The Grid 061.5 Bonus Episode ft. Ella Papanek
This bonus episode of the GRID offers a fascinating discussion between Jen Shahade and quant sports trader & US Chess expert Ella Papanek. A recent graduate of Harvard University, Ella works at the Susquehana International Group (SIG), a global quantitative trading firm in the Philly area. Her interests span from chess to poker to sports, and of course-... The post The Grid 061.5 Bonus Episode ft. Ella Papanek appeared first on The Poker Grid.
45 minutes | Jan 10, 2022
The Grid 061 ft. Amanda Botfeld – King Jack Offsuit
Jennifer welcomes Amanda Botfeld, author of “A Girls Guide to Poker” to the GRID. Amanda discusses a hand from the tag team event at the World Series of Poker, where she paired up with the man who taught her poker 15 years earlier: her dad. The heart-warming duo came in third place, cashing for 50K... The post The Grid 061 ft. Amanda Botfeld – King Jack Offsuit appeared first on The Poker Grid.
30 minutes | Dec 30, 2021
The Grid 060.5 Bonus Episode ft. Rusudan Goletiani
In a bonus holiday episode of the GRID, Jennifer introduces listeners to International Master Rusudan Goletiani. Goletiani is a three-time World Youth Champion, a two-time Olympic medalist and a former US Women’s Champion- she took Jennifer’s title in 2005. In 1992, Rusa fled her region of Georgia, Abkhazia, due to war. She explains the... The post The Grid 060.5 Bonus Episode ft. Rusudan Goletiani appeared first on The Poker Grid.
54 minutes | Dec 21, 2021
The Grid 060 ft. DGAF – Nine-Seven Offsuit
Jennifer welcomes a very special guest to the GRID, a prolific podcast host who captures the voice of a peripatetic cash game pro: DGAF. DGAF, as he calls himself, is the creator of epic “Sessions” podcast, with over 700 episodes, and the founder of Poker Rags. DGAF brings the hand that hooked him on No Limit Hold Em... The post The Grid 060 ft. DGAF – Nine-Seven Offsuit appeared first on The Poker Grid.
56 minutes | Nov 10, 2021
The Grid 059 ft. Dara O’Kearney – King-Six Suited
The GRID is back just in time for the Main Event bubble, and an appropriately timed interview with Dara O’Kearney, professional poker player and three-time author, most recently of Endgame Poker Strategy: The ICM Book. Dara tells Jennifer about a hand from a decade ago at a tournament in Dublin which was modeled after the WSOP Main.... The post The Grid 059 ft. Dara O’Kearney – King-Six Suited appeared first on The Poker Grid.
42 minutes | Sep 29, 2021
The Grid 058.5 ft. Qiyu “Nemo” Zhou-King-Ten Suited
Jennifer Shahade welcomes Qiyu “Nemo” Zhou to the GRID. Nemo is a former World Youth Chess Champion, a streamer at twitch.tv/akanemsko and a professional e-sports player at Counter Logic Gaming. Since turning 21 in January, she has been sprinkling more and more poker into her main menu of chess and league of legends. She even won a... The post The Grid 058.5 ft. Qiyu “Nemo” Zhou-King-Ten Suited appeared first on The Poker Grid.
60 minutes | Sep 9, 2021
The Grid 058 ft. Jordan Ellenberg – Five-Deuce Offsuit
The GRID welcomes best-selling author, mathematician and professor Jordan Ellenberg, author of the new book, Shape: The Hidden Geometry of Information, Biology, Strategy, Democracy and Everything Else. He is also the best-selling author of How Not to Be Wrong, a Math Olympian and a professor of mathematics at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Though Jordan is... The post The Grid 058 ft. Jordan Ellenberg – Five-Deuce Offsuit appeared first on The Poker Grid.
41 minutes | Aug 24, 2021
The Grid 057.5 Bonus Episode ft. Isabelle Choko
In a special bonus episode of The Grid, we welcome one of our most extraordinary guests ever: Holocaust Survivor, author and 1956 French Women’s Chess champion, Isabelle Choko. Born on September 18, 1928 in Lodz, Poland, Isabelle Choko was two weeks away from her 11th birthday when Nazi Germany invaded Poland on September 1, 1939. Isabelle... The post The Grid 057.5 Bonus Episode ft. Isabelle Choko appeared first on The Poker Grid.
54 minutes | Jul 12, 2021
The Grid 057 ft. Jonathan Corbblah – Nine-Five Suited
Jennifer brings longtime friend, a master of many games, Jonathan Corbblah on to the GRID. He talks about a dramatic hand with nine-five suited in a private game at the Hamptons, where his new opponent confused him to the very last moments of the hand. Jonathan speaks about how his psychological approach helps him in every... The post The Grid 057 ft. Jonathan Corbblah – Nine-Five Suited appeared first on The Poker Grid.
48 minutes | Jun 12, 2021
The Grid 056 ft. Shirin Oskooi – Five-Six Suited
Jennifer welcomes poker player, survivor all star and tech executive Shirin Oskooi to the GRID. Shirin brings us five-six suited, a combo she loves both for its chameleon-like preflop qualities, and a pivotal hand she played at the Wynn when she was new to poker. She held 56 of diamonds in the big blind and... The post The Grid 056 ft. Shirin Oskooi – Five-Six Suited appeared first on The Poker Grid.
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