PokerCast - Poker Radio for Advanced Listeners
Episode #10002 - May 3rd, 2016
All In or Knocked Out - Episode 2 "Seek Discipline and Find Your Liberty"
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios -
As Olivier and JC approach fight day, we take a look back the early days of their poker careers and exactly how they became the high-stakes pros they are today. Both men start feeling the physical and psychological strains of the training camp. Finally, JC drops a serious allegation, and tempers flare as things start to get personal.
Music is by Murphy Chops https://soundcloud.com/murphychops
Juan Carlos Alvarado is a Mexican born Poker Player and #1 on the Mexican live poker money list. He moved to Texas from Mexico at a young age with his family and pursued his passion for film in California as a young man. While in school, like millions of other college kids he caught the poker bug, but took the game more seriously than many others and started studying the game. JC has had a ton of impressive tournament scores such as a 2nd in the EPT Barcelone Super High Roller for nearly $1M and a 2nd in the $5K WPT World Poker Challenge for $366k. Aside from Poker, JC is very into MMA and achieving the maximum from mind and body, as you can hear in Episode 352 of the Pokercast. Learn more about JC Alvarado
Best known on the felt for his intense focus and relentless competitiveness, Olivier Busquet has been one of the most dominant poker players both online and in live tournaments over the past few years. He is a consistent winner specializing in high stakes heads-up Sit N Go tournaments. In 2009 he took down the Borgata Poker Open taking home $925,514 for his efforts. Learn more about Olivier Busquet