All In or Knocked Out - Episode 3 "Arriving in Vegas"
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - It’s 24 hours until fight time. The bets have start pouring in from the poker community and are coming in nearly equally on both sides. One fighter starts to see the fight as “50/50”, while the other thinks he’s a big favourite. The coaches from both sides have arrived in Las Vegas and are feeling good about their fighters — so good that it’s almost implausible. We check in with both fighters to see how they are doing mentally and physically. Both men are going into the fight confident, but both acknowledge the potential to lose. Is this fight about the process, or the result?
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