Pokercast Episode 113 - Mike Matusow, LuckyChewy & Ryan Firpo
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - The feature guest this week on the Two Plus Two Pokercast is poker pro and multiple WSOP bracelet winner Mike 'The Mouth' Matusow. Matusow joins Mike and Adam on the program to talk about several interesting topics including his book 'Check-Raising the Devil', how he helped Phil Hellmuth's game, the Ultimate Bet cheating scandal and even his police setup and arrest. Leggo Poker coach Andrew 'LuckyChewy' Lichtenberger provides a live strategy breakdown of the much talked about High Stakes Poker hand that recently aired between Tom 'Durrrr' Dwan and Phil Ivey. 'From Busto to Robusto' Producer and Directer Ryan Firpo is also featured on the program discussing episode two of the popular poker documentary series featuring the original 'ship it holla balla' Andrew Robl. Mike and Adam also discuss forum static, tournament news and give away the password for the March 21st Poker Stars VIP Club Invitational for Pokercast listeners. Discuss this Pokercast on the 2+2 Forums
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Mike 'The Mouth' Matusow is a American born professional poker player. Know for his entertaining TV appearances and his constant table chatter. The Mouth is considered one of the best, if not the best, needlers of all time while at the table. His ability to get under opponents skin and cause other players to 'blow up' is legendary. Dwarfed only by his own bad habit of dusting off his tournament chips, now known as the 'Mike Matusow Blow-Up'. Mike has three World Series of Poker bracelets: 1999 - $3,500 No Limit Hold 'em. 2002 - $5,000 Omaha Hi-Low Split 8 or Better. 2008 - $5,000 No Limit 2-7 Draw w/Rebuys Learn more about Mike Matusow
Andrew Lichtenberger is a professional poker player and poker coach from East Northport, NY. Known by his online name “luckychewy,” Andrew began playing on PartyPoker at age 18. Once a self-described “break even” player, Andrew worked diligently on his game with the help of friends that includes the likes of “aejones”, “jimmie23”, “gp333” and “anksy”. He also spent considerable time in the 2+2 poker forums.
Andrew currently focuses on $25/$50 6-max and heads-up games but has recently added live tournament play to his repertoire. In 2009, Lictenberger finished 18th in the 2009 WSOP Main Event, 2nd in the $5000 No Limit Shootout, and won the 2010 WSOP Circuit event at Caesar’s Palace. In a few short years Andrew’s live tournament earnings have exceeded $6 million.
LuckyChewy has a new book out called "Yoga of Poker". Learn more about Andrew Lichtenberger