Pokercast 435 - Jason Strasser, €1M One Drop Trip Report & Strategy with Chris Kruk
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - On this episode of the Pokercast: We get a trip report from the most exclusive tournament of the year, the 1M Euro One Drop. To begin Adam and Terrence shout out to British TV and we get into the news. We kick off the news with Jason Strasser, Jason was formerly a high stakes online pro and he made the transition to the financial world at the right time. He has had success in the numbers game and joins us to talk about being invited to the 1M Euro businessman one drop, playing in Monte Carlo, the transition out of poker, stories and advice from the financial world. Other stories in the news this week include Phil Ivey’s edge sorting case settled in court, a new poker variant “protection poker”, a new Dan Bilzerian prop bet and more. We are then joined by Run It Once coach Chris Kruk to talk about a couple of No Limit hands, and Adam has a couple of hands of his own. We wrap up the show with some mail including a new omaha variant, dealer tipping etiquette and more!
Jason Strasser is an American poker player and hedge fund manager. Jason grew up in Oklahoma City and attended Duke University. Jason picked up poker in university and quickly realized he had an affinity for the game, he rose to high stakes stardom not long afterwards. Jason was already successful from poker but he decided that he would give his university major a shot as well and got into the financial world, he found success there as well and had premonitions of playing poker again but UIGEA and black friday stifled any plans of re joining the online tables. Jason now operates a hedge fund and plays poker for fun, but still at high stakes. He joins us in episode 345 to talk about playing the 1M Euro One Drop event in Monte Carlo. Learn more about Jason Strasser