Pokercast 444 - Biggest Winners/Losers of 2016, Matthew Weiner & RIO Coach Jeremy Menard
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - On this episode of the Pokercast: The gang is back together after the holidays and we’ve got a ton of stuff to catch you up on! First off Terrence and Ross had Christmas in the heat while Adams was in the snow, we recap our holidays as well as talk about Terrence being called out on twitter to fight and Adam’s weight loss bet. We are joined first today by Matthew Weiner, Matthew is a former poker pro who picked up that he was able to make money at the game while deployed in Afghanistan. He now runs a successful online business and a new partner of the Pokercast, VapeWild! We talk to him about stories of high stakes games that happened in a war zone and the transition from poker to business. In the news, this week we’ve got the biggest winners and losers online in 2016, Fedor Holz does NOT win the player of the year title, PPC Poker Tour robs a tournament purse and more. Our second guest of the day is Jeremy Menard, Jeremy is a tournament pro and coach at Run It Once, he joins us to talk about how tournament players have gotten tougher and how they are doing so, and some in depth strategies on stepping up your tournament skills, including reviewing your play. Adam includes a classic Degen Story from years ago plus we’ve also got some epic 140 or less, voicemails and e-mails to answer!
Terrence Chan is professional poker player from Vancouver, Canada. Terrence is a former Pokerstars employee. Chan left Pokerstars to pursue the game full-time.
Terrence is perhaps best know for his impressive performance in the 2009 Pokerstars SCOOOP series where he won two limit hold’em events simultaneously – the $500 medium buy in and the $5000 high buy in.
Other career highlights include 15 WSOP cashes (primarily in limit), including two 2010 limit final tables. Chan’s poker resume is rounded out by cashes on the WPT an APPT title as well as an assortment of deep runs in other international and local tournaments.
Terrence’s live cashes exceed $800,000 in addition to his impressive online resume.
Currently Chan can be found playing online at Pokerstars under the screenname “unassigned,” and posts on 2+2 under the handle “tchan.” Learn more about Terrence Chan