Pokercast 447 - Brains vs AI with Doug Polk, Aussie Millions recap & RIO Coach Paul Atwal
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - On this episode of the Pokercast: Terrence is back in Thailand after a stint at the Aussie millions and we’ve got news and strategy to catch you up on! First off Adam has been addicted to HSP reruns, Terrence has a fight scheduled and our podcast is shortlisted for an American Poker Award. In ICYMI: Aussie Millions has wrapped up, we recap the series and Terrence gives us a trip report. A handheld device-free tournament is proposed and more. Doug Polk joins us to give us an insider scoop of how the Brains vs. AI challenge has been going and whether or not computers have ruined poker for us yet. After a break we get Run It Once coach Paul Atwal back on the line and Adam and him break down some NLH strat including continuation betting, one on one coaching and what he’s learned reviewing subscribers play. After Paul we review Terrence’s Aussie Millions hands, a couple of Ross’ live hands and crack open the Mailbag to answer a few of your Voice and E mails!
Douglas Polk - another gamer turned poker player, is best known by his online of WCGRider. Doug began his career as a small and micro stakes Full Ring grinder for years before discovering his talent for shorthanded and Heads-Up play. He moved up the stakes to become one of the most profitable nosebleed players. He ascension to the top of the online ladder has been remarkable to watch and it now sees him fearlessly battle the best the game has to offer. Doug is an outspoken and sometimes controversial figure in the poker community with a confident but affable persona. Originally from California, he currently splits his time between his house in Las Vegas and his online relocation residences in Vancouver, Canada and Mexico. While not known for live or tournament play, he made a deep run in the Heads-up event at the 2012 WSOP. Learn more about Douglas Polk