Pokercast 456 - David Sklansky & Absolute Poker Refunds with Rich Muny
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - This week on the Pokercast: Legendary eccentric poker author David Sklansky (and his parrot) joins us on the show once again! To begin, United airlines victim David Dao has $260k in cashes? Eating insects, playoff season and MORE weight loss bets. In the news: DOJ announces Absolute Poker reimbursements and Rich Muny of the Poker Players Alliance gives us the details. Updated version of Libratus heads east to destroy more humans, WPT Tournament of Champions and Pokerstars Championship Macau main event. David Sklansky then joins us from his home in Nevada to talk about mental game coaches in poker, game theory, his new book “Poker & More, Unique Ideas & Concepts” and more. We’ve also got some mail including a strategy question and Pokercast guest power ratings. Plus some great tweets in 140 or Less and Adam’s got a favourite thing before we wrap it up.
David Sklansky, born 1947, is a professional poker, theorist, and author from Teaneck, NJ. He is considered a top authority on poker and gambling theory, having published over twelve books and countless articles on the subject including the foundational Theory of Poker. David attended the University of Pennsylvania before leaving to become an actuary, a profession he later left to gamble professionally.
David has 3 WSOP bracelets and 23 WSOP cashes. He has also won the invitational WPT event “Poker By The Book”, overcoming a table stacked with Phil Hellmuth Jr, Mike Caro, T.J. Cloutier, Mike Sexton and Doyle Bruson.
His latest book Ducy?, part biography and part guide to “life strategy” was published in 2010 to critical acclaim. Learn more about David Sklansky