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Scott Seiver: 'Really Bothers Me When People Love To Blame The Poker Community'

Poker Stories Is A New Audio Series That Features The Game's Best Players and Personalities

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Poker Stories is a new, long-form audio series that features casual interviews with some of the game’s best players and personalities. Each episode highlights a well-known member of the poker world and dives deep into their favorite tales both on and off the felt.

Scott SeiverScott Seiver is only 31 years old, but he’s already established himself as one of the top poker players of all time with $21.7 million in career live tournament earnings, which is currently good enough for sixth place. Seiver has five seven-figure scores on his resume, with his biggest being a runner-up finish in the $500k buy-in Super High Roller Bowl in 2015 for $5.1 million.

Seiver earned his World Series of Poker bracelet back in 2008, taking down a $5,000 no-limit hold’em event for $755,891. He is also a World Poker Tour winner, having taken down the WPT Championship in 2011 for $1.6 million.

Highlights from this interview include why Tokyo is a real city, Ivy League schools, betting on a butterfly stroke, offseason tournament destinations, the surprising importance of Bill Gazes and how to play pocket jacks.

You can check out the entirety of the audio interview in the video at the top of the page or download it directly to play on the go from iTunes or your favorite podcast app.

Catch up on past episodes featuring Matt Stout, Jesse Sylvia and Jason Koon. If you like what you hear, be sure to subscribe to get the latest episodes automatically when they are released.