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Episode 18 Featuring Isaac Haxton

by Andrew Brokos |  Published: Feb 06, '13


“Ike” Haxton, the newest member of PokerStars Team Online joins us for one of our most wide-ranging interviews, covering his lifelong love of games, his first job in a spring factory, his days as a limit hold ‘em grinder, his current life as a poker refugee, The Mathematics of Poker, and even a little poker strategy. For more Ike, follow ikepoker</a> on Twitter. You can follow Phil Ivey, sometimes, <a href="">PhilIvey.


0:01:33 Mailbag: “Cheating” dealers
0:16:39 Strategy: To race or not to race with AK early in a tournament
0:32:29 Interview: Isaac Haxton
1:16:47 Outro: Ghostwritten celebrity twitter accounts

Strategy Segment

Blinds 200/400/50. UTG raises to 1200, Hero calls AKs in middle position, another middle position player shoves 6K, original raiser reshoves for 25K, Hero has 44K behind and a bit of a decision…


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