Poker Faces in the Crowd

Scott Adams [Scott’s life-changing accident, his WSOP Circuit Event win, and his plans for the future]

Jay Anderson [health, the mental challenges of poker and ulcerative colitis, adjusting to life post-surgery]

Jean-Serge Baril [living a nomadic lifestyle, the appeal of Dawson City, his writing and meditation goals, the world’s craziest poker games]

Simkha Blank [travel, live reporting, PLO, health, and Simkha’s memoir Volatile]

Ashly Butler [what it means to be a professional poker player, how to conduct yourself at the table, late-night PLO with Russell Westbrook, game theory optimal kickball strategy]

Chris Canan [balancing life as a Superfan with tournament poker, the best way to insult Tampa Bay Bucs fans, and Super Bowl LII predictions]

Chase Haydel [Chase’s historic New Orleans family, Poker Gras, and the future of New Orleans poker]

Brandon Daigle [dealing, Brandon’s favorite tipping stories, and his plans for the future]

Don Ding [downswings, strategies for managing variance, video games, and limping suited aces under the gun]

Sanket Desai [travel, pizza delivery, playing within your range, and battling Sacramento Kings guard Seth Curry]

Jerry and Prissy Giroir [highlights from the 2017 WSOP, the story of how they met, and Jerry’s experience playing the Main Event]

Joshua Griffith and Sam Golbluff [live and online opening ranges in limit hold ’em, what poker teaches, beating Phil Ivey with six-deuce offsuit]

Darrell Guillory [life as a dealer, the importance of faith, winning a championship with the Big Easy Ballers]

Hei "Sol Reader" [transitioning to live poker, making exploitative adjustments, the aesthetics of fashion, living a polyamorous lifestyle, the LGBTQ community]

Chad Holloway [Chad’s new role in poker media, the piece he’s proudest of penning, the highlights and lowlights of law school, bike theft in New Orleans]

Rob Harwell [growing up in Georgia, recovering from a spinal injury, Will “Monkey” Souther, Harwell’s deep run in the 2016 WSOP Main Event]

Captain Ron Hope [fishing, The Power of P, and Captain Ron’s indefatigable approach to poker]

Anderson Ireland [addiction, life as a tour manager, transitioning to pot-limit Omaha, winning a WSOP bracelet]

Matthew Janda [poker theory, No-Limit Hold 'em for Advanced Players, life in medical school]

Kayeen Ellis-Kemp [chess, the importance of family and friends, the best places to play mid-stakes live poker in the U.S., rap]

Sia Layta [gender dynamics in poker, the process of writing Black Widow Poker, and Sia’s plans for the future]

Jenn Lien [weekends at the Borgata, life as a female grinder, bumping into Annette Obrestad, balancing work with poker]

Bruce Little [Bruce’s prestigious military career, approaches to crime fighting, the WSOP Main Event]

Tim Louie [life as a floorman, taking the LSATs, the 2015 film Mississippi Grind, and highlights from the 2016 World Series of Poker]

Daniel Jones [mindfulness, Super Mario Kart, Dostoevsky, why you probably shouldn’t go to law school.

Mason Malmuth [gambling, Mason's favorite Two Plus Books, meeting his wife, why jokes are funny, the future of poker, Shakespeare]

Joe Meteye [what it takes to become a Master Sommelier, friendships forged around the poker table, the best places to eat and drink in New Orleans]

Captain Peace Marvel [hunting and fishing, self-sabotage and self-help, bad beat stories]

James McManus [The Education of a Poker Player, James Joyce, growing up Catholic in the 1950s and 60s, sex, Chicago sports, the future of poker in the U.S]

Kenny Milam [Milam’s hopes for Donald Trump, politics at the poker table, how Kenny earned the nickname “Mega Master,” serving in Vietnam, kissing Miss Universe]

Molly Mossey [the perks and perils of live reporting]

Katie Pansano [writing, growing up poor in New Orleans, tournament poker]

Pierpaolo Papadia [life in Rome, transitioning to live games, the program at ChoiceCenter, getting slowrolled]

Wild Bill Phillips [The World Series of Poker, preying on weak opponents, Monkey’s Minions, bluffing balloon-wearing buffoons]

Ben Raven [Ben’s path into poker, the challenge of integrating poker with psychotherapy, and why most PGCs fail]

Jeff and Morgan Sager [transitioning to live poker, being a woman in the poker room, the future of the New Orleans Saints, choosing a fulfilling career]

Sindy Scalfi [music, stage performance, animal rights, the psychology of poker, the South, and finding purpose in life]

Tara Snow [growing up as a tomboy, transitioning to tournament poker, managing life with MS]

Brian Space [the challenges of playing for a living, the future of live poker, the Space Project, theoretical chemistry]

Robbie Strazynski [Robbie’s transition to self-employment, his favorite CardPlayer Lifestyle interviews, the differences between living in Israel and the United States, the 2017  World Series of Poker]

James Sweeney [what coaching teaches; balancing poker, business, and family; Solve for Why Academy; and the future of poker instruction]

Doug Whittaker [road gambling, playing with Paul “Eskimo” Clark, mud engineering, and how poker has changed in the last thirty years]

Walt "squid face" [blackjack, life as a road gambler, bobsledding, and playing poker professionally]

Brian Williams [growing up in Los Angeles, nursing’s appeal, poker wit and wisdom, what it means to be a man, whiteness, unconventional career paths]