Captain Merv leads us from his menagerie through an episode dedicated to the theme of strong draws. The team cover off 3 hands of stratchat and Mike warns us all of the dangers of canine lingerie larceny.Read More
The Postflop Poker Podcast
Join host Merv Harvey and resident pros Ben 'Gamb64' Hayles and Mike 'ManiacMike2' Turner on the first poker podcast dedicated to the subject of postflop poker strategy.
Our show is aimed at the serious recreational player. and inspired by Ben's books Postflop Vols 1 & 2. We analyse at least 1 hand in depth on each show and encourage you to get involved in the comments section or via twitter.
So what are you waiting for? Have a listen and get involved. We even welcome you to submit your own hands for review!
Weeks ago Shurane Vijayaram took down the Aussie Millions for a cool 1.6m AUD. In a very special Episode 30, Shurane takes us through his remarkable poker journey from a $130 satellite to the spectacular and much discussed final hand of the tournament. Extremely likeable, refreshingly open, humble, flawed, yet brilliant, Shurane offers raw insights into playing big events. The stratchat consists of 2 final table hands that will blow your mind...Read More
Captain Harvey hands out his first Merv Medal, as the new triumvirate discuss the weakest of all flops. As usual, they traverse plenty of terrain, from phallic snow sculptures to the UK venues for the infamous "Battyman Challenge". 3 hands are discussed, including a live hand between Raul Mestre and Vicky Coren and Merv lays down plans for a special Episode 30 next month.Read More
Australian Captain Harvey is aboard the ship as a new triumvirate is formed. Tune in to find out whether he's able to tame the 2 authors, who did not make it easy for "Big Merv" with an early cry of "sack the captain". There's discussion over the future of poker in Australia, 3 hands of stratchat and just a smithering of cricket (that's an insect, yes, Mike).Read More
Join us for the final skipperless episode as the duo prepare for a future under the command of a new Captain, Merv. This episode features a hand in which Mike takes great pleasure in taking some of Ben's chips in a classic pre-podcast homegame hand. There's also analysis from a famous live hand, as well as a cash hand.Read More
Seasons greetings from the PPP team. The 2 authors join forces again to discuss another missed flop type. After a slightly wayward episode, we're back on form! Mike reverts to his natural accent and apart from being outkicked by a scorpion, Ben manages to keep everything nicely under control. Merry Christmas everyone, have a Quayle of a time!Read More
Splash! Mutiny! Tune in for more of Turner & Hayles, as the skipperless duo deliver one of the most ridiculous shows in PPP history. These two are showing signs of getting out of control with no-one steering the ship...but is unshackling them a good thing? Decide for yourself...Read More
Hurricane Hayles and Typhoon Turner aka Captain Cavity are the lowest pair you could imagine for navigating the stormy waters of flopping bottom pair. If you want to find out what has happened to Captain Quayle, tune in and uncover the mystery of our missing master. Has he walked the plank? Is there a man overboard? Am I overdoing the pelagic puns and the maritime mockery...?Read More
Join the crew once again to learn about some expansive play with middle pair and indeed Ben's own expanding middle (Twitter pictures for the brave of heart). Captain Quayle labels "Maniac" Mike Turner a "psychopath" and after coining the slightly paradoxical phrase "value check", Mike reveals a deep dark secret of his own...#mancrushRead More
In this milestone episode, the big 2 0, we discuss the hand that is sure to bust more people than an 80’s cop movie. We are of course talking about flopping top pair top kicker - or TPTK as the young internet kids like to say these days.Read More
In this episode we talk flopping top pair on a paired board. We change things up a bit as we review a cash game hand as part of our #stratchat. As always lots of talking points for Ben, Mike & Scott to discuss.Read More
We are joined by our new regular host Mike "ManiacMike2" Turner to discuss how to play the very tricky and always challenging flop of bottom 2 pair. We look at two hands in detail, the first from the small blind and the second a heads up hand in position.Read More
We are back! Finally...
It's been a while, but we dust off the microphones to tackle flopping top 2 pair. We are joined by Steve Barton, host of the Heads Up Poker Podcast and delve deep into a couple of interesting hands.Read More
We are joined by Richard's special guest Dr Tricia Cardner and talk the mental game for part-time and recreational players. We also run through two hands where we flop trips on board, that seem straight forward at first but on review are somewhat complex!Read More
Today's lesson is all about the number '3' as we talk flopping trips! The 3 amigos (or perhaps the 3 stooges) are back together as Richard joins us for this episode and we run through a couple of very different hands with plenty of talking points.Read More
Richard is MIA so it's time for Scott to step up and talk strategy with Ben. We cover two hands where we flop a straight. The first is extremely deep stacked, which affects the optimal line, and the second presents a river decision that may be controversial!Read More