High Roller Crusher Fedor Holz joins the channel today, to discuss poker, business, and a variety of other topics. TIMESTAMPS (0:00) Introduction (0:20) Was Fedor’s retirement for real? How much poker High Roller Crusher Fedor Holz joins the channel today, to discuss poker, business, and a variety of other topics.
(0:20) Was Fedor’s retirement for real? How much poker is Fedor playing nowadays?
(3:30) The $300k Super High Roller Bowl blind structure
(4:39) Best approach/style to $300k SHRB and poker in general
(6:45) Doug shoots on Fedor’s tournament skills, Fedor loves live poker
(8:46) Heads-Up NLHE and using reads
(9:52) $10k Six-Max final table hand between Doug and Fedor, 558AT board
(12:40) Fedor relies on his intuition less than before, but still places importance on it
(14:30) Events worth playing for high stakes players… Fedor doesn’t enjoy Prague/Bahamas
(16:30) Doug and Fedor agree that Australia is a great poker location
(18:00) Difficult to be mad at any Australian plus great food and coffee – soft cash games too
(18:45) Doug once stayed three months in Australia – confirmed Dong Kim “always in Asia”
(20:14) Touring live poker events – the grind – Doug isn’t fond of Macau, but Fedor is
(21:50) Has Fedor achieved what he set out to in poker?
(25:50) Doug compares traditional chess to “Chess960” (Fischer Random Chess)
(28:09) Doug makes case for embracing new variants of poker going forward
(29:22) Open-Face Chinese Poker is a “puzzle” game, not a “poker” game
(30:00) Doug & Fedor agree that No Limit Hold’em will likely continue to dominate poker scene
(30:34) Fedor’s daily activities, bought a home in Vienna in late 2016
(32:33) PRIMED MIND discussion
(35:10) Fedor has spent 12 hours of each day of past 5 years on poker-related activities
(36:22) Doug talks about the competitive nature of today’s culture
(37:04) Fedor cites famous Mark Cuban quote, shoots on “Unicorn World” many people live in
(38:27) Doug has benefited from enjoying competitive activities