Ep 249 – Maria Ho

Poker legend Maria Ho joins RecPoker to talk about her worlds of playing poker, commentating poker, and doing reality TV. Maria shares a bit about growing up in a conservative Chinese family and how that impacted college and how she approached getting into poker.

RecPoker is a vibrant and encouraging poker learning community. We are committed to learning the game, but our priority is building healthy relationships where we can not only grow in the game, but grow in our enjoyment of life. The membership website at rec.poker is awesome, but it’s just a tool to help us build that community. You can join for FREE, giving you access to the groups, forums, and other member benefits. If you want to enjoy the premium content, or become part of the RECing Crew, those options are available and you can get $10 off your first payment using the code RECPOKER.

You might also like...

REC Room – Jim, Yamel and PT4

Once a month a Premium member goes one-on-one with a member of the RECing Crew to break down a hand, talk strategy, or discuss how to otherwise get the most out of their poker experience! This month, Yamel wanted to talk to Jim about PokerTracker4 – so we made it happen! Email jim@rec.poker if there’s a member of the RECing Crew that YOU’D like to connect with, and we’ll try to match you up!

Responses

  1. I just finished listening to the podcast. Always great to listen to Maria Ho!!! During the shout outs to the winners of the nightly bond game you talked about one of my best friends, “dandresg” Daniel Andres. He moved to my neighborhood in 2009 and sought me out immediately because he heard I ran the neighborhood monthly poker game. He pretty new to the game but we quickly became great friends. I’ve taught him everything I know and he has won the nightly series 4 times now which 4 times more than I’ve won it!!! About the “g” at the end of his pokerstars name, that stands for Gomez which is his wife last night. They are from Argentina and have lived in several different countries. Recently he relocated to Indianapolis and I miss him them in the neighborhood!! He continues to play in the pokerstars home game I’ve been running (every two weeks) until I feel it’s safe enough to go live. But he’s done so well in the nightly series I have to believe I’m a better coach than player. We’re doing our weekly poker talk tonight and we’ll join the home game after. Take care!!

    1. Thanks so much… was really fun. Love learning about the different names… heads up @PokerGeekMN @Jim @yamel – Dan Andres G – now we get it! I love hearing the back story and maybe you taught him too well! Love that you guys have a weekly poker talk; that is so awesome. Thanks for building the community and expanding our knowledge of the people that are in it!

Next Event

PLAY: Daily Hold ‘Em Home Game

Hooray!