For the 100th episode of the DAT Poker Podcast, hosts Adam Schwartz, Terrence Chan, and Daniel Negreanu, on the side of Producer Ross, were joined by a utterly different guest – one Mr. Phil Ivey!
The Global Poker Award-nominated podcast had long teased that they hoped to luxuriate in Ivey for episode No. 100, and as a result of Negreanu’s longtime friendship with the 10-time bracelet winner, they were ready to originate it happen.
Ivey, who has confirmed one of the most more tough interview “will get” in the industry, chatted with the trio for practically about an hour.
“I gorgeous must initiate off by saying it wasn’t very complicated to accept me on the calm, all Daniel had to attain used to be message me,” Ivey quipped on the tip of the calm. He then explained comparatively about his day-to-day life, which he described as “reasonably tiresome” earlier than saying that he’s been working on himself, spending time with family, golfing, meditating, and yoga. He also talked about he’s angry poker is returning and “getting back available in the market all all over again.”
“I on no account even gave it a thought of being scary or intimidating or the leisure enjoy that.”
Due to the the pandemic, Ivey hasn’t been ready to shuttle, so it has been more than a year since he’s been ready to accept over to Macau. He proceeded to portion some tiny print on these almost about-legendary games, his early days grinding in Atlantic City, and why poker is now no longer the No.1 precedence in his life anymore.
When asked whether or no longer his intimidating image used to be one thing he cultivated, Ivey responded:
“I on no account even gave it a thought of being scary or intimidating or the leisure enjoy that. Participants lisp me this, and I’m enjoy, ‘Whoa, wait a 2nd, basically?’ After I first heard it I’m enjoy, ‘Surely?’ However then after I watch at myself on TV, I’m enjoy okay, I can more or much less ogle it now, I’m reasonably intense.”
There used to be also a “Reality or “Fiction” phase in which Ivey both confirmed, denied or provided no narrate on diverse metropolis legends surrounding him.
Listed below are some utterly different topics talked about over the direction of the episode:
- Ivey’s solutions on the World Series of Poker (WSOP)
- How he thinks he’d attain battling Phil Hellmuth
- Searching back on the 2009 WSOP Predominant Tournament closing desk
- His relationship with Chip Reese
- Slapping Daniel Negreanu in the face
- Ivey’s money management skills
- Mike Sexton and golf tales towards Michael Jordan
- Ivey’s solutions on cryptocurrency
Negreanu also asked Ivey if he could well presumably compete in the high roller scene this day.
“I don’t know. I’ve done thoroughly in high rollers up unless now in my lifetime. Up to now so correct,” Ivey replied. Negreanu then asked if Ivey did any model of studying. “I don’t, I gorgeous play, but I’m gonna initiate studying and inserting some time and energy into it.”
Schwartz chimed in asking if Ivey has gotten into solvers. “No, I basically luxuriate in no longer, but it undoubtedly looks I can even simply silent,” Ivey revealed.
At closing, Negreanu asked if Ivey plans to fireplace the upcoming WSOP bracelet events.
“100 percent if I’m in town,” Ivey said, minute question to the excitement of many a poker fan. That led Negreanu to check a conference-up check – does Ivey assume he could well presumably trail Hellmuth in gold bracelets in the following 10-15 years?
“Yeah, I wager I’d contend for it if I played the overall events, distinct. It will be fine to trail him. Am I going to prioritize it? No, I’m no longer.”
Gape the beefy interview right here: