Dara O’Kearney is an Irish author, poker player, coach, and podcast host. With David Lappin, he hosts the popular Chip Race podcast and The Lock In YouTube channel. He wrote Poker Satellite Strategy and recently released PKO Poker Strategy which we spend a good amount of time discussing.

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.

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Time Stamps

00:00 Welcome and Introduction
02:19 Introduction to Dara O’Kearney
05:03 How is Ireland during this COVID-19 pandemic
09:06 Dara talks about The Chip Race Podcast
14:00 How Dara moved into PKO book from Poker Satellite Strategy
18:19 What is a PKO (Progressive Knock Out) tournament?
27:23 Tips on how to adjust in playing knock-outs
34:21 What Dara loves doing more than anything
39:37 Resources used in playing online
51:14 John: Home games update
58:11 Study group and focus announcements/ updates

About Steve Fredlund

Steve Fredlund is the host of the RecPoker podcast and Rec.Poker website, both of which are committed to building a vibrant and encouraging poker learning community.

Steve also works diligently to encourage people live their most fulfilling lives through coaching, speaking and writing; information about that is at stevefredlund.com.