The Overlay a poker podcast

The Overlay a poker podcast

Two serious poker players from the midwest talking about the poker industry in America. From home games and charity poker to the top poker rooms and casinos in Las Vegas. We cover cash games, tournaments, rules questions, current events, online poker, and the overall degeneracy of poker that all gamblers love. Episodes released twice month... with a few bonus episodes splashed in there for good measure. Cause who doesn't love a good splash pot? www.LinkTr.ee/theoverlaypod

Episode 69: The WSOP recap part 1 of 2
Jul 28 2022
Episode 69: The WSOP recap part 1 of 2
Team CCG’s first trip to Vegas and the 2022 WSOP World Seris of Poker! In part one of this two part episode we catch up with Team CCG assistant captain Ken’s experience at his first WSOP.  What were the lines like? How was the registration process? Overall Experience and his results… FYI I did not win the WSOP Main, maybe next year? We also hear about Joel the winner of the CCG 20K Freeroll WSOP Dream , and our side of his story. Stay tuned for an upcoming Joel exclusive episode. #teamccgIf you are enjoying our show please subscribe and leave us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts. If you are listing on Spotify please hit that follow button.  Wherever you listen to our podcast please share us with your friends or enemies (however you see fit) and we thank you for supporting our poker podcast.Have questions or suggestions for the show? Want Brandon to go over a hand you just played? Have a prop bet story for Ken? Send us a tweet or direct message on Twitter.Follow us on Twitter @theoverlaypod and check out our website atLinkTr.ee/theoverlaypod or search for and listen to The Overlay a poker podcast on all major podcast apps and platforms.A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:Are you in the Chicago-land area? Check out LinkTr.ee/CCGpoker for weekend charity poker events with great tournaments and cash game action.Are you in the Houston, TX area? Check out LinkTr.ee/ParamountPoker for a members-only poker club with tournament action and cash games running 6 days a week.  Are you not a member? Mention The Overlay a poker podcast when you sign up to become a member and pay $0 for your initiation fee.
Episode 68: The VEGAS pre show
Jun 19 2022
Episode 68: The VEGAS pre show
The Vegas Pre-Show for the Overlay! The WSOP Main Event is only two weeks away, and the Overlay podcast is getting ready to take Vegas on.  What hotels to stay at? Who won the Main Event Seat giveaway? Where do you go to sign up? Top Tips from Brandon (Co-Captian of Team CCG) on what to expect and what to pack in your WSOP fanny pack.  If you are enjoying our show please subscribe and leave us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts. If you are listing on Spotify please hit that follow button.  Wherever you listen to our podcast please share us with your friends or enemies (however you see fit) and we thank you for supporting our poker podcast.Have questions or suggestions for the show? Want Brandon to go over a hand you just played? Have a prop bet story for Ken? Send us a tweet or direct message on Twitter.Follow us on Twitter @theoverlaypod and check out our website at LinkTr.ee/theoverlaypod or search for and listen to The Overlay a poker podcast on all major podcast apps and platforms.A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:Are you in the Chicago-land area? Check out LinkTr.ee/CCGpoker for weekend charity poker events with great tournaments and cash game action.Are you in the Houston, TX area? Check out LinkTr.ee/ParamountPoker for a members-only poker club with tournament action and cash games running 6 days a week.  Are you not a member? Mention The Overlay a poker podcast when you sign up to become a member and pay $0 for your initiation fee.
Episode 67: The King of Flips ~ Run Good Stories
May 27 2022
Episode 67: The King of Flips ~ Run Good Stories
Sometimes you just get hit in the face with the deck. Those are the poker stories we hear on this edition of Run Good Stories. Find out who is the King of Flips and who turned $78 into almost $2K after a  almost a $4K winner at the PLO table. So many poker players only want to tell the bad beat stories, join us on this episode of the Overlay for the positive side of the reason we all play poker. If you are enjoying our show please subscribe and leave us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts. If you are listing on Spotify please hit that follow button.  Wherever you listen to our podcast please share us with your friends or enemies (however you see fit) and we thank you for supporting our poker podcast.Have questions or suggestions for the show? Want Brandon to go over a hand you just played? Have a prop bet story for Ken? Send us a tweet or direct message on Twitter.Follow us on Twitter @theoverlaypod and check out our website at LinkTr.ee/theoverlaypod or search for and listen to The Overlay a poker podcast on all major podcast apps and platforms.A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:Are you in the Chicago-land area? Check out LinkTr.ee/CCGpoker for weekend charity poker events with great tournaments and cash game action.Are you in the Houston, TX area? Check out LinkTr.ee/ParamountPoker for a members-only poker club with tournament action and cash games running 6 days a week.  Are you not a member? Mention The Overlay a poker podcast when you sign up to become a member and pay $0 for your initiation fee.
Episode 66: Who is the better poker player?
Apr 28 2022
Episode 66: Who is the better poker player?
Who is the better poker player? The cash game grinder or the poker tournament road warrior? Who would you choose in an all-out battle royale of poker? 25 cash game players vs 25 tournament players with $20K on the line and a first place prize of $11,500 and a dream fulfilled at the WSOP ME. Put your money where your mouth is and lets find out who is the better poker player! If you are enjoying our show please subscribe and leave us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts. If you are listing on Spotify please hit that follow button.  Wherever you listen to our podcast please share us with your friends or enemies (however you see fit) and we thank you for supporting our poker podcast.Have questions or suggestions for the show? Want Brandon to go over a hand you just played? Have a prop bet story for Ken? Send us a tweet or direct message on Twitter.Follow us on Twitter @theoverlaypod and check out our website at LinkTr.ee/theoverlaypod or search for and listen to The Overlay a poker podcast on all major podcast apps and platforms.A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:Are you in the Chicago-land area? Check out LinkTr.ee/CCGpoker for weekend charity poker events with great tournaments and cash game action.Are you in the Houston, TX area? Check out LinkTr.ee/ParamountPoker for a members-only poker club with tournament action and cash games running 6 days a week.  Are you not a member? Mention The Overlay a poker podcast when you sign up to become a member and pay $0 for your initiation fee.
Episode 64: Chopportunities
Mar 27 2022
Episode 64: Chopportunities
To Chop or Not to Chop? That is the question. (Tournament Chop talk only) What should you consider when the "CHOP" talk starts at the final table?  What are the parameters of a good chop? When should you not chop? What are the negatives to chopping? Never again be unsure of your negotiating skills at the poker table again.  Take the Chopportunities master class with the Overlay a poker podcast.  If you are enjoying our show please subscribe and leave us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts. If you are listing on Spotify please hit that follow button.  Wherever you listen to our podcast please share us with your friends or enemies (however you see fit) and we thank you for supporting our poker podcast.Have questions or suggestions for the show? Want Brandon to go over a hand you just played? Have a prop bet story for Ken? Send us a tweet or direct message on Twitter.Follow us on Twitter @theoverlaypod and check out our website at LinkTr.ee/theoverlaypod or search for and listen to The Overlay a poker podcast on all major podcast apps and platforms.A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:Are you in the Chicago-land area? Check out LinkTr.ee/CCGpoker for weekend charity poker events with great tournaments and cash game action.Are you in the Houston, TX area? Check out LinkTr.ee/ParamountPoker for a members-only poker club with tournament action and cash games running 6 days a week.  Are you not a member? Mention The Overlay a poker podcast when you sign up to become a member and pay $0 for your initiation fee.
Episode 62: The Good Ole Days of Poker
Feb 17 2022
Episode 62: The Good Ole Days of Poker
When you think of the good ole days what do you think of? If you are a poker player, you think about the days of Full Tilt, poker on every TV channel, loosing your whole bank roll in one night, and the epic come back from a $5 re-buy tournament win.  The good ole days of poker do not belong to the Wild Bill Hickock's or Doc Holiday's of the world, but to the men and women playing poker in their basements from 2005-2010! If you are enjoying our show please subscribe and leave us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts. If you are listing on Spotify please hit that follow button.  Wherever you listen to our podcast please share us with your friends or enemies (however you see fit) and we thank you for supporting our poker podcast.Have questions or suggestions for the show? Want Brandon to go over a hand you just played? Have a prop bet story for Ken? Send us a tweet or direct message on Twitter.Follow us on Twitter @theoverlaypod and check out our website at LinkTr.ee/theoverlaypod or search for and listen to The Overlay a poker podcast on all major podcast apps and platforms.A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:Are you in the Chicago-land area? Check out LinkTr.ee/CCGpoker for weekend charity poker events with great tournaments and cash game action.Are you in the Houston, TX area? Check out LinkTr.ee/ParamountPoker for a members-only poker club with tournament action and cash games running 6 days a week.  Are you not a member? Mention The Overlay a poker podcast when you sign up to become a member and pay $0 for your initiation fee.
Episode 59: New Year Poker Goals 101
Jan 6 2022
Episode 59: New Year Poker Goals 101
How your New Year's resolutions can make you a better poker player. From your primary goals to secondary goals, use January 1st, 2022 as a poker reset button to revamp your game.  Listen as Ken and Brandon go over their own personal goals and resolutions for the new year, and how it can help you become a better poker player.  It's easier than you think!OVERLAY MEET UP GAME at Paramount Social Club: Come and play with the hosts from the Overlay at Paramount Social Club in Houston, TX on Tuesday, January 11, 2022.  We are playing $1-$2 PLO with a $5 bring in $100 minimum to a $2K or table captain max. Reserve your seat today by Texting Ken at 630-901-9797If you are enjoying our show please subscribe and leave us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts. If you are listing on Spotify please hit that follow button.  Wherever you listen to our podcast please share us with your friends or enemies (however you see fit) and we thank you for supporting our poker podcast.Have questions or suggestions for the show? Want Brandon to go over a hand you just played? Have a prop bet story for Ken? Send us a tweet or direct message on Twitter.Follow us on Twitter @theoverlaypod and check out our website at LinkTr.ee/theoverlaypod or search for and listen to The Overlay a poker podcast on all major podcast apps and platforms.A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:Are you in the Chicago-land area? Check out LinkTr.ee/CCGpoker for weekend charity poker events with great tournaments and cash game action.Are you in the Houston, TX area? Check out LinkTr.ee/ParamountPoker for a members-only poker club with tournament action and cash games running 6 days a week.  Are you not a member? Mention The Overlay a poker podcast when you sign up to become a member and pay $0 for your initiation fee.
Episode 55: High Stakes Poker Pros ~ Where are they now?
Oct 14 2021
Episode 55: High Stakes Poker Pros ~ Where are they now?
High Stakes Poker is the most influential TV shows in the poker world.  A single cash game featuring the most iconic poker players of all time. Old school and new school poker pros  playing for bricks of cash and ridiculously large pots, making deals and running it twice. This show single handed changed the face of poker as we know it today. The Overlay talks about some of the most memorable poker pros who appeared on High Stakes poker over the last 15 years, and where they are now. If you are enjoying our show please subscribe and leave us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts. If you are listing on Spotify please hit that follow button.  Wherever you listen to our podcast please share us with your friends or enemies (however you see fit) and we thank you for supporting our poker podcast.Have questions or suggestions for the show? Want Brandon to go over a hand you just played? Have a prop bet story for Ken? Send us a tweet or direct message on Twitter.Follow us on Twitter @theoverlaypod and check out our website at LinkTr.ee/theoverlaypod or search for and listen to The Overlay a poker podcast on all major podcast apps and platforms.A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:Are you in the Chicago-land area? Check out LinkTr.ee/CCGpoker for weekend charity poker events with great tournaments and cash game action.Are you in the Houston, TX area? Check out LinkTr.ee/ParamountPoker for a members-only poker club with tournament action and cash games running 6 days a week.  Are you not a member? Mention The Overlay a poker podcast when you sign up to become a member and pay $0 for your initiation fee.
Episode 54: The best of everything Las Vegas
Oct 7 2021
Episode 54: The best of everything Las Vegas
Where is the best place to stay in VEGAS? What restaurants would you rate as your top choice, all the way down to the best budget meal? The Overlay gives up its TOP TOP choices of everything VEGAS. Our top choices of hotels, restaurants, poker rooms, buffets, and what to do if and when you go broke at the tables.   Trust me if nothing else listen to us on what to do when you go broke in Vegas and still have 36 hours until your flight.   If you are enjoying our show please subscribe and leave us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts. If you are listing on Spotify please hit that follow button.  Wherever you listen to our podcast please share us with your friends or enemies (however you see fit) and we thank you for supporting our poker podcast.Have questions or suggestions for the show? Want Brandon to go over a hand you just played? Have a prop bet story for Ken? Send us a tweet or direct message on Twitter.Follow us on Twitter @theoverlaypod and check out our website at LinkTr.ee/theoverlaypod or search for and listen to The Overlay a poker podcast on all major podcast apps and platforms.A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:Are you in the Chicago-land area? Check out LinkTr.ee/CCGpoker for weekend charity poker events with great tournaments and cash game action.Are you in the Houston, TX area? Check out LinkTr.ee/ParamountPoker for a members-only poker club with tournament action and cash games running 6 days a week.  Are you not a member? Mention The Overlay a poker podcast when you sign up to become a member and pay $0 for your initiation fee.
Episode 53: The Unwritten Rules of Gambling
Sep 19 2021
Episode 53: The Unwritten Rules of Gambling
What are the unwritten rules when you play at a Casino? What should you tip the valet? Can you leave a Craps table in the middle of another players roll? Should you ever bet the Don't Come line? Can you ever justify staying on a 16 at a Blackjack table? In this episode, The Overlay boys talk about casino grade etiquette and the unwritten rules of gambling. If you are enjoying our show please subscribe and leave us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts. If you are listing on Spotify please hit that follow button.  Wherever you listen to our podcast please share us with your friends or enemies (however you see fit) and we thank you for supporting our poker podcast.Have questions or suggestions for the show? Want Brandon to go over a hand you just played? Have a prop bet story for Ken? Send us a tweet or direct message on Twitter.Follow us on Twitter @theoverlaypod and check out our website at LinkTr.ee/theoverlaypod or search for and listen to The Overlay a poker podcast on all major podcast apps and platforms.A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:Are you in the Chicago-land area? Check out LinkTr.ee/CCGpoker for weekend charity poker events with great tournaments and cash game action.Are you in the Houston, TX area? Check out LinkTr.ee/ParamountPoker for a members-only poker club with tournament action and cash games running 6 days a week.  Are you not a member? Mention The Overlay a poker podcast when you sign up to become a member and pay $0 for your initiation fee.
Episode 52: Last outs & Last Longer
Aug 26 2021
Episode 52: Last outs & Last Longer
Ever played in a tournament and the other players are talking about last out money? What is a Last Out? What is the difference between a Last Out and a Last Longer? Should I participate in the last out ~ last longer bet? What are the pros and cons of this particular prop bet.   The Overlay Podcast breaks down the #1 side bet in any poker tournament. If you are enjoying our show please subscribe and leave us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts. If you are listing on Spotify please hit that follow button.  Wherever you listen to our podcast please share us with your friends or enemies (however you see fit) and we thank you for supporting our poker podcast.Have questions or suggestions for the show? Want Brandon to go over a hand you just played? Have a prop bet story for Ken? Send us a tweet or direct message on Twitter.Follow us on Twitter @theoverlaypod and check out our website at LinkTr.ee/theoverlaypod or search for and listen to The Overlay a poker podcast on all major podcast apps and platforms.A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:Are you in the Chicago-land area? Check out LinkTr.ee/CCGpoker for weekend charity poker events with great tournaments and cash game action.Are you in the Houston, TX area? Check out LinkTr.ee/ParamountPoker for a members-only poker club with tournament action and cash games running 6 days a week.  Are you not a member? Mention The Overlay a poker podcast when you sign up to become a member and pay $0 for your initiation fee.
Episode 51: Tournament Players VS Cash Game Players
Aug 7 2021
Episode 51: Tournament Players VS Cash Game Players
What is the difference between Cash Game Grinders and Tournament Players? How are the playing styles different? What are the players like? What is the mindset of each type of player, and how are they different? Are there similarities? Ken and Brandon cover what type of playing style they identify with and the troubles of being a multi-level poker player. If you are enjoying our show please subscribe and leave us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts. If you are listing on Spotify please hit that follow button.  Wherever you listen to our podcast please share us with your friends or enemies (however you see fit) and we thank you for supporting our poker podcast.Have questions or suggestions for the show? Want Brandon to go over a hand you just played? Have a prop bet story for Ken? Send us a tweet or direct message on Twitter.Follow us on Twitter @theoverlaypod and check out our website at LinkTr.ee/theoverlaypod or search for and listen to The Overlay a poker podcast on all major podcast apps and platforms.A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:Are you in the Chicago-land area? Check out LinkTr.ee/CCGpoker for weekend charity poker events with great tournaments and cash game action.Are you in the Houston, TX area? Check out LinkTr.ee/ParamountPoker for a members-only poker club with tournament action and cash games running 6 days a week.  Are you not a member? Mention The Overlay a poker podcast when you sign up to become a member and pay $0 for your initiation fee.