Joey Ingram may currently be busy commentating the heads-up match between Landon Tice and Bill Perkins, but that is not stopping him from interviewing some of the biggest poker personalities.
In his most recent Poker Life Podcast, Joey Ingram sat down with the one and only Phil Ivey, one of the most requested guests on the show, where he discussed what he has been up to, how his life has changed over the years and what he has in store for poker in the coming months.
Introduction of Phil Ivey to the podcast
1:24: Phil Ivey talks about what he has been up to lately and how the coronavirus pandemic allowed him to reset
4:25 – What Would Phil Ivey have done anything differently in his life?
6:00 – How Ivey deals with all the opportunities that he has in his life
7:35 – Poker as an escape?
8:45 – Ivey says that he has been selfish with poker and has paid a price
10:45 – Ivey talks about when he hit the wall.
13:10 – Is Phil Ivey still playing poker at the moment?
14:10 – Where did Phil Ivey’s love of gambling coming from?
17:20 – The support that he received as he started playing poker, from his family and including his dad.
19:35 – Dealing with emotion and how poker can mess with emotions.
21:45 – What is Phil Ivey motivated by right now?
23:50 – Playing poker live vs online.
26:40 – Losing a big pot.
26:40 – How does it feel to know that people are interested in what you are doing?
30:25 – That hand vs Tom Dwan and other High Stakes Poker moments.
35:35 – The new poker landscape and Poker King, which Ivey is currently associated with and how the brand will be one of the biggest poker brands.
38:40 – Ivey talks about his relationship with Barry Greenstein, who was one of the first player who he talked about poker hads to.
40:41 – Phil Ivey vs businessman Andy Beal and his $16 million win.
43:40 – Prop bets and gambling on the golf course, making bets up to $450k.
45:00 – Making adjustments going forward now that the coronavirus pandemic is winding down.
46:20 – Getting back into poker, practicing and discussing how he could approach the game when he comes back.
49:00 – Protecting wealth, through investing and betting on people
50:51 – These are the top ranked poker players according to Phil Ivey.
51:45 – Ivey’s upcoming poker plans include traveling, playing tournaments, playing high stakes games and even the World Series of Poker.
52:10 – Advice for players in the World Series of Poker as well as general poker advice.
55:16 – How to be more balanced in life.