2:15 Where poker came from
3:36 Gambling on steamboats
5:41 Poker in the Old West -- why was poker popular despite the possibility of violence?
10:35 Early poker strategy books
13:13 Poker in the middle and upper classes
16:02 Early club poker in Los Angeles/Gardena
19:15 How fictionalized poker games help writers develop characters
22:19 How poker is depicted as masculine
25:54 Reality TV as a precursor to cards-up televised poker
28:53 Cliched plot elements in fictionalized poker
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Apr 20, 2022
Host of Third Man Walking Podcast
Charlie Wilmoth is the creator of the Third Man Walking poker podcast which goes well beyond strategy covering poker culture and lifestyle topics. He's a 5/10+ NL crusher who plays mostly in the Los Angeles area.