Jonathan Little was a student at the University of West Florida studying psychology when he began playing poker with friends. As his interest in poker grew, it led him to study many books on poker. After earning an initial bankroll of $35,000 online over a six-month period, he decided to drop out of college and play poker professionally. He has become a well-known player, author, coach, and ambassador of the game, creating and leading Jonathan is a great friend of RecPoker and we continue to be excited about our future together

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 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

01:32 Introduction to Jonathan Little
02:51 What’s going on with Jonathan?
10:20 How to think of a game selection when there’s an option?
13:17 What’s exciting about the new version of the book?
14:51 How relevant is GTO (Game Theory Optimal) play for the players at low stakes?
18:00 What is the biggest deviation from GTO for rec. players?
23:06 What is the best exploit Jonathan sees on often pre flop games?
27:34 Jonathan’s perspective on Marshinton’s hand breakdown
33:52 The thought of decision on big stack
45:49 Steve: Home Games update
49:31 Jim: RecPoker announcements

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