Reddit Poker: 7 Great “Ask Me Anything” Interviews with Poker Celebrities

With over 234 million unique users monthly, Reddit is one of the largest communities in the world. The website became famous for its “Ask Me Anything” Interviews, which have featured some of the world’s biggest celebrities, such as Barack Obama.

In an “Ask me Anything” Interview on Reddit, the interviewee begins the process by starting a post that describes who they are and what they do. Then, commenters leave questions and vote on other questions according to which they would like to see answered. The interviewee then goes through and responds to any questions that he/she would like and in any way that he/she prefers.

Seven famous poker players have participated in “Ask Me Anything” Interview with the Reddit Poker community.

Doug Polk

Doug Polk

Doug Polk plays under the alias WCGRider.  He is  a heads-up No Limit hold’em specialist. In June 2016, Doug Polk launched his Youtube channel to showcase highlights from his various Twitch streams. He is now producing videos on a daily basis.

Interview: Hey guys, poker pro and youtuber Doug Polk here. AMA 

Phil Hellmuth

Phil Hellmuth

No introduction needed for the poker Brat. He is the only player who has captured fourteen World Series of Poker bracelets.

Interview: IamA Phil Hellmuth Jr. aka the Poker Brat and I’ve won $18 million playing poker AMA!

Daniel Negreanu

Daniel Negreanu (Photo GPI)

Daniel Negreanu is another player who needs no introduction. Just one figure should be enough to remind you of his accomplishments:  He is the biggest live tournament poker winner of all time, having accumulated over $32M in prize money.

Interview: I am professional poker star Daniel Negreanu here to take your questions!

Vanessa Selbst

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Vanessa Selbst (Photo PokerStars)

Vanessa Selbst is the highest-earning female poker player of all time with $11.7M in live earnings and a collection of tournament wins. She is also the only woman to ever reach the #1 ranking in the world on the Global Poker Index. She is currently representing PokerStars, and she won her 3rd WSOP bracelet in 2014 .

Interview: I am Vanessa Selbst, the highest earning female poker player, and a member of Team Pokerstars Pro. Ask me Anything!

Antonio Esfandiari

Antonio Esfandiari

The “Magician” has 3 World Series of Poker bracelets, plus $26 million in lifetime winnings, including the largest cash prize in the history of poker—$18 million.

Interview: I am Antonio “The Magician” Esfandiari, and I’ve won $26 million playing poker. AMA!

Phil Galfond

Phil Galfond

Phil Galfond is one of the most successful online cash game players in recent poker history. On top of his online success, he has also won 2 WSOP bracelets. He is currently the owner of the training site Run It Once.

Interview: I’m poker pro Phil Galfond, AMA

Maria Ho

Mario Ho (Photo Neil Stoddart – Courtesy of PokerStars)

Mario Ho is a professional poker player, TV host, and poker commentator.

She is a dual citizen of Taiwan and the U.S., and she has won more than $1.8M total playing the live poker circuit.

Interview: I am Maria Ho, TV host and top-ranked female professional poker player with over 2 million dollars in tournament earnings. AMA!

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Louis Hartwell

Graduated in Media Communication at the University of Lausanne, Louis Hartman is a co-founder of He began his career in Cambodia as freelance journalist. In same time he was making his living by playing poker every night at that time. Intense learner, he read dozens of poker strategy books to improve his skills during many years. With a strong interest about poker "behind the scene" in Asia and his communication skills, Louis launched Somuchpoker in 2014.

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