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Athan S.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $150
  • Speaks Spanish, French, Mandarin, Latin
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Athan S.

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Yale MBA and Cornell BA and former professional poker player. I paid my way through undergrad and grad school playing and teaching poker (both online and live).

About Athan

- Yale MBA and Cornell BA - Expert in international business - have built 7 businesses myself, around the world - Former professional poker player - Former Cornell Varsity tennis player - Fluent in Spanish and proficient in French I've been tutoring since I was 8 years old (yes, 8 years old!

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Brandon
Very helpful and clear info
Jim
Athan provided first rate poker instruction for our family members ranging in age from 11-50. He started us on the basics and after a few lessons it became one of our favorite family games. We would play on our own and then review our games with him. He answered all of our questions and gave excellent advice on play. I would recommend him to anyone looking to learn this dynamic game.
amanda
Athan is a fantastic teacher and communicator. To shake things up a bit this summer, I arranged an online poker lesson with Athan for my son. I saw later that Athan's resume is super impressive -- Yale, Cornell, professional poker player, CEO multiple times over. So impressive, actually, that leading up to the lesson I was wondering whether he and my son would even be able to communicate with each other, and whether I was getting my son into something that was way over his head. I sat next to my son the whole time, and saw the whole lesson. Athan came in and knocked the lesson out of the park. He knew his "audience," was totally prepared, and said all the right things at the right times to keep everything clear, interesting and effective. Just as one example, at the beginning Athan asked my son a couple questions about his other interests (e.g. what do you do? do you play sports? like math?) and when Carter told him the answers, Athan memorized them. Then throughout the lesson, Athan kept analogizing the principles he was teaching to those experiences Carter had told him about. Amazing! I was blown away. Athan's not only an apparent master of his poker craft, but he's got real talent when it comes to communication more broadly. It's no wonder he's traveled so far.
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Zachary G.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks english
  • Awarded 3rd place at the MGM Springfield 50k from MGM Springfield
  • Teaching since 2017
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Zachary G.

12 Reviews
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Experienced poker player of 6 years with over 50k in live earnings. Specializing in 1/2 and 2/5 cash game strategy as well as low-mid stakes tournament strategy. Lessons are designed and created around the student's goals, bankroll, and base knowledge of the game as a starting point. I will help you to understand the math behind decisions, average player tendencies at these stakes, and how to manage your money to be a long term winner at No Limit Texas Holdem'

About Zachary

I am a semi-professional poker player with 6 years of experience in low-mid stakes cash games and tournaments. After having multiple 4 and 5 figure scores on the felt, I feel I am qualified to help you on your poker journey to do the same. I am an avid student of the game and believe that studying

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Eric
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Are you looking to put in an additional 80 cents on the dollar at your local 2/5 cash game? Sick of your AQ running into AK in MTTs? As one of Zach's students who has been reaching final tables more often as a result of his dedicated teaching, I can guarantee that you'll learn all the secrets no poker coach has ever taught you! You will be cashing MTTs at a higher rate than ever before! Don't miss this exclusive offer of $108 a lesson, sign up today to become a long term winning poker player! Operators are standing by.
Mike

Eric W.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Eric W.

2 Reviews
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Looking to play poker like the pros or maybe just a house game with friends? I teach a few types of poker from basic 5 card draw to house games such as daylight baseball. We do not teach Omaha!!! I also include betting techniques to help you get the most out of each hand. I started playing the game of hold'em with my grandfather at the ripe age of 8. I have placed in the money in many tournaments in my life and have won countless dollars in house games across the country. So if you are looking to learn the game for the first time or maybe you want to refine the skills you currently have let's get started right now!

About Eric

I have 25+ years experience playing all varieties of poker. I have won countless dollars playing house games all over the country and have placed in the money in several medium stakes tournaments I was taught at the ripe age of 8 to play the game and so much more. I learned how to spot tells, bett

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Roxann
I am not sure if this is a coincidence but I won my first tournament in a verrrry long while after just two lessons. Eric is easy to talk to and I like his lesson plan. I will be signing up for more lessons to continue sharping up my poker skills.
Roxann
Easy to talk to. Takes time to listen Thorough. Knows his poker. Has a good lesson plan.

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Zachary G.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks english
  • Awarded 3rd place at the MGM Springfield 50k from MGM Springfield
  • Teaching since 2017
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Zachary G.

14 Reviews
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Online Poker Teacher

Experienced poker player of 6 years with over 50k in live earnings. Specializing in 1/2 and 2/5 cash game strategy as well as low-mid stakes tournament strategy. Lessons are designed and created around the student's goals, bankroll, and base knowledge of the game as a starting point. I will help you to understand the math behind decisions, average player tendencies at these stakes, and how to manage your money to be a long term winner at No Limit Texas Holdem'

About Zachary

I am a semi-professional poker player with 6 years of experience in low-mid stakes cash games and tournaments. After having multiple 4 and 5 figure scores on the felt, I feel I am qualified to help you on your poker journey to do the same. I am an avid student of the game and believe that studying

Recent Reviews
Eric
Wesley
Are you looking to put in an additional 80 cents on the dollar at your local 2/5 cash game? Sick of your AQ running into AK in MTTs? As one of Zach's students who has been reaching final tables more often as a result of his dedicated teaching, I can guarantee that you'll learn all the secrets no poker coach has ever taught you! You will be cashing MTTs at a higher rate than ever before! Don't miss this exclusive offer of $108 a lesson, sign up today to become a long term winning poker player! Operators are standing by.
Mike

Eric W.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaching Locations:
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Eric W.

2 Reviews
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Online Poker Teacher

Looking to play poker like the pros or maybe just a house game with friends? I teach a few types of poker from basic 5 card draw to house games such as daylight baseball. We do not teach Omaha!!! I also include betting techniques to help you get the most out of each hand. I started playing the game of hold'em with my grandfather at the ripe age of 8. I have placed in the money in many tournaments in my life and have won countless dollars in house games across the country. So if you are looking to learn the game for the first time or maybe you want to refine the skills you currently have let's get started right now!

About Eric

I have 25+ years experience playing all varieties of poker. I have won countless dollars playing house games all over the country and have placed in the money in several medium stakes tournaments I was taught at the ripe age of 8 to play the game and so much more. I learned how to spot tells, bett

Recent Reviews
Roxann
I am not sure if this is a coincidence but I won my first tournament in a verrrry long while after just two lessons. Eric is easy to talk to and I like his lesson plan. I will be signing up for more lessons to continue sharping up my poker skills.
Roxann
Easy to talk to. Takes time to listen Thorough. Knows his poker. Has a good lesson plan.
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Joshua S.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1999
  • BFA Theatre from University of Southern California
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Joshua S.

40 Reviews
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Online Poker Teacher

I teach and play poker extensively. Winning at poker is a lot more than luck. It is about the skill of reading people, understanding incentives, math, and storytelling. When this all makes sense, you can win regularly in poker. I'll teach you how to win, and win consistently.

About Joshua

Mr. S is an accomplished public speaker (Third place in the Regionals for the 2006 Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking and over 40 wins in various speech contests). He is also an avid, and successful poker player. By profession, Mr. S is a distinguished corporate, communication a

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Yolanda R.
Very energetic and knows his craft.
Giammarco
Very insightful and fun learning!
Vikas
Learn poker the right way. Joshua explains and guides you with subtle points that are rare to find in other learning settings. He also offers other classes which are of great value and insight.

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"Was referred to Athan by a friend- Alot of fun to work with- a patient teacher that knows how to build your strenghts. A pleasure to work with."
Michael
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"Just the beginning for a beginner (me) in Poker, and Randy hit the right points to start!"
victoria
Took Poker lessons from Randy S.
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"I purchased a lesson with Athan as a Christmas gift and received RAVE reviews from his student about the experience! He loved the interaction and the way Athan was able to tailor the lesson very specifically to hone certain skills. Athan was extremely professional, easy to interact with and overall a great instructor. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking to improve his/her poker playing.!!"
Joe
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"Wow. Poker is not so intimidating any more. Athan really put things into perspective and has made my game vastly better."
Bobby
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"Athan was great. Can’t wait for next lesson"
Susie
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"Amazing, highly recommended Ethan,he was focused , Concerned, patients , listened to every world that I said and he cames out with an excellent example and result and solution. Can't wait to get more lesson with him and see my self in the right track with a great coach player like him.
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Mehrnoosh
Took Poker lessons from Athan S.
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"He's a great teacher who really knows what he's talking about! Now we are moving to poker sites, (Betonline), and playing for real as are next lessons!"
David
Took Poker lessons from Randy S.
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"Enjoyed it and learned a lot—thanks, Athan!"
Cat
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"Very helpful and clear info"
Brandon
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"I've used Athan for several lessons now and he's become a friend. Happy to write this review for him (though I secretly don't want other players to get the same coaching :)). I can't recommend him enough as he's saved me tons of money and has made me much more. Athan is so smart and analytical. I already knew how to play before we started but I wasn't winning much if at all, in my home games and in casinos both in cash games and in tournaments. Athan came with a completely custom lesson plan and helped break apart how to think about the game in general, how to play players, the math, specific leaks/weak spots, and different situations. Just try one lesson and I think you'll see the same."
Edward
Took Poker lessons from Athan S.
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