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Dec 4, 2021

My friend and today's podcast guest Jason Koon is a professional poker player. As of August 2021, he is the 10th highest earner in history, with nearly $32,000,000 in winnings. 

Originally from West Virginia, Jason was raised outdoors, spending much of his childhood fishing, hunting, and playing sports. Jason attended West Virginia Wesleyan College on a track scholarship where he competed as a sprinter. He would go on to graduate with a finance undergraduate degree, as well as an M.B.A.

Jason found poker in college after suffering a severe hip injury. Within months he was winning money playing on the internet. By the time Jason finished university, he was winning at high-stakes poker games on the internet. After taking a finance job in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Jason almost immediately quit and decided to give playing poker for a living a chance.

Jason is married to his wife Bianca and has a newborn son, Calum. They reside in Las Vegas, NV.

Detailed show notes containing links to resources, podcasts and articles mentioned in today's show can be found at

In this episode, you'll hear:

-The mental and physical grind of becoming and remaining an elite poker player...

-How to excel at poker without getting into the trap of gambling...

-Nootropics and smart drugs that assist with focus...

-Meditation and keeping the mental game optimized...

**Specific nootropics for optimal brain function with special guest Lucas Aoun...

-And much more!

Episode sponsors:

-Kion Clean Protein

-Organifi Red Juice

-Clearlight Saunas