A highlight from #196 Emily Glancy: Unibet Sponsored Twitch Streamer
Prior to the last couple of years, Emily was solely a live poker player, but because of reasons that I hope are obvious to you in this day and age, was forced to make the transition to online poker. Despite some hiccups early on, Emily ever the tenacious and strong will competitor has been steadily leveling up her game by putting in the necessary blood, sweat and tears, while also leveraging the wisdom, provided to her by past CPG guests, univet Bros and hosts of the chip raised podcast, Dara o'kearney, David lappin, and Ian Simpson. So without any further ado, sit back, strap in and get ready to learn more about up and comer Emily, risk it for biscuit, glances, poker origin story, right here on chasing broker dreams. Good morning for me. And afternoon for you, Emily. How are you doing? Welcome to the podcast. Thank you very much for having me, but yeah, and on it. First, as a podcast I've been on so I hope I do all right. I think you'll be fine. I think you'll be fine. You know, the first question that I tend to ask on the show is about your story. You know, where you're coming from, what led you into the world of poker. I know this is a social faux pas, but how old you are so that we could set the timeline for when you enter poker? I know, I know we're starting off. When I tell no. So I'm 33 on my cod seriously. I know it looks 55, but believe it or not, this drink. So yeah, when did I start my pickup? My club is a weird story actually. So I think I think I was kind of a lord to the prospect of playing something in and winning something back. I think I got from my granddad from when I was probably about 6. And please don't put this down to like bad parenthood or grandparent, but he had a slot machine. In his house and I think I was quite a law by all the flashing lights and things like that, but I felt that I could put one in, but then I could actually take the money from where it came and keep putting it back. So it wasn't really in the knowledge at 6 of the fact that that money couldn't be you couldn't just get it back out and start putting it in again, but the whole idea of winning in things like that have always been a very, very competitive person play competitive sports and things. So winning is kind of all the quest winning cost to be the best is always kind of been throughout childhood. But I think poker came into my life. Probably when I was about 13 and again, it just makes me sound like my parents just didn't look out now. It was me. It was me being like, I had a TV in my bedroom and I used to stay up and watch the programs which were probably not meant for 13 year old like South Park and things like that that would just definitely possible to shed. And one of those things that came up was like poker after dark, like night poker, so we are going back 20 years. More than half. And yeah, I just remember that. Seeing these people, you know, with all the, you know, with everything was low, let and like, everybody had shades on and they were playing, you know, you know, when the might choose to be like on the chips, you could hear the chair. And it was just, you know, and I just remember, and everybody, and it just seemed I was mesmerized by it. I was absolutely mesmerized by it. And we're talking about like the poker grades like, you know, devil fish, Roland or wolf, like Doyle Brunson, when the granule, you know, when they were when poker and TV really was just at its height. And I just remember watching coca players, but in particular, watching the female poker players at that time. So, like, live breeze, Victoria Corona, and Jennifer Tilly around that time. And just thinking, oh my God, those women are just so fearless. And they were playing in a field against men and holding their own and it felt like even from the age of 13, there was a sense of think that I can describe it now as empowerment and I was just very, very much drawn to it and would watch it. And then when I was about 16, I went to college. And you know, a common room area, the guys had a table and they had cash on the table. Again, it makes it all sound very seedy. No, no, no. To interject a little bit. I don't think there's much judgment here with the CPG listener.