105 – The Thirst Lounge – Making the Most of Opportunity

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In this episode, Elliot will be talking to Matt, Drew, and Jon from The Thirst Lounge, a group of 10 talented individuals that stream poker and document their journey while sharing the highs and lows of their life-changing experience.

Find out how they became involved in The Thirst Project and what Elliot’s course means to them, as well as hearing about some of the crazy prop bets that the guys have, and are getting themselves into!

Listen to what it is like to live in the Virgin Islands and to be sponsored by Bill Perkins on a year-long once in a lifetime poker adventure.

Time Stamped Show Notes:

[00:52] – Introducing Matt, Drew, and Jon from The Thirst Lounge.

  • 01:30 – The guys introduce themselves and give us a little bit of background about their life leading up to The Thirst Lounge opportunity
  • 04:00 – We learn what it was like to be a part of this experience, leaving their homes, and moving to paradise
  • 07:00 – Jon talks about trying to run a 6-minute mile and how that situation first came around
  • 08:20 – Matt and Drew tell us what odds they gave Jon to run a 6-minute mile

[10:05] – How have the boys found having the time to focus on poker full time?

  • 10:45 –When you have access to resources like Elliot’s course or Raise Your Edge, it is impossible to not get better at poker
  • 11:04 – The best thing about being surrounded by a group of poker players is the motivation to not let any of them down or to become dead weight
  • 11:52 – It’s just more fun to do things in a team environment

[12:56] – What plans or goals do the guys have for the last months of this amazing experience?

  • 13:48 – Trying to build momentum and a foundation to get a poker sponsorship is a big priority
  • 14:09 – Waking up every single day and being consistent with diet, exercise, and studying/focusing on poker
  • 14:48 – Mentally and physically working to be the best version of yourself that you can be

[15:35] – Elliot gets some feedback from the guys on his A-Game Poker Masterclass

  • 15:57 – Matt tells us why the A-Game Poker Masterclass is the best poker course on the internet
  • 16:46 – Jon shares why he thinks that Elliot’s course can be used in life situations and not just poker
  • 17:20 – What the A-Game Poker Masterclass has done for Drew in life and in poker

[19:38] – Elliot asks what the craziest tilt that the guys have seen during the Thirst Lounge project

  • 20:20 – Jon explains that learning to deal with the tilt has been his biggest takeaway from the course so far

[21:14] – What are the current crazy prop bets that the guys have going on?

  • 21:25 – Drew explains his 100 free-throws in a row within a 24 hour period
  • 24:03 – Jon’s prop bet is to go vegan for 6 months
  • 25:29 – Matt doesn’t have any prop bets at the moment but he tells us why he spent 2 days in a lightning storm a few weeks ago

[26:36] – The guys tell us where we can find them online

3 Key Points

  1. The A-Game Poker Masterclass is an amazing course, not just for poker, but for everyday life as well.
  2. Don’t bet against the guys when it comes to prop bets!
  3. The people that focus on being their best self are the ones that become successful in what they want to do.


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