Big Girl Poker Chat Episode #14: Scott Long

Scott Long, one of the founders of Ante Up Magazine joins your poker mindset coach Donna Blevins for an in-depth interview about the growth of his magazine and all of the poker playing insights he’s picked up along the way.


You’ll hear Scott Long and Donna Blevins talk about:

  1. The beginnings of Ante Up Magazine
  2. Why Ante Up Magazine focuses on everyday poker
  3. How Scott got his start playing poker (spoiler: it involved his grandmother)
  4. Scott’s biggest strengths and challenges at the poker table
  5. What the association between Deep Stack Charity Classic in Daytona Beach and his magazine means to him
  6. How to be a good charity event player
  7. How he’s kept the Ante Up PokerCast alive and regular for so long
  8. Changing your game to become profitable
  9. Dealing with your confidence when you sit down at the poker table (hint: be honest with yourself)
  10. Cruise + Poker = Ante Up Cruises
  11. Sharing the love about other poker publications
  12. More about the Ante Up Poker Tour
  13. The need for affordable poker training
  14. Scott’s love of the road

More About Scott Long

Scott Long holding pocket 9s at the Thunder Valley Casino

Scott Long handles operations for Ante Up Publishing LLC and also deals with its advertising, marketing and distribution. He brings over 20 years of professional media experience, including editing and management roles at the St. Petersburg Times and Pensacola News Journal. Previously, Scott was the author of “Bet On It,” a daily gambling column for the Times.

Scott Long Links

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Until next time, remember Donna’s motto…

“If you can’t raise, don’t call.”

Donna Blevins
Poker MindSet Coach

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