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This is the podcast for poker players looking for coaching on the go. Learn new plays, powerful concepts, and gain insights from coaches who play your games. If you're looking for even more content and a community of poker players who are ready to help you improve, join us at redchippoker.com. Enjoy the show!

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This is the podcast for poker players looking for coaching on the go. Learn new plays, powerful concepts, and gain insights from coaches who play your games. If you're looking for even more content and a community of poker players who are ready to help you improve, join us at redchippoker.com. Enjoy the show!

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Like... I’d like it, like, but like, it’s hard to like... like.

By voodoospydr - Sep 30 2019
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I wish there was a way to coach your guests in advance to stop saying the word “like“ so much. It makes them sound like morons, and it is very hard to stay interested in the podcast.

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By dude.nicknamenotcool - Feb 07 2019
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I’ve been a member forever. The podcasts are free and FULL of good info.

iTunes Ratings

185 Ratings
Average Ratings
127
14
16
9
19

Like... I’d like it, like, but like, it’s hard to like... like.

By voodoospydr - Sep 30 2019
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I wish there was a way to coach your guests in advance to stop saying the word “like“ so much. It makes them sound like morons, and it is very hard to stay interested in the podcast.

Great Stuff

By dude.nicknamenotcool - Feb 07 2019
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I’ve been a member forever. The podcasts are free and FULL of good info.

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The Official Red Chip Poker Podcast

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This is the podcast for poker players looking for coaching on the go. Learn new plays, powerful concepts, and gain insights from coaches who play your games. If you're looking for even more content and a community of poker players who are ready to help you improve, join us at redchippoker.com. Enjoy the show!

Playing From The Blinds

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Mike Gano is a poker pro, coach and author who's contributed tons of great strategy content to our PRO and CORE premium training memberships. He joins us today to talk about the subject on which he'll be leading a Red Chip Poker PRO group coaching session this month: playing from the blinds.

Jun 04 2019

40mins

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Consistently Cashing In Big Tournaments

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Melanie Weisner is a pro poker player and coach with a long list of high-profile tournament cashes dating back to the golden age of online poker. We spoke with her about the many changes her poker career underwent as games and players evolved, and what her poker present and future look like. 

May 21 2019

55mins

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The Secret Life of a Poker Dealer

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What goes on behind the scenes from a poker dealer's perspective? Doug Hull interviews his friend Nathan on this week's podcast bring you insights from the lifestyle of top dealer in Las Vegas. Nathan isn't just an in-demand dealer, he's also a semi-pro player. He shares an unfiltered view of the ups and downs of life dealing the biggest games in Vegas all the way down to $1/$2. Join us to get a view poker players rarely get, and are sure to appreciate.

Aug 01 2017

32mins

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Deciphering Poker Tells With An Expert

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Zach Elwood has dedicated much of his life to deciphering poker tells so us players could make sense of them. This week, he shares some of his most profitable insights and breaks down exactly what goes into extraction information from verbal and nonverbal tells in poker.

Mar 26 2019

45mins

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Becoming A Solid Winner At $2/$5

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Travis Moss struggled for years to gain a foothold in the game, but his passion for poker drove him to keep studying and competing against the best. Today, he's a solid winning player at $2/$5 taking shots at $5/$10, thanks to his serious study of the game (including being a Red Chip Poker member). Hear how he did it on this week's podcast.

Jan 29 2019

33mins

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Profitable Strategies For 5 Common Preflop Spots

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In one of the most value-packed episodes of the Red Chip Poker podcast to date, Adam 'w34z3l' Jones breaks down strategies and tactics you can use in each of five common preflop spots. You're going to encounter these spots in practically every session you play, and Jones breaks down dozens of specific considerations and tactics for each spot. This episode is an audio excerpt from a training video included with CORE, Red Chip Poker's new poker strategy training experience, available at redchippoker.com/launch-core.

Feb 27 2018

21mins

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Poker Strategy Mindhacks

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Tommy Angelo has written some of our favorite books on poker, period. He blurs the line between strategy and storytelling, teaching countless players how to succeed through mindfulness and self-reflection. Plus he's damn funny! Hear why 'Waiting For Straighters' might be the most entertaining way to up your game this year.

Mar 05 2019

32mins

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How To Beat Poker Players Who Are Better Than You

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How do you beat a player that's much better than you? The answer is: Run good. But seriously, there are some winning strategies to taking on tough opponents, and one of the toughest is James 'SplitSuit' Sweeney, who joins us to talk about how you can beat players like... well, like him. Since host Zac Shaw is about to head out and play with Sweeney and the other coaches at the 4th Annual Vegas meetup, he needs all the help he can get in this department. The duo signs off with news on the future of the podcast and discusses the PRO and CORE membership as Red Chip Poker heads into its 5th year of helping poker players of all walks of life improve their games and their lives.

May 29 2018

48mins

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Unbeatable Poker

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Ross Glover is author of the upcoming strategy masterwork Unbeatable Poker. He drops by the podcast this week, taking us behind the scenes on the journey of authoring a poker strategy book. He shares his experiences as a serious student and sage of the game. Many winning poker players create their own unique system to dominate the game, and Glover's approach synthesizes the best poker strategy of the last decades into a single fascinating framework.

Feb 19 2019

45mins

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Strategies From a $2/$5 Grinder

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Exactly one year ago, Red Chipper Fausto Valdez appeared on our podcast to discuss his dedication to becoming a professional poker player as he moved from $1/$2 to $2/$5. This week, Valdez drops in for an update, and it's a big one: He quit his job to play poker full-time and has dedicated his life to the game. He's even coaching! Look inside the mind of a cash game grinder and tournament shot-taker this week and get a taste of what professional poker is all about.

Sep 19 2017

25mins

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How Do I Barrel In Poker?

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Barreling is one of poker's most fundamental skills. Whether you're firing once, twice or all three times, whether it's for value or as a bluff, you need a working barreling strategy to win in this game. Ed Miller joins us on this week's podcast with a simplified barreling strategy that anyone can use: "When they check, you bet." Of course, the profit is in the details, so don't miss this week's podcast.

Jan 16 2018

27mins

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Secrets Of A Las Vegas $1/$2 Grinder

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Kat Martin has been grinding $1/$2 in Vegas for years, and shares many nuggets of hard-earned wisdom for any poker player looking to take on the sleepless city's live poker rooms. Making a living in a place bent on taking away your money is no easy task, but Martin has made it work by carving out his niche, and perhaps you can too, starting with his tips for doing Vegas as a visiting poker player.

May 01 2018

41mins

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Breaking Apart Your Flawed Strategy

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Do you understand how frequencies work in poker? Years ago, Ed Miller's classic training text Poker's 1% heavily impacted the poker strategy scene with its unique approach to exploiting the common frequency-based errors of opponents in live cash games. This winning strategy endures because players are still not exploiting frequency leaks in their opponents as often as they should be. This week, James "SplitSuit" Sweeney breaks apart the flawed strategies of unstudied players who ignore frequencies to their own detriment.

Dec 05 2017

25mins

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How To Balance Your Range & Exploit Imbalance In Others

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You hear the pros talking about "balancing your range" all the time, but what exactly does that mean in practice? In this episode, coach and cash game grinder Fausto Valdez shares his secrets for thinking about your range and the ranges of your opponents. How do we become less exploitable, while exploiting others at the same time? Valdez walks host Zac Shaw through a $1/$2 hand he played to dissect each decision and coach recreational players to think more like a pro when it comes to ranges.

May 15 2018

46mins

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More Poker Plays You Can Use

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We couldn't be more excited to bring you this week's episode, because Doug Hull is here to discuss his upcoming new book, More Poker Plays You Can Use. The sequel to Hull's acclaimed debut as a solo poker strategy author is a literal wealth of information that low-stakes live cash players will use to dominate games for years to come. The book is based on Hull's years of experience grinding $1/$2 games and analyzing the mathematics of poker strategy, even developing his own software release (Flop Falcon) to help players build flop intuition. Don't miss this exciting preview with one of poker's most respected strategists and authors.

Oct 10 2017

24mins

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Ace King: Optimizing When You Hit

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We like looking down at ace king, but there's often the underlying feeling of dread that decisions are about to get tricky. It's true, ace king is arguably poker's most complex hand to play, and that's why James 'SplitSuit' Sweeney and Adam 'w34z3l' Jones wrote an entire book on it. This week, we share an chapter from Optimizing Ace King: The Right Strategy for Playing Poker's Most Complex Starting Hand. Enjoy!

Oct 16 2018

33mins

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Pot Odds, Equity and Equity Realization

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We welcome Dustin 'Oblioo' Goldklang on the podcast for his first appearance, and the subject is pot odds, equity and equity realization. These are fundamental concepts every poker player must know, and many players are familiar with. Whether you're new to the game or have these ideas under your belt, there's value to be had with Goldklang's detailed breakdown of how odds and equity factor in to a winning poker strategy. For a perspective on universal poker concepts from a coach and pro, don't miss this episode.

Jul 18 2017

25mins

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Exploitative Poker Explained

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The importance of exploitative play can easily get lost in the modern GTO world. But as Adam "W34z3l" Jones explains this week in an excerpt from one of our PRO Membership videos, the fundamentals of exploitative play go largely unstudied. In this episode, Jones presents a fully integrated strategic framework for approaching exploitative strategies and tactics in poker. It's accessible and advanced, so grab a notepad and get ready to learn!

Oct 09 2018

52mins

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The Secret To Winning Any Poker Game

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We'll let you in on a little secret: No single strategy or tactic can make you a winning poker player. You need them all. So the secret to winning any poker game is to study more efficiently and effectively than your competition. That's where Adam Jones comes in on this week's podcast. He produced many of the exclusive training videos you'll find in our brand-new CORE poker learning platform. In this episode, Jones takes us inside his process for breaking down poker's more complex concepts into fundamentals that are easy to digest and apply in the games you play.

Feb 20 2018

22mins

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The Ugly Truth About Becoming A Poker Pro

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Doug Hull has been grinding $1/$2 professionally in Las Vegas for years, and now he's ready to share the ugly the truth about going pro. He's seen the poker scene chew up and spit out 'baby pros' who come to town with a few buyins and a dream, and his message is "Beware." His bottom line? If you have the skills to excel in poker, you can profit more by applying those skills to non-poker career pursuits, and then you might have the bankroll to retire early and play poker professionally like Hull does.

Jan 15 2019

33mins

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Fighting Back vs. LAGs

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Fausto Valdez returns with critical advice on how to outmaneuver LAGs in your game. He's presenting this month's PRO group coaching session on the same subject, and gives a window into some tactics that are particularly useful in combating loose aggressive opponents.

Sep 17 2019

42mins

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C-Betting With Fitzgerald

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Alex "Assassinato" Fitzgerald joins James 'SplitSuit' Sweeney to discuss all things c-betting in preparation for this month's PRO group coaching session. Get a taste of professional-grade c-betting tactics and join PRO to get the complete strategy.

Aug 20 2019

31mins

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Behind The Scenes Of Our Podcast, After 2.2M Listens

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Join us for a very special episode as all three of our hosts get together for a roundtable discussion, revealing all the details from behind the scenes of our podcast. Robbie Strazyknsi, James 'SplitSuit' Sweeney and Zac Shaw talk about the past and future of the podcast, the best guests, the biggest lessons learned, great successes and mistakes, and more. It's everything you ever wanted to know about running a poker podcast!

Aug 06 2019

51mins

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C-Betting Out Of Position

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"w34z3l" joins us to lend his expertise as a pro and coach to make you a better c-bettor out of position. He's hosting a group coaching session for PRO members, and on this episode he shares some of his best advice for OOP c-betting.

Jun 25 2019

30mins

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The Poker Lawyer

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Mac VerStandig is known as THE poker lawyer, a prolific protector of poker player rights. The old-school-grinder and gaming law guru gives us a far-ranging verbal tour of the poker legal landscape, touching on many critical legal issues any serious poker player should understand.

Jun 11 2019

48mins

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Playing From The Blinds

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Mike Gano is a poker pro, coach and author who's contributed tons of great strategy content to our PRO and CORE premium training memberships. He joins us today to talk about the subject on which he'll be leading a Red Chip Poker PRO group coaching session this month: playing from the blinds.

Jun 04 2019

40mins

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Calling The Biggest Action In Poker

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David Tuchman is one of poker's most beloved commentators, and as a player, he's posted six figures of tournament scores. He joins us to talk about what it's like calling the action -- front and center for the most talked-about hands and biggest pots in the game.

May 28 2019

1hr 2mins

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Consistently Cashing In Big Tournaments

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Melanie Weisner is a pro poker player and coach with a long list of high-profile tournament cashes dating back to the golden age of online poker. We spoke with her about the many changes her poker career underwent as games and players evolved, and what her poker present and future look like. 

May 21 2019

55mins

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Poker And Creativity

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David K Lappin is not just a poker player, he's a prolific creator of content and conversation within the poker world. We spoke to him about his tentacular reach in the poker scene, and took the pulse of poker with someone who's pumped many years of blood, sweat and tears into the game we love.

May 14 2019

53mins

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Poker's Leading Lady

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Kara Scott has been a leading and highly visible figure in poker for a long time, with many an inside story to tell. This week, she joins us as she makes her triumphant return to the poker scene after being on maternity leave. Join us for another great discussion with one of the poker world's primary players.

May 07 2019

43mins

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Poker's Biggest Events

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James Hartigan shares behind-the-scenes stories of his commentator work with the European Poker Tour and PokerStars Carribean Adventure, as well as thoughts on being a recreational poker player amongst some of the biggest events the poker world has to offer.

Apr 30 2019

45mins

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Satellite Tournament Strategy Shortcuts

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Dara O'Kearney, Irish pro and satellite specialist, has teamed up with poker media mainstay Barry Carter to literally write the book on STTs. They both drop by for our first double-guest episode to discuss some of the secrets they've sealed in this tome of satellite poker wisdom.

Apr 23 2019

46mins

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Seven-Figure Scores: High Stakes Poker Life

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Eli Elezra is a legend in the high stakes poker scene, with tons of TV appearances, 3 WSOP bracelets and countless six- and seven-figure scores at the cash game and tournament tables. He joins us to discuss the English-language release of his autobiography, and reflects on a poker life less ordinary.

Apr 16 2019

51mins

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Underground Poker Exposed

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John Curry's We Run Bad is an "authentic and darkly comic look at underground poker culture." We spoke with him about underground poker and his gritty take on the dark underbelly of America's favorite card game, and indeed, America itself. It's a great read and this week's episode is a great listen!

Apr 09 2019

37mins

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World Series of Poker All-Access Pass

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Jack Effel, tournament director for the World Series of Poker, drops by this week to talk about what goes into putting together the biggest and most famous tournament series in the game. For their 50th anniversary, the WSOP is pulling out all the stops this year, and we get the inside take on what players should expect this year as they chase their poker dreams.

Apr 02 2019

36mins

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Deciphering Poker Tells With An Expert

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Zach Elwood has dedicated much of his life to deciphering poker tells so us players could make sense of them. This week, he shares some of his most profitable insights and breaks down exactly what goes into extraction information from verbal and nonverbal tells in poker.

Mar 26 2019

45mins

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Calling Action And Giving Action On TV

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Jeff Platt is famous for his poker commentating and podcasting chops, but he's also a player, with a 60th place WSOP Main Event cash for $113,764. In this wide-ranging interview, we learn what it's like to call the action from behind the commentator's desk, as well as what it's like to tussle on the felt with the best.

Mar 19 2019

44mins

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Bracelet Winner Brings Poker To The People

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Chris "Fox" Wallace is a PLO and mixed game specialist with the WSOP bracelet to prove his poker mettle. His Next Level Poker and iNinja Poker Tour ventures are taking the poker world by storm, and he's on the podcast today to share an exciting behind-the-scenes look at how a major poker tournament tour comes together.

Mar 12 2019

46mins

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Poker Strategy Mindhacks

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Tommy Angelo has written some of our favorite books on poker, period. He blurs the line between strategy and storytelling, teaching countless players how to succeed through mindfulness and self-reflection. Plus he's damn funny! Hear why 'Waiting For Straighters' might be the most entertaining way to up your game this year.

Mar 05 2019

32mins

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Making a Living Playing Big O & PLO8

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Greg Vail is a split pot scholar who makes crushing Big O and O8 look easy. As he explains on our podcast, these games are growing in both popularity and profitability. Wondering what these Omaha games are all about? Listen and you'll wonder why you're not playing them.

Feb 26 2019

40mins

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