Bracelet on a Budget: How to cross the WSOP off your bucket list for under $1,500

Bracelet on a Budget: How to cross the WSOP off your bucket list for under $1,500

Many poker players dream of attending the WSOP and taking a shot at winning a coveted bracelet, but often the costs are somewhat prohibitive.

In this article, Connor Whiteley illustrates how for a modest budget of under $1,500, you can enter a low-buy-in bracelet event, cover your travel costs, and still have a bit left over for tipping the dealers.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/25/21): Jesse Fullen

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/25/21): Jesse Fullen

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews Jesse Fullen, Head of Social Media for PokerNews, as he discusses his important role with the company.

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RecPoker | Ep 295 – Mike Patrick

RecPoker | Ep 295 – Mike Patrick

Episode 295 of the RecPoker podcast features an interview with Cardplayer Lifestyle contributor and mixed games specialist Mike Patrick. Mike will be taking his talents to PokerNews this fall, live reporting the WSOP for the entire series. Mike has a background in sports television and would love to combine his TV production skills with his passion for poker.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (7/6/21): Poker Hall of Famer Jack Binion

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (7/6/21): Poker Hall of Famer Jack Binion

On the latest episode of the Bernard Lee Poker Show, Bernard conducts an exclusive interview with former President of Binion’s, and Poker Hall of Famer, Jack Binion.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/29/21): David Peters (Part 2)

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/29/21): David Peters (Part 2)

The Bernard Lee Poker Show concludes his two-part interview with 2021 U.S. Poker Open (USPO) Champion, David Peters.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/22/21): David Peters (Part 1)

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/22/21): David Peters (Part 1)

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews 2021 U.S. Poker Open (USPO) Champion, David Peters after his win – Part 1 of 2.

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Top 10 Predictions for the 2021 World Series of Poker

Top 10 Predictions for the 2021 World Series of Poker

With the 2021 World Series of Poker on the horizon, Paul Seaton dusts off his crystal ball to make his top 10 predictions for what we’re likely to see at this year’s autumn festivities.

From who the likely winners will be to the makeup of entrants at the Main Event, this year’s festivities promise to be more exciting than ever. Do you agree with Paul’s predictions?

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/15/21): Annual Q&A Show

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/15/21): Annual Q&A Show

This is the Bernard Lee Poker Show’s annual Q&A episode in which Bernard answer questions that have been posed to him by his loyal listeners throughout the year.

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5 Canadian Players to Watch for the 2021 WSOP

5 Canadian Players to Watch for the 2021 WSOP

Daniel Negreanu is always a popular pick to achieve WSOP glory, but what about his fellow Canadian poker pros? In this article we throw another four names on to the list of folks who we’re tapping for success at the 2021 WSOP this fall.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/8/21): Steven Snyder

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/8/21): Steven Snyder

Bernard Lee interviews Steven Snyder, three-time WSOP Circuit ring winner & 2021 WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Main Event Runner-Up.

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RecPoker | Ep 280 – Chat: Seminar, Road Trips, and the RecPoker Travel Group

RecPoker | Ep 280 – Chat: Seminar, Road Trips, and the RecPoker Travel Group

Content Director Chris Jones has dreamed up an amazing way to have fun, learn together, and build community all at the same time. In this episode we chat about this new approach to interactive learning.

We also hear about the RecPoker Road Trip with the Dakota Poker Tour, a special announcement about RecPoker Invitational Tournaments at Running Aces, and the upcoming road trips with the RunGood Poker Series in Council Bluffs, Iowa and the WSOP in Las Vegas.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/1/21): Brek Schutten

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/1/21): Brek Schutten

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews Brek Schutten, who recently captured the 2021 WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Main Event.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/25/21): Mori Eskandani

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/25/21): Mori Eskandani

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews Mori Eskandani, President of PokerGO, former high stakes poker player and Poker Hall of Fame member.

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7 Tips to Stay Sharp During the 2021 WSOP Online Series

7 Tips to Stay Sharp During the 2021 WSOP Online Series

The 2021 WSOP Online series is coming up soon, and players are looking forward to another opportunity to win gold bracelets.

In this article, Paul Seaton offers seven great tips to help players stay sharp while contesting for online poker glory this summer.

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RecPoker | Ep 273 – Martin Jacobson

RecPoker | Ep 273 – Martin Jacobson

Martin Jacobson started the November Nine Final Table in 2014 in 8th position, but was able to win the bracelet at $10 million first place prize. In this episode, he recalls the preparation put into that final table, including the support of his poker inner circle.

Martin also talks about his time as a chef on a Swedish battleship and his journey to become a poker superstar.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/4/21): Chris Moneymaker

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/4/21): Chris Moneymaker

The Bernard Lee Poker Show celebrates its 14th anniversary with 2003 WSOP Main Event Champion Chris Moneymaker, who discusses his new ambassador role with America’s Cardroom.

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RecPoker | Ep 264 – Sarah Herring

RecPoker | Ep 264 – Sarah Herring

Sarah Herring is the Head of Video & Podcast with PokerNews and a great friend of RecPoker. In this episode we explore Sarah’s journey into motherhood, the announcement that the WSOP is returning in late 2021, and her thoughts on the Bilzerian/Kade controversy.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (4/13/21): 10th Anniversary of Black Friday with poker journalist, BJ Nemeth

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (4/13/21): 10th Anniversary of Black Friday with poker journalist, BJ Nemeth

The Bernard Lee Poker Show reminisces about the 10th anniversary of Black Friday shutdown of US online poker with poker journalist BJ Nemeth.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (4/6/21): David “Atom Bomb” Hendrix

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (4/6/21): David “Atom Bomb” Hendrix

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews 2021 Pearl River Poker Open Winner of Event #4, David “Atom Bomb” Hendrix.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (3/30/21): Ethan “RamagePoker” Yau

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (3/30/21): Ethan “RamagePoker” Yau

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews 2020 WSOP Online Summer Series bracelet winner Ethan Yau about his live-streamed win on YouTube.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (3/23/21): Kristen Bicknell, Lexy Gavin, and Tyler Patterson

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (3/23/21): Kristen Bicknell, Lexy Gavin, and Tyler Patterson

The Bernard Lee Poker Show revisits the COVID-19 shutdown on its one-year anniversary, as Bernard reminisces on interviews with Kristen Bicknell, Tyler Patterson, and Lexy Gavin.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (3/9/21): Daniel Buzgon

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (3/9/21): Daniel Buzgon

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews six-time WSOP Circuit ring winner Daniel Buzgon, as he discusses capturing 2 WSOP rings in 3 days.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (2/9/21): Ronnie Bardah

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (2/9/21): Ronnie Bardah

2012 WSOP bracelet winner Ronnie Bardah joins the Bernard Lee Poker Show to talk about chopping the 2021 WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open for his biggest ever win, as well as what it’s like to play live tournament poker under COVID restrictions.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (1/19/21): 2020 Year in Review w/ Chad Holloway & Robbie Strazynski (Part 2) & Matt Waxman

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (1/19/21): 2020 Year in Review w/ Chad Holloway & Robbie Strazynski (Part 2) & Matt Waxman

Part 2 of the Bernard Lee Poker Show’s 2020 Year in Review, with Chad Holloway and Robbie Strazynski.

In the second half of the show, Bernard interviews Pokerithm founder Matt Waxman.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (1/12/21): 2020 Year in Review w/ Chad Holloway & Robbie Strazynski

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (1/12/21): 2020 Year in Review w/ Chad Holloway & Robbie Strazynski

Poker media veterans Bernard Lee, Chad Holloway, and Robbie Strazynski review what happened in poker in 2020, including all things WSOP-related, online poker-related, and more, in part 1 of this two-part Year in Review special on the Bernard Lee Poker Show.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (12/22/20): Ken Tilden Tribute

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (12/22/20): Ken Tilden Tribute

The Bernard Lee Poker Show pays tribute to popular Massachusetts poker player Ken Tilden, who passed away due to COIVD-19.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (12/1/20): Joe Hachem and Nick Binger

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (12/1/20): Joe Hachem and Nick Binger

The Bernard Lee Poker Show sits down with 2005 WSOP Main Event Champion Joe Hachem on the 15th anniversary of his winning the title, as well as 2-time WSOP bracelet winner and LearnWPT President Nick Binger.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (12/1/20): Joe Hachem and Nick Binger

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (12/1/20): Joe Hachem and Nick Binger

The Bernard Lee Poker Show sits down with 2005 WSOP Main Event Champion Joe Hachem on the 15th anniversary of his winning the title, as well as 2-time WSOP bracelet winner and LearnWPT President Nick Binger.

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Poker Headlines | Everything we know about the winter 2020 WSOP Main Event

Poker Headlines | Everything we know about the winter 2020 WSOP Main Event

The World Series of Poker has just announced an online/live hybrid Main Event to be held at the end of 2020, which will allow domestic (US) and international players to compete in a $10,000 freezeout on WSOP.com and GGPoker, respectively. The live final tables will be held at King’s Casino, Czech Republic, and at the Rio in Las Vegas.

This topic, and much more on the latest episode of Poker Headlines, with Gillian Epp and Maureen Bloechlinger.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (11/10/20): Dario Sammartino

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (11/10/20): Dario Sammartino

The Bernard Lee Poker Show features an interview with 2019 World Series of Poker Main Event runner up Dario Sammartino, who discusses his second place finish and competing heads up versus his good friend and the eventual champion Hossein Ensan.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (11/3/20): Pat “IchiiKawawa” Lyons

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (11/3/20): Pat “IchiiKawawa” Lyons

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews longtime veteran poker pro, 2020 WSOP Online Summer Series bracelet winner Pat “IchiiKawawa” Lyons.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (10/27/20): Matt Affleck

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (10/27/20): Matt Affleck

The Bernard Lee Poker Show welcomes Matt Affleck, who shares his opinions re: staying away from live poker until after the pandemic, and who reflects on the unforgettable hand vs. Jonathan Duhamel in the 2010 WSOP Main Event.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (10/20/20): David Williams

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (10/20/20): David Williams

Bernard Lee welcomes poker pro David Williams to the show to discuss the latter’s decision to compete on Season 7 of the popular television show MasterChef.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (10/13/20): Jeff Platt and David Williams

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (10/13/20): Jeff Platt and David Williams

Bernard Lee interviews Jeff Platt and David Williams, who were the commentators on the 2020 WSOP Online Poker Summer Series Main Event held on GGpoker.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (10/6/20): Joe Cada

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (10/6/20): Joe Cada

On this episode of the Bernard Lee Poker Show, Bernard speaks with 2009 World Series of Poker Main Even champion Joe Cada, who remembers his friend, runner up Darvin Moon, who recently passed away.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (9/29/20): Darvin Moon Tribute

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (9/29/20): Darvin Moon Tribute

To honor the passing of the late Darvin Moon, Bernard Lee relives his two interviews with the beloved Maryland logger, which took place back in 2009 and 2010.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (9/22/20): AJ Kelsall

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (9/22/20): AJ Kelsall

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews 2020 World Series of Poker Global Casino Championship Winner, AJ Kelsall.

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Interview with Stoyan Madanzhiev, 2020 WSOP Online Summer Series Main Event Champion

Interview with Stoyan Madanzhiev, 2020 WSOP Online Summer Series Main Event Champion

Stoyan Madanzhiev just took down the richest ever prize in the history of online poker, with a win in the 2020 WSOP Online Summer Series Main Event.

In this interview, we get to know the Bulgarian poker champion a little bit better.

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Negreanu goes close as Kelsall seals final WSOP bracelet of the summer

Canadian poker legend Daniel Negreanu got oh so close to a seventh WSOP bracelet only to bubble the final table of the final WSOP event to take place this summer.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (9/8/20): Tribute to Mike Sexton

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (9/8/20): Tribute to Mike Sexton

Bernard Lee relives his 2016 interview with Mike Sexton, in tribute to Mike’s recent passing on September 6, 2020. The interview took place just after Mike won his World Poker Tour title in Montreal.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (9/1/20): Norman Chad

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (9/1/20): Norman Chad

Bernard Lee speaks with the longtime beloved World Series of Poker commentator, Norman Chad. The pair discuss the 2020 WSOP Online Summer Series and Norman’s deep run in Event #28, from a hotel room in Stateline, Nevada.

They also discuss Norman’s depression during the COVID-19 pandemic, as he’s been away from his wife for many months and lost his beloved dog Daisy.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (8/25/20): Nick “samadhi” Binger

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (8/25/20): Nick “samadhi” Binger

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews 2020 WSOP Online Summer Series bracelet winner, Nick Binger, discussing his second WSOP bracelet win. Nick also discusses his role as lead instructor for LearnWPT.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (8/18/20): Michael “miguelfiesta” Lech

On this episode of the Bernard Lee Poker Show, Bernard speaks with 2020 WSOP Online Summer Series bracelet Winner Michael Lech. Michael talks about his poker career, his current setup for the online summer poker grind, and how meaningful the bracelet win was to him after having previously won eight WSOP Circuit rings.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (8/11/20): Chad Holloway

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (8/11/20): Chad Holloway

On this episode of the Bernard Lee Poker Show, Bernard interviews Chad Holloway, Pokernews’ Head of Live Reporting North America, to discuss what it was like for Chad to report on all 31 days of the Nevada/New Jersey portion of the 2020 WSOP Online Summer Series.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (8/4/20): Jeff Platt and David Tuchman

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (8/4/20): Jeff Platt and David Tuchman

The Bernard Lee Poker Show sits down with 2020 World Series of Poker Online Summer Series commentators Jeff Platt and David Tuchman to discuss the nuances and unique things about commentating on an online poker series as opposed to a live one.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (7/28/20): Tony “Panoramic” Dunst

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (7/28/20): Tony “Panoramic” Dunst

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews 2020 World Series of Poker Online Summer Series Bracelet Winner and World Poker Tour commentator, Tony Dunst, discussing his second bracelet win.

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Top 5 Reasons Why the 2020 WSOP Online Has Been a Success Thus Far

Top 5 Reasons Why the 2020 WSOP Online Has Been a Success Thus Far

The 2020 WSOP Online Summer Series is unlike any previous World Series of Poker and while it has certainly had its challenges, there have been a lot of positives going for it, too.

In this op-ed, Calum Grant lists his top five reasons why the 2020 WSOP Online has been a success, including increased accessibility, Ryan Depaulo, and more.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (7/21/20): Ryan “JoeyIsAMush” Depaulo

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (7/21/20): Ryan “JoeyIsAMush” Depaulo

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews 2020 WSOP Online Summer Series bracelet winner, Ryan “JoeIsAMush” Depaulo, who discusses winning in a mall parking lot just outside of Whole Foods. He also explains his screen name and Bernard talks with Ryan about being named King of Degenerate Gamblers by Bryan Micon and Norman Chad.

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Pat Lyons Wins First Gold Bracelet at 2020 World Series Poker

Pat Lyons Wins First Gold Bracelet at 2020 World Series Poker

Recapping the first ever bracelet victory for accomplished pro poker player Pat Lyons, who took down a $777 No-limit Texas Hold ‘Em event online to win $173,551 at the 2020 World Series of Poker Online.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/30/20): Ron “MacDaddy15” McMillen

Bernard Lee interviews 2020 WSOP Online Summer Series Bracelet Winner, Ron “MacDaddy15” McMillen. He captured Event #9, the $1,000 no-limit hold’em 6-max, earning $188,214 by emerging victorious in a field of 1,026 entries.

Ron explains how he got started in poker and how he enjoys coming to Las Vegas, NV, every summer to play in the WSOP. Having never played poker online before, he gave it a shot at the encouragement of his friends, and 12 hours later, Ron became a WSOP bracelet winner with the celebratory moments captured on film.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (7/7/20): Eli Elezra

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (7/7/20): Eli Elezra

Bernard interviews four-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Eli Elezra. Eli speaks about his time in the Israel Defense Forces, specifically his tour of duty during the first Lebanon War, in which he almost got killed twice.

Eli also talks about how he got into poker while working in Alaska, and his time playing with some of the game’s true legends, including Chip Reese, Doyle Brunson, Stu Ungar, Phil Ivey, and more.

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The Pokercode Academy – WSOP 2020 – is Now Open! 🎓

The Pokercode Academy – WSOP 2020 – is Now Open! 🎓

With the 2020 WSOP being held online, the team at Pokercode, including founders Fedor Holz and Matthias Eibinger, as well as top players like Steffen Sontheimer and mental game experts like Elliot Roe, are ready to coach you to success!

For just €199 you’ll get full access to the coaching staff, community, and a wealth of poker knowledge that could propel you to a WSOP bracelet this summer.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/30/20): Hossein Ensan

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/30/20): Hossein Ensan

2019 WSOP Main Event champion Hossein Ensan joins The Bernard Lee Poker Show for an interview to speak about about his reign as champion during this past year, as well as what he has done to be an ambassador for the game during this time.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/23/20): Author and Poker Player, Maria Konnikova

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/23/20): Author and Poker Player, Maria Konnikova

On this episode of the Bernard Lee Poker Show, Bernard interviews Maria Konnikova, accomplished poker player and author of the new book The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win.

Maria talks about her 3.5-year long odyssey in the poker world, which saw her get coached by Poker Hall of Famer Erik Seidel, climb to great heights and big wins, and being a PokerStars sponsored pro.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/16/20): Jamie Kerstetter – Part 2

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/16/20): Jamie Kerstetter – Part 2

Bernard Lee interviews World Series of Poker Main Event commentator Jamie Kerstetter. She speaks about what it was like to commentate alongside Lon McEachern and Norman Chad, as well as what it was like to win the 2019 Global Poker Award for Twitter Personality of the Year.

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/16/20): Jamie Kerstetter – Part 1

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/16/20): Jamie Kerstetter – Part 1

Bernard Lee interviews World Series of Poker Main Event commentator Jamie Kerstetter. She speaks about how she got into poker after having studied for a Law degree. She also talks about her day-to-day life prior to and during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as her preference or playing online poker tournaments.

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WSOP Gold: The importance of Moneymaker’s Riverboat against Phil Ivey in 2003

WSOP Gold: The importance of Moneymaker’s Riverboat against Phil Ivey in 2003

It made everybody feel like they had a chance to win. Phil Ivey’s words in a 2013 interview with All-In Magazine are as true to this day as they ever have been. Ivey’s recollection of Chris Moneymaker’s incredible WSOP Main Event victory in 2003 are as important as anyone’s. After all, it was the WSOP […]

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/19/20): Lexy Gavin

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/19/20): Lexy Gavin

The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews poker pro and coach Lexy Gavin, who describes her experiences during the 2020 Shooting Star Bay 101 Main Event, which ended in a 10-way chop with Gavin finishing in 10th place.

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Patrick Leonard is runner-up as ‘800-522-4700’ wins GG Poker WSOP Super Circuit High Roller Championship for $2.1 million

Patrick Leonard is runner-up as ‘800-522-4700’ wins GG Poker WSOP Super Circuit High Roller Championship for $2.1 million

With over 500 entries, the $10 million guaranteed high roller event pulled in even more players than expected. […]

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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/12/20): Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier

The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/12/20): Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier

On this episode of the Bernard Lee Poker Show, Bernard interviews Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier, who discusses his StarCraft career, years in poker, being an ambassador for GG Poker, recently testing positive for COVID-19, and how people have been handling it in Prague, Czech Republic, where he lives.

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How to Find a Live Poker Tournament

How to Find a Live Poker Tournament

Poker tournaments are still the most popular way to play poker. You have many tools at your disposal when you’re looking for information on live poker tournaments in your area. Whether you’re looking for a local tournament, on vacation, or searching for opportunity to travel and live the poker dream, here are some of the […]

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Brady Returns for Day 5 of the WSOP Main Event

LAS VEGAS, NV—Today is moving day at the Rio, with less than 310 players remaining in this year’s WSOP Main Event. Among them is Mike Brady, Upswing Poker’s content manager par excellence, with a very respectable 686,000 chips. Heading into today’s play Mike reports that he feels “pretty good,” and that he’s “gonna get a […]

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