The Bernard Lee Poker Show (1/5/21): Rob Campbell (Part 2)

By Bernard Lee
January 09, 2021

Rob Campbell

In this episode of The Bernard Lee Poker Show on the Cardplayer Lifestyle Podcast Family, Bernard Lee conducts the second part of his interview with the 2019 WSOP Player of The Year (POY), Rob Campbell. Rob discusses going to WSOP Europe since he was in contention for WSOP POY. The drama at this event was incredible as the lead between him and Daniel Negreanu changed many times, including during The Colossus, which was the last event for the 2019 WSOP Europe. Rob talks about how his strategy may have been altered if there was no error in calculation.

0:00 Welcome to The Bernard Lee Poker Show as this week’s guest is 2019 WSOP Player of the Year (POY), Rob Campbell.
0:36 Bernard discusses recent poker news that began the year including Damian Salas  winning the “2020” WSOP Main Event, Huck Seed inducted into Poker Hall of Fame, Chris Moneymaker parts ways with PokerStars and James Carroll winning MSPT Venetian.
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7:43 Bernard welcomes Rob Campbell to the show.
8:22 Rob joins the show for the second part of his interview.
8:52 Rob confesses he never thought about WSOP POY, but goal was to win a WSOP bracelet, which he did for the $1,500 2-7 limit triple draw.
11:15 Rob talks about the $10,000 seven-card hi-lo 8 or better stud bracelet, including the final table.
13:00 Rob discusses his no-limit hold’em ability even though he is a mixed game player.
15:34 Rob talks about going to WSOP Europe and his strategy since he was contending for WSOP POY.
21:53 Rob remembers the POY race at the WSOP Europe especially a huge cash in $25,000 high roller which gave him the lead.
27:45 Rob discusses the WSOP POY situation heading into the last event (The Colossus). Note: the calculations were incorrect.
29:08 Rob remembers the event including entering Day 2 with a large stack, watching if Daniel will make it to Day 2 and playing Day 2.
35:17 Rob remembers Daniel achieving his goal and Rob busts out, thinking he lost WSOP POY.
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37:31 Bernard concludes his interview with 2019 WSOP Player of the Year (POY), Rob Campbell.
38:53 Rob talks about how his strategy could have changed if there was no POY miscalculation.
43:55 Rob talks about $10,000 championship WSOP bracelet tournaments.
46:30 Rob talks about his future schedule including Australian poker events but also the lack of interviews from Australia.

Rob Campbell



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Bernard Lee is a professional poker player who has more than $2.5 million and ten titles since turning pro following his 13th finish in the 2005 WSOP Main Event. Recognized as “the voice of poker in New England” by Cardplayer.com, Lee is known worldwide as a poker media personality having written for ESPN.com, PokerNews, Card […]

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