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

By Bernard Lee
May 21, 2020

Lexy Gavin

In this episode of The Bernard Lee Poker Show on the Cardplayer Lifestyle Podcast Family, Bernard Lee interviews RunGoodGear Ambassador and poker coach, Lexy Gavin. Having placed 10th, Lexy describes the details of the Bay 101 Main Event (March 11-13, 2020) that ended in a 10-way chop due to COVID-19. Also, Lexy describes how she got started in poker online during college and eventually transitioned to live poker. Currently, she is focusing on live tournament poker and also poker coaching.

0:00Red Chip Poker Ad
0:49Welcome to The Bernard Lee Poker Show as this week’s guest will be RunGoodGear Ambassador and poker coach, Lexy Gavin.
3:12Bernard discusses how some casinos will reopen their poker rooms after the COVID-19 lockdown. Wynn has announced it will not reopen poker initially.
5:33GG WSOP Super Circuit Poker Online Series continues being played this month with overall 595 events including 18 WSOP Circuit ring events and $100 million guaranteed prize pool.
7:59PokerStars is holding their annual SCOOP (Spring Championship of Online Poker) series and former guest Benny Glaser captured his fifth career SCOOP title.
9:18WPT is holding their online poker championship on partypoker with $5 million guaranteed prize pool.
13:38RunGood Gear Ad
14:20Bernard welcomes RunGoodGear Ambassador and poker coach, Lexy Gavin.
15:12Lexy joins The Bernard Lee Poker Show.
16:00Lexy discusses how she got started playing online poker in college. Eventually, she multi-tabled on PokerStars and moved to Canada to play online after Black Friday. Then, Lexy moved to Las Vegas and transitioned to live poker.
18:25Lexy discussed her transition from online to live, which she described as difficult.
22:38Over the past few years, Lexy has begun focusing on live tournament poker and explains why she loves playing tournaments.
25:12Lexy discusses join the RunGoodGear Ambassador team.
28:00Lexy talks about determining her tournaments schedule.
31:12Red Chip Poker Ad
32:01ShareMyPair Ad
32:34Bernard continues his interview with RunGoodGear Ambassador and poker coach, Lexy Gavin.
35:42Lexy recalls playing in other WPT events leading up to the 2020 Shooting Star Bay 101 Main Event and the possibility of attending or not attending.
37:48During Day 1 of the 2020 Shooting Star Bay 101 Main Event, Lexy remembers the event, the unique dynamics and the NBA shutdown.
39:43Lexy describes Day 2 of the 2020 Shooting Star Bay 101 Main Event.
41:23Lexy remembers Day 3 from her perspective and the eventual ICM chop due to COVID-19.
45:18Lexy talks about working with Jonathan Little’s Pokercoaching.com and launching her poker coaching site and YouTube channel.

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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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