The Bernard Lee Poker Show (5/26/20): Lynn Gilmartin – Part 1

By Bernard Lee
May 27, 2020

Lynn Gilmartin

In this episode of The Bernard Lee Poker Show on the Cardplayer Lifestyle Podcast Family, Bernard Lee interviews WPT Anchor, Lynn Gilmartin. She discusses how she got started in poker. After discussing her excitement in bringing a WPT event to her home country of Australia, Lynn reminisces about being inducted into the Australian Poker Hall of Fame.

0:00 Red Chip Poker Ad
0:49 Welcome to The Bernard Lee Poker Show as this week’s guest will be WPT Anchor, Lynn Gilmartin.
2:40 GG 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.
3:11 PokerStars is holding their annual SCOOP (Spring Championship of Online Poker) series and former guest Kenny Hallaert captured his third career SCOOP title. Additionally, PokerStars Player’s championship and EPT Barcelona have been cancelled in 2020 and return in 2021.
4:55 Christian Jeppsson outlasted a record 2,130 entries in the online WPT Championship event on partypoker, taking home $923,786 and a $15,000 seat into Season XVIII Tournament of Champions.
7:02 RunGood Gear Ad
7:46 Bernard welcomes WPT Anchor, Lynn Gilmartin.
8:31 Lynn joins The Bernard Lee Poker Show.
9:18 Lynn discusses how she got started in the world of poker over a decade at the casino in Melbourne in the marketing department.
11:06 Beginning in 2009, Lynn remembers being thrust in front of the camera with PokerNews, covering the WSOP, including the WSOP Main Event.
15:25 Lynn discusses her extensive travels which includes 32 countries, several multiple times.
19:12 Lynn talks about getting the WPT anchor position, including bring a WPT event to her hometown of Melbourne.
26:49 Lynn is so pleased to bring a WPT event to her homeland of Australia at the Star Gold Coast Casino.
29:21 Red Chip Poker Ad
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30:42 Bernard continues his interview with WPT Anchor, Lynn Gilmartin.
31:19 Lynn recalls being notified that she was inducted into the Australian Poker Hall of Fame.
33:55 Lynn reminisces about her induction ceremony into the Australian Poker Hall of Fame with Kahle Burns.
39:54 Lynn talks about being born in Ireland an then moving to Australia when she was only 16 months old.
40:43 Lynn tries her best Irish accent and discusses going home to Australia a couple of times a year.
46:40 Lynn talks about working with PokerGO and travelling tournament to tournament.

Lynn Gilmartin



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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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