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.

0:00Red Chip Poker Ad
0:49Welcome to The Bernard Lee Poker Show as this week’s guest will be WPT Anchor, Lynn Gilmartin.
2:40GG 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.
3:11PokerStars 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.
4:55Christian 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.
7:02RunGood Gear Ad
7:46Bernard welcomes WPT Anchor, Lynn Gilmartin.
8:31Lynn joins The Bernard Lee Poker Show.
9:18Lynn discusses how she got started in the world of poker over a decade at the casino in Melbourne in the marketing department.
11:06Beginning in 2009, Lynn remembers being thrust in front of the camera with PokerNews, covering the WSOP, including the WSOP Main Event.
15:25Lynn discusses her extensive travels which includes 32 countries, several multiple times.
19:12Lynn talks about getting the WPT anchor position, including bring a WPT event to her hometown of Melbourne.
26:49Lynn is so pleased to bring a WPT event to her homeland of Australia at the Star Gold Coast Casino.
29:21Red Chip Poker Ad
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30:42Bernard continues his interview with WPT Anchor, Lynn Gilmartin.
31:19Lynn recalls being notified that she was inducted into the Australian Poker Hall of Fame.
33:55Lynn reminisces about her induction ceremony into the Australian Poker Hall of Fame with Kahle Burns.
39:54Lynn talks about being born in Ireland an then moving to Australia when she was only 16 months old.
40:43Lynn tries her best Irish accent and discusses going home to Australia a couple of times a year.
46:40Lynn talks about working with PokerGO and travelling tournament to tournament.

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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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