The poker world saw plenty of memorable moments in 2020. From the WSOP Online Summer Series temporarily replacing the in-person WSOP at the Rio in Las Vegas to grudge matches, big name returns and more, here’s a rundown of 6 of the most memorable things that happened in poker this year.
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.
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.
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.
Twitter is where it’s at if you’re looking to be a part of the poker community on social media. That said, finding sources of positivity within the community can sometimes be a challenge.
We’ve put together our list of the top 21 accounts you need to follow for positivity in poker. Let us know who else ought to have made the list.
As a longtime mixed games enthusiast, it pains me to see that so many fewer poker players partake in such games versus “just boring old Hold’em” gatherings. To help promote the “mixed game movement” I decided to host a proper meet up game for the first time.
It was held at Westgate Casino Las Vegas, and very good times were had. Check out a recap of what went down on this fun and special night of Dealer’s Choice shenanigans.