The Bernard Lee Poker Show (1/27/20): Tana Karn, President RunGoodGear

By Bernard Lee
January 29, 2020

In this episode of The Bernard Lee Poker Show on the Cardplayer Lifestyle Podcast Family, Bernard Lee interviews President and founder of RunGoodGear.com, Tana Karn. During the interview, Tana discusses the 2020 RunGood Poker Series: All-Star Season with an exclusive Pro-Am Event at the Poker Go Studio at the Aria Casino in Las Vegas.

Time Stamps

0:00Welcome to The Bernard Lee Poker Show as this week’s guest is President of RunGoodGear and RunGood Pokler Series (RGPS), Tana Karn.
0:05The Bernard Lee Poker Show begins a new era as the show joins the newly created Cardplayer Lifestyle Poker Podcast Family.
1:09Robbie Strazynski joins the show to discuss the newly created Cardplayer Lifestyle Poker Podcast Family including The Bernard Lee Poker Show and Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast.
5:20Brian Altman captured the WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open beating an 843-player field, earning $482,636. He became the first player in WPT history to win the same main event twice (he also won the event back in 2015).
6:13Lytle Allen outlasted a field of 491 players a start studded final table to win the WSOP Horseshoe Tunica Main Event for $144,313.
7:57Next week’s guest will be renown film critic and avid poker player Richard Roeper as we have our 5th Annual Academy Awards preview show.
9:06RunGood Gear Ad
9:49Bernard welcomes Tana Karn to the show.
11:06Tana joins the show
11:54Tana describes how he started his clothing line (RunGoodGear) and the poker series (RunGood Poker Series), which was named the 2019 Global Poker Awards Mid-Major Circuit/Tour of the Year.
20:17Tana recalls the initial tournament series with RGPS (called Showbound) back in 2019 and PokerGo with the grand prize of playing on Poker After Dark
24:42Share My Pair Ad
25:14Bernard continues his interview with Tana Karn, President of RunGoodGear and the RunGood Poker Series
26:10Tana discusses the 2020 RunGood Poker Series, collaborating with Poker Central/PokerGo including an exclusive Pro-Am at the PokerGO studio
31:48Tana announces that the RGPS is expanding out West to San Diego (Jamul Casino) and Sacramento area (Thunder Valley Casino) and new stop in Oklahoma City (Grand Casino)
35:55Tana discusses Global Poker Award nomination for tour and ambassadors including Bernard’s ESPN column discussing Phil Hellmuth’s 30th anniversary of his WSOP Main Event
41:42Tana discusses the future of RGPS including possible expansion to the East Coast of the U.S.
44:16RGPS kicks off 2020 season at Horseshoe Council Bluffs on February 4, 2020.


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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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