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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (2/16/21): Scott Stewart

By Robbie Strazynski
February 19, 2021

Scott Stewart

In this episode of The Bernard Lee Poker Show on the Cardplayer Lifestyle Podcast Family, Bernard Lee interviews the 2021 bestbet Jacksonville Winter Poker Open Main Event Champion, Scott Stewart. Initially, Scott discusses how he got started in poker and his success on tour including five WSOP Circuit rings, 13th place in 2017 WSOP Main Event and earning over $2 million. Also, since he played at both WPT Lucky Hearts at Seminole Hard Rock and bestbet Jacksonville, Scott was able to discuss and compared the two locations and their COVID protocols.

0:00Welcome to The Bernard Lee Poker Show as this week’s guest is 2021 bestbet Jacksonville Winter Poker Open Main Event Champion, Scott Stewart.
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2:21Bernard welcomes 2021 bestbet Jacksonville Winter Poker Open Main Event Champion, Scott Stewart.
3:22Scott joins The Bernard Lee Poker Show.
4:00Scott discusses how he got started in poker because of the Moneymaker Boom and when he transitioned to live poker.
8:46Scott talks about his incredible year (beginning in December of 2014) where he captured four WSOP rings.
13:44Scott gives some advice about playing a big stack, especially during a WSOP Circuit event.
21:31Scott recalls his 13th place finish at the 2017 WSOP Main Event.
25:30Scott remembers what tournaments he played in when the COVID pandemic hit including the Bay 101 Shooting Star and COVID contact tracing.
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32:16Bernard continues his interview with 2021 bestbet Jacksonville Winter Poker Open Main Event Champion, Scott Stewart.
32:57Scott discusses playing during the WSOP Summer Online series in Lake Tahoe, Nevada, and playing online during 2020.
38:10Scott talks about why he decided to play in the Florida poker main events in January 2021.
40:31Scott discusses the experience playing under COVID restrictions at the WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open.
45:18Scott discusses the experience playing under COVID restrictions at the bestbet Jacksonville.
49:10Scott talks about the field in Florida during these events.
52:35Scott talks about his poker plans for the rest of this year prior to the summer.

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Robbie Strazynski

Robbie founded Cardplayerlifestyle.com in 2009. A veteran poker writer and presenter, Robbie hosts The Orbit, a first-of-its-kind roundtable discussion live broadcast on Twitch.tv/poker featuring poker’s biggest names and personalities, as well as the CardsChat Podcast. In 2019, Robbie translated the autobiography of poker legend Eli Elezra (Pulling the Trigger) from Hebrew into English. Robbie’s “Running […]