Ryan Hagerty

In this episode of The Bernard Lee Poker Show on the Cardplayer Lifestyle Podcast Family, Bernard Lee interviews the 2020 WSOP Main Event U.S. bracket 4th place finisher, Ryan Hagerty. The New Jersey native initially describes how he learned how to play poker and how he began playing online and live poker.

Ryan also talks about the behind the scenes of the 2020 WSOP Main Event US bracket. Then Rayn discusses his hot streak continuing as he won three partypoker online events in a matter of days.

0:00 Welcome to The Bernard Lee Poker Show as this week’s guest is the 2020 WSOP Main Event U.S. bracket 4th place finisher, Ryan Hagerty.
1:22 Bernard discusses Pokerithm Match #9 as he played and commentated this week.
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3:23 Bernard welcomes the 2020 WSOP Main Event U.S. bracket 4th place finisher, Ryan Hagerty.
4:20 Ryan joins The Bernard Lee Poker Show.
5:10 Ryan discusses how he got started in poker.
6:55 Ryan talks about his initial interest in poker journalism and covered the 2015 WPT Championship held at Borgata.
12:53 Ryan recalls how his family reacted to his decision to play poker professionally.
15:17 Ryan discusses lessons he has learned about bankroll management.
18:12 Ryan talks about the difference and the adjustment playing online and live poker.
22:59 Ryan talks about the boom of online poker during COVID-19 pandemic.
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26:34 Bernard continues his interview with the 2020 WSOP Main Event U.S. bracket 4th place finisher, Ryan Hagerty.
27:08 Ryan shares that he did not originally plan on playing in the 2020 WSOP Main Event unless he won a satellite.
29:28 Ryan talks about the 2020 WSOP Main Event, including the excellent structure.
33:05 Ryan discusses the 2020 WSOP Main Event experience including quarantining and the COVID-19 testing prior to the event.
39:26 Ryan discusses his friendship with Michael Cannon who also made the 2020 WSOP Main Event US bracket final table.
41:41 Ryan talks about playing in the 2020 WSOP Main Event U.S. bracket at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino.
47:06 Ryan talks about playing in the partypoker series and winning three events in a matter of days.
50:22 Ryan talks about his poker plans for the rest of this year prior to the summer.

Ryan Hagerty