YouTube Video: Interview with Kristen Bicknell discussing COVID-19

YouTube Video: Interview with Tyler Patterson discussing COVID-19

Kristen Bicknell, Lexy Gavin and Tyler Patterson

In this episode of The Bernard Lee Poker Show on the Cardplayer Lifestyle Podcast Family, Bernard Lee continues to reminisce about the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 shutdown in the United States with Part 2 of his interviews from last year.

First, Bernard replays an interview with three-time Female GPI Player of the Year (POY) and two-time WSOP bracelet winner, Kristen Bicknell. Having placed in 2nd place, Kristen describes the details of the Bay 101 Main Event (March 11-13, 2020).

Next, Bernard spoke with RunGoodGear Ambassador and poker coach, Lexy Gavin, who placed 10th in the event. Finally, Bernard replays his interview with WPT champion and WSOP bracelet winner, Tyler Patterson. Having placed 4th, Tyler describes the details of the Bay 101 Main Event (March 11-13, 2020). Also, Tyler describes how unusual the Las Vegas Strip was during the lockdown.

0:00 Welcome to The Bernard Lee Poker Show where Bernard Lee continues to reminisce at the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 shutdown in the United States speaking with Kristen Bicknell, 2020 Shooting Star Bay 101 Main Event runner-up, Lexy Gavin, 10th place finisher and Tyler Patterson, 4th place finisher.
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2:42 Bernard welcomes three-time Female GPI Player of the Year (POY) and two-time WSOP bracelet winner, Kristen Bicknell, who finished runner-up in the 2020 Bay 1010 Main Event.
3:17 Kristen joins The Bernard Lee Poker Show.
5:38 Kristen recalls events leading up to the 2020 Shooting Star Bay 101 Main Event
9:45 During Day 1 of the 2020 Shooting Star Bay 101 Main Event, Kristen remembers the significant announcements on Day 1, March 11, 2020, such as NBA shutdown and Tom Hanks testing positive.
12:37 Kristen describes what the players were discussing at the end of Day 2 2020 Shooting Star Bay 101 Main Event.
13:58 Kristen remembers Day 3 from her perspective and the eventual ICM chop due to COVID-19.  Prior guest of the show, Craig Varnell was declared the winner and she ended up finishing in 2nd place.  Later that day, Bay 101 closed its doors.
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20:31 Bernard continues his COVID-19 one-year anniversary looking back at his interview with RunGoodGear Ambassador and poker coach, Lexy Gavin.
23:40 Lexy recalls playing in other WPT events leading up to the 2020 Shooting Star Bay 101 Main Event and the possibility of attending or not attending.
25:45 During Day 1 of the 2020 Shooting Star Bay 101 Main Event, Lexy remembers the event, the unique dynamics and the NBA shutdown.
27:40 Lexy describes Day 2 of the 2020 Shooting Star Bay 101 Main Event.
29:20 Lexy remembers Day 3 from her perspective and the eventual ICM chop due to COVID-19.
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33:35 Bernard continues his COVID-19 one-year anniversary looking back at his interview with WPT Champion and WSOP bracelet winner, Tyler Patterson, who finished in 4th place.
36:30 Tyler discusses his role as National Ambassador for Thunder Valley Casino and playing the WPT Thunder Valley right before the Shooting Star Bay 101.
40:24 Tyler recalls travelling with previous show’s guests Matt Savage and Anthony Zinno from Thunder Valley to Bay 101.
42:17 Tyler discusses the precautions taken by the casinos during the tournaments.
43:53 During Day 1 of the 2020 Shooting Star Bay 101 Main Event, Tyler remembers the events including NCAA postponements and the NBA shutdown.
45:17 Tyler describes end of the Day 2 of the 2020 Shooting Star Bay 101 Main Event.
48:05 Tyler remembers Day 3 from his perspective and the eventual ICM chop due to COVID-19.
56:16 Tyler describes the empty streets of the Las Vegas Strip during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Lexy Gavin, Tyler Patterson, Kristen Bicknell