10th Anniversary of Black Friday (4/15/11)

In this episode of The Bernard Lee Poker Show on the Cardplayer Lifestyle Podcast Family, Bernard Lee reminisces about the tenth anniversary of Black Friday (4/15/11), the shutdown of online poker in the United States.

This show aired 10 years ago on April 19, 2011.  First, Bernard reviews the timeline of online poker in the United States. Next, Bernard spoke with poker journalist, BJ Nemeth to get his perspective of Black Friday.

0:00 Welcome to The Bernard Lee Poker Show where Bernard Lee reminisces about the tenth anniversary of Black Friday (4/15/11), the shutdown of online poker in the United States, speaking with poker journalist, BJ Nemeth.
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5:30 Bernard replays the news from ten years ago about Black Friday (4/15/11), the shutdown of online poker in the United States.
9:10 Bernard and Steve Buchanan review the poker news, including Black Friday, ten years ago prior to Black Friday.
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16:43 Bernard reviews the timeline of online poker in the United States including Black Friday.
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29:53 Bernard interviews poker journalist, BJ Nemeth.
30:25 BJ joins the show.
30:41 BJ reveals his initial reaction and how he found out about the initial effects of Black Friday.
31:51 BJ discusses how Black Friday will affect live poker, including World Poker Tour and WSOP.
36:12 BJ speculates about how many professional poker players will consider moving to other countries to play online poker.
41:34 BJ discuss the situation of player’s funds in the online poker for US players.
43:48 BJ analyzes the situation of online sites such as PokerStars and Full Tilt after Black Friday.
53:28 BJ talks about short term effect, such as live poker including WSOP qualifiers, WSOP main event and poker television shows.
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