Anthony Zinno

In this episode of The Bernard Lee Poker Show on the Cardplayer Lifestyle Podcast Family, Bernard Lee interviews three-time WPT champion and two-time WSOP bracelet winner, Anthony Zinno. Having placed 8th, Anthony describes the details of the Bay 101 Shooting Star Main Event (March 11-13, 2020). Also, Anthony discussed growing up in New England and how he started playing poker live at Foxwoods and Borgata and online during college and law school. Additionally, Anthony talks about the Poker Masters which was moved to online due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the fact that he is not playing this year since partypoker is not available in the U.S.

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0:49 Welcome to The Bernard Lee Poker Show as this week’s guest will be three-time WPT champion & two-time WSOP bracelet winner, Anthony Zinno.
1:05 2020 WSOP has been postponed, as Caesars targets a fall date for the year’s most anticipated poker tournament series.
2:07 Poker Masters is underway and will conclude at the end of the month.
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5:05 Bernard welcomes three-time WPT champion & two-time WSOP bracelet winner, Anthony Zinno
5:53 Anthony joins The Bernard Lee Poker Show.
6:07 Anthony discusses how he got started in poker, playing poker as he grew up in New England area, playing live at Foxwoods and Borgata and also played online in college and law school.
11:11 Anthony describes starting with no-limit hold’em and also played PLO.  He didn’t start playing other mixed games until 2012.
13:27 Anthony recalls his incredibly successful 2015 year in poker when he won two WPT titles, WPT Player of the Year and his WSOP bracelet.
18:12 Anthony discusses playing a high variance style during tournaments.
20:00 Anthony discusses the difference between his two WSOP bracelets.
24:19 Anthony talks about Poker Masters moved to an online series due to COVID-19 pandemic.
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33:10 Bernard continues his interview with three-time WPT champion & two-time WSOP bracelet winner, Anthony Zinno.
35:42 Anthony recalls events leading up to the 2020 Shooting Star Bay 101 Main Event and the possibility of not attending.
40:18 During Day 1 of the 2020 Shooting Star Bay 101 Main Event, Anthony remembers the events including staff sanitizing the tables, a player getting a refund for his buy-in and the NBA shutdown.
45:45 Anthony describes Day 2 of the 2020 Shooting Star Bay 101 Main Event.
48:01 Anthony remembers Day 3 from his perspective and the eventual ICM chop due to COVID-19.

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