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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (4/28/20): Tyler Patterson

By Bernard Lee
April 30, 2020

Tyler Patterson

In this episode of The Bernard Lee Poker Show on the Cardplayer Lifestyle Podcast Family, Bernard Lee interviews WPT champion and WSOP bracelet winner, Tyler Patterson. Having placed fourth, Tyler describes the details of the WPT Bay 101 Shooting Star Main Event (March 11-13, 2020). Tyler also discusses growing up in Washington State, starting out as a dealer and the ban of online poker in Washington State. Tyler also describes how special it was to win a WSOP bracelet and WPT title.

Also, in the news, RunGood Poker President Tana Karn joins the show to announce the “Keep The Lights On” Initiative that is designed to help the freelance poker media corps. Click here if you’re interested in making a donation.

Be sure to follow Bernard on Twitter and subscribe to his YouTube page to be eligible to win an exclusive “Keep The Lights On” hoodie (RunGood Gear has produced only 50 of these limited-edition sweatshirts).

0:00RedChipPoker Ad
0:49Welcome to The Bernard Lee Poker Show as this week’s guest will be WPT Champion and WSOP bracelet winner, Tyler Patterson.
1:17Alexandros Kolonias captures the overall 2020 Poker Masters championship, which was held online on partypoker.
2:57RunGood Poker President Tana Karn joins the show to announce “Keep The Lights Initiative” that is designed to help the freelance poker media corps.
8:08RunGood Gear Ad
8:51Bernard welcomes WPT Champion and WSOP bracelet winner, Tyler Patterson
9:52Tyler joins The Bernard Lee Poker Show
10:49Tyler discusses how he got started in poker, starting as a dealer in the Seattle area.
13:06Tyler describes growing up playing live poker since Washington State had an online ban beginning in 2006.
16:24Tyler recalls the couple of books (Theory of Poker by David Sklansky and Super System by Doyle Brunson) that he read early in his career.
20:08Tyler discusses how he continued to improve his poker game over the past 15 years, as the game as continued to develop.
23:57Tyler recalls how special it was to win his WSOP bracelet back in 2014 in the $1,500 PLO Hi-Lo 8 or better event.
27:18Tyler talks about his desire to become a member of poker’s Triple Crown club (WSOP bracelet, WPT Main Event and EPT Main Event)
31:12ShareMyPair Ad
31:44Bernard continues his interview with WPT Champion and WSOP bracelet winner, Tyler Patterson.
34:38Tyler discusses his role as National Ambassador for Thunder Valley Casino and playing the WPT Thunder Valley right before the Shooting Star Bay 101.
38:34Tyler recalls travelling with previous show’s guests Matt Savage and Anthony Zinno from Thunder Valley to Bay 101.
40:26During Day 1 of the 2020 Shooting Star Bay 101 Main Event, Tyler remembers the major events unfolding, including NCAA postponements and the NBA shutdown.
43:25Tyler describes end of the Day 2 of the 2020 Shooting Star Bay 101 Main Event.
45:14Tyler remembers Day 3 from his perspective and the eventual ICM chop due to COVID-19.
54:25Tyler describes the empty streets of the Las Vegas Strip during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Tyler Patterson

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Bernard Lee is a professional poker player who has more than $2.5 million and ten titles since turning pro following his 13th finish in the 2005 WSOP Main Event. Recognized as “the voice of poker in New England” by Cardplayer.com, Lee is known worldwide as a poker media personality having written for ESPN.com, PokerNews, Card […]

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