Mori Eskandani

In this episode of The Bernard Lee Poker Show on the Cardplayer Lifestyle Podcast Family, Bernard Lee interviews President of PokerGO, former high stakes poker player and 2018 Poker Hall of Famer, Mori Eskandani.

During the interview, Mori describes how he got involved in the world of poker and relives the “good old days” of poker. Also, Mori discusses how playing high stakes poker previously has helped him in today’s world of poker media including in his role as President of PokerGO. Mori also talks about his numerous shows including Poker Superstars, Poker After Dark, High Stakes Poker and the WSOP Main Event.

During the second part of the interview, Mori talks about interest of the heads-up battles (e.g., Daniel Negreanu vs. Doug Polk) in 2021. Also, Mori discusses the incredible renewed interest in High Stakes Poker and the production of the new version of the show. After talking about influences of Henry Orenstein and Cary Katz, Mori talks about his current role at PokerGO as President. Finally, Mori talks about his notification of his induction into the Poker Hall of Fame in 2018.

0:00 Welcome to The Bernard Lee Poker Show as this week’s guest is President of PokerGO, former high stakes poker player and 2018 Poker Hall of Famer, Mori Eskandani.
0:05 WPT had final tables at the PokerGO Studio.

– WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open was won by Veerab Zakarian ($674,840)

– WPT LA Poker Classic was won by Bala Patur ($1,015,000)

– WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown was won by Brek Schutten ($1,261,095) – Brek will be the show’s guest next week

4:19 Triton Poker Tables Ad
5:16 Bernard welcomes Mori Eskandani to the show.
6:06 Mori joins the show
7:15 Mori describes how he got involved in the world of poker and relives the good old days of poker.
14:47 Mori recalls Chip Reese and describes his poker talent.
18:03 Mori discusses how playing high stakes poker previously has helped him in today’s world of poker media including in his role as President of PokerGO.
24:01 Mori praises his production team.
25:50 Mori talks about his numerous shows including Poker Superstars, Poker After Dark, High Stakes Poker.
31:03 RunGood Gear Ad
31:46 Bernard continues his interview with Mori Eskandani, President of PokerGO.
33:26 Mori talks about interest of the heads-up battles (e.g., Daniel Negreanu vs Doug Polk) in 2021.
39:15 Mori discusses the incredible renewed interest in High Stakes Poker and the production of the new version of the show. He also praises Henry Orenstein and Cary Katz.
42:53 Mori talks about his current role at PokerGO as President.
44:43 Mori discusses the future of PokerGO including live events and taped events.
48:54 Mori talks about his notification of his induction into the Poker Hall of Fame in 2018.

Mori Eskandani