The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/2/20): Lynn Gilmartin – Part 2

Lynn Gilmartin

In this episode of The Bernard Lee Poker Show on the Cardplayer Lifestyle Podcast Family, Bernard Lee concludes his interview with WPT Anchor, Lynn Gilmartin.  During Part 2 of the interview, she discusses her fundraising efforts for the native animals affected by the Australia bush fires earlier this year.  She also discusses presenting AUS $100,000 to the Australian Zoo and the Irwin family.

0:00Red Chip Poker Ad
0:49Welcome to The Bernard Lee Poker Show as this week’s guest will be WPT Anchor, Lynn Gilmartin.
2:02GG WSOP Super Circuit Poker Online Series completed this week. German player “schimmelgodx” outlasted 9,779 entries to win the series’ main event for over $1.27 million.
3:46WSOP Global Casino Championship has been moved online to WSOP.com on September 13, 2020.
5:29Super High Roller Bowl is being played on partypoker. Viktor Blom captured his second title of the series. Additionally, SCOOP is concluding this week on PokerStars.
6:48Two-time November Niner Mark Newhouse reported and posted on Facebook the protests and the police aggression in San Jose last Saturday.
9:39RunGood Gear Ad
10:22Bernard welcomes back WPT Anchor, Lynn Gilmartin.
11:17Lynn joins The Bernard Lee Poker Show.
11:40Lynn discusses her fundraising efforts for the animals affected by the Australian bushfires, eventually raising an incredible $100,000 AUD.
19:57Lynn discusses why the fires this year were so devastating.
21:42Lynn describes the effect to the koala bear population, which was reduced by one-third due to this year’s fires.
19:12Lynn talks about getting the WPT anchor position, including bringing a WPT event to her hometown of Melbourne.
24:19Lynn explains the amount of land that was devastated as a result of the fires, which was approximately equal to 10 million football fields.
26:11Red Chip Poker Ad
27:00ShareMyPair Ad
27:32Bernard continues Part 2 of his interview with WPT Anchor, Lynn Gilmartin.
28:38Lynn describes making the donation to the Australian Zoo and the Irwin family.
36:57Lynn reports that the Australian Zoo was not affected by the bushfires.
41:12People can still donate at wildlifewarriors.org
42:23Lynn discusses her interest in and pursuit of acting.

Lynn Gilmartin

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Robbie Strazynski

Robbie founded Cardplayerlifestyle.com in 2009. A veteran poker writer and presenter, Robbie hosts The Orbit, a first-of-its-kind roundtable discussion live broadcast on Twitch.tv/poker featuring poker’s biggest names and personalities, as well as the CardsChat Podcast. In 2019, Robbie translated the autobiography of poker legend Eli Elezra (Pulling the Trigger) from Hebrew into English. Robbie’s “Running […]