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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (6/30/20): Hossein Ensan

Hossein Ensan

In this episode of The Bernard Lee Poker Show on the Cardplayer Lifestyle Podcast Family, Bernard Lee interviews the 2019 WSOP Main Event champion, Hossein Ensan. While Hossein discusses two critical hands during his magical run, including the final one, it will be very helpful for many aspiring poker players. Hossein also discusses being not only the WSOP Main Event champion, but also a solid ambassador for the WSOP brand.

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0:49Welcome to The Bernard Lee Poker Show as this week’s guest, 2019 WSOP Main Event champion, Hossein Ensan.
1:55During the entire month of July, WSOP.com will be hosting the 2020 Summer Online World Series of Poker awarding 31 bracelets, one event each day. Additionally, GGPoker will also be awarding 54 bracelets during its own summer series from July 19 through September 6 and released its schedule this past week.
3:50David “TheKing411” Coleman outlasted a field of 868 entries to capture the WPT Online partypoker Open for $56,586.
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6:12Bernard welcomes 2019 WSOP Main Event champion, Hossein Ensan.
6:45Hossein joins The Bernard Lee Poker Show.
7:35Hossein talks about the possibility of being the WSOP Main Event champion for two years due to COVID-19 pandemic.
8:23Hossein talks about his daily routine during the COVID-19 pandemic.
10:06Hossein reminisces about his year as the WSOP Main Event Champion.
13:35Hossein discusses his experience playing at featured tables during main events of other poker tournament series in Europe and how that helped him at the 2019 WSOP Main Event.
18:25Hossein recalls a critical hand with Nick Marchington with 20 players left.
29:04Hossein recalls the final hand versus Dario Sammartino that won Hossein the 2019 WSOP Main Event championship.
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37:16Bernard continues his interview with 2019 WSOP Main Event champion, Hossein Ensan.
37:54Hossein discusses being not only the WSOP Main Event champion, but also a solid ambassador for the WSOP brand.
45:45Hossein discusses playing the bracelet tournament events on GGpoker but online is not really his game and he has no plans to date.
50:51Hossein recalls appearing on a big German television show.
Hossein Ensan

Hossein Ensan wins 2019 WSOP Main Event | Image credit: Joe Giron, PokerPhotoArchive.com

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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 […]