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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (7/20/21): Johnnie “Vibes” Moreno

By Bernard Lee
July 23, 2021

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Johnnie Moreno

Bernard Lee interviews Johnnie Moreno, who has been a professional poker player for over a decade. However, over the past several years, Moreno, better known as “JohnnieVibes” has become a celebrity due to his YouTube poker vlogs.

Johnnie initially talks about how surreal it was to watch his brother, Andrew, our guest last week, capture the 2021 Wynn Millions main event. He discusses how he initially went to community college, but later got involved in poker through his brother, who he is so close with. Johnnie also discusses the trials and tribulations of playing mid-stakes poker after leaving his full-time job as a software developer. He also describes the poker landscape over the last decade. Johnnie describes how he became interested in poker vlogging, not fearful of the internet trolls since he was confident in his poker game. Johnnie talks about how he has continued to improve his poker game over the past several years. Johnnie talks about playing in games in Las Vegas, including private games.

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In the second part of our interview, Johnnie reflects on his start of making vlogs on YouTube, including making music mixes and videos. He also discusses how he has monetized his YouTube page. Johnnie talks about self-improvement and what ignites his passion of creating something that didn’t exist. Bernard explains how Johnnie inspired him to create The BernardLeePoker YouTube channel. Johnnie talks about creating his videos that tell a story and also sparked the interest on his YouTube channel. Johnnie discusses the process including graphics and how long it takes to create a vlog for YouTube. Johnnie also explains the streaming process for the WSOP bracelet events and also the different skills set of talking, commentating and being entertaining during the stream. He talks about setting up meet-up games, which was created by Andrew Neeme. At the end, Johnnie talks about his future regarding poker and vlogs on YouTube.

Finally, Johnnie congratulates Bernard as he develops his BernardLeePoker YouTube channel.

0:00Welcome to The Bernard Lee Poker Show as this week’s guest will be professional poker player and YouTube vlogger, Johnnie Moreno, better known as “JohnnieVibes”.
0:52Daniel Negreanu captures his first title in eight years, winning Event #7 at the PokerGO Cup. Also, by finishing in 4th place in the series finale, Negreanu accumulated enough points to become the overall series PokerGO Cup champion.
2:47RunGood Gear Ad
3:30Bernard welcomes Johnnie “Vibes” Moreno to the show.
4:24Johnnie joins the show and talks about how surreal it was to watch his brother, Andrew, our guest last week, capture the 2021 Wynn Millions main event.
8:04Johnnie discusses how he initially went to community college, but later got involved in poker through his brother, who he is so close with.
13:26Johnnie discusses the trials and tribulations of playing mid-stakes poker after leaving his full-time job as a software developer. He also describes the poker landscape over the last decade.
15:36Johnnie describes how he became interested in poker vlogging, not fearful of the internet trolls since he was confident in his poker game.
21:57Johnnie talks about how he has continued to improve his poker game over the past several years.
25:45Johnnie talks about playing in games in Las Vegas, including private games.
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28:19Bernard continues his interview with professional poker player and YouTube vlogger, Johnnie Moreno, better known as “JohnnieVibes”.
29:25Johnnie reflects on his start of making vlogs on YouTube, including making music mixes and videos. He also discusses how he has monetized his YouTube channel.
35:40Johnnie talks about self-improvement and what ignites his passion of creating something that didn’t exist.
37:51Bernard explains how Johnnie inspired him to create The BernardLeePoker YouTube channel.
40:22Johnnie talks about creating his videos that tell a story and also sparked the interest on his YouTube channel.
43:17Johnnie discusses the process including graphics and how long it takes to create a vlog for YouTube.
44:57Johnnie explains the streaming process for the WSOP bracelet events and also the different skills set of talking, commentating and being entertaining during the stream.
46:58Johnnie talks about setting up meet-up games, which was created by Andrew Neeme.
49:55Johnnie talks about his future regarding poker and vlogs on YouTube.
53:11Johnnie congratulates Bernard as he develops his The BernardLeePoker YouTube channel.

Johnnie Vibes Moreno

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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 […]