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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (7/28/20): Tony “Panoramic” Dunst

By Bernard Lee
July 30, 2020

Tony Dunst

In this episode of The Bernard Lee Poker Show on the Cardplayer Lifestyle Podcast Family, Bernard Lee interviews the 2020 WSOP Online Summer Series Bracelet Winner and WPT commentator, Tony Dunst. He captured Event #21, the $777 no-limit hold’em 6-handed event, earning $168,342 over a field of 1,361 entries, for his second WSOP bracelet overall.  In 2016, Tony captured his first bracelet in Event #63, $1,000 no-limit hold’em, taking home $339,254.

In addition to playing poker, Tony is the lead commentator for the World Poker Tour (WPT), alongside longtime WPT commentator Vince Van Patten. Originally, Tony was the host of the Raw Deal segment on the WPT broadcast, but moved into the booth in 2017 to take over for Mike Sexton after the Poker Hall of Famer’s retirement.

0:00Welcome to The Bernard Lee Poker Show as this week’s guest, 2020 WSOP Online Summer Series Bracelet Winner and WPT commentator, Tony Dunst.
0:28Bernard discusses future interviews with 2020 WSOP Online Summer Series Bracelet Winners including Michael Lech (Event #13), Pat Lyons (Event #17), and Nick Binger (Event #24). Also, Bernard will interview reporters and commentators in the coming weeks.
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4:59Bernard welcomes 2020 WSOP Online Summer Series Bracelet Winner and WPT commentator, Tony Dunst.
5:54Tony joins The Bernard Lee Poker Show.
6:30Tony talks about how special it was to win a WSOP bracelet online. Under screen name Bond18, he began playing online poker back in 2002 and describes the scene back then.
8:55Tony discusses why he chose to be a Theater major in college and how it helped in his current role in the WPT.
10:43Tony discusses how the Raw Deal opportunity came about with the WPT.
14:41Tony describes the transition into the WPT booth, taking over for Mike Sexton after Mike’s retirement.
16:55Tony explains how commentating WPT final tables has helped his own poker game.
21:11Tony explains how special his 2013 WPT title meant to him.
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23:46Bernard continues his interview with 2020 WSOP Online Summer Series Bracelet Winner and WPT commentator, Tony Dunst.
24:57Tony explains how important it was for him to win a WSOP bracelet, but also wants to win Poker’s Triple Crown (WSOP bracelet, WPT main event and EPT main event titles).
31:01Tony explains how the play was on WSOP.com as compared to the height of poker back in the 2000s. He also discusses how players in the current world have access to lots of teaching aids online in the form of poker training sites.
36:53Tony talks about playing in the 2020 WSOP Online Summer Series.
38:32Tony talks about his incredible run, winning his 2nd WSOP bracelet, including his massive chip lead in the final two tables.
43:15Tony talks about heads-up including the pivotal hand of his bracelet win.
46:14Tony talks about the WPT World Online Championship of Poker happening on partypoker. (Unfortunately, players in the U.S. cannot play in this event.)

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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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