Darvin Moon

In this episode of The Bernard Lee Poker Show on the Cardplayer Lifestyle Podcast Family, Bernard Lee will honor Darvin Moon as he passed away from complications after surgery on September 19, 2020. Bernard will replay two interviews with the runner-up of the 2009 WSOP Main Event. The first interview was before the 2009 November Nine returned to Las Vegas as Darvin entered the 2009 WSOP Main Event final table as the chip leader. The second interview, held in 2010, was after he had finished runner-up in the 2009 WSOP Main Event.

RIP Darvin Moon

0:00 Welcome to The Bernard Lee Poker Show as Bernard relives two interviews with the 2009 WSOP Main Event runner-up, Darvin Moon.
0:17 Darvin Moon passed away on September 6, 2020.
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2:20 Bernard relives his 2009 interview, prior to the final table, with the 2009 WSOP Main Event runner-up, Darvin Moon.
2:37 Darvin joins The Bernard Lee Poker Show.
3:19 Darvin discusses how he started playing poker, including the satellite to qualify.
5:59 Darvin talks about never even flying on a big plane and had never been to Las Vegas.
7:36 Darvin talks about his job of logging.
8:49 Darvin discusses playing at Wheeling Casino regularly.
9:51 Darvin recalls his town (pop. 2,500) celebrating his becoming chip leader of 2009 WSOP Main Event final table.
12:32 Darvin discusses arriving at Las Vegas and deciding to play the 2009 WSOP Main Event.
14:32 Darvin talks about why he wore a New Orleans Saints hat during the 2009 WSOP Main Event.
17:17 Darvin discusses how large the Rio All-Suite Hotel was to him when he arrived.
18:18 Darvin talks about playing the 2009 WSOP Main Event.
27:27 Bernard and Darvin recalls the huge hand versus Billy Kopp late in the 2009 WSOP Main Event.
31:48 Bernard and Darvin recalls the final table bubble hand at the 2009 WSOP Main Event versus Jordan Smith.
36:02 Darvin explains why he didn’t sign with a poker website to maintain his freedom.
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38:31 Bernard relives his 2010 interview, after the final table, with the 2009 WSOP Main Event runner-up, Darvin Moon.
38:43 Darvin once again joins The Bernard Lee Poker Show.
39:00 Darvin recalls returning back to the 2010 WSOP Main Event after finishing runner-up the previous year.
43:35 Darvin talks about some of the items he purchased since 2009 WSOP Main Event.
47:51 Darvin remembers being part of the New Orleans Saints Super Bowl run.
53:31 Darvin looks back at the 2009 WSOP Main Event final table and how his family reacted.
55:24 Bernard and Darvin discusses Darvin not signing with a poker website and keeping his freedom.

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