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The Bernard Lee Poker Show (9/7/21): Mark Seif

By Bernard Lee
September 10, 2021

Mark Seif talks about his 2021 back-to-back Venetian Deepstacks wins & his two WSOP wins in 2005

Mark Seif discusses contracting COVID-19 and also his future plans in poker

Mark Seif

In this episode of The Bernard Lee Poker Show on the Cardplayer Lifestyle Podcast Family, Bernard Lee interviews Mark Seif, who recently captured two Deepstacks Championship Series Events in a week at the Venetian.

At the start of the interview, Mark talks about his tournament success this summer at the Venetian Deepstacks and his two previous WSOP bracelets in 2005. Mark discusses how his hyper-aggressive style was so advantageous in 2005, and how it has changed as he has to be careful in today’s poker world. Mark advises players to watch every hand and pay attention to every hand.  Then Mark talks about how to play a big chip stack and pay close attention to opponents’ chips stacks.

During the second part of the interview, Mark talks about stepping away from full-time tournament poker to be a dedicated father to his two daughters. Mark talks about the convenience of playing cash poker. He also discusses his excitement to play in the 2021 WSOP. Mark describes playing at the Venetian Deepstacks to prepare for the WSOP with no expectations. Unfortunately, Mark contracted COVID-19 in December 2020 and talks about his time in the hospital. Finally, Mark discusses his future plans for poker and travel.

0:00Welcome to The Bernard Lee Poker Show as this week’s guest is Mark Seif, two-time WSOP bracelet & Venetian DeepStacks Championship Poker Series Winner.
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2:42Bernard welcomes Mark Seif to the show.
4:01Mark joins the show and talks about his tournament success this summer at the Venetian Deepstacks.
6:48Mark talks about winning two WSOP bracelets within a week in 2005.
8:21Mark discusses how his hyper-aggressive style was so advantageous back in 2005, how it has changed and how he has to be careful in today’s poker world.
14:49Mark gives advice to watch every hand and pay attention to every hand.
21:10Mark talks about how to play a big chip stack and pay close attention to opponents’ chips stacks.
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30:34Bernard continues his interview with Mark Seif, two-time WSOP bracelet winner.
31:33Mark talks about stepping away from full-time tournament poker to be a dedicated father to his two daughters. He also talks about the convenience of playing cash poker over the years. He discusses his excitement to play in the 2021 WSOP.
37:50Mark recalls playing at the Venetian Deepstacks to prepare for the WSOP with no expectations.
41:10Mark talks about contracting COVID in December 2020 and spending time in the hospital.
45:55Mark explains that large poker tournaments like the WSOP still have weak spots and the importance of paying attention to opponent’s stack sizes. Also, Mark talks about the early levels decision making process in rebuy tournaments.
50:47Mark discusses his poker future and travel.

Mark Seif

 

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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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