Top Pair Podcast 316: Bernard, Barcelona, and Bruce's 8-Game(s) Mix
In episode 316 of the Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast, Bruce Briggs and Robbie Strazynski welcome Bernard Lee to the PokerNews Podcast Family. Plus, Robbie has a full trip report from his time at EPT Barcelona, while Bruce recaps the eight (!) home games he’s played in since last episode.
The star of this week’s One Outer segment is Roy Orbison… and if you’re intrigued as to what that means, you ought to have a listen!
Show Time Stamps
|1:12–20:28||How Ya Runnin?|
|Bruce: Over the last three weeks (since our previous episode), Bruce has played in no fewer than eight (!) home games. After all those cash games and tournaments he’s ended up a small winner.|
|3:55||Recap of an interesting tournament hand, where Bruce was trying hard to be the “lonesome loser” (first one out).|
|Robbie: EPT Barcelona recap; finally getting the chance to speak “gringo Spanish” once again, 20 years after leaving Los Angeles.|
|9:14||Got to interview PokerStars ambassadors Igor Kurganov and Jaime Staples, plus a chance to explore the city of Barcelona outside the casino/poker room.|
|11:35||Getting to play in the cash games, sitting in a €5/5 game for the first time, making a great hero call, and what that experience was like.|
|18:40||Looking forward to being home for a while, getting back to playing in home games once again…|
|21:45–36:18||Look Who We’ve Found (Interview with Bernard Lee)|
|24:46||What gave Bernard the idea to join the PokerNews Podcast Network? Launching the show’s expansion with an episode in which Bernard interviews 2018 WSOP Main Event champion John Cynn.|
|29:58||After 11 years on the poker media scene with the Bernard Lee Poker Show, having interviewed all the biggest names in poker, what is it that keeps Bernard motivated to keep going?|
|35:00||Lots of big name interviews in upcoming shows, including Joe Cada, Justin Bonomo, Michael Mizrachi. Follow Bernard on Twitter @BernardLeePoker.|
|36:18||One Outer – Bruce’s funny Las Vegas story from the 1980s at the Hard Rock Café starring Pretty Woman singer Roy Orbison.|
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