The Bernard Lee Poker Show 12-28: Daniel Negreanu on WSOP POY Drama
In this episode of "The Bernard Lee Poker Show" on the PokerNews Podcast Network, Bernard Lee interviews poker superstar Daniel Negreanu hours after he was notified that he did not win the 2019 WSOP POY, due to a clerical error.
First, during the news segment, Bernard speaks briefly with Rob Campbell, the Australian poker professional who actually won the 2019 WSOP POY.
Then, Daniel discusses his up and down week and how he found out about the news, explaining the error and how it occurred. Additionally, Daniel discusses his thoughts on revising WSOP POY qualifications and point system. The two also discuss his recent wedding, his popular YouTube Vlog, 2014 Poker Hall of Fame Induction and his charitable work.
Show Time Stamps
|0:00||Welcome to The Bernard Lee Poker Show as this week’s guest is Daniel Negreanu. I spoke with him just hours after he was notified that there was an error and Rob Campbell was announced as the 2019 WSOP POY.|
|2:03||Bernard speaks briefly with Rob Campbell, congratulating him winning 2019 WSOP POY. Rob discusses how he heard the news and wanted to make sure this correction was 100% certain. Rob Campbell will be on The Bernard Lee Poker Show in a couple of weeks, discussing in full detail the path to his 2019 WSOP POY victory.|
|3:30||RunGood Ambassador Blair Hinkle captured the RGPS CardPlayer Cruises Main Event over a field of 209 entries, taking home $14,597. Also, Papa Karn, father of RunGood President Tana Karn, won the $180 Deepstack Event.|
|7:02||Nathanael Kogel captured the WSOP Circuit Choctaw Main Event for his third gold WSOP Circuit ring over a field of 983 entrants and took home $256,915.|
|7:27||Kristen Bicknell won the $25,000 no-limit hold’em event at the Poker Masters in the Poker Go Studio at the Aria Casino in Las Vegas for $408,000, for the largest score of her career.|
|9:07||RunGood Gear Ad|
|9:50||Share My Pair Ad|
|10:22||Bernard welcomes Daniel Negreanu to the show.|
|11:39||Daniel joins the show.|
|12:13||Daniel discusses his initial reaction when he got the news from WSOP.|
|13:09||Daniel discusses how this calculation error ultimately affected his strategy.|
|14:56||Daniel explains how the error occurred.|
|17:26||Daniel discusses his thoughts on revising WSOP POY qualifications and point system.|
|22:46||Daniel describes why he wanted to become a three-time WSOP POY before anyone captured two titles.|
|24:12||Daniel discusses his WSOP bracelet results, where he recently tied Phil Hellmuth for the most second place finishes with 10. “Obviously, winning is big and moving up the bracelet list is important to me, but all I can really do is give it my best effort and continue to give myself as many chances as possible.”|
|25:33||Daniel recalls the grind this summer at the WSOP, but helps with his trailer.|
|32:02||Bernard continues his interview with Daniel Negreanu.|
|33:04||Daniel reminisces about his wedding to Amanda Leatherman, now Amanda Negreanu.|
|36:02||Daniel discusses his YouTube Vlog, how it is edited and how he shoots it during the WSOP.|
|41:03||Daniel describes how he became involved with the Masterclass.com, website and filmed his videos. “I want to say first and foremost, it was an honor for them to reach out. Masterclass.com really just brings onboard people who are at the pinnacle of their careers.”|
|44:10||Daniel recalls his Poker Hall of Fame Induction back in 2014.|
|46:45||Daniel discusses his charitable work. “Poker has really taken over as the number one way in which you can raise money through charity.”|
|50:17||Daniel discusses how he constantly keeps his poker game sharp.|
You can follow Daniel Negreanu on Twitter @RealKidPoker.
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