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All Five Discussion Panels and Awards Ceremony Will Be Aired In Its Entirety

bl-comBOSTON, MA — The Bernard Lee Poker Show has been named the official radio show of the 2015 American Poker Conference and Awards . The inaugural event occurred on Friday, February 27th at the SLS Hotel in Los Angeles, Calif. The Bernard Lee Poker Show will air all five discussion panels and the awards show during special episodes that begin on Tuesday, March 3.

“The 2015 American Poker Conference and Awards ceremony was a virtual who’s who in the poker industry,” said Lee, New England’s top professional poker player. “It was an honor to participate on the nominating committee and the players’ perspective panel. The awards ceremony was a celebration for the world of poker. After such a memorable day, I am excited that my listeners will be able to experience the thought provoking panels and joyous celebration of the awards ceremony.”

The Bernard Lee Poker Show will broadcast all five conference panels and the full awards show. The radio show airs Tuesdays on www.RoundersRadio.com, and also available via podcast on iTunes. All of the episodes will be available at www.RoundersRadio.com/APC on the dates indicated below:

  • Tuesday, March 3: Live Poker in the Digital Era
  • Wednesday, March 4: The Future of Poker – Live Poker Leaders
  • Thursday, March 5: Live & Online Poker: Two Industries in Harmony
  • Friday, March 6: Online Poker Snapshot: The Current State of Online Poker in the U.S.
  • Saturday, March 7: Players’ Perspective
  • Tuesday, March 10: American Poker Awards show

The 2015 American Poker Conference brought poker’s central stakeholders together with key players and tournament organizers, providing a platform to network and discuss trending industry topics.

“This conference was the first of its kind, and there was excitement from both the audience and speakers. The topics raised were thoughtful and hopefully result in future discussion,” said Alex Dreyfus, CEO of the Global Poker Index and main organizer of the American Poker Conference and Awards. “This is not a short term initiative. We need to create a platform where industry members can interact.”

Lee has won more than $2 million and six titles on the tournament circuit and was named to RunGoodGear’s pro team in 2013. Lee finished 13th — New England’s top finisher — in the 2005 World Series of Poker and has been recognized as “the voice of poker in New England” by Cardplayer.com.

The Bernard Lee Poker Show incorporates interviews with poker players and prominent industry personnel with poker news and tips as well. Previous guests have included WSOP champions Doyle Brunson, Greg Merson, Ryan Riess, Jonathan Duhamel, Joseph Hachem, Greg Raymer, Peter Eastgate, Joe Cada, Phil Hellmuth and the 2014 champion, Martin Jacobson; WPT commentator Mike Sexton; ESPN commentators Norman Chad and Lon McEachern; poker superstars Daniel Negreanu, Erik Seidel, Dennis Phillips, and Jason Mercier; and members of the 2008 through 2014 WSOP November Nine.

A poker writer for ESPN.com, Card Player and All-In magazines, Lee is also a poker instructor and commentator for the WSOP and New England’s Eastern Poker Tour. His two books, The Final Table, Volume I and Volume II, are compilations of the Sunday Boston Herald poker columns he penned for seven years. Lee is a former co-host of ESPN.com’s weekly online poker show, “ESPN Inside Deal.”

Learn more about Lee on www.bernardleepoker.com or follow him on Twitter, @BernardLeePoker .

ABOUT GLOBAL POKER INDEX

Global Poker Index, owned by Zokay Entertainment, is a ranking system for live poker players. The GPI has launched the Fantasy Poker Manager, a Facebook application where the users can draft a team of poker pros and compete against their friends during a major event. Learn more about GPI on http://www.globalpokerindex.com/ or follow the GPI on Twitter, @GlobalPokerIndx.