In this episode of The Bernard Lee Poker Show on the Cardplayer Lifestyle Podcast Family, Bernard Lee begins his interview with the 2005 WSOP Main Event champion, Joe Hachem. The Australian WSOP Main Event champion discussed how he got started in poker and talking about the 15th anniversary of his victory. Next week, The Bernard Lee Poker Show will continue its interview with Joe. During the second half of the show, two-time WSOP bracelet winner Nick Binger returns to the show to discuss Learn WPT, the company in which he is President.

0:00 Welcome to The Bernard Lee Poker Show as this week’s guests are the 2005 WSOP Main Event champion, Joe Hachem and two-time WSOP bracelet winner and President of LearnWPT, Nick Binger.
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3:43 Bernard welcomes Joe Hachem to the show.
4:49 Joe joins the show and discusses the 15th anniversary of his WSOP Main Event victory.
9:00 Joe discusses the changes in the world of poker comparing 2005 and today.
13:46 Joe remembers how he got started in poker.
16:53 Joe talks about how he almost didn’t go to the 2005 WSOP Main Event.
20:53 Joe recalls finishing 10th in a WSOP bracelet event just before the 2005 WSOP Main Event.
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24:18 Bernard interviews two-time WSOP bracelet winner and President of LearnWPT, Nick Binger.
25:11 Nick joins the show
25:54 Nick discusses playing online cash games and tournaments and how he transitioned to live tournament circuit.
27:41 Nick discusses the different strategies that have developed over the last 10-15 years, including online tracking software.
33:35 Nick recalls how he got involved in teaching and eventually poker training including Learn WPT.
43:40 Nick explains GTO (Game Theory Optimal).
48:57 Nick explains some aspects of Learn WPT and how to the programs has solved millions of spots with solver so you don’t have to.

Nick Binger Joe Hachem

Nick Binger Joe Hachem

About Bernard Lee

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 Player and All-In magazines and hosting his widely popular poker podcast/radio show, The Bernard Lee Poker Show.