E083: Lynne Ji on Busting to JRB, Playing on a Fake ID, & Living that Vlog Life!

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Timestamps:

00:09
Welcome Lynne Ji!

00:59
A bit of Lynne’s poker backstory.

03:32
Fun times playing Vegas casinos at age 19 with a fake ID

04:53
More on playing tournaments whilst underage.

05:55
Jamie and Lynne just got back from hanging out together at a heads-up tournament in Cabo San Lucas.

06:43
Lynne talks about the event, getting busted by Jean Robert Bellande, and the epic drinking that followed.

09:39
Jamie shares her side of the story. Rooting for Lynne, joining in on the drinking, and congratulating her for taking the loss in stride.

11:36
Lynne was feeling down on poker before heading into the Cabo event. Did her experience there renew her passion for the game?

15:18
Jamie gives some love to Lynne’s vlog. What are her plans for content creation in that space?

17:02
The pain of trying to get people to agree to participate or collaborate in your poker content.

18:34
Is the transparency of having a poker vlog bad if you’re trying to play in private games?

21:25
Jamie appreciates the lack of expressed entitlement in Lynne’s approach to poker.

23:26
Lynne turns the table on Ben and asks about his background in poker, and how he met Jamie.

26:47
Lynne found it easier to find motivation to grind when she was living in a tiny apartment. Does minimalist living make it easier to focus?

29:36
Lynne feels happiest when she’s singularly focused on something fulfilling. Ben feels similarly.

32:09
Does Lynne have a drinking problem?

33:08
Thoughts on being young and just saying “yes” to new opportunities.

34:13
Love to WPT for running a great event and allowing Lynne to use all of her footage from it. Is the poker industry a bit backward in how restrictive it tends to be in its approach to event footage?

37:16
Now that Cabo has her feeling somewhat rejuvenated, what are Lynne’s immediate poker plans?

40:21
Lynne chats about a mystery friend who helped her gain a mature perspective on money.

42:57
If she wasn’t playing poker right now, what would she be doing?

44:30
Should Lynne replace Ben as cohost of The Rake?

47:16
Lynne flips the table again and asks Ben and Jamie what they would do if they couldn’t be involved in poker.

49:36
Wrapping up. Thanks Lynne!

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