In this episode of The Bernard Lee Poker Show on the Cardplayer Lifestyle Podcast Family, Bernard Lee interviews Survivor Icon, Rob Mariano, a.k.a., “Boston Rob”. Initially, Rob discusses his experiences and strategies on Survivor, where he holds the records for most appearances with six (five as a participant and one as a mentor). Rob also talks about his interest in poker and the comparisons to Survivor. Also, Rob recently penned a cookbook, Boston Rob’s Family Favorites.

The Bernard Lee Poker Show will be giving away a copy of Mariano’s cookbook during this week. Follow Bernard (@BernardLeePoker) on Twitter to be eligible to win this prize.

0:00 Welcome to The Bernard Lee Poker Show as this week’s guest is Survivor icon, Rob Mariano.
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5:26 Bernard welcomes Survivor Icon, Rob Mariano.
6:30 Rob joins The Bernard Lee Poker Show.
9:29 Rob discusses how the strategies on Survivor and how they have progressed over 20 years.
12:54 Rob recalls about how he prepared for each of his Survivor seasons.
16:09 Rob talks about the similarities of Survivor and poker tournaments.
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25:58 Bernard continues his interview with Survivor icon, Rob Mariano.
26:25 Rob discusses meeting his wife, Amber, on Survivor.
29:08 Rob talks about the genesis and the learnings of the show – Rob and Amber: Against The Odds – where Rob learned poker and tried to become a professional player.
34:49 Rob remembers his foray into poker, why he lost interest and why RunGood Poker Series brought back his love for poker.
38:00 Rob discusses how his cookbook, Boston Rob’s Family Favorites, was conceived and has been successful.
41:26 Rob announces a virtual cooking experience with him via (click on Boston Rob).
42:45 Bernard reveals that he will be giving away a copy of Rob’s cookbook, Boston Rob’s Family Favorites, during the week. You must FOLLOW AND RETWEET Bernard’s tweets during the week to have a chance to win.
43:17 Rob discusses his favorite recipes in his cookbook.
44:57 Rob talks about his views for the future of Survivor.

Boston Rob Mariano

Boston Rob Mariano

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, Lee is known worldwide as a poker media personality having written for, Pokernews, Card Player and All-In magazines and hosting his widely popular poker podcast/radio show, The Bernard Lee Poker Show.