Lynn Gilmartin

Lynn Gilmartin

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Lynn Gilmartin
World Poker Tour - Lynn Gilmartin 2018 (cropped).jpg

Gilmartin in her role as WPT anchor
Born (1984-11-03) 3 November 1984 (age 34)

Nationality Irish / Australian
Education La Trobe University,
RMIT University
Television World Poker Tour
WPT Alpha8
World Series of Poker Asia Pacific
Aussie Millions

Lynn Gilmartin (born 3 November 1984) is an Irish Australian television presenter, best known as the anchor of the World Poker Tour on Fox Sports.

Born (1984) in Dublin, Ireland, Gilmartin’s family moved to Melbourne, Australia in 1986.

Career[edit]

Gilmartin began following the poker circuit in 2009 as a reporter for PokerNews.com and PokerStars.tv, regularly presenting from the World Series of Poker, European Poker Tour, Latin American Poker Tour and Asia Pacific Poker Tour.[1]

She first hit Australian and UK television screens in 2012 as the host of Crown’s Aussie Millions Poker Championship.[2]

In 2013, Gilmartin was the sideline reporter for ESPN Australia‘s coverage of the World Series of Poker Asia Pacific, and One HD and ESPN Australia‘s coverage of Crown’s Aussie Millions Poker Championship.[3]

Later in 2013, Gilmartin moved to Los Angeles to assume the role as anchor of the World Poker Tours twelfth season on Fox Sports,[4] alongside commentators Mike Sexton and Vince van Patten. At the same time, Gilmartin also took the roles of anchor and producer of the first season of the World Poker Tour‘s high roller series, WPT Alpha8, on Fox Sports 1, alongside commentators Ali Nejad and Olivier Busquet.[5]

Gilmartin featured on the December 2013 cover of Bluff magazine.[6]

Gilmartin hosted the American Poker Awards in February 2018.[7]

In 2018, Gilmartin played the role of Gemma in the film Museo, directed by Alonso Ruizpalacios.[8] The film won a Silver Bear award for Best Screenplay at the Berlin International Film Festival.[9]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2019 How Do You Know Chris Dot Post-production
2018 Museo Gemma Winner – Best Screenplay at Berlin International Film Festival

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2018 World Poker Tour – Season 17 Anchor Fox Sports Networks
2017 World Poker Tour – Season 16 Anchor Fox Sports Networks
2016 World Poker Tour – Season 15 Anchor Fox Sports Networks
2015 World Poker Tour – Season 14 Anchor Fox Sports Networks
2015 WPT Alpha 8 – Season 3 Anchor/Producer FS1
2014 World Poker Tour – Season 13 Anchor Fox Sports Networks
2014 WPT Alpha 8 – Season 2 Anchor/Producer FS1
2013 World Poker Tour – Season 12 Anchor Fox Sports Networks
2013 WPT Alpha 8 – Season 1 Anchor/Producer FS1
2013 World Series of Poker Asia Pacific Sideline Reporter ESPN Australia
2013 Aussie Millions Sideline Reporter ESPN Australia & One HD
2012 Aussie Millions Host Channel 5 (UK)
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