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Xuan Liu: The Idealistic Poker Heroine

I first noticed Xuan Liu when she final tabled the Main Event at the PCA in 2012. Liu was the first and until this day only woman to make a PCA Main Event final table. Liu finished in 4th place and took home $600,000 for her deep run. The year …

Kelly Minkin: “Looking Back it is a Surreal Feeling”

On February 25 Kelly Minkin will receive the award for Best Female Player of the Year 2015 at the American Poker Awards. In fact she did not only top the American list, but the worldwide rankings. Her achievements also got her nominated in the category Breakout Performance of the Year, and …

Angelina Rich: From Fashion Designer to Poker Pro

I first noticed Angelina Rich’s name last year, when she won the Women’s Event at EPT San Remo. But at the same venue history was made with Victoria Coren becoming the first two-time EPT-champion, and all of my attention was focused on Coren’s achievement – and Rich faded into the …

Katie Dozier on Writing and Playing Poker

Katie Dozier is known as a tough online grinder under the screen name “hotjenny314” and for playing a ton of tables at the same time. She is part of the power quartet The Grindettes together with Katie Stone, Jennifer Shahade and Jamie Kerstetter. She is also a video coach at PokerStrategy.com and DragTheBar.com …

Poker Vagabond and Ex-Ballerina: Meet Julie Anna Cornelius

“I have a serious case of wanderlust! I absolutely love traveling. I think it comes from a childhood of constantly moving around; although my parents were not wealthy, we went on a lot of cross country family vacations and road trips. I get incredibly restless spending too much time in …