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Yaxi Zhu New Team PokerStars Pro

Yesterday is was announced that Taiwan’s Chen-An Lin and China’s Yaxi Zhu have become the newest members of Team PokerStars Pro. With the addition of the two Asian players PokerStars continues its focus on the fast growing Asian poker market. Zhu is the third female poker player from Asia to …

Vanessa Selbst in Top 20 of Poker’s All-Time Money List

Even though Vanessa Selbst is not in top 15 of the GPI Player of the Year Ladies rankings – Selbst currently occupies 20th place – it’s definitely not synonymous with a year without cashing for the three-time WSOP bracelet winner. On Wednesday, August 12, it was revealed on NBC Sports …

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 …

Rachel Kranz: The Adventurous Poker Player (Part II)

In the first part of our interview with novelist, ghostwriter, journalist, and poker player Rachel Kranz we discussed her work with mental coach Jared Tendler, the way women and particularly older women are perceived at the poker table, and her experience playing Chino Rheem heads-up in the 8-max event at …

Rachel Kranz: The Adventurous Poker Player (Part I)

Rachel Kranz, known on Twitter as “AdventuresPoker,” is indeed an adventurous person and very far from the general conception of a poker player. She’s a woman, she turned 60 this year, and away from the tables she works as a novelist, playwright, journalist, and ghostwriter. In 2000 she published her …