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GPI Player of the Year Ladies: Title Goes to Kelly Minkin

With the Global Poker Index latest update on December 31, we can finally crown Kelly Minkin the winner of this year’s GPI Player of the Year Ladies’ race. Minkin earns the distinction in front of Liv Boeree in second place, Esther “E-Tay” Taylor-Brady in third, Cate Hall in fourth and …

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 …

WPT Borgata: Darlene Lee Chip Leader on Day 1B

Day 1A of the World Poker Tour Borgata was an amazing day from a female perspective with two great players in top 10: Lily Kiletto and Allyn Jaffrey Shulman. But when Day 1B was in the books it proved to be even better as it ended with Canada’s Darlene Lee …