Be the Change you Want to See in the World

Women are always a minority in the poker world unless it is a Ladies Only Event. Recently I played a mini River Poker Series, $150 NLH turbo tournament on Thursday at our closest casino Winstar at Thackerville OK. Out of 160 entrants there were about 25 women! That was encouraging. My first table had 3 women sitting at it, all very nice and very good players. We lost one woman early due to a bad beat and she graciously said “good hand” and “good luck everybody”.  I know she was fuming a little but you would never be able to tell it. Read more about Be the Change you Want to See in the World

Bring on the Newbies!

Friends in Las Vegas gather for poker night.

Thousands of women play poker. Why don’t we see more women at the tables more than 10 years after the poker boom?

My story in poker is similar to many women’s story.  As a child, poker was played as a family pastime. We played mostly 7 card stud around the kitchen table with my siblings, and on rare occasions, my father.  Read more about Bring on the Newbies!

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