Author Archive | Donna Blevins

Wise Counsel from Poker Coach’s Coach

Share  Even though I'm in training for this summer's WSOP® Main Event, my poker coach did not accompany me to last Saturday's tournament. After busting our early, I desperately needed to hear his reassuring voice.   You see, besides being my poker coach, he is also my life coach, mentor, best friend, and husband. Despite […]

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Poker Coach Learns Lesson

Even though I am a professional poker player and poker coach, I continue to learn every time I sit down at a poker table. That is my intention… to become a better poker player with every outing. However, yesterday, I was reminded once again just how subtle poker lessons can be.

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Poker Lessons in Plain Sight

Poker mirrors life, and everywhere I turn, I discover poker lessons in plain sight. Poker and life are both about making correct decisions while balancing priorities. Women are particularly good at balancing life situations, which is one of the many reasons women make good poker players.

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Big Girl Poker: Guts Required. Sports Bra Optional.