Author Archive | Donna Blevins

Poker Wonder Woman

At 6’5″, people often called me The Poker Amazon, but I don’t really see myself clad in a short, leather toga carrying a bow and arrow. Rather, I see myself more like Poker’s Wonder Woman, decked out in that red, white and blue costume. Sure, the outfit is sexist, but, just think of the advantages of having cuff bracelets that deflect bullets (pocket aces) and a truth lasso that makes it impossible for another player to bluff you out of a big pot.

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Poker Minds Turn to the WSOP

At the 2007 Main Event, Day 1, first hand, Evelyn Ng sat to my immediate left. “Ah crap!” comes to mind. This time of year, poker minds turn to the World Series of Poker®. Whether this is your first or 15th time playing, you likely have the same nagging question in your mind.

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Big Girl Poker: Guts Required. Sports Bra Optional.