Friday, October 30, 2009

Liv Boeree - Sexy Poker Player

Olivia “Liv” Boeree is a TV presenter, model and poker player in the United Kingdom. Born in Kent in 1984, Liv studied physics with astrophysics at the University of Manchester before moving to London. She was introduced to the poker industry when she was selected as one of five contestants in the reality TV show " Showdown", which aired on Five in autumn 2005. During the show she was coached by top professional player Phil Hellmuth. In 2006 Liv appeared on the Channel 4 show Codex


Hailing from the English countryside, Liv grew up playing guitar and listening to heavy metal until she moved to the University of Manchester to study Physics with Astrophysics. In 2005 she graduated with a First Class Honours Degree and moved to London, originally intending to continue a career in Science. However, shortly after she discovered poker after being selected for a reality TV show that took five complete beginners and trained them to play.

After the show, Liv began playing poker as a serious activity, and in 2006 she became the TV presenter and journalist for Gut shot TV at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. Shortly after, she became the host of Challenge TV's on-line coverage of the European Poker Tour, and also appeared as a reporter at the World Series of Poker Europe on World Series of Liv writes a regular column in industry magazine "Bluff Europe" and has had front cover features in "Gambling Online", "World Poker Tour" and "Online Casino Gambler" magazines.

In early 2008 Liv attracted the attentions of top online poker site Absolute Poker, and recently became their European Ambassador where she will be representing them both online and in major live poker tournaments around the world.

After falling in love with the game, she studied it intensely and since then has notched up several tournament wins and final tables around the UK and in Las Vegas, most recently winning the Ladbrokes European Ladies Championships in May 2008. In 2006 Liv also discovered a passion for TV Presenting after travelling to the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas for Gutshot TV. Since then she has worked on productions such as The European Poker Tour and The European Challenge II in Vienna. Liv also writes a monthly column in Bluff Europe Magazine.

Most recently, Liv has become the European Ambassador for Online Poker site Her initial successes in poker were a 7th place finish at the Welsh Amateur Poker Championships, a 1st place finish at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas and winning a $19,000 package to the 2007 Five Diamond Poker Classic at the Bellagio, Las Vegas. Liv has also appeared in the Gala UK Poker Tour Season 1 on Channel 4 as a featured player, the World Women's Open on Five in 2007 and on Sky Poker channel 865 in 2008.


Friday, October 23, 2009

Joanna Krupa - Sexy Poker Player

Joanna Krupa was born in April, 1981 in Warsaw, Poland. She is the daughter of hotelier Steven Krupa and she has two younger sisters. She moved to the U.S. with her mother and sisters when she was five and they lived in Chicago, Illinois. The city’s West Side was a big Polish Community so the family settled there. For several years, Joanna attended a Polish school before enrolling in a local community college in nearby Lombard, Illinois. However, she soon dropped out to pursue a career in modeling. As a model, she has done runway work and has represented such companies as Sketchers shoes, Venus Swimwear, Dollhouse Clothing, and Fredericks of Hollywood. Joanna has also appeared in practically every fashion magazine and men’s magazine available. She has done covers and pictorials for GQ, FHM, Personal, Inside Sport, Stuff, Steppin’ Out, Men’s Fitness, and Maxim. In Maxim, she made it to #61 on their 2006 Hot 100 list, and was voted German Maxim’s Model of the Year for 2004-2005. She was the featured Model of the Week in The Australian bestselling magazine TV Media voted her one of the Top 10 Supermodels of 2004.

Joanna has stated that she is a fan of poker and plays online. Joanna’s first experience with poker actually turned out to be her first big win. She had previously done a photoshoot for Donald Trump’s magazine Trump World and was invited to the Trump Towers in Atlantic City. When she got there, she was invited to sit down to a charity tournament against the magazine’s editors and the cast of The Apprentice. To her surprise, first time player Joanna won the $1 million charity tournament.

In 2006, she was signed by to be their official spokesperson. She played regularly on Titan and used the site to sharpen up her skills for her first big tournament, the World Series of Poker. Despite having only played poker for about a year prior to the event, Joanna made an impressive show at the WSOP Main Event. Sporting a TitansPoker t-shirt, she advanced far into the second round, beating out 5,000 competitors and outlasting celebrities like Jennifer Tilly, Shannon Elizabeth, and pros like Greg Raymer. It was only her second tournament to ever play in and she garnered some respect by making it through eleven grueling hours during the second round before being knocked out. She stated that her looks did not help her at all because most of the players were concentrating on their hands and not being distracted by the people around them.

Joanna Krupa

Friday, October 16, 2009

Jenny Chu - HOT Poker Model

Most popular Vietnamese models representing Asian American girls right now: Jenny Chu. She has a great smile among other things many other great qualities. Jenny Chu is a model of Vietnamese and Chinese heritage. She has been a runway model, appeared in TV shows and music videos and modeled for catalogues and promotional photo shoots. She was born in Los Angeles California, but grew up in Thousand Oaks. As well as modeling, Chu has an office job and another job dealing with real estate. Jenny Chu is a small town girl that grew up in Thousand Oaks. She is half Chinese and half Vietnamese. SHe has made a name for herself modeling at char shows and Go-Go dancing.

Jenny Chu appeared on what was then, which was the first Jenny Chu poker appearance. She also appeared on the apparently-defunct Wild Card Poker Tour, at the Costa Rica poker event.

Other career highlights are Jenny Chu's time as a spokesmodel for Kuhmo Tires, a international tire outfit with offices in Japan, Korea, China, the USA, Canada, the UK, Germany, Brazil and Australia. Jenny has carved out a niche in the model import car show industry, and she's appeared (besides Hot Import Nights) for Streetcar Showoff, Formula Drift, D1 Grand Prix, DUB's Magazine Car Show and HIN Nightshift. She got her start in the modeling business at Extreme Autofest. It was in the arena of public appearances that poker and Jenny Chu intersected, as she also made a personal appearance on the Wild Card Poker Tour.

Jenny Chu

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Thursday, October 8, 2009

A Priest Playing Poker

A priest playing a card this is a rosary handy, stars in the lead-off of a TV poker competition this weekend.

Father Andrew Trapp, an assistant pastor at St. Michael Catholic Church in Garden City Beach, S,C,

This Priest won $25,000 in the show's Million Dollar Challenge, which begins airing on FOX on Sunday. Not bad for a priest to win that huge amount, so far as the PokerStars publicists will say -- and the right to keep on playing .

Let us consider this, just for helping charity funds, but remember whatever it takes God is watching us and gambling is always a sin and also this is not a good image to other seminaries and priest...

Trapp's YouTube audition tape (see below: Trapp is a paint-ball buff, too) won him the spot. And he defends playing the game of chance because the funds go to help build a new, bigger church. Plus, he says in a release

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Jennifer Tilly - Sexy Poker Player

Jennifer Tilly was born Jennifer E. Chan in Harbor City, Los Angeles, California. (born September 16, 1958) is an American actress. She is an Academy Award nominee, and a World Series of Poker Ladies' Event bracelet winner. She is the second of four children of Harry Chan, a Chinese American used car salesman, and Patricia Tilly, a schoolteacher and former stage actress. Following her parents' divorce when she was five, she was raised by her mother and stepfather, John Ward, on rural Texada Island, British Columbia, Canada. Her mother divorced again when Tilly was a teenager, and moved to Victoria, where Tilly attended Belmont High School. Her sister is actress Meg Tilly. Jennifer Tilly began her acting career in her teenage years through a theatre program at Stephens College in Missouri. Tilly married Sam Simon in 1984, but they divorced in 1991. She has been dating poker professional Phil Laak since 2005.

In a television interview, Tilly stated that at this point in her career she is more interested in pursuing poker than acting. As of 2008, her live tournament winnings exceed $450,000. Tilly also appears in the World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions 2007 Edition video game (along with current boyfriend, Phil Laak) that was released in 2007 by Activision. As of December 2008, Tilly retired from the pursuit of poker as a career. In the December, 2008, edition of Bluff Magazine she says: "I love poker but greatness in poker is an elusive dream. There are too many variants. Trying to find validation in poker is like trying to find a virgin in a whorehouse. I’m not giving up poker entirely — gambling is an addiction after all. I’m just going to treat it more like a hobby and less like a career."

She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as a hopelessly bad actress in Woody Allen's Bullets Over Broadway (1994). In 1994, she also had a small role in The Getaway with Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger. Tilly was ranked #23 in Celebrity Sleuth "25 Sexiest Women of 1995."

Tilly starred in Bound, which portrays a lesbian relationship her character has with Gina Gershon. She played Samantha Cole in the Jim Carrey hit Liar Liar. In 2000's Dancing at the Blue Iguana she played a stripper and part-time dominatrix. She portrayed gossip columnist Louella Parsons in the 2001 Peter Bogdanovich film The Cat's Meow.

Jennifer Tilly

Friday, October 2, 2009

Jennifer Leigh - Sexy Poker Player

Jennifer Leigh (born August 10, 1983 in Wilmington, Delaware) is an American professional poker player. Leigh was introduced to poker by Robert Boyd (Dutch Boyd's brother) years after they met each other on Internet Relay Chat. Leigh built up from playing $5 SNG online poker tournaments to playing $100/$200 limit hold'em cash games. She also cashed in the $1,000 limit hold'em event of the World Championship of Online Poker. Leigh's nickname "Jennicide" was her alias on hacking bulletin boards when she was younger. She was at one time involved in beige boxing. (Leigh has described herself as a nerd, with knowledge of Linux and C# programming.) Whilst Leigh is best known for playing online poker at PokerStars under the screen name "Jennicide," she was also involved in the Poker Royale: Battle of the Ages series. She won two preliminary heats and went on to finish 5th in the Grand Final. She finished in the money in the World Poker Tour (WPT) 2006 Caribbean Poker Adventure. Leigh has been romantically involved with several young poker professionals. She has indicated that she finds it difficult to maintain a relationship whilst playing poker.

Jennicide loves video games, and recently blogged about reaching level 70 on World of Warcraft. She also played the MMORPG EverQuest. Leigh has also posed for FHM Online in 2007, and appeared in the May 2008 issue of Playboy. As of 2008, her live tournament winnings exceed $61,000.

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