Annie duke- professional poker player review series

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Annie duke- professional poker player review series

  1. 1. Annie Duke - Professional Poker PlayerReview Series
  2. 2. Annie Duke is a very renowned name in the world ofpoker. Though Annie is often referred to as an author,she is popular as a Professional Poker Player. She is bestknown for having won two million US dollars in theinaugural World Series of Poker Tournament ofChampions in September in the year of 2004. This pagewill let you know about the life and achievements ofAnnie Duke as a poker player.
  3. 3. Annie Duke was born on 13th September in the year of1965 in Concord in New Hampshire. Her father, RichardLederer was a linguist as well as a writer. He was also ateacher at St. Pauls School. She has a brother and asister, Howard Lederer and Katy Lederer respectively.Howard also happens to be a Professional Poker Playerwhile Katy is a poet and also an author. Her best knownwork is Poker Face: A Girlhood Among Gamblers, a bookabout the Lederers.
  4. 4. She studied in Columbia Universitywith double majors in Psychology andEnglish. She came to be awardedwith the NSF Fellowship thatpermitted her to attend classes inthe graduate school under theUniversity of Pennsylvania, whereshe studied psycholinguistics.
  5. 5. Annie Duke got married to Ben Duke who used to be avery close friend of hers during her university days.After their marriage, Annie moved to her husbandshouse at Columbus in Montana. It was in the year of1992 that she decided to give up her studies at school.From this period of time she took up poker as herprofessional career. The help and support of herbrother gave her a real boost to grow more and more inthe world of poker.
  6. 6. The fact that She had a true passionfor the game of poker is clearlyrevealed from the steps that she tookin her life. Putting an end to herstudent life, she started playingpoker in the legal card rooms inBillings. When she had had enough ofhelp and guide from her brother, shemoved with her husband to Las Vegaswith the purpose of taking poker as afull time profession.
  7. 7. Annie Duke has bagged a good number of awards in herprofessional career as a poker player. Her achievementsthat cannot be described a titles or awards, are also noless in number. In addition to winning two minion USdollars in the inaugural World Series of PokerTournament of Champions in the year of 2004, she alsohas the credit of the maximum number of in themoney finishes at the WSOP in the year of 2008.
  8. 8. Annie secured the 88th place in the Main Event of theWorld Series of Poker in 2006. She also has the creditof winning a World Series of Poker Bracelet in OmahaHiLo. She has earned more than three million US dollarsin the tournament play. Annie Duke has also found to bewriting and speaking on subjects related to the game ofpoker. At present, Annie feels reluctant to take part inthe women only poker tournaments stating that in thisgame, the women can equally compete with the men.http://www.annieduke.com/
  9. 9. Annie secured the 88th place in the Main Event of theWorld Series of Poker in 2006. She also has the creditof winning a World Series of Poker Bracelet in OmahaHiLo. She has earned more than three million US dollarsin the tournament play. Annie Duke has also found to bewriting and speaking on subjects related to the game ofpoker. At present, Annie feels reluctant to take part inthe women only poker tournaments stating that in thisgame, the women can equally compete with the men.http://www.annieduke.com/

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