Over her shoulder more than a dozen, or maybe even a few hundred tournaments in which she not only showed themselves equal to men igrokam- but also gave them a head start.
It should at least remember her success in 2013, when the Caribbean tournament Caribbean Adventure (PCA) in the first place, she received $ 1,424,420.Agree, an impressive sum.And the competition was by no means the easiest.
in her piggy title already on 2 of the World Series of Poker bracelets, and it became a double winner in a series of NAPT, that more could not be done to any player around the world.What is the secret of her victory and how difficult it is for women to play poker, Vanessa Selbst said an interview.Let us and we will try to look at the success of this courageous woman closely, because we obviously have a lot to learn from her.
future star was born in 1984 on 9 July in New York.She grew up together with his elder brother and since childhood she tried to imitate him.Her family has Jewish roots and the parents from
She was admitted to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, but eventually moved up and graduated from Yale University.Speciality Vanessa very sereznaya- political science.But the thirst for knowledge it is not over - she later received a degree in law, without leaving the game of poker.
Vanessa feels a betting man, she just loves to play.According to her, for her interesting as we all familiar toy Pacman, and major poker tournaments.
In the sphere of its interests as well and sports games: darts, billiards, basketball, tennis, and even rugby, which she was fond of while still a student.
In her opinion, a good physical shape yet no one hurt, and if bored going to the gym and swing at the gym, you can play sports.And the body is tightened, and increased motivation.
Vanessa began playing poker online games, they are interested in it quickly and very soon she moved to a "live" tournaments.
first place of its games was the club "Foxwoods".
There she realized that she is not just like poker, but it's great to play it.Then Vanessa decided to go to Las Vegas, which finally subdued light millions of lamps.
Vanessa except for serious poker hobby is an active social life.It opposes any social inequalities, whether discrimination based on gender or race.
While still a student of law, she realized that the justice system is not perfect, and often fall behind bars completely innocent people.She plays poker, and in it about 90% of the players - men.Women
it rarely survive.And it's not that they are not able to play, just by women expect something quite different: the family coziness and children.But people are different, and Vanessa says: "You're such a, how you were born.How did you become.There is no reason to be ashamed. "
addition, Vanessa homosexual, in 2013 she "married" Miranda Forester.
Incidentally, the tournaments she hides behind dark glasses.The style of her playing is aggressive enough - she's not afraid to bluff and risk.
But do not believe everything you read in the press, because Vanessa is quite adequate person.His behavior, she is trying to prove to the world that women winners in poker a little because they simply are not enough women in poker.
They can not withstand the pressure and ridicule from igrokov- men who laugh at the very fact of having a woman's logic.She tries his example to support gay people, because it is like no one else knows how hard it is sometimes to know that you are different from the crowd.
In the end, the right to set ourselves, and it depends on us whether we are happy or not.When you look at this brave woman who is not standard and is proud of it, you realize that you have the strength. main thing to believe in yourself and do what you really love and know how to do.