POKER

One in six women playing online poker

TAGs: female poker, Women Gamblers

liz-lieuPoker may be on the downslide but it seems that more and more women are playing the noble game online.

When you think about it, it takes a lot of chutzpah to stride into a casino, shrug off the smell of testosterone in the air, put down your handbag, fix the dealer with an icy glare and say, “Deal me in, Miguel”. I certainly got some funny looks when I did it.

Plus when women play at home they tend not to get mistaken for a prostitute – unless their husband’s drunk. So little wonder one in six people taking up the game are of the fairer sex. Read more.

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