Tag Archives: Sexism
- eSports Sexism Debate Ensues After Insensitive Na’Vi Article
February 15, 2016
eSports outfit Natus Vincere (Na’Vi) has lit a fire under the ass of the eSports sexism debate after claiming that ’women’s emotional vulnerability’ is one of the impediments to professional success. Poker and eSports have a few things in common. A new one emerged this week. Sexism. The Ukrainian based...
- Sexism in Poker is The Fault of Philosopher Marsilio Ficino
December 2, 2015
Sexism in poker is the fault of the 15th Century Renaissance philosopher, Marsilio Ficino, who believed that sexual desire was an excellent educational tool. I had a dry orgasm in my dream when I was nine years old. Until recently, when I quit, I had clamoured to get my calloused...
- Unidentified Poker Pro Accused of Rape in Sexism & Misogyny Blog
November 25, 2015
Two prominent members of the poker industry have written interesting views on sexism and misogyny in poker, with one of them noting accusations of rape aimed at a former sponsored pro. A sponsor dropped a professional poker player after allegations surfaced that he raped at least two women claims Sexism...
- Liza Lim: A Female Perspective of Poker
October 24, 2013
Liza Lim is the owner of Revive Touch, a massage and wellness company that is the official massage partner of the World Poker Tour (WPT) and event management and consultancy outfit Living it Loving it (LILI). Liza has been a massage therapist since 1999 after receiving her training from the...
- A Female Perspective of Poker: Maria Ho
October 15, 2013
Excited to be attending WPT National China in November & reuniting with my World Team Poker teammates Johnny Chan, David Chiu, and Rich Zhu! — Maria Ho (@MariaHo) September 29, 2013 With $1.5m in live tournament earnings, Maria Ho is one of the most respected and revered female poker players...
- Poker Writer Confessions : The Hostess With the Mostess
October 3, 2013
I remember back in 2011 when PokerNews decided that it was going to scour the universe for a brand new host. It angered me because the advert for the job stated: “Casting Call: PokerNews Hostess Hunt.” I thought that it was sexist. For a while I really wanted that job....
Fedor Holz On Why His Future Will be Away From Poker
July 18, 2016
European Poker Tour London Day 3: Martin Kozlov Leads The Final 45
October 10, 2013