Poker pundits call Annie Duke one of the world's best women
poker players, but Annie prefers to take "woman" out of it
when she sits down at the poker tables. She can certainly
get away with that, since she wins against most of the best
players in the world.
Annie began playing serious poker
when she was just 26, when she left a doctoral program in
psycholinguistics at the University of Pennsylvania. She
picked up a lot of knowledge from her brother, and she read
David Sklansky books, then she started winning. The rest
is poker history.
Annie Duke is the mother of four, and she hosts
occasional poker seminars at Ultimate Bet. At one time there
was a television pilot based on her life that was going to
star Janeane Garofalo as a pro poker player trying to raise
kids while maintaining life as a single mom, but the project
The Annie Duke Poker Camp Qualifiers
You can win your way to attend the Annie Duke & Howard
Lederer Poker Fantasy Camp and play in freerolls with a
guaranteed prize pool of $100,000 at Ultimate Bet.
This event will be held at the Palms Hotel, Vegas 1st-4th
Not only can you learn from the world's top players, but
you will be invited to an exclusive Annie Duke freeroll with
special prizes up for grabs.
Each package includes the full cost of the Camp ($3,250)
and a travel allowance of $750.
One package will be awarded for every $4,000 in the prize
pool. Prize packages are non-refundable and have no cash
value, additional wins can be transferred to other players.
Unlimited rebuys for the first hour ($20 each) grant 1500
more chips. Note: You must have 1500 or less chips to rebuy.
One optional add-on ($20) at the end of the rebuy period
gives you 1500 more chips. You may add-on regardless of how
many chips you have. Good Luck!