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Posted by Bigbet on Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Liv Boeree at PokerStars

Olivia Liv Boeree is the newest member of the pokerstars team.

She is 26 years old and specialized beyond poker in various other activities. She is fond of playing guitar and takes an interest in several other games as well. Due to her adventurous personality, she likes to go on hilly areas and often enjoy rock climbing. Her good-will make herself wearing skintight animal print and enjoying rock climbing. She is one of those who enjoy nature and she loves rafting and skiing. Boeree takes part in all types of games of poker and is crazy about card games.

Besides all these enjoyments, she is serious about education as well. She is a well-educated person and has a degree in physics with a major in astrophysics. Boeree got her education at the University of Manchester, England. She is an intelligent woman and got mostly “A“ grades, in subjects like math, physics, and biology.

She participated in the European Poker Tour or EPT and took down the San Remo title, who is a one of PokerStarss European Poker Tour main events. She got a prize of $1,698,000 in this huge event last April. From that achievement, she was offered to join Team PokerStars  as a sponsored pro. In reply, she explains that she is happy to get this huge prize but want to learn about poker from all over the world instead of joining poker suddenly without any proper professional training.

Early on in her career, she was selected as a contestant for a reality TV show. The show was published on television in 2005. She received coaching from a number of poker pros such as Annie Duke, Dave ‘the Devilfish’ Ulliott and Phil Hellmuth. She not only was introduced to the game of poker by some of the best out there, but she also made the most of it.

This show included five contestants who would be coached to play poker against one another. She got close to Duke and Hellmuth, and both helped her a lot in her career.  These were the three main pros of Team UB, but she left them now to join pokerstars. She was more popular from the TV show and remained a TV host after that for a long time. She also experienced hosting Challenging TV online covering of the EPT.

As a poker player she got prizes of $19,000 in 2007. In 2008, she won the Ladbrokes European Ladies Championships for $30,000. In April 2009, she earned $23,000 at the WPT prelim events and finished 37th at the WPT Main event for $41,000. Due to the result of hard working and striving, she earned a total of about, 2,000,000.