Gambling for Women
Taking into consideration the past time when gambling was usual and appropriate occupation for men, it is really surprising and exciting that now all the time you can see plenty of women at casinos. Moreover, there are many Women at Blackjack and poker who proved that they are very good experts at these games, showed their professionalism at various tournaments and earned respect of experienced male players. In the list of such females first of all Cathy Hubert, who started the gambling tradition for women, should be named.
There is one more respectful female player who is deserved to be mentioned - Vanessa Rousso. She is a young pretty woman that plays successfully at casinos today.
Vanessa Rousso was born in 1983 in New York, but then moved with her family to Miami Beach, Florida. Vanessa has actually a dual citizenship of France and the United States. Apart of these two languages, the lady also fluently speaks Spanish. She spent in Miami Beach her childhood and graduated there from the Law School and Duke University. During the student time she already played poker and had a great interest towards it.
Vanessa Rousso is a real professional at different card games including mostly poker and blackjack. That is why she decided to build a career on her valuable skills which can bring good profit.
In 2006 she took the 7-th place at World Poker Tour Championship and earned $ 250.000 during the game. Before this event Vanessa reached the finals of the number of important tournaments and competitions. In the same year the World Poker Championship took place, in Atlantic City at Borgata Casino Rousso has won $ 5.000 during No-Limit Holdem tournament and took home almost $ 290.000.
Apart of her frequent winnings Vanessa takes part in social life actively: she appeared in Poker After Dark - the TV show on NBC. Vanessa plays Celebrity Players Golf Tour for charity since her university years. GoDaddy - the team Pokerstars' participant has her as a spokesperson. Rousso is well-known in gambling world under the nickname - Lady Maverick.