Poker has evolved tremendously in the last few years; it now includes virtual and live tournaments. Players can straddle in the in both games to optimize their earnings as well as spread risks, but very few have versatile skills to achieve this.
Melanie Weisner who is a guru poker player is American-based and has played online as Callisto5 and also ventures in live tournaments. In the two diametrical games, she always leaves the platform well paid and sometimes notching venerable titles. Being a lady and investing in what is ubiquitously known to be a male dominated sphere in the gambling world, she is an exemplary player for other women. Poring over her voluminous resume unearths significant accomplishments that have come her way.
Online, she has played numerous games, starting with the PokerStars Turbo Takedown in 2009 where she placed third in a pool of 10,614 players to rake in $40,000. The following year, she emerged second in the FullTiltPoker Double Deuce 200k Guaranteed Tournament to take home $24,000. Continue reading “Melanie Weisner is among the forgotten and unsung poker heroes”