Interview with Poker’s #1 Celebrity Liaison Traci Szymanski

We’re happy to bring you an exclusive, very special interview with Traci Szymanski, the world’s #1 celebrity poker liaison. She’s done a tremendous job helping to promote poker to the mainstream over the years via exposing celebrities to the game, mainly at charity poker events. BIG celebrities!

Yet, Traci’s work has all been done behind the scenes, with the celebrities, charities, and big name poker players naturally taking the spotlight. Now, finally, it’s time for Traci to get some much deserved spotlight of her own.

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Get to Know the Poker Media: Alex Weldon

Next up in our ongoing “Get to Know the Poker Media” series is Alex Weldon, a Canadian poker writer whose work people are most familiar with on PartTimePoker.com. Known for being one of the more open poker writers in the industry, Alex rarely, if ever, holds back from voicing his opinion.

Alex’s openness extended into this interview as well, where he revealed a unique and eclectic job history as well as a very detailed account of his dealing with depression.

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Get to Know the Poker Media: Brian Saslavchik

Poker is a universally appreciated game played all over the world. As such, the media coverage it gets is in numerous languages, not just English. When it comes to Spanish-language coverage, Brian Saslavchik has it covered, as he’s the General Coordinator of CardPlayer Latin America.

Brian is the latest interviewee in our “Get to Know the Poker Media” series. Once you read his story, you’ll certainly have a deeper appreciation of his work as well as of Spanish-language poker coverage in Latin America in general.

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Doug Polk Boldly Steps into the Poker Spotlight with $10K Bankroll Challenge

Casual poker fans may not yet be familiar with the name Doug Polk, but the successful live and online pro has really been making a name for himself over the last few years. Having won millions of dollars and a couple of WSOP bracelets, Polk recently stepped into the role of poker content creator and has been entertaining legions of fans on Twitch and YouTube, as well as on the site he co-founded, Upswing Poker.

Today, Polk begins what might perhaps be his biggest challenge yet, aiming to turn an online poker bankroll of $100 into $10,000. While the feat has been accomplished before, it’s never been attempted in today’s game, which is stocked full of sharks and well-educated grinders.

Read on to learn more about Polk and his bold bankroll challenge.

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Get to Know the Poker Media: Lane Anderson

While poker will always be an American game, our neighbors up in the Great White North have plenty to contribute at and away from the felt. One such contributor is Lane Anderson, best known as the Editor of PokerNews Canada.

Let’s learn more about him and what brought him to the game we all know and love, and keep in mind the important message about women in poker that he wants all poker players to be more aware of.

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Get to Know the Poker Media: Steve Ruddock

One of poker’s great writers, Steve Ruddock, is the subject of our next “Get to Know the Poker Media” interview. Learn all about the man who has excelled in producing top poker content on every subject including poker history, legal and regulatory developments in the online poker world, and much more.

As with all great poker writer’s, Steve’s backstory is an interesting one, and I’m sure you’ll enjoy reading about him and his pursuits aside from poker writing.

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