RecPoker | Episode 501 – Ruth Hall

By Jim Reid
July 24, 2023

This week we throw back to Kim Kilroy’s interview with tournament grinder and women’s advocate Ruth Hall. Ruth owns a World Series of Poker Circuit Ring, a LIPS Grand Series Gold Bracelet, and several other titles. She is also the Texas Star Ladies Poker Champion for 2020. She is a member of the WPA Board of Directors and a two-time breast cancer survivor. This interview is another in Kim Kilroy’s series about poker Empowerment, you can find out more about Kim and her groups at https://rec.poker/petvet/ Plus we give away a free prize at the end for folks in the YouTube chat. Join us LIVE on YouTube next Monday at 7:30 ET for free to ask our guests questions in real time, and you can win too!

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Time Stamps

00:15Welcome & Introduction
05:04Introduction to Ruth Hall
07:18Ruth shares how she got started in poker
08:52Highlights of Ruth’s poker career
10:52Biggest accomplishments as women advocate for poker
12:49Experiences in a male-dominated game as women
14:32Ruth on discomfort in both men and women
17:17Ruth talks about the Women’s Poker Association and its mission
20:07Backers or investors at the WPT
24:07Advice to women recreational players entering the game
43:03People or groups that Ruth talks to or learns about poker with
51:52John: Home Game Result updates

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Jim Reid is the host of the RecPoker Podcast and one of the leaders of the free poker learning community at www.rec.poker where you can find an amazing array of training resources and social community activities to help you develop and share your love of this great game we call poker! Learn more about Jim […]

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