Starr Valdez is a fun poker industry personality who also enjoys writing. In this episode we chat about her poker journey and the poker worlds in and around Biloxi, Mississippi.

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Time Stamps

02:07 Introduction to Starr Valdez 
04:41 Starr’s poker story 
07:26 What is a Poker Radio Club?
11:15 Starr tells about writing the book 
14:07 How did Starr get into poker?
17:21 Is there more coming up from Starr?
18:24 How does she improve her game?
21:05 Is being a female in poker today an advantage?
29:39 John: Home Games update
37:41 Chris: Heads up on community 
44:59 Rob: Book study updates