Poker has been in a boom that even celebrities are getting engaged with in it. Because of that many celebrity actors and actresses are being passionate entering different casino game rooms specially the world of poker. Whether online or land based, it is definitely a remarkable one for those actor/actress to win in such poker tournaments. One of the many actresses is Shannon Elizabeth who becomes the featured celebrity face of poker and an enthusiast today!
Shannon Elizabeth, born September 7, 1973 an American actress, a fashion model and an avid celebrity poker player. Elizabeth has become part of the comedy film American Pie on 1999. The said fashion model has been describing poker as her second career in casino field and for that, she has been entitled as one of the leading celebrity poker players.
She visits Las Vegas three times a month just to participate to different poker games and beat some top players of the United States.
Elizabeth was able to play in the Main Event of the 2005 World Series of Poker and been able to win special tournaments celebrating the opening of the new poker room at Caesars Palace hotel last January 2006. In this even she beats out almost 83 celebrities and poker professionals and gain winnings of almost $55, 000.
Furthermore, the Texas-born actress was able to established her presence in a variety of game table of celebrity tournaments which includes the 4th edition of Celebrity Poker Showdown and the 1st Annual Nicky Hilton New Year’s Eve Poker Tournament at Caesars Palace, these gives her chances to stand out with almost 91 celebrities and other poker professionals which claims the first place and the largest chunk of the $120,000 prize pool.
Elizabeth becomes truly passionate of her poker career that she was able to cashed four times in the World Series of Poker(WSOP) in 2006 and 2007. She advanced to the semi-finals of the NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship in a field consisting of the top poker professionals before losing to eventual champion Paul Wasicka. Among her four opponents she defeated the three World Series of Poker multiple bracelet winners namely Jeff Madsen, Barry Greenstein and Humberto Brenes.
And last April 2010, because of the actress Lebanese origin, she was announced to play at the team Lebanon at the World Team event in Las Vegas which happened last May 2010. Aside from Elizabeth Shannon, Team Lebanon also includes the players Dany Georges, Joe Awada, Freddy Deeb and Mark Betor.
Shannon thinks of herself as an spiritual person. Thus, through her spirituality she feels that it helps her in gaming at poker tables. Giving her possibilities to a good karma and good cards as well. Elizabeth always makes sure that she strengthens and support her gaming energy before entering any tournaments. She do make sure also that she had enough freshness and calmness of the mind before competing at any high level of every top-grade poker tournaments.
Without no doubt, Elizabeth always finds a way to do both careers in different fields: Poker Addiction and Keeping her position in movie career. In the way indicated, there is no negative reasons to think that she will slide down either of the two field.
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