Lucy Rokach

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Lucy Rokach
Nickname(s) Golden Ovaries[1][2]
Residence Stoke-on-Trent, England
Born Lucienne Rokach
Cairo, Egypt
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) None
Money finish(es) 6
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
26th, 1996

Lucienne "Lucy" Rokach is an English professional poker player from Stoke-on-Trent. She was born in Cairo, Egypt and is now regarded as one of the top female players in Europe. She also commentated on the popular Late Night Poker television series with Jesse May during its fourth season, and had a 3rd-place finish in the series 6 grand final (the highest-ever finish for a female player in a Late Night Poker grand final.)

She won the 2003 European Poker Top award for Lifetime Achievement after winning the Winter Festival in Dublin in both 2001 and 2003.[3] Rokach cashed in the World Series of Poker $10,000 no limit hold'em main event in 1996 and 2004.

Rokach also commentates on The Poker Channel, alongside Gary "The Choirboy" Jones and Roy "The Boy" Brindley.

In his book Ace on The River, Barry Greenstein says he considers Lucy the best female no-limit hold 'em player in the world.[citation needed]

As of 2009, her total live tournament winnings exceed $1,200,000.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mikhail, Kate (2005-05-09). "'It's like a personal affront to their manhood if you bluff them out of a pot'". Guardian News and Media Limited. guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 2009-01-03. 
  2. ^ Rokach, Lucy (2005-01-06). "Cardrooms that understand the importance of catering to the players are the ones that are successful". CardPlayer.com. Retrieved 2009-01-03. 
  3. ^ "Lucy Rokach". Poker.co.uk. Retrieved 2009-01-03. 
  4. ^ Butt, Robert. "Lucy Rokach - Stats". TheHendonMob.com. Retrieved 2009-01-03.