A scandal outshined the stunning victory of Vanessa Selbst

A scandal outshined the stunning victory of Vanessa Selbst

The professional poker player Vanessa Selbst was one of a few women who could reach the considerable heights in poker. This girl managed to win 1, 8 million dollars in one of tournaments of World poker series in 2010. It seemed that event had to become the main in the season but a story with journalistic fraud came to the front.

It turned out that one player of the final table noticed that another one was played along by the journalists who were nearby. Soon it appeared that friends of one participant could really obtain an accreditation that allowed them not just to attend the tournament but also report right from game places. Such shrewd move was made to observe the cards of rivals. Pseudo-journalists were quickly carrying the information to their accomplice providing him with an obvious advantage in the game.

When the fraud was revealed the disturbance among players became serious. They outshined the phenomenal winning of Vanessa Selbst, though the amount of her prize conceded only to eminent Anna Oberstadt and Annie Duke's win.

 
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