The combination of a woman and poker can bring good luck

The combination of a woman and poker can bring good luck

The combination of a woman and poker can bring good luck Since olden times it is considered that there is no place for women in poker. Despite the fact that from time to time women participate in tournaments and even win them, poker remains man's game.

In the end of the 19th century Ellis could become a surprising exception of the rules. She got the nickname "Poker" due to her talent for gamblings. The girl was born in the English province but moved to Colorado, to the gold mines. Her husband, the engineer who often liked to play poker after work and on the weekends lived there. Over time, Ellis learned the rules of the game and often played with her husband. When the engineer died, the heroine remained without livelihoods. Then she remembered about poker, and started to earn quite a lot of money. Ellis was told to play poker every day except Sunday as she taught at Sunday school.

In several months Ellis "Poker" became known all around. She managed not just to support herself, but to earn quite a good fortune of 5 thousand dollars. Those days this sum was really huge. Being an old lady Ellis moved to New York where she opened a whorehouse and the game hall. It brought her an unprecedented income. During her life Ellis had not just lots of games played, she had shot twice her male rivals and even killed one of them.

 
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