Vanessa RoussoA dual citizen of France and the United States, Vanessa Rousso is a professional poker player currently studying law at the University of Miami.
Location: Las Vegas, NV, United States
Total Winnings: $3,489,244 (Includes all tournament winnings)
First Place Finishes: 6
Marital Status: Single
Started Playing Poker: When I was 5
Favorite Poker Game: Texas Hold-Em
Ambition: I hope to become an expert at the fine art of balancing poker with a busy law school career.
Hobbies: Sky Diving, Traveling, Chess, Backgammon, Boating, Skiing, Running
Favorite Movie: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Favorite Music: Ambient Music
Favorite Place: A hotel room, in a bathrobe, with room service and a movie.
Favorite Celebrity: Brad Pitt
Poker Players I Respect Most: The WOMEN! :)
If I could change anything in the poker world: I would make women's events more conducive to skilled play (bigger starting stacks, slower pace, etc.)
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A dual citizen of France and the United States, Vanessa Rousso is a professional poker player currently studying law at the University of Miami.
It was during her first summer break from law school that Vanessa first became serious about poker. In just her first year of play she has multiple cashes in major tournaments, including a seventh-place finish in the $25,000 buy-in World Poker Tour Championship and a win at the $5,000 buy-in Borgata Open. In 2007, she has continued to succeed, placing 2nd in the prestigious $2500 buy-in online Pokerstars WCOOP Main Event for over $700,000.
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