November 2015 Seattle Poker 2.0 Recap

November Poker 2.0 was a smashing success! As always, lots of great connections happening all night, all around the ro om.  And, as usual, the room and food were awesome thanks to the Columbia Tower Club hosting us in the big room in the sky. But what wasn't usual was the record setting pot -- the [...]

December 5th, 2015|

Seattle, October 2014 Recap

Last night was a very special Poker 2.0.  It was my first night as a Co-Host to this incredible community event, and it was also one for the record books in terms of gender diversity.  Bob has been trying to get more women to Poker 2.0 for ages.  With two new female co-hosts in the [...]

November 1st, 2014|

Seattle, July 2014 Recap

I was so sure that we'd loose a bunch of people this month because of the virtual shutdown of I-90 that I actually removed one of the tables before the event started.  But we defied the odds with a capacity crowd and so I had to have the fifth table brought back out.  Huzzah! Thanks to [...]

July 28th, 2014|

Why should women founders come to Poker 2.0?

This is a question I've thought a lot about almost since the very beginning of Startup Poker 2.0 more than eight years ago.  I have heard it from many, many women. To be clear, the essence of the question is not "why should I come play a game with other founders?"  The essence of the [...]

June 18th, 2014|

Seattle, May 2014 Recap

The views were inspiring from the 75th floor of the Columbia Tower Club.  I really love this venue for poker.   The food was inspiring too -- seriously... the the Columbia Tower Club builds the best cheese plates I've ever seen.  The salmon lasagna and the shrimp something-or-other were top notch as well.  If you're [...]

June 2nd, 2014|

Seattle, March 2014 Recap

We were back at the Tower Club this month.  The views from the 75th floor of the Columbia Tower never cease to awe.  The food is certainly a great upgrade as well. We were over subscribed on four tables and the rebuys were on the high end of aggressive... so we ended up with a [...]

March 28th, 2014|