The First Known Transgender Professional Poker Player

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Who is Michelle Nastasis?

One side of her is a dreamer/gambler/idealist. The other side is conservative/practical and seeks stability/security. My challenge is to learn to have the best of both worlds.

I also have difficulty dealing with, not only my personal emotions, but others as well. I sometimes appear to others as emotionally self-sufficient, but I tend to deny my true feelings, often at great physical risk to myself. My outward appearance and manner give the impression of being open minded and fair, but when I make up my mind to do something, I'm a real bulldozer!!!!
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Michelle is an amazing speaker who gives talks on valuable lessons she has learned throughout her professional poker career. Click below to see the list of her speeches and get in touch with her if you'd like her to speak at an event.
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Hand Analysis

November 2023

A check raise trap spung on an unsuspecting victim

By Michelle Nastasis
Hand from 6 November 2023Event #6 $150 NLH at Peppermill Poker Palooza
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October 2023

Getting max value fro pocket aces

By Michelle Nastasis
April 2021. South Point Casino Las Vegas, NV LIPS Tour Nevada State Ladies Poker Championship Main Event.
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