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

December 2019

Michelle Nastasis cracks Aces by drowning them in the river

By Michelle Nastasis
yes, I got lucky to spike a 5 on the river. I almost expected it
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December 2019

The Villain takes the bait and gets felted

By Michelle Nastasis
They don't call AQ offsuit a parking lot hand without a reason
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