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Annie Duke

Born: Sep 13, 1965

Birthplace: Concord

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United States

Annie Duke

Date of Birth : Sep 13, 1965
Birth Place : Concord

Anne LaBarr "Annie" Duke is an American professional poker player and author. She holds a World Series of Poker gold bracelet from 2004 and formerly was the leading money winner among women in WSOP history. Duke won the 2004 World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions and the National Heads-Up Poker Championship in 2010. She has written a number of instructional books for poker players, including Decide to Play Great Poker and The Middle Zone, and she published her autobiography, How I Raised, Folded, Bluffed, Flirted, Cursed, and Won Millions at the World Series of Poker, in 2005. Duke co-founded the non-profit Ante Up for Africa with actor Don Cheadle in 2007, to benefit charities working in African nations, and has raised money for other charities and non-profits through playing in and hosting charitable poker tournaments. She has been involved in advocacy on a number of poker-related issues including advocating for the legality of online gambling and for players' rights to control their own image.

Profession


  • Actor
  • Film Producer

Also known as


  • Anne LaBarr Lederer
  • Annie Lederer

Parents


  • Richard Lederer

Spouse


  • Ben Duke

Children


  • Lucy Duke
  • Maud Duke
  • Leo Duke
  • Nell Duke
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