Xuan Liu

Xuan Liu

  • Age: 30
  • Born: Tian Jin, China
  • Lives: Toronto, Canada
  • Winnings: $1.5 million
  • Career Titles: 2
  • Career Cashes: 38

Liu is a long-time commitee member of the St. Jude Children's Hospital Poker Fundraiser and also supports Because I am a Girl - Plan's global initiative which provides for and promotes the rights of girls and their families around the world. A keen blogger, she writes about a wide range of feminist issues covering everything from the treatment of women in the world of poker to female role models. As part of the Girl Got Game Reality TV Show, Xuan will participate in a Celebrity Charity Poker Tournament in Los Angeles in May 2016.

Follow Xuan: xuanblog.com @xxl23

Charities Xuan has supported

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Self-confessed comic book nerd (her favourite comic book hero is Rorschach from the Watchmen), Liu was cheered up by Vanessa Selbst after coming 4th in the 2012 PCA Main Event when Selbst reminded her how many cheeseburgers she could buy with her winnings.Liu also stars in poker reality TV series Girl Got Game alongside poker peers Sofia Lövgren and Kitty Kuo.

Career highlights

Liu made it onto the WSOP final table in May 2012 (6th Place). Other notable tournments include the 2012 Pokerstars.com Caribbean Adventure (4th Place), the 2011 Pokerstars.com EPT San Remo (3rd Place) and the 2015 Aussie Millions (2nd Place).

"I think it’s very shallow when someone states that the game is easier for females. There’s a different set of obstacles involved. There may be more opportunities, but it’s also harder to gain respect from your peers." (Card Player Magazine)
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