Lauren Kling

You had to make sure that you not only knew the material, but that you knew it better than everyone else. GPI News and Announcements. Kling states that her dream job is to be the CEO of a multi-billion dollar company. It was there that math whizzes devised a way to beat the casinos for millions using card counting and team play. It links to the player's profile in order to prevent any data errors. Tournament Results of Lauren Kling Legend:

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When the count is bad, you want to be betting small. Kling quickly realized that she had enrolled into one of the most academically challenging schools in the country. Berkley is a pretty tough school. You had to make sure that you not only knew the material, but that you knew it better than everyone else. Without an outside release from the rigors of her school work, Kling turned to poker.

Her father had taught her the ins and outs of blackjack, but now it was Lauren that had something to show him. Before long, trips home to visit the family would result in the two of them heading off to the casino to test their new found knowledge.

This was before the laws had changed in Florida, so we just played the biggest stakes we could find. The competition was just so bad that it became a regular routine for us. I can only remember one trip where we lost. They approached me because I had been a pretty active participant in the class and I accepted.

I ended up teaching the poker section of the course for a year before graduation. We taught everything from card counting to the history of poker.

Poker was booming on television with the advent of the World Poker Tour and World Series of Poker episodes, so Kling gave the students what they wanted. I liked to keep it fun, so I would spend the first 45 minutes of class on the historical side of the game and reserve the last 45 minutes of class for playing and instruction.

Kling was a hit in the classroom, but with her collegiate career coming to an end, she was forced to weigh her options. A semester spent abroad in Barcelona, Spain put things into focus. The time I spent overseas changed all of that.

I guess you could say that I became a big fan of the jet-setting lifestyle and wanted to find a career that would allow me to travel. After studying entrepreneurship, I realized that I was drawn to the idea of being my own boss and keeping my own hours. There is more to life than sitting behind a desk.

With her mind set, Kling followed her father to Las Vegas and began her career. I was grinding six, sometimes seven days a week and I just knew something big was on the horizon.

Everything just finally came together and I was able to pocket that big score. The money provided a nice cushion for her bankroll, but it also legitimized her abilities to her peers, who seemed to have trouble accepting that an attractive, young female could break into their boys club. That it was another player using my account.

Eventually, I learned to use that scrutiny as a motivational tool. Kling has always been a sponge for soaking up new information and that skill set has proved to be a valuable asset in her poker career.

Sep 20 - Oct 8, at Kings Casino. Sep 21 - 29, at Sochi Casino and Resort. Unibet DSO - Cannes. Oct 1 - 7, at Casino de Divonne-les-Bains. GPI Player of the Year GPID is a unique identification number, assigned to each individual player, that will be used in the future in order to register for most poker tournaments around the world.

It links to the player's profile in order to prevent any data errors. Johannesburg, , South Africa. Kling states that her dream job is to be the CEO of a multi-billion dollar company. If she won the lottery, she would travel the world with five of her closest friends. Having studied Engineering and Business at Berkley, Kling is smart, beautiful, and deadly at the tables. That combination has proved rare over the last couple of years, so the sky is the limit for Lauren Kling if she plays her cards right.

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