Cyndy Violette is a great example of a poker player who has
started at the bottom and worked her way up. When she first began
playing poker, she was pregnant and only 22 and could barely afford the
cost of the games she played, $1 and $4 poker.
Cyndy being the
character that she is managed to grasp the opportunity and work her way
up to higher payouts fairly quickly, she discovered a hidden skill that
she had for the game. At this point, she started to realize, and dream,
that she could make a career out of playing poker.
Many who have
played against her see Cyndy Violette as a challenge not only because of
her skill but her looks as well, for some it might prove very
difficult not to be distracted by her obvious beauty.
1980’s, after divorcing her husband and returning to poker after a few
years off, she moved to Atlantic City. Cyndy moved in an attempt to
enhance her poker career and that is indeed how it worked out for her.
says she only plays the weekends. Cyndy does this because that is when
the most celebrities, businessmen, and multi millionaires are out and
ready to play. She normally plays the $150/300 games and sometimes goes
up as high as the $400/800 games.
Cyndy is a high stakes poker
player and has had several final table appearances as well as winning at
the World Series of Poker in May of 2004 at $2000 Seven Card Stud Hi Lo
Split. Cyndy has been known to travel the world in search of a good,
high stakes game.