Kristy Gazes

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Kristy Gazes is a professional poker player originally from California. Kristy Gazes was born October 28, 1967.

Kristy Gazes has been playing poker since 1986. Kristy Gazes made a living for years as a high stakes cash game player in Los Angeles, California.

Kristy Gazes preference for high-low split and mixed games like H.O.R.S.E and H.O.S.E. has earned her the nickname "Mixed Games". She made the 2002 World Series Of Poker S.H.O.E. final table.

Kristy Gazes biggest career win came in 2005, when she took first place in the Full Tilt Poker Championship at the Wynn Las Vegas, besting a live televised final table that included among others Ted Forrest, Clonie Gowen and Daniel Negreanu. Kristy Gazes took a $250,000 payout for her victory.

In 2003, Kristy Gazes won the World Championship of Online Poker Omaha high low split title.

Kristy Gazes made multiple final tables during the first season of the Ultimate Poker Challenge and appeared as a guest commentator on that program. Kristy Gazes appeared in the GSN series Poker Royale Battle of the Sexes.

In 2007, Kristy Gazes made two final tables at the Aussie Millions, the Main Event & Pot Limit Omaha event, taking home over $230,000.

In August 2007, Kristy Gazes won the World Poker Tour Season Six Ladies Invitational.

As of 2008, Kristy Gazes live tournament winnings exceed $910,000.

Kristy was formerly married to poker pro Bill Gazes.

In recent years she has shifted her career focus from poker to the stock market and now owns a successful options trading business.

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