Olivia "Liv" Boeree is a bona-fide poker celebrity. Not simply a
poker pro, Liv has presented numerous poker TV shows and plenty of
live poker events coverage. Outside of poker, she co-presented the
Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards 2008, and has appeared on gameshows
such as Golden Balls and Codex. As well as presenting,
hosting, and playing poker; Liv Boeree has modelled for various
non-poker magazines including Loaded and Maxim.
Liv Boeree graduated from the University of Manchester with a
first class honours degree in Physics and Astrophysics before
moving to London, where she was selected as one of five contestants
for the reality TV show "Ultimatepoker.com Showdown", in which she
was mentored by Phil Hellmuth, Annie Duke, and Dave Ulliot.
Following the show, Boeree was determined to play poker seriously,
and after presenting and hosting for various poker events and
shows, she went on to win the 2008 Ladbroke's Ladies Championships.
Perhaps her most significant win to date came in 2010 when she won
the European Poker Tour in San Remo, taking a total prize of
Interesting Fact: Liv Boeree is a keen music fan and guitar
player, and during her time in Manchester was active in the heavy
metal band "Dissonance".