Shirley Rosario – Poker Player / Industry Professional
Shirley is a poker player and former website owner. She has worked as a prop player and a commentator for the Bicycle Casino’s ‘Live at the Bike’ show, which featured ring game poker games broadcast live over the Internet. Shirley won the 2005 Legends of Poker Omaha Championship and placed second to Phil Hellmuth in 2003 at the L.A. Poker Classic Omaha Championship. She also placed first at the 2003 Grand Slam of Poker No Limit Hold ’em Shootout at the Hustler Casino and three HORSE events at the Commerce Casino in 2009, 2010, and 2011. Her latest win was the HORSE tournament at the Big Oktober series at the Bicycle Casino in 2015. She also worked on the business side of poker. She owned and operated a poker information website, Poker-Babes.com, before selling it to PokerStars in 2010. She continues to be the face of the site and updates the blog occasionally. Rosario has been quoted as an expert on women in poker by The Times, the Associated Press and The New York Times. In 2004, she appeared in Poker for Dummies with Chris Moneymaker. To date, her total live tournament winnings exceed $400,000.