Writer and poker player from Los Angeles, CA. Author of Pot Committed blog.


Change100 is a San Francisco-based freelance writer. Following a seven-year career in motion picture development, she married two of her passions, writing and poker, and joined the poker media. For the last five year's she's traveled the globe covering poker's premiere events including the World Series of Poker, the Aussie Millions, the World Poker Tour Championships, the World Series of Poker-Europe, and countless stops on PokerStars' European Poker Tour and the Latin American Poker Tour. She has written for Bluff Magazine, the PokerStars blog, PokerNews, Party Poker, Poker Player Newspaper, Tao of Poker, and has authored the poker blog Pot Committed since 2005.

Change is also an avid no-limit hold'em player herself, starting out in low-limit cash games at the Commerce Casino. In January 2011 she earned her first major live tournament victory, winning the $1,000 Ladies No-Limit Hold'em event at the PokerStars Carribean Adventure for a $29,798 score.

Change grew up in Los Angeles, CA and earned degrees in film and theatre from Northwestern University. She currently resides in San Francisco.


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