Vanessa Rousso: Pro Poker Player and Law Student

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Meet Vanessa Rousso, a professional poker player also known as Lady Maverick.

In addition to being an incredibly successful member of Pokerstars, she is among the top five women on the all-time money winners list in professional poker history. She began making money as a professional poker player in 2005.

Vanessa Rousso

When she isn't busy playing poker, Rousso is working toward her law degree at the University of Miami. She graduated from Duke University in 2001 with a degree in Economics.

Seems that one has worked out well for her!

Rousso has also appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and she's the spokewoman for She is married to Chad Brown.