Stars in Poker World Shine on WomensPokerYak Podcast

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Diana Donofrio, host of, welcomes top names in the world of poker to her podcast. In this series, she interviews Evelyn Ng, Bob Daily, Debbie Burkhead and Nancy Todd Tyner. Donofrio, who is a poker star in her own right, invites listeners to learn about the world of poker and the gaming industry by eavesdropping on her conversations with these poker greats. This podcast is part of the family.

Dianna Donofrio, host to one of the hottest new poker podcasts on the internet,, is joined by amazing guests in this new series of her podcast, found on brings Donofrio's quick and lively wit to play as she interviews Evelyn Ng, Bob Daily, Debbie Burkhead, and Nancy Todd Tyner, the latest additions to her podcasting family. She showcases each as podcasts stars besides being stars in the poker world.

Evelyn Ng, professional poker player starts off this series. Ng shares her views on women's participation at the 2008 World Series of Poker and how she started as a dealer in the early years. She has done a fantastic job at promoting herself and her name. Despite not winning a tournament, she is one of the most recognizable female poker personalities. She has been on numerous television shows including Poker Royale, Poker After Dark, NBC's National Heads Up Poker Championship and the World Poker Tour.

Robert Daily joined an elite group at the 2005 and 2006 World Series of Poker as its' Tournament Director. Under Daily's leadership the 2006 WSOP'S Main Event set an astounding record with 8,773 players and is yet to be broken. 2007 brought Daily to the felts at the WSOP, but this time as a player. He set a record by becoming the only former WSOP Tournament Director to have ever played and cashed at the 2007 WSOP $10,000 Buy-In Main Event. Daily talks about his early years as a grandson of a Texas United States Senator, his travels around the world, early entry in gaming and women's continued growth in the poker industry.

Following the Daily podcast, Donofrio spotlights Debbie Burkhead, columnist for Poker Player Magazine, Over the years Burkhead has managed to amass quite an impressive list of poker accomplishments and cashes. She plays tournaments that have a comfortable buy-in, usually under $1,000, and often wins her seat through satellites. Her lifetime earnings stand at over $145,000- not bad for a retired cash player who plays only for the love of poker.

Nancy Todd Tyner is the 2008 WPT Ladies Champion and Past President of the American Association of Political Consultants. If ever there was woman who sets an example enhancing the image of women taking that next step into the poker world it's Nancy Todd Tyner. As you listen to her interesting life you hear the full story. Poker and Politics has (with the emphasis on has, as in past tense) been traditionally a "man's world". Tyner crossed the barriers in both worlds. For more info on Todd Tyner go to or

Donofrio has been a poker industry leader for 20 years and brings her talents, knowledge and poker friends to her listening audience. Formerly on the staff of US Senator Birch Bayh and Gov. Matthew Welsh (both of Indiana) and ombudsman to former Mayor Russell G. Lloyd of Evansville, IN, she now devotes her time, passion, and energy to Poker Charity Events as President of PokerGivingBack, playing poker and podcasting.

Donofrio's friends are many. Future guests/podcast stars on her WomensPokerYak channel will include Nolan Dalla, Media Director, World Series of Poker; Susie Issacs, two time World Series of Poker bracelet winner; Lisa Tenner, Co-Owner Card Player Cruises and owner of Tenner & Associates; plus Jamie Gold, 2006 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion. is one of many channels found on is an internet marketing organization and global media network that features podcasts on channels that reflect a wide range of topics- from politics to health to Poker and beyond. is always on the lookout for new podcasting talent and for businesses that are seeking an effective and cost-effective manner to reach their niche marketing audience.

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