The poker writer Amanda Botfeld

Amanda Botfeld

Amanda Botfeld has written articles for the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, and Los Angeles Times. She is the author of the book A Girl's Guide to Poker, dedicated to making poker friendly and accessible to everyone. Amanda is especially passionate about introducing beginners to the game and seeks to simplify strategies in a way that everyone can understand. In 2021, she was a World Series of Poker final-tablist where she and her father took third place in the WSOP tag team event. Now she splits her time between Los Angeles and her husband's native Ireland. They met at a poker table.