Kara Scott

Kara Scott Blog: Hard Work = Success

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The most successful poker players I know work incredibly hard to stay at the top of their game. I think that might actually be the biggest misconception that I run across, when it comes to people who play the game professionally. There is this idea that because poker is a ‘game’ that it’s not really […]

5 Ways You Know That You’re a Poker Player

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Kara Scott spends a lot of her either working with poker players or playing this fabulous game herself so she is more than qualified to give her thoughts on five things that make you know that you’re a poker player. Damn You Auto-correct! Your smartphone auto-corrects simple phrases into poker terminology. If you’re trying to […]

“What’s The Deal With That?”

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You can tell a lot about a person by the way they treat people in the service industry. I have friends who swear that going to a restaurant is the best possible first date because it lets you see how the other person treats the wait-staff. Does she snap her fingers to get the waiter’s […]

Swapping Food Poisoning For a Slight Hangover and Empty Pockets

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And so ends another trip to the Borgata in New Jersey. It seems to be becoming a tradition – go to Atlantic City, have an enormous amount of fun, make no money and head home. Eh, there could be worse traditions. When I used to go to the Bahamas for poker tournaments, my ‘tradition’ was […]

Kara Helps Break a World Record!

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In order to play your best poker, it’s important to be able to focus. For me, the best strategy is to spend time with the people I love, doing the things I love. High on that list, is eating truly fantastic food. Thankfully, just before I left for New Jersey to play WPT Borgata, Parma […]

Kara Scott: Be The Pigeon!

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One of the first things that I learned about in poker was the ‘risk reward ratio’. It wasn’t something that I’d come across before in an explicit way but it made a lot of real world sense to me as soon as I heard about it. If you want to get the big rewards, often […]

Kara Scott: “Italy feels like home and I’m very grateful to be able to say that.”

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First of all, thanks to all of you who took the time to share your favourite grind tunes with me after my blog a few weeks ago. I’m always looking for interesting new music choices and love to hear what people are listening to. I had a huge panic recently when I realised that an […]

Kara Enters The Shark Cage!

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Finally, a blog about poker! Well, kind of. Post World Series of Poker, except for a few evenings online, I took a good long time off to rest up and recover. The sun was shining and all was right in my world but I really didn’t have much to blog about in terms of the […]

What Music Do You Listen to When Playing Poker?

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Kara Scott loves to listen to music when she’s playing poker. Here are here favourite tunes at the moment, what music do you like to listen to when playing poker? Here it is, my semi-annual call for new music to listen to while doing the online grind. I’ve never been able to listen to music […]

Kara Scott: A Time For Reflection

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Summer is usually a time of reflection for me. Although we’re smack dab in the middle of the year, the WSOP always feels to me like it marks the end of the poker season. August is a time to rest and recover and then September means diving back into the next crazy round of travelling […]