Newsday: Women learn career lessons at poker table

Poker Divas

Women seeking a seat at the corporate table might want to grab a seat at the poker table first.

That was the message delivered to about 50 Long Island women — accountants, bankers, attorneys — who gathered recently to learn the basics of no-limit Texas Hold’em, as well as how principles of poker apply to doing business deals.

“Poker is the new golf,” says Ellen Leikind, who led the…

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