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Shelley Rubenstein

Shelley Rubenstein is a writer, producer and broadcaster, specialising in art and culture, travel, food and drink, and poker. She contributes to numerous publications, such as The Independent, National Geographic Traveller and The i Paper. As Contributing Editor to Dennis Publishing's gambling and poker titles, she interviewed the world's greatest poker players and covered major global tournaments and events. Shelley devised and produced the gambling documentary series, “£50 Says You'll Watch This" for Channel 4 Television.
Kosher Poker
Poker has long been linked with both writers and the Jewish community. Journalist and poker player Shelley Rubenstein has been dealt a strong hand with her guests for this discussion. Then primarily known as a comedy performer, Patrick Marber chose the game as a setting for his debut play Dealer’s Choice, a 1995 Evening Standard Award winner at the National Theatre, while his career since has included Closer, Notes on a Scandal and directing Leopoldst...