There is a magnificent scene in Cinderella II: Dreams Come True where the newly crowned princess realizes she's in over her head. Literally! Her beautiful blonde locks may be able to swoon the prince, but they certainly can't balance books!
Married and ready to begin her happily ever after, Cinderella realizes it's not so fast. The palace has rules. Lots of rules. (Should napkins be cream or eggshell?? Or, as they say in Cinderella's native French, écrue?!) And in one of the most memorable movie scenes from my childhood, the princess becomes overwhelmed.
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This is what learning poker feels like.
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Complicated, difficult, and obscure.
As if something is waiting to trip you up at any moment!
That's where this site come in.
Life is peppered with unwritten rules,
and so is poker! Designed to compliment my book
A Girl's Guide to Poker, amandasaces.com teaches you the things no one tells you before entering the casino, from "cash or credit?" to which cards are truly better than the rest. (hint: not credit cards!)
Our fun games + quizzes range from knowing the odds to learning how to speak like a poker player. With amandasaces.com, you'll be able to separate your "p's" from your "q's," and your losses from your wins.
So if you can't distinguish between a salad fork and an entree utensil or a bet and a raise, then get your act together, princess, and sign-up now!
Your kingdom awaits.
Think you've got what it takes? Try our 'casino trip' quiz now!
Or try our '10/10' flashcard trainer!
"Poker is so much better than spending my free time scrolling through Instagram! I got to use my mind in ways I didn't expect, and explore a new side of myself."
- Megan C., 25
"I hated poker before. But when I learned to look at it as telling a story, all of a sudden it seemed less random, more fun, and Amanda's style actually gave me an affinity for the game. We had a guys' poker night and I placed 2nd in the first tourney and 1st in the second one!."
- Jake I., 30
"I've been playing poker for decades, but began falling behind the times. I was too 'old school'. But thanks to Amanda's Aces, at age 63 I can now play like the young guns!"
- D.B., 63