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China's Queen of Poker, Celina Lin, Discusses Road to Becoming a Pro and More

"In terms of growing up in a Shanghai family, it is kind of expected that you grow up to be a lawyer, to be a doctor, and so forth." — Celina Lin.

Celina Lin was born in Shanghai, China, but she moved to Melbourne, Australia, at the age of seven. After attending school, Lin choose poker as opposed to a more normal career path that her parents had envisioned her traveling down.

In this two-part interview with PokerNews, Lin discusses her decision to become a poker player, the conversations she had with her parents, and poker in China.

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