Poker Hall Of Famer Linda Johnson Hates Spicy Food, Loves Lasagna

Check out 25 odd facts from "The First Lady Of Poker"

You might think you know a thing or two about Poker Hall of Fame member Linda “The FIrst Lady of Poker” Johnson but do you really?

Sure she helped form the Tournament Directors Association (TDA), but did you know that she “hates wearing shoes”? Of course, she was the original publisher of CardPlayer Magazine but did you know that she once got a massage from an elephant?

Read: 25 Things You Might Not Know About Me

Well, you would know all these incredibly random life details about Linda if you checked out her latest article on the aforementioned Cardplayer. She literally just lists a seemingly random list of bizarre facts that she thought you should know…and there’s some pretty good items to be gleaned from her like…

Kenya is my favorite vacation spot; Thailand is second.

I love to shop – especially at swap meets, garage sales, and the 99-cent store.

I’ve been on almost 200 cruises.

Lasagna is my specialty when it comes to cooking.

and…

I’m ready to retire!

She may be ready to retire, but clearly the poker world is not ready for her to do so. The well-liked Johnson continues to be a core member of the new Senior Poker Tour team and the charity organization PokerGives.org.

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