Rotorua woman's punt to drop everything in pursuit of professional poker career pays off

How many of you would drop everything to become a professional poker player?

Renae Baker from Rotorua did just that, and now she's the eighth best player on the World Poker Tour.

Seven Sharp's Julian Lee went to Rotorua to find out why the sulfuric settlement is a bastion for world-class poker and why women are so hard to read in the video above.

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Renae Baker has officially secured her place as eighth best player in the world on the World Poker Tour. Source: Seven Sharp

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