November 4, 1979, Louisiana
TV personality, playboy model, actress and poker player.
$20,000 (Includes all tournament winnings)
With her appealing looks, charismatic personality, and admirable performances at the tables, Trishelle Cannatella is a well-known face in poker industry. Her poker achievements include ranking as the last celebrities standing at the 2008 WPT Celebrity Invitational and finishing 3rd at the 2010 WPT Invitational with winnings $20,000, not to mention her being as one of the hottest woman poker players. Cannatella was born to French and Italian parents and was brought up as a Southem Baptist. Throughout her high school career at South Lafourche High School, she was part of quite a few athletic teams.
Trishelle Cannatella gained her initial recognition in 2003 when she appeared in MTV’s The Real World: Las Vegas. Since then Trishelle has converted her all appearances into quite a successful career, she has been featured in Playboy, Maxim, Details, Elle Girl, Spin, and Stuff. She also been featured in over 30 TV shows and films, including Criminal Minds, The Dukes of Hazard: The Beginning, The Surreal Life, Punk’d, Fear Factor, Ninja Cheerleaders, and Dr. Steve-O.
” set in gift as for pranks given by Cannatella’s ex-boyfriend and his friends bestowed her promising start in poker games. She used it and taught herself about the know-how of the game. She then began playing online at Paradise Poker, where she developed more poker skills. Soon after, she made her debut from a small $80 tournament at Caesars Palace. Afterwards she determined to take the game more seriously.
In 2005, she appeared on Celebrity Poker Showdown where proved herself worthy of poker stardom. In 2008, she was one among the celebrities who made the final table of the World Poker Tour Celebrity Invitational, declaring herself the real poker player of the poker world. In 2010, Cannatella hosted the Trash Talk Championship, a charity event held at the Hard Rock in Las Vegas. Further the event proceeded to the Sharon Osbourne Colon Cancer Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre, where she was awarded with a seat to the World poker Tour Invitational tournament. She finished third in the event, winnings $20K. During a strange turn of events, Cannatella came across Absolute Poker through a mutual friend. Eventually, Absolute Poker offered her a sponsorship as an ambassador. She has been assigned the responsibilities of doing both video and written blogs, going to charity events, and spending her summers at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.
More recently, she has become the latest poker player to join the team of professionals at Sure Bet Poker.
She is currently sponsored with TEAM Absolute Poker and is still actively pursuing her career in films, but she can be found online at Absolute Poker on regular basis, where she plays as Trishelle C. When she is not doing films she enjoys playing online at Absolute Poker & Ultimate Bet as well as participating in charity tournaments around the country.