Toby Bochan


Toby Leah Bochan is a former writer for ThoughtCo, who covered poker for 18 months in 2004 and 2005. A poker expert, she is the author of "The Badass Girl’s Guide to Poker" and a contributor to "Woman Poker Player" magazine and the book "Women's Poker Night." She also teaches poker classes.


B.A., English/Creative Writing - the University of Michigan; M.A., Fiction/Poetry - the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas, Austin.

Awards and Publications

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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