Lorraine Bane loves poker.

"I love the game and I love that ladies can be competitive with the men in this game."

Bane is a retired Environmental Systems Technician who worked on B-52s in the Air Force, "a long, long time ago."

She calls herself a recreational poker player and she travels from Papillion, NE for the bigger tournaments in the area.

Bane's been married for 35 years. She met the, "beautiful man," Timothy Bane in Guam while both of them were in the Air Force. They have had two kids together.

She has two career cashes, including a first-place finish in February of 2008. She won a WSOP Circuit Ladies Event for $7,438.

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