Jan Fisher started her poker career in 1977 when she moved to Las Vegas to become a poker dealer. She dealt for 15 years before moving on to semi-professional playing and poker management. She is a partner in Card Player Cruises and also a co- founder of the Tournament Directors Association. She has served as the tournament director for the highly successful PartyPoker.com Million events and hosts various tournaments around the country.
Jan wrote the Poker 101 column for Card Player for ten years and currently writes the column “Fishing Around” for Poker Player. She is on the Board of Directors for the Poker Players Alliance, Ladies International Poker Series and Co-Founder of the Charity “Poker Gives”. Jan was seen on the Travel Channel as the live studio announcer for the Professional Poker Tour and was the statistician for the World Poker Tour for its first six seasons. She gives poker seminars and lessons around the country, is an instructor for WPT Boot Camp, and is involved in many charity projects. She was inducted into the Women in Poker Hall of Fame in 2009.