Published on October 28th, 2021 | by Isabelle Karamooz, Founder of FQM


Welcoming Fabien RICHARD as our New Poker Journalist at French Quarter Magazine

We are happy to announce that Fabien RICHARD joins French Quarter Magazine today as a new poker journalist. Fabien will share articles, photos and videos on WSOP poker tournaments for FQM and will work like our many journalists and writers around the world to report throughout the year. In this new role, Fabien joins our editorial team to help guide our readers and viewers across all of our platforms.

Header Photo Credit: French Quarter Magazine.

Watch the short video below live from the WSOP:

Fabien brings 15 years of poker news experience as a journalist in digital, print media and the radio. As a writer and reporter, Fabien has taken photos of the greatest legends of French and international poker since he covered the WSOP in 2005.

Throughout his career, he’s done a lot of things, he ran the Live Poker website. Photographer, head of communication for France at King’s Casino in Rozvadov, former manager of Team ONPOK led by Guy Pariente, Fabien is often invited on radio studios.

A native from North of France, Fabien is currently in Las Vegas this summer/fall and shares the main live information from the Rio Hotel and Casino on his blog “Au Coeur de Vegas” and now we are delighted to have him as our correspondent in Las Vegas. You can follow him from our website, our social networks and our newsletters but also on

Please join in welcoming Fabien to our French Quarter Magazine team.

About the Author

is originally from Versailles, France. Isabelle harbored a lifelong fascination with exploring the world. Her journey began at 17 when she seized the opportunity to study abroad in Rhonda, Spain, igniting a passion for travel that took her across continents. From vibrant Hong Kong to picturesque Ireland, from the historic streets of Italy to the enchanting landscapes of Morocco, she embraced diverse cultures and experiences, truly embodying the spirit of a global citizen. After several years of exploration, Isabelle found a sense of home in Los Angeles, where she immersed herself in the vibrant cultural scene while working at the French Consulate. With a deep-seated love for the arts and history, she pursued her academic endeavors, earning a Bachelor's degree in History from the University of California, Berkeley. Furthering her dedication to education, she has studied to pursue a Master's program in teaching at the University of Southern California, eventually sharing her knowledge and passion as a French instructor for aspiring students at UNLV and CSN in Nevada. Driven by her passion for storytelling and cultural exchange, Isabelle founded French Quarter Magazine, where she serves as the Editor-in-Chief. In this role, she orchestrates the publication's diverse content, from conducting interviews and pitching story ideas to capturing captivating moments through photography. Currently, she is channeling her creative energies into her first English-language work, a novel that delves into the compelling life of Coco Chanel. Filled with adventure, intrigue, and a touch of romance, her debut novel promises to captivate readers with its rich tapestry of history and emotion.

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