World Poker Tour extends a very warm welcome to our new WPT Royal Flush Girl, Raysa Peres Fuentes! Raysa is making her debut at the partypoker.net WPT Canadian Spring Championship at Playground Poker Club.
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Born in Kiev, Ukraine, Raysa has worked for many major international brands, including Shiseido. She has a degree in Business Administration from Barcelona, Spain and Nottingham, UK, and a BA in International Economics from the University of Kiev. Raysa is also a professional piano player and holds a Masters in Rhythmic Gymnastics.
At the age of 16, Raysa started working as a model and was selected for the beauty contest “Best Model Of Ukraine.” Modeling was then her main dedication, and she started climbing the ranks and competing in top competitions, despite her young age.
Raysa has been published in more than 40 editorials, and has been featured in works for various international fashion brands.
Tempted by film work, she co-starred in two films made by Dovzhenko Film Studios, one of the most prestigious movie production studios in Ukraine. Soon, she was selected as a representative of the magazine Duplet, appearing in more than 15 covers of the magazine.
Raysa is an independent woman who relies on hard work. She has modeled for brands in the Spanish panorama, such as Rosa Clara, Max Mara, Prada,Escada, Roberto Verino, Jones New York, Novisima, Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, Devout & Lomba, Javier Larrainz, El Corte Ingles, and Yera.
She has been featured in many magazines and international firms such as Love, WAPA for Cristian Dior, InStyle for Chanel , The World for Loewe, and various catalogs such as Lizzeta, Cowest,Creed Fashion, Decathlon, NoMasVello, Eduardo Rojo, and Cortefiel.
While in Madrid, Raysa appeared in some of the most relevant works in the city. She has performed in national television shows and tours throughout Spain including L’ Oreal, launching the INOA products.
Working hand-in-hand with McLaren, Raysa consistently appeared in the Formula 1 presentations and races from 2005 to 2011. In addition, she was the face of the advertising campaign “Perfect Refining Foundation” for Shiseido on TV and Internet.
Raysa has appeared as a RFG for WPT Europe, and hosted Take Zero and Play.
Her various passions include sports, music, nature, and art. Currently, Raysa resides in Miami, Florida.