Russian poker player dies from electrocution in bathroom

Lilya Novikova,
Lilya Novikova,, 26, was found dead in the washroom of her apartment.

A Russian online poker player has been discovered dead after she was shocked while drying her hair.

The body of the 26-year-old was found in the washroom of her apartment in Moscow Tuesday, as per Russian state news organization TASS.

She was identified as Lilya Novikova, a star in the realm of online poker referred to fans as Lia. “During the underlying examination, hints of electrical damage were found on the injured individual’s body,” a source told TASS.

Novikova’s body was found by a neighbor, the news service detailed.

“Relatives wound up disturbed when the young lady quit reacting to telephone calls and requested that her neighbor check on her. She found the young lady’s body,” a law authorization source told TASS.

She normally posted video streams on Twitch.tv, a live spilling stage prominent among internet gamers.

Notwithstanding poker, Novikova was keen on paddling, boxing and bows and arrows.

Her Instagram account, on which Novikova depicts herself as a “master poker player,” demonstrates her snowboarding and swimming, just as playing poker both on the web and in club.

Online poker is a gigantic business, with top players acquiring a huge number of dollars. Be that as it may, new PC projects may make human players bankrupt.

In 2017 a program got DeepStack broadly vanquished 10 out of 11 proficient poker players using a kind of man-made brainpower its makers depict as “instinct.”

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