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Liliya Novikova Biography

Liliya Novikova Biography

Liliya Novikova was a dubbed Russia‘s ‘sexiest poker player’ has been found dead from a suspected massive electric shock in her bathroom.

Liliya Novikova had been alone at home and her body was discovered on the floor of her bathroom in Moscow.

Liliya Novikova Biography

She is believed to have been charging her phone or another device in the bathroom when she was electrocuted.

Ms Novikova was highly skilled with numbers with a first class degree in engineering from a top Russian university.

Liliya Novikova Age

Liliya Novikova was 26 years old.
Liliya Novikova Biography

Education

Liliya was a design engineer who graduated from the prestigious Bauman Moscow State Technical University – the second oldest educational institution in the country.
Liliya Novikova Biography

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She is reported to have had a contract with PokerStars online card room, and ran her own web masterclasses and workshops for beginners.

Russia’s Channel 5 mourned the death of the country’s ‘sexiest poker player’.

She had also previously been described as Russia’s ‘most beautiful poker player’.

Liliya Novikova Biography

Ms Novikova’s parents became worried when she did not answer her phone in her flat on prestigious Kutuzovsky Prospekt.

Videos showed her teaching poker and congratulating Russian military men on the Day of the Motherland Defender in February.

Ms Novikova was also a keen cyclist, snowboarder, rower and boxer.

She ran her own online shop for poker-themed clothing.

The administrator of her official group on Vkontakte social media posted: ‘I do not know how to present such news, I have been thinking for a while and it is very hard for me to write this.

Liliya Novikova Death

Liliya Novikova Biography

They asked a neighbour to check the apartment, and her body was found on the bathroom floor.

The Russian Investigative Committee said: ‘During the first checks of young woman’s dead body, signs of electric shock trauma were registered.’

Some reports say the device, thought to be her phone, was ‘faulty’ but others say she died because she banged her head as a result of the electric shock.

A postmortem is to be held.

Lilya Novikova Cause of Death (Electrocution)

Liliya Novikova Biography
According to Russian local media, Lilya died after electrocuting herself with a hairdryer. Russia’s Investigative Committee, an official government body, said there were signs of electrocution injuries on Ms Novikova’s body.
The administrator of her official group on Vkontakte social media posted: “I do not know how to present such news, I have been thinking for a while and it is very hard for me to write this. (Liliya) is dead. Yesterday, an accident. She is not here anymore. She has left us.”


After her death, PokerStars Ambassador Lex Veldhuis said; “she had such a good influence on poker/twitch community through her hard work and efforts. I’ve always admired all the many different things she did. What a tragic loss, and so young.”
 

Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Liliya Novikova, 26, had been alone at her home when her body was discovered 
  • Famous in Russia, she had a first class degree in engineering from top university
  • Ms Novikova has been described as the ‘sexiest poker player’ in Russia by media

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