Shortly after her first birthday, Lieu brought to America by his parents, Liz was created in Colorado by her older sister.
Lieu started playing Chinese poker at age 13 with his friends and immediately fell in love with playing cards, at 18, she began to play her games on their own with a friend when both playing Hold'em Pai Gow .
Lieu was primarily a player limit Texas Hold'em cash games for several years, until his friend John Phan encouraged to enter the 2005 World Series of Poker. Phan encouraged to enter the $ 1,500 no-limit hold'em event, which she finished in fifth place, earning more than $ 168,000 in prize money, was also ranked 12th in the $ 5,000 no-limit hold'em event in the same year and won the tournament three thousand U.S. dollars as well.
A few months later, Liz 4th in the $ 2,500 No Limit Hold'em event and 16th in two other tournaments in the top of the 2005 Bellagio Festa Al Lago tournament, taking home over $ 80,000 in less than a week of work.
She went on to finish in the top ten at the World Poker Finals, Five Diamond World Poker Classic and Gold Strike World Poker Open, his first tournament win came in 2006 LA Poker Classic at Commerce Casino, where he won the 1000 limit hold'em event billion, its second tournament win came when he won the same event in 2007.
In 2006, Liz was honored by the WSOP and ESPN as a Final Table Grand Marshall along with Johnny Chan.
In the introduction by Nolan Dalla, she was referred to as the favorite woman to win a WSOP bracelet in 2007, she won more than $ 590,000 in live tournaments.