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Anne Albrecht

The Poker League of Nations is a Game Changer For Women’s Poker

In 2017 Poker League of Nations (“PLON”), emerged. It’s the largest and most internationally represented women’s poker organization in the world. PLON’s core focus is implementing initiatives to get more ladies into open poker fields, incl. hosting staking satellites during Ladies Week and entering two women into the WSOP Main …

WSOP: Farhintaj Bonyadi Wins Super Seniors Bracelet

It would take 36 events before the first female bracelet winner Farhintaj Bonyadi emerged at this year’s WSOP. Bonyadi outlasted 2,190 players to capture the coveted bracelet and the massive first place prize of $311,451. The $1,000 Super Seniors No-Limit Hold’em Event kicked off four days ago, and was scheduled …

WSOP: Kate Hoang Runner-Up in Omaha Hi/Lo Event

Two years ago Kate Hoang was heads up for a bracelet in the $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo event. She barely missed becoming the third woman to win an open event that year and had to settle for second place and $182,281. Yesterday Hoang was once again in a great position …

WSOP 2018: PokerWomenNews’ Picks For Female Bracelet Winners

The big online poker series in May have concluded. PokerStars’ SCOOP and 888poker’s XL Inferno are in the books, and both live and online grinders are beginning to look forward to summer camp, the 2018 World Series of Poker. Unfortunately the percentage of women playing live compared to online is …

Ema Zajmovic Runner-Up in WPT Amsterdam

In the modern era of poker a few female accomplishments stand out: * Vanessa Selbst winning three WSOP Bracelets and back-to-back NAPT Mohegan Sun titles. * Kristen Bicknell and Loni Harwood taking home two gold bracelets each. * Victoria Coren winning two EPT Main Event titles – and being the …

Ema Zajmovic Makes Third WPT Final Table

Ema Zajmovic, who became the first woman to win an open WPT Main Event in 2017, when she won partypoker.net WPT Playground, has done it again! Made another WPT final table, her third, and this time in Amsterdam. Heading into the final day of play Zajmovic will enter the final table second …

11 Nominees for Women in Poker Hall of Fame Announced

The Women in Poker Hall of Fame has inducted 19 women within the poker industry since the inception in 2008. Among the inductees are legends of the game like Jennifer Harman, Barbara Enright, Linda Johnson, Marsha Waggoner, Kathy Liebert, JJ Liu, and Victoria Coren. Not to mention industry professionals like June …

WPT LAPC: Maria Ho Takes Third Place in High Roller

Maria Ho was only two spots away from winning her first 2018 title when she final tabled the $25,500 LAPC Rockstar Energy High Roller. Ho entered the stacked final table that included Nick Petrangelo and Alex Foxen second in chips. Down to three players Ho was all in with ace-five suited …