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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 …

A Few Thoughts on Jaclynn Moskow’s Blog Post

When cash game player Jaclynn Moskow uploaded a new post on her blog Thursday, she threw a hand grenade into the poker community that made Twitter and other social media explode. Now three days later the thread “What happened to Jaclynn Moskow on Poker Night in America” on the 2+2 …

Nominees for Women in Poker Hall of Fame Announced

The candidates for the Women in Poker Hall of Fame (WiPHoF) have been announced, and for the first time the public has been invited to join the voting process. The seven strong candidates are: Debbie Burkhead: Involved with poker since 1995 – both as a player and an industry professional. …

Leo Margets No Longer a Team PokerStars Pro

Spanish pro Leo Margets has announced on Twitter that she is parting ways with PokerStars to pursue other projects and new adventures: Nuevo año, nuevas aventuras! Se acabó una etapa con Stars y empieza otra con proyectos muy apetecibles. Ganas de exprimir el 2016! — Leo Margets (@LeoMargets) January 2, …

Justin Bonomo Speaks Up About Sexism in Poker

The discussion about sexism in poker continues to grow after Cate Hall – among others – came out and talked about the misogynist culture women face, when we sit down at a poker table. Melissa Burr and Vanessa Selbst have criticized Daniel Negreanu and Alex Dreyfus for excluding women, when …

Jennifer Harman Newest Member of Poker Hall of Fame

Sixth time’s the charm for Jennifer Harman who will be inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame, Class of 2015, together with John Juanda on November 6 at Binion’s Gambling Hall. Harman is only the third woman to make the cut and follow in the footsteps of Barbara Enright (2007) and Linda …

Yaxi Zhu New Team PokerStars Pro

Yesterday is was announced that Taiwan’s Chen-An Lin and China’s Yaxi Zhu have become the newest members of Team PokerStars Pro. With the addition of the two Asian players PokerStars continues its focus on the fast growing Asian poker market. Zhu is the third female poker player from Asia to …