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Opinion: Cate Hall on Poker’s Woman Problem

Several weeks ago, before abandoning productive life for the glorious summer camp known as the World Series of Poker, I began writing an article about the phenomenon of sexism in the poker community. At the time, I simply assumed it would be uncontroversial to start from the premise that sexism …

E-Tay Donates 1% of WSOP Winnings to PokerWomenNews

As PokerWomenNews at the moment has no sponsorship deals or advertisement contracts every donation to the site counts. Before the 2015 World Series of Poker kicked off, poker pro Esther Taylor-Brady (aka E-Tay) generously promised to donate 1% of her earnings this summer to PokerWomenNews. In April 2015 she wrote …

Vanessa Rousso No Longer a Member of Team PokerStars Pro

American poker player Vanessa Rousso was a member of Team PokerStars Pro for 9 years. She was signed just after she finished in 7th place at the $25,000 WPT Championship in 2006. But now Vanessa Rousso and PokerStars have parted ways. F5Poker.com was the first media to notice that the successful …