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History Made: Ema Zajmovic First Female WPT Champion

Finally! It would take 15 seasons before the first-ever female champion of an open WPT Main Event was crowned. I 2008 Van Nguyen won an invitational only WPT, and three female players – Natalia Nikitina (2011), Mette-Louise Christiansen (2014), and Irina Nikolaidi (2015) – have all won WPT National Main Events. …

2016 World Series of Poker

Kristen Bicknell Wins Second Career Bracelet

In 2013 Kristen Bicknell won her first gold bracelet when she took down the Ladies World Championship for $173,922, beating Leanne Haas heads up. Now three years later the experienced online grinder has done it again, and this time in an open event with more than 2000 entries. The $1,500 …

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“Borgata Million”: Elena Stover Runner-Up

 The Borgata Spring Poker Open is in full swing with 19 events on the schedule and eight of them already in the books. The opening event, a $560 Deep Stack tournament with $1 million guaranteed, attracted more than 2,500 entries! One of them was Elena ”The Groupie” Stover, who …