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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 …

Loni Harwood Wins WSOPC High Roller and Fifth Ring

The WSOP Circuit Las Vegas has been a huge success for female poker players. First Lena Evans won Event #5, then Louise Francoeur took down Event #8, and now two-time bracelet winner Loni Harwood has taken down Event #13: $2,200 NLH High Roller. Harwood outlasted 129 players and beat Joseph Cheong heads-up to collect her …

FIRST RING FOR LOUISE FRANCOUER

The WSOP Circuit Rio Las Vegas saw yet another female poker player winning a ring yesterday. After Lena Evans won her second gold ring a couple of days ago and Nadya Magnus finished runner-up in another event, Louise Francoeur emerged victorious in Event #8: $365 No-Limit Holdem. The Las Vegas based pro …

Maria Lampropulos: Nine Months Two Million

Maria Lampropulos must be the owner of one of the most impressive learning curves in poker. Back in November 2014 the Argentine cashed in her first tournament. It was the R$3000 BSOP Millions Main Event in Sao Paulo, and Lampropulos wound up taking 188th place for R$ 7,350 ($2,913). Since …

Jessica Bian Hong Yang Wins WPT Korea

It took 15 WPT seasons before Ema Zajmovic became the first woman to win a WPT Main Event on the Main Tour back in February this year. Fortunately, women have been more successful on the felt of the WPT National Main Events with three winners so far: Natalia Nikitina (2011), Mette-Louise Christiansen (2014), …